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Adjudication & Overalls

Adjudication & Overalls

Plaques


Every routine receives an adjudication plaque.

Ribbons


Top Ten get Crazy Bands, Top Three Ribbons.

Trophies


Every routine in the Top 10 receives a trophy.

Adjudication & Overalls

Adjudication Plaques


While we recognise the Top 10 routines with a trophy, we also present 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place ribbons to each dancer in the Top 3. These are not your ordinary ribbons, designed in-house these custom ribbons are kind of cool. Dancers in the Top 10 also receive one of Thunderstruck Canada's many Top 10 crazy bands.

Dancer Ribbons


The Top 10 routines are recognised with a trophy. We also give out 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place ribbons to each dancer in the Top 3. These are not your ordinary ribbons, designed in-house these custom ribbons are kind of cool.

Dancers in the Top 10 also receive one of Thunderstruck Canada's many Top 10 crazy bands.

Overall Trophies


The Top 10 routines receive a trophy, one of 10 unique designs each year.

If you want additional trophies, there will be some available at the event and, you can always order online.

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Overalls Presentation Criteria


We present overalls when there are a minimum of three (3) routines in a division. We also use the rule of two, dropping the bottom two. See below to understand better. We will always announce all top placements for Lines.

  • Three (3) routines/division - 1st place presented.
  • Four (4) routines/division - 1st & 2nd place presented.
  • Five (5) routines/division - 1st to 3rd place presented.
  • Six (6) routines/division - 1st to 4th place presented.
  • Seven (7) routines/division - 1st to 5th place presented.
  • Eight (8) routines/division - 1st to 6th place presented.
  • Nine (9) routines/division - 1st to 7th place presented.
  • Ten (10) routines/division - 1st to 8th place presented.
  • Eleven (11) routines/division - 1st to 9th place presented.
  • Twelve (12) routines/division - 1st to 10th place presented.

Scoring Scales 19 and Under


The scoring scales for each division are weighted so that the higher the performance division, the harder it is to achieve each level. Dancers in lower divisions have an opportunity to score in higher levels such has Lightning Gold and Platinum Thunder. And, it provides a challenge for dancers as they move through performance divisions throughout their competition years.

Dancers that score a Lighting Gold and especially Platinum Thunder in a performance division should strongly consider moving up the following year.

Future Star


The Future Star division is for students getting started in dance and competition. Dancers in this division should not have more than a couple of years of training in a particular discipline and should not have more than two years of competitive experience.

  • 284-300.00 = Platinum Thunder
  • 277-283.99 = Lightning Gold
  • 267-276.99 = High Gold
  • 255-266.99 = Gold
  • 240-254.99 = High Silver
  • 225-239.99 = Silver
  • 210-224.99 = Bronze

Open to Ages 19 and Under

Shining Star


The Shining Star division is for experienced dancers. They will have completed years of training in a discipline and are comfortable in a competitive environment. They are committed to a reasonable amount of dance training each week, typically 4 to 6 hours.

  • 287-300.00 = Platinum Thunder
  • 280-286.99 = Lightning Gold
  • 270-279.99 = High Gold
  • 258-269.99 = Gold
  • 243-257.99 = High Silver
  • 228-242.99 = Silver
  • 213-227.99 = Bronze

Open to Ages 19 and Under

Rock Star


The Rock Star division is for the dancing elite. A Rock Star performer will have dedicated years of training and spends significant hours each week perfecting dance skills either on their own, as part of school programs, or through professional instruction at the studio.

  • 290-300.00 = Platinum Thunder
  • 283-289.99 = Lightning Gold
  • 273-282.99 = High Gold
  • 261-272.99 = Gold
  • 246-260.99 = High Silver
  • 231-245.99 = Silver
  • 216-230.99 = Bronze

Open to Teens and Seniors

Scoring Scales Adult - 20 and Up


We have both a competitive (Super Star) and non-competitive (Shooting Star) division for dancers 20 years and up. This replaces the Rising Star, the previous name for the adult division.

In these adult categories, Solos and Duo/Trios compete against each other as will Groups. We announce Overalls regardless of the number of entries. There is a highest overall score awarded in the Eye of The Storm for the Super Star division.

Shooting Star


The Shooting Star division is for recreational adult dancers and parents. It will be a Battle Style. We combine the Solo and Duo/Trio into an overall and Groups into an Overall based on the number of entries.

  • 287-300.00 = Platinum Thunder
  • 280-286.99 = Lightning Gold
  • 270-279.99 = High Gold
  • 258-269.99 = Gold
  • 243-257.99 = High Silver
  • 228-242.99 = Silver
  • 213-227.99 = Bronze

Open to Non-Competitive, 20 and Up

Super Star


The Super Star division is for dancers continuing their career and teachers. It will be a Battle Style. We combine the Solo and Duo/Trio into an overall and Groups into an Overall based on the number of entries.

  • 290-300.00 = Platinum Thunder
  • 283-289.99 = Lightning Gold
  • 273-282.99 = High Gold
  • 261-272.99 = Gold
  • 246-260.99 = High Silver
  • 231-245.99 = Silver
  • 216-230.99 = Bronze

Open to Competitive, 20 and Up

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