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V.I.P. SUMMER PASS

ALL OFFERS EXPIRE ON SEPTEMBER 15TH.  NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT OF $550 IS REQUIRED FOR DISCOUNT TO BE VALID.  
PURCHASE ORDERS ARE NOT A VALID FORM OF PAYMENT. 

*If your school budget does not open early enough for you to meet the expiration date,
please contact Victoria at vsdanceline@gmail.com for more options.
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WELCOME TO THE 2019 COMPETITION TOUR

We are so excited to have you join us in 2019 for our Competition Tour!  It is our desire to make sure you have every detail you need to make your experience with us excellent.  Please take time to download the Regional & State Welcome Book for all general details.  For site specific information, you can find the Contest Profile Sheets below. 
2019 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
LONE STAR PROFILE SHEET
CLASSIC STATE PROFILE SHEET
LONE STAR SCHEDULE
CLASSIC STATE SCHEDULE
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2019 State Fees
GROUP BASED ENTRIES
*For those seeking to be eligible for Division I, Double Division I, Sweepstakes, Platinum Sweepstakes, and/or Grand Champion.  Competitors must register for 3 or more of the these similar entries, in different genres to be eligible for the highest recognitions.
Team = $250 each
Officer = $235 each

INDIVIDUAL BASED ENTRIES
*For those seeking to be awarded based on their individual entries.
High School Solo (9th - 12th grade) = $95 each
Independent High School Solo (9th-12th grade) = $105 each
*NEW* Dance Honors Solo(9th-12th grade) = $25 each
Junior High Solo (7th-9th grade) = $85 each
Junior Solo (4th-6th grade) = $85 each
Young Junior Solo (1st-3rd grade) = $85 each
Mascot Solo (Pre-K - Kinder) = $85 each
Independent Mascot to Junior High Scolo = $95 each
Photogenic = $25 each

SPECIAL GROUP BASED ENTRIES
*For those seeking to be awarded based on their special group entries.

Duet Entry = $150 each
Trio Entry = $165 each
Small Ensemble (4-6 dancers) = $175 each
Medium Ensemble (7-10 dancers) = $195 each
Large Ensemble (11-15 dancers) = $215 each
Student Choreographed Ensemble = $215 each

​Elite Groups = $215 each
2019 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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PHOTOGENIC COMPETITION
$25 PER ENTRY
FINALIST ANNOUNCED & AWARDED AT EACH COMPETITION TOUR LOCATION!
One finalist for each Competition Location will be selected to move into the Final Photogenic Competition at a chance to win the $100 Cash Prize!  Each Finalist will be announced and awarded at the Award Ceremony at each competition location.

Questions?  Contact Victoria at vsdanceline@gmail.com
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COMING SOON
Watch For Our New Awards & Added Categories and Divisions!  To Be Announced In September! 
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP INFORMATION
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.
* Updated* 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.
*Updated* 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  
Junior Varsity: 9th - 10th Grade  
Varsity/High School: 10th - 12th Grade
Collegiate: Ages 18-24 associated with a college
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.
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