COMPETITION

PADC is excited to announce our new team structure for the 2017-2018 dance season. We will have teams for beginning, intermediate and competitive levels in Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Ballet and Hip Hop.

Recreational Teams

Our recreational teams do not require any prior competition experience and are open to any of our students who want to experience the excitement of competition. These teams require 2-4 hours of class per week.

Mini Comp:        Grades K-2:     Tap, Jazz or Both

Divas:                Grades K-3:     Hip Hop

Jr. Comp:           Grades 3-6:     Tap, Jazz or Both

Crew:                 Grades 3-12:    Hip Hop

Teen Cos.:         Grades 6-12:    Tap, Jazz, Lyrical or Ballet

Intermediate Teams

Our intermediate teams require a minimum of 1 year competition experience, teacher approval and 4-8 hours of class per week.

Mini All Stars:       Grades 1-3:     Tap and Jazz

Mini Elite:              Grades 3-5:     Tap, Jazz and Production

Hip Hop Squad:    Grades 3-6:     Hip Hop

A-Team:                Grades 5-12:   Hip Hop

Sr. Company:        Grades 8-12:   Tap, Jazz, Lyrical or Ballet

Competitive Teams

Our competitive teams require extensive competition experience and a HIGH level of commitment. They are by invitation only and require a minimum of 6-14 hours of class per week.

Jr. All Stars:     Grades 4-7:      Tap, Jazz, Lyrical and Production

Jr. Elite:           Grades 6-9:       Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Ballet and Production

Sr. Elite:           Grades 8-12:    Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Ballet and Production

Select:             Grades 7-12:     Hip Hop

Mini Comp

This team will compete in tap, jazz or both. It is designed for a student coming out of combo through the second grade with no prior competition experience.

Jr. Comp

This team will compete in tap, jazz or both. It is for students who would like the fun of competition without the time commitment of our competitive teams. It is also a good starting point for students who are just starting competition.

Teen Companies

This team will compete in tap, jazz, lyrical, ballet or any combination of these teams. They are designed for our older students who participate in other activities as well or who are new to competition.

Mini All-Stars

This team will compete in tap and jazz in the intermediate level but will not participate in production. They must have 1 year of prior competition experience, will attend class 6 hours a week and will attend Velocity Convention in the spring.

Mini Elite

This team will compete in tap, jazz and production in the intermediate level. They must have 1 year of prior competition experience and will attend class 8 hours a week. They will also attend 2 conventions a year.

Sr. Company

This team will compete in tap, jazz, lyrical or ballet in the intermediate level (dancers may be on any combination or teams or just one team). They must have at least 1 year prior competition experience and teacher approval. They will also attend a 1-day convention in the fall.

Jr. All-Stars

This team will compete in tap, jazz, lyrical and production. The must have at least 3 years of prior competition experience and will attend class a minimum of 10 hours a week including 2 ballet classes. They will attend 2 conventions a year and compete in the highest level of competition.

Jr. Elite

This team will compete in tap, jazz, lyrical, ballet and production. They must have at least 4 years of prior competition experience and will attend class a minimum of 12 hours a week including 2 ballet classes and pointe or pre- pointe. They will attend 2 conventions a year and compete in the highest level of competition.

Sr. Elite

This team will compete in tap, jazz, lyrical, ballet and production. They must have at least 5 years of prior competition experience and will attend class a minimum of 15 hours a week including 2 ballet classes and pointe. They will attend at least 2 conventions a year and compete in the highest level of competition.

Divas

This team will compete in hip hop. It is for young students with no/little prior competition experience. They are required to take their competition class, tap and either Hippety Hop or Mini Hip Hop.

Hip Hop Crew

This team will compete in hip hop. No prior competition experience is required and dancers are required to take their competition class, tap and hip hop class.

Hip Hop Squad

This team will compete in hip hop in the intermediate level. At least 1 year prior experience is required and teacher approval. Students are required to take their competition class, tap and a hip hop class.

A-Team

This team will compete in hip hop in the intermediate level. At least 1 year prior experience is required and teacher approval. Students are required to take their competition class, tap and a hip hop class.

Select

This team will compete in hip hop in the highest level. At least 2 years prior experience is required and teacher approval. Students are required to take their competition class, tap and Sr. Hip Hop.