DIVISIONS

Novice

• Students who have never competed in any solo before.
• 50% of dancers in a duet/trio must have never competed in a duet/trio in a previous season. Dancers who have competed in groups in previous seasons are still novice if they have not competed in a duet/trio previously.
• Groups and lines that consist of 70% novice students.

Pre Competitive

• Students registered up to only 8 hours per week of training classes

Competitive

• Students registered 8 or more hours per week of training classes

Adult

• Parent routines

Pre Professional

• Any routine that includes a participant or participants who is over the age of 19

DANCE STYLES

JAZZ * TAP * BALLET * LYRICAL * CONTEMPORARY * OPEN * ACRO * HIP HOP * POINTE * MUSICAL THEATRE * SONG AND DANCE

The following rules apply within the categories:
• Tap – no pre-recorded tap sounds permitted in music

• Jazz – maximum of 3 tricks allowed (otherwise, please enter in Acro or open)

Open – Maximum of 10 tricks, routines that are more than 50% Acro based will be moved into an Acro category at the discretion of Let’s Get Loud.

• Regardless of whether a routine is entered correctly or not in a category, judges will mark on the student’s ability and make a decision if necessary to move their mark to an alternate category for placement. Entries will still be awarded their mark during the session performed.

AGE CATEGORIES

Mini Division

Up to age 9

Junior Division

Ages 10 – 12

Teen Division


Ages 13 – 15

Senior Division

Ages 16- 18

Pre Professional

n/a These routines do not qualify for Overalls

Adult

n/a These routines do not qualify for Overalls

ENTRIES WITHIN AGE DIVISIONS

Solos – 1 Dancer
Duet/Trios – 2-3 Dancers
Small Groups – 4-9 Dancers
Large Groups – 10 – 15 Dancers
Lines/Extended Lines – 16 + Dancers
Productions – 15 +Dancers (Max Time 10 Minutes)

  • All solos, duets/trios, groups and lines will compete in individual age categories. However, overall awards will be presented by DIVISIONAL GROUPINGS. Novice and Pre Competitive will have their own Overalls.
  • All solos will compete in their age category according to their age as of December 31st.