Duo/Trio (2 - 3)
Small Group (4 - 8)
Large Group (9 - 14)
3 minutes, 30 seconds
5 minutes, 30 seconds
|A 5 point deduction will be taken |
for every 5 seconds
over the time limit.
|6 - 8
9 - 11
12 - 14
15 - 16
17 - 19
20 - 29
29 and up
|Ages should be calculated as|
the age as of January 1 of the competition year.
Group ages shall be calculated
as the average age, with the
|No more than 3 acrobatic tricks are allowed |
except in acrobatics and open categories.
Proper shoes should be worn for tap, pointe,
|Dances under 2 hrs/week and/or first time competing|
First time soloist
Dances 3 - 5 hrs/week, some competitive experience
Dances 5+ hrs/week, experienced competitor
Choregraphed by someone who is not a professional dance teacher
50% (or more) of the dancers are professional
Adults with minimal dance experience
|Miss/Mr. Mini Centerstage
Miss/Mr. Petite Centerstage
Miss/Mr. Junior Centerstage
Miss/Mr. Teen Centerstage
|Dancers wishing to participate in this competition must submit |
one (and only one) solo entry for consideration.
A recent headshot at least 5x7 in size must be
submitted at the time of entry submission. This headshot need not be professional.
Each title contestant will answer a question on-stage immediately preceeding their routine or
will introduce themselves to the judges (event dependent).
The contestant with the highest score will win the title in their respective category.
Categories that have less than the minimum required contestants will require a 535 score or above.
Male contestants will not compete against female contestants.
Regional Title Winners will be recognized at Nationals.
Only Regional Title Winners and Runners-Up are eligible to compete for the National Title.
|297 - 300|
286 - 296
274 - 285
265 - 273
250 - 264
233 - 249
219 - 232
195 - 218
|Entries scoring a Silver or above|
are eligible to compete at Nationals.
High Score Awards
|No. Entries (Division/Age)
3 - 5 Entries
6 - 9
10 - 14
15 - 24
|An overall high score award, |
a first runner-up, and a second runner-up for each
event will be awarded in addition to Divisional High Score Awards.
|Director's Choice Award
Bette-Ann Monti-Rossi Memorial Award
"Judges' Choice" Awards
|Given to an exemplary routine as determined by the Director|
Excellent choreography as determined by the judges
Given to a routine or performer who embodies Bette-Ann's spirit
Vary by event