2017 Prizes


SUBSCRIBE

Get all the news direct to your inbox.


Top Grand Slam Student

1st $1000

2nd $700

3rd $500

4th $300

5th $200

6th $100

 

Will be awarded to top Pro/Am students in Scholarships and Multi-Dance events.

Top Grand Slam Student awards are designed to honor the versatile Pro/Am dancer who excels in multiple styles.

Each student must enter a minimum of 4 Scholarship and/or Multi-Dance events to qualify for the award and prize money.


Top Student

Trophies will be awarded to the Top male and female Newcomer, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Open and Overall Pro/Am students based on number of entries.

A trophy will also be presented to the Top Amateur couple based on number of entries.


Best of the Best

Closed Bronze and Closed Silver dancers compete in the Best of the Best Challenge in their age division.

Winners in each style and age division have a dance-off against other age divisions to determine the overall winner who will participate in the Grand Finale Challenge at Ohio Star Ball.

Eight representatives will be selected at the Snow Ball.

CLOSED BRONZE

Rhythm, Smooth, Ballroom and Latin

CLOSED SILVER

Rhythm, Smooth, Ballroom and Latin


Top Grand Slam Teacher

1st $1000

2nd $700

3rd $500

4th $300

5th $200

6th $100

 

Will be awarded to the six top teachers whose students place highest across multiple styles.

Top Grand Slam Teacher prize money rewards your expertise and your students placements in Multi-Dance and Scholarship events.

To qualify for a prize you need a minimum of 4 students entered in a minimum of 8 Scholarship and Multi-Dance events.

The 1st place Top Grand Slam Teacher will receive a trophy in addition to the prize money.


Male and Female Top Teachers

Will be determined by a combination of entries and placements as described on the DanceSport Series website.

In addition to the Teacher’s Pot of Gold prize money, the top male and female teachers will receive trophies.


Top Studio

Trophies will be presented to the Top 3 small studios and Top 3 large studios based on entries.

Small studio

1-2 teachers

Large Studio

3 or more teachers


Teacher's Pot of Gold

Teachers, we value the contribution you bring to our competition, and we want to reward you for supporting The Snow Ball.

Qualifying teachers will receive a Pot of Gold based on the number of paid adult Pro/Am entries danced at The Snow Ball.

The teacher incentives for 2016:

50 or more adult Pro/Am entries
earn $2.00 on each entry (50 x 2 = $100)

75 or more adult Pro/Am entries
earn $2.50 on each entry (75 x 2.50 = $187.50)

100 or more adult Pro/Am entries
earn $3.00 on each entry (100 x 3=$300)

150 or more adult Pro/Am entries
earn $5.00 on each entry (150 x 5=$750)

200 or more adult Pro/Am entries
earn $7.00 on each entry (200 x 7 = $1400)

300 or more adult Pro/Am entries
earn $10.00 on each entry (300 x 10 = $3000)

 

Plus...

ENTRY BONUSes!

200 or more adult Pro/Am entries
earn a $500.00 bonus

300 or more adult Pro/Am entries
earn a $1000.00 bonus

400 or more adult Pro/Am entries
earn a $1500.00 bonus


Adult Pro/Am Scholarships

Closed Bronze, Closed Silver and Open

1st $300

2nd $150

3rd $100

4th $75

5tH $75

6th $75 


Dance Vision Scholarships

Closed Bronze

1st
$300 Dance Vision Voucher


2nd
$200 Dance Vision Voucher


3RD
$100 Dance Vision Voucher

Winners also receive one free entry in the same style at the Emerald Ball.

 

RULES

This event is open to all Bronze students.

Figures may be danced from any NDCA recognized syllabus including DVIDA
(NDCA Elements and Restrictions will be strictly enforced).

Each event is unisex (Ladies & Gentlemen combined).

These events will be invigilated.


GLOBAL PRO/AM OPEN SMOOTH SCHOLARSHIPS

1st $500

2nd $400

3rd $300

4th  $200

5th $100

6th $100

 

To qualify for the Global Scholarship the student must be entered in a minimum of 5 freestyles per scholarship entered.


Adult Amateur Open Scholarships

1ST $300

2ND $150

3RD $100

4TH $75

5TH $75

6TH $75


PROFESSIONAL NOVICE 2-DANCE

1ST $350

2ND $200

3RD $100

4TH $75

5TH $50

6TH $50

 

Professional Novice competitors must never have made a Professional Rising Star final where a semi-final was danced.

Once a couple has won Professional Novice at The Snow Ball DanceSport Competition they may not dance the Professional Novice division again in the style in which they won.


OPEN PROFESSIONAL

1ST $1500

2ND $1000

3RD $700

4TH $500

5TH $300

6TH $100

 

SATURDAY

Open Professional International Ballroom
W  •  T  •  VW  •  F  •  Q

Open Professional International Latin
C  •  S  •  R  •  P  •  J

 

SUNDAY

Open Professional American Smooth
Open American Smooth Star Dance Tour
W  •  T  •  F  •  VW

Open Professional American Rhythm
C  •  R  •  S  •  B  •  M

Open American Smooth Star Dance Showdance

 

Click here for
Star Dance Tour RULES


Professional Rising Star

1st $500

2nd $300

3rd $200

4th $100

5th $75

6th $50

 

FRIDAY

Rising Star International Ballroom
W  •  T  •  VW  •  F  •  Q

Rising Star International Latin
C  •  S  •  R  •  P  •  J

 

SATURDAY

Rising Star American Smooth
W  •  T  •  F  •  VW

Rising Star American Rhythm
C  •  R  • S  • B  • M


Professional Showdance Competition

1st $350

2nd $200

3rd $150

4th $100

5th $75

6th $75

 

SaturdaY


 

Showdance Rules

A couple must only enter one routine.

The routine may be no longer than 4 minutes from when one person touches the floor.

Props may be used as long as they are carried on and off the floor in one trip.