Info & Rules

Safety Protocols and Government regulations for 2022 Season

Showtime Dance Promotions is committed to the health and safety of all the dancers, patrons, and staff at our events. Therefore, we are going to follow all the rules and regulations imposed by the government and the theatres, at the time of the events, regarding proof of vaccination, social distancing, and masks. That said, if the authorities require masks and/or vaccine passports at theatres doors, all people at vaccination age should be able to present their vaccine cards to enter the venues. Exemptions will be accommodated, according to the law, following doctor’s note or similar document.

After what we have experienced recently, we are more confident and prepared to deal with those changes. We are very positive that the events will be successfully held in 2022, but, in the case of further restrictions that make the in-person events completely impossible, the scheduled events may be postponed to the next available date, and the fees paid by the studios will be saved as a credit for future use. 


Dates and Locations

Venues and schedules are tentative and subject to change dependent on the number of entries received per event. Events are subject to cancellation and/or extension of publicized dates giving studios due notification. All 2022 dates posted are tentative pending government regulations and prohibitions. Showtime will only run events that fall within the guidelines of reopening from the COVID-19 pandemic and therefore the dates are all subject to change based on these factors as well to help ensure participants are kept safe. 


Theatre Rules

  1.  Please remain seated during each routine to be respectful to the performers and the adjudicator. Try to enter and exit the theatre only in between performances. 

  2. Please refrain from approaching the adjudicators, they are working hard to give all dancers a fair evaluation and may not have time to chat or sign autographs while in the theatre. 

  3. Photography, cameras, phones and any other record devices are strictly prohibited in the theatre at all times. Routines may be disqualified if they are being recorded without the consent of the event organizers.

  4. Please avoid use of your cell phone or other devices in the theatre, the lights from the screens are a distraction to both the performers on stage and the adjudicators.

  5. If the theatre is too full, dancers may be asked to leave the audience to make room for ticket holders.

  6. Please note that the event may run up to 15 minutes ahead of schedule, please allow yourself plenty of time prior to the start of the category to ensure that you do not miss a routine.


Medal Scores

95.0 & Higher Showtime Diamond Award of Excellence
90.0 - 94.9 High Gold
85.0 - 89.9 Gold
83.0 - 84.9 High Silver
80.0 - 82.9 Silver

Each adjudicator provides a score for the routine based on factors including: appropriate difficulty level for age and skill level, technique and ability, cleanliness of the routine, spacing and staging and performance quality. 

Please note that in mixed level categories the adjudicators still mark to the appropriate age and skill level, not compared to other routines in the category.


Dance Levels

Beginner This is for a dancer's first solo ever. Solo categories only
Novice 1st year of training
Junior 2nd to 3rd year of training
Intermediate 1 4th to 6th year of training
Intermediate 2 7th to 9th year of training
Advanced 10 years or more of training

Dancers who are training 6.0 - 9.9hrs per week in all combined disciplines and classes

Accel. Elite

Dancers who are training 10.0hrs per week or more in all combined disciplines and classes


Routines that have a participating teacher or professional 19 years or older. Not eligible for extra awards or category placements unless there are more than 3 open routines in the category. Not eligible for the dance-off.















Questions, Complaints or Feedback

We are always open to feedback, questions and discussions; however, we do ask that all communications go through your studio owner.  They can then inform Showtime staff accordingly.  Any formal complaints should be brought to the attention of the onsite Manager during the event by a studio owner or teacher and submitted in writing via email by the studio owner. 


Info & Rules

In this section, you will find all of our rules and regulations, registration information and registration forms. Click on any of the links below to open the PDF. 

2022 Registration Information

This document contains information on: Creating an Account, how to register, studio contact email info, registration fees, discount information, deadlines and important dates.

2022 Rules & Regulations

Please ensure that you read all rules & regulations prior to completing registration. Here you will find information on anything to do with our rules for entries, levels, categories, time limits and much more. 


Registration Fees

For details on our registration fees, please contact your dance studio to discuss or you can email us [email protected] for more information. 


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