Event Program North American Pole Dance Championships and Convention 2017

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Saturday July 8th
Sunday July 9th


Friday July 7th, 2017
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Intermediate Division
Erotic Art Division
Erotic Elite Division
Semi-Pro Division
Elite Prep Division
Midwest Elite Division

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Main Doors open – 7:30am

9:30am Megacenter Doors open:
Times are estimated – Each division will begin approximately 15 minutes after the preceding division ends. Awards Ceremonies will take place approximately 15 minutes following the last division of that show.

10-11:15 – Intermediate Division
This is an entry level division with limitations allowing moves primarily from the Pole Dance Community Syllabus levels 1-3 up to several basic inverts

Competitors in order of appearance:
Angelique Rachelle
Lindsey Browning
Jacqueline Ann
Thressa
Lauren Marie
Emily
Laura
Krystle


11:15-12:45 – Erotic Art Division
This sensual/erotic division is limited in the skill level of moves allowed
 including lower advanced levels which may include inverts but restricts extreme typse of moves as outlined to the competitors in their criteria

Performance: Elizabeth Carmine Black

Competitors in order of appearance:
Jess Rose
Alyssa Rudner
Maddy Frechette
Seth Bacher
LeSa
Maria K
Erin-Eclaire
Megan West

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12:45 – 2:15pm – Erotic Art Elite Division
This sensual/erotic division allows all skill levels with no restrictions. The winner of this division will receive a 5-night trip for two to Hedonism Resorts hosted by Pole Dancer Travel and round trip airfare for one sponsored by Castaways Travel to comete in the Erotic Pole Dance World Championships during Dance Wicked For A Week from 10/21 – 10/28.

Competitors in order of appearance:
Nicole Neil
Suzy
Virginia Draghi
Patty Yaconis
Rachel Laney
Cat Zadeh
Wren Amelia
Danielle Tillie
Maria Huebert

Performance: Heidi Coker

  • Awards ceremony to follow

*The following workshops will be delayed if the awards ceremony is not finished by 2:30pm. Listen for announcements by the emcee

3pm: Free mini workship with Estee Zakar in the pole playground:
Press up handstand crash course:
Play with taking the kick out of the handstand entry. Learn what muscles need to be engaged and the technique that will allow you to find the press to get your hips over your shoulders!

2:45pm – 4:15pm – Workshops St Charles Ballroom
4:30 – 6:00pm – Workshops St Charles Ballroom
Purchase Workshops HERE or using computers at the registration desk

 


 

6:00pm – Megacenter Doors open
Times are estimated. Each division will begin approximately 15 minutes after the preceding division ends. Awards Ceremonies will take place approximately 15 minutes following the last division of that show.


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6:30- 8:00 – Semi-Pro Division

This division is limited to moves primarily from the Pole Dance Community Syllabus levels 1-4, restricting extreme advanced level moves

 

Performance: Wild Side Troup


Competitors in order of appearance:
Kim Ann
Amanda Leigh
Maddy Frechette
Jolyn
May-Fong
Jessica Marsh
Tanya Wilkins
Bailey Elizabeth
Lauren Fr
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8:00 – 9:00 – Elite Prep Division
This division has no limits to the skill level of moves allowed but was open to competitors by registration without pre-qualifying video application. Competitors in this division may or may not feel ready to compete in the International Elite Division.


Competitors in order of appearance:
Yvonne Lutz
Brandi Larine
Bridget Hollern
Ladaska
Mandy Higgins

9:15-11:15pm –  Midwest Elite Division

This division has no limites to the skill level of moves allowed but is only open to residents of the Midwest States. Finalists were chosen by qualifying through online video selection by our panel of judges.
The winner of this division will receive a prize of $500

 

Competitors in order of appearance:
Amy Schoonover
Divine Em
Leah Franklin
Jill Parker
Jordan Mazur
Kristina
Elizabeth Tuazon
Amanda Runion
Lisa Mundo
Corey Elyse
Jen Lowery
Hilary Jade

 

Performance: Natasha Wang

  • Awards ceremony to follow

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Saturday July 8th, 2017
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Essential Pole Division
Grand Masters Division
Masters Division
Doubles Division
International Elite Division

 

Main Doors open – 7:30am

8:00am-9:30am – Workshops St Charles Ballroom
Purchase Workshops HERE or using computers at the registration desk

10am Megacenter Doors open
Times are estimated. Each division will begin approximately 15 minutes after the preceding division ends. Awards Ceremonies will take place approximately 15 minutes following the last division of that show.

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10:00 -11:30am – Essential Pole Division
This division is limited only to spins, Floor transitions and floor work. Competitors are not allowed to climb up or sit on the poles, hold any aerial tricks or invert hips over head at anytime which they are touching the pole. they are allowed to have hips over head in floor work away from the pole.

