The judging panel will consist of 4 or more qualified, experienced judging authorities. Each number will be evaluated by 3 of the judges for technical ability, choreography, performance delivery, and appearance. Video critiques will be available for you to access on your Gotta Move Dance Comp Genie account. Judge’s decisions are final.
Gem Ranking Scores
Solo, Duo, Trio
>Every contestant receives a "Gotta Move" keepsake trophy with jewel denoting ranking score.
>“Gotta Move! King Cap” or Rhinestone Crown awarded to all "1st place" and "Diamond" rank level scores
(1st place winners are cited only when there are multiple contestants in the division.)
>Miss “Gotta Move” Solo Overall High point Queen and 2 attendants awarded competition scholarships in each skill level
>Overall High point ribbons are awarded for the top 5 SDT in each skill level
>"Judges Choice" plaque is awarded for each venue.
>“Specialty” awards for Technique, Showmanship, Choreography and Costume as nominated by judges.
>Each Studio Team dancer receives a participation award.
>Each qualifying studio receives a large studio trophy with a plaque for displaying the place plates with jewel denoting ranking score. (Studios remitting less than $400 team entry fees will receive a handsome wall-plaque award in lew of the large studio trophy.)
>Overall High Point Awards for 1st-5th place in each skill level
>$200 Gotta Move! Scholarship Studio Sweepstakes winner for highest 1st place average (minimum of 10 routines must be registered for studio qualification),
>Cash prize awarded in each skill level as Best of Show for Highest scoring single team number .
>Directors Chair "Hall of Fame" recognition for "Director of the Year" awarded at each competition.
>"Judges Choice" plaque for each venue.
>"Special Recognition Certificates" awarded for Technique, Showmanship, Choreography and Costume as nominated by judges.