Qualified judges assign a score (out of 100) to all Challenge and Competition entries, adapted to the dancer’s experience level.
Specific judging criteria and point values are listed below.

Winners in each category are awarded Prize Coins which can be redeemed for future Competition and Challenge entries.  Ranking highly, repeatedly in a given experience level will earn promotion to the next higher level to increase the intensity of competition and development!

Results page displays Top 10 Dancers for the last 3 months by Age Group, Experience Level, Geographic Region, and Format (solo, group, etc.).
Top Dancer and Top Teacher are assessed by a combination of number of entries and ranking of entries per month.  Top Studio is the based on most monthly event entries.

Please email us at info@e-dancesport.com for any questions or suggestions about Challenge and Competition entries or judging.

Competition Scoring Approach

  • Execution of Choreography


  • Technique


  • Musicality


  • Agility / Complexity


  • Projection / Expression


  • 1st Place = 100 EDS coins (worth 1 free entry)
  • 2nd Place = 50 coins
  • 3rd Place = 25 coins
  • 4th Place = 10 coins
  • 5th Place = 5 coins

Challenge Scoring Approach

  • Demonstration of Skill


  • Technique of Skill


  • Level of Difficulty/Range


  • 1st Place = 50 coins (worth 1 free entry)
  • 2nd Place = 25 coins
  • 3rd Place = 10 coins

Live Stream Scoring Approach

  • Coming soon!

Coming soon!

Judging Categories

Competition Styles

  • Ballroom (Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango…)
  • Dance Team (Formation team, Cheer…)
  • Freestyle (Disco, Slow dance…)
  • Gymnastics (Acro, Rhythmic, Artistic…)
  • International (African, Indian, Oriental…)
  • Latin (ChaCha, Samba, Rumba, Jive…)
  • Performing Arts (Ballet, Modern, Jazz…)
  • Street (Hip Hop, Breakdance, Krump…)

Challenge Skills

  • Flexibility
  • Balance/Control
  • Spins
  • Leaps
  • Speed/Agility
  • Strength

Live Stream Categories

Coming soon!