Competitor Registration

Registration Now Open for our 2017 Competition – January 28, 2017!!

 
 

Patti MacDonald, Competition Organizer

Hi! I’m Patti MacDonald, Competition Organizer.
We are excited to announce that this year, you will again have the option to Register and Pay your Competitor Entry Fees right here Online!
We have designed this online registration process to make it easier and quicker for you to register.
I look forward to seeing you at the 2017 Comp – which we expect will be even bigger and better
than ever before!
Patti

Registration Information

Register Here Online Now for our January 28, 2017 Competition!!

January 5 Deadline for Standard Rate Adult or Senior Entry Fees
Late Fee Applies After January 5, 2017

Competition Info, Guidelines, Rules & Policies.

DOWNLOAD HERE:   2017 Competitors Registration Package, including the official Competition Information and Guidelines
(PDF document).

For more on Competition Guidelines, Rules & Policies – including the rules regarding entries, age categories, dress code, cancellation policy, and more: See Also the Competition Info/ Guidelines, Rules & Policies page on this website.

The Competitors Registration Package linked above contains both the Competition Information & Guidelines and paper Order & Entry Forms, along with instructions where to mail them with your check, if you choose to apply on paper, or e-mail them and pay online.

Please Note: – Instead of using the paper forms – for your convenience and ours, we urge you to use the easy Online Registration below:

Online Registration.

You can easily Register Here Online! Just fill out the Competitor Registration Form below, and click “Send” at the bottom. It’s very quick and easy, and you will immediately receive an e-mail confirming and providing a copy of what you submitted.

After you register online below, you can easily pay your Competitor Entry Fees online (and also purchase Spectator Tickets if you wish) by PayPal or Credit Card, using our Online Payment Form.

If you have any questions about Online Registration, please feel free to e-mail Info@royalpalmdancesport.org

Registration Deadlines & Competitor Entry Fees.

Your Competitor Entry Fee – one flat fee – covers all of your competition entries (as many as you want), your ballroom admission for the day, and the Competition Program. (Competitors do not need to pay Spectator Fees for themselves.)

Competitor Entry Fees for the 2017 Competition and the Applicable Registration Deadlines for each to apply are shown in the following Chart:

Click on the Chart to Enlarge:
Click Here to Enlarge: 2017 Registration Deadlines & Competitor Entry Fees
See   Cancellation & Refund Policy
 

Register Online Now

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Royal Palm Chapter, USA Dance

Online Competitor Registration Form:

2017 USA Dance Royal Palm DanceSport Competition

January 28, 2017

Just Fill out the Form Below and Click “Send” at the bottom.
Then Click “Pay Now” at the bottom to pay your Competitors Fees Online

You will immediately receive an e-mail confirming what you submitted.

January 5, 2017
Registration Deadline for Standard Rate Adult & Senior Registration Fees
Late Fee Applies After January 5, 2017

See 2017 Entry Fee Schedule & Applicable Registration Deadlines

Note: Please Set Your E-mail Spam Filter to accept Info@RoyalPalmDanceSport.org as “Not Span,” in order to assure that you receive the Registration Confirmation E-mail that will be sent to you.

REGISTER BELOW FOR ALL EVENTS IN WHICH YOU MAY WANT TO DANCE.   ADDING EVENTS AT THE COMPETITION WILL BE LIMITED. You will be able to scratch events at the Competition, by using the forms that will be provided.

Be sure to fill in all blanks marked “required” below.
All blanks marked “required” must be completed in order to submit the form.

Gentleman:

Gentleman's Name (required)

Gentleman's Email (required)

Gentleman's Telephone Number (required)

Gentleman's Address (all lines required):


Gentleman's USA Dance (or Affiliated Organization) Membership Number & Expiration Date (required)

USA Dance Chapter of which Gentleman is a member (if applicable):

Please Upload and attach a copy of the Gentleman's USA Dance Membership Card:
(Outside U.S., attach a copy of your membership card in a USA Dance-Affiliated Organization or your local organization for amateur dancers)

Note: Please scan and upload a copy of the Gentleman's Membership Card as a PDF document, or take a legible picture of it and upload the picture -- or e-mail it to Patti MacDonald at: Organizer@RoyalPalmDanceSport.org.

