Prize Money

Prize Money & Awards

OHIO STAR BALL
CASH PRIZES AND AWARDS

TEACHER AWARDS FOR PRO/AM
1st – $12,000. 2nd – $5,000. 3rd – $3,000. 4th – $2,500.
5th – 2,000. 6th – 1,500. 7th – 1,300. 8th – 1,200.
9th – 1,100. 10th – 1,000.
To qualify you must have a minimum of 50 Pro/Am entries for this unisex competition and be on a package. Package qualification will be waived if you have a minimum 125 Pro/Am entries. The points are awarded as follows:
Single and two dance entries:
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
3 points for each call back
Multi 3, 4 and 5 dance entries:
1st place – 16 points 2nd place – 14 points 3rd place – 12 points 4th place – 10 points
5th place – 8 points 6th place – 6 points 7th place – 4 points 8th place – 2 points
5 points for each call back
*If a placement is in an uncontested division, the points remain the same.

PRE-TEENS, JUNIORS AND YOUNG ADULTS
Pro/Am who pay a reduced fee will receive 1/2 the points as described above.

PROFESSIONAL OPEN
1st – $2,000. 2nd – $1,500. 3rd – $1,200. 4th – $800. 5th – $700. 6th – $600.
Equal prize money will be awarded in American Rhythm and Smooth, International Standard and Latin.

PROFESSIONAL RISING STAR
1st – $500. 2nd – $400. 3rd – $300. 4th – $250. 5th – $225. 6th – $200.
Equal prize money will be awarded in International Standard and Latin, American Rhythm and Smooth.

PROFESSIONAL SHOW DANCE
1st – $600. 2nd – $500. 3rd – $400. 4th – $300. 5th – $200. 6th – $100.
Equal prize money will be awarded in International Standard and Latin, American Rhythm and Smooth.

PROFESSIONAL AMERICAN 9 DANCE AND INTERNATIONAL 10 DANCE AWARDS
1st – $300. 2nd – $200. 3rd – $100.

PROFESSIONAL THEATER ARTS
1st – $1,200 2nd – $800 3rd – $700. 4th – $600. 5th – $500. 6th – $400.

WORLD PRO-AM DANCESPORT SERIES OPEN SCHOLARSHIPS: Am. Rhy & Smooth, Int’l Latin & Ballroom
1st – $600. 2nd – $500. 3rd – $400. 4th – $300. 5th – $200. 6th – $100
Equal prize money will be awarded in American Smooth & Rhythm and International Standard & Latin and in each age category.

WORLD PRO/AM DANCESPORT SERIES SENIOR 4 DANCE: Am. Rhythm & Smooth, Int’l Latin & Ballroom
1st – $600. 2nd – $500. 3rd – $400. 4th – $300. 5th – $200. 6th – $100
Equal prize money will be awarded in Am. Smooth & Rhythm and Int’l Ballroom & Latin and in each age category.

WORLD PRO/AM DANCESPORT SERIES 9 AND 10 DANCE
1st – $1,000. 2nd – $600. 3rd – $500. 4th – $400. 5th – $300. 6th – $200.

WORLD PRO/AM DANCESPORT SERIES THEATER ARTS
1st – $600. 2nd – $500. 3rd – $400. 4th – $300. 5th – $200. 6th – $100

PRO-AM AND AMATEUR AWARDS
Every Pro/Am student and amateur couple, who is doing 1 dance entries, will receive an elaborate award.
Top American and International free-style students, male and female, will be presented in all levels. To be eligible for top student awards a student must enter a minimum of 8 free-styles in that level, exception: Int’l Pre-Gold. Top student award will be based on the following:
1st place – 8 points 2nd place – 7 points 3rd place – 6 point 4th place – 5 points
5th place – 4 points 6th place – 3 points 7th place – 2 point 8th place – 1 points
5 point for each call back
*If a placement is in an uncontested division, the points remain the same.
Solo exhibitions will be presented with a 1st, 2nd and 3rd. They will be given a high score in Bronze M & F, Silver M & F, Gold M & F, Advanced M & F – Solo Exhibitions only.

PRO/AM STUDENT MERIT AWARDS
An accumulation of points throughout the event will place the student in the following categories and they will receive a special award. (Top male & female award will be given.)
301 & up Points – Honors
201-300 Points – Commended
1-200 Points – Admirable
The following is the breakdown of the points:
1 point for each entry
1 point for every call back
Individual Dance: Multi-Dance:
10 points – 1st place 20 points – 1st place
9 points – 2nd place 18 points – 2nd place
8 points – 3rd place 16 points – 3rd place
7 points – 4th place 14 points – 4th place
6 points – 5th place 12 points – 5th place
5 points – 6th place 10 points – 6th place
4 points – 7th place 8 points – 7th place
3 points – 8th place 6 points – 8th place
** If it is uncontested, the points remain the same.
Amateur couples will divide the points equally between each other.

TOP STUDIO AWARD
To qualify you must have a minimum of two teachers competing in Pro/Am.
There will be six placements. The points will be awarded for pro/am and amateur couples as follows:
Single & two dance entries:
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
3 points for each call back
Multi 3, 4 and 5 dance entries:
1st place – 16 points 2nd place – 14 points 3rd place – 12 points 4th place – 10 points
5th place – 8 points 6th place – 6 points 7th place – 4
5 points for each call back
*If a placement is in an uncontested division, the points remain the same.