Acro/Gymnastics: Tumbling and passes, incorporated with dance technique and choreography.
Ballet: Consisting of ballet technique, including classical steps and movements.
Character: Portraying an easily recognizable character.
Contemporary: Routine consisting of movements with classical foundation of contemporary technique.
Hip Hop: Dance movements of street, funk and or break dance.
Jazz: Classical jazz technique and movements.
Lyrical: The use of balance, flexibility, control and fluidity, interpreting/feeling lyrics of song.
Modern: Interpretive dance, using modern contemporary style, incorporated with balance, control and extension movements.
Musical Theater: Use of Broadway or movie musical song, portraying lyrics thru dance or character.
Open: Combines 2 or more subjects, or is not defined in any one subject.
Pointe: Pointe shoes must be worn, pointe technique but not limited to classical steps and movements.
Song & Dance: Routine with 50% Vocal, 50% Dance. No lip-syncing allowed.
Tap: Demonstrating tap techniques. No pre-recorded tap sounds allowed in music.
There is no Acro allowed in Ballet or Pointe. A maximum of 3 Acro Tricks is allowed in Contemporary, Jazz, Lyrical and Tap. All other Subjects may include unlimited Tricks.