Rules and Regulation

Colorado State Dance Championship Regulations and Policies

1) General Participation

1. To register for the competition. the director or legal representative of the competitor, institution, or team will carry out this process. a. Underage participants must have the authorization of their parents or legal representatives. 

b. Representatives of legal age will participate by their own rights or register by the institution or team to which they belong. 

2. To participate in the Colorado State Dance Championship dancers must be registered with completed registration forms by the deadline March 19th, 2023.

a. COMPLETING REGISTRATION: i. Fill out online registration form at www.coloradostatedancechampionship.com 

    1. ii. By checking the box at the end of the online registration form you are acknowledging and certifying that you accept all of the conditions of the competition and waiver/release form. 
    2. iii. Once we have received your registration forms, you will receive a “welcome packet” from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please look for this email as it will contain your confirmation of all of entries (please check that all registration info is correct), info for how you can pay for your entries, and a link for you to upload your music if you are doing a showdance entry. 
    3. Participants and registrations must be paid in full prior to the start of competition. Participants not paid in full prior to event will not be permitted to compete.

4. PAYMENT: You must make the participation payment on dates established by the event organization. Payments after the deadline are not guaranteed acceptance of registration. We accept credit card, Paypal, and cashier checks and studio checks ONLY. Personal checks will NOT be accepted. Using credit card will be have a surcharge of 4%.

i. Make checks payable to: Colorado State Dance Championship 

5. The CSDC has the power to decide whether to accept registrations received after the deadlines.. Late entries and payments will not be taken into account for the Top Teacher and Top Studio awards. 

6. While on the competition premises, competitors, coaches, teachers, and parent/guardians shall conduct themselves in a civil sportsmanlike manner at all times. Anyone not comporting themselves in such a manner will be removed from competition. 

7. An adult studio representative (teacher, dance director, or owner) is responsible for all minors from their school while on the competition premises.

a. All directors and / or instructors must know the medical history of the members of their delegation and have an emergency plan in case of eventualities during the event process, they must sign the release from the organization. Minors release form must be signed by parent or guardian. 

8. It is the competitor’s responsibility to be in attendance and ready to dance up to 45 minutes in advance of the posted time scheduled for their event. Not being present when your event is called will lead to point deductions or disqualification.

a. The organization can advance or delay the times according to needs and without prior notice. 

b. The organization reserves the right to modify the order of participation without prior notice. 

9. Competitors participating in the Colorado State Dance Championship will accept as final the individual markings of the Adjudicators, no competitor shall harass or question a judge about their personal reasons for their scores. 

10. SUBSTITUTES: A maximum of two substitutes are allowed in small and large groups. The substitution of a member for a substitute will have to be communicated to the Chairperson and the reason for which the change is made. The only allowed reasons are for injury or for any reason that does not allow them to continue in competition. Substitutions will not be allowed as a sports tactic. a. In singles, duos and trios, substitutes are not allowed. 

11. LOSS OR THEFT: Neither the competition organization nor the representatives of the facilities, are responsible for loss or theft of any belongings of the participants and the general public. 

12. The authority over these Regulations corresponds to the organization of the competition. This authority involves carrying out the following tasks: 

a) Take care of the periodic review of this Regulation and make it active. Therefore, it will be adapted to the needs of the moment. 

b) Issue supplementary rules and authorize exceptions whenever it deems appropriate. 

c) Ensure its application. 

d) Appreciate possible infractions and impose the corresponding sanctions. 

13. The dancers implicitly agree that their personal data and image use are automatically incorporated into a database of the competition organization. Therefore, they release the organization from any responsibility for the use of this data in different advertising media, social networks and any type of communication. 

14. The organization of the Colorado State Dance Championship reserves the right to allow or not the participation of any dancer or academy, this under its own criteria, without this having any repercussions in legal channels or in the media. If for this reason the affected person or academy makes a comment or fact that, in the opinion of the organization, is dangerous and / or offensive to the image of the organization or the competition, it proceeds to exercise its relevant legal right. 

15. All competitors agree to abide by all the regulations and policies set forth by the competition. 

2) Levels

1. Specific levels for each style can be found on the registration form. 

2. AMATEUR: Student or dancer who is not an Instructor, Artist, Competitor or Dance Judge and who never earns money for these activities. They are represented by an institution or director of an academy or dance school. 

