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  • shawndaes
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    Originally posted by dad View Post
    well hello everone.. i just want to talk about off beat dancer.. why do they win? i been to powwows and there are really good dancer there but it seems that the off beat dancer win. i was wondering what is going though the judges head.. just wondering what you thought about this and maby you can tell me why????? PLEASE pick the better dancer...................
    Hmmm..... wondering if you're refering to the pw i just attened. Wasn't just 1 dancer who placed it was 2 that I noticed. Adult Dancers. And they weren't "supposed to dance that way", it wasn't their "tribal style". I don't need the answer cause I already know it. Politics and who's the flashiest. Who's cool with the most bling. Or who's the cutest kid. I often feel bad when I see a kid on beat the whole song, doing what they're supposed to do and the cute little one wins.

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  • Jinglemama07
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    dancers with the "best" outfit don't always win you can't always "win"

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  • sate_bo_hone
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    Just my two cents.

    Ive seen this happen a few times. However the ones who won were dancing the correct way, even though they were "off beat." When judging you have to know the different styles and which dancers dance a certain way, if you dont know...you have no business judging...lol!

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  • superndngyrl
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    you know... cuz its a beauty contest nowadays... who ever has the keenest outfit wins! there are some dope outfits out there but not sure the dancing compares. KWIM???

    And then it always goes back to the age old item... the judges...

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  • buckskin pantyhose
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    We (Crows) dance off beat and not a lot of people know that....we've even changed the way we dance for contest powwows because of the rules. I've seen people from up north, Canada, that dance "off beat" to Round dance songs and they say we dance to round dance songs on the wrong beat...

    That person dancing off beat must've REALLY been jammin' to win over others that were "on beat" ;)

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  • rez_hopper
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    Off beat dancers

    Down here it's "Politics".







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  • dad
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    Off beat dancers

    well hello everone.. i just want to talk about off beat dancer.. why do they win? i been to powwows and there are really good dancer there but it seems that the off beat dancer win. i was wondering what is going though the judges head.. just wondering what you thought about this and maby you can tell me why????? PLEASE pick the better dancer...................

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