All Sheer Elite International competition and convention, forms must be submitted using the online registration 30 days prior to event. Competition and convention entries must be inclusive at the time of submission. Registration will not be processed without valid payment. Entries received after 30 days will be assessed a late fee of 10% on all balances and risk not being listed in the program. Please ensure accuracy of age and spelling of names and music. TBA is not allowed to be entered for dance styles, participants and/or competition entries.
Forms of Payment
Payment must be made using the online registration. Sheer Elite International reserves the right to approve all payment arrangements. All billing issues must be resolved prior to the competition. We accept Visa, MC, Discover and American Express. A $50.00 fee will be applied towards returned checks due to insufficient funds, plus any other applicable bank fees.
All competition and convention fees are non-refundable. Any credits due will be solely issued by Sheer Elite International.
The Sheer Elite International National Title Competition is exclusively for solos, at all age levels of competition: Small Wonders, Junior, Pre-Teen, Teen and Senior. The Top 10 scoring in each age group at Regional Title or regular Regional Competition will be invited to participate in the National Title Competition. Last year's winner can perform in the opening number but cannot compete for title again in their age division. They can compete for title if they are moving up in the age category. Last years title winner will help with awards and can assist in classes. They can perform an exit number at the banquet and pass and present their title to the new title winner.
The Top 10 scoring in each age group at Regional Title Competition or regular Regional Competition will be invited to participate in the National Title Competition and participate in the Awards Banquet Opening Number.
The deadline for National Title competition is June 1, 2022. There are no exceptions to this rule.
Each soloist who scored in the Top 10 at Regional Title Competition or regular Regional Competition and wishes to compete in the national title competition must submit the national title entry form, along with a digital high resolution headshot emailed to email@example.com in addition to the national title fee. Headshots are not accepted by mail.
The Teacher of each participant is not required to register for national convention in 2022. However, each national title participant must be represented by a designated chaperone.
National Title participants must pay a title fee of $150.00 plus the convention fee. All dancers are required to purchase a banquet ticket. Anyone participating in the title competition will receive a tour convention scholarship for the 2022/23 season, a participation medal and one piece of dance apparel.
Scholarship Winners / Banquet Tickets
All dancers including anyone with a national workshop scholarship received at a 2021/22 Tour Event is required to purchase a banquet ticket.
Title participants will participate in one (1) audition class, 60-90 minutes in length. During the audition class, the title participants will be asked to perform a ballet combination and a jazz combination, in front of the judges. The average score will be taken from the judges, with a maximum score of Ten (10) points to be counted along with the competition score. The total score a participant can receive from the three judges is 310 points.
There will be an orientation at the first rehearsal with all title participants, explaining audition classes, dance apparel, workshop classes, numbers to be worn, and to be informed that they will be observed in every dance class as well as judged on their behavior and etiquette. Exact date and time to be announced.
Title participants will wear the following for Convention and Audition classes: Ladies: Black Leotard, Tan or Pink Tights & Shoes (Black shorts, or leggings may be worn for convention classes) Men: Black Jazz Pants or Tights, Black Shoes & White T-shirt
Title Rehearsal and Banquet Performance
Title participants will make themselves available for rehearsals all four (4) days of the National Events to learn an opening number to be performed at the national banquet and award ceremony in the city of participation. Rehearsals are scheduled so they will not interfere with the competition or convention. All title participants are required to participate in title rehearsals and perform at the banquet.
Sheer Elite International Crown Court
Selection of the 2022 overall winners for Sheer Elite International will be determined by a panel of Judges who will adjudicate all National Mr. & Ms. in each age level.