3. PROFESSIONAL: It is defined as a dancer who works as instructor, artist, competitor or judge in the Dance Industry, and who makes most or all of his income from these activities. The professional dancer must be at least 19 years old. Dancers registered at the Professional level cannot be changed to the Amateur level. 

4. PRO-AM: It is defined as a professional dancer (instructor), who dances with an amateur dancer (student). 

5. RISING STAR: Defined as a person who receives financial compensation as a dance instructor, performer, competitor or adjudicator of dance, but who performs these activities part-time and earns the majority of their income from another profession. 

6. BALLROOM: A full list of proficiency levels for this dance style can be found on the ballroom registration forms. In Pro/Am and Amateur Couple single dance divisions participants may compete in their proficiency level plus challenge up to two levels up (dancers may not dance proficiency levels down). For Scholarship divisions participants must enter the same proficiency level as their highest single dance proficiency for that style. 

3) Divisions

1. HEATED (or concurrent): It is defined as a category, where all couples dance together at the same time on the dance floor and where the music is selected by the organization. Lifts are not allowed. 

2. SHOWDANCE: It is defined as a category, where the couple, soloist, team or groups, dance a routine prepared with their own music. 

3. CABARET / EXHIBITION: It is defined as a category, where it is allowed to use lifts. 

4. SHINES: In the Shines category, the steps and movements are danced without a partner, it is the moment in the dance where the athlete dances his individual interpretation of the music. In this category two or more athletes are dancing. They can be mixed genders or same gender. 

5. OPEN: Refers to that category in which registration is open to styles within the discipline, sometimes despite age, level, gender and / or another type of categorization. 

4) Age divisions

1. Specific age divisions for each dance style can be found on the registration form. 

2. A participant may only enter the age division they qualify for based on the age division they will have reached at the time of Colorado State Dance Championship date, unless specified by the dance style registration form.

a. BALLROOM & COUNTRY WESTERN PRO-AM: Pro-Am Single Dance, Multi Dance, & Showdance. Adult dancers may dance their age group plus one age group down. 

b. BALLROOM AMATEUR & COUNTRY WESTERN COUPLES: Adult dancers may dance their age group plus one age group down. Age is determined by the oldest person in the couple’s age group. 

3. AGE GROUPING: If there is not a minimum of three competitors from each age group, the organization could group different ages and / or categories in order to guarantee the competition. 

4. PROFESSIONAL AGE: a professional will meet the qualifications stated under “Levels” in this document in addition to being 19+ years old. 

5. DIFFERENT AGES IN DUO / TRIO, TEAM AND GROUPS:

a. For Duo or Trios the oldest participant will determine the age division of the Duo/Couple or Trio. 

b. For groups or teams the average age of the group will determine the age division. Add all of the ages together and divide by the number of group/team participants (if a decimal occurs drop the decimal). This will determine the age division for the group/team. The average age of the group should NOT be more than 1 age division lower than the oldest member of the group or team, unless specified as an all ages combined event. 

5) Dance Styles of Competition

1. BALLET CLASSICAL: Repertories and / or classic fragments of world-renowned companies. 

2. CONTEMPORARY BALLET: Free repertoires of steps and classical Ballet technique. 

3. LYRICAL: Combination of Jazz and Ballet techniques. 

4. ACRODANCE: It is a dance style that combines the technique of classical dance with acrobatic elements. It is defined by its sporty character and unique choreography, which perfectly combines dance and acrobatics. 

5. THEATRICAL: Any dance discipline, where you can mix different disciplines or dance just one discipline or any Latin Rhythm. 

6. STREET OR CLUB DANCES: Hip-Hop, Locking, Popping, Whacking, Krump, House, Vogue, etc. Each with it’s own style. 

7. SALSA: Salsa in 1 and 2, Cabaret Salsa, Traditional Salsa and Salsa in Line. 

8. BACHATA: Classic, Cabaret and Sensual. 

9. KIZOMBA: Showdance and Social 

10. ZOUK: Showdance and Social 

11. WESTCOAST SWING: Strictly Swing and Jack n Jill formats. Strictly Swing for amateur and pro-am couples, no choreography. Jack n Jill partners will be chosen by random. 

12. JAZZ: It carries technical elements of Modern Dance and Ballet without leaving its own technical and statistical work. Abdominal contractions, work on the ground, and the particular way of getting in and out of the ground are fundamental characteristics of this discipline. It covers the different styles of Jazz, such as: Broadway, Funk, Modern, Contemporary, etc. 

