MJ Dance Crew Tribute


Crabzinabarrel.com Dance Crew MJ Tribute
Crabzinabarrel.com Dance Crew MJ Tribute

Michael Jackson’s memorial service is tomorrow and in the week since his death, we have not seen a proper dance tribute to the late great legend.  Michael was original and innovative and took his performances to another level, not just vocally but visually.  Would Thriller have had such a lasting legacy without the dance scene or MJ’s transformation into werewolf?  Would  Smooth Criminal have been as spectacular without the kick ass dancing and of course “the lean”?  I think not, so it is only fitting that dance crews get the chance to pay homage to the King, Michael Jackson.

Michael Jackson Tribute Dance Contest

Entry Deadline:  11:59 p.m., Monday, July 13, 2009

Eligibility: Open to the public, all ages. Open to all amateur and professional groups, three members or more; no individuals may compete. Individuals may only be part of one dance group.

Entry Procedures:  Videos must be at least 2 minutes and no longer than 5 minutes and they must pay homage to the legacy of Michael Jackson.  Entries must be submitted by email to crabzinabarrel@gmail.com no later than 11:59 pm, July 13, 2009.

Details after the jump…

Entries must include:

  • A digital submission of your performance (example: video file, YouTube to video, Vimeo video, etc.) It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that performance material is playable and complete. Crabzinabarrel.com is not responsible for broken links and videos that will not play.
  • A photo of your dance crew (jpg is preferred; medium to high resolution)
  • A brief bio, which must include the group’s name and where it is from. Optional information can include how long you’ve been performing together and past notable performances.

Judging:  Submission judging will be a two part process.  Submitted videos will be judged by the crabzinabarrel.com team on technical skills, showmanship, rhythm/musicality, and creativity/choreography.  Our five favorite videos will be placed on crabzinabarrel.com and visitors will be able to vote for their favorite video. The winner will be selected by the public vote.

Prize:  The winner will receive a prize of cash, apparel, a feature profile on crabzinabarrel.com and a chance to appear in a video.

Good Luck Crews!!

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