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.

Dance Events

Pro / Am and Amateur Dance Events

Freestyles – Closed Freestyles – Advanced Freestyles – Open Freestyles

Championships – One-Dance Championships – Multi-Dance Championships – Open Theatre Arts Championships

Solo Routines – Exhibitions – Theatre Arts – Showcases – Formations – Holiday (SE States only)

DanceSport Series Events

Triple Crown Challenges

Professional Dance Events

Rising Star Championships – (Multi-Dance, Theatre Arts)

Rising Star Grand Championship

Open Championships – (Multi-Dance, Theatre Arts and Showdance)

Open Grand Championship

Milly Nyman Theatre Arts Challenge of the Continents

  • Top three pro couples winning in the Open Theatre Arts Championships at the Florida State will be the competitors in the Challenge of the Continents. A unique, personal music and costume selection is permitted and encouraged.