Prize Money

Huge Prize Purse!

We are pleased to participate in the World Pro-Am DanceSport Series and Global Series events where pro/am dancers vie for points and regional/national recognition. Our total purse is over $85,000 including a generous Professional Purse, Top Teacher awards and Pro/Am and Amateur scholarships. We also offer placement vouchers for the top 3 winners of each Pro/Am heat. (Vouchers can be used at next year’s Desert Classic.)

Total Prizes and Awards Value: $87,120.00

Professional Purse
Total Value – $26,800.00

Open and Rising Star Professional Standard, Latin, Smooth & Rhythm competitions and Showdance will be presented prize money

Open Professional (Ballroom, Smooth, Latin, Rhythm)
[Value: $19,600.00]

Prize Money
1st Place $1,500
2nd Place $1,200
3rd Place $1,000
4th Place $600
5th Place $400
6th Place $200

Open Showdance
[Value: $900.00]

1st $400
2nd $300
3rd $200

Rising Star (Ballroom, Smooth, Latin, Rhythm)
[Value: $6,300.00]

1st Place $600
2nd Place $400
3rd Place $200
4th Place $150
5th Place $125
6th Place $100

Pro/Am Scholarships
Total Value – $31,600.00

Student must enter 5 freestyle, solo competitions per Pro-Am scholarship entered. Students may not dance in both open and closed scholarships in the same style.

Closed Bronze (Smooth, Rhythm) Sponsored by DVIDA
[Value: $1,200.00]

1st Place: $300 DVIDA Voucher
2nd Place: $200 DVIDA Voucher
3rd Place: $100 DVIDA Voucher

Closed Bronze A,B,C (Ballroom, Smooth, Latin, Rhythm
[Value: $7,200.00]

1st Place: $200
2nd Place: $150
3rd Place: $100
4th Place: $75
5th Place: $50
6th Place: $25

Closed Silver A,B,C (Ballroom, Smooth, Latin, Rhythm)
[Value: $7,200.00]

1st Place: $200
2nd Place: $150
3rd Place: $100
4th Place: $75
5th Place: $50
6th Place: $25

Open A,B,C,S (Ballroom, Smooth Latin, Rhythm)
[Value: $16,000.00]

1st Place: $400
2nd Place: $300
3rd Place: $150
4th Place: $75
5th Place: $50
6th Place: $25

Top Teacher Purse
Total Value – $19,200.00

To qualify a specific number of Pro Am single dance entries are required. Placement us contingent upon number of entries. See Rules and Regulations for complete details.

Top Teacher
[Value: $19,200.00]
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
10th

200 min. entries

150 min. entries

125 min. entries

100 min. entries

75 min. entries

60 min. entries

50 min. entries

40 min. entries

40 min. entries

40 min. entries

$4,000
$3,000
$2,000
$1,500
$900
$700
$500
$200
$200
$200

300 min. entries

250 min. entries

200 min. entries

$3000 Bonus
$2000 Bonus
$1000 Bonus

Amateur Scholarships
Total Value – $3,520.00

Awards will be given in Open Ballroom & Latin, Under 21Ballroom and Latin and Seniors & Masters Ballroom

International Open (Ballroom. Latin)
[Value: $2,400.00]

1st – $400
2nd – $300
3rd – $200
4th – $150
5th – $100
6th – $50

Masters & Senior (Ballroom)
[Value: $360.00]

1st Place: $100
2nd Place: $50
3rd Place: $30

Pre-Teen & Junior (Ballroom, Latin)
[Value: $400.00]

1st Place: $50
2nd Place: $30
3rd Place: $20

Under 21 (Ballroom, Latin)
[Value: $360.00]

1st Place: $100
2nd Place: $50
3rd Place: $30

Pro/Am Placement Vouchers
Total Value – $6,000.00

Top 3 winners of each Pro/Am heat will receive a voucher that can be applied to the following year’s entries. Total award is estimated based on projected number of heats

Pro/Am Vouchers
[Value: $6,000.00]

For all single-dance pro/am heats:

1st Place: $3
2nd Place: $2
3rd Place: $1