Pro/Am Events

 

PRO/AM FREESTYLE EVENTS

AMERICAN STYLE
Waltz, Tango Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz
Cha Cha, Rumba, Bolero, Mambo, Swing
Merengue, Salsa, West Coast Swing
Nightclub 2-step, Hustle, Argentine Tango, Peabody, Bachata

INTERNATIONAL STYLE
Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep
Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, Jive

PRO/AM AGE CATEGORIES

PRE-TEEN I  ages 9 and younger
PRE-TEEN II  age 10 and 11
JUNIOR I  ages 12 and 13
JUNIOR II  ages 14 and 15
YOUTH  ages 16-18

ADULT
A
  16+
A1  21+
A2  31+
A3  41+
B1  51+
B2  61+
C1  71+
C2  81+  


PRO/AM LEVELS

BRONZE
Newcomer *
Beginner 1
Beginner 2
Pre
Intermediate
Open Intermediate
Full
Open

* Students can dance Newcomer for one year only, regardless of style.
If you danced Newcomer at Snow Ball last year, you cannot enter as a Newcomer again this year.

SILVER
Beginning
Pre
Intermediate
Open Intermediate
Full
Open

GOLD
Beginning
Pre
Intermediate
Full
Open
Advanced Open


TOP GRAND SLAM STUDENT

ALL AGES COMBINED
Pro/Am students must enter a minimum of 4 Scholarship or Multi-Dance events to qualify for the Top Grand Slam Student prize money and title.

PRIZES
1st $1000  •  2nd $700  •  3rd $500  4th $300  •  5th $200  •  6th $100


PRO/AM
MULTI-DANCE CHALLENGES

NEWCOMBER
CLOSED BRONZE
   Best of the Best | A • B • C
CLOSED SILVER   Best of the Best  |  A • B • C
CLOSED GOLD
A  age 16 - 35
B  age 36 - 50
C  age 51 - 64
SR I  ages 65-74
SR II  ages 75+

American Smooth  |  W • T • F
American Rhythm  |  C • R • S
International Ballroom  |  W • T • Q
International Latin  |  C • R • J

 

RISING STAR
OPEN
A
  age 16 - 35
B  age 36 - 50
C  age 51 - 64
SR I  ageS 65-74
SR II  ages 75+

American Smooth  |  W • T • F • VW
American Rhythm  |  C • R • S • B • M
International Ballroom  |  W • T • VW • F • Q
International Latin  |  C • S • R • PD • J

PRO/AM NIGHTCLUB
MULTI-DANCE CHALLENGE

CLOSED BRONZE –OR– CLOSED SILVER
West Coast Swing
Nightclub 2-step
Hustle

GLOBAL GENTLEMAN'S ONLY
MULTI-DANCE CHALLENGE

CLOSED BRONZE –OR– CLOSED SILVER
A
  age 16 - 35
B  age 36 - 50
C  age 51 - 64
SR  age 65+

American Smooth  |  W • T • F
American Rhythm  |  C • R • S
International Ballroom  |  W • T • Q
International Latin  |  C • R • J

 

CLOSED GOLD
OPEN
A
  age 16 - 35
B  age 36 - 50
C  age 51 - 64
SR  age 65+

American Smooth  |  W • T • F • VW
American Rhythm  |  C • R • S • B • M
International Ballroom  |  W • T • VW • F • Q
International Latin  |  C • S • R • PD • J


PRO/AM 6-, 9- + 10-DANCE
MULTI-DANCE CHALLENGES

CLOSED BRONZE –OR– CLOSED SILVER
6-DANCE MULTI-DANCE CHALLENGE

American Smooth/Rhythm
W • T • F • C • R • S

International Ballroom/Latin
W • T • Q • C • S • PD

OPEN 9-DANCE MULTI-DANCE CHALLENGE
American Smooth/Rhythm
W • T • F • VW • C • R • S • B • M

OPEN 10-DANCE MULTI-DANCE CHALLENGE
International Ballroom/Latin
W • T • VW • F • Q • C • S • R • PD • J

All 6-, 9- and 10-dance Multi-Dance Challenge events must be danced with 1 student and 1 teacher that remain the same for all dances in both styles.

Each style in the 6-, 9- and 10-dance challenge events will be danced on the same day that the Freestyle events in that style are danced.

PRO/AM
SCHOLARSHIPS

CLOSED BRONZE –or– CLOSED SILVER
A • B • C
A
  age 16 - 35
B  age 36 - 50
C  age 51 - 61

American Smooth  |  W • T • F
American Rhythm  |  C • R • S
International Ballroom  |  W • T • Q
International Latin  |  C • R • J

PRIZES
1st $300  •  2nd $150  •  3rd $100  4th $75  •  5th $75  •  6th $75

 

OPEN
A  age 16 - 35
B  age 36 - 50
C  age 51 - 61
SR  age 62+

American Smooth  |  W • T • F • VW
American Rhythm  |  C • R • S • B • M
International Ballroom  |  W • T • VW • F • Q
International Latin  |  C • S • R • PD J

