Prize Money

2019 Cash Awards and Prizes

Total Prizes and Awards Value: $122,200.00

TOP STUDENT AWARDS
Total Value – $36,000.00

ADULT MULTI-DANCE PRO-AM SCHOLARSHIP CHAMPIONSHIPS
[Value: $36,000.00]

"A" "B" & "C" Age Divisions in each category (unisex events)
Open 4- & 5-Dance Scholarship Championships: 1st $500 2nd $300 3rd $200
Open 9- & 10-Dance Scholarship Championships: 1st $500 2nd $300 3rd $200

Closed Bronze Syllabus 3-Dance Scholarship Events: 1st $250 2nd $150 3rd $100
Closed Silver Syllabus 3-Dance Scholarship Events: 1st $250 2nd $150 3rd $100
Open Gold Scholarship Events: 1st $250 2nd $150 3rd $100

TOP SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Trophies will be awarded for the top solo exhibitions.  Judges critique sheet will be issued for each solo. 

TOP STUDENT AWARDS
Trophies will be presented to the Top Male and Female Students
in each of the Bronze, Silver and Gold levels for both American and
International Styles.

TOP STUDIO AWARDS

Trophy Awards
Trophies will be awarded to the top studios in the following categories:

SMALL STUDIO – From 1 to 2 competing students
MEDIUM STUDIO – From 3 to 6 competing students
LARGE STUDIO – 7 or more competing students

Every pro-am student and amateur couple competing in single dance events will receive a specially printed folder in which to mount their gol, silver, bronzw or finalist medals. Critique sheets will be issued for solo exhibitions.
Student scholarship checks will be made payable to the studio, the teacher designated by the student, or to the student.

TOP TEACHER
Total Value – $28,000.00

Cash Awards
[Value: $28,000.00]

Prize Money ….. Minimum # of entries to qualify
1st $10,000  …  500
2nd $7,000  … 400
3rd $5,000  …  300
4th $2,500   
…  200
5th $1,000   
…  100
6th $750       
…   75
7th $600       
…   50
8th $500     
…   25
9th $400     
…   25
10th $250    
…   25
If minimum pro-am entry requirements are not met, the prize money will be calculated by the number of entries reached.  Entries for coach of amateur couples are included.
POINT SYSTEM: 
Allocation of points for calculation of Top Students, Teachers and Studios will be awarded on the following basis:
Each entry 1 point
1st place 8 points
2nd place 7 points
3rd place 6 points
4th place 5 points
5th place 4 points
6th place 3 points
7th place 2 points
8th place 1 point
Each recall 1 point
Adult Multi-dance entries: Double above points.
No deduction taken for uncontested events.
Proficiency events 50% points. 
Coach of amateur couples 50% points.
Discounted Junior entries 50% points

PROFESSIONAL EVENTS
Total Value – $46,000.00

OPEN PROFESSIONAL EVENTS
[Value: $33,000.00]

1st $2,000 2nd $1,500 3rd $1,250 4th $1,000 5th $800 6th $500 plus $200 per couple reaching the semi-final but not advancing to the final (provided a quarter final is required.)

RISING STAR EVENTS
[Value: $10,000.00]

1st $800 2nd $600 3rd $500 4th $300 5th $200 6th $100

THEATRE ARTS
[Value: $3,000.00]
1st $1,100
2nd $800
3rd $500
4th $300
5th $200
6th $100

Dancesport Series $100 Vouchers
Total Value – $2,000.00

Top 20 Student Dancesport Series Awards
[Value: $2,000.00]
$100 Vouchers that can be used towards Pro/Am entries at another Series Event during the 2010 series.

$50 HERITAGE VOUCHERS
Total Value – $6,000.00

Pro/Am Heritage Vouchers
[Value: $6,000.00]

Awarded to 4th, 5th & 6th place in the Pro/Am Closed Bronze, Closed Silver and Open Gold Scholarships. (These vouchers can be used towards any future Heritage Classic entry fees.)

$100 HERITAGE VOUCHERS
Total Value – $4,200.00

Pro/Am Heritage Vouchers
[Value: $4,200.00]
Awarded to 4th, 5th & 6th Place in the Open Pro/Am Scholarship Championships and the Open Pro/Am 9- & 10-Dance Championships. (To be used towards entry fees at any future Heritage Classic.)