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2020 REGIONAL COMPETITION ENTRY FEES

TEAM ENTRY

$250
per routine

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!

OFFICER ENTRY

$225
per routine

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!

ELITE ENTRY

$225
per routine

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!

PHOTOGENIC ENTRY

$25
per photo

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

HIGH SCHOOL SOLO ENTRY

$85
per routine

Soloists 9th-12th grade 

Independent Performers will pay $95 per routine.

TRIO ENTRY

$155
per routine

Entry meant for a routine performed by three dancers.

Open to Mascot - High School

SOLO ENTRY

$75
per routine

Soloists Mascot-Junior High 

Independent Performers will pay $85 per routine.

DUET ENTRY

$135
per routine

Entry meant for a routine performed by two dancers.

​Open to Mascot - High School

SMALL ENSEMBLE ENTRY

$175
per routine

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

​Open to Mascot - High School

STUDENT CHOREOGRAPHED ENSEMBLE ENTRY

$205
per routine

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

MEDIUM ENSEMBLE ENTRY

$185
per routine

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

Open to Mascot - High School

LARGE ENSEMBLE 
ENTRY

$205
per routine

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

​Open to Mascot - High School

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
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REGIONAL COMPETITION INFORMATION
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
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.
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.
COMPETITION SCHEDULES
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.
SPORTSMANSHIP
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.
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.
See More Details on Rules & Regulations
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