UPCOMING EVENTS


October 10-11 2021


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Events


  •  3/12/2021 04:00 PM - 3/14/2021 09:00 PM
  •   121 Lincoln Ave, Rochester, NY, USA

Join us for an amazing weekend of dance as we celebrate our first competition of 2021. Infinity Dance Challenge will bring you three mastered judges who are experts in dance education and competitive adjudication. Click registration link to register. Studio owners, don't forget to email your studio's logo to info@infinitydancechallenge.com to receive your free studio banner. Banner pick up is at check in.

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  •  10/10/2021 09:53 AM
  •   1111 Jefferson Road, Rochester, NY, USA

Infinity Dance Challenge brings you Infinity Workshops . Six amazing Classes with no overcrowding. lyrical/contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop and Ballet. Limited spots due to Covid-19 restrictions. Parents/Guardians must fill out and submit workshop waiver. Waivers must be submitted to Info@infinitydancechallenge.com before the event date. IDC Waiver is located at bottom of this page.

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  •  10/10/2021 10:30 AM
  •   1111 Jefferson Road, Rochester, NY, USA

Hilton DoubleTree Grand Ballroom

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Dance Styles And Age Division


Ballet

A classic ballet technique routine using ballet slippers.

Pointe

A classic ballet technique routine using pointe shoes.

Tap

A synchronized rhythm routine using tap shoes.

Jazz

A routine containing over 50% or more jazz technique.

Lyrical

A routine interpreting the music through dance and emotion.

Contemporary

A routine incorporating different styles and technique

Modern

A routine interpreting the movement, posture, and imagery

Vocal

A routine containing singing. No lip syncing!

Hip Hop

A routine containing street dance style

Acro

A routine containing both tumbling and dance

Clogging 

 A routine which uses clogging technique.

Musical Theatre

A routine interpreting a song from a musical/Broadway

Open

To encompass any form of dance not already listed or which is a combo of two or more performance categories.


Age Divisions

For entries with more than 1 dancer please average the age of your group

 Mini/Petite: 8 years and under

Junior: 9-11 years

Teen: 12-14 years

Senior: 15-18 years

 Adult: 19+


All routines in all age divisions are determined by the average age of the performers as of January 1st, 2021

The average age determines the age range into which you may enter. For dances with two or more dancers, add the ages of all the contestants, and then divide by the number of contestants. If any age division is challenged, proof of age must be provided to Infinity Dance Challenge via birth certificate.

Rules


PLEASE READ PRIOR TO REGISTRATION!

IDC will provide a 100% refund if an event does not happen, or can not be rescheduled. 

A studio will not qualify for participation until all fees are paid in full.

Guarantee your spot and register early! Entries are limited, and will be first come first serve. 

Contact Infinity Dance Challenge for early registration discounts!

info@infinitydancechallenge.com

ENTRIES

Category# of dancers
Time Limits
Solo1
2:50 minutes
Duet/Trio2-3
3:00 minutes
Small Group4-9
3:30 minutes
Large Group10-18
4:00 minutes
Line19 or more
5:00 minutes
Production19 or more
8:00 minutes
Extended TimeAll routines+$20 for every 30 seconds2:00 additional minutes



MUSIC

Music must be uploaded at the time of registration.

All studio's must bring a back up copy of all music, via a USB thumb drive or external hard drive.


PROPS

All props must be approved by Infinity Dance challenge.  To view full list of prop rules click link and download.

Props.pdf

DEDUCTIONS

Exceeding the time limits provided will result in a deduction from the entry's final score.

Routines and music must be appropriate for family viewing, otherwise it may lead to deductions/disqualification.

Routines containing more dancers than listed at registration will result in a deduction from the entry's final score.

Routines containing any unapproved props will result in a deduction from the entry's final score.


Infinity Dance Challenge is not responsible for any lost or stolen items during the competition.

 There is NO PHOTOGRAPHY OR VIDEOGRAPHY during any performance. This is to protect the choreography and identity of the dancers.

Dance BUG will be there to safely capture and provide your video.

Photos may be purchased onsite at the Infinity store.

All participants must be respectful to all fellow studios and show good sportsmanship.

Bullying is not tolerated.

Performance Levels


Novice

Infinity Dance Challenge recommends dancer's enter the novice level, if they have little to no competition experience. Must take at least 1- 2 hours of class per week. Solos are always allowed in the novice category.

Intermediate

Infinity Dance Challenge recommends dancer's enter the intermediate level, if they have limited competition experience. Must take 2- 5 hours of class per week.(including rehearsal time) 

Competitive

Infinity Dance Challenge recommends dancer's to enter the competitive level if they have significant competition experience. Must take 5 or more hours, (including rehearsal time  of class per week). If you are a competitive level dancer, you cannot perform in a novice routine unless it is a line or production.

