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Top Studio Winner

Top Studio Winner

Fixed


Solos, Duo/Trio routines and Groups with ten (10) or less have fixed points.

Factored


We factor the points for Group routines with more than ten (10) entries.

Fair


A combination of fix and factored point allocation balance the competition.

Top Studio Winner

Understanding The Numbers Factored Points Not Scores


The Top Studio at our Regional Competitions is calculated using a point system rather than using routine scores. It provides a universal mechanism to rank studios. Typically, a competition uses the scores or a simple point system to decide the Top Studio. While this works, it does not take into account two things we consider critical variables: the value of groups and the work they require versus solos and duo/trios; and, the number of routines competing in a section.

Additionally, because scoring is subjective from event-to-event, a scoring method does not provide a way to rank studios across our Regional events. A scaled point system can achieve this objective. Using a combination of fixed and factored point schemes, we can weight the type of routine, and the number of points earned based on the number competing at an event. The formula creates a framework for fair competition at our regional events and a mechanism we can use to rank studios across Canada.

Fixed Points Breakdown


The following table details how we allocate points for fixed points for Solos/Duo/Trios.

SOLO & DUO/TRIO FIXED SYSTEM
1st Place = 5 Points
2nd Place = 4 Points
3rd Place = 3 Points
4th Place = 2 Points
5th Place = 1 Point

Note that Small Groups, Large Groups, and Lines that have ten (10) or fewer entries will be assigned the fixed points. For instance, a Teen Small Group with eight (8) entries in a competition would receive five (5) points for 1st Place (not 4).

Factored Points Breakdown


The following table details how we allocated points for Groups when the number of routines exceeds ten (10).

GROUPS MULTIPLE SYSTEM (11+ ENTRIES)
1st Place = Multiple of .5 x # of entries
2nd Place = Multiple of .4 x # of entries
3rd Place = Multiple of .3 x # of entries
4th Place = Multiple of .2 x # of entries
5th Place = Multiple of .1 x # of entries

Note that Small Groups, Large Groups, and Lines that have ten (10) or fewer entries will be assigned the fixed points. For instance, a Teen Small Group with eight (8) entries in a competition would receive five (5) points for 1st Place (not 4).

Fair Point Allocation


The following details outline the allocation of points for our Regional Competitions.

  1. Points will be awarded to the Top Five (5) routines from each age group and category (i.e. Teen Solo) regardless of performance division. It does not matter if they are Future Star, Shining Star, or Rock Star.
  2. Solos and Duo/Trios will be calculated using a fixed point system.
  3. Groups (Small, Large and Lines) with eleven (11) or more entries will be calculated using a factored point system. Points will be allocated using the exact number of entries within a section and apply a multiple of that section only.
  4. A Group Section containing ten (10) entries or less will be assigned fixed points like the Solos & Duo/Trios.
  5. We include the Super Star and Shooting Star in Top Studio Calculation. Because it is battle style, the Solo and Duo/Trios are classified together and so are the Groups for purposes of ranking routines.

Top Five (5) Studios


We recognise the Top 5 studios at each regional event who qualify for 10% off Top Studio Challenge Online Battle of the Stars.

Age Distinctions


We recognise the studios that top each Age Group with 15% off Top Studio Challenge Online Battle of the Stars.

Top Studio Winner


The Top Studio is recognised with our coveted crystal trophy and qualify for 25% off Top Studio Challenge Online Battle of the Stars.

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