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  • Scholarships now given in the Intermediate level!
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HIGH SCORE AWARD

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After each routine receives their adjudicated award, high scores will be given at every regional and national competition! At each competition we will award top scoring awards in each age category in the Intermediate and Competitive levels! Novice, Pro-Amateur, and Adult routines are not eligable for high score awards. Depending on the amount of entries Turn It Up Dance Challenge will award a top 5 and a top 10 in each category AND age group. The high score in each age group will win the following cash prizes and scholarships.

REGIONAL COMPETITION- HIGH SCORE AWARDS

COMPETITIVE LEVEL

$50.00 Scholarship & Medal Solo – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$50.00 Scholarship & Medals Duo/Trio – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$100.00 Scholarship & Plaque Small Group – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$150.00 Scholarship & Plaque Large Group – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$200.00 Scholarship & Plaque Line – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$200.00 Scholarship & Plaque Production – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

$50.00 Scholarship & Medal Solo – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$50.00 Scholarship & Medals Duo/Trio – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$100.00 Scholarship & Plaque Small Group – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$150.00 Scholarship & Plaque Large Group – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$200.00 Scholarship & Plaque Line – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$200.00 Scholarship & Plaque Production – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen

 

NATIONAL COMPETITION- HIGH SCORE AWARDS

NOVICE LEVEL – *NEW* WILL BE RECOGNIZED AT NATIONALS!

Medals Duo/Trio – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
Plaque Small Group – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
Plaque Large Group – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
Plaque Line – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
Plaque Production – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen

COMPETITIVE LEVEL 

$75.00 CASH & Medal Solo – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$100.00 CASH & Medals Duo/Trio – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$150.00 CASH & Plaque Small Group – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$200.00 CASH & Plaque Large Group – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$250.00 CASH & Plaque Line – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$250.00 CASH & Plaque Production – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL *NEW* INCREASED PRIZES!

$75.00 Scholarship Solo – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$100.00 Scholarship Duo/Trio – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$150.00 Scholarship Small Group – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$200.00 Scholarship Large Group – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$250.00 Scholarship Line – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen
$250.00 Scholarship Production – Mini, Junior, Teen, Sr. Teen

 

ADDITIONAL NOTES/ RULES:

• Soloists may only win high scores one time in each age category. *NEW*TOP TEN given for all solo age categories!

• There must be at least 5 routines in each age group and category to be eligible for cash prizes.

• If you are the only routine in your level and category, you must receive a 251 or higher to be announced as the first place winner.

• Cash Scholarships will be awarded at Regionals and both Cash Scholarships & CASH will be awarded at Nationals to the studios of the winners.

• Overall Top Scoring Solos/Duo/Trios will be given out at the completion of each competition. Overall Highest Scoring Solo and Overall Highest Scoring Duo/Trio will receive a trophy and a Turn It Up A Notch Scholarship.

• Novice, Pro-Amature, and Adult routines will be adjudicated but are not eligible for high score awards.

 

DANCE TEAM AWARDS

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Turn It Up Dance Challenge judges will select outstanding routines from each of our regional competitions. Any dancer who is in the selected routine is invited onto our Turn It Up National Dance Team! for that year.

This is your chance to… *Meet new Friends! *Learn new Choreography!*Build your dance resume *Score exclusive Dance Team apparel * Receive custom made costumes by REVERENCE *It is an experience to remember!!

Remember: If you are selected for the Turn It Up National Dance Team you MUST accept your invitation by Tuesday, May 16, 2017! See your certificate for more details.
As a member of the dance team you will get to do the following:

1. You will have the chance to work with top industry dance professionals who are exclusive to the dance team.

2. You will participate in a one day intensive designed specifically for the dance team. Here you will learn your routine that will open the TURN IT UP DANCE BATTLE!

3. At your 1 day intensive you will receive a complementary lunch!

4. You will be provided with a custom designed dance team costume that is yours to keep!

5. You will score exclusive Turn It Up Dance Challenge apparel, custom designed dance team bags and more!

SPECIAL AWARDS

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At each regional and national competition Turn It Up Dance Challenge recognizes unique and entertaining performances with our special awards. These awards are custom designed and presented directly by our judges panel.

