Team Rankings

 

How Teams are Judged…

 

Youth


STEPPING CRITERIA

PERFORMANCE ELEMENTS
45 Points

  • Introduction (5 Points)
  • Team Attire (5 Points)
  • Theme (5 Points)
  • Vocal Clarity (5 Points)
  • Choreography (10 Points)
  • Showmanship (10 Points)
  • Outro/Exit (5 Points)

TECHNICAL ELEMENTS
25 Points

  • Formations (10 Points)
  • Synchronization (10 Points)
  • Compulsory Steps (at least 2 of 3) (5 Points)
    • Syncopation
    • Rotation
    • Ripple

AREAS FOR DEDUCTION

  • Vulgarity (use of inappropriate words, gestures, or profanity) (3 Points Max)
  • Denigration of other teams or organizations (3 Points Max)
  • Time Limit Infraction
    • Over the 12 minute Time Limit
      • Grace Period: 1-5 seconds (0 point
      • 1 Point Deduction: 6-15 seconds over time
      • 3 Point Deduction: 16-30 seconds over time
      • 5 Point Deduction: 31-60 seconds over time
      • Disqualification: 1:01 over time (13:01)

 

Collegiate


STEPPING CRITERIA

PERFORMANCE ELEMENTS
55 Points

  • Introduction (5 Points)
  • Team Attire (10 Points)
  • Theme (10 Points)
  • Vocal Clarity (5 Points)
  • Choreography (10 Points)
  • Showmanship (10 Points)
  • Outro/Exit (5 Points)

TECHNICAL ELEMENTS
25 Points

  • Formations (10 Points)
  • Synchronization (10 Points)
  • Compulsory Steps (at least 2 of 3) (5 Points)
    • Syncopation
    • Rotation
    • Ripple

AREAS FOR DEDUCTION

  • Vulgarity (use of inappropriate words, gestures, or profanity) (3 Points Max)
  • Denigration of other teams or organizations (3 Points Max)
  • Time Limit Infraction
    • Over the 12 minute Time Limit
      • Grace Period: 1-5 seconds (0 point
      • 1 Point Deduction: 6-15 seconds over time
      • 3 Point Deduction: 16-30 seconds over time
      • 5 Point Deduction: 31-60 seconds over time
      • Disqualification: 1:01 over time (13:01)


2012 Youth Rankings

  • 2012 LA/Watts Summer Step Off
    • Ebony Pearls Inc, 1st Place,
    • Crenshaw High School, Boys, 2nd Place
    • View Park Prep, 3rd Place
    • Crenshaw High School, Girls, 4th