BALLET COMPETITION & FESTIVAL

November, 2021

Master Classes and competition: November 5th, 2021

Competition and festival performance: November 6th, 2021

Scoring & Awards

Dancers will be evaluated by judges during the Master Classes.  The scores a dancer receives from these classes will be combine with their variation scores to reach a final score and placement for the competition. 

  • The scoring system consists of three elements: technique, musicality/timing, and artistry
  • These elements will be evaluated by each judge.
  • Total score is the average scores given by all judges.
  • In addition to providing a numerical score for each participant’s performance, judges may offer personal comments on the score sheet to help guide participants in their training.
  • Winners within each age division will be announced separately.
  • All soloist contestants will be awarded based on combined scores for ballet and contemporary.
  • Top 3 will be announced in each age category based on the highest average scores within each category.
  • All participating dancers will receive a Relevé certificate.

RELEVÉ SENIOR GRAND PRIX AWARD: $700.00

AWARDS FOR EACH DIVISION

  • Senior Solo (15-18)
    • 1st place: $400.00
    • 2nd place: $200.00
    • 3rd place: $100.00
  • Senior Ensemble (15-18) *Character, Modern, Contemporary
    • 1st place: $300.00
  • Senior Pas de Deux (15-18)
    • 1st place: $200.00 (Per Winning Couple)
  • JUNIOR GRAND PRIX AWARD: $400.00
  • Junior Solo (12-14)
    • 1st place: $200.00
    • 2nd place: $100.00
    • 3rd place: $75.00
  • Junior Ensemble (12-14) *Character, Modern, Contemporary
    • 1st place: $200.00
  • Junior Pas de Deux (12-14)
    • 1st place: $200.00 (Per Winning Couple)
  • YOUTH GRAND PRIX AWARD: $200.00
  • Youth (9-11)
    • 1st place: $100.00
    • 2nd place: $75.00
    • 3rd place: $50.00

Performance

  • After the competition and award ceremony conclude, the winners of each division as well as the judge’s choice numbers, will perform in an ending Gala.
  • Solo winners will perform both their classical variation and contemporary/modern dance.
  • Winners of the Pas de Deux/Ensemble age categories will perform their pieces at full length.
  • At the judge’s choice, any number may be asked to perform, not only the select winners.
  • This nonprofit performance is open to the competitors, families, and the general public.