Rules & Policies

Guidelines

Point Allocations

Clarifications & Notations

  • There will be NO deduction of points for uncontested events as this is beyond the competitor's control.
  • The points from proficiency categories will count as half of the value toward Top Awards including Top Teacher & Top Studio
  • The Pro/Am and Amateur Multi-Dance Championships & Triple Crown Multi-Dance Scholarship Challenges Closed Bronze & Silver Scholarships 9 & 10 Dance Championships offer one point per dance entered plus the points earned upon placement
  • New-latecomer (not printed in program) attendees' points will count toward top awards, scholarships, etc. However, pre-registered attendees' write-in points will not be counted; unless, the necessity for the write-in is due to a DCU, Inc. data processing error.)
  • Hardship partner replacement points will be considered on a per situation basis. Standard policy dictates whomever dances - receives points earned.

Exhibitions, Showcases, Formations, and Theatre Arts Events

per entry...................1 point
1st place...................3 points (100-90)
2nd place...................2 points (89-80)
3rd place...................1 point (79 & under)

The actual adjudication marks are converted to placements and points.


Pro/Am and Amateur Events

Excluding Multi-Dance Championships and Triple Crown Scholarship Challenges.

per entry..........................1 point
1st place(contested)3 points
1st place(uncontested)3 points
2nd place(contested)2 points
2nd place(uncontested)2 points
3rd place(contested)1 point

Pro/Am and Amateur Multi-Dance Championships

per dance .......................1 point
1st placecontested3 points
1st placeuncontested3 points
2nd placecontested2 points
2nd placeuncontested2 points
3 rd placecontested1 point

Professional Events

1st place................5 points
2nd place................4 points
3rd place................3 points
finalist................2 points
semifinalist................1 point

Triple Crown Scholarships Challenges

per dance....................1 point
1st place....................3 points
2nd place....................2 points
3rd place....................1 point

All guidelines and forms herein are necessary to attend the Southeastern States Championship, Southern States Championship, Crown Jewel, and Florida State DanceSport Championship.

We have provided copies of all necessary forms and made them available to download. The Triple Crown Guidebook, Rules & Regulations are broken down by category in blue. Simply click each of the categories to review or download the complete Triple Crown Guidebook, Rules & Regulations by following the instructions below:

Please see Registration -> Forms -> Download...Section to download complete copy of this document.