National Cash Awards
High Score Cash Awards will be presented to the OVERALL high scores in each of the SIX Age Divisions (Prep, Mini, Junior, Teen, Senior, Adult). ALL entries (Primary and Advanced) are eligible for High Score Cash Awards.
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1st Place - division must have 6 or more entries.
2nd Place - division must have 9 or more entries.
3rd Place - division must have 12 or more entries.
All cash awards will be presented to the teacher or studio director. There will be no ties for the High Score Cash Awards. In the event of an unbreakable tie, the score sheets will be returned to the judges, who will then break the tie.
National Title Awards
All Title winners and runner-ups are equally eligible to compete at Nationals for the National title.
Mr. & Miss Mini (ages 10 & under)
Mr. & Miss Junior (ages 11-12)
Mr. & Miss Teen (ages 13-15)
Mr. & Miss Senior (ages 16-19)
The National Title Competition will be separate from the Finals Solo Competition. Title entries may not compete as part of the Finals Solo competition. Separate entry registration required. All entries must be prequalified.
All title performers will also be evaluated in 3 mandatory classes – ballet, jazz, and tap. Class evaluations will consist of 35% of the overall composite title score.
All title entries will be required to step center stage, introduce themselves, hometown, age, and performance piece (prior to performance). Title entries will also participate in a brief onstage interview with the judges.
Title entries will receive a separate ‘Title Presentation/Interview’ score in addition to their adjudication score.
50% Solo Performance Score
35% Master Class Evaluation
15% Title Presentation/Interview Score
The top 3 finalists (male and female) in each age division will perform their solos at the Closing Night Gala – competing for National Titles. The Gala solo score will replace the previous solo score within each composite score to determine the title winners.
In addition, ONSTAGE NY National Title Winners will each receive:
- $500 Cash Award and a special plaque
- A year long NYC Dance Alliance Regional Workshop Scholarship
2018 NYCDA National Scholarship Winners may not compete for a 2018 Onstage NY National Title.