Jackpot Information

Overall Top Teacher Prize Money

  1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th Totals
Prize Money+ bonus! $6,000 $4,000 $2,000 $1,000 $750 $500 $14250
Min. Entries Req. 200 150 125 100 75 75  
Top Female Teacher $1500 $1000 $500       $3000

To qualify for Overall Top teacher, a teacher must submit a minimum number as shown below. Top Teacher points follow the World Dancesport Series rules except no bonus points will be given.

Visit www.dancesportseries.com for complete details. All entries must be danced to count towards Top Teacher. All uncontested and discounted (i.e. Junior, etc.) entries will be full points.

Student/Student Freestyle and Solo entries DO NOT count toward Top Teacher awards, however, they WILL count towards Top Teacher Bonus monies.

Amateur couple entries in multi dance competitions DO NOT count towards Top Teacher or Bonus awards.

Teacher Bonus $$$

Bonus $$$ awarded regardless of Top Teacher Placements!!

  Bonus $
V.I.P. Club: 100-199 Entries $100
Winner's Circle: Dance 200-299 Entries $250
High Rollers 300+ Entries $500

This money is paid in addition to any Top Teacher Prize. Any teacher who dances a minimum of 100 Pro/Am and/or has student/student entries will receive the amounts shown above.

Top Teacher Per Style

Vegas Open recognizes that many Teachers compete with their students in only one style, therefore some years ago we decided to implement "Top Teacher per Style" Awards. There are no minimum entry requirements, these awards are entirely based on our points system. 

  Smooth Standard Rhythm Latin Niteclub Total Purse
Top Overall per Style $500 $500 $500 $500 $500 $2500
Top Female $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $1500

Pro-Am Scholarships

All closed divisions will be invigilated using the current NDCA list of elements and restrictions. Penalties may be given without warning for any syllabus infractions!

  1st 2nd 3rd Total Purse
Open A, B, C, Senior, & Gents $400 $250 $100 $15000
Closed Bronze A, B, C, Senior, & Gents $200 $150 $100 $9000
Closed Silver A, B, C , Senior, & Gents $200 $150 $100 $9000
Closed Gold A, B, C, Senior, & Gents $200 $150 $100 $9000

Professional Prize Money

Pro Schedule as follows: All Rising Stars Friday Eve. Showdance Friday Eve. Open Rhythm, Smooth, Latin & Ballroom Saturday Eve.

  1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th Total Purse
Open Professional $1,500 $1,000 $600 $400 $200 $100 $15200
Rising Star $600 $400 $200 $100 $75 $50 $4500
Cabaret $600 $400 $200 $100 $75 $50 $1425

Amateur Open Scholarships

All Amateur Scholarships Saturday Evening. Prize $ given in Smooth, Rhythm, