Rules & Policies

Rules, Policies & Category Information

PRO-AM MULTI-DANCE SCHOLARSHIP CHAMPIONSHIPS

PRO-AM CLOSED & OPEN MULTI-DANCE SCHOLARSHIP CHAMPIONSHIPS

TOTAL PRIZE MONEY - $34,000

The Closed Bronze, Closed Silver & Open Gold are "BEST OF THE BEST" Qualifing Events
The winners of each of these events will be invited to dance a solo in that style to select the overall winner in each category. Those champions will have the opportunity to compete in Ohio for the Overall National "Best of the Best" title.

ADULT PRO-AM CLOSED RESTRICTED SYLLABUS SCHOLARSHIP CHAMPIONSHIPS
Scholarship Awards for each closed championship:
1st - $250; 2nd - $150; 3rd - $100; 4th-6th place, $50 Heritage Voucher

Separate divisions for Bronze and Silver levels

A student may enter up to 2 age divisions and may dance up one syllabus level (for example, Bronze and Silver or Silver and Open.)
IMPORTANT: Previous winners of a Heritage Classic Closed Bronze 3-Dance event are not eligible to compete again in the same event in any age division.

There are 4 Age Divisions in the Bronze and silver Scholarships
(Unisex - Ladies and Gentlemen combined)
"A" Division: 16 to 35 years
"B" Division: 36 to 50 years
"C" Division: 51 to 64
"SR" Division: 65 and above

Session 2: CLOSED BRONZE AMERICAN RHYTHM 3-DANCE (CC/R/M)
Session 2: CLOSED SILVERAMERICAN RHYTHM 4-DANCE (CC/R/SW/M)
Session 4: CLOSED BRONZE AMERICAN SMOOTH 3-DANCE (W/T/F)
Session 4: CLOSED SILVER AMERICAN SMOOTH 4-DANCE (W/T/F/VW)
Session 6: CLOSED BRONZE INTERNATIONAL LATIN 3-DANCE (CC/R/S)
Session 6: CLOSED SILVER INTERNATIONAL LATIN 4-DANCE (CC/S/R/J)
Session 8: CLOSED BRONZE INTERNATIONAL BALLROOM 3-DANCE (W/T/Q)
Session 8: CLOSED SILVER INTERNATIONAL BALLROOM 4-DANCE (W/T/F/Q)

ADULT PRO-AM OPEN GOLD SCHOLARSHIP CHAMPIONSHIPS
Scholarship Awards for each championship:
1st - $250; 2nd - $150; 3rd - $100; 4th-6th place, $50 Heritage Voucher

There are 2 Age Divisions in the Open Gold Scholarships (Unisex - Ladies and Gentlemen combined)
"A" Division: 16 to 50 years
"B" Division: 51+ years

Session 3: OPEN GOLD AMERICAN RHYTHM 5-DANCE (CC/R/SW/B/M)
Session 5: OPEN GOLD AMERICAN SMOOTH 4-DANCE (W/T/F/VW)
Session 6: OPEN GOLD INTERNATIONAL LATIN 5-DANCE (CC/S/R/PD/J)
Session 8: OPEN GOLD INTERNATIONAL BALLROOM 5-DANCE (W/T/VW/F/Q)

ADULT PRO-AM OPEN 4- AND 5-DANCE SCHOLARSHIP CHAMPIONSHIPS
$12,000 Scholarship Awards for each open championship:
1st - $500; 2nd - $300; 3rd - $200; 4th-6th - $100 Heritage Voucher

Session 3: OPEN AMERICAN RHYTHM 5-DANCE CC/R/SW/B/M
Session 5: OPEN AMERICAN SMOOTH 4- DANCE W/T/F/VW
Session 7: OPEN INTERNATIONAL LATIN 5-DANCE CC/S/R/PD/J
Session 9: OPEN INTERNATIONAL STANDARD 5-DANCE W/T/VW/F/Q

ADULT PRO-AM OPEN AMERICAN STYLE 9-DANCE SCHOLARSHIP CHAMPIONSHIP
$1,000 Scholarship Awards: 1st - $500; 2nd - $300; 3rd - $200; 4th-6th - $100 Heritage Voucher

Session 3: Rhythm Division
Session 5: Smooth Division

ADULT PRO-AM OPEN INTERNATIONAL STYLE 10-DANCE SCHOLARSHIP CHAMPIONSHIP
$1,000 Scholarship Awards: 1st - $500; 2nd - $300; 3rd - $200; 4th-6th - $50 Heritage Voucher

Session 7: International Latin Division
Session 9: International Ballroom Division

CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES JANUARY 31

Here you will find complete listings of all available competitions, including age levels and rules for each event.