Awards

 

Scoring 

 Bronze
70- 79.9
 Silver
80- 84.9
 Gold
85- 89.9
 Platinum
90- 94.9
 Platinum ELITE
95 +

Awards

Overall Awards:

Solos: Mini, Junior, Teen, Senior

Duos/ Trios: Mini, Junior, Teen, Senior

Small Groups: Mini, Junior, Teen, Senior

Large Groups: Mini, Junior, Teen, Senior

Lines: Mini, Junior, Teen, Senior

 

Top 3 routines will be announced in each category, and given Cash Prizes of:

1st Place: $50

2nd Place: $25

3rd Place: $10

*Subject to a minimum of 10 routines per category.

 

Special Awards:

Top Choreography

Outstanding Technique Award

Most Potential

Most Entertaining

Judges Stand Out Award

 

All results will be documented in the Results section of our website.

 

Awards Ceremony:

The awards ceremony will be available for global viewing on the Art n’ Soul Dance YouTube Channel on Saturday, September 5th, 2020.  

 

Judging:

Competitors will be adjudicated by our Los Angeles based professional faculty. Judges will be using score sheets to provide critiques based on the following criteria:

Execution/ Technique

Difficulty

Choreography/ Composition

Timing/ Musicality

Overall Impression

Genres

Ballet

A routine consisting of classical technique and steps, and includes Demi-character ballet. Ballet slippers must be worn.

Jazz

A routine that consists of energetic movements with extensions turns, leaps and isolations. The routine can have a maximum of 3 gymnastics or acrobatic tricks. General lifts are allowed

Tap

A routine that uses foot movement to make rhythmical patterns. Must be preformed with tap shoes only, and taps sounds are not permitted in the music.

Hip Hop

A routine that consists of street style dance as seen in popular dance videos and incorporates popular mainstream music.

Acro

A routine that is a combination of both gymnastics and dance; there should be an equal balance of both genres.

A routine that consists of classical point technique. Pointe shoes are required. Any routine that uses Pointe shoes must select the Pointe category.

Pointe
Lyrical

A routine that uses the lyrics of the music to express the narrative and/or emotions through movement.

Open

A routine that does not fall under any other genres. However, if the routine contains more than 6 acrobatic tricks it should be in the Acro category.

Musical
Theatre

A routine that combines dance and drama. Where the story is communicated through movement, acting and words. Lip syncing is permitted..

Song & Dance

A routine that combines live singing and dance. There should be no lead vocals on the backing tracks.

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A routine that breaks from tradition dance experimentally to emote mood. A style that combines both lyrical and modern dance.

Contemp