January 19 - 22, 2023
Nashville, TN
Prize Money

Professional Events

Incredible News -double your Open Professional Purse when you dance 150 or more Pro-Am entries as a couple in Professional Open Category-Smooth, Rhythm, Ballroom or Latin!

  1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
Open Professional Events $1,500 $1,000 $700 $400 $300 $200
Rising Stars Events $500 $300 $200 $100 $100 $100
Open Professional Cabaret/Showdance $500 $300 $200 $100 $100 $100

Amateur Events

  1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
Open Under 21 Amateur Scholarships $200 $100 $75 $50 $50 $50
Open Adult Amateur Scholarships $500 $300 $200 $100 $75 $50

Pro-Am Events

  1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th Place 5th Place 6th Place
Pro-Am DCT Newcomer $150 $100 $75 $50 $50 $50
Pro-Am Bronze 3-Dance Scholarships $150 $100 $75 $50 $50 $50
Pro-Am Silver 4-Dance Scholarships $200 $150 $100 $50 $50 $50
Pro-Am Open Scholarships $300 $200 $150 $75 $50 $50

The organizer reserves the right to merge or cancel and/or reduce the prize money in the event of 3 or less entries in all. Professional, Amateur, and Pro-Am Scholarships.

Pro-Am and Am Scholarship Prize money might be adjusted or exchanged for vouchers due to current Covid-19 circumstances and will depend on amount of participation!

 

Top Teacher

  400+ Entries 300+ Entries 200+ Entries 150+ Entries
1st Place $8,000 $6,000 $4,000 $2,000
2nd Place $6,000 $4,000 $2,000 $1,500
3rd Place $5,000 $3,000 $1,500 $1,250
4th Place $4,000 $2,000 $1,250 $1,000
5th Place $3,000 $1,500 $1,000 $750
6th Place $2,000 $1,000 $750 $500

To qualify for Top Teacher awards, students and teachers must be on package!

Top Teacher and Top Studio awards will be presented on Saturday night.

Pot of Gold

We are giving back Pot of Gold money to hard working teachers in addition to Top Teachers Prize Money!
Take advantage of Pot of Gold offer when attending both events Nashville Starz and Elite Dancesport!
Calculations of entries are done upon completion of both events- Nashville Starz 2022 and Elite Dancesport 2022!
To qualify both teacher and Students must be on package, must dance at both events with Adult full price entries!

   
dance 100 + combined entries from both events and earn $2 back
dance 200 + combined entries from both events and earn $3 back
dance 300 + combined entries from both events and earn $4 back
dance 400 + combined entries from both events and earn $5 back