This award goes to the dancers and their choreographer(s) who the judges feel displayed the best choreography. One award will be presented to 12 & Under and 13 & Over at each Regional and National competition.
This award goes to the Student Choreographed routine with the highest score. NOTE: In order for a routine to be eligible for Overall Student Choreography, when registering routine must select “Student Choreography” for the category instead of the style of dance (jazz, lyrical, etc.)
At each regional and the National competition, Elite Dance Challenge recognizes unique and entertaining performers with our special awards. These awards are directly presented by our special awards judge at our awards ceremony.
Dancers will be selected at our fall conventions and regionals based upon their performance and sportsmanship. They will receive an invitation to be on our “Elite Team” at Nationals. The dancers selected will work with a choreographer to learn a routine to performed at our Nationals. Cash scholarships will be awarded at Nationals!!! More information will be given out at our fall conventions and regionals.
The ADCC (Association of Dance Competitions and Conventions) is a nonprofit association supporting excellence in the dance convention and competition industry. Elite Dance Challenge is a proud Platinum member of the ADCC and delighted to participate in the Studio of Excellence Awards. The Studio of Excellence Award is given to a studio that exemplifies the mission and purpose of the ADCC, which is to support excellence in the dance competition industry. At Regionals, winners will receive an ADCC Plaque and at Nationals, winners will receive an ADCC Banner.
All Studio of Excellence winners are invited to take advantage of a FREE one-year Studio Affiliate Membership in the ADCC. Affiliate Member benefits include:
Ability to nominate students to receive scholarships and awards.
Use of ADCC Membership seal for marketing material or on website.
Listing of studio name on the ADCC website Affiliate Members and Studio Of Excellence Awards pages.
Listing of studio name in The Competitive Advantage.
ADCC Affiliate window decal for display at studio.