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During the Rotary Year 2002-2003, Loving Pres. Rex Raz with his board members conceptualized the Rotary Oktoberfest in cooperation with San Miguel Beer, since Rtn. Melissa Cayco was head of the
City of Manila NGO, she broached the idea of having the Rotary Oktoberfest at the newly renovated Liwasang Bonifacio, it was a huge success! Since then, the Rotary Club of Paco in partnership with read more
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  1. Composition of groups :
    1. Minimum of 10 to a maximum of 20 members.
    2. At least five (5) bonafide Rotaract members must compose the group.
    3. Groups may be all boys, all girls or mixed.
    4. Professional dancers or regularly appearing on T. V. are disqualified to join the contest.
    5. Dance groups found to have performed their dance routine with professional dancer/s will face outright disqualification.
    6. A professional dancer is someone who is financially compensated for his/her dance performance either in a private or public venue.
  2. Maximum of four (4) minutes shall be allotted each group for their presentation, however each group will be given 2 minutes to prepare/set up any props or equipments needed on stage.
  3. Strictly no pyrotechnics of any sort shall be allowed in any presentation.
  4. There will be no restriction in creating the groups contest piece (Ethnic, folk dance, Latin) as long as it is modernized/stylized and is in the fast modern tempo.
  5. ALL DANCE GROUP PARTICIPANTS SHALL NOT BEAR ANY ROTARACT CLUB NAME MARKINGS ON THEIR COSTUME WEARABLES, PROPS AND THE LIKES, this will ensure a fair and unbiased audience participation and appreciation reflective of a group’s performance. Any markings found will have demerits on the group’s total score.

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2011 Rotary District RAC Rockan OktoberDANCEfest 2011 Step Up and Dance Year 5

Prize money for the winners:
  • ODF 2011 Champion - Php 20,000.00
  • 1st Runner Up - Php 10,000.00
  • 2nd Runner Up - Php  5,000.00


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For inquiries, pls. contact the ff. District OktoberDANCEfest Committee Members:
CmP Ato Go 0917.644.5148
PP Benny Lua 0918.907.2566
PP Victor Lau 0918.904.1223
PP Mon Yupangco 0917.836.5216
IPP Roland de Guzman 0917.624.8140
Rtn Jowell Meneses 0922.233.9333