Bliss Academy of Dance & Cheer | Important Info
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Important Info

Competition Costumes, Dates and Pricing

2017-2018 Competition Team Info

NEED TO KNOW

  • YES returning members need to attend try outs.
  • Try outs are FREE.
  • NEW THIS YEAR we will be posting the try outs video ONLINE (see below).  Students should learn the choreography prior to attending the try out. **YES, we will review the choreo at tryouts**
  • If you become overwhelmed and need to learn less than whats on the link (especially elem kids) no worries!  Just do Your best!
  • Team results will be posted Sunday June 4th.
  • MANDATORY PARENT MEETING Monday June 5th at 12:30pm.  Location TBD.  If you need an evening meeting inexact me ASAP.
  • Competition teams are a full year commitment.  Each team has a required summer camp and punch card classes.  Choreography intensives in August, and the normal season Sept-May. We will discuss the on June 5th.
  • Competition teams are rewarding. Students progress quicker with the high level of commitment.  They learn to stay positive under pressure and bond as a team.

 

TRY OUT DATES

Tuesday May 30th Dance Companies (Jazz/lyrical/contemporary teams):

  • 6pm for grades 1-5th (6th-7th optional) for Mini Co, Jr Prep & Jr Co.
  • 7pm for grades for 8th up (6th-7th optional) for Sr Prep & Sr Co.
    • NOTE: 6th-7th who attend 7:30pm may still be placed on Jr Co

Wednesday May 31st: Hip Hop Crews

  • 6:30pm for grades 1st 5th For Swag Crew & Groove Crew
  • 7:30pm for Grades 6th up for Hip Crew, Funk Crew
    • NOTE: 6th-7th who attend 7:30pm may still be placed on Groove Crew.
    • NOTE: Poppin teams do not need to attend. Contact Cassi if interested in getting involved with Comp Poppin.

Thursday June 1st:  Cheer Squads  (Cheer/tumbling teams)

  • 4:30pm for grades 1st-3rd (4th optional) for Xcite
  • 5:30pm for grades 5th up (4th optional) for Xtreme & Xcel
    • NOTE: 4th graders will be placed on either Xtreme Or Xcite, 5th up on Xtreme or Xcel

 

TRY OUT CHOREOGRAPHY

**YES we will review these at try outs**

DANCE

Email blissacademy@gmail.com for music.

1st-5th, optional for 6th-7th

(1st-2nd can STOP after the right chaine part, 3rd-4th going for mini co STOP after the double turn two pose, 4th-7th for Jr co learn all)

  • To counts: https://youtu.be/5K0uql7D9a8
  • To music:https://youtu.be/wkFdr3p6xxY

8th up, optional for 6th-7th:

  • To counts: https://youtu.be/Lqlm5mzj700
  • To music: https://youtu.be/ZWFfYIc7nh0

HIP HOP

Email blissacademy@gmail.com for music.

1st-5th:

(1st-3rd, just learn as mutes you can, doesn’t need to be all of it, 4th-5th learn was much as you can!)

  • To counts: https://youtu.be/q2XIqqu7Auk
  • To music: https://youtu.be/6fQm6tlmeCU

6th up: 

  • To counts:
  • To music: https://youtu.be/G5bsBC8XBPI

CHEER

Email blissacademy@gmail.com for music.

1st-3rd, optional for 4th:

(1st-2nd, just learn as mutes you can, doesn’t need to be all of it, 3rd-4thth learn was much as you can!)

  • To counts: https://youtu.be/NqhILb0DKTU
  • To music: https://youtu.be/krEoXn2zV7k

5th up, optional for 4th: 

  • Counts: https://youtu.be/OtWQ9DgwE-M
  • Music: https://youtu.be/fgT8BQB39Ro

 GOOD LUCK!!

 

PERFORMANCE DATES 2016-2017

 

CONCERT DATES 

WINTER: December 10th @ Jordan High School,  @ 10am. Rehearsals will be the previous week Nov 28th & Nov 29th. Check email for exact times.

SPRING: June 3rd @ Jordan High School.  TWO shows: 10:30am and 2pm. Rehearsals will be the previous week May 24th & 25th. Check email for exact times.

