United Kingdom Professional Pole Championships 2013.

ukppc logo pdc approvedThe results are out and the eagerly awaited line-up of UKPPC 2013 is now in the public domain. Competitors faced tough online heats to attain a place in the grand finals. Here is the list of competitors who will be competing on the night:

Elite Category
Kristina Walker
Jess Leanne Norris
Bendy Kate
Penny Howarth
Lisette Krol
Dan Rosen
Hanka Venselaar


Professional Category
Dawid Skowronek
Charlotte Robertson
Steph Foster
Leah Rose
Julia Boccetti
Amy Williams
Sarah Ritch

SPONSOR'S CHOICE: Emily Smith UKPPC pole dancing banner

Instructor Category
Annalisa Muresu
Rebecca Howard
Natalie Elkington
Leyen Luu
Caroline Rees
Laura Pearson
Kassia Portas


The grand final will be held on Sunday 1st December 2013, 3-8pm at the International Centre in Telford. Tickets are now on sale.

Both the on-line heats and the grand final will be scored by a panel of experienced pole dancers from across the UK who all have significant judging experience and who face a tough decision on the night with a wealth of talent on the stage.The UKPPC 2013 Judging Panel are:

Donna GantUKPPC 2012 pole dance judges
Jo Dandridge
Karen Chaundy
Pippa Caesar
Robyn Rooke
Sam Remmer

UKPPC 2012 judges pictured right.

The UKPPC is sponsored by X-pole who will be represented on the night by Stacey Snedden. Stacey is an accomplished pole dance and aerial hoop teacher and she is also the sales manager at Vertical Leisure.  Stacey will be awarding the Sponsors Choice Award on behalf of X-Pole.

The UK Professional Pole Championships is the first competition in the UK to give professional dancers the opportunity to compete against their peers through our three professional categories - Instructor, Professional, and Elite.  UKPPC aims to be a fair, ethical, professional, and transparent competition that recognises the athleticism and artistry of pole dance.

The UKPPC offers pole athletes the chance to compete in three professional categories - Instructor, Professional, and Elite

Professionals compete on one static and one spinning 45mm X-Pole

All competitors get full feedback and scorecards at every stage of the competition

There are no compulsory moves.

UKPPC is a PDC Approved Event which adheres to the PDC code of conduct for pole dancing promoters.