Age Divisions

2-4     5-6     7-8     9-10     11-12     13-14     15-16     17-19     20-25     26 and over

Age division is determined by the average age of the performers as of the date of the performance .  Add ages and divide by the number of performers and drop the decimal.  If the average age is 8.9 then the entry belongs in the 7-8 yr old division.  Any questions please contact Mary at 917-476-6759.  If any protest arise, proof of age must be provided.  All protests must be submitted in writing to the directors of the Omega Dance Challenge with an hour of the incident. 

Time Limit
  • Solo, Duo/Trio – 3 minutes
  • Small Group/Line – 4 minutes
  • Production – 7 minutes

*Up to 2 additional minutes may be purchased at $30 each minutes

Category Entry
  • Solo, Duo/Trio, Small Group (4-9 performers)
  • Line (10-19 performers)
  • Small Production (20-35 performers)
  • Large Production (36 + performers

 

Adjudication

Diamond 295 – 300 Platinum 294.9 – 290 Solid Gold 289.9 – 280 Gold 279.9 – 270 Silver 269.9 – 255 Bronze 254.9 – 24

Placement within each category will be announced.  One trophy will be awarded to the studio for placement and ribbons will be awarded to the performers.  Trophies will be awarded for high scores at regional levels.  Trophies/cash prizes will be awarded at nationals for high scores.

Title Entries

1 solo, 1 photo, 1 modeling entries are required to enter for solo title winner.  Crown and Trophy are awarded for 12 & under and 13 & over divisions.  Regional entry fee for solo title is $200.  National Title entry fee is $250 for Group Title entry an additional $50 to your entry fee.  You must earn high score in your category to win.

Studio Recognition

Each studio will receive a Special Award which recognizes that studios strength.  For example: Technical Excellence, Outstanding Choreography, Outstanding Showmanship, Most Creative, and Most Entertaining.  Although we do not give a trophy for bringing the most entries, each studio that brings over $2500 in entry fees will receive a Swarovski Diamond Pendant.

Omega Power Perks

  Regional Dance Competition Cash Rewards  5% off G/L/P entries totaling $2,000 - $4,999                                                                                                                  10% off G/L/P entries totaling $5,000 - over                                                

 National Dance Competition Cash Rewards  10% off G/L/P entries totaling $2,000 - $4,999                                                                                                                 15% off G/L/P entries totaling $5,000 - over                                                       

 All payments must be received 35 days prior to competition in order to qualify for rebates.

Diamond Club

All Diamond scores (295 - 300) will qualify to enter the Diamond Club Challenge.  The Diamond Club Challenge will take place at Nationals.  there will be 2 Diamond challenge winners; solo/duet/trio and a group.  Winners will receive at 5ft trophy, as well as a Swarovski Touchstone Crystal Pendant.  A portion of the proceeds from the Omega Diamond Club Challenge is donated to charity.

Nationals

We offer free workshops, seminars, pool party and dance party for all the performers that participate at Nationals.  Join us and bring your shining stars, as we continue to make a stellar mark in dance history.  So, Are you ready to take The Omega Dance Challenge?

Adjudications

Our accomplished, professional panel of judges provide a constructive, detailed adjudication.  Our score sheets provide a comprehensive evaluation which serves as an invaluable tool, for both you and your students to take it to the next level.  All judges decisions are final.  Judges will break ties for high score awards.  Special judges awards are given in a variety of categories.