CONVENTION SCHOLARSHIPS

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We are proud to announce that our master teachers at each xanaxlowprice.com National Convention will be selecting outstanding participants to receive Convention Scholarships good towards one future convention! If a Mini or Junior aged dancer is selected, they receive free admission to any one fall convention! If a Teen or Sr Teen aged dancer is selected, they are invited to assist our master teachers at any one fall convention of their choice!

PHOTOSHOOT INVITATIONS

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This award is presented to all regional title winners. Title winners will have the chance to participate in our annual photoshoot where we shoot the merchandise to be revealed our upcoming seasons’ events.  All models will be featured on our website, tour banners, souvenir programs and more! Our models this season had the chance to work with Valerie Rockey, finalist from Season 11 of So You Think You Can Dance.

TITLE AWARD WINNERS

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Title awards are given out at our Regional and National competitions. (See Rule and Regs for more information on title) There will be a Mr & Miss Turn It Up Dance Challenge awarded at each competition. Title award winners will win a crown or sash, a large trophy, a cash scholarship or a cash prize(nationals), will be eligible participate in Turn It Up Dance Challenge’s apparel line photo shoot for the next season, will be automatically invited to be a part of our Turn It Up National Dance Team and more! National Title Winners will receive a National Title Winner Jacket! Anyone who places as a runner up winner at a regional is automatically invited onto the Turn It Up National Dance Team!

Mr. & Miss Mini Turn It Up – 8 years old and under
Mr. & Miss Junior Turn It Up – 9-11 years old
Mr. & Miss Teen Turn It Up – 12-14 years old
Mr. & Miss Senior Teen Turn It Up – 15-18 years old

CHOREOGRAPHY AWARD

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This award goes to the routine and choreographer that the judges feel displayed outstanding, creative or complex choreography and is presented at each regional and national competition.

CLASS ACT AWARD

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This award goes to the studio whose dancers demonstrate the most professionalism, proper competition etiquette, and sportsmanship backstage not only towards their own studio, but their fellow competitors as well. This award is presented at the completion of each regional and national competition.

MOST ENTERTAINING AWARD

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This award goes to the routine that the judges feel was the most entertaining routine. It could be a high energy routine, a routine with a great concept. It is a routine that caught the eye of the judges panel as a whole and is presented at each regional and national competition.

TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE AWARD

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This award goes to the routine that the judges feel had outstanding technique and is presented at each regional and national competition.

PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD

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This award is voted on by YOU, the audience, through our NEW DanceCompGenie App! Download the app on your smartphone to vote during competition. One routine per day during every competition will be awarded the People’s Choice Award and it will be announced during the last award’s ceremony of the day.

OUTSTANDING COSTUME AWARD

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This award goes to a routine that the judges feel had either unique costumes or some kind of costume that stood out to them. This award is presented at each regional and national competition.

NEW! HEART OF GOLD AWARD

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This award will be presented to one soloist in each age category that the judges feel showed the most heart, soul, and passion in their performance. Winners will receive the “Heart of Gold” Medal and letter and will also be posted on the “Heart of Gold” Winners Page at www.iDance4aCure.org.

ADCC STUDIO OF EXCELLENCE

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The Studio of Excellence Award is determined by each participating ADCC member competition, and given to a studio of their choice that best exemplifies the values of The Association of Dance Conventions and Competitions, which include working together and striving for excellence.

NEW! IDA AWARDS

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Six routines will be awarded at each regional competition in the categories of Best Jazz Performance, Best Tap Performance, Best Hip Hop Performance, Best Lyrical/Modern/Contemporary Performance, Best Musical Theatre Performance, and Best Open/Ballet/Acro Performance. At the conclusion of the regional season, an esteemed panel of judges will select the top 6 nominees from the entire season to travel to LA to attend the Industry Dance Awards and Cancer Benefit Show! Routines must be entered into the competitive level to be eligible for nomination.

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