13. LATIN JAZZ: Jazz, with some mixed Latin Rhythm. 

14. CONTEMPORARY: It is a dance that express an idea, feeling or an emotion, like the Classical Ballet, but mixing its own body movements. 

15. WORLD DANCES: These are traditional and cultural dances with their characteristic and cultural costumes and steps. 

16. SOCIALS (SALSA, BACHATA, KIZOMBA, & ZOUK): Dances in the social style, the music comes from the organization and Lifts are not allowed. 

17. BELLY DANCE: They are Dances originating from the Middle East. 

18. TAP: All forms of Tap Dance will compete with each other. The quality of the hits against the floor must be clear, rhythmical and in harmony with the music. 

19. LATIN: Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble and Jive. 

20. COUNTRY/WESTERN: Waltz, 2-Step, Nightclub 2 Step, Cha Cha, Westcoast Swing 

21. RHYTHM: Cha Cha, Rumba, American Swing, Bolero and Mambo. 

22. STANDARD: Waltz, Int. Tango, V. Waltz, Foxtrot and Quickstep. 

23. SMOOTH: Waltz, Int. Tango, Foxtrot, V. Waltz. 

24. SPANISH DANCE: Dances of Spanish origin. According to region and represent the most important cultural events in each locality. 

25. ARGENTINE TANGO: Salon, Stage and Milonga. 

26. WHEELCHAIR: It consists of the following dance modalities.

a. American Smooth, American Rhythm, International Ballroom, International Latin, Open Showdance Style.

6) Competition Unit

1. SOLO or SOLOIST: a single athlete competing. 

2. COUPLE or DUO: two athletes competing. 

3. TRIO: three athletes competing. 

4. TEAM or GROUP: four or more athletes competing. 

5. SAME GENGER: a specific competition unit found in Salsa and Bachata competitions. 

6. COMBI: a category found in Wheelchair competition events consisting of a wheelchair dancer and standing partner.

7) Music Requirements

1. Make sure the contact email you provide is correct on your registration form as you will receive an email from Colorado State Dance Championship with your specific upload link for all of your music. This will be the official way to provide us your music. We must receive your music BEFORE the day of competition. 

2. We highly recommend you bring a backup of your music on a USB drive/flash drive, as a precaution. Mistakes do happen. If providing a USB/flash drive it must only be in MP3, WAV, MP4a, and AIF formats and under 50MB each. 

3. We recommend MP3 format, but also will accept WAV. 

4. The music must be in accordance with the routine, it may not have inappropriate language (obscene, offensive or discriminatory). 

5. The duration of the musical track must not exceed the choreographic time indicated in the regulations. 

6. TAP DANCES: Music should not contain prerecorded tap sound. Personal amplification devices are not. 

7. Problems with Musical Tracks at competition. Only in the event of a technical failures of the competition in the event's audio, the participants may start over or may appear at the end of the corresponding competition block. 

8. The competition will do its best to contact any participant ahead of the competition if we should find that their provided music does not meet the time limit restrictions to allow for correction. If the music is extended beyond allowed time limit day of the competition the CSDC has the power to cut it, otherwise, the participating choreography will be sanctioned with disqualification from the event. 

9. Additional minutes can be purchased for an additional fee for competitor provided music events. 

10. SHOWDANCE - COMPETITOR PROVIDED MUSIC EVENTS – TIME LIMITS 

Soloist 

1.30 minutes minimum – 3.00 minutes maximum 

Duo/Trio (2-3 dancers) 

1.30 minutes minimum – 3.00 minutes maximum 

Team - Group (4+ dancers) 

2.30 minutes minimum – 3.00 minutes maximum 

Small Group 

2.00 minutes minimum – 3.00 minutes maximum (if competition separates group category into small and large)

Large Group 

2.00 minute minimum – 5 minutes maximum (if competition separates group category into small and large) 

Argentine Tango Stage 

Entire song allowed up to 5.0 minutes maximum 

Belly Dance

Entire song allowed up to 5.0 minutes maximum 

11. COMPETITON PROVIDED MUSIC EVENTS – TIME LIMITS 

Argentine Tango Solon & Milonga 

3 full songs selected by competition (CSDC) 