Lady:

Lady's Name (required)

Lady's Email (required)

Lady's Telephone Number (required)

Lady's Address (all lines required):


Lady's USA Dance (or Affiliated Organization) Membership Number & Expiration Date (required)

USA Dance Chapter of which Lady is a member (if applicable):

Please Upload and attach a copy of the Lady's USA Dance Membership Card:
(Outside U.S., attach a copy of your membership card in a USA Dance-Affiliated Organization or your local organization for amateur dancers)

Note: Please scan and upload a copy of the Lady's Membership Card as a PDF document, or take a legible picture of it and upload the picture -- or e-mail it to Patti MacDonald at: Organizer@RoyalPalmDanceSport.org.

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Now Please Complete Your 2017
Event Entry Form Below:

Just scroll down to the Style(s) of Dance you wish to enter,
and click the boxes for the Age Groups and Events you wish to Enter.

Then Click the Red "Send" Button at the very bottom of this Form, to Submit your Registration,
and Click the Yellow "Pay Now" Button there to pay your fees online.

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Note:
Age Groups:   Within each Style of Dance below, a couple may enter events in up to two consecutive Age Groups for which the couple qualifies per USA Dance DanceSport Rules.   The following Age Group Definitions apply for each Style of Dance in our Competition:

  • PRE-TEEN I - Both partners will reach 9th birthday or less during 2017
  • PRE-TEEN II - Both partners will reach no older than 10th or 11th birthday during 2017
  • JUNIOR I - Both partners will reach no older than 12th or 13th birthday during 2017
  • JUNIOR II - Both partners will reach no older than 14th or 15th birthday during 2017
  • YOUTH - Both partners will reach no older than 16th, 17th, or 18th birthday during 2017
  • ADULT - At least one partner will reach 19 years or older during 2017
    (Note: for the Pre-Teen, Junior, Youth & Adult Age Groups, one partner can be no more than two age classifications younger)
  • SENIOR 1 - One partner must reach 35 years or older and the other 30 years or older during 2017
  • SENIOR 2 - One partner must reach 45 years or older and the other 40 years or older during 2017
  • SENIOR 3 - One partner must reach 55 years or older and the other 50 years or older during 2017
  • SENIOR 4 - One partner must reach 65 years or older and the other 60 years or older during 2017

Proficiency Levels:   Within each Style of Dance below, a couple may enter Syllabus or Open events in up to two consecutive Proficiency Levels appropriate for your level of dancing (plus as many Royal Palm Challenges as you wish).   The Proficiency Levels include - in order of increasing difficulty:

Newcomer → Bronze → Silver → Gold → Novice → Pre-Championship → Championship.

(Note: Despite the name, "Novice" is above Gold; it is more difficult than Gold).
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AMERICAN SMOOTH:

Just click in any box to select it; click again to unselect.

AGE GROUPS:   Select up to two consecutive Age Group(s) for which you qualify.

Note: Select two consecutive Age Groups above if you will dance in both of those Age Groups in any of the events you enter below. If you wish to dance in only one of those Age Groups in some events, tell us that in the Notes field below.

DANCE EVENTS ENTERED - SYLLABUS OR OPEN:
Select Events in up to two consecutive Proficiency Levels. (The "Proficiency Levels" include - in order of increasing difficulty:   Newcomer, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Novice, Pre-Championship, Championship.)

Closed Syllabus Levels - American Smooth: - Dancing limited to Syllabus levels and Age Groups as indicated.

Championship Levels (Open) - American Smooth: - Dancing limited to Age Groups as indicated but not to Syllabus.

ROYAL PALM CHALLENGES - AMERICAN SMOOTH - Dancing NOT limited to Syllabus steps or Age Groups: Select which Royal Palm Challenges you will enter in American Smooth:

NOTES/ COMMENTS RE YOUR AMERICAN SMOOTH ENTRIES ABOVE (Optional):
If you entered two Age Groups above, but want to dance in only one of those Age Groups in some of the Syllabus or Open Events you entered above, tell us that in the box below. Please be specific - E.g. "Enter us in both Senior 3 and Senior 4 for Gold events, but only Senior 4 for Novice events"

 

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AMERICAN RHYTHM:

Just click in any box to select it; click again to unselect.

AGE GROUPS:   Select up to two consecutive Age Group(s) for which you qualify.
(See Age Group Definitions above.)

Note: Select two consecutive Age Groups above if you will dance in both of those Age Groups in any of the events you enter below. If you wish to dance in only one of those Age Groups in some events, tell us that in the Notes field below.

