Rules and Policies


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.

Age Categories


Students may enter two age categories. First, the age category in which their age actually falls. Second, the age category directly below/younger than their actual. Juniors the age category directly above/older.

Pro/Am and Amateur Events & Age Categories

Pro/Am and Amateur Multi-Dance Championships are available in ALL of the age categories Excluding Triple Crown Scholarship Challenges, the following age categories apply:

PTA Under 6 PT2 10-11 B2 53-60
PBT 6-7 J1 12-13 B3 61-68
PTC 8-9 J2 14-15 C1 69-76
AA 16-28 YTH 16-18 C2 77-84
A1 16-28 A3 37-44 C3 85-92
A2 29-36 B1 45-52 D1 93 & Over

(* Note, ‘AA’ age category is only available to students whose actual age category is ‘A1’ – so that they may have an equal opportunity to dance in two age categories.)

Pro/Am and Amateur Triple Crown Scholarship Challenges – Age Categories

J1 Under 13
J2 13-17
AA 16-36
A 16-36
B 37-54
C 55-72
D 73 & Above