 

COMPETITION DATES 

  • January 14th, Cottonwood High School CHEER TEAMS
  • February 4th, Bingham High School, CHEER TEAMS
  • February 25th: Thanksgiving Pointe Barn, DANCE TEAMS
  • April 22nd: St. George, Utah DANCE AND CHEER (pop rox TBD)
  • April 29th: Taylorsville High School, DANCE TEAMS
  • May 6th: Location TBD for DANCE TEAMS

** Anyone doing solo/duos/trios: These are typically the day before (Friday)but sometimes the Thursday prior or Saturday morning (team comp day). Registration and pricing varies comp to comp. Parent will need to register student. Contact Cassi for registration link for each competition.COMPETITION PRICING

 

COMPETITION FEES

Competition fees are made payable to Bliss, cash, check or card. For Dance competitions, students receive an individual medal or small trophy for each competition. No participant awards given at cheer competitions. Both cheer and dance given a team trophy or plaque to display at studio.

DANCE COMP FEES ARE DUE FEB 1, 2017.  The below break down is PER student, PER comp.

  • $30 one routine
  • $55 two routines
  • $75 three routines
  • $80 four+ routines
    ** Pricing includes St George and May competition for cheerleaders, as they are ranprimarily by dance competition companies.All CHEER competition fees are as follows (per student): COMP FEES ARE DUE NOV 1, 2016

 

CHEER COMP FEES ARE DUE DEC 1st.  But the The Yearly USASF $35 fee is due Nov 1st

  • $55 per participant, per local competition
  • $30 per participant for St George competition (if your student is also on dance teams at Bliss, make your payment for St George routines bases on the chart above, adding cheer and dance together for your total # of routines)

***Please check below for step by step instructions to register with USASF, the is for NEW comp cheer members only.  Returning members still pay the yearly $30 fee, but do NOT need to re-regiser with USASF.

  • Parent of New comp cheer students should be prepared to UPLOAD BIRTH CERTIFICATE.

 

USASF REGISTRATION DIRECTIONS:

MAKE UP AND HAIR

PERFORMANCE MAKE UP

  • Foundation 1-2 shades darker than skin color
  • False eyelashes that are appropriate weight and size for your child -If applying on children please trim to fit their eyes
  • Blush 1-2 shades darker than “every day” wear
  • Pencil or shade in eyebrows for those with light hair color -Highlight eyes with cream, white, or iridescent
  • Black mascara
  • Black eyeliner over the eye art
  • REVLON PHOTOREADY EYE ART Topaz Twinkle (ULTA)
  • RECLON COLORSTAY OVERTIME #470 All Night Fuchsia (ULTA)

-Oil base make up remover is ideal for this lip stain removal and facial wipes

**I would recommend calling ahead ULTA before you make the trip. I have asked the Sandy location to stock up on these colors, but purchasing online may be a more convenient option**

 

HAIR TUTORIAL COMING SOON…….(it is different from the hair style shown at the meeting in August)

COSTUMES + COMPANY LEO + BLISS GEAR

 

COMPANY LEO

Company teams (mini, Jr, Teen, Sr Prep, Sr Co) cleaning leotard is the same as last year. If you would like to order it yourself, here is the link.http://www.dancewearsolutions.com/leotards/camisole/ mt7990.aspx

If you would like Lindsi Stevens (Assistant director) to order it please e mail her your dancer’s size by September 1, 2016. If she doesn’t hear from you she will assume that you are taken care of.

 

DANCE COSTUMES/CHEER UNIFROMS

Dance Teams will be providing $150 per dancer per team for costuming. This fee is due September 1st, 2016. If the total balance isn to used by Spring 2107, funds will roll into next season (or be refunded if your student doesn’t return to comp next season). Costumes are non-refundable.

Cheer Teams will be reusing last seasons uniforms. New members will purchase from old members (if possible) with Cassi’s help. She will contact new members.

LINDSI STEVENS: 801-910-7973, lindsidee@gmail.com. Payment also available through VENMO

 

 

BLISS GEAR

All competition members should have at least ONE item of Bliss gear.  Bliss gear should be worn to all awards ceremonies and other functions assigned throughout the year.  Students Bliss gear does NOT have to be new each year, although we do offer new and on trend gear each year!  Bags, tees, tanks, shorts, joggers, etc!  More details soon with the date to view and order.  Contact Becky barton with questions.

Are you ready to feel the Bliss?