WINTER/SPRING 2023 SEASON
And that's a wrap for our 2023 Dance program! Thank you to everyone who came out to our competition on March 4th at Frederick Price. We hope you all had as much fun as we did, and we hope to see you next time! See below for competition results.
Pom/ Songleading (D1 Large Group) 1ST PLACE
PRICE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Dance (D3 Small Group) 1st Place
Dance (D2 Small Group) 1st Place
PRICE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Dance (D2 Large Team) 1st Place
Hip Hop (D3 Large Group) 1st Place
LEARNING BY DESIGN "KWS GIRLS"
Hip Hop (D2 Small Group) 1st Place
EVEREST VALUE SCHOOL
Hip Hop (D1 Small Group) 2nd Place
THE CITY SCHOOL
Hip Hop (D1 Small Group) 1st Place
KIPP PHILOSOPHERS ACADEMY
Hip Hop (D1 Large Group) 3rd Place
KIPP SCHOLAR ACADEMY
Hip Hop (D1 LARGE Group) 2nd Place
KIPP ACADEMY OF OPPORTUNITY
Hip Hop (D1 Large Group) 1ST Place
PRICE MIDDLE SCHOOL
MORE ON FIYA DANCE
FIYA Dance is a tournament event that typically occurs during our Winter and Spring seasons. In the 2023 season, we will be offering (2) TWO individual competitions open for participation to all Los Angeles elementary and middle schools on February 11th and March 4th. Continue reading for more info on our Dance program and competitions including age divisions, dance categories, competition structure, and more important competition info.
Competition dates & Times
FIYA Dance offerings are included throughout our Winter and Spring seasons with competitions typically taking place on Saturdays. We will be offering (1) ONE more individual dance competition for the 2023 season on Saturday, March 4th at Frederick KC Price School.
2023 SEASON DATES:
- REGISTRATION OPENS: Dec 1
- COACHES MEETING: TBD via Google Meet
- COMPETITION #2: March 4th
- REGISTRATION CLOSES: 1 week before competition
- Feb 25 for Dance Competition #2
*Dates subject to change
Our 2023 Dance Competition taking place Saturday, March 4th at 10AM will be held at Frederick KC Price School (located in the Gymnasium).
Doors open at 9AM and teams will have the opportunity to warmup or practice their routines in the gym or outside. Spectators will be allowed at no charge, so please let your school communities to come out and support your squads!
Dance Competition Categories
There are four (4) separate categories for which you may enter a team to compete. They are as follows:
(1) HIP HOP
(3) DRILL TEAM/MILITARY
(4) DANCE (Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary & Modern)
*Please note that there is NO CHEER category available. FIYA Dance Competition Guidelines and Categories are also posted at the bottom of this page.
GROUP SIZES & AGE DIVISIONS:
Under each dance category, your school team must select:
(a) GROUP SIZE (“Small” is a minimum of 4 dancers and a maximum of 9 dancers; “Large” is a minimum of 10 dancers and maximum of 19 dancers); and
(b) GRADE DIVISION (Division 3 is 4th grade and below, Division 2 is 6th grade and below and Division 1 is 8th grade and below).
Consequently, similar group sizes in same divisions compete against each other in each dance category.
Music Submissions & Requirements
Coaches or team coordinators must submit their final, edited/ cut music for their performance(s) no later than 48 hours prior to competition. Please email your music in .mp3 file format to our media coordinator Mallory Rawson at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any issues or need further assistance in doing so, feel free to email email@example.com prior to the 48 hour deadline. NOTE: All music and lyrics MUST be clean and appropriate for our audience (radio versions, no explicit language or context, etc.). Thank you for your cooperation!
When To Register
Competition order for each category will be inverse based on when registration occurred. That is, a team that registers first will compete last, a team that registers second will compete second to last, etc.
For our 2023 Dance competitions, team registration will officially open on December 1st and close 1 week before the competition.
What To Register
Dance online registration will be posted within the timeframes mentioned on our website’s Registration page. Please read the online registration instructions carefully. In addition to basic team information, you will need to list the first and last names of all of your dancers and their grade levels when instructed. EACH DANCER CAN PARTICIPATE IN TWO MAXIMUM TEAM EVENTS; ANY DANCER PARTICIPATING IN THREE OR MORE TEAM EVENTS WILL CAUSE PENALTY DEDUCTIONS TO ALL TEAMS.
How To Register
During the appropriate timelines, visit our Registration Page, read the instructions on our registration process and find the Dance Competitions open for registration. You will need to complete a separate registration for each dance category your school team enters. By way of example, you need to do one online registration for your school’s Division 1 Large Group Hip Hop team and another online registration for your school’s Division 2 Small Group Dance Lyrical.
Our Dance competitions are open to FIYA member schools only. The fees are $15 per dancer per competition, plus the annual one time membership fee of $150 which will be automatically included in your invoice if you register. To learn more about FIYA School Membership, please click here.