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 +
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.

TEACHER INCENTIVES FOR 2017

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)
BONUS... earn a $500.00 bonus with 200 or more adult Pro/Am entries

300 or more ADULT PRO/AM ENTRIES
earn $10.00 on each entry (300 x 10 = $3000)
BONUS... earn a $1000.00 bonus with 300 or more adult Pro/Am entries

PLUS...

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

FRIDAY

American Smooth
W  •  T
American Rhythm
C  •  R 

 

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.


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  •  PD  •  J

SATURDAY

Rising Star American Smooth
W  •  T  •  F  •  VW
Rising Star American Rhythm
C  •  R  • S  • B  • M


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  •  PD  •  J

SUNDAY

Open Professional American Smooth
W  •  T  •  F  •  VW
Open Professional 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.