Adult/Pro

Infinity Dance Challenge recommends dancer's to enter the adult level if they are enrolled in any type of dance class, must attend a dance studio,  over 19 years of age regardless of prior experience. Teachers and studio owners are welcomed to compete. At the pro level the person must be trained and skilled with qualifications in a specific form of dance or variety of dancing employed in a professional capacity to perform in variety of settings. 


ADJUDICATED AWARDS


ADJUDICATED AWARDS: Each dance routine will be recognized on stage during awards for their performance. Dancer's do not compete against each other, they are evaluated according to total range of points scored and receive a placement according to their total score from our 3 dance competition judges.

Each entry in the Novice-Intermediate- Competitive- Adult/Pro divisions, will be judged from a 100 point system from 3 judges, totaling 300 points. Technique is 40 points, Performance is 35 points, Musicality/Timing is 10 points, Choreography is 10 points and Overall Appearance is 5 points. Each entry will receive a ranking of Infinity Diamond, Infinity Gold, Infinity Silver, based on their score. The Adjudication breakdown is as follows:

SCORING LEVEL-ADULT OR PRO     

INFINITY DIAMOND    300-290 ADULT/PRO DIVISION

INFINITY GOLD           289-275 ADULT/ PRO DIVISION

INFINITY SILVER         274-000 ADULT/ PRO DIVISION 


SCORING LEVEL-COMPETITIVE    

INFINITY DIAMOND    300-285 COMPETITIVE

INFINITY GOLD        284.9-270 COMPETITIVE

INFINTIY SILVER        269.9-000    COMPETITIVE


SCORING LEVEL-INTERMEDIATE    

INFINITY DIAMOND    300-275    INTERMEDIATE

INFINITY GOLD        274.9-265    INTERMEDIATE

INFINITY SILVER        264.9-000    INTERMEDIATE


SCORING LEVEL-NOVICE    

INFINITY DIAMOND    300-270    NOVICE

INFINITY GOLD        269.9-258 NOVICE

INFINITY SILVER        257.9-000 NOVICE

High Scores, Overall Awards


After each routine receives their adjudicated award, high scores will be given at every regional competition! At each competition we will recognize top scoring awards in each age category in the Novice, Intermediate,  Competitive, and Adult/Pro. Infinity Dance Challenge will award a top 3 for all group routines and a top 3 for all solo routines in each category and age group. The high score in each age group will win the following cash prizes. Cash Prizes are only awarded if there are 3 or more routines in that category. All solo, duet, trio routines will receive cash prizes for the dancer(s). All small group, large group, line, and productions cash prizes will be paid out to the studio.


NOVICEINTERMEDIATE COMPETITIVEADULT/PRO
SOLO
$50$50$50$75
DUO/TRIO
$50$50$50$75
SM GROUP
$50$75$75$100
LG GROUP
$50$75$75$100
LINEN/A
$100$100$150
PRODUCTIONN/A
$150$150$150


The highest overall score winner in each age division that meets the Infinity Diamond score in Mini,  Jr, Teen, Sr,  Adult will also receive a high score Infinity crystal plaque, and additional cash prizes.  If a routine does not place in the Infinity Diamond scoring category, the Infinity crystal plaque will still be awarded to the highest overall score winner.

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Our Judges


Dominic Askew

Judge

Kristen Wegman

Judge

Infinity Platform


Adjudicated Video

Each studio will have free access to all their adjudicated routines. Dance Bug will provide easy access for studio owners and teachers to use the video judge platform as a teaching tool.

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Cash Prizes And More

IDC has an assortment of cash prizes. IDC also has traditional non cash prizes for each category and age group.

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Video

IDC provides a multidimensional video platform that creates a unique video experience . Using multiple cameras and state of the art software, IDC provides a distinct and interactive video that captures your routine like never before.

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Photos

Our team of photographers have worked exclusively in the dance industry for over Ten years. They pride themselves on providing the highest quality photos, and capturing all the perfect moments you.

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Covid-19


During these different times with Covid 19,  Infinity Dance Challenge will be taking every precaution we can to give our dancers and families the safest possible environment we can provide, and following state law and venue rules and restrictions.  

 Each dance studio will arrive on their scheduled time and day.

 The building will be cleaned and sanitized after each session block.

 Only dancers, studio owner's, and 1 teacher per routine allowed backstage.

 Masks will be required while not on the stage.

 Seating will be spaced at least six apart if seating is available.

Adjudicated awards and all overall awards will be streamed  online in real time.

No points will be deducted if dancer's choose not to wear costumes.

 Hand sanitation stations will be provided backstage and throughout the venue.

 

Contact


  • Rochester, New York, United States