Copies of each athlete’s birth certificate or passport must be with the team coach/representative at all times and readily available upon request by a Worlds official. Copies of each athlete’s proof of age document on a USB/zip drive are acceptable. All International teams must submit a completed International Team Roster.
What are the differences between Season 1 and Season 2 Countries for DANCE Teams for alternates and substitutions?
*SEASON 1 COUNTRIES = COUNTRIES WHOSE SEASON INCLUDES JAN., FEB., AND MARCH IN THE SAME CALENDAR YEAR OF THE FOLLOWING WORLDS (i.e. Canada's season starts in November and goes through April) SEASON 2 COUNTRIES = COUNTRIES WHOSE SEASON ENDS IN THE PREVIOUS CALENDAR YEAR FOR THE FOLLOWING WORLDS (i.e. Australia's season ends in November) ELIGIBLE [...]
At The Dance Worlds, a participant may perform up to four times and must represent the same program. Crossovers of participants from other programs are not permitted. Crossovers of participants between cheer and dance teams are not permitted (no dancer may compete in The Dance Worlds and The Cheerleading Worlds). Dancers may not compete in more than one routine in [...]
A team that receives and accepts any type of Worlds bid must compete at The Dance Worlds in the same division, category and team make up (i.e. Coed, etc.) they competed as at the qualifying event where their bid was awarded. The number of participants that performed on the competition floor at the qualifying event [...]
PROGRAM: A program may receive more than one bid to The IASF Dance Worlds in the same division and category as long as none of the dancers compete on both teams – each team must be made up of a different group of dancers. Example: A program may have two teams in the Senior Small Pom [...]
Teams must compete at IASF Worlds with the same number of athletes (or fewer) that competed on the floor when the bid was earned. Example: If a Dance team wins a bid at a competition with 12 athletes performing on the floor, this team can not compete with more than 12 athletes at the IASF [...]
An athlete must meet the age requirement within the calendar year of 2020: EXAMPLE 1: If a 13-year-old athlete is participating in a division where the minimum age is 14; that athlete is legal for the division if the athlete turns 14 on or before December 31st, 2020. EXAMPLE 2: If a 16-year-old athlete is [...]