Solent Pole and Hoop Competition 2015.

Solent Pole Hoop Competition

Introducing... The 5th Solent Pole and Aerial Hoop Competition!!  This is a PDC Approved Event.

Where and when?


The Solent Pole competition is being held at Oasis Mayfield school, Ashley Crescent, Sholing Southampton, SO19 9NA.

The event is being held in the theatre on Sunday 22nd July with doors opening at 11.30am.

Pole Dance Categories:

Performers (levels 1, 2 and 3 of the PDC Syllabus Book)
Intermediate (levels 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the PDC Syllabus Book)
Expert (levels 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the PDC Syllabus Book)

SEMI-FINALS - VIDEO ENTRY Entries open: 2nd of March. Entries close & Video deadline: 30th of June.

Your entry to the semi-final will only be secure once we have received both form and payment! (Entry is £15 per category) Video links can be sent later. Late video links will not be accepted without good reason. Videos can be from any time in 2015, but filmed specifically for the competition, not a recent performance or competition video. Results: You will find out if you are through to the final by mid-August - although if we can get them out sooner we will!


Performers (PDC levels 1-3) theme for performer category: musicals! Routine length: 2mins 30 secs

Intermediates *FULL* (PDC levels 1-4) 2mins 30 secs

Expert (Anything goes) 2mins 30 secs

Professional (Anything goes) 3-4 mins

Mens 2 mins 30 secs

Doubles 3-4 mins


Julie Burns Pole dancing instructorBeginner/Intermediate *FULL* 2mins 30 secs

Advanced/Professionals 3-4 mins (You can have up to 20 seconds either side of the 2 mins 30 seconds music length!)

The PDC syllabus we are using is the 2013 edition - the one that is currently out - can be downloaded as a PDF for just £4 on the PDC website

All information, rules, application form and documents are now available on our website



Pippa Loveridge, Emma Haslam O'Toole, Andi Cherry Ariseanu, Dan Rosen & Amy Capper.

The first ever Solent Pole Competition was organised in 2012 by PDC Approved 3 star pole dancing instructor Julie Burns proprietor of Julie's Dance (pictured left).

For more information, to enter or to buy tickets please E-mail Southampton Aerial Arts School.

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