Mid Atlantic Pom & Dance Association

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24th Annual MAPDA Championships

March 16, 2019

University of Maryland College Park

Ritchie Coliseum
Time: TBD based Upon Registration

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Teams must have placed 1st-3rd at a MAPDA Event
  • Teams must have attended 3 MAPDA events or
  • Hosted 1 event and attend 2 MAPDA Events


MAPDA Events:

  • Exhibition
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Fairmont Heights 1/12
  • Marriotts Ridge
  • Atholton
  • C.H. Flowers
  • Fairmont Heights 2/9
  • MAPDA President's Cup
  • Gwynn Park

Qualified Routine fee are Non-Refundable and are Due March 12, 2019:

  • 1st Qualified Routine: $150
  • 2 Qualified Routines: $225
  • 3 Qualified Routines: $300
  • 4 Qualified Routines: $375
  • 5 or More Qualified Routines: $450

Non-qualified Routine: Teams that have qualified may enter up to 2 non-qualified routines. These fees are in addition to the Qualified fees. 

  • 1 Non-qualified Routine: $200
  • 2 Non-qualified Routines: $275

Registration form click here 

Registration form includes qualified routines, non-qualified routines, jump/spin off, and T-shirt pre-order form. Please email a copy of the registration form by March 5, 2019 to [email protected] 

Jump Off/Spin Off

  • Teams may enter up to 2 contestants for each category. The same contestant can enter both categories.
  • Each contestant will perform by themselves and will be judged on the amount of correct turns or jumps.
  • The contestant may choose any type of jump (toe touch, hurdler, etc.) or turn (a la seconde, fouette, pirouette, etc.) and can only perform one (1) type for either category. Turn or jump combinations are not allowed. Leaps are not considered as a jump.
  • Each person will be judged on the amount of correct jumps/turns.
  • Things that are considered in judging: height, amount, pointed toes, posture, landing, complexity, etc.
  • 1st – 3rd place will be given for each category.
  • Fees are $15 per performer per category


Registration Deadline March 5 and payment can be made on the day of Championships.


Payment Information

All fees are non-refundable 

Routine On-time payment is March 12, 2019. 

Any payment received after March 12 must have a $25 late fee attached in order to participate. 


Payment options are by school check/money order made out to MAPDA. 

Mail Payment by Deadline to:

MAPDA

PO Box 917

White Plains MD 20695


PayPal: paypal.me/MAPDA

Cash App: $MAPDA


Please be sure payment is made on time, over night fees if you must. 

Awards

1st, 2nd & 3rd (possible) placements will be awarded to Captains and Teams in each category and group size.

1st -3rd place will be awarded in the Jump Off and Spin off separately

Grand Champions will be provided in Divisions I, II and III

Cash Prizes will be given to the Grand Champions in Divisions I,  II and III

Spirit Awards

Best Costume

Best Choreography

Most Entertaining

Fan Award

Spectator Information

Admission Pricing:

General Public                                            $15.00

Administrators/Students                              $10.00 (with ID)

Children Under 10                                      $5.00

Children Under 2                                        Free

Credit Cards accepted for additional $1.00

 

Food will be sold throughout the day and restricted to area's designated for eating only.

Security retains the right to remove any spectator threatening the dancers, other spectators and MAPDA personnel. No refunds will be given if a spectator is removed.

All spectators are expected to adhere to the same MAPDA Sportsmanship Conduct Rules.