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Solo Entry Divisions (by grade)

Studios / Community Teams
Based on Age as of August 31st 2017.
6 and under/ 7-8 year olds/ 9-10 year olds/ 11-12 year olds/ 13-14 year olds/ 15-16 year olds/ 17-18 year olds

High School 9-10
High School 11th
High School 12th

Ensemble Size (# of Dancers)

Small 4-6
Medium 7-12
Large 13-20
X-Large 21+

Team Entry Divisions

Studios / Community Teams

Community / Studios
Tiny                            (6 and under on August 31st of 2017)
Mini                            (7-9 years on August 31st of 2017)
Youth                         (10-12 years on August 31st of 2017)
Junior                         (13-15 years on August 31st of 2017)
Senior                          (16-18 years on August 31st of 2017)

Elementary School
Middle School (Team Size)
*Size division only applies when 6+ MS teams are registered.  

Small 4-20
Medium 21-35
Large 36+

High School Pep Squad
High School Jr. Varsity (Team Size)
*Size division only applies when 6+ JV teams are registered.  

Small 4-20
Medium 21-35
Large 36+

High School Elite
High School Classic- Any team can compete in our CLASSIC DIVISION! Designed for teams with limited experience and/or extreme variation in skill level! Division chosen at the directors discretion. 
High School Co-ed
High School Crew
High School Varsity (Team Size)

Small 4-15
Medium 16-25
Large 26-35
X-Large 36-50
Super 51+

*Team size is determined by the number of team members on your spring team roster, not including managers. This size must be verified by the official online form by January 18th.

*In order to perform a solo at a Regional, State or National Competition, you must also participate in one or more team or officer events. (with the exception of our Winter Showcase and January Premier Events)

Description of Style Categories

  • Jazz: An upbeat style of dance where the focus is on technical skills.
  • Kick: Varied kick sequences are performed with an emphasis on kick technique and height.
  • Pom: Pom Pons used to create a visually effective, high energy routine, where the focus is on precision and placement.
  • Military: Style consisting of strong, sharp, linear movements focused on precision and placement.
  • Prop: An object is used to create an effect in a dance routine. The object (s) must be used a majority of the time and be the main focus of the routine.
  • Novelty: A theme is acted out by using dance movements that fit the “character” of the routine.
  • Lyrical: Style using fluid body movements and control that combines elements of ballet, modern and jazz while incorporating technique.
  • Modern: Style consisting of modern dance techniques such as suspension, release, and contraction. Style is characterized by bodily movements and rhythms less formalized than other forms of dance.
  • Contemporary: Style using newer philosophies of movement which depart from classical dance styles without losing the structure, form or technique.
  • Hip Hop: Style using “street” style movements that evolved from the hip-hop culture. This includes a wide range of styles including breaking, locking and popping.
  • Open: This is a routine that does not fall into the other categories such as Tap, Ballet or a routine that is a combination of different dance styles.
  • Productions: Typically a themed performance utilizing staging, props, and/or back drops that extends longer than the 3 minute time limit.

Sample Score Sheets

Please note we have moved to electronic scoresheets.
Same style specific content, but in a fabulous NEW form!

Solos    Duets, Trios and Ensembles

Team/Officer Style Specific Score Sheets

Contemporary Lyrical    Open
Hip-Hop             Military Prop
Jazz Modern Pom
Kick Novelty Production





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