Awards/Placements

All entries receive standing a based on their mark. Each dancer in a solo, duet/trio or production receives a beautiful custom designed glitter medal. Each dancer in a group/line receives one of our custom award ribbons. Beautiful crystal 1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies are awarded in categories with 3 or more participants. 

Scoring System

Platinum - 95 – 100

Diamond - 92 – 94.99

High Gold - 89 – 91.99

Gold - 86 – 88.99

High Silver 83 - 85.99

Silver 80 - 82.99

Bronze - 79.99 and under

 

Age Highest Overall Awards

1st - 3rd Highest Overall trophies are awarded in each age division

Petite - 6 & under

Mini - 7-9

Junior - 10-12

Teen - 13-15

Senior - 16-18

Advanced - 19-21

*Highest Overalls will be awarded only in categories with ten or more entries.

Division High Score Awards

Custom Wanna Dance? street signs are awarded to the single highest mark in each:

Novice Duet/Trio

Pre-Competitive Duet/Trio

Competitive Duet/Trio

Novice Group/Line

Pre-Competitive Group/Line

Competitive Group/Line

Soloist of the Year

The Soloist of the Year title is awarded at six (6) levels:

Petite - 6 & under

Mini - 7-9

Junior - 10-12

Teen - 13-15

Senior - 16-18

Advanced - 19-21

This award is given to the soloist with the single highest scoring mark in their age division. Soloist of the Year receives a custom Wanna Dance? street sign and a crown.

1st-4th runners-up are announced in divisions of seven (7) or more competitors.

1st-3rd runners-up are announced in divisions with six (6) competitors.

1st and 2nd runners-up are announced in divisions with five (5) competitors.

1st runner up is announced in divisions with four (4) competitors.

*If two or less competitors are in a division Wanna Dance Canada reserves the right to combine divisions for high scores.

 

Special Awards

Special awards will be given to dances throughout the day which grab the attention of our adjudicators, for anything from excellent costuming to amazing extensions. Special awards are not based on scores.

 

Performance Scholarships

Wanna Dance? awards a number of performance scholarships to dancers who grab the attention of the adjudicators throughout the weekend. Wanna Dance? is proud to partner with top performance tour companies to provide dancers with these oppertunities, in the past we have had dancers receive scholarships to perform in New York City, Los Angeles, and the Mediterranean! All dancers are eligible for these scholarships.

 

Lightning Elite is a Canadian dance tour provider offering elite training and performance opportunities for dancers ages 7+! Dancers selected in 2021 will have the opportunity to be a part of one of the 2021 Lightning Elite Performance Teams in Disneyland, Disney World, or New York City!

Find out more about Lightning Elite by clicking the link below!

 

 

Adjudicator’s Choice

The Adjudicator’s Choice award is given at each awards session to a dance that stands out to our adjudicators as being both entertaining and is performed exceptionally. Adjudicator's Choice awards are not based on scores.

 

Choreography Awards

Awarded to a routine with outstanding choreography at each award session. Choreography awards are not based on scores.

Top Choreographer

Custom Wanna Dance? street sign awarded to the most outstanding choreography of the event as selected by the adjudicators.

Top Young Choreographer

Custom Wanna Dance? street sign awarded to the most outstanding of the "student choreography" routines.

*Top young choreographer will be awarded when there are five or more student choreography routines.

 

Costume Awards

Awarded to a routine with exceptional costuming at each award session. Costume awards are not based on scores.

Best In Show

Custom Wanna Dance? street signs awarded to the routine receiving the highest mark of the competition.

Most Entertaining Performance

Custom Wanna Dance? street sign awarded to the routine that stands out to the adjudicators as most entertaining of the competition.

Studio Spirit Award

This award is selected by the Wanna Dance? staff and is awarded to the studio with not only the most team spirit but the studio that exemplifies good sportsmanship and the true spirit of dance.

The Final Callback Dance Off

The highest scoring Junior (12 & younger) and Senior (13 & older) group/line from each participating studio is invited back to the stage to compete for the title of Final Callback Champion. Final Callback Champions receive a banner to display in their studio. Dance off show order will always be all junior routines followed by all senior routines in alphabetical order by studio code.

 

Improv Challenge

Improv champions receive a custom Wanna Dance? street sign.

*Categories may be condensed or eliminated at the discretion of Wanna Dance? if insufficient entries are received.

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