Dance Competitions

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Dance Competitions

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Categories

  • Kick – Each team must have at least 50% of the routine consist of kick technique.
  • Pom – Each team must use (manipulate) poms at least 80% of the time.
  • Jazz – Each team must show proper jazz dance technique.
  • Jazz Funk – A style which incorporates two forms of technique. It showcases linear and fast rhythmic changes in the choreography.
  • Hip Hop – A style of music and street moves that are appropriate to that style yet in good taste. Points will be deducted for inappropriate moves and music with bad language (judges discretion)
  • Production – This category usually has a theme or tells a story. Props and back-drops may be used to enhance performance but are not mandatory. Please tape the bottom of all props that may damage the gym floor. Each school is responsible for any damage to the floor that may occur during their performance.
  • Contemporary/Modern – A style that demonstrates a fusion of movements derived for jazz, modern, contact improvisation, or theatrical techniques.
  • Open – A team must use a combination of at least three different styles of dance technique. Each style must be performed for a min of 30 consecutive seconds and must be distinct from each other.
  • Lyrical/ Ballet – A fusion of dance technique with a ballet foundation.

 

 

Payment

Payment must be submitted in one of the following forms:

  • A single school check
  • Booster Club check
  • Money order
  • Certified check
  • PayPal
  • Individual checks are NOT accepted

Rules and Regulations

1. ALL ENTRY FEES ARE PER ROUTINE ENTERED, NOT PER INDIVIDUAL (except solos).

2. All changes to original submitted entries must be in writing: no verbal requests will be honored. Changes to original entries must be received 21 days prior to the event or they will not be implemented or refunded.  Any changes to any part of the registration will result in a $100 fee.

3. Flash photography is not allowed. Video taping of other teams is not allowed.

4. Team Routines- Schools are not allowed to compete against themselves in any team category. You must enter only one team routine per dance category.

5. Performers can enter only one solo, but may enter up to two ensembles, duets or trio.

6. Entrances and Exits are not judged.

7. Time Limit for Production Entry is 5 minutes.

8. Time limit for solos is 2 minutes.

9. Time Limit for Duets, and Trios is a minimum of 1 minute 30 seconds, 2 minutes 30 seconds maximum.

10. Time limit for ensembles and team routines is 3 minutes.

11. Time begins on first note of music. Point deductions will be made for exceeding time limits at the judges’ discretion.

 

Deductions of 3 points will be taken for dances exceeding the maximum time. Exceeding maximum time by 1 minute or more will receive a 6 point deduction.

 

Upcoming Dance Competitions Registration

Regional Dance Competition and All Star Contest
  • December 8th, 2018, 9:00 am start time
  • Ferguson High School
  • Register by November 17th to avoid any late fees. Register now ›
State Dance Competition
  • January 27th, 2019, 9:00 am start time
  • Charles Dodge City Center, Pembroke Pines
  • Register by December 21st to avoid any late fee. Register now ›

Forms

2018 ADA Florida State Waiver Form

2018 State Competition Schedule

2018 ADA Florida State Schedule

2018 State Competition Results

Coming Soon

Dance Competitions

Regional Dance Competition

December 8, 2018

Ferguson High School

9:00 am start time

 

State Dance Competition

January 27th, 2019

Charles Dodge City Center

Pembroke Pines

9:00 am start time