AC Due Dates & Policies

AmeriCup Due Dates & Policies

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Updated 02.01.19


DX reserves the right to alter competition days, move event to a new venue, and/or cancel the event if necessary. The event will will go on no matter the weather and refunds will not be given for no shows.

All dancers must have a signed waiver on file BEFORE competition weekend or the dancer and/or studio will not be allowed to compete. No fees will be refunded. The waiver is valid for one competition season and must be signed each year.

 With a full-time staff on hand both at DX headquarters and on site at competitions, DX is available.

Specific policies are necessary in order to coordinate an event of this magnitude. Teams must adhere to due dates or late fees will be applied. 

Finalizing Your Account

In order to be placed on the competition schedule, by January 15th your account must:

  1. have all waivers signed and returned

  2. be paid in full

  3. account finalized

Late Fees 

Payments must be postmarked on or before the due date listed above in order to avoid the following late fee charges. Dates listed are when late fees will be applied.

  • January 16 - $100 late fee added to account

  • February 1 - $100 late fee added to account

  • February 2 - $25 additional late fee applied per day up to the event start date


  • All dancers are required to stay at one of the DX hotel properties, unless they live within a 50 mile radius of Minneapolis. Team blocks must be reserved through the coach on the team account.

  • 24 hr. - $25 per room after the reservation is made is non-refundable.

  • Rooms are a "guaranteed sale" once confirmed and paid - all fees are non-refundable after the 24 hr. time frame. Make sure you know what day you want the room. Typically guests stay Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.

  • A $50 charge may be applied for changes (e.g., names on room) per DX's discretion This fee only applies for changing names on a room.

  • Early departures may be subject to penalty fees set by the hotel.

  • Once the DX room block is filled, guests may need to pay the hotel's prevailing rates for additional rooms and/or night.



Payment due dates

Payments and paperwork will NOT be accepted at the event.

  • $500 Deposit - Non-refundable deposit due at the time of registration to lock into a rate AND secure your placement at the AmeriCup.

    • $2,000 Deposit to secure VIP status

  • December 15 - 50% of current balance

  • January 15 - 100% account balance

  • January 15 - ALL PAPERWORK and registration also due on this date

    • All American Paperwork & Headshot

    • Performer of the Year Headshot

    • Super Star - Jump, Leap, Kick and/or Turn

    • Dance Team Challenge

    • Purple Party

    • Event Hoodie Pre-order

    • Awards Banquet Tickets & Meal Choices

    • Distinguished Leader Nominee & Headshot

    • Coach of the Year Recommendation(s)

    • Coach Headshots

  • February 11 - Music Submitted

    • MUSIC
      Music must be uploaded to your account.  DX requires that all studios bring a backup CD, iPod, or USB for all performances in the event of a malfunction of the original music submitted. Music can be picked up at the info desk at the conclusion of each awards session. CD’s that are not claimed at the end of the competition will be discarded unless previous arrangements were made with the DX office.

TEAM / COMPETITION Cancellation Policy

All team/competition cancellations must be submitted in writing by emailing  Subject line must include the account number and your name.

December 1st

  • Any team / competition cancellations on or before December 2nd will incur a $50 per person charge plus the $500 non-refundable deposit, along with, all a la carte item costs. The remainder of the packages will be refunded. This does not include hotel fees.

December 2nd

  • All fees are non-refundable.

Payment Options

  1. School or organization checks only.

  2. No personal checks accepted from organizations. Guests may remit checks.

  3. No checks of any kind accepted after January 1. Money orders OR cashier's check ONLY.

  4. A 3.5% processing fee is added to all credit card charges and/or refunds.

    • Be sure to include team name and account number on the memo line.

    • Money orders, cashier's checks, or credit cards are the only forms accepted February 1 or later.

Checks Payable To

DX AmeriCup


DX AmeriCup  •  PO Box 939  •  Anoka, MN 55303


DX AmeriCup • 854 River Lane, Anoka MN 55303


Returned Checks

A $50 service fee will be added to your account for each returned check and must be paid prior to the competition in order for your team to compete.

Credit Card Payments

Make payment directly on your account.