2019 Twirl: The Competition

Florence, Al 35633

tel. 256-366-1918

A New Twirling Event!
 

Twirl: The Competition is a new and exciting contest for twirlers of all ages and skill levels.  This is an open event and twirlers from all organizations are welcome!  Our inaugural competition will be held on January 18, 2020 in Muscle Shoals, AL 

 

This competition will not only be fun, but there will be unique and exciting categories that are sure to appeal to all ages and skill levels.   Visit the registration page for complete details. 

Event Location: Muscle Shoals Middle School,

100 Trojan Dr.

 Muscle Shoals, AL 35661

 

Solo Routine Guidelines.

To determine your level of competition please use the following guidelines:

First Time - First time to compete as a soloist. If you have competed as a soloist regardless of placement, you are ineligible for this category. (Team entries do not count towards eligibility.)

Novice -no more than 2 first-place wins 

beginner - no more than 3 first place wins

Intermediate - no more than 4 first-place wins 

Advanced - 5 first-place wins or more.

 

(*1st place wins where you were the only one competing in a category do not count towards advancement) 

 

solo ages are as follows: (age as of competition date 1/18/20) 

  • Tiny Twirlers (0-5.99)

  • Juvenile (6-8.99)

  • Tween (9-11.99)

  • Junior (12-14.99)

  • senior (15-17.99)

  • collegiate (18+)

First Time - Limited to the following: 

  • 1 Two Turn

  • 1 Gymnastics move (without release)

  • 4 continuous rolls

Novice - Limited to the following:

  • 2 two turns

  • 1 gymnastics move (with or without release)

  • 4 continuous rolls

beginner

  • 2 two turns

  • 1 three turns

  • 2 gymnastics moves (with or without release)

  • 8 continuous rolls

intermediate - limited to the following:

  • 2 three turns

  • 1 four turn

  • 2 gymnastics moves (with or without release)

  • 8 continuous rolls

advanced - Limited to the following:

  • 4 Turns with various catches

  • 1 five turn

  • 4 gymnastics moves (with or without release)

  • 10 continuous rolls

a competitor can only compete in one level/age group for solo events (no double entering)

 

 

team Routine Guidelines.

To determine your level of competition please use the following guidelines:

Novice/beginner -no more than 4 first-place wins 

Intermediate/Advanced - 5 or more first-place wins 

(*1st place wins where you were the only one competing in a category do not count towards advancement) 

Teams consist of 4 or more members (select categories allow for 2-3 members.)  see exact event for guidelines.

Team ages are the average age of the group as of (1/18/2020): 

  • Tiny Twirlers (0-5.99)

  • Juvenile (6-8.99)

  • Tween (9-11.99)

  • Junior (12-14.99)

  • Senior (15-17.99

  • collegiate (18+)

Middle/high school/collegiate teams all must be enrolled in the same school to compete in that category. Studio teams can consist of twirlers from different schools that make up one team.  

Teams may not compete against themselves in any category or any level. 

*a twirler may compete on both a middle/high school team and studio team if more than 75% of the members are different. 

gymnastics/props are allowed for most categories.  see the specific categories for rules:

 

 

Miscellaneous Guidelines.

All music must be provided on CD prior to your scheduled performance time.  CD's must be labeled with name and music title.  please bring a backup copy.  

twirling, tennis or jazz shoes are the only shoes allowed on the gym floor. (no tap, heels or dress shoes)

No late entries will be accepted. (see the deadline on registration page)

Payment must be made at the time of registration either by cashiers check or money order.

There will be a $5.00 Admission Charge at the door. competitors and coaches will not be charged. 

no facility fee will be added to your total.

 

No refunds or future credits for missed performances. (this also includes weather)

Concessions will be provided. No outside food may be brought in.

All soloists and groups must check-in at the registration table. One adult may check-in all teams. 

Contest Director: Mary Anne spears, email: takethestage@comcast.net

Payments must be made via Cashiers Check or Money Order made to "Take the Stage Twirling Studio"

Mail to 303 Heatherton Road, Florence, AL 35633.

Entries/Payments postmarked after the cutoff date of 1/4/2020 will be returned.  No late entries will be accepted.