Rules & Policies
Dance Styles and Levels
Dance Styles - American Smooth - American Rhythm - International Ballroom - International Latin
- Primary - Bronze - Silver - Gold - Above Gold
- Secondary (breakdown) - Newcomer (Bronze only) - Beginner - Preliminary - Intermediate - Full - Advanced - Open - One-Dances
Please note that we are now offering entries in the Proficiency category. In this category you will compete against a point system instead of other competitors. All levels can be entered as proficiency except multi-dance & scholarships. Please just check proficiency box on the entry form. The points from proficiency categories will count as half of the value toward Top Awards including Top Teacher and Top Studio.
"Rising Star" Complete Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Above Gold Division offered now in all age categories. Fill out on it's own special entry form. You can enter in two age levels.
All guidelines and forms herein are necessary to attend the South Open Dancesport Championships.
We have provided copies of all necessary forms and made them available to download. The Guidebook, Rules & Regulations are broken down by category in red. Simply click each of the categories to review or download the complete Guidebook, Rules & Regulations by following the instructions below:
Please see Registration -> Forms -> Download...Section to download complete copy of this document.