Global Rules & Regulations
What is a Global Scholarship?
Participation at any one of the Global Dancesport Series events will earn you points to determine your Overall Ranking.
Professional/Teachers competing in the series must have their NDCA dues up to date and posted on the NDCA website. There is only one official list of events, that is one on the website, if events cancel Global Dancesport Series is not responsible.
To Be Eligible for Global Series prizes you must compete in (4) of the 2022-23 Season of competitions.
To receive the Top Teacher prize money, the teacher must compete at the 2023 Volunteer State Dance Challenge.
Individual honors will be based on accumulation of your entries, callbacks and placement points earned throughout the Series Events.
Top honors will be given at the 2023 Volunteer State Dance Challenge held July 26 – 29, 2023 in Nashville, Tennessee to:
- Top 5 overall Pro-Am Male
- Top 5 overall Pro-Am Female
- Top 5 Male Teacher awards
- Top 5 Female Teacher awards
A leader board will be used to keep the up to date status of your ranking. This will be published monthly and viewed on this website.
1. Top Teacher
2. Top Student
D . Point Accumulation System
1. Pro/Am Teacher:
a. Will have an accumulating ranking system, based on points,
from the following paragraph’s 2,3,4,5,6 & 7.
2. Pro Am Showcase or solos exhibitions will receive 1pt. per enter.
3. Pro Am Single or 2 Dance Entries
1st 8 points
2nd 7 points
3rd 6 points
4th 5 points
5th 4 points
6th 3 points
7th 2 points
8th 1 point
(Each and every recall from preliminary rounds 4 pts. Uncontested will be full points starting at CBC 2020)
(Each and every recall from preliminary rounds 4 pts. Uncontested will get full point value.
4. Pro/Am Adult Multi, 4 or 5 Dance Entries:
1st 20 points
2nd 15 points
3rd 10 points
4th 8 points
5th 6 points
6th 4 points
7th 2 points
8th 2 points
(Each and every recall from preliminary rounds 5 pts.)
5. Qualifying Team Match Points:
1st 30 points
2nd 20 points
3rd 15 points
4th 10 points
5th 8 points
6th 6 points
7th 4 points
8th 4 points
(Each and every recall from preliminary rounds 6 pts.)
6. For every Student that competes at a Global Dancesport Series Event and does:
10 Entries Teacher and Student receives 100 Bonus Points*
20 Entries Teacher and Student receives 200 Bonus Points*
30 Entries Teacher and Student receives 300 Bonus Points*
40 Entries Teacher and Student receives 400 Bonus Points*
50 Entries Teacher and Student receives 500 Bonus Points*
7. Pre-Teens, Juniors & Youth
a. If couples or Pro/Ams pay full fees they receive same as adult entries if couples or Pro/Am’s pay reduced fees they receive 1/2 point if couples or Pro/Am’s pay no fees they receive no points
b. Students entered in special categories will receive half points.
8. Will have an accumulating ranking system, based on points, from one Global Spectrum event to another.
9. The Top Students
a. Will accumulate points based upon the same system as Top Teachers. These points will accumulate from one Global Dancesport Series event to another towards Top Awards for the year.
10. All entries must be danced at Global Dancesport Series events to receive points.
11. Double Point Events:
a. Certain events will award Double Points to the competitors for attending their event, basically all points will be duplicated.
b. Certain events will host Team Bonus Points, the Bonus Points earned for the number of entries they dance will be double
Any discrepancy in scoring or point accumulation must be reported in writing no later than 30 days after the event in question to David Medeiros at Dudance@aol.com If not, points will not count