Prize Money

South Open Top Awards

We strive to provide a plethora of opportunities to challenge our competitors and win big! Please click on the prize categories below for more details.

Teacher must dance in at least 3 of the 4 DST 2018 events to qualify.
Teacher points counts per every dance, except scholarships.
​Teacher must be present to receive awards.
​South Open Dancesport Championships 2017 will be counted as double points.

1st place - $5,000
​2nd place - $3,000
​3rd place - $1,500
4th place - $1,000
5th place - $500
6th place - $300
​7th place - $200

Total Prizes and Awards Value: $11,500.00

Pro/Am Students

Male and Female in American and International Styles with the most cumulative points.
Scholarship Challenges

The following Triple Crown Scholarship Challenges are available at each of the 4 Triple Crown & Crown Jewel Events—The Southeastern States, Southern States, Crown Jewel and Florida State DanceSport Championships:

* Pro/Am - Triple Crown Challenges
AA, A, B, C & D Ages: Smooth, Rhythm, Ballroom and Latin
Regular Closed Bronze & Closed Silver - Ages A, B, C Only
Rising Star Scholarships & Closed Bronze
1st $200...... 2nd $100....... 3rd $50

Open Silver Scholarships & Closed Silver
1st $300........2nd $150.......3rd $75

Open Gold & Above Scholarships
1st $300.........2nd $150....... 3rd $75

* Amateur Couple - Triple Crown Challenges
AA, A, B, C & D Ages: Smooth, Rhythm, Ballroom and Latin

Rising Star Scholarships
1st $200.......2nd $100.......... 3rd $50

Open Silver Scholarships
1st $300.... 2nd $150...... 3rd $75

Open Gold & Above Scholarships
1st $300.......2nd $150......... 3rd $75

* Junior - Triple Crown Challenges J1 & J2: Smooth, Rhythm, Ballroom and Latin
Rising Star Scholarships
1st $150.....2nd $75
Open Silver Scholarships
1st $200.....2nd $100
Open Gold & Above Scholarships
1st $200.....2nd $100

* Triple Crown Exhibition Challenges
Pro/Am & Amateur Bronze, Silver, & Gold and Junior............. Award

* Triple Crown Theatre Arts Challenges
Pro/Am & Amateur Bronze, Silver, & Gold and Junior............. Award

* Triple Crown Showcase/Formation Challenges
Pro/Am & Amateur Bronze, Silver, & Gold and Junior............. Award