COMPETITION DETAILS

Passion

ENTRY LEVELS

Competitive, Intermediate, and Novice levels compete and are awarded separately. 


Competitive Level: The highest level of competition. Advanced dancers typically have more than 5 years of studio experience of any kind, OR regularly receive 5 hours or more studio instruction of any kind per week.

Intermediate Level: The middle level of competition. Intermediate dancers typically have less than 4 years of studio experience of any kind, OR regularly receive 4 hours or less studio instruction of any kind per week.

Novice Level: The beginner level of competition. Novice dancers typically have less than 2 years of studio experience of any kind, OR regularly receive 2 hours or less studio instruction of any kind per week. 

Instructors should use their own discretion when placing dancers in levels.

TIME LIMITS

Solos, Duets, Trios, and Small Groups — 3 minutes

Large Groups and Lines — 4 minutes 

Productions, Step — 8 minutes 

A deduction of 3 points will be taken for each 15 seconds over time limit.

There is no option to purchase additional time.

Creativity

ENTRY DIVISIONS

Solo - Duet - Trio - Small Group - 4-9 performers -

Large Group - 10-16 performers - 

Line/ Production - 17 or more performers

Artistry

COMPETITION CATEGORIES

Acro/Gymnastics, Ballet, Contemporary, Ethnic, Hip Hop, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, Musical Theatre, Open, Production, Pointe, Pom Pon, Step 

Student Choreography, Tap

Acts must be dominant to the category. Productions generally include performance in a combination of categories and props. Headset microphones are not available and use of personal sound equipment of any kind is prohibited. Although performers may generally enter as many different competition categories as desired with different acts, no solo performer may compete against him or herself within the same competition category.

AVERAGE AGES

Soloist age category and division is determined by age as of JANUARY 1. Duet, Trio and Group age categories and divisions are determined by the average age of all act members as of JANUARY 1. 

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