Ultimate challenge medals
New for 2020...
at american dance awards regional competitions,
Soloists that receive a score between
290-300 (Teen & Senior)/ 287-300 (Young & Junior)
will receive an Ultimate Challenge medallion.
The Ultimate Challenge is the most elite award you can receive as a soloist at American Dance Awards, as it is our qualification to compete for America's Dancer of the Year at Nationals! There is no limit on how many competitors can receive an Ultimate Challenge standing. There are no guarantees that an Ultimate Challenge Winner will be awarded in a Regional.
Any soloist who recieves an Ultimate Challenge score regionally is invited to compete for America's Dancer of the Year in their respective age division at our National Championships. They will be awarded with an Ultimate Challenge Medal and a Dancer of the Year jacket!
IF THERE ARE NO ULTIMATE CHALLENGE WINNERS IN AN AGE DIVISION, THE SOLOIST WITH THE HIGHEST SCORE WILL RECEIVE AN ADA DANCER OF THE YEAR JACKET AND AN INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE AT NATIONALS.
All Ultimate Challenge medal recipients are expected to compete for America's Dancer of the Year at the National level.