Welcome to Shine Dance Competitions!

We greatly missed seeing our dance families and are working hard to ensure our upcoming season is better than ever! We are excited to highlight the following Shine features.

*Note: updates will be made based on Health/Safety guidelines.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As many Competitive Level 1 awards as Competitive Level 2!
  • $6000 awarded in CASH scholarships PER EVENT
  • DOUBLE DIAMOND award for dances achieving a 93+ in Competitive Level 1/Novice or 96+ in Competitive Level 2!
  • AERIAL ACRO category
  • Visual Adjudications (judge critiques in video format) and Scores sent to studios post-event.  
  • Small Studio events of 100 entries max
  • All events have a maximum of 200 entries per studio
  • RUNNER UP for the Ultimate Shine Studio Award in Competitive 1 & Competitive Level 2!
  • SHINING STAR CATEGORY: This category is intended for dancers who face physical, genetic, or developmental challenges. It will give children who love to dance, but cannot necessarily participate in their studio’s competitive programs, an opportunity to have their moment on stage to SHINE!
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd, TOP SCORE of the Session presented at EVERY awards ceremony

AWARDS

  • $6000 awarded in CASH scholarships PER EVENT
  • As many Competitive Level 1 awards as Competitive Level 2 awards
  • DOUBLE DIAMOND award for dances achieving a 93+ in Competitive Level 1/Novice or 96+ in Competitive Level 2!
  • Frequent award ceremonies
  • Separate High Scores and Overalls for Acro performances
  • Individual age categories for Solos, Duets/Trios and all Groups
  • EVERY dancer receives an award for each performance
  • TOP 5 SOLOS in Competitive Level 1 & 2 in our Junior, Intermediate and Senior age divisions.
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd, TOP SCORE of the Session presented at EVERY awards ceremony
  • Judges’ Choice Award presented at EVERY awards ceremony
  • Choreography Choice Award presented at EVERY awards ceremony
  • Overall Young Choreography and Choreography Awards presented in Comp 1 & Comp 2
  • Custom Medals awarded for Solos/Duets/Trios;
  • Custom Awards Broach for every dancer on which to pin their groups' ribbons
  • Specific classifications based on your dancers’ experience and training (Novice, Competitive Level 1, Competitive Level 2, Shining Star, Young Adult, and Adult)

ATMOSPHERE

  • A professional, organized, and on-time event focused on the dancers building positive memories of their competitive experience
  • UNIQUE and FUN awards ceremonies promoting team spirit
  • Our dedicated Shine Team ensure your performances get their moment to SHINE by keeping things organized and calm
  • Charity Food Drive at every event – 22,160 lbs of food raised to date!!!

JUDGES

  • Studios sent Visual Adjudications (judges’ critiques in video format) and Scores post-event.  
  • Unbiased and experienced adjudicators
  • Different scoring levels for Novice/Competitive Level 1 and Competitive Level 2

Dancingly yours,

Register For 2023!

Shine has an easy and convenient online registration system. We accept all International Studios. Spots are going fast! Register today for the 2023 Season!

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