Competitors in order of appearance:
Jolyn
Maria K
Lauren Osters
Lise Ann B
Sarah Quadlin
Erin Chapman
Denise
Amanda Bigras
Olivia Stephano
Lezah Victoria


11:30 – 12:45 – Grand Masters Division
Open competitors age 50 and over with no limitations to the skill level of moves allowed

Competitors in order of appearance:
Susan Ohlenkamp
Colleen Larson
Conni aka Susie Keesling
Cindy Treble
Bob Zamora
Regina aka Dark Angel
Mary Caryl
Lynn Casey


12:45 – 1:45pm – Masters Division
Open to competitors ages 40 – 49 with no limitations to the skill level of moves allowed

Competitors in order of appearance:
Kristen Benney
Jill Olig
Paige Lee
Jane Carter
Melanie Piek
Capucine

Performance: Michelle Mynx

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  • Awards ceremony to follow

*The following workshops will be delayed if the awards ceremony is not finished by 2:30pm. Listen for announcements by the emcee

3pm: Free Mini Workshop with Toby Monson in the pole playground
Introduction to partner acro

3:30pm: Free Mini Pole Workshop with Marina Heck in the pole playground
Lively Lower Static Pole

2:45pm – 4:15pm – Workshops St Charles Ballroom
4:30 – 6:00pm – Workshops St Charles Ballroom

Purchase Workshops HERE or using computers at the registration desk


6:00pm – Megacenter Doors open
Times are estimated. Each division will begin approximately 15 minutes after the preceding division ends. Awards Ceremonies will take place approximately 15 minutes following the last division of that show.

Performance: Alethea Austin

6:30- 7:45 - Doubles
This division showcases partner pole dancing. Teams choose to perform on poles set on static or spin or both and may use synchronized dance as well as each other for support and aerial tricks.

Competitors in order of appearance:
Cia Johnson & Kim Laffoon
Tynesha B & Seth Bacher
Kimberly Blank & Taylor Lovstad
Leah Franklin & Corey Elyse
Kaitlyn aka Dark Horse & Laura Tibbets aka Eden
Loni Mizerka & Kari Becker
Ellen Beard aka Quinn & Nora Bock aka Ivy

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Intermission: 20 minutes

Performance: Tara Meyer

8:15pm – Pole Wear Fashion Show
Come see our guests featuring pole wear and other fun fashions presented by Mika Yoga Wear, Artista Apparel, Glory LA and PolerForm

8:45-10:30pm –  International Elite
Open to competitors world-wide with no limitations on the skill level of moves allowed. The winner of this division will receive $1000 and will be sponsored by Midwest Pole Dancing, Inc at the Pole Championship Series at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio in March 2018

Competitors in order of appearance:
Shay Williamson
Rosalyn Mow
Anna Alvarez
Julien Miguel
Megan "Bunni" Thompson
Sabrina Madsen
Kris Mac
Melanie Piek
Rachelle Ribera
Anna von Hoyningen Huene
Meredith Burgess

Performance: Karol Helms

  • Awards ceremony to follow

AfterGlow Party – Following Awards Ceremony in the St Charles Ballroom – Tickets $20
Free to weekend pass holders

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Sponsored by Hedonism Resorts, Chicago Pole Dance, Aura Heels
Location: St Charles Ballroom
Free pizza and sandwhiches – cash bar

Must have a weekend pass pass to attend or may purchase a ticket for $20
Raffle prizes – Tickets on sale at the NAPDCC booth


Sunday July 9th, 2017

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Presentational Division
FabPole Division
Lyra Division

Main Doors open – 7:30am

8:00am-9:30am – Workshops St Charles Ballroom
Purchase Workshops HERE or using computers at the registration desk

 
9:30am Megacenter Doors Open

Times are estimated. Each division will begin approximately 15 minutes after the preceding division ends. Awards Ceremonies will take place approximately 15 minutes following the last division of that show.

 

10:00am – 11:00am Presentational Pole Performances

This is a showcase performance with no restrictions on the skill level of moves for performers who chose not to compete against each other but want to perform on stage. There are judges who will be giving feedback so that performers have the ability to see how they would have scored if they were in a competition but they will not be ranked against each other

 

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Performer: Leesi L'Ru

Performers in order of appearance:
Megan Abitua
Fran Mackenzie
Kristen Rose
Mallory O
Mariana V
Sabrina

Performer: Archer
Performer: Flying Laura


11:15am – 12:15pm – FabPole Division

This division combines two aerial apparatus – silks and pole – with a device that attaches silks onto the top of the pole. The pole is set on spin and the competitor uses both devices to create their performance.

 

Competitors in order of appearance:
Melissa Lulik
Tricia Lauerman
Erin
Joni Franciskovic
Rae Lee Richards

 

12:15pm – 1:45pm – Lyra Division

The poles will come down and a lyra will be hung from the rigging for aerial competition on a metal hoop. Competitors will be allowed to use their own lyra and there are very few restrictions on the skill level allowed.

 

Competitors in order of appearance:
Kim Ann
Jill
Krista Marie
Lauren Levine
Brandi Larine
Meg Klowak
Carla Church
Erin Chapman
Megan Loreen

 

Performer: Becca Buck

  • Awards ceremony to follow

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1 – 2:30pm – Workshops St Charles Ballroom – *these workshops will run concurrently with the lyra division
2:45 – 4:15pm – Workshops St Charles Ballroom
*These workshops will be delayed if the awards ceremony is not finished by 2:30pm. Listen for announcements by the emcee
Purchase Workshops HERE or using computers at the registration desk


 

Special thank you to:

Duane our DJ and his wife Jan for their spectacular work and support of our event for the 6th year in a row!
And to our stage manager Kim and Pole Cleaners: Little Snipper, Manda Ritz, Chris, Sara Jay, Cassandra, Eliza Ann, Tara Zou, & Violet le Fae

 


 

Thank you for joining us and mark your calendars for next year:
July 13th – 15th, 2018
Pheasant Run Resort