Social Salsa,Bachata, Kizomba, & Zouk 

1.30 minutes maximum 

Ballroom, Latin, Smooth & Rhythm 

1.30 minutes maximum 

Country/Western, Westcoast Swing 

1.30 minutes with 5 second fade 

12. BALLROOM MUSIC TEMPI – MUSIC PROVIDED BY COMPETITION 

Rhythms: International American Pro/Am
      Bronze
Waltz 28-31 28-30 30-32
Viennese Waltz 56-60 54-56 54-58
Tango 32-34 30-32 30-32
Foxtrot 28-30 30-32 30-34
Quickstep 50-52    
Cha Cha 32-34 28-30 30-32
Samba 48-50 54-56 54-56
Paso Doble 60-62 58-60 58-60
Rumba 27-29 32 32-36
Bolero   24 24-26
Mambo   47 48-51
Jive 44-52    
East Coast Swing   34-36  
West Coast Swing   28-32  

13. The organization of the Competition has the authority to make decisions different from the previous ones, in relation to music without this leading to legal or image problems. 

8) Scenic Elements

1. The use of scenic elements is allowed for showdance entries as long as they are assembled and disassembled within the indicated times. The floor must be completely clean within the time allotted for assembly and disassembly. Competition staff cannot help assemble or disassemble any scenic elements. 

  Assembly time Disassembly time
Individual, Duo, Trio 20 seconds 20 seconds
Group small 30 seconds 30 seconds
Group big 40 seconds 40 seconds

2. Items that could damage the floor or that could be a danger to athletes, for example, any type of liquid, glitter, etc., are not allowed. 

3. The use of any type of live animal is not allowed. 

9) Costume

1. THE GENERAL RULES OF DRESS FOR ALL DISCIPLINES ARE THE FOLLOWING: The decoration of the costumes or accessories that use symbols with religious, political or offensive references to public morals is not allowed, except in disciplines in which religious symbols are historically necessary, and as long as they are used without offending or damaging to someone. 

2. The clothing must cover the intimate parts of the athlete. Therefore, the following garments are prohibited: hot culottes, thongs and transparent inserts in intimate garments. 

3. BALLRROOM PRE-TEEN AMATEUR COUPLE AND PRO/AM COSTUME RESTRICTIONS: Please be aware of the costume restrictions for Pro/Am and Amateur Couple Pre-Teen single dance events. These are standard attire restrictions and expectations in the industry, and can be found at the end of Regulations & Policies document. 

4. If a problem occurs that totally or partially invalidates the dress for the competition, the athlete must inform the chairman of judges of the need to replace it and be authorized by him or her, before making any replacement. 

5. The chairman of judges may require an athlete or athletes to change all or part of any costume or accessory if he considers that such costume or accessory is contrary to the rules. 

6. An "accessory" is a decorative object that is integrated into the wardrobe (jewelry, gloves, bags, hats, belts, scarves, watches, sunglasses, pins, ties, warmers and braces. 

7. During the competition, nothing in the presentation, costumes, music or choreography can be changed. These elements must be kept unchanged throughout the competition to ensure equality between all competitors. 

10) Prohibited Activities

1. The registration of the same soloist, duo/trio, or couple in more than one choreography of the same category is prohibited. You cannot compete against yourself. 

2. The directors, choreographers, parents/legal guardians, and participants are prohibited from verbal contact with the judges during the competition. 

3. Directors, choreographers or any member of the school are prohibited from going on stage before, during or after the participating choreography (They will only go up when called for the award ceremony). 

4. Filming, it will not be allowed to record personal videos, film or photograph during the event, professional cameramen and photographers will be available at the event. This rule is in place to help protect choreography rights and our minors at this event. 

5. Athletes and participants in general are prohibited from using items that put people's health at risk and the order and cleanliness of the facilities, such as: paint, powders, liquids, fire, stones, balloons inflated with helium without weights, sharp tools, firearms, among others. 

6. ACROBATICS: An acrobatic movement is one in which the body turns around the sagittal or frontal axis, for example, somersaults or wheels. a. Acrobatics are permitted except for disciplines in which they are expressly prohibited. 

b. Acrobatics must never be gymnastic elements. 

c. An acrobatics will never improve the score as an element of difficulty, on the contrary, elements that are poorly executed technically can harm the overall performance of the group. 

7. LOADS: A clean is a movement in which an athlete has both feet without contact with the ground and using the support of the partner or another athlete. a. The Chairperson may disqualify any group if a clean is performed, which is not typical of the dance represented, during the performance of that group. 

11) Scoring and Judging

1. In Colorado State Dance Championship the evaluation systems and metrics are totally different and exclusive, so the jury, regardless of its expertise, is fully capable of evaluating the styles and genres for which it was summoned. 

