All American

DX AMERICUP All American Talent & Scholastics Scholarship Program                                         

Updated 07.25.18        <<< BACK to DX AmeriCup                                                                

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The DX All American scholarship program recognizes individuals who encompass the whole package. All American candidates are required to:

  1. Remit a headshot or photo of themselves (for the program book

  2. Email headshot to SUBJECT LINE: Event Name (AmeriCup), First & Last Name, Team/Org Name - AA

  3. Submit a resume outlining school, dance, and community service

  4. Submit a 1,000 word [or less] essay on "Why I Love To Dance"

  5. Submit a school transcript for the grading period closest to the AmeriCup date with a current GPA highlighted

  6. Perform a solo routine, on site - can be a shortened version of a group or solo routine - [max time 1:30] / Your solo talent presentation score will be applied to BOTH the All American and the Performer of the Year events. Dancers will only dance one time.

  7. Participate in a private, two-minute interview, on site, with DX judges - wear team warmup, costume, or interview attire. The choice is yours.

  8. Submit a letter of recommendation from coach or school teacher - one required/may submit more

  9. Attend the Semi-formal Awards Banquet on Saturday night - candidates required to purchase a banquet ticket.

    • Additional tickets may be purchased for, coaches and guests

  10. Fill out and attach the DX All American Cover Sheet to the top of your paperwork PDF WORD

  11. Postmark registration materials by January 15th

The top three places in each division will be announced during the Banquet. Finalists will posted on Saturday. Finalists will be reintroduced on stage during Saturday evening's Semi-Formal Awards Banquet and the winner will be announced at that time.


  • All Candidates receive All American medals for participating

  • OVERALL HIGH POINT RECIPIENT: a jacket, crown, award & scholarships

    • 6+ entries- $250 scholarship certificate & $225 3D Dance Convention scholarship

    • 1-5 entries - $150 scholarship certificate & $100 3D Dance Convention scholarship

  • TALENT CHAMPION: will perform their award winning routine on stage during the banquet, as well as receive, an award & 3D Convention scholarship certificate

    • 6+ entries - $50 3D scholarship certificate

    • 1-5 entries - $25 3D scholarship certificate

  • INTERVIEW CHAMPION: award & scholarship certificate

    • 6+ entries - $50 scholarship certificate

    • 1-5 entries - $25 scholarship certificate

  • TRANSCRIPT CHAMPION: award & $50 scholarship certificate

    • Junior, Teen & Senior divisions only

    • 6+ entries - $50 scholarship certificate

    • 1-5 entries - $25 scholarship certificate

    • no grades for Mini and/or Petite candidates

  • PAPERWORK CHAMPION (Essay & Resume): award & scholarship certificate

    • 6+ entries - $50 scholarship certificate

    • 1-5 entries - $25 scholarship certificate

Click here for DX Individual & Small Group Divisions



  • MINI: Kamarah Mersha from Shining Fame Performance

  • PETITE Madelyn Regan from Brookfield Center for the ARts

  • JUNIOR: Olivia Odenbrett from Dynamic Dance

  • TEEN: Ashtyn Larson from Champion Legacy

  • SENIOR: Brooke Peterson from Champion Leg