Skill Level Deductions
Skill Level Increase
Time Limits & Music Uploads
All music needs to be uploaded to your Aspire account. Once you have paid and your registration is complete, go back into your account and upload your music. Uploaded are accepted as MP3 or M4A files. We recommend the free website Convertio.co if you need to convert your music files to MP3 or M4A format.
- Click on red music note next to routine to select file
- Or drag and drop music file onto red note
- Note will turn green when music is uploaded
- Click on yellow play arrow to listen to your music and verify it uploaded correctly
UPLOAD DEADLINE: Tuesday before the competition. If music is not uploaded prior to this time, you will either have no music at the competition or music must be submitted at the competition along with a $10 music handling fee.
Back Up Music
For your own security, please bring a backup copy of your music on a device (phone, iPod, MP3 player, flash-drive, etc).
A panel of three educated and qualified judges will adjudicate each routine, designating points earned for choreography and artistry, technical performance, stage presence, execution of routine, and showmanship. Registrants will be provided with an online video download with judge's commentary and three written score sheets for each routine.
Includes awards for Choreography, Technical, Judges Choice and Showmanship.
Judges’ score sheets may be picked up at the Registration Table after the awards. Team adjudication packets will given only to the studio director or team teacher/coach. By entering Aspires Competition you accept all decisions by judges are final.
Please make sure costumes are family friendly and age appropriate.
Bonus and/or Penalties
The Aspire Bonus (up to 2 points) may be awarded at the judges' discretion for exceptional and unique routines.
Two (2) penalty points will be applied to routines having inappropriate (not family friendly) music, movement or costuming. All Penalty points are reviewed and approved by the Aspire owner before presentation.
No prompting is allowed by dance instructors. Any routine that receives promptings from an instructor will impact the judges scores.
Aspire Dance Pro reserves the right to disqualify any team that has more dancers on the floor than they have registered for a routine.