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Snow Ball 2015 is now a
Best of the Best event!

Saturday January 10 & Sunday, January 11, 2015

MInneapolis/St. Paul
Airport/Mall of America Hilton Hotel


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Prizes • 2015


 

Top Grand Slam Teacher • 5 places!

Will be awarded to the five top teachers whose students place highest across multiple styles.

Top Grand Slam Teacher prize money rewards your expertise and your student’s placements in Multi-Dance and Scholarship events.

To qualify for a prize you need a minimum of 4 students entered in a minimum of 8 Scholarship and Multi-Dance events.

1st $1000 • 2nd $700 • 3rd $500 • 4th $300 • 5th $200


Top Grand Slam Student • 5 places!

Will be awarded to top Pro/Am students in Scholarship and Multi-Dance events.

Top Grand Slam Student awards are designed to honor you, a versatile Pro/Am dancer who excels in multiple styles.

Each student must enter a minimum of 4 Scholarship and/or Multi-Dance events to qualify for the award and prize money.

1st $1000 • 2nd $700 • 3rd $500 • 4th $300 • 5th $200


Teacher's Pot of Gold

Teachers, we value the contribution you bring to our competition, and we want to reward you for supporting The Snow Ball.

Qualifying teachers will receive a “Pot of Gold” based on the number of paid adult Pro/Am entries danced at The Snow Ball.

The teacher incentives for 2015:

50 or more adult Pro/Am entries
Earn $2.00 on each entry (50 x 2 = $100)

75 or more adult Pro/Am entries
Earn $2.50 on each entry (75 x 2.50 = $187.50)

100 or more adult Pro/Am entries
Earn $3.00 on each entry (100 x 3=$300)

150 or more adult Pro/Am entries
Earn $5.00 on each entry (150 x 5=$750)

200 or more adult Pro/Am entries
Earn $7.00 on each entry (200 x 7 = $1400)

200 or more adult Pro/Am entry BONUSBONUS!
Earn a $500.00 bonus

300 or more adult Pro/Am entries
Earn $10.00 on each entry (300 x 10 = $3000)

300 or more adult Pro/Am entry BONUS BONUS!
Earn a $1000.00 bonus


Male and Femal Top Teachers

Will be determined by a combination of entries and placements as described on the DanceSport Series website.

In addition to the Teacher’s “Pot of Gold” prize money the three top male and femail teachers will receive trophies.


Top Studio

Trophies will be presented to the small Top Studio and large Top Studio based on entries.

Small studio: 1-2 teachers
Large Studio: 3 or more teachers


Top Student

Trophies will be presented to the Top Newcomer, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Open and Overall Pro/Am students based on number of entries.

A trophy will also be presented to the Top Amateur couple based on number of entries.


Best of the Best

Closed Bronze and Closed Silver dancers compete in the Best of the Best Challenge in their age divisions. Winners in each style and age division have a dance-off against other age divisions to determine the overall winner who will participate in the Grand Finale Challenge at Ohio Star Ball.

Eight representatives will be selected at the Snow Ball.

Closed Bronze:
Rhythm (1), Smooth (1), Ballroom (1), and Latin (1)

Closed Silver:
Rhythm (1), Smooth (1), Ballroom (1), and Latin (1)


Adult Pro/Am Scholarships

Closed Bronze, Closed Silver & Open
1st $200 • 2nd $150 • 3rd $100 • 4th $75 • 5th $75 • 6th $75


Dance Vision Scholarships

Closed Bronze & Closed Silver
1st $300 Dance Vision Voucher
2nd $200 Dance Vision Voucher
3rd $100 Dance Vision Voucher

Winners also receive one free entry in the same style at the Emerald Ball

This event is open to all Bronze and Silver students. Figures may be danced from any NDCA recognized syllabus including DVIDA (NDCA Elements and Restrictions will be strictly enforced).

Each event is unisex (Ladies & Gentlemen combined).

These events will be invigilated.


Adult Amateur Open Scholarships

1st $200 • 2nd $150 • 3rd $100


Professional Rising Star Events

1st $500 • 2nd $400 • 3rd $300 • 4th $200 • 5th $100 • 6th $100


Professional Showdance Competition

1st $350 • 2nd $200 • 3rd $150 • 4th $100 • 5th $75 • 6th $75


Open Professional Events

American Smooth and Rhythm
1st $1500 • 2nd $1000 • 3rd $800 • 4th $600 • 5th $400 • 6th $300