SUMARY RULES HONKY TONK
Aimed at social linedancers looking to have fun with their teachers
and peers. As it is a contest of the Line Dance Association nobody needs
to have the license of any association or federation.
The costumes are free, it would be
appreciated appearance country
Honky Tonk Country
& Honky Tonk Freestyle
1.- Follow step description. No
because of handicaped contestants are
2.- No exaggerated arm movements,
that go beyond the accompaniment of the corporal movement when having fun.
Never use “show up” arm movements. Never use excessive body expression.
3.- Fundamentally the contestants must
demonstrate that they are amusing themselves following the pace of the music
4.- The contestants can show while
dancing the "motions" represented by the music that is playing,
but without excessive body expression.
5.- Exaggerated arm movements or
excessive body expression will imply the last placement.
The instructor accompanies the pupils on the dance
floor, like a guide. The pupils (A) of the instructor (Pro) go out with
him/her to the dance floor to dance linedance.
The group can be of 6 to 8 pupils. A group may have two instructors but
only one can go out to dance floor with the group.
The instructor does not count. Only the pupils
count for the judges.
The pupils are either Honky Tonk line dance contestants or pupils that have
never taken part in a contest or competition.
The dances are the same as in Honky Tonk
Two or more groups go together on the dance floor
A drawing decides
each one of the two ProAline groups that will take part together.
Presentation of choreographies “Spotlight Choreographies”
· This contest is the way to present your
choreographies to the Line Dance Association.
· The Line Dance
Association chooses de choreographies for the next season´s
Honky Tonk fun contests, beetween the
ones presented to the Choreography contests along the year.
· All the
contestants receive a medal: Gold, Silver or Bronze. We rank the
choreographies by its own value and not
compared with the other contestants.
· Intended for social linedancers looking to have
fun with their teachers and peers. Being a contest of the Line Dance Association,
nobody needs to have the license of any association or federation.
· Only one choreography can be presented in each of
the three Categories
· The three categories are: Country, FreeStyle, ABC-TAG
· There are two difficulty levels of the
choreographies for the previous categories: Beginner and Intermediate
· In Country and FreeStyle it
cannot be presented choreographies with Tag or ABC type, but it is
authorised if the choreography only has a restart.
· In Country choreography it must be to Country
music. It is considered that a song is country, if the singer is recognized
as such by the great organizations of country music of the USA.
· In FreeStyle the
choreography can be to any other type of music.
· ABC-Tag is a division for choreographies, to
Country music or to Freestyle music, including one of these two
· The costumes are free, although the country
appearance in the Country choreography category will be considered.
Footwear is free.
· The organization will study all the choreographies
presented, and reserves the right to change categories, or level, in those
cases in which it does not fit the requirements of that category.
IMPORTANT: The Step descriptions (in pdf format) and the songs (in mp3 format)
must be received on advanced . If we do not have
them on time, in the indicated format and with the proper identification,
of choreography will be cancelled. Both the pdf and the mp3 files should be
named using the following structure:
Type of Choreography – Your
name – Name of Choreography