Fordney Foundation Junior and Youth DanceSport Series
Age groups that qualify are based on the National Dance Council of America (NDCA) age groups and they are:
- Pre-Teen I: 9th birthday or less
- Pre-Teen II: 10th or 11th birthday
- Junior I: 12th or 13th birthday
- Junior II: 14th or 15th birthday
- Youth: 16th, 17, or 18th birthday
Dance Competitions that feature the World Pro Am Dancesport Series will also feature this series and will allow junior and youth dancesport competitors to accumulate points for ranking beginning and ending with the Ohio Star Ball each November. Tabulation of rankings will begin at the Ohio Star Ball in November 2013 and end a year later in 2014 at that same competition.
Ranking Results will appear at fordneyfoundation.org after each dance competition. The Tabulation of points will be based on multi dance categories only.
Points will be awarded in the following manner:
- Each Call Back = 5 points
- Every 1st Place = 20 points
- Every 2nd Place = 15 points
- Every 3rd Place = 10 points
- Every 4th Place = 8 points
- Every 5th Place = 6 points
- Every 6th Place = 4 points
- Every 7th Place = 2 points
- Every 8th Place = 2 points
Awards will be given at the Ohio Star Ball in 2014 to the top 10 couples in Standard, to the top 10 couples in Latin, and to the participants of the Team Match. To obtain the awards, couples must enter and compete at the Ohio Star Ball. Award funds are limited to travel expenses, for example: air transportation, lodging, and/or fuel expense for travel by car. Prize Money will be distributed in the form of Vouchers. Please submit your Vouchers and your Travel Expense receipts for reimbursement. Travel expenses will only be reimbursed with legitimate receipts. Please mail your Vouchers and travel receipts to :
P.O. Box 14442
Columbus, Ohio 43214
Top 10 Grand Finale Awards are:
Prize money will be given in vouchers and reimbursed with receipts.
An Eastcoast versus Westcoast Team Match composed of 6 couples on each team will be offered with a First place award $3,000 and a 2nd place award $2,000 making a total of $5,000.
Click on the link to register at one or more of the following dance competitions:
www.dancesportseries.com, then using the United States map click on a region (1 through 7) and then click on the competition.