Skill Level Deductions
Skill Level Increase
Time Limits & Music Uploads
All music needs to be uploaded to your Aspire account. Once registration is complete, go back into your account and upload your music. Music formats accepted are 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
MUSIC UPLOAD DEADLINE: One week prior to the competition. If music is not uploaded prior to deadline, a $10 per routine music handing fee will be charged upon submission at the competition.
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).
No music containing explict lyrics and/or profanity. Routines with inappropriate music content will receive a deduction. Don't even go there!
A panel of three educated and qualified judges will adjudicate each routine, designating points earned for artistic/choreography, technique, 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.
FREE Video With Judges Commentary
Judges video will be sent to the email address provided upon registration Tuesday following the competition.
Includes cash prizes and awards for Choreography, Technique, Judges Choice and Showmanship.
Judges’ score sheets will be available to pick up at the registration desk following the awards. 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 judging coordinator before presentation.
Deductions will be given to any routine that is being prompted by an instructor.
Aspire Dance Pro reserves the right to disqualify any team that has more dancers on the floor than they have registered for a routine.