The South Coast Social will be held on Saturday the 21st of January 2023 at The Shed Pole in St Georges Basin. 

Entries are via video. Entries open 20th May. The cut off date for entries is the 16th of September. 

Successful competitors will be announced on the 21st of September.

This competition is open to both male and female competitors who have never won or placed in any social, state, national or international level competition. Competitors from all studios are welcome.

The competition will have a solo division and a group division. All competitors must be over 16 years on the night of competition. Groups must consist of at least 2 competitors, and no more than 6. 

Each performance may be no longer than 3 minutes. 

Any footwear, or lack there of is allowed. 

Solo Performers will have 2 x 40mm brass poles to work with, Stage left on spin and Stage right on static (detailed performance dimensions will be sent to competitors). 

Groups will have 2 x 40mm brass poles to work with, and will be able to direct the spin or static setting. 

Competitors will be judged on the execution of moves, musicality and stage presence.Difficulty of moves is not taken into account in this competition. It is about the overall performance and showmanship. Judges criteria will be sent to competitors.

This competition is designed to celebrate the individuals creativity and talent. It is a chance to have a go at competing in a supportive, non threatening, friendly environment. ​

All competitors will receive a sponsor goody bag and prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd. 

1st prize in both divisions will receive $200 cash and the opportunity to be a guest performer and judge the following year. (Groups will nominate one person to judge) 

Entry Requirements. 

- Entry form (below)

- Video Entry (post link in entry form)

- $10 entry fee https://theshedpole.polebuddy.com/store/ (Please note, you will not be refunded in unsuccessful)


- Must be 90sec-2mins of continuous filming (meaning you can't edit the video of your best performances).

- This video does not need to be of your final routine. 

- We are looking for personality, style and that X factor!

- If applying for the group division - all members must be in the video - but you don't necessarily have to be doing the same thing. 




Thanks for submitting!