Accumulation of Points:

Teachers, Students and Studios will accumulate points in the following manner:
 
PRO/AM MULTI-DANCE COMPETITIVE EVENTS
 
(Bronze, Silver, Gold & Above Dance events)
Pro/Am Bronze, Silver, Gold & Above categories (Youth & discounted entries count at 1/2 value).
  • 1st Place - 8 points
  • 2nd Place - 7 points
  • 3rd Place - 6 points
  • 4th Place - 5 points
  • 5th Place - 4 points
  • 6th Place - 3 points
  • 7th Place - 2 points
  • 8th Place - 1 points
Single Dance callbacks will each receive 4 points in addition to placement.
PRO/AM MULTI-DANCE COMPETITIVE EVENTS
(Open Gold & Above 3, 4 or 5 Multi-Dance events)
Ballroom, Smooth, Rhythm & Latin (Youth & discounted entries count at 1/2 value).
  • 1st Place - 20 points
  • 2nd Place - 15 points
  • 3rd Place - 10 points
  • 4th Place - 8 points
  • 5th Place - 6 points
  • 6th Place - 4 points
  • 7th Place - 2 points
  • 8th Place - 2points
MultiDance callbacks will each receive 5 points in addition to placement. 
Closed Gold Multidance events DO NOT count towards your point total.
 

 
Teachers & Studios will be awarded Bonus Points based on the accumulation of entries as entered under the name of the teacher / studio. (Youth & discounted entries count at 1/2 value)
  • 1st Place - 20 points
  • 2nd Place - 15 points
  • 3rd Place - 10 points
  • 4th Place - 8 points
  • 5th Place - 6 points
  • 6th Place - 4 points
  • 7th Place - 2 points
  • 8th Place - 2points
***Teachers & Studios: Registrars are not consistent with Studio names; please check the Top Studio category carefully and if there are duplicates, please email Ashley@dancevision.com with which studios need to be merged into one.***
 
 

Award Rules:

 
Participation at any one of the California Gold Rush Events will earn you points to determine your Ranking.
 
All winners from the California Gold Rush Dancesport Series are welcome to stay for the Grand Finale Saturday Evening Party after the Saturday Evening Session. 
 
To receive the prize money:
  • All students must compete at the Emerald Ball with 30 single dance entries or more in the corresponding styles and/or levels they are competing for. (Dances that make up Multidance and/or Scholarship events will also qualify as single dance entries in this case)
  • The California Gold Rush Dancesport Series Circuit is not responsible if event(s) cancel or do not send in their scores.
 Teachers competing in the series must have their NDCA dues up to date and posted on the NDCA website. If not, they will forfeit all winnings for themselves and their students.
 
 

Discrepancies & Penalties:

 
  • Any discrepancies in scoring or point accumulation must be reported in writing by emailing Ashley@dancevision.com. Please include Name of Competition and what categories.
  • Discrepancies must be filed no later than 30 days after the event posted date on the Leader Board. 
  • Teachers and students are subject to forfeiture of all points and awards for unsportsman-like conduct, for each infraction.
  • All discrepancies must be filed before the start of Emerald Ball Dancesport Championships. No discrepancies will be taken at the Emerald Ball Dancesport Championships.