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REGIONAL COMPETITIONS

1 FREE TEAM ENTRY

Register for any 2020 Regional or State Competition with a $550 non-refundable deposit by Dec. 1, 2019 and receive 1 FREE Team Entry!  

Discount Code:  THANK

Minimum registration of $550 required for discount to be valid.

1 FREE TEAM ENTRY

Register for any 2020 Regional or State Competition with a $550 non-refundable deposit by Dec. 1, 2019 and receive 1 FREE Team Entry!  

Discount Code:  THANK

Minimum registration of $550 required for discount to be valid.

2020 REGIONAL COMPETITION ENTRY FEES

$250
per routine

TEAM ENTRY

70% of your team must perform in each routine to be eligible for awards.  

Enter 3 or more different team categories to be eligible for awards like Grand Champion!

$225
per routine

OFFICER ENTRY

This entry is for routines performed by dance, line and/or social officers.

Enter 3 or more different team categories to be eligible for awards like Grand Champion!

$225
per routine

ELITE ENTRY

This entry is for routines performed by select elite dancers from your team.

Enter 3 or more different team categories to be eligible for awards like Sweepstakes!

$25
per photo

PHOTOGENIC ENTRY

Winner selected at each competition.  Overall Winner receives Cash Prize!

$85
per routine

HIGH SCHOOL SOLO ENTRY

Soloists 9th-12th grade 

Independent Performers will pay $95 per routine.

$75
per routine

SOLO ENTRY

Soloists Mascot-Junior High 

Independent Performers will pay $85 per routine.

$135
per routine

DUET ENTRY

Entry meant for a routine performed by two dancers.

​Open to Mascot - High School

$155
per routine

TRIO ENTRY

Entry meant for a routine performed by three dancers.

Open to Mascot - High School

$175
per routine

SMALL ENSEMBLE ENTRY

Entry meant for a routine performed by 4-6 dancers.

​Open to Mascot - High School

$185
per routine

MEDIUM ENSEMBLE ENTRY

Entry meant for a routine performed by 7-10 dancers.

Open to Mascot - High School

$205
per routine

LARGE ENSEMBLE 
ENTRY

Entry meant for a routine performed by 11-15 dancers.

​Open to Mascot - High School

$205
per routine

STUDENT CHOREOGRAPHED ENSEMBLE ENTRY

Entry meant for a routine choreographed by a student that is under 18 years of age.

2020 PHOTOGENIC COMPETITION
$25 per entry
For those attending our Regional or State Competitions, the Photogenic Competition is open to you.  Submit your best photo for a chance at $100 CASH PRIZE!  A winner will be selected at each 2020 Competition Tour location and will become a finalist at a chance to win the 2020 MOST PHOTOGENIC AWARD.  Overall Winner will be announced 2 weeks after our last competition date.
ENTER PHOTOGENIC CONTEST HERE
2020 D​​IRECTOR RECOGNITION APPLICATION
Honor Your Director By Nominating Her To Be Recongized At Contest!
It's simple!  Whether you are a parent, student or fellow staff member, you can nominate your director to be recognized by writing a brief essay describing why she/he should win!  All submissions must be received the Wednesday prior to the contest date.

Have questions?  Email Victoria at vsdanceline@gmail.com
Nominate Now
REGIONAL AWARD LIST
DOWNLOAD HERE

ALL AGES WELCOME!!  EVERY DANCER MATTERS!

SOLO AWARDS
All soloists are divided by their grade and ranked.  For divisions where there are 3 or more competitors, dancers can place 1st-3rd.  All soloist scoring a 90 or above receive a Division I Medal.  For those who score an average of 95 or above, a Platinum Medal is awarded.
TEAM AWARDS
Teams who compete 3 or more entires in 3 seperate categories become eligible for Sweepstakes, Platinum Sweepstakes and Grand Champion Titles.
YOUNG COMPETITORS WELCOME!
All Danceline USA Competition Tour locations are opened to younger competitors.  We have designed our award system so that these champions are competing against their age/grade levels.
BEST IN DIVISION
For those competing in duets, trios or ensembles, there is a Division I Medal awarded to all who receive a score of 90 or above.  Additionally, they become eligible to be ranked 1st-3rd in their grade division as well.
REGIONAL COMPETITION INFORMATION
CLASSIFICATION
Specific awards for various classifications will be based on number of entries per class, institution, age and team size. There must be at least three in various classifications to deem specific class awards. Classifications will be divided or combined according to number of participants in each classification, division and category per contest.
 
Class I: The majority of dancers have 1-2 years of training and perform at a beginner to intermediate skill level.
 
Class II: The majority of dancers have 3-5 years of training and perform at an intermediate to advanced skill level.
TEAM DIVISIONS
Division changes will be accommodated if written notice is submitted to Danceline office at least one week prior to competition. 

