***All dancers will receive a Competition Dance Handbook at their audition. Please keep this handbook and refer back to it with any questions throughout the year.
Tentative 2023-2024 Competition Dates
Below are the tentative dates, locations, and competitions that we are intending to attend this 2023-2024 season. Although we would like to maintain this schedule, it is subject to change until approximately October 2023.
Saturday-Sunday, February 24-25, 2024: Dance Prodigy Competition, Lima, OH
Friday-Sunday, March 15-17, 2024: Groove Dance Competition, Springfield, OH
Friday-Sunday, March 22-24, 2024: VIP Dance, Mason, OH
April 5-7, 2024: Energy, Columbus, OH
2023-2024 Competition Dance Fee Schedule
AUGUST CHOREOGRAPHY WORKSHOP FEE: Due August 7, 2023
Tap/Jazz/Lyrical traditional class: $150.00 for August
Contemporary: $50.00 for August
Mini, Junior, and Rising Star Hip Hop: No charge for August – Hip Hop will begin in September when regular classes begin.
***August Choreography Workshop Fee includes: (1) week’s technique and choreography, (2) remainder of August weekly class fees, and (3) additional competition classes that may occur during the 2023-2024 season outside of regular class times (i.e. extra classes on weekends that will be added to the schedule as needed).
Fees can be paid with credit card through your Jackrabbit portal, or with check or cash dropped off at the studio. Thank you!
COMPETITION COSTUME FEES: Due by October 31, 2023
Competition Costume Fees will be posted on Jackrabbit. Approximately $80.00 per costume/dance.
Competition costumes will be worn for all competitions and the Spring Recital. Costumes are ordered to 4 measurements (bust, waist, hips and girth) and ordered to fit a dancer’s largest measurement, which means it may have to be altered to fit. All costume alterations need to be done before Competition Dress Rehearsal in February – you may use your seamstress of choice.
Dance shoes: competition dance shoe style/color is dependent upon each dance. Competition dancers may need multiple colors and styles of dance shoes, and required shoes may change throughout the year. Please consult your dance instructors if you are unsure of what dance shoes you need.
COMPETITION ENTRY FEES: Due December 10, 2023
- Group dances: $50.00 per dance PER COMPETITION (Dance Prodigy – no group dance fee)
- Solos: $135.00 per dance PER COMPETITION (Dance Prodigy – $95.00 solo fee)
- Duet & Trios: $70.00 per dancer PER COMPETITION (Dance Prodigy $50.00 per dancer duet/trio fee)
Once you are registered for a competition we cannot withdraw you from the competition for a refund. If a competition needs to cancel they do no offer cash refunds, only credits towards future competitions.
All dancers competing a solo, duet, or trio will be registered (and billed) to compete in all competitions unless we are informed by a parent otherwise. All solo, duet, and trio competition entry fees must be paid by October 31, 2023 or you will not be registered for the competitions. To pay you must come into the studio and charge your credit card directly.
MONTHLY TUITION: Due first lesson every month
Per studio policy, monthly tuition is to be paid by/at the first lesson of each month. For more information regarding how to make studio payments, please refer to the “Studio Policies” tab on our Facebook.
Class volume discounts will be applied.
Listed are the monthly fees for the competition classes:
- Mini Class: approximately $100.00 per month TOTAL for competition class and technique class.
- Traditional Rising Star and Junior Competition Class: approximately $110.00 per month TOTAL for competition class and technique class.
- Traditional Teen Competition Classes: approximately $130.00 per month TOTAL for competition class and technique class.
- Traditional Senior Competition Classes: approximately $130.00 per month TOTAL for competition class and technique class.
- Contemporary: approximately $45.00 per month
- Hip Hip: approximately $32.00 per month
2023-2024 Competition Dance Teams
Competition Team placements are determined by the highly valued professional opinion of our audition judges as well as a number of factors including dancer age, years of experiences, and skill level. We are very pleased with how our 2023-2024 Competition Dance Team audition unfolded, and we are looking forward to a wonderful season with our talented dancers!
Mini Competition Tap, Jazz, Lyrical: Lyla Smith, Mara Sarno, Leona Plontz, Genna Thomas, Gracelyn Clawson, Ryleigh Warris, Raleigh Burkey, Lily Marcum, Alaynah Rozell, Lucy Burkey, Piper Thomas, Eva St. Clair (12)
Junior Competition Tap, Jazz, Lyrical: Celia Cecala-Wells, Rylee Fischer, Lily Mears, Lola Thomas, Brooke Hostetler, Jency Moore, Clara Ellis, Maylin Orndoff, Gemma Horvath, Leah Downey, Luci Sully, Teller Vonderembse, Spencer Seech (13)
Rising Star Competition Tap, Jazz, Lyrical: Lenna Bear, Clara Chongson, Grace Warrington, Savannah Stolly, Galiena Vonderembse, Ryen Cunningham, Kaya St. Clair (7)
Mini/Junior/Rising Star Competition Hip Hop: Any Mini, Junior, or Rising Star Competition dancer may enroll in the Mini/Junior/Rising Star Competition Hip Hop class. This class is an optional addition.
Teen Competition Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary: Madison Coonfare, Averi Henry, Ella Warrington, Grace Shoemaker, Paige Sullivan, Taylor Fogle, Claire Donaldson, Addalynn Cox, Delaney Adams, Genevieve Chongson, Zoey Miller (11)
Senior Competition Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary: Selah Green, Leona Swickrath, Ava Lyons, Lauren Voice, Olivia Graham, Lydia Frost, Paige Haman, Madison Shepherd, Bella Thompson, Stella Ellis, Emma Largent, Laney Scheckelhoff (12)
Please refer to the “Studio Policies” tab for dance wear and dance shoe information: https://lynsacademyofdance.com/studio-info/studio-policies/