Rules and Regulations


In any category with fewer than 3 entries, the organizer reserves the right to merge any categories into one event.

A teacher will not be permitted to compete with one of his/her students against another of his/her students in the same style, dance, level and age category

Critique sheets and scores will be given for Exhibitions. Studios should pick up the score sheets on Sunday at the conclusion of the competition at the registration desk.

Cancellations for refund will be accepted up to two weeks after the entry deadline. A $75 charge will be applied to all refunds and paid 30 days after event.

Cancellations taken at the event cannot be substituted with another entry. No refund or exchange will be made for such cancellations.

All payments made after the entry deadline, April 15 must be in the form of Cashier’s check, money order or cash. No business or personal checks will be accepted after this date or at the competition. Make checks payable to Royal Dancesport Challenge. 

In the event that television, video or other pictures are taken, it should be understood that anyone in the ballroom may be photographed and this photography shown elsewhere.  Anyone attending this event automatically consents to be photographed and waives any and all claims and rights to the use of the photography.

The Royal Dancesport Challenge, Esther Don, David Don their employees, affiliates and assigns cannot be held liable for any injuries sustained by any persons attending the Royal Dancesport Challenge, whether as Competitor or as Spectator. Each person attending in any capacity whatsoever does so entirely at their own risk.

All persons attending the Royal Dancesport Challenge are obliged to adhere to the 'Official Rules' set forth by the National Dance Council of America, which cannot be held responsible for any loss or injury sustained.

No Responsibility can be assumed by the Organizers for loss of theft or articles left in the ballroom or changing rooms.

All Amateur, Pro/Am and Professional competitors must be registered with the NDCA, if dancing in Amateur or Pro/Am  competitions. NDCA registration can be completed on-line at <> or with:

David Schulz
3214 North University Avenue, Box #406
Provo, UT  84604

Telephone: (801) 422-8124 Home
Telephone: (862) 216-8123 Mobile

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All successful Scholarship winners will be required to show their Social Security Cards before any prize monies can be Awarded.