Dance Magic Awards

Established Studios and Independent Dancers are welcome! 


"Mr. & Miss Dance Magic" Title ~ For Junior Division (ages 11 & under) & Senior Division (ages 12 & over)

Money Awarded in this Category  *  A beautiful Crown for Miss DM  *  A hip & fresh Top Hat for Mr. DM

Standout Dancers

A ribbon will be awarded to any individual dancer that has consistently impressed the judges throughout the competition. This award is based on overall enthusiasm, technique and showmanship.

Outstanding Entertainer Awards

High Score Awards will be awarded for Solo, Duet, Trio, Small Group, Large Group, and Productions for all categories - ages 7 thru 18 only.

Dance Magic All-Around Soloist Award

Awarded to the soloists who have scored the highest total points on a minimum of four solo entries. The four highest scores shall be tallied. Each soloist must indicate on their entry form that they are a Dance Magic All-Around contestant. There will be two divisions for this award: (1) Juniors - 11 and under; and (2) Seniors - 12 and over.  This is a special category of competition with a separate entry fee.

Adjudication of Awards

A platinum, high gold, gold and silver placement will be awarded by way of verbal recognition only by the following range of points for each category.
Platinum: 150 - 146.6    High Gold: 146.5 - 144.5   Gold: 144.4 - 140.5     Silver: 140.4 & Under

Cash Awards

Cash Awards will be different this year.  Stay tuned for more information about this, as it will be extremely rewarding to our performers!


See Lodging page to see hotel accomodations within the area.

Time Accompaniment and Deductions


All CDs should be clearly marked with the studio name, title of the song, division and/or category. A back-up CD is highly recommended. All music should be delivered to the sound booth at least 1 hour prior to start of routine.

All routines will be timed and the stopwatch will start when the music starts. Be sure that the routine stops when the music stops. If you exit to music, this will be timed and included in your allotted time.

One point per judge will be deducted for the following:

1. CD not cued

2. Exceeding time limits

3. Starting routine over

4. Wrong category

Time allowed for each routine is as follows:

1. Solos, Duets, and Trios - 2 minutes, 45 seconds

2. Small Groups and Large Groups - 3 minutes, 45 seconds

3. Production Groups - Six minutes