WORLD PRO/AM
DANCESPORT SERIES
QUALIFIER

A  age 16 - 35
B  age 36 - 50
C  age 51 - 61

American Smooth  |  W • T • F • VW
American Rhythm  |  C • R • S • B • M
International Ballroom  |  W • T • VW • F • Q
International Latin  |  C • S • R • PD • J


AMATEUR + MIXED-AMATEUR EVENTS

 

AMATEUR FREESTYLE EVENTS

AMERICAN STYLE
Waltz, Tango Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz
Cha Cha, Rumba, Bolero, Mambo, Swing
Merengue, Salsa, West Coast Swing
Nightclub 2-step, Hustle, Argentine Tango, Peabody

INTERNATIONAL STYLE
Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep
Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, Jive

AMATEUR LEVELS

Novice
Pre-Championship
Open Amateur
Senior I
Senior II
Senior II


AMATEUR AGE CATEGORIES

PRE-TEEN I  9 year old and younger
PRE-TEEN II  10th or 11th birthday
JUNIOR I  12th or 13th birthday
JUNIOR II  14th or 15th birthday
YOUTH  16th, 17th, or 18th birthday
UNDER 21   One partner is at least age 16 and the other is
under age 21 on the day of the competition.

ADULT FREESTYLES
A1  21+
A2  31+
A3  41+
B1  51+
B2  61+
C1  71+
C2  81+

ADULT MUTLI-DANCES + SCHOLARSHIPS

ADULT
19-34

SR I
One partner must be at least age 30 and the other age 35+

SR II
One partner must be at least age 40 and the other at least age 45

SR III
One partner must have reached their 50th birthday and the other must be 55+


AMATEUR MULTI-DANCE CHALLENGES

Bronze + Silver

ADULT
SR I
SR II
SR III

American Smooth
W • T • F
American Rhythm
C • R • S
International Ballroom
W • T • Q
International Latin
C • R • J
Nightclub
WCsw • Hus • NC2-s

Gold

ADULT
SR I
SR II
SR III

American Smooth
W • T • F • VW
American Rhythm
C • R • S • B • M
International Ballroom
W • T • VW • F • Q
International Latin
C • S • R • PD • J

Pre-Championship

ADULT
SR I
SR II
SR III

American Smooth
W • T • F • VW
American Rhythm
C • R • S • B
International Ballroom
W • T • F • Q
International Latin
C • S • R • J

Open Amatuer

ADULT
SR I
SR II
SR III

American Smooth
W • T • F • VW
American Rhythm
C • R • S • B • M
International Ballroom
W • T • F • VW • Q
International Latin
C • S • R • PD • J


AMATEUR PRE-TEEN / JUNIOR / YOUTH MULTI-DANCE CHALLENGES

Pre-Teen Closed or Open

American Smooth
W • T • F • VW
American Rhythm
C • R • S • B • M
International Ballroom
W • T • VW • F • Q
International Latin
C • S • R • PD • J

Pre-Champ

American Smooth
W • T • F
American Rhythm
C • R • S
International Ballroom
W • T • Q
International Latin
C • R • J

Pre-Teen Closed or Open

American Smooth
W • T • F • VW
American Rhythm
C • R • S • B • M
International Ballroom
W • T • VW • F • Q
International Latin
C • S • R • PD • J

PRE-TEEN I  9 year old and younger
PRE-TEEN II  10th or 11th birthday
JUNIOR I  12th or 13th birthday
JUNIOR II  14th or 15th birthday
YOUTH  16th, 17th, or 18th birthday
UNDER 21   One partner is at least age 16 and the other is
under age 21 on the day of the competition.


ADULT AMATEUR SCHOLARSHIPS

ADULT
SR I
SR II
SR III

OPEN AMATEUR
American Smooth
W • T • F • VW
American Rhythm
C • R • S • B • M
International Ballroom
W • T • VW • F • Q
International Latin
C • S • R • PD • J

PRIZES
1st $300  •  2nd $200  •  3rd $100  •  4TH $75  •  5TH $75  •  6TH $75


PROFESSIONAL EVENTS

 

PROFESSIONAL NOVICE 2-DANCE

American Smooth  |  W • T
American Rhythm  |  C • R

PRIZES
1st $350  •  2nd $200  •  3rd $100  •  4th $75  •  5th $50  •  6th $50

PROFESSIONAL RISING STAR

American Smooth  |  W • T • F • VW
American Rhythm  |  C • R • S • B • M
International Ballroom  |  W • T • VW • F • Q
International Latin  |  C • S • R • PD • J

PRIZES
1st $500  •  2nd $300  •  3rd $200  •  4th $100  •  5th $75  •  6th $50

 

OPEN PROFESSIONAL

American Smooth  |  W • T • F • VW
American Rhythm  |  C • R • S • B • M
International Ballroom  |  W • T • VW • F • Q
International Latin  |  C • S • R • PD • J

PRIZES
1st $1500  •  2nd $1000  •  3rd $700  •  4th $500  •  5th $300  •  6th $100

OPEN PROFESSIONAL EXHIBITION/CABARET

PRIZES
1st $350  •  2nd $200  •  3rd $150  •  4th $100  •  5th $75  •  6th $75