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Host A SKILLS Pilot Program In Your State

SKILLS Sport-Dance Games™

A Uniquely Different Way To Achieve In Dance Education

For Studios, School, And After-School Program Dance Teams

Offering:

Intramural Matches

Dance Team To Dance Team Meets

Once A Year Tournament With Vendor Sponsored Cash Awards

SKILLS Sport-Dance Games™ is a unique type of dance event for “dance teams only”, judges credentialed by test to adjudicate, 3 sections of play, a rubric based score system, developed by a certified dance educator and former dance studio owner for the dance studio industry. 

SKILLS Sport-Dance Games can be scheduled in 10-week sessions for facilities-programs. The first 10-weeks the students learn the compulsory turn-jump sections in their participating facilities-programs. The second 10-weeks the students can participate in intramurals within their facilities or meets with other facilities-programs in their regional areas. Meets are held in school gymnasiums. SKILLS is designed to be a year-round enrollment product for dance education.

 

Coming November 1, 2019, #SKILLSDanceChallenge on Instagram

SKILLS Sport-Dance Games™ Coaches Handbook Available To DSU Members

Miss SKILLS is set for Saturday October 10, 2020. Posting information November 15, 2019

HOW TO PLAY DESCRIPTION

Events open only to teams. Complete "how to play" information is given at clinics-workshops only. Rule specifics are listed below. SKILLS is played, similar to a sports games, in safe student friendly environments year-round. Need to learn more about how SKILLS is played? Schedule an educator clinic-student workshop at your facility or program HERE

 

SKILL EXPECTATIONS For Dance Rubrics

Rubics Are Discussed At Educator Clinics

Four Domains Of Dance:

  • Specific Turns

  • Specific Jumps

  • Flexibility

  • Performance

 

LEVELS I-VI Levels 1-2 ONLY In 2020

Advanced Beginner-Intermediate

  • 30-Second Compulsory Combination Elements 

  • 60-Second Creative Section Designed By Entering Facility-Program

STUDENT AWARDS

  • Each student receives a participation rosette

  • Each team receives a placement plaque 5th to 1st

  • Each team receives either a bronze, silver, or gold PAID bid to our summer camp

 

COACH-EDUCATOR AWARDS

3 Scholarships to Dance-A-Palooza with an option to teach

ENTRY FEES For Meets

Entry fees are team not indivudual based and are affordable. 

Meet Fees Per Team Are: 

Small $225 Per Team

Medium $350 Per Team

Large: $500 Per Team

Admission Fees

Single Session:  $8.00 Per Adult-$5.00 Per Students Or Senior Citizen-children under age 6 are free

All Day Session: $10.00 Per Adult-$6.00 Per Students Or Senior Citizen-children under age 6 are free

ACHIEVEMENT CHALENGE TYPES

  • Intramural Matches (Facility Fundraiser)

  • Dance Team To Dance Team Meets (5-7 Teams Per Session)

  • Spring Tournament Vendor Sponsored Cash Awards

  • Summer Camp July-August 2020

 

TWO DIVISIONS

Division I: Under 75 Total Student Enrollment In A Facility-Program, With One Location

Division II: Over 76 Total Student Enrollment In A Facility-Program, With One Or More Locations

DANCE TEAM MEMBERSHIP SIZES

Small 7-9 Members

Medium  10-14 Members

Large  15-20 Members

 

AGE CLASSIFICATIONS

Primary:  PK To Grade 2

Intermediate:  Grade 3 To 5

Junior:  Grades 6 To 8

Senior:  Grades 9 To 12

No age averaging, Levels, Divisions, and Ages ONLY Compete In Event Head To Head challenges

​E.G. Level I, Division I, Intermediate Small Team Challenges A Level I, Division I, Intermediate Small Team

 

SCHEDULES

Meets One-Day Events Held On Saturdays

8:30 am to 12:30 pm

1:30 pm to 5:30 pm

 

SPRING SKILLS TOURNAMENT 2-Day Event

Date March 21, 2021

8:30 am to 12:30 pm

1:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Location Greater Boston Area College

 

How To Qualify For The Tournament

Enter TWO SKILLS Dance Meets Fall-Winter Terms

September 1, 2019 to February 1, 2021

Ask Us About Becoming An Area Team Leader A Commissioned Position

Call For Specifics 781-742-3173

 

VENDOR TOURNAMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

TEAM AWARDS $250 Each

Open For Intermediate, Junior, Senior Teams Levels I-II-III-IV

Levels I-II ONLY Spring Tournament 2020

Special Dance Studio Union Scholarship For Primary Teams $100

Trophy Awards All Teams

  • Best Precision

  • Best Technique

  • Best Teamwork

  • Choreographic Excellence

  • Outstanding Coach-Instructor

and more

​​SKILLS FACILITY-PROGRAM-STUDENT BENEFITS

  • Student Focus Is On Achievement Not Winning

  • Affordable, Entry Fees Are Team Based $350-$500 Per Team (Dependant On Team Size)

  • Team Uniforms Only In Colors Of Entering Facility Colors, NO EXPENSIVE COSTUMES

  • Training For ALL Faculty To Be Used In Classes Applies To Dance Subject Genre

  • Credentialed Adjudicators/Instructors

  • Participants May ONLY Be In Specific Grades

  • No Age Averaging

  • No Designations Based On Hours Of Weekly Classroom Training

 

If interested in the program to schedule teacher clinics or student workshops, please call Jann Davis  781-742-3173, leave a message and she will return your call or email info@janndaviscompany.com to contact her.

Jann Davis Company Information:

Website: JANN DAVIS COMPANY

Phone: 781-742-3173

Email: info@janndaviscompany.com

Location: Canton, MA 02021

Office Hours: M-F 9am-4pm est

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