Dance

SPRING 2022 SEASON

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Due to COVID setbacks, we unfortunately have decided to cancel our first (2) two Dance competitions.

However, we are STILL planning to host our Dance competition on March 26, 2022 at 10AM!  Registration is officially open.  See below for more details on our Dance program, age divisions, specific rules, and how we run our competitions.


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MORE ON FIYA DANCE

FIYA Dance is a tournament event that typically occurs during our Winter and Spring seasons. In the 2022 season, we will be offering (1) ONE individual competition at 10AM on Saturday, March 26th open for participation to all Los Angeles elementary and middle schools. Continue reading for more info on our Dance program and competitions including age divisions, dance categories, competition structure, and more important competition info.

NEXT UPCOMING DATE: March 16, 2022

Registration Closes for March 26th Competition

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Visit our Registration Page and follow instructions and protocols to register your school's team

Competition dates & Times

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FIYA Dance offerings are included throughout our Winter and Spring seasons with competitions typically taking place on Saturdays. We will be offering (1) ONE individual dance competition for the 2022 season on Saturday, March 26 at 10AM @ St. Jerome School. See below for more details.

2022 COMPETITION DATES:

  • REGISTRATION OPENS: Feb 17
  • COACHES MEETING:  TBA
  • REGISTRATION CLOSES:  March 16
  • MUSIC SUBMISSION DUE:  March 24 (see music info below) 
  • DANCE COMPETITION:  10AM, March 26

*Dates subject to change

COMPETITION LOCATION

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Our 2022 Dance Competition taking place Saturday, March 26 at 10AM will be held in the Parish Hall (located just below the Gymnasium) at St. Jerome School.

Doors open at 9AM and teams will have the opportunity to warmup or practice their routines in the gym upstairs. Spectators will be allowed and there will be a $5/spectator fee at the door, so please let your school communities know ahead of time.

Dance Competition Categories

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There are four (4) separate categories for which you may enter a team to compete. They are as follows:

(1) HIP HOP

(2) POM/SONGLEADING

(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:

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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

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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 malloryrawson@onfiya.org. If you have any issues or need further assistance in doing so, feel free to email malloryrawson@onfiya.org 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!

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  • 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 2022 Dance competition on March 26, team registration will officially open on February 17 and close on March 12.

  • 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.

COSTS TO PARTICIPATE

The cost for FIYA Dance Competitions is based per dancer.  Pricing varies depending on schools that have enrolled as FIYA members (see our Registration page for more information on membership). 

FOR FIYA MEMBER SCHOOLS

$ 12 / DANCER
  • For Any Dance Category
  • All Group Sizes & Ages
  • All Dance Competitions

FOR NON-MEMBER SCHOOLS

$ 15 / DANCER
  • For Any Dance Category
  • All Group Sizes & Ages
  • All Dance Competitions

*Payment is due at the event.

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