Outstanding Dancer Experience

CONGRATULATIONS! Being a Regional Outstanding Dancer or Runner-Up gives you this opportunity to participate in the most amazing summer scholarship program available! You’ve earned it!

Complete the 2019 National Outstanding Dancer Reply Form HERE

TEEN and SENIOR Outstanding Dancers must be present at the Orientation on Thursday June 27th, 2019 at 11:00 AM. Opening Number rehearsals to follow.

MINI and JUNIOR Outstanding Dancers must be present at the Orientation on Thursday June 27th, 2019 at 7:00 PM. Opening Number rehearsals begin the following day.

  • All dancers vying for the National Outstanding Dancer Scholarships will receive numbers and badges at their Orientation Meeting. These badges must be worn at all time (except competition) during the National Season Finale! Dancers will also 'draw' for performance order for the solo adjudication at the Orientation Meeting.
  • Dancers must submit solo performance music at the Orientation Meeting, if not uploaded prior.
  • Dancers must bring their Code of Conduct, signed by both the dancer and a parent/guardian.
  • All Outstanding Dancers will be dancing in their respective age ballroom for the workshop classes.
  • All Regional Mini, Junior, Teen and Senior Outstanding Dancer Scholarship Winners and Runners-Up are equally eligible for National NYCDA Outstanding Dancer Scholarship Awards.
  • Additional National Scholarship Registration and Eligibility Requirements were provided in the Regional Scholarship Award packets presented at the Regional Convention. Refer to this packet for all necessary information and registration forms.
  • Only Regional Scholarship Winners and Runners-Up are eligible for National Outstanding Dancer Scholarship Awards.

Senior Outstanding Dancers

National Senior Scholarships
Sponsored by Capezio

NYCDA National Senior Outstanding Dancers: $1,000.00 each
NYCDA National 1st Runners-up:$500.00 each
NYCDA National 2nd Runners-up: $300.00 each

The Male & Female National NYCDA Senior Outstanding Dancers (2) will each be awarded:

  • A lifetime NYCDA Convention Scholarship.
  • A one-year scholarship to both Steps on Broadway and Peridance in NYC.

All six Senior Finalists (3 male and 3 female) will be awarded 1 week scholarships to Broadway Dance Center in NYC.

Teen Outstanding Dancers

National Teen Scholarships
Sponsored by Capezio

NYCDA National Teen Outstanding Dancers:$750.00 each
NYCDA National 1st Runners-up:$350.00 each
NYCDA National 2nd Runners-up:$200.00 each

The Male & Female National NYCDA Teen Outstanding Dancers (2) will each be awarded

  • A 2019-2020 NYCDA year long Convention Scholarship.
  • A one-year scholarship to both Steps on Broadway and Peridance in NYC.

All six Teen Finalists (3 male and 3 female) will be awarded 1 week scholarships to Broadway Dance Center in NYC.

Junior Outstanding Dancers

National Junior Scholarships

Sponsored by Curtain Call

NYCDA National Junior Outstanding Dancers:$500.00 each
NYCDA National 1st Runners-up:$250.00 each
NYCDA National 2nd Runners-up:$1250.00 each

The Male & Female National NYCDA Junior Outstanding Dancers (2) will each be awarded:

  • A 2019-2020 NYCDA year long Convention Scholarship.

All six Junior Finalists (3 male and 3 female) will be awarded class scholarships to Broadway Dance Center.

Mini Outstanding Dancers

NATIONAL MINI SCHOLARSHIPS

Sponsored by Curtain Call

NYCDA National Mini Outstanding Dancers:$350.00 each
NYCDA National 1st Runners-up:$200.00 each
NYCDA National 2nd Runners-up:$100.00 each


The Male & Female National NYCDA Mini Outstanding Dancers (2) will each be awarded:

  • A 2019-2020 NYCDA year long Convention Scholarship.