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Important Info

Competition Costumes, Dates and Pricing

2017-2018 Competition Team Info

PARENT MEETING

THANK YOU to those who were able to attend the meeting on Monday June 5th, 2017 I realize many of you work during the day or were on vacation, but I went over some NEW information, UPDATES to current information and REVIEWED other information.  Its in your best interest to hear what was discussed, as we want communication to be clear for everyone.  Video links below:

  1. https://youtu.be/HPK–0cvMNw
  2. https://youtu.be/vcL8W0Gvyx0

Another (mandatory) parent meeting will be held in August.  Be sure to turn in your August availability by June 15th.  We will go over the competition contracts and give out important dates.

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SUMMER REQUIREMENTS

CHEER

  • Minimum of 1 cheer camp **3 weeks to choose from
  • Minimum of 8 tumbling class on a punch pass ** These are offered 3x week, for 8 weeks starting June 12th.
  • August team intensive (8-10 hours of team training this month)
  • Flyers camp: This will be 1-2 days for 2-5 hrs total, for flyers only. Bases can learn more efficiently when when their flyer has been trained on experienced bases, prior to setting team stunt groups. This will help us advance our stunts quickly & safely.

 

SR PREP & JUNIOR COMPANY:

  • Minimum of 1 Dance camp **3 weeks to choose from
  • Minimum of 4 jazz/ballet (Punch pass) (
  • August team intensive (8-10 hours of team training this month)

MINI  & SR COMPANY:

  • Sr Co: Minimum of 6 jazz/ballet punch passes (no camp requirement IF you are on a high school team.  All other students have a 4 jazz/ballet minimum and 1 camp requirement)
  • Mini Co: Minimum of 8 tumbling punch passes & Allie will contact you about a camp

 

CREW:

  • Minimum of 1 hip hop camp **2-3 weeks to choose from
  • One of the following: (#1) Minimum of 4 tumble/acro (punch pass) (#2) Minimum of 2 jazz/ballet (Punch pass) (#3) Minimum of 4 poppin classes (Punch Pass) (#4) an additional camp (in any style).  
  • NOTE: we HIGHLY recommend the poppin punch card class, for EVERYONE on a crew. This class is how you will advance you hip hop skill.
  • August team intensive (6-10 hours of team training this month)

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TRYOUTS 2017

  • 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 email or text me ASAP. Cassi@blissacademydance.com (or at my old gmail address) 801-910-6910.
  • 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.

 

 

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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?