General Information

The Final Callback Dance Off

The highest scoring Junior (11 & younger) and Senior (12 & older) group/line from each participating studio is invited back to the stage to compete for top awards before the final awards session.

 

Improv Challenge

Dancers improvise a one minute solo in the style of their choosing. Dancers can choose from Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary/Lyrical and Hip Hop, Wanna Dance? staff will select songs. Judges will select their top three dancers in each age group (Junior 11 & younger and Senior 12 & older) who will compete again in the Final Callback Dance-Off.

 

Workshop Classes

Our adjudicators teach master classes in the morning prior to the competition. This is a great way to get in-class feedback from the adjudicators and a great way to get warmed up for the day! Studio directors will receive class sign up information approximately two months before the competition.

 

Routine Sizes

Solo - 1 Dancer

Duet/Trio - 2-3 Dancers

Groups - 4-9 Dancers

Large Groups - 10-14 Dancers

Lines - 15+ Dancers

Productions - 12+ Dancers

Time Limits

Solos/Duets/Trios - 4:00

Groups - 5:00

Lines - 6:00

Productions - 12:00 (Minimum 6:00)

 

*All routines will be timed. Any routine running over time will receive a 10 point deduction for each 10 seconds overtime. A 5 second grace period is granted.

 

Music

Music must be submitted on/before a break prior to the session your studio's first routine of the weekend performs in. Music must be on a USB in MP3 format clearly labelled (Three-digit entry # - Studio code letter - Routine title Example: 045-D-IHopeYouDance) Having backups of your music on iPod/laptop is highly recommended.

 

Entry Submission

Entries for all events are due January 10th 2021. Entries are to be submitted online using the official Wanna Dance? form. Email us to request an official entry package! Directors/studio owners only, please.

Spectator Admission

Admission for spectators is $5/day or $12 for a 3 day weekend and can be purchased on site.

Photography/Video Recording

Photography and video recording of any kind are strictly prohibited and will result in the disqualification of the routine. Whenever available a professional photographer/videographer will be on-site for your convenience.

Competing against yourself

Soloists may not compete against themselves. Additional solos in the same discipline can be placed in the age category up from their own. Duets/Trios/Groups/Lines must be 50% different dancers to compete in the same category.

Scheduling

A tentative schedule will be sent to each studio approximately two months prior to the competition start date. Any changes must be requested by the studio director.

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