To perform a series of rhythmic and technical patterned bodily movements usually performed to music.





  1. The solo  performance  must  not  exceed  five  (5)  minutes.  (Contestants  not  adhering  to  the

maximum  time requirement are subject to point deduction and/or disqualification.)



  1. Costumes are optional, but should be appropriate to the choreography performed.



  1. The theme and the dance form of the performance must be identified to the judges prior to the

presentation. Dance  forms include: Broadway/Musical Theater, Hip-Hop, Jazz,  Lyrical, and  Tap.



  1. Aerobic exercises, miming, cheerleading and drill team routines may not be used.



NOTE:   The  deadline  for  submission  of  national  registration  documents  is  May 15, 2020..   No

materials or copies will be accepted after that time or at the National Competition. Contestants will be judged by the following criteria:

  • Technical Proficiency/Skill  (25)



Alignment,  strength,  endurance,  flexibility,  coordination



  • Clarity and Consistency in Style (25)



  • Phrasing/Dynamics/Musicality  (25)



•    Clarity  of  Intent/Interpretation  of  Choreography  (25)