DANCE EVENTS ENTERED - SYLLABUS OR OPEN:
Select Events in up to two consecutive Proficiency Levels. (The "Proficiency Levels" include - in order of increasing difficulty:   Newcomer, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Novice, Pre-Championship, Championship.)

Closed Syllabus Levels - American Rhythm: - Dancing limited to Syllabus levels and Age Groups as indicated.

Championship Levels (Open) - American Rhythm: - Dancing limited to Age Groups as indicated but not to Syllabus.

ROYAL PALM CHALLENGES - AMERICAN RHYTHM - Dancing NOT limited to Syllabus steps or Age Groups: Select which Royal Palm Challenges you will enter in American Rhythm:

NOTES/ COMMENTS RE YOUR AMERICAN RHYTHM ENTRIES ABOVE (Optional):
If you entered two Age Groups above, but want to dance in only one of those Age Groups in some of the Syllabus or Open Events you entered above, tell us that in the box below. Please be specific - E.g. "Enter us in both Senior 3 and Senior 4 for Gold events, but only Senior 4 for Novice events"

 

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INTERNATIONAL STANDARD:

Just click in any box to select it; click again to unselect.

AGE GROUPS:   Select up to two consecutive Age Group(s) for which you qualify.
(See Age Group Definitions above.)

Note: Select two consecutive Age Groups above if you will dance in both of those Age Groups in any of the events you enter below. If you wish to dance in only one of those Age Groups in some events, tell us that in the Notes field below.

DANCE EVENTS ENTERED - SYLLABUS OR OPEN:
Select Events in up to two consecutive Proficiency Levels. (The "Proficiency Levels" include - in order of increasing difficulty:   Newcomer, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Novice, Pre-Championship, Championship.)

Closed Syllabus Levels - International Standard: - Dancing limited to Syllabus levels and Age Groups as indicated.

Championship Levels (Open) - International Standard: - Dancing limited to Age Groups as indicated but not to Syllabus.

ROYAL PALM CHALLENGES - INTERNATIONAL STANDARD - Dancing NOT limited to Syllabus steps or Age Groups: Select which Royal Palm Challenges you will enter in International Standard:

NOTES/ COMMENTS RE YOUR INTERNATIONAL STANDARD ENTRIES ABOVE (Optional):
If you entered two Age Groups above, but want to dance in only one of those Age Groups in some of the Syllabus or Open Events you entered above, tell us that in the box below. Please be specific - E.g. "Enter us in both Senior 3 and Senior 4 for Gold events, but only Senior 4 for Novice events"

 

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INTERNATIONAL LATIN:

Just click in any box to select it; click again to unselect.

AGE GROUPS:   Select up to two consecutive Age Group(s) for which you qualify.
(See Age Group Definitions above.)

Note: Select two consecutive Age Groups above if you will dance in both of those Age Groups in any of the events you enter below. If you wish to dance in only one of those Age Groups in some events, tell us that in the Notes field below.

DANCE EVENTS ENTERED - SYLLABUS OR OPEN:
Select Events in up to two consecutive Proficiency Levels. (The "Proficiency Levels" include - in order of increasing difficulty:   Newcomer, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Novice, Pre-Championship, Championship.)

Closed Syllabus Levels - International Latin: - Dancing limited to Syllabus levels and Age Groups as indicated.

Championship Levels (Open) - International Latin: - Dancing limited to Age Groups as indicated but not to Syllabus.

ROYAL PALM CHALLENGES - INTERNATIONAL LATIN - Dancing NOT limited to Syllabus steps or Age Groups: Select which Royal Palm Challenges you will enter in International Latin:

NOTES/ COMMENTS RE YOUR INTERNATIONAL LATIN ENTRIES ABOVE (Optional):
If you entered two Age Groups above, but want to dance in only one of those Age Groups in some of the Syllabus or Open Events you entered above, tell us that in the box below. Please be specific - E.g. "Enter us in both Senior 3 and Senior 4 for Gold events, but only Senior 4 for Novice events"

 

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OTHER ROYAL PALM CHALLENGES:
Dancing NOT limited to Syllabus levels or Age Groups.

Select which Other Royal Palm Challenges you will enter:
Just click in any box to select it; click again to unselect.

 
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FAU FORMATION TEAMS:

Select which FAU Formation Teams each of you will participate in:
Just click in any box to select it; click again to unselect.

