Prize Money

Florida State Top Awards

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Exhibitions

Above Gold
$100

Bronze
$100

Gold
$100

Silver
$100

Theatre Arts

Above Gold
$100

Bronze
$100

Gold
$100

Silver
$100

Showcase/Formation

Overall
$100

Amateur Couples

Overall (American or International)
$100

Juniors

Overall (American or International)
$100

Newcomers

Amateur Couple
$100

Female
$100

Male
$100

Pro/Am Students – American Style

Above Gold
$150

Bronze
$150

Gold
$150

Silver
$150

Pro/Am Students – International Style

Above Gold
$150

Bronze
$150

Gold
$150

Silver
$150

Pro/Am Overall Student

Male or Female, American or Int’l Style
$500

The Maryanne Keels Award of Excellence

Overall
Award presented to the studio demonstrating the highest level of efficiency and professionalism.

FREE Money Drawings

Amateurs
Students 1st – 20th draw for $500 and $250.

Professionals
Teachers 1st-5th draw for $1,250

Teachers 6th-10th draw for $500

Professional Open Events

I. Multi-Dance Championships

(Rhythm, Int’l. Ballroom, and Latin 5-Dances and Smooth 4-Dance) Special Purse 1st…$1,500 2nd…$1,200 3rd…$1,000 4th…$750 5th…$500 6th…$350 Regular Purse 1st…$1,200 2nd…$1,000 3rd…$750 4th…$500 5th…$400 6th…$250

II. Theatre Arts
No compulsory applies.

Special Purse
1st…$1,500
2nd…$1,000
3rd…$750
4th…$500
5th…$400
6th…$300

Regular Purse
1st…$1,000
2nd…$750
3rd…$500
4th…$400
5th…$300
6th…$200

III. Open Grand Championship Showdown

Special Purse 1st…$1,500 2nd…$1,000 3rd…$500 4th…$300 5th…$200 Regular Purse 1st…$1,000 2nd…$750 3rd…$300 4th…$200 5th…$100

Important
Dance Consultants Unlimited, Inc. reserves the right to cancel or pay purses at half of the amount advertised in all events with two or less couples entered by deadline.

Professional Purses have two purse offerings: Regular and Special (Where special means: two pros on minimum ‘B’ packages, OR one pro and one student/spectator on minimum ‘B’ packages).

IV. Milly Nyman Pro T. Arts Challenge of the Continents
Special Purse
1st…$1,500
2nd…$1,000
3rd…$750

Regular Purse
1st…$1,000
2nd…$750
3rd…$500
* The three top placing Pro Theatre Arts couples at the Florida State will compete.

Professional Rising Star Events

I. Multi-Dance Championships

(Rhythm, Int’l. Ballroom and Latin 5-Dances and Smooth 4-Dance) Special Purse 1st…$600 2nd…$500 3rd…$400 4th…$300 5th…$200 6th…$150 Regular Purse 1st…$400 2nd…$350 3rd…$300 4th…$200 5th…$150 6th…$100

II. Theatre Arts
Note: No compulsory applies.

Special Purse
1st…$500
2nd…$375
3rd…$250
4th…$200
5th…$150
6th…$125

Regular Purse
1st…$375
2nd…$300
3rd…$175
4th…$150
5th…$100
6th…$75

III. Rising Star Grand Championship Showdown

Special Purse 1st…$500 2nd…$400 3rd…$300 4th…$200 5th…$100 Regular Purse 1st…$350 2nd…$250 3rd…$150 4th…$100 5th…$75

Important
Dance Consultants Unlimited, Inc. reserves the right to cancel or pay purses at half of the amount advertised in all events with two or less couples entered by deadline.

Professional Purses have two purse offerings: Regular and Special (Where special means: two pros on minimum ‘B’ packages, OR one pro and one student/spectator on minimum ‘B’ packages).

Triple Crown Awards at the Florida State

01. Pro/Am – Triple Crown Scholarship Challenges & Closed Bronze & Silver

AA, A, B, C & D Ages: Smooth, Rhythm, Int’l. Ballroom and Latin Rising Star Scholarships 1st Place $200 / 2nd Place $100 / 3rd Place $50 Open Silver Scholarships 1st Place $300 / 2nd Place $150/ 3rd Place $75 Open Gold and Above Scholarships 1st Place $300 / 2nd Place $150 / 3rd Place $75

A, B, & C Ages Only : Smooth, Rhythm, Int’l. Ballroom and Latin Close Bronze Scholarships 1st Place $200 / 2nd Place $100 / 3rd Place $50

A, B, & C Ages Only : Smooth, Rhythm, Int’l. Ballroom and Latin Close Silver Scholarships 1st Place $300 / 2nd Place $150 / 3rd Place $75

