Awards & Prizes

Top Student

Top Student Awards will be given a plaque (mailed later on) to all levels available on the competition including Newcomer, Pre-Bronze, Bronze 1, Bronze 2, Open (Advanced) Bronze, Pre-Silver, Silver 1, Silver 2, Open Silver and Gold 1, Gold 2, Open Gold. Top Student Awards will be calculated based on the accumulation of points per level throughout the competition. Points will be awarded as follows: 1 point per entry, 5 points for a first place, 3 points for a second place, 1 point for a third place. If a competitor wins top student in two different levels, he/she will be awarded with the highest level only. Uncontested (proficiency) entries will get half of the points.

Scholarships are either close Bronze/Silver (2 age groups) or Open (all ages) for Smooth, Standard, Rhythm, and Latin. To qualify competitors must have at least 5 single dances. All scholarships will receive a medal and a check, according to the table below:

Bronze/Silver Scholarship Prize:     1st-$30%     2nd-$15%    3rd-$10%
Open Scholarship Prize:                     1st-$30%    2nd-$15%     3rd-$10%

Top Teacher

Top Teacher Prize:                               1st-$300    2nd-$150     3rd-$75
Teacher with most points. Teachers with no packages will get half of points.

If you are a Studio owner, or an independent instructor, join ” DCDC Partnership Program“, send us an email with your name, the name of your school, your position and website. Contact us by E-mail at It is free! You will be able to participate in an extra rewarding program . Let us know also if you would rather receive a PDF copy of the DCDC Partner Instructor Registration Package.