Competition sections

Categories of sections, age of classes and the time set limits

Ages are to be taken as of the closing date of the competition and the class categories are shown below:

Ballroom sections

3 – 5 yearsWaltz – up to 1.5 minutes 
Tango – up to 1.5 minutes
Foxtrot – up to 1.5 minutes
Quickstep – up to 1.5 minutes
You can enter 
ONE dance in each of the following 
genres of your 
choice in this section
6 – 8 yearsWaltz – up to 1.5 minutes 
Tango – up to 1.5 minutes
Foxtrot – up to 1.5 minutes
Quickstep – up to 1.5 minutes
You can enter 
ONE dance in each of the following 
genres of your 
choice in this section
9 – 11 yearsWaltz – up to 2 minutes 
Tango – up to 2 minutes
Foxtrot – up to 2 minutes
Quickstep – up to 2 minutes
You can enter 
ONE dance in each of the following 
genres of your 
choice in this section
12 – 16 yearsWaltz – up to 2 minutes 
Tango – up to 2 minutes
Foxtrot – up to 2 minutes
Quickstep – up to 2 minutes
You can enter 
ONE dance in each of the following 
genres of your 
choice in this section
17 – 25 yearsWaltz – up to 2 minutes 
Tango – up to 2 minutes
Foxtrot – up to 2 minutes
Quickstep – up to 2 minutes
You can enter 
ONE dance in each of the following 
genres of your 
choice in this section
26 – 40 yearsWaltz – up to 2 minutes 
Tango – up to 2 minutes
Foxtrot – up to 2 minutes
Quickstep – up to 2 minutes
You can enter 
ONE dance in each of the following 
genres of your 
choice in this section
41+ yearsWaltz – up to 2 minutes 
Tango – up to 2 minutes
Foxtrot – up to 2 minutes
Quickstep – up to 2 minutes
You can enter 
ONE dance in each of the following 
genres of your 
choice in this section

Latin sections

3 – 5 yearsJive – up to 1.5 minutes 
Cha Cha – up to 1.5 minutes
Samba – up to 1.5 minutes
Rumba – up to 1.5 minutes
Paso Doble – up to 1.5 minutes
You can enter 
ONE dance in each of the following 
genres of your 
choice in this section
6 – 8 yearsJive – up to 1.5 minutes 
Cha Cha – up to 1.5 minutes
Samba – up to 1.5 minutes
Rumba – up to 1.5 minutes
Paso Doble – up to 1.5 minutes
You can enter 
ONE dance in each of the following 
genres of your 
choice in this section
9 – 11 yearsJive – up to 2 minutes 
Cha Cha – up to 2 minutes
Samba – up to 2 minutes
Rumba – up to 2 minutes
Paso Doble – up to 2 minutes
You can enter 
ONE dance in each of the following 
genres of your 
choice in this section
12 – 16 yearsJive – up to 2 minutes 
Cha Cha – up to 2 minutes
Samba – up to 2 minutes
Rumba – up to 2 minutes
Paso Doble – up to 2 minutes
You can enter 
ONE dance in each of the following 
genres of your 
choice in this section
17 – 25 yearsJive – up to 2 minutes 
Cha Cha – up to 2 minutes
Samba – up to 2 minutes
Rumba – up to 2 minutes
Paso Doble – up to 2 minutes
You can enter 
ONE dance in each of the following 
genres of your 
choice in this section
26 – 40 yearsJive – up to 2 minutes 
Cha Cha – up to 2 minutes
Samba – up to 2 minutes
Rumba – up to 2 minutes
Paso Doble – up to 2 minutes
You can enter 
ONE dance in each of the following 
genres of your 
choice in this section
41+ yearsJive – up to 2 minutes 
Cha Cha – up to 2 minutes
Samba – up to 2 minutes
Rumba – up to 2 minutes
Paso Doble – up to 2 minutes
You can enter 
ONE dance in each of the following 
genres of your 
choice in this section

Championship class

9 – 25 years Any
Applies to chosen genre
One competitor will 
be chosen from any 
one solo only 
that the adjudicator 
felt stood out from the rest of your competitors over the whole Ballroom / Latin sections.

The winning 
competitor will be 
named our Champion of Champions!

You can enter one dance in each of the categories and sections where our adjudicators will be judging you on the following:

Bronze level:
Technique, Timing

Silver level:
Technique, Timing, Footwork, Action used for Latin Dances

Gold level:
As above and includes Hold, Poise, Arm and Leg Lines and Overall Performance Level