Rules & Policies

1) Participation at any one of the United States Championships events will earn you points to determine your Ranking.

2) Teachers competing in the series must have their NDCA dues up to date and posted on NDCA website. If not, they will forfeit all winnings for themselves and their students.

3) Competitors winning awards must be present at the awards presentation at United States Dance Championships, or they will forfeit their awards.

4) To receive the Top Teacher prize money. The teacher must compete at the United States Dance Championships with 10 entries or more.

5) Any discrepancies in scoring or point accumulation must be reported in writing by using the Discrepancy Report Form on the website. Discrepancies must be filed no later than 21 days after the event posted date on the Leader Board. If not, points will not count.

6) All entries dance at the USDC will count toward the FINALE except for the entries on Saturday. The United States circuit awards will be presented on Friday night, there forth, all entries on Saturday cannot be count toward the Finale.

We will not accept telephone calls, email, word of mouth, FaceBook or Twitter. It must be in writing using the Discrepancy Report Form on the website.

All discrepancies must be filed 14 days before United States Dance Championships week. No discrepancies will be taken at United States Dance Championships except for The Embassy Ball Dancesport Championships as that event is the week before USDC.

1) There is no cash value for any of the vouchers.

2) Vouchers won at 2016 United States Dance Championships can be used towards the following: Entry Fees, Admission Tickets & Hotel Accommodations for 2017 United State Dance Championships.

3) Vouchers cannot be transfer.

4) You must be present at The United States Dance Championships to receive cash or voucher awards. The teacher and Student must compete at the United States Dance Championships with 10 entries or more.

Teachers, Students and Studios will accumulate points in the following manner.

Single Dances (Youth and discounted entries count as 1/2 value)
1st place: 8 points
2nd place: 7 points
3rd place: 6 points
4th place: 5 points
5th place: 4 points
6th place: 3 points
7th place: 2 points
8th place: 1 point

Call backs will each receive 4 points in addition to placement.

Multi Dances (Youth and discounted entries count as 1/2 value)
1st place: 20 points
2nd place: 15 points
3rd place: 10 points
4th place: 8 points
5th place: 6 points
6th place: 4 points
7th place: 2 points
8th place: 2 point

Call backs will each receive 5 points in addition to placement.

Teachers and Pro/Am Students will be awarded Bonus Points for the number of entries at each event. (Youth and discounted entries count as 1/2 value)

10 entries = 100 points
20 entries = 200 points
30 entries = 300 points
40 entries = 400 points
50 entries = 500 points

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