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※Much of this content differs from the “DOUBLE DUTCH CONTEST JAPAN 2018” (DDCJ2018) outline,
so please be sure to confirm the content of the DDCJ2018 outline as well.
【 TITLE 】 DOUBLE DUTCH CONTEST WORLD 2018 (DDCW2018)

【 DATE 】 March 11, 2018 (Sun)

【 VENUE 】 Maihama Amphitheater (2-50 Maihama, Urayasu City, Chiba Prefecture)

【 ORGANIZER 】 Japan Double Dutch Association (specified non-profit organization (JDDA)

【 MANAGING
GROUP 】
DOUBLE DUTCH CONTEST Executive Committee
【 ASSISTING ORGANIZATIONS 】 Belgium DOUBLE DUTCH CONTEST Executive Committee, China DOUBLE DUTCH CONTEST Executive Committee,
France DOUBLE DUTCH CONTEST Executive Committee, Hong Kong DOUBLE DUTCH CONTEST Executive Committee,
India DOUBLE DUTCH CONTEST Executive Committee, Korea DOUBLE DUTCH CONTEST Executive Committee,
Singapore DOUBLE DUTCH CONTEST Executive Committee, USA DOUBLE DUTCH CONTEST Executive Committee
Thailand DOUBLE DUTCH CONTEST Executive Committee
OVER THUMPZ Ltd., Japan Students Double Dutch League (JSDDL)

【 SUPORTED 】 G-SHOCK, Keio Travel Agency, FREEGUN JAPAN, Nature Made

【 PARTICIPANT REQUIREMENTS 】 Lovers of double dutch age 5 years or older as of April 1, 2018.
※People born on or before April 1, 2013.

【 DIVISIONS 】 ・JUNIOR (age 5 – 12) ※Birthdate is between April 2, 2005 – April 1, 2013
・U-19 (age 13 – 18) ※Birthdate is between April 2, 1999 – April 1, 2005
・OPEN (age 19 or above) ※Birthdate is on or before April 1, 1999

 ※Important notice
・If the team members are of varying ages, the team must compete in the age division of the oldest member on the team. (Ex.: 2 elementary school students + 1 junior high school student = participate in the U-19 division)
・Teams may be composed of any gender and any number of participants.

【 EVENTS 】 <JUNIOR & U-19>
・Performance (2 – 3min.)
・Speed (30sec.)

<OPEN>
・Performance (2 – 3min.)
・Speed (30sec.)
・Freestyle battle

【 PARTICIAPTION RIGHTS 】 ※For teams from participating countries other than Japan
●Only the top teams from both the “Speed” and “Performance” events at each country’s qualifying competition for all categories (JUNIOR, U-19, and OPEN) are given the right to participate in the DCW2018.
 ※However, the number of teams with participation rights varies depends on the number of competing teams in each country’s qualifying competition. This is the same for each country’s qualifying competition, and applies to all categories (JUNIOR, U-19, and OPEN).

[DDCW participation right acquisition details]
1 team – 59 teams・・・・・1 team
60 teams – 89 teams・・・・・2 teams
90 teams or more・・・・・3 teams

 ※Applicable countries: Belgium, China (Shanghai), France, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Singapore, USA

●If the team that wins a DDC is not from that country, they are not automatically eligible to compete in the DDCW. Only teams that live in the country in which the DDC is held and win, or place amongst the top teams (refer to the DDCW participation rights details) attain the right to compete in the DDCW.
Ex.: If JUNIOR 30 teams, U-19 50 teams, OPEN 100 teams participate in a DDC
JUNIOR(30 teams) U-19(30 teams) OPEN(100 teams)
1st Home country team A Hong Kong Home country team E
2nd Home country team B USA Home country team F
3rd Home country team C Home country team D Home country team G
※The teams highlighted in yellow have the right to compete in the DDCW.

●The maximum number of Performance teams that can compete in the DDCW2018 is 15 teams from each division (JUNIOR, U-19, and OPEN), a total of 45 teams.
【 SEED TEAMS 】 ・DOUBLE DUTCH CONTEST WORLD 2017 1st place: “REG STYLE”
・DOUBLE DUTCH CONTEST U.S.A in HAWAII 2017 1st place: “Hiryu”
・Double Dutch Delight Japan 2017 Open Division 1st place: “Mrs. DOUBLE DUTCH”

【 AWARDS 】 <Speed>
 ・Junior Cumulative number of jumps Top team
 ・U-19  Cumulative number of jumps Top team
 ・Open  Cumulative number of jumps Top team
 ・Fastest Jumper

<Performance>
 ・Junior Cumulative points of all judges Top 3 teams
 ・U-19  Cumulative points of all judges Top 3 teams
 ・Open  The top 4 teams receiving the most points from all of the judges are selected to compete in the "BATTLE," which determines the final ranking.
      ※ There is no match to determine 3rd place in the BATTLE.s
 ・Best of Show

【 TICKETS 】 <3/11 DOUBLE DUTCH CONTEST WORLD 2018>
【Pre-event tickets】
 ・S reserved seat Adult 5,000 yen
 ・S reserved seat Child 4,500 yen
 ・A reserved seat Adult 4,500 yen
 ・A reserved seat Adult 4,000 yen

【Day of event tickets】
 ・Day of event ticket Adult 5,500 yen
 ・Day of event ticket Child 5,000 yen

・Application period … January 22, 2018 (Mon) 12:00PM (Japan time) – February 18, 2018 (Sun) 5:00PM (Japan time)
・Ticket information and ordering is possible on the website under the “Tickets” section.

【 PHOTOGRAPHY & FILMING 】 ●Flash photography is not permitted during the competition.
 ※Anyone filming in a way that causes problems for the competition may be asked to move.
●No responsibility will be assumed for loss or damage of cameras.
●Sale of footage taken at the venue for the purpose of profit is not permitted.
【 Inquiries 】 Japan Double Dutch Association Secretariat, DOUBLE DUTCH CONTEST Executive Committee
<E-mail> info@doubledutchcontest.net
<URL>   http://doubledutchcontest.net