02. Amateur Couple – Triple Crown Scholarship Challenges

AA, A, B, C & D Ages: Smooth, Rhythm, Int’l. Ballroom and Latin Rising Star Scholarships 1st Place $200 / 2nd Place $100 / 3rd Place $50 Open Silver Scholarships 1st Place $300 / 2nd Place $150/ 3rd Place $75 Open Gold and Above Scholarships 1st Place $300 / 2nd Place $150 / 3rd Place $75

03. Junior – Triple Crown Scholarship Challenges

Ages: J1 & J2: Smooth, Rhythm, Int’l. Ballroom and Latin Rising Star Scholarships 1st Place $150 / 2nd Place $75 Open Silver Scholarships 1st Place $200 / 2nd Place $100 Open Gold and Above Scholarships 1st Place $200 / 2nd Place $100

04. Triple Crown Exhibition Challenges
Award presented to…
Pro/Am and Amateur in Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Junior categories.

05. Triple Crown Theatre Arts Challenges
Award presented to…
Pro/Am and Amateur in Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Junior categories.

06. Triple Crown Showcase/Formation Challenges
Award presented to…
Pro/Am and Amateur in Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Junior categories.

Triple Crown Year-End Awards

Champion titles will be earned via point accumulations. The exception being the solo routines where the highest score will prevail. Participants will accumulate points when they attend a Triple Crown DanceSport Championship on a minimum of a ‘B’ package and purchase ten dance entries in the style in which they wish to compete (American or International). At the culmination of the Triple Crown year (The Florida State DanceSport Championships), participants who earn the most points or highest scores in the advertised categories will become Triple Crown Champions and receive awards, merchandise and/or scholarships.

01. Triple Crown Exhibition Champions
Male or Female with the year-end highest score.

Bronze…$100
Silver…$100
Gold & Above…$100
Amateur Couple…$100
Junior…$100

02. Triple Crown Theatre Arts Champions
Male or Female with the year-end highest score.

Bronze…$100
Silver…$100
Gold & Above…$100
Amateur Couple…$100
Junior…$100

03. Triple Crown Showcase/Formation Champions
Male or Female with the year-end highest score.

Bronze…$100
Silver…$100
Gold & Above…$100
Amateur Couple…$100
Junior…$100

04. Triple Crown Newcomer Champions
$100 presented to…
Male, Female, and Amateur Couple (American or International) who accumulate the most points)

05. Triple Crown Rising Star Challenge Champions

Male & Female Pro/Am and Amateur in age categories AA, A, B, C & D –as well as J1 & J2 Juniors who accumulate the most challenge points. Per – Smooth, Rhythm, Int’l. Ballroom, and Latin… Pro/Am – Age Categories AA, A, B, C & D…$100 Amateur Couple – Age Categories A, B, and C…$100 Junior – Age Categories J1 & J2…$75

06. Triple Crown Silver Challenge Champions

Male & Female Pro/Am and Amateur in age categories AA, A, B, C & D –as well as J1 & J2 Juniors who accumulate the most challenge points. Per – Smooth, Rhythm, Int’l. Ballroom, and Latin… Pro/Am – Age Categories AA, A, B, C & D…$100 Amateur Couple – Age Categories A, B, and C…$100 Junior – Age Categories J1 & J2…$75

07. Triple Crown Gold and Above Challenge Champions

Male & Female Pro/Am and Amateur in age categories AA, A, B, C & D –as well as J1 & J2 Juniors who accumulate the most challenge points. Per – Smooth, Rhythm, Int’l. Ballroom, and Latin… Pro/Am – Age Categories AA, A, B, C & D…$100 Amateur Couple – Age Categories A, B, and C…$100 Junior – Age Categories J1 & J2…$75

08. Triple Crown Top Student Champions
Male and Female (American or International) who accumulate the most points per level.

Bronze…$100
Silver…$100
Gold…$100
Above Gold…$100

09. Triple Crown Overall Champion
$500 presented to…
Male or Female (American or International) who accumulate the most points.

10. Triple Crown Professional Champions

Professional couples who accumulate the most points and also compete in at least two of the Triple Crown Events. Also required to be present at the Triple Crown Awards Breakfast on Sunday Morning and purchase breakfast ticket.

Open Smooth…$750 Rhythm…$750 Int’l. Ballroom…$750 Latin…$750 Theatre Arts…$750 Showdance…$750.

Rising Star Smooth…$250 Rhythm…$250 Int’l. Ballroom…$250 Latin…$250 Theatre Arts..$250

11. Triple Crown Studio Champions
Studios that accumulate the most points.

Small…$250
Medium…$500
Large…$750

12. Triple Crown Teacher Champions
Teachers who accumulate the most points.

1st Place…$1,500
2nd Place…$1,000
3rd Place…$750
4th Place…$500
5th Place…$250