Small Team = 2-19 dancers      
Medium Team = 20-34 dancers
Large Team = 35-49 dancers      
Mega Team = 50+ dancers

AGE/GRADE DIVISIONS
Age/Grade division is based on the average grade of team competing.
 
Mascots: Pre- K & K  
Young Juniors: 1st - 3rd Grade  
Juniors: 4th - 6th Grade  
Junior High: 7th - 9th Grade
*NEW*  Pep Squad:  9th-12th Grade 
Junior Varsity: 9th - 10th Grade  
Varsity/High School: 10th - 12th Grade
Collegiate: Ages 18-24 associated with a college
INSTITUTIONS
Studio: Teams that are associated with a privately run dance or performance studio.
School: Teams that are associated with public or private schools.
Community: Teams that are associated with a community run organization.
College: Teams that are associated with a college or university.
ENTRY CATEGORIES
  • Solo: Open to all participants. Competitors in the solo division should enter appropriate age division.
  • *NEW* Dance Honors Solo:  Open to dance class students or dance honors members at the high school level.  Dancers will be adjudicated  based on a rating of Division I-IV.  Division I being the highest rating.  Dancers will receive a certificate of completion and a medal for a Division I rating.
  • Duet: Open to all participants. Duets are comprised of only two dancers who must demonstrate an equal amount of performance time.
  • *NEW* Dance Honors Duet:  Open to dance class students or dance honors members at the high school level.  Duets are comprised of only two dancers who must demonstrate an equal amount of performance time.  Dancers will be adjudicated  based on a rating of Division I-IV.  Division I being the highest rating.  Dancers will receive a certificate of completion and a medal for a Division I rating.
  • Trio: Open to all participants. Trios are comprised of only three dancers who must demonstrate an equal amount of performance time.
  • *NEW* Dance Honors Trio:  Open to dance class students or dance honors members at the high school level.  Trios are comprised of only three dancers who must demonstrate an equal amount of performance time.  Dancers will be adjudicated  based on a rating of Division I-IV.  Division I being the highest rating.  Dancers will receive a certificate of completion and a medal for a Division I rating.
  • Small Ensemble: Made up of 4-6 performers of a dance/drill team.  Small Ensembles are eligible for Division I medals and all special awards.
  • Medium Ensemble:  Made up of 7-10 performers of a dance/drill team.  Medium Ensembles are eligible for Division I medals and all special awards.   
  • Large Ensemble: Made up of 11-15 performers of a dance/drill team.  Large Ensembles are eligible for Division I medals and all special awards.     
  • Student Choreographed Ensemble: We are pleased to recognize your talented young choreographers! Ensembles that has been choreographed exclusively by a student may enter this category for a special award.  Please note if an ensemble is entered under Student Choreography they are not elegible for general ensemble awards.
  • Elite:  This category is exclusively for unique groups within your team (i.e. jazz company, kick club, etc.)  Elite routines are eligible for special awards.
  • Officer: Officer entries are comprised of the dance leadership from a team and numbers from routine to routine should not vary.  Officers may enter all category options. There is no limit of entries per officer group. 
  • Team: All teams are required to perform at least 70% of their team for ALL team routine entries.  Teams may enter all category options. There is no limit of entries per team. 
?How Do I figure the Size of My Team
The size of your team should be determined based on the average number of performers for all TEAM routines entered.  Danceline requires that you perform at least 70% of your team for all team routines at any Danceline competition.
 
It is the sole responsibility of the director to register their team for the correct Team size and alert the Danceline office of any changes that occur BEFORE the day of competition.
TIME LIMITS
All group routines should be at least 1 ½ minutes and no longer than 3 minutes in length for actual performance time. (excluding entrance and exit) Production routines must be at least 3 minutes and no more than 6 minutes performance time. Solos must be at least 1 ½ and no more than 2 ½ minutes in length. There will be a deduction in points should routines go over performance time limit. Additionally, please note in registration if your team will require exta 
setup/breakdown time for props so we can plan accordingly in our scheduling. Groups should plan to enter and exit floor as quickly as possible.
COMPETITION SCHEDULES
SPORTSMANSHIP
A tentative schedule of competition will be posted to our homepage on the Tuesday of the competition week. Directors are responsible for checking this schedule for all updates and changes that will occur throughout the week. Danceline strives to provide the best competition schedule for all participants and therefore will not allow changes to the schedule after 5pm on the Thursday prior to the contest date. The only changes allowed after the deadline will be cancellations. All schedule inquiries can be made to our office at dancelineusa@aol.com.
Consideration of all participants is expected at all times. Failure to do so will result in immediate disqualification-no exceptions. We expect professionalism from our performers as well as spectators.
See More Details on Rules & Regulations
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