HD Awards

OVERALL AWARDS (REGIONALS)

All overall winners receive a plaque and gift certificate to national finals. In addition, first overall winners receive the following gift certificates to our next season!

Apprentice Division – First Overall Winners

Solo   $50

Duet/Trio   $50

Small Group   $75

Large Group/Line   $100

Production   $125

Advanced Division – First Overall Winners

Solo   $75

Duet/Trio   $75

Small Group   $100

Large Group/Line   $125

Production   $150

PHOTOGENIC AWARD

Photogenic contestants must register at the merchandise table and submit one 5×7 horizontal headshot ($5 for every additional picture submitted) with a $25 registration fee. The photogenic award will be given to a recipient in the 12 & under and 13 & over.

CHOREOGRAPHY AWARDS

Awarded to a performance that HD judges would like to recognize for their outstanding choreography and excellence in their art form. All performances are eligible except solos.

SPIRIT AWARD

This award is inspired by Mia Michael’s quote, “When your spirit dances…your body will follow,” and is given to a soloist that inspires us throughout the competition because they truly dance from the heart. Passion speaks louder than turns, leaps & tricks and High Demand appreciates that and would like to recognize that quality in a dancer.

STUDIO SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD

HD values the respect dancers, teachers, studio directors and families give one another at competitions and want to recognize the studio that our backstage crew feels went above and beyond!

ULTIMATE HD AWARD

Overall highest scoring entry from the entire competition in both the apprentice and advanced divisions. Must receive a platinum or higher to qualify.

HIGH DEMAND AWARD

Our High Demand studio award is reserved for studios with five or more entries. The winner is the studio that has the highest total score when we add up their five top scoring entries.

HD DANCE-OFF AWARD

At the conclusion of the competition the HD judges will select the top performance (regardless of score, division, genre and/or category) that they want to see perform again in the HD Dance-Off! We also have a wild card nominee from the performance with the most votes from our DanceComp Genie app (solos are not eligible).

PERIDANCE CAPEZIO CENTER SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarships for our advanced dancers to attend summer dance intensives in NYC along with two free pairs of Capezio shoes.

HOLLYWOOD TOUR SCHOLARSHIP

Partial scholarship to an invitation-only dance intensive in Hollywood, CA.

HONORING SANDRINO'S SACRIFICE SCHOLARSHIP

The scholarship recipient will receive a dance class card to Broadway Dance Center in NYC. The scholarship is given in honor of Sgt. Alessandro Plutino who was killed in Afghanistan in 2011. Sgt. Plutino is a soldier High Demand holds very close to their hearts and had a deep love and passion for his country. High Demand would like to honor their hero by presenting this award to a dancer that embodies the same fire for their passion of dance and whose hard work is recognized on the stage.

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