Frequently asked questions
What does La Folie mean?
La Folie is a French word that means madness, crazy and love. Which is the perfect way to describe aerial dance.
Which apparatuses can compete in La Folie Aerial Championships?
La Folie is a silks/tissu based competition with open apparatus divisions.
Is La Folie Aerial Championships affiliated with a studio?
No. La Folie is a completely independant and unbiased competition.
How much does it cost to enter La Folie?
To submit you audition video it costs $25 per division you enter.
Can I apply for multiple divisions?
Yes you can.
How many judges are there at La Folie?
There are three judges at every competition.
Does a judge score their own students who are competing?
No. We get a list of students they have taught in the previous three months and provide a stand in judge for those performances.
Who provides the apparatus?
Each competitor needs to bring their own apparatus for their performance.
Can I have a support person backstage?
Yes you can have one support person back stage with you. But they will need to purchase a ticket to watch the show.
When will I recieve the judges feedback?
Please allow two weeks to recieve the judges feedback after performing. If it's been two weeks and you still haven't recieved it email firstname.lastname@example.org
How do you win the national titles?
When you compete you get a score. The highest scores across all competitions will be awarded the National titles for first, second and third place.