Welcome to Dance With Care's Virtual Competition!

All routines will be fairly judged by 3 industry professionals. These judges have judging experience, college degrees in dance and professional performing experience. Video critiques and scores will be uploaded to your account after the event.

 

Our competition gives back! We will be donating a percentage of the competitions proceeds to a dance studio in need. 

 

Give your dancer a shout out! We are the only competition offering to add a special message under your dancers routine as it streams. Wish your child, student or friend good luck!

 

We are accepting solos, duets, trios and groups in any style of dance. Special awards and overalls in each catagory will be announced! 

 

Send us your self taped video from in the studio or previously recorded competition dance  - register as an independent or as a studio. 

Dance with Care is excited to bring amazing performances directly to your home. We are going to bring you a fun, friendly competition like you've never seen before!

Competition Rules

$20 Solo/Duet Trio

$25 Group

Important Deadlines

  • VIRTUAL COMPETITION registration closes: May 29th, 2020 at 11:59 PM

  • Deadline for video submission of routines: June 1st, 2020 at 11:59 PM

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We will be offering high-quality audio/visual critiques by 3 trained and qualified judges for each routine. Our judges are professionals in the industry who have well-rounded training, college degrees in dance, and performing experience.

 

Awards:

We will initially plan on two awards ceremonies - one for solos/duets/trios and one for groups. If we need to add more, we will post on our schedules and make announcements on the live stream. 

Certificates for adjudicated awards will be available for download on your account.

OVER $400 in scholarships and prizes will be awarded! 

We are proud to parter with Level Up Dance Supplies to provide our contestants with gift certificates and awards. Thank you, Level Up for sponsoring us!

 

Policies:

We are accepting solos, duets, trios and groups. Entries may be submitted by studios or independents (PLEASE make sure you have teacher/choreographer approval before entering as an independent). You may use videos from recitals, showcases or any other performances or rehearsals. Recreational and professional settings accepted. 

Dance With Care is a family friendly event and we are determined to set a standard to make sure inappropriate routines do not represent us on the livestream. All routines will be pre-screened and approved to represent our company. Please make sure songs are edited for family viewing (free of foul language and suggestive themes). 

 

Time Limits:

  • Solos, Duet/Trios and Small Groups (3 Minutes)

  • Large Groups (4 Minutes)

  • Lines (5 Minutes)

  • Productions (6 Minutes)

 

Disclaimers:

Dance with Care is not responsible for any injuries occurring during the taping of submitted routine videos.

By registering for this event, you agree that any submitted routines are routines featuring dancers currently enrolled at your studio.

By registering for this event, you agree that your pre-recorded video will be shown via live stream.

By registering for this event, you agree with all policies stated above and are held accountable to abiding by all rules set forth within the rules and virtual competition pages of this website. Failure to comply with policies may result in disqualification from events.

How to submit your video: 

1. Navigate to https://dancewithcare.danceera.com/admin/login

2. Login to your DanceEra Account

3. Select the gray button labeled "Schedule & Music"

4. On the right hand side of the screen, select the green button labeled "Upload Video"

5. In the pop-up window, select "Add File"

6. Select your file from your computer and click "open"

7. Once your video finishes uploading, click save.

8. Repeat steps 4-8 for the rest of your routines!

 

Currently DanceEra supports files in mp4 format.

Dance Categories

JAZZ - Primarily jazz technique, utilizing classic or commercial jazz styles.

BALLET - Ballet or pointe technique, including classical steps and movements.

HIP-HOP - A routine with hip-hop technique.

TAP - A routine with primarily tap technique. 

CONTEMPORARY - A fusion of many styles with a strong emphasis on modern technique.

LYRICAL - A mixture of jazz and ballet techniques to music incorporating emotional and storytelling elements.

MUSICAL THEATER - Any routine interpreting a song from a Broadway or Movie Musical.

POM- A routine using poms with dance moves.

OPEN- Consists of all other categories: ethnic, acro/gymnastics, novelty, clogging, etc.

Dance Levels of Competition

Competitive – For students that participate in class and/or extra rehearsals for 1-5 hours per week.

Advanced– For students that participate in class and/or extra rehearsals for 6 or more hours per week.

Age Groups

Mini - 6 Years Old & Under​

Petite - 7-8 Years Old

Junior - 9-11 Years Old

Teen - 12-14 Years Old

Senior - 15 Years Old+

Judging/Scores

Technique - 40 Points

Entertainment Value - 25 Points

Choreography - 20 Points

Timing, Execution & Music - 15 Points

All entries will receive 3 critiques from our judges & virtual adjudication certificates.

DANCE AWARDS
- ASH Convention 2020-2021 2 Half Scholarships
-Level Up Dance Wear Gift Certificates
-Private Virtual Lesson Culver City Youth Ballet
-Kelsey Smith Virtual Classes
-And more!

 

Meet Our Judges

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