Gentleman:
 FAU Waltz Formation Team FAU West Coast Swing/ Rhythm Formation Team

Lady:
 FAU Waltz Formation Team FAU West Coast Swing/ Rhythm Formation Team

Formation Team Notes/ Comments Box:   For each of you in this couple, tell us who will be your assigned partner(s) in each Formation Team you indicated above (or if you have no assigned partner for a Formation Team, tell us that).

 

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When you have finished above, please read and Accept the following Terms & Waiver (required of all Competitors), and then Click "SEND" below to submit your Registration.

Terms & Waiver Accepted and Agreed (required of all Competitors):
- By submitting this Registration Form, each of the Gentleman and Lady identified above hereby represents and agrees as follows:

1. Payment of Competitor Entry Fees Due. I agree that upon submitting this Registration, I/ we will use the Online Payment Form linked below immediately to pay the Competitor Entry Fees applicable for our entry (as identified in the Online Payment Form), and I/ we understand that our Registration is not complete until the Competition Chair receives our Competitor Entry Fees, as well as our above Registration Form.

2. Waiver Accepted and Agreed: I have read, understand and agree to abide by USA Dance DanceSport Rulebook, including without limitation Section 4, Rules for Competitors, and the Competition Information and Guidelines for this Competition. I state, warrant and represent that I am eligible to enter all events for which my partner and I have registered and that we are not registered for an event below our minimum proficiency level in each category. I understand all athletes may be subject to drug testing by the WDSF or USA Dance. I agree to be bound by the USA Dance DanceSport rules while at this event; and, if I violate these rules, my Amateur Athlete competitor status may be suspended. I understand the competition may be filmed/videoed/photographed and I agree the organizers may use my images, videos, and my name. No responsibility for bodily injury or for loss or theft of articles left in the changing rooms, competition venue, practice room, seating areas or elsewhere can be accepted by the organizers, USA Dance, Inc., the Royal Palm Chapter of USA Dance, the Goldcoast Ballroom, any of their respective officers or directors, or any hotel, by persons attending or participating in this event, and I hereby release, hold harmless, and agree to indemnify all of the foregoing persons & entities from any and all claims or liabilities of any kind arising in connection with my participation in or attendance at the event. I understand and agree that everyone attending the event does so at his/her own risk.

Please review what you entered in the form above, and
be sure you have filled in all blanks marked "(required)."
All blanks marked "required" must be completed in order to submit the form.

To Submit Your Registration:

Step 1:   Click the Red "SEND" button below to Submit your Registration Form:. You should then see a message outlined in green on your screen below, saying, "Your Registration Form was submitted successfully."

Step 2:   Then Click the Yellow "PAY NOW" button below to Pay your Competitor Fees. Your Registration will not be complete until we receive both your Registration Form and your payment.

 

 
Thank you for submitting your Competitor Registration Form!
If submitted properly, you should see a message above (outlined in green on your screen) saying, “Your Registration Form was submitted successfully.” You will also receive an e-mail confirming what you submitted, for your records.

After clicking “SEND” above, Please click “PAY NOW”
to pay your Competitor Fees by Credit Card or PayPal:

 
 
 

Your Registration will not be complete until we receive BOTH
Your above Registration Form AND Your applicable Competitor Entry Fees.

Note: If your USA Dance membership will expire before January 28, 2017, you will need to Renew it and E-mail a copy of your new Membership Cards showing the new expiration date to Patti MacDonald before January 18, 2017. You can do that by simply forwarding the Confirmation E-mail you will have received for your Online Registration above, to Patti MacDonald at: Organizer@royalpalmdancesport.org before January 18, 2017, with copies of your new Membership Cards (showing the new expiration dates) attached for each member of the couple.

 
If you wish to purchase Spectator Tickets for any of your friends or family who will come to watch, fill out the short Spectator Tickets Order Form. You can pay for your Competitor Fees and the Spectator Tickets at the same time (or separately) at our Online Payment Form (linked by the “Pay Now” button above).

 

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The Annual USA Dance Royal Palm DanceSport Competition - "Winter Frolic" - now in it's 14th year,
is one of the most highly regarded all-amateur dancesport competitions in Florida and in the United States.
We welcome amateur competitor couples from around the United States, Canada, and the world!

Competition Sponsors & Principal Donors: