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.


Gift Certificates

Certificates apply after the purchase of ten dance entries.

Professional Couples

Competing professional couples qualify for the special purse after the purchase of a minimum of two ‘B’ packages. Either both professionals on packages or one pro and one student/spectator on a package.


Students qualify for scholarships when they attend the convention on a minimum of a ‘B’ package and purchase ten dance entries in the style in which they wish to be considered.

Top Teacher

Teachers may qualify for purses in two ways:

1. Purchase a specific minimum of dance entries (see below).

2. Attend the convention on a minimum of a ‘B’ package and have three or more students attend on a minimum ‘B’ packages.

Southeastern States, Southern States, Crown Jewel
250 entries qualifies for 1st
200 entries qualifies for 2nd
175 entries qualifies for 3rd
150 entries qualifies for 4th
100 entries qualifies for 5th
Florida State Championship
275 entries qualifies for 1st
250 entries qualifies for 2nd
225 entries qualifies for 3rd
200 entries qualifies for 4th
175 entries qualifies for 5th
150 entries qualifies for 6th
125 entries qualifies for 7th
100 entries qualifies for 8th
100 entries qualifies for 9th
100 entries qualifies for 10th

* Attention: DCU, Inc. reserves the right to cancel any event or pay scholarships, cash purses, etc. at half the advertised amount if, by the deadline date, two or less couples are scheduled to compete.