2. Colorado State Dance Championship has the total freedom to choose the jury for each heat as it sees fit, if in any heat the jury is directly or indirectly part of the dancers we will do our best to substitute that adjudicator with the chairman of judges. It is taken for granted that the athlete or athletes who appear should not be affected by a single note from a jury when the table is made up of several members and each one issues an independent evaluation. 

3. Colorado State Dance Championship has different elements to consider and evaluate according to each genre and level of performance. These elements are:

a. Technical level and quality 
b. Difficulty
c. Rhythm
d. Musicality
e. Movement to music
f. Connection and complexity
g. Choreography
h. Presentation
i. Creativity 

4. Scoring and qualification is the responsibility of the judges who have sufficient technical knowledge to evaluate any dancer in their different styles. The organization of the competition is the only existing authority to be able to see, together with the jury, any problem in this regard, thus leaving out of them, any external person, be it the academy or dancer. 

5. The final results are processed by a software which returns the data faithful to the scores entered by the jury. 

6. For no reason can the results be shown to external persons or persons not directly or indirectly involved in the competition, this data is of a legal nature and is controlled and in custody of Colorado State Dance Championship. 

7. POINT DEDUCTIONS a. Colorado State Dance Championship will deduct points from the dancer or group who registers for the wrong age and / or performs a different dance style than the one they registered for. 

b. In case of not being present at the time of calling for participation, the organization reserves the right to disqualify the participant and will not accept any claim. 

c. All athletes must behave in a responsible manner and with good sportsmanship. Including respecting other athletes, with no offensive or threatening behavior whatsoever. 

8. The results will be published on the competition webpage 3 weeks after the same, as a maximum time. The organization is entitled to make these publications after this time when some circumstance of force majeure so requires and this does not give rise to claims or sanctions by competitors, teachers, judges or people outside the organization. 

9. Claims from parents of families are not accepted during and after the competition, they are only accepted from the directors and directly with the Chairman of the competition, the organization or the Chairman can sanction the dancer for claims made by parents of family. From 24 hours after the results are published and a maximum of 7 days, claims are accepted under no exception. 

12) Awards

1. The organization of the Colorado State Dance Championship reserves the right to advance or delay the awards of the event according to needs, so the athletes must have the commitment to be present for their awards during the day of their competition. 

2. If for any reason the athlete (s) are not present at the time of the award ceremony, they can still claim their award by written request. Their award will be mailed to the address given on the registration forms. 

3. Under no circumstances are prizes awarded to third parties. If they are minors, they must be accompanied by an adult who signs a document for any cash scholarship monies. If it is a group, the winner can be awarded to the teacher. 

4. Awarding these prizes is at the sole and exclusive discretion of the competition organization, according to a score prior to the aforementioned items, therefore, there is no room or validity for any type of claim by persons outside the members of the organization. 

5. Awards Include:

a) PARTICIPATION: an award acknowledging the participation of all dancers in the Colorado State Dance Championship. 

b) PLACEMENT AWARDS: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th Place Awards will be given in the Solo, Duo, Trio, and Team/Group divisions in each age category for each dance style. In the case of a tie, the tie breaker will go in favor of the student or team with the highest technical score. 

c) TOP STYLE AWARDS: Awards given to the top scoring student(s) or team in each style. This award is an overall style award and is based on the top score in a style (regardless of level or age). There is only one winner in each dance style, unless in the instance of an unbreakable tie.

i) The tie breaker will go in the favor of the student(s) or team with the highest technical score (TQ). 

ii) In the Ballroom Style the Top Style Award will be given to the student with the highest multi dance &/or scholarship score. 

d) TOP ACADEMY/STUDIO: Beautiful Award you will be proud to display in your studio. This award is given to the academy or studio that has brought the most students to the competition. 

e) PRO/AM BALLROOM SCHOLARSHIP EVENTS:

i) A monetary prize awarded to the amateur of the pro/am couple. 

ii) Competition may reduce prize money by ½ if there are less than 3 competitors in entered.

f) BALLROOM TOP PRO-AM TEACHER: Award given to Top Teacher in the Ballroom Style.

i) This is a monetary prize given to the instructor who has the top score.

ii) Calculated: 1 point per entry danced + points for student placements (1) 6 points for 1st, 5 points for 2nd, 4 points for 3rd, 3 points for 4th, 2 points for 5th, 1 point for 6th.

13) Cancellation or Refund of Registration

MONEY RETURNS/REFUNDS: Once the registration has been made, the organization DOES NOT MAKE ANY REFUNDS, you will be credited for the following year’s event. 

