Judging Elements

If a dance, costume, or music is deemed inappropriate for family viewing by the judging panel, it will be scored lower by judges and may not be eligible for overall high score award.

  • Each performance will be evaluated on the following five judging elements:


  • Technique – 30 points total
  • Performance & Artistry – 30 points total
  • Commitment & Characterisation – 10 points total
  • Choreography & Trueness to Genre – 20 points total
  • Costume & Styling – 10 points total


  • There is a maximum of 100 points per judge for a total of 300 points.
  • Ties will not be broken for the general competition awards, however all exact ties will be broken for overall high point awards by the Judging Panel.

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