World Bachata Masters Teams Hungary 2014

Teams competition

What is the World Bachata Masters Teams Hungary competition?

The international teams competition started in 2013 on the initiative – by the organisers of Europe’s biggest bachata congress, Bachatea and organisers of the World Bachata Masters couple competition – to create a competition for the world’s best bachata teams to show what they’ve got. In 2013 2 continents represented themselves, America and Europe with 12 countries competing.

More about the competition and 2013 results:

Regulation of national qualfying of World Bachata Masters Teams

Who can participate?

  • Group of 2 or 3 couples.
  • Mixed groups only – equal number of men and women
  • Min. age: 16 years (accompanied by a responsible adult)
  • Max. 10 groups can compete.



  • Bachata choreography, the song should be 100% bachata
  • Maximum 3 minutes
  • It is allowed to combine several songs

It is mandatory to send the music in advance to in order to verify compliance with competition rules.


  • The winner gets the title of HUNGARY BACHATA MASTERS TEAM, plus direct classification for BACHATA WORLD MASTERS – TEAMS of FEBRUARY 2015 in which there are awards for 5000 U.S. DOLLARS (Madrid) Full passes for the Bachatea Festival (the world’s biggest bachata festival), accommodation and food will be covered for all team member in the winner team.
  • Second prize: Direct classification for BACHATA WORLD MASTERS – TEAMS 2014 (Madrid)

Evaluation criteria:

  • Synchronization and Timing20%
  • Essence of Bachata20%
  • Choreography difficulty and originality30%
  • Stage Presence10%
  • Technique and execution20%

Evaluation criteria:

The judges are going to be our international artists of the festival.

The competition judges will evaluate:

  1. Synchronization and Timing 20%: The movements must be perfectly coordinated in all the group dancers and all members of the group should be dancing in the same musical time permanently (if start time is on one, the group should keep dancing at that time throughout the choreography)
  2. Essence of Bachata (DOMINICAN Bachata has to be clearly visible minimum 50% of the time and the dancers have to Dominican bachata) 20%
  3. Choreography difficulty and originality 30%
  4. Stage Presence 10%
  5. Technique and execution 20%


50 EUR (15.000 HUF) / team (to be paid on the spot)

(Registration fees are handled separately from full passes or party passes.)


Please send an email to with the name of the participants.


10th October 2014