In the event that the Colorado State Dance Championship must be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances or events, monies will be credited toward the following year’s event. 

Regulation updated
c / c Colorado State Dance Championship 

KIDS BALLROOM DRESS CODE (SINGLE PRO/AM DANCE EVENTS AGES 6-12)

Boys

▪ Trousers

▪ Black or dark blue color only 
▪ High waist optional 
▪ Underfoot strap optional 
▪ Satin stripes are allowed 

▪ Shirts

Plain white or black long sleeved collared shirt only. Tuxedo shirts are allowed.
▪ No pleats or ribbing 
▪ Sleeves to be worn at wrist length 
Black or dark blue vests are allowed, but sweaters and jackets are not allowed 

Tie must be worn - black color only, may be either straight or bow 

Socks - Black or dark blue color only 

Shoes- Heel height not to exceed 1.5 inches (must be black) 

Materials - Fabrics must be plain, ie: cotton, polyester, cotton/polyester blend, wool blend

▪ No shiny fabrics 8 
No rhinestones, glitter, metallic thread, patterns or sequins allowed

Decorations - not allowed 10 

Makeup - Not allowed 

Hairstyle - Long hair must be worn in a pony tail 


Girls

Skirt with top or simple dress with attached under garment or leotard top with full skirt 

▪ Skirt

1 Plain or pleated with minimum 1 to maximum 3 half circles, including godets and/or 16 extra panels. One plain simple underskirt allowed which is no larger or longer than top 17 layer, and is the same or similar color as the outer skirt 
▪ No uneven hem lines, frills, splits, openings, ruffles, or sequins 
Horsehair/Crinoline may be used only inside the hem of the skirt ▪ Ribbon on the skirt is acceptable, but no other trim is allowed 
Length of skirt must not be shorter than 3 inches above the knee cap and no longer than 3 22 inches below the knee cap 
At least one of the layers of the skirt must be solid (not sheer) 

▪ Bodice

▪ Shoulderless bodices are not allowed 
Necklines: Boat, high neck, v-neck, sweetheart, 'peter pan' collar, and regular collar are 27 allowed. Simple edging or trim, as well as a simple ruffle around the collar of not more 28 than two inches, is allowed on the neckline
Belting, as well as gathering or shirring is permissible from the waist down for a 30 maximum of two inches, provided it is part of the dress itself and not an accessory
▪ Edging or trim on the bodice is not allowed 
No backless bodices allowed 33 (f) Piping is allowed provided it is no larger than 1/8 of an inch across 
▪ Top stitching is allowed 

▪ Sleeves 

▪ Long, short, elbow length, cap, puff. or sleeveless styles are allowed 

▪ Cannot be replaced by trimmings, frills, or edging on the shoulder line 

▪ No "finger loops" allowed 

▪ Piping is allowed provided it is no larger than 1/8 of an inch across 

Top stitching is allowed


Materials 

▪ Fabrics must be one constant color throughout 

No rhinestones, glitter, metallic thread, pearls, appliques, patterns, sequins, or similar materials allowed 

▪ No use of feathers, fringes, bows, belts, frills or sequins 

No flesh color fabric 

Any use of mesh, lace, or any other 'see through' fabric must be lined in a solid material of the same color from the waist to the top of the bust line, as well as a corresponding height in the back. When mesh, lace, or any "see-through" fabric is used on the arms no lining is needed 

Burnout (also called Devoré), or similar fabric, must be lined with a fabric of the same color. Lycra, spandex, polyester, plain velvet, satin or jersey is encouraged 


Shoes and Sock 

Shoes - Heel height not to exceed 1.5 inches, and must be block heel style if a dance 2 shoe. If the shoe comes with rhinestones on the buckle then they are allowed. If the shoe 3 comes with glitter on the shoe then it is allowed 

Socks: White ankle socks (lace allowed), flesh colored pantyhose, or light pink or white 5 tights must be worn 

▪ No Fishnet Tights 


Accessories, jewelry, and makeup 


No use of arm bands, chokers or headbands 


No decoration is allowed on dress or in hair 


No jewelry is allowed, other than one small earring in each ear 


No makeup allowed 


No spray tan, make-up, glitter, or any similar materials, etc allowed anywhere on the 13 body


Use of fake eyelashes, fake fingernails, colored or glitter hair spray is forbidden 

COLORADO STATE DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Second Edition / 2023
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