Prize Money

Prize Money and Awards

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

2021 TOP TEACHER AWARDS:

Top Teacher prize money for 2021 listed below.

1st – $5000; 2nd- $3000: 3rd – $2000; 4th – $1000; 5th – $700; 6th – $500

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

  • 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, 150 and 100 Pro/Am entries respectively. Teacher must meet minimum entry requirements for prize money. In the event the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th top teacher does not meet the minimum requirements, prize money will be awarded according to the minimum number of entries required for each place.
  • 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

$5,000.00

2nd Place

$3,000.00

3rd Place

$2,000.00

4th Place

$1,000.00

5th Place

$750.00

6th Place

$500.00

7th Place

$250.00

8th Place

$100.00

Professional Rising Star Divisions

All Professional Rising Star Smooth, Standard, Rhythm and Latin winners will receive the same cash prize.

1st Place
$500

2nd Place
$400

3rd Place
$300

4th Place
$200

5th Place
$100

6th Place
$50