Hit The Stage: Kpop Dance Contest

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Are you ready to show off your KPOP dancing skills? OtakuFest presents ‘Hit The Stage: KPOP Dance Contest’, hosted by KPOP YouTubers K!Junkies! More information and contest rules can be found on our website. Application deadlines are August 8th, 11:59 p.m., so be sure not to miss out!

Participation Rules

  • All submissions must be done online. The deadline for submission entry is August 8th, 11:59 p.m. Contestants chosen to perform in the final round will be notified the next day, August 9th. There will be no sign-ups at the convention.

  • One entry per contestant! Please refrain from entering in multiple groups/solos.

  • All participants must have their own ticket to OtakuFest to participate in the contest.

  • If you have any other questions, please email kjunkiesyt@gmail.com with the subject line: ”OtakuFest Kpop Dance Contest”

Application Requirements

  • Each entry must include a “preliminary dance video” along with their application submission. This video must showcase the entry’s dancing skills (preferably of a KPOP cover), must be at least 60 seconds long, and be shared via YouTube link (make sure this video is not set to ‘Private’). This video does not need to be your performance entry song.

  • Entry song MUST be a KPOP song. It is highly suggested that contestants perform the official choreography of their chosen song.

  • Contestants’ performance must be a minimum of 90 seconds long with a maximum of 4 minutes. Audio files must be MP3.

  • First come, first serve! The maximum amount of contestants will be determined at a later date(TBA). There will be no song repeats! If you submit a song that has already been claimed, you will be e-mailed back to decide a different song choice.

  • All applicants will be notified by August 9th with further information.

Performance Rules

  • Contestants will be e-mailed information regarding performance order, sign-in location the day of the event, and contest location.

  • In the case of lost or damaged audio, please bring your performance MP3 on a USB the day of the contest.

  • Dress to impress! Outfits help make the performance, but remember to keep your clothing and performance rated PG-13.


  • Best In Show

  • Best Group

  • Best Solo

  • Judges’ Award