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8/15 2020



  • Solo Categories:  ¥5,500 per person

  • Ensemble and "Live" Drum Solo Categories: ¥3,500 x the number of members. 

  • Solo Categories:  ¥2,500 per person


  • Ensemble and "Live" Drum Solo Categories: ¥2,500 x the number of members. 

Video Submissions

Starts 2/22 - Ends 5/24  2020

TIBC Contestant Registration Fees


Registration and Payment


  1. Fill in and submit all the required information in the TIBC 2020 Registration Form.

  2. You will then receive a registration confirmation message from Deseos Inc, with full details of how to send the payment to take part in the competition.

  3. Send payment. Our preferred form of payment is by bank transfer. However, if this is not possible, then we will accept payments through PayPal. (All details will be provided to you in the registration confirmation message.)

  4. You will then receive a payment confirmation message from Deseos Inc.

Video Submission


  1. Make sure your dance space is well lit and that the camera is positioned so that your entire body (head to feet) is visible. Please face the camera during your performance.

  2. Play music and take a video that is 3 minutes or less from start to finish. Be sure to review your video for space, lighting and sound quality. It may be necessary to retake your video a few times.

  3. Review your video. Check that your video works before submitting it to us.  VIEW SAMPLE VIDEO 

  4. Submit your video. Our preferred method of video submission is YouTube. However, if it is not possible to use this method then you may send the DVD via postal mail. (We will provide you with a mailing address after we receive your payment.) 
    * Upload your video to YouTube. (Make sure that your video URL is either “unlisted” or “public”, and include your name and category.)
    * Or, create a hard copy on DVD. (Create a label that includes your name, email address and category.)

  5. You will then receive a Video Submission confirmation message from Deseos Inc.

  6. Finalists will be announced on the website. In addition, a personal message will also be sent to each with full details of the finals.



  • Professional Oriental Solo/Ensemble, Non-Professional Oriental Solo/Ensemble, and Fusion Solo categories are for ages 16 years and over. If you are under 18 years old, you must provide a signature from your parent before your registration will be considered.

  • Fusion Ensemble category is from ages 5 and over. Please take note that there must be at least 1 member who is 16 years or over to participate in this category. If you are under 18 years old, you must provide a signature from your parent before your registration will be considered.

  • Senior Oriental Solo/Ensemble categories are for ages 50 years and over. Please take note that if you are 50 years old or over, you may still join the Professional Oriental Solo/Ensemble and Non-Professional Oriental Solo/Ensemble, Live Drum Solo categories, as they have no age limit.

  • Junior Oriental Solo/ Ensemble categories are for ages 5 to 15 years old. You must provide a signature from your parent before your registration will be considered.

  • Video should be uploaded to YouTube or copied onto a DVD and mailed to Deseos Inc.

  • Videos will be judged on technique, musicality, personality, creativity and the proper or improper use of props.

  • Videos must be 3 minutes or less.

  • Performance must represent the category you are entering. Only dancers who are planning to compete in the finals must be in the video. Substitutions are generally not allowed.

  • Must be an original video made for competition (no "show" performance footage will be  accepted)

  • Must be an original choreography. (Except for the Non-Professional Oriental Solo/Ensemble, Senior Oriental Solo/Ensemble, and Junior Oriental Solo/Ensemble, and Live Drum Solo Categories.)

  • Video performances do not need to be in full costume or in a formal setting  (dance studios, living rooms, etc. are fine so long as there is adequate room to perform and the dance is easy to see.)

  • Dancer must be facing the camera.

  • Music must be audible.

  • Performance must be well lit.

  • All safe props are welcome but limited to 2 per performance (no fire, liquid, smoke, firearms, animals, etc.)

  • Middle Eastern music must be used in all categories except in the Fusion category.


Video submissions start: February 22, 2020
Deadline for video submission: May 24, 2020
Finalists announcement on the website and through email: July 1, 2020
TIBC Live Finals : August 15 (Sat), 2020

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