15th July 2019: Entry deadline – entry forms, video entries and payments to be submitted.

29th July 2019: Finalists will be announced.

28th September 2019: Music to be submitted.

19th October 2019: Final competition day.


  1. Entry is open to anyone at least 18 years or older.
  2. Entry is open to all male and female competitors.


  1. Applicants must complete and submit an Entry form (download here), together with a 2-4 minute unedited video demonstrating your pole dancing ability:
  • This video can be from a previous competition or performance, or can be filmed in a studio/home. The video must not be more than six months old.  Note that the video entry does not have to be of the applicant performing his/her proposed Pole Factor performance.
  • The video is to be uploaded onto YouTube (Unlisted or Public, not private) and the link to be provided to us. No attachments accepted.
  • Video entries will be judged by a panel of judges, on pole skill and performance ability.
  1. Entry fee is R350 per person, per division. Doubles pay R480 per double. Entry fees are non-refundable should you not be chosen as a finalist for the main event. All entries must be sent to and proof of payment must accompany video submission. Banking details:

Account name: The Pole Project
Bank: Investec Bank Limited
Branch name: 100 Grayston Drive
Branch code: 580105
Account number: 10011608859


  1. There are four categories, and two divisions within three of the categories. See the categories and divisions here.