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

Professional Rising Star Events

I. Multi-Dance Championships
(Rhythm, Standard, and Latin 5-Dances and Smooth 4-Dance) Special Purse 1st...$500 2nd...$400 3rd...$350 4th...$300 5th...$225 6th...$150 Regular Purse 1st...$375 2nd...$300 3rd...$225 4th...$200 5th...$150 6th...$100
II. Theatre Arts
Note: No compulsory applies. Special Purse 1st...$500 2nd...$375 3rd...$250 4th...$200 5th...$150 6th...$125 Regular Purse 1st...$375 2nd...$300 3rd...$175 4th...$150 5th...$100 6th...$75
IMPORTANT

DST reserves the right to cancel or pay purses at half of the amount advertised in all events with two or less couples entered by deadline. Professional Purses have two purse offerings: Regular and Special (Where special means: two pros on minimum 'B' packages, OR one pro and one student/spectator on minimum 'B' packages).