Join us for an Exciting Competition judged by our experienced faculty which consists of Top LA Choreographers and Dancers direct from LA. All dancers will receive recognition for every act performed in our awards ceremony.

Teachers will receive digital score sheets along with constructive comments from every judge.

Hollywood Vibe awards Fabulous Cash prizes along with it’s Judges Specialty Awards which are awarded for Overall High Score, Outstanding Choreography, Most Entertaining and Best Costume. Trophies for 1st,2nd and 3rd place, and laminated National Tour Passes which indicate the number score for each routine. Soloist receive Hollywood Vibe lapel pins indicating their number score along with their laminates.

CONVENTION IS REQUIRED IN ORDER TO ENTER THE COMPETITION.

Competition Pricing 2020-2021 

Solos – 2:30 Time Limit $145
Duos/Trios – 3:00 Time Limit $75 per dancer
Small Groups (4-9 dancers) – 3:00 Time Limit $55 per dancer
Large Groups (10-16 dancers) – 4:00 Time Limit $55 per dancer
Line (17-24 dancers)- 4:oo Time Limit $55 per dancer
Productions (25+ dancers) – 6:00 Time Limit $55 per dancer

TEACHERS/STUDIO OWNERS, PLEASE CONTACT US TO CONFIRM PRICING AND DISCOUNTS!!

INDEPENDENT DANCERS: Independent Dancers are defined as dancer/s attending without a Registered Teacher.  Independent Dancers must be registered by a Studio Owner/Teacher with a valid Studio Account. Priority will be given to registered studios with groups in attendance.

Age Divisions

AGES FOR ALL EVENTS ARE BASED AS OF JANUARY 1, 2021.

To determine the age group of an entry:

  1. Add up the age of all dancers in the routine.
  2. Divide that number by the number of dancers in the routine.
  3. Drop the decimal point from total. So, if average comes to 14.7, drop decimal = 14 so the routine will complete in the Teen level (13-14).
Mini
5 to 7 years old
Junior
8 to 10 years old
Intermediate
11 to 12 years old
Teen
13 to 14 years old
Senior
15 to 18 years old
Pro-Am 19 + years old (Pro-Am category is for groups who average 19 and older or teachers/professionals who wish to compete.)

Time Limits

Solos 2:30 minutes
Duos/Trios 3:00 minutes
Small Groups (4-9 dancers) 3:00 minutes
Large Groups (10-16 dancers) 4:00 minutes
Line (17-24 dancers ) 4:00 minutes
Productions (25+ dancers) 6:00 minutes
There will be a 15 second “grace period” allowed for each routine

A 1-POINT DEDUCTION FOR EACH SECOND OVER TIME WILL RESULT FOR THOSE ROUTINES THAT DO NOT COMPLY or ROUTINE WILL BE JUDGED FOR ADJUDICATION ONLY

Competition Limits

STUDIOS ARE LIMITED TO 30 TOTAL ACTS PER STUDIO LOCATION (including Solos).  LIMIT OF 1 SOLO PER DANCER.

ADDITIONAL ENTRIES MAY BE ENTERED IF THE FOLLOWING APPLY:

  • Bring 30-39 dancers > Receive an additional 5 acts
  • Bring 40-49 dancers > Receive an additional 10 acts
  • Bring 50+ dancers > Receive an additional 20 acts

Divisions

ALL CATEGORIES BESIDES ACRO CAN CONTAIN NO MORE THAN 4 ACROBATIC TRICKS FOR TUMBLING PASSES.

Tap Tap routines must consist primarily of tap technique. Recorded tap sounds are not permitted.
Jazz Jazz routines must consist of primarily of jazz technique.
Ballet/Pointe Routines must consist of ballet technique including classical steps and movement.
Hip Hop Routines should consist of hip hop and street dance styles.
Acro Routines must consist of at least 50% acrobatic/gymnastic stunts incorporating dance technique and choreography.
Open Anything that does not apply to the above listed categories. Including song and dance, character, baton and pon pom.
Musical Theatre Routines featuring any style of dance interpreting a song/character from a Broadway Show, Musical, Movie, etc.
Lyrical Routines that demonstrate a mix of jazz and ballet techniques incorporating emotional and story telling elements
Contemporary/Modern Routines consisting of modern and ballet technique, reaching beyond the standard jazz vocabulary.

Special Cash Awards* in Each Age Division for:

  • Outstanding Choreography
  • Most Entertaining
  • Best Costume
  • Best Direction
  • Overall High Score Solo
  • Overall High Score Duo/Trio
  • Overall High Score Groups

* Award amounts may vary depending on amount in each age division. You must be contested in order to receive an Overall High Score Award and Cash Prize.

Scoring

  • Vibe Award 100% – 97.5%
  • Platinum 97% – 94.5%
  • High Gold 94% – 91.5%
  • Gold 91% – 88.5%
  • High Silver 88% – 85.5%
  • Silver 85% – 82%
  • Bronze 81%-79%

Judging Criteria

  • TECHNIQUE- 30 POINTS
  • PERFORMANCE- 30 POINTS
  • CHOREOGRAPHY- 20 POINTS
  • OVERALL IMPRESSION- 10 POINTS
  • MUSIC/COSTUMING- 10 POINTS

Judges: Our judges are members of the Hollywood Vibe Faculty. They are some of the most encouraging, friendly, and knowledgeable Teacher/Adjudicators in the business who have already served as a judge on several Regional and National Dance Competitions. In Addition to score sheets, judges will make constructive comments for each routine they adjudicate. The Panel consists of 3 Judges of which 1 is specifically dedicated as our “Teacher” Judge.  This will be a separate critique for Teachers only with critiques more geared to the Teachers needs.

Trophies: Trophies will be awarded in each age division and performance category. A minimum of 5 entries in any given category is required for 1st through 3rd place trophy to be awarded. A 1st place trophy only will be awarded in categories with less than 5 entries. Routines that are uncontested in a given category must score a gold or higher to receive a 1st place trophy. Categories with 10 or more entries will be broken up by discipline.

Medals: Medals are awarded to soloists indicating their score.

Dancer of the Year: This title will be awarded to dancers the judges feel deserve this prestigious title due to their hard work, skill, and dedication to the art of dance. This award is based on their work in the workshop as well as their performance in the competition. One award will be presented in the Junior, Intermediate, Teen, and Senior Convention level. Male Dancers of the Year will also be awarded when applicable. Independent dancers are not eligible to receive the Dancer of the Year Title at Regionals

Overall High Score: Winners that receive Overall High Score titles will receive Cash Prizes! In order to receive an Overall High Score award & Cash Prize, you must be contested.

For Additional Rules & Regulations, please see Convention Page