Dance Categories

and Division Levels

Dance Categories

  • Solo

    Soloists may not have more than three solo entries. Each dance time may not exceed 2:45 minutes. A 0.5 penalty will be deducted from a performance’s score for every 10 seconds of the exceeded time limit.

  • Duos / Trio

    Duos and trios will compete against each other. Each dance time may not exceed 3:00 minutes. A 0.5 penalty will be deducted from a performance’s score for every 10 seconds of the exceeded time limit.

  • Small Groups

    Small groups have 4-9 dancers. Each dance time may not exceed 3:00 minutes. A 0.5 penalty will be deducted from a performance’s score for every 10 seconds of the exceeded time limit.

  • Large Groups

    Large groups have 10-19 dancers. Each dance time may not exceed 3:00 minutes. A 0.5 penalty will be deducted from a performance's score for every 10 seconds of the exceeded time limit.

  • Super Groups

    Super Groups have 4-19 dancers. Each dance time may not exceed 6:00 minutes. A 0.5 penalty will be deducted from a performance’s score for every 10 seconds of the exceeded time limit. Super groups will compete against Lines and Productions in the Overall Awards within their age categories.

  • Extended Time

    For more information regarding Extended Time, please call our office at 508-647-1000.

Division Levels

Competitive

The Competitive Level is the highest level of competition. This level is designed for experienced dancers taking 6 or more hours of dance training per week. Competitive Level dancers are eligible for cash prizes.

Advanced

The Advanced Level (middle) is designed for students who have limited competition experience, but are more advanced than the Recreational Level. Advanced level dancers should have 3-5 hours per week of dance training.

Recreational

The Recreational Level is available for competitors who take 3 hours or less dance classes per week during the last 3 years or are first time competitors.

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