Prize Money

Prize Money and Awards

Pro/Am Closed Bronze Scholarship Division

There are Pro/Am Closed Scholarships offered in all 4 Styles: Smooth, Rhythm, Standard & Latin. Eligible Pro/Ams must have entered in a minimum of 5 single dances in the related style to enter a scholarship. Scholarship is open to all ages and levels. Judging criteria is based on how well the student dances the material presented, not what level the material is.

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

Pro/Am Closed Silver Scholarship Division

There are Pro/Am Closed Scholarships offered in all 4 Styles: Smooth, Rhythm, Standard & Latin. Eligible Pro/Ams must have entered in a minimum of 5 single dances in the related style to enter a scholarship. Scholarship is open to all ages and levels. Judging criteria is based on how well the student dances the material presented, not what level the material is.

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

Pro/Am Open Scholarship Division

Pro/Am Open Scholarships are available in all four styles: Smooth, Rhythm, Standard & Latin. Student must be entered in a minimum of 5 single dances of the same category to be eligible to dance a scholarship. Categories are open to all ages and levels. Judges criteria is based on how well the material is executed, not what the material is that is being danced.

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

4th Place

5th Place

6th Place

Professional Open Division

OPEN PROFESSIONAL AWARDS: Total $16,400

Open Ballroom, Latin, Smooth, Rhythm

1st Place

$1,500

2nd Place

$1,000

3rd Place

$700

4th Place

$400

5th Place

$300

6th Place

$200

Professional Show Dance

OPEN PROFESSIONAL SHOW DANCE AWARDS: Total $1,200

1st Place

$500.00

2nd Place

$300.00

3rd Place

$200.00

4th Place

$100.00

5th Place

$50.00

6th Place

$50.00

Top Teacher Awards

TOP TEACHER BONUS AWARDS:

NEW Top Teacher BONUS prize money for 2018 listed below.

Pro/am entries only. All entries must be danced to be eligible for the bonus.

50+ ($100); 100+ ($250); 150+ ($450); 200+ ($700); 250+ ($1000); 300+ ($1500)

  • Top Teacher Qualifications: Must have a minimum of 50 Pro/Am Entries
  • For 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th places, the teacher must have a minimum of 250, 200, 175 and 150 Pro/Am entries respectively. Teacher must meet minimum entry requirements for prize money. In the event the 1st, 2nd and 3rd top teacher does not meet the minimum requirements, prize money will be awarded one place down.
  • All dances must be danced to qualify for top teacher points which include qualification for Pro/Am DanceSport Series entries.
  • Calculation of Entries: Each single dance counts as 1 entry. Multi-dance events count as 2 entries. Closed scholarship events count as 2 entries. Open scholarship events count as 3 entries.

Placement Points to Teachers for each Pro/Am or Student/Student Entry:

**Adult Single and 3 Dance Entry; Pro/Am Multi 4 or 5 Dance Entries are doubled

For each 1st Place 8 points

For each 2nd Place 7 points

For each 3rd Place 6 points

For each 4th Place 5 points

For each 5th Place 4 points

For each 6th Place 3 points

For each 7th Place 2 points

For each 8th Place 1 point

For each and every recall from preliminary rounds 1 point

**If a placement is in an uncontested division, the points will be halved.

1st Place

$4,000.00

2nd Place

$3,000.00

3rd Place

$2,000.00

4th Place

$1,000.00

5th Place

$800.00

6th Place

$500.00

7th Place

$300.00

8th Place

$250.00

9th Place

$150

I0th Place

$100