Competition Rules

CATEGORIES

Solos, pas de deux and groups may compete in the following dance categories:
Classical Dance: professional and nonprofessional schools for SOLO, DUO (also PAS DE DEUX), TRIO, QUARTET, GROUP Modern/Contemporary/Jazz Dance: professional and nonprofessional schools for SOLO, DUO, TRIO, QUARTET, GROUP;

Explanation of abbreviations for categories
CL(AGE)P-Classical Dance professional
CL(AGE)NP-Classical Dance nonprofessional
M(AGE)P-Modern/Contemporary/Jazz Dance professional
M(AGE)NP-Modern/Contemporary/Jazz Dance nonprofessional

Age categories:
AGE 1: from 8-10 years old
AGE 2: from 11-12 years old
AGE 3: from 13-15 years old
AGE 4: from 16 and older (the maximum age in this category is 19)

Example:
– A solo nonprofessional competitor in the category “CLASSICAL DANCE”, AGE 3, would have to fill in the following abbreviation in his application form: CL3NPsolo;
– A duo nonprofessional competitor in the category “CLASSICAL DANCE”, AGE 3, would have to fill in the following abbreviation in his application form: CL3NPduo;
– A group nonprofessional competitor in the category “CLASSICAL DANCE”, AGE 3, would have to fill in the following abbreviation in his application form: CL3NPgroup.
The same is for the trio and quartet (CL3NPtrio, CL3NPquartet).
Age is determined as of January 1st of the Competition Year.

Explanation for the type of school
PROFESSIONAL” refers to competitors who have a dance program of more than 8 hours/week.
NONPROFESSIONAL” refers to competitors who have a dance program of less than 8 hours/week.

Restrictions
AGE1: 8-10 years old – not allowed dancing en pointe
AGE2: 11-12 years old – competitors without pointes shoes will dance in Non Professional category only;
competitors with pointes shoes will dance in Professional category only
AGE 3: 13-15 years old and AGE4: 16-19 years old – dancing en pointe.

RULES Click here for to read the competition rules: PDF

REGISTRATION FORMS

PARTICIPATION FEES Click here to read the participation fees: PDF