Land Of Lakes Pole Dance Festival

Despite the negative stigma pole dance gets from the media, this movement art has evolved to become a powerful tool for self-esteem and body positivity.

Feel empowered and inspired. Discover a new way to connect with yourself and a supportive community at the Land of Lakes Pole Dance Festival.

Join us in this celebration of the beauty and power of pole dance. Take a beginner or advanced workshop, attend an informative seminar, visit the vendors, watch the freestyles and performances, and settle in to experience the Minnesota Pole Competitions and MN Pole Star Championship live.

January 17-19, 2020

Park Square Theatre Boss Stage
20 West 7th Place
Saint Paul, MN 55102

Register To Compete

MN Pole Competitions and the MN Pole Star Championship

Bring your dreams to the stage with full control of your choice of lighting and video background to create the most unique and breathtaking performance of your life.

A formal and artistic pole dance adult amateur & professional athlete competition that includes an adult and youth Exhibition, open to all that apply.
Each division and level competes in one of four selected categories and is limited to up to 10 competitors per set. Exhibitions are Showcases or Freestyle performances that are not judged.

Divisions

Adult Solo Competition
Adult Doubles Competition
Youth Exhibition Showcase
Adult Exhibition Showcase
Professional

Categories

Artistic Dance

Emphasis on expression of dramatic emotion or serious concept, contemporary, modern, interpretive, & lyrical forms of dance styles fit best here.

Classic Exotic

Emphasis for the artistry of the exotic dance style. Low pole work, sensuality, long lines, flexibility, fluidity of heel work, body rolls, skills in shaking and/or isolating movements.

Performance Theater

Emphasis on telling a story, can be an entertaining upbeat, fun, or amusing spectacle, elaborate costuming, use of prop(s) to interpret story, and/or an emphasis on creative theme, concept, and character.

Pole Sport

The craftship of pole as a sport. Emphasis on difficulty and execution of tricks and transitions. Pole tricks and floor work resemble athletic and gymnastic movements.

Levels

Novice
Beginners. Dancing around the pole and floor at a beginner level, low base pole floor work, spins, poses, no pole inversions; must keep hips below the head when body weight is supported on the pole.
Intermediate
Dancing around the pole and floor at an intermediate level, low base floor work, spins, poses, combos. Inverting from the floor and using three points of the body in contact while inverted on the pole.
Advanced
Dancing around the pole and floor at an advanced level, Floor work, spins, poses, combos. Floor and aerial inverting. Keeping three points of the body in contact while inverted on the pole.
Elite
Dancing around the pole and floor at an elite level, floor work, spins, poses, combos. Floor and aerial inverting. Keeping TWO points of the body in contact while inverted on the pole, no jumping or popping off pole from inverted position.
Semi-Pro
Articulates a mastery of dance, floor work, spins, inversions, combos, and athleticism. No restrictions with moves.
Women's Professional
Articulates a mastery of dance, floor work, spins, inversions, combos, and athleticism. No restrictions with moves. Winner advanced on to the Pole Championship Series in Ohio at the Arnold Classic.

Sign Up To Compete!

June 2019

  • Early Registration
  • Minnesota Residents ONLY
$79.00

July 2019

  • Midwest Registration
  • Midwest Residents ONLY
$89.00

August 2019

  • Open Registration
  • US and International
$99.00

Late Registration

  • November - December
  • Open To All
$109.00