This section is valid for both online and in person participants.

All finalists participants must register and upload their video (online) or music (In Person) files after they create their own account directly on the registration page no later then 15th June 2023.
If you already have an account with please log in at registration page.
After completing the registration, including the payment section, you will receive a confirmation email at the email address registered to your Dance Comp Genie account.
Teachers, parents or a representative of the competitor can also register all entries.
The school/studios/companies must create their account, add all the dancers they are attending with, and then enter each entry.
They would then submit and checkout with all of them.
It’s important to have this central account to link everything within the same school/studio/company together.

All finalists may register for the Finals with a MAXIMUM OF ONE PIECE IN THE SAME CATEGORY!
Duets and Ensambles may submit multiple entries.
All ensemble categories may enter to the Finals with 50% members of the final selected piece .


This section is valid for both online and in person participants

Competitors will be judged by an international Jury based on 100-point system.
Competitors will be judged on artistry and technical skill.
Male and female participants in all age divisions will NOT compete separately.

The competition will give out final ranking scores after the competition ends.
The jury reserves the right to withhold any award or to divide an award between competitors.
Decisions of the jury are final and without appeal.
The jury of IDTCI reserves the right not to present all of the announced awards.

The participants may take part at the event in person or online(recorded videos).
Keep in mind that online participants will compete separately from the In Person ones.

In Person Specific Rules

Arrival date

Competitors can arrive to  Mesagne Italy on Thursday, July  6  2023, to check-in.
The Check-in will start at 10AM at Bell Art Cultural Association Via Filippo Turati 8 Mesagne (BR) Italy.
Contestants must check in at the Competition at least on the day of their appearance.
Please make your travel plans accordingly.


Music Backup

Competitors should bring with them a backup copy of their music, either on a flash drive in mp3 or wav format.


Travel And Accommodation

Travel and expenses to and from the competition are the responsibility of the competitor.
Accommodation is the responsibility of the competitor.


Stage Appearance

Technical rehearsal/open stage will be provided before each round.
The order of appearance is determined by the competition after registration deadline by the latest
The competition takes place at Teatro Comunale Mesagne Via Federico II di Svevia, 1101 - 72023 Mesagne.
The stage dimensions are 9x8m.
Flat stage with linoleum dance floor.

All competition performances are held before a public audience.
Every participant at the competition will receive a Pass Card for entrance to the theatre and workshops for the competiton days on the day of check-in.
A free Pass Card will also be given to every teacher or companion.
For single participant, pas de deux /duet or groups /schools up to 7 participants. 1 free Pass Card will be given to every teacher or companion.
For groups of 8 or more participants a maximum of 3 extra free Pass Cards will be given.
However, extra passes will be available at registration and also at the Teatro  Comunale di Mesagne at a cost of 10€ to view the competition during the days  7th and 8th of July.
The pass covers all the days of the competition.
The competition is open only for teachers , companion or relatives of the participants .
The Final Gala Performance will be open to the general public and free of charge.


Competitors should provide their own costumes and make-up.



Competitors are responsible for securing their own medical and accidental insurance for the duration
of the competition.

By registering, the participants DECLARE to be aware that during the competition will be made photographic /cinematographic shots of the participants and authorizes the publication of the same on
the website of the Competition and on social media of the Competition.

Online Specific Rules


The finalists  have to upload only videos files that has been filmed in any space during the year 2023.
The finalists may send the footage filmed in any space indoor or outdoor (at other events), with or without costumes, provided that the footage is clean view and clear sound.
The body of the dancers must be clearly and fully visible throughout the filming all the time.

By registering, the participants give permission to the competion for the videos to be uploaded on the competition's websites for the purpos of the competition and for a public audience to watch.

NO special effects allowed in the footage.
The video must be one recording shot and not multiple recordings edited together.
Studio, school, company’s logos are allowed in dancer's videos.