Our scoring system is based upon an adjudicated system. Each entry is individually scored from Judges, in which a medal standing of Silver, High Silver, Gold, High Gold or Absolute will be determined, through Technique & Performance scores. One trophy will be awarded per routine. Ribbons will be awarded to each dancer.
Silver Medal: Total combined of 242 - 254 points (80.6 - 84.6 points from each Judge
High Silver Medal: Total combined of 255 - 267 points (85 - 89 points)
Gold Medal: Total combined of 268 - 280 points (89.3 - 93.3 points from each Judge)
High Gold Medal: Total combined of 281 - 294 points (93.7 - 98 points from each Judge)
Absolute Medal: Total combined 295 - 300 points (98.3 - 100 points from each Judge)
Subject/Category: A trophy will be presented. Particular Category/Subject must have a minimum of 5 routines entered to qualify for trophy.
A "Special Award Certificate" will be presented to various routines that are recognized, regardless of score, for special qualities that are seen by our Special Awards Judge.
"New"... "Recognition Award Certificate" (with a cash value of $100.00, redeemable when same routine is entered into Nationals 2017). One routine will be chosen, decision based on 4 Judges, during each Awards Presentation of event.
STUDENT CHOREOGRAPHY AWARD
Determined through highest point in Choreography scores. A trophy/plaque will be presented.
The studio with the highest average scores from all routines entered will receive a trophy/plaque, along with a $100.00 Certificate to be applied to 2018 National entry fees. To qualify, studio must have at least 10 entries entered in Performing Arts, with Solo entries not to exceed 25% of total entries. Same applies at Nationals. Title entries are excluded.
OVERALL POINT AWARD
An "Overall Award Certificate" will be awarded with an invitation into our National "DANCE ON". Determination coming from total score of Technique, Performance, Choreography & Costume)
Cash awards will also be presented, qualifications are as follows: A minimum of 5 entries in each Category (Children, Junior, Teen & or Senior) is required for cash award. Categories with less than the required 5 entries will receive an "Overall Award Certificate", along with an invite to the "DANCE ON" with no cash amount given. In the event of a "tie", the highest total point in "Performance" score will determine final decision. Judges will decide tie-breaker without dispute. All routines entering into the National "DANCE ON" must also be entered in the Performing Arts competition, National fees apply.
Children 9 & under - Junior 10 -12 - Teen 13 - 15 - Senior 16 - 19
SOLO: $50.00 Dou/Trio: $75.00 Groups: $100.00 Productions: $125.00
Qualifications: (Highest Point, Overall Point Awards)
Studios with a minimum of 10 entries with solo/duo-trios not exceeding 25% of total entries