2020 Regional Awards

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At Encore DCS, we feel that EVERYONE should be recognized for their achievement in performing on stage.

We also believe in the true spirit of competition by only recognizing one first place in each category. In addition to recognizing 1st-5th place winners in each category, each routine will receive an Encore DCS Pin recognizing their Silver, Gold, High Gold, Platinum, or Diamond Performance! Elite routines with a near perfect score are eligible to receive our prestigious “Mic Drop” award. The following is an explanation of the scoring system used at our Regional Events based on a 100 Point Scale by a panel of 3 judges. Note: If 4 judges are present, the lowest score will be dropped.

Mic Drop Diamond Platinum High Gold Gold Silver
Recreational Division 300-282 281.9-266 265.9-251 250.9-238 237.9-200
Competitive Division 300-285 284.9-270 269.9-256 255.9-245 244.9-200
Elite Division 300-294 293.9-285 284.9-270 269.9-256 255.9-245 244.9-200
Pro-Am Division 300-285 284.9-270 269.9-256 255.9-245 244.9-200

The following is a breakdown of awards that are given in each category for all divisions and age groups:

SOLOIST
1st Place: Plaque, Medal And Pin
2nd-5th Place: Medal And Pin
Duet/Trios
1st Place: 1 Plaque, Medals And Pins For Each Participant
2nd-5th Place: Medals And Pins For Each Participant
Groups
1st Place: 1 Plaque, Pins For Each Participant
2nd-5th Place: Pins For Each Participant

Regional Overall Awards, Scholarships, And Cash Awards

The following awards are given in Recreational, Competitive, Elite and Pro Am and in all age divisions. Overall, Top 3, Top 5, Top 10 or Top 15 placements will be recognized in each division based on the number of entries. Vocal and Song & Dance entries will be excluded from the dance overalls, but will be recognized in the Top Vocal Performance Overalls.

TOP SOLO
1st Place Overall Top Solo Trophy, $25 Gift Certificate
Additional Overall Placements Plaque
*1st, 2nd And 3rd Place Overall Winners Are Invited To Perform In Our Grand Finals Opening Number!
Top Super Solo
1st Place Overall Top Super Solo Trophy And Super Solo Hoodie
Additional Overall Placements Super Solo Plaque
*All Students Competing For Super Solo Are Recognized On Stage With A Special Award.
*1st, 2nd And 3rd Place Overall Super Solos Are Invited To Perform In Our Grand Finals Opening Number!
Miss And Mister Encore Dcs
Winner Trophy, Crown For Females And Hat For Males
1st And 2nd Runner Up Plaque
*Title Winner, 1st Runner Up And 2nd Runner Up Are Invited To Perform In Our Grand Finals Opening Number!
Top Duet/Trio
1st Place Overall Top Duet/Trio Trophy, $50 Gift Certificate, Encore Overall Winner Pins Or Ribbons For All
Additional Overall Placements 1 Plaque, Encore Overall Winner Pins Or Ribbons For Each Participant
All Groups
1st Place Overall Top Group Trophy, Gift Certificate/Cash Award*, Encore Pins Or Ribbons
Additional Overall Placements Encore Overall Winner Pins Or Ribbons For Each Participant
Highest Score Solo/Duet/Trio
Highest Score Trophy And Gift Certificate Or Cash Award*
(One Age 11 & Under And One Age 12 & Up Will Be Awarded)
Highest Scoring Group
Highest Score Trophy And Gift Certificate Or Cash Award*
(One Age 11 & Under And One Age 12 & Up Will Be Awarded)
Most Entertaining
Plaque, Teacher Jacket, And Free Entry Fees To 2020 Grand Finals
Best Choreography
Plaque, Teacher Jacket, And Free Entry Fees To 2020 Grand Finals
Grand Finals Scholarship
Free Solo And Workshop At 2020 Grand Finals
Discovery Spotlight Scholarship
$1000 Scholarship Towards Model And Talent Expo (www.discoveryspotlight.com For More Information)
Encore Extreme Scholarship
Free Convention Fee At 2020 Convention
Spirit Of Encore
Plaque And $100 Gift Certificate
Top Studio Award
Large Champion Cup Trophy And Gift Certificate For Grand Finals

*At every Regional competition, each studio’s Top 5 group scores in age 11 and under and Top 5 group scores in age 12 and over will be tabulated. The studio with the highest combined score will be awarded the Top Studio Award and will be presented a champion trophy and a gift certificate that can be redeemed at Nationals. ($500 GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR COMPETITIONS WITH 250 OR LESS ENTRIES; $750 GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR COMPETITIONS WITH 251-450 ENTRIES; $1000 GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR COMPETITIONS WITH 451 OR MORE ENTRIES)


GIFT CERTIFICATES AND CASH AWARDS ARE GIVEN TO TOP SOLO, TOP DUET/TRIO, TOP GROUP, AND THE HIGHEST SCORING ROUTINES IN THE RECREATIONAL, COMPETITIVE AND ELITE LEVELS. CASH AWARDS ARE BASED ON THE SIZE OF THE COMPETITION AND REQUIRE A MINIMUM OF 5 ENTRIES PER AGE/GROUP DIVISION. ALL CASH AWARDS ARE MADE PAYABLE TO THE STUDIO.

COMPETITIONS WITH 250 OR LESS ENTRIES
Recreational Competitive Elite
Overall Group $50 Gift Certificate $50 Gift Certificate $50 Cash
Highest Score Award $100 Gift Certificate $100 Gift Certificate $50 Cash & $50 Gift Cert.
Competitions With 251-450 Entries
Recreational Competitive Elite
Overall Group $75 Gift Certificate $75 Gift Certificate $75 Cash
Highest Score Award $150 Gift Certificate $150 Gift Certificate $75 Cash & $75 Gift Cert.
Competitions With 451 Or More Entries
Recreational Competitive Elite
Overall Group $100 Gift Certificate $100 Gift Certificate $100 Cash
Highest Score Award $200 Gift Certificate $200 Gift Certificate $100 Cash & $100 Gift Cert.