Adjudicator Scoring & Award System
All entries will be judged by a panel of 3 adjudicators. Judging will be based on 1 score out of 100 points. The three scores are averaged to produce the final score. Any and all ties will be broken. All entries will be scored and awarded as to the appropriate and/ or expected skill of their age level.
All categories will be awarded and announced in order of placement.
Special awards will be presented at each award ceremony by one of our esteemed adjudicators!
The Top Routine of the day will be awarded at the final awards ceremony each day.
Zuby's Dance World Soloist (Competitive Overall)– Dancers with 3 or more competitive solos will be entered into the Zuby's Dance World soloist category for overalls. The dancer will compete in regular solo categories, however, as this is a separate overall category for dancers with 3 or more solos, the dancers are not eligible for top solo overall only the top soloist overall.
Novice The top 3 routines in each age division and category will be announced and awarded a medal and a trophy plaque, 10 & Under, 11-14.
Pre Competitive The top 3 routines in each division’s age and category will be announced and awarded a medal and a trophy plaque.
Competitive The top 5 competitive routines in each division’s age and category will be announced and awarded a medal, the top 3 will be awarded a trophy plaque.
Production categories are awarded their own top overall production award and are not eligible for the top overall score of the competition. A minimum of 2 productions must be entered into the competition for the top production award to be given.
The Judges Choice Award will be awarded to the competitive and pre-competitive divisions at their perspective overall awards session.
The Choreography Award will be awarded at the final competitive overall awards session.
The Best Costume Award will be awarded at the final competitive overall awards session.
The Most Potential Award will be awarded to a dancer at the final competitive, pre-competitive and novice overall awards session.
The Studio Spirit/ Professionalism Award will be awarded at the overall awards session.