Prize Money

South Open Top Awards

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Total Prizes and Awards Value: $11,500.00

DST Awards
Total Value - $11,500.00

DST TOP STUDENT

Students must dance in at least 3 of the 4 DST 2018 events to qualify.

​Students must be present to receive awards.
​South Open Dancesport Championships 2017 will be counted as double points.

Student point accumulation:


1st place

  • ​1, 2 Dance Events - 8
  • 3, 4, 5 Dance Events - 20

2nd place

  • 1, 2 Dance Events - 7
  • 3, 4, 5 Dance Events - 15

3rd place

  • 1, 2 Dance Events - 6
  • 3, 4, 5 Dance Events - 10

​4th place

  • ​1, 2 Dance Events - 5
  • 3, 4, 5 Dance Events - 8

​5th place

  • 1, 2 Dance Events - 4
  • 3, 4, 5 Dance Events - 6

​6th place

  • 1, 2 Dance Events - 3
  • 3, 4, 5 Dance Events - 4

7th place

  • ​1, 2 Dance Events - 2
  • 3, 4, 5 Dance Events - 2

​8th place

  • 1, 2 Dance Events - 1
  • 3, 4, 5 Dance Events - 2

​1, 2 Dance Events - Recall 4
​3, 4, 5 Dance Events - Recall 5


Proficiency entries get 1 point.
​Entries get 1 point.

​SOME OF THE DST TOP AWARDS:

  • TOP RISING STAR MALE and FEMALE
  • TOP BRONZE MALE and FEMALE
  • TOP SILVER MALE and FEMALE
  • TOP GOLD MALE and FEMALE
  • TOP OVERALL MALE AND FEMALE
  • TOP JUNIOR
  • TOP SOLO
  • TOP AMATEUR COUPLE
DST TOP TEACHER
[Value: $11500.00]

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