Categories

Acro

Any routine consisting of five (5) or more acro tricks for solos/duets/trios and seven (7) or more for groups/lines.

Ballet

Any routine consisting of classical or contemporary ballet movements and technique.

 

Character Ballet

Any routine consisting of classical or contemporary ballet movements used to portray a story or a character.

Cheer Dance

A routine combining cheerleading and dance, including solo, partner and group stunts. May or may not include vocalization. There is no limit to acro tricks in this category.

 

Contemporary/Modern

Freestyle contemporary or modern dance. No more than four (4) acro tricks for solos/duets/trios and six (6) for groups/lines.

 

Ethnic

Any routine that consists of ethnic or cultural moves and music (Ukrainian, Highland, Bollywood, etc)

 

Hip Hop

Freestyle dance and music. (Street dance, break dancing, funk, popping and locking, etc) No more than four (4) acro tricks for solos/duets/trios and six (6) for groups/lines.

 

Jazz

Any routine consisting of jazz technique. No more than four (4) acro tricks for solos/duets/trios and six (6) for groups/lines.

 

Lyrical

Any routine that interprets the lyrics of a song through lyrical movements. No more than four (4) acro tricks for solos/duets/trios and six (6) for groups/lines.

 

Musical Theatre

Any routine that uses lip sync to portray a character or story. There is no limit on aero tricks in this category.

Open

Any routine that does not fit into another category. Please do not enter a second solo of a discipline in this category, dancers may compete additional solos of the same discipline in the age category up.

 

Pointe

Any routine in which pointe shoes are worn. Can be classical or contemporary style.

Production

Can be any style or combination of styles. There is no limit to acro tricks in the production category. Minimum 12 dancers.

 

Song And Dance

Any routine consisting of live vocals. NO pre-recorded vocals are permitted. Microphone will not be provided.

Street Jazz

A routine combining Jazz and Hip Hop techniques. No more than four (4) acro tricks for solos/duets/trios and six (6) for groups/lines.

 

Tap

Any routine in which tap shoes are worn. NO pre-recorded tap sounds are permitted.

No more than four (4) acro tricks for solos/duets/trios and six (6) for groups/lines.

 

** An acro trick is classified as any movement in which the hips pass over the head. Does not include floor work (Ex: Back rolls) or illusions. A 10 point deduction will be incurred for each acro trick above the category limit.

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