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Definition of Couples

PROFESSIONAL:
A Professional Dancer is one who is registered as a Professional with the NDCA. One who partners a Pro/Am Student Competitor.

AMATEUR:
An amateur competitor competes with an amateur partner.

MIXED AMATEUR:
Confined to amateurs partnering other than their regular amateur partner; an advanced amateur competitor/teacher partnering another amateur dancer who is his or her student competitor in “Mixed Amateur” competition categories. Both members of Mixed Amateur partnerships must be registered as Amateur Competitors with the NDCA.

STUDENT/STUDENT:
The term “Student/Student” refers to a Pro/Am Student Competitor partnering another Pro/Am Student Competitor in heats which are danced simultaneously with Pro/Am events at NDCA sanctioned competitions and championships. Student/Student events are an accommodation for Pro/Am Student Competitors, which are open only to one adult Pro/Am Student Competitor partnering with another adult Pro/Am Student Competitor – both of whom must comply with the requirements as stated in the definition of a Pro/Am Student Competitor. Student/Student events are not open to amateur dancers who compete in Amateur Competitions and/or Championships at the “Open Amateur” proficiency level.

SINGLES:
The term singles refer to an amateur dancer (boy or girl) in the following age categories; Pre-Teens, Juniors & Youth, who is either
A. Partnering an advanced amateur competitor/teacher or
B. May chose to dance syllabus routines singly in heats without partners and will be judged.

PROFICIENCY:
Judges will give a score/evaluation. Couples are not judged against other couples