Dance Competition Awards

Dance Competition

Adjudicated Scoring Scale

Each entry will receive a total score out of 300 possible points.  These scores will be used for adjudicated awards as well as overall awards.  


Amazing Award

  • Competitive: 293 to 300 
  • Advanced: 292 to 300
  • Performance: N/A

Awesome Award

  • Competitive: 285 to 292.9 
  • Advanced: 283 to 291.9
  • Performance: 282 to 300

Fantastic Award

  • Competitive: 278 to 284.9 
  • Advanced: 275 to 282.9
  • Performance: 270 to 281.9

Spectacular Award

  • Competitive: 270 to 277.9 
  • Advanced: 265 to 274.9
  • Performance: 260 to 269.9

Marvelous Fantastic

  • Competitive: 269.9 and below 
  • Advanced: 264.9 and below
  • Performance: 259.9 and below


Special Awards

Special Awards will be awarded at each awards ceremony.  This may include awards for techinque, flexibility, smile, costume, etc.  

Overall Awards

Overall recognition and medals will be given in the following four age divisions: 

  • Mini: 8 years & under
  • Petite:  9-11 years
  • Junior:  12-14 years
  • Senior:  15-18 years 


Top Solo Title  

Trophy, Crown, and $50 Amazing Dance Competition gift certificate will be awarded to the soloist in the Mini: 8 years & under, Petite: 9-11, Junior: 12-14, and Senior: 15-19 age groups receiving the highest overall score. 

If a contestant performs two solos, only the highest scoring one counts for the top overall awards.   


Top Duet/Trio 

$50 Amazing Dance Competition gift certificate will be awarded to the Duet/Trio in the Mini: 8 years & under, Petite: 9-11, Junior: 12-14, and Senior: 15-19 age groups receiving the highest overall score. 


Top Small Group 

$100 Amazing Dance Competition gift certificate will be awarded to the small group in the Mini: 8 years & under, Petite: 9-11, Junior: 12-14, and Senior: 15-19 age groups receiving the highest overall score. 


Top Large Group 

$100 Amazing Dance Competition gift certificate will be awarded to the large group in the Mini: 8 years & under, Junior: 9-11, Teen: 12-14, and Senior: 15-19 age groups receiving the highest overall score. 


Top Super Group 

$100 Amazing Dance Competition gift certificate will be awarded to the super group in the Mini: 8 years & under, Junior: 9-11, Teen: 12-14, and Senior: 15-19 age groups receiving the highest overall score.  


Any discrepancy in the number of dancers performing at time of registration, will result in the routine being adjudicated only. Adjudicated only routines are not eligible for high scores. 


A gift certificate will be given when there is 5 or more routines in each age division for each level.   A Fantastic Award must also be achieved.


Top Adult Awards 

A special Trophy will be awarded to the top Adult (ages 19 & over) performances in Solo, Duet/Trio, and Group divisions receiving the highest overall score.  

Additional Awards

Amazing Studio Award

One studio in each city will receive the Amazing Studio Award.  The studio with the top 5 highest group scores will be granted this prestigious award.  Please note: Solos, Duos, and Trios are not included. 


Amazing Group Award

The Group with the top score in 11 & under and 12 & over in the entire competition will receive this award.


Judges' Award

At each competition, the judges will choose entries for the Judges' Award based on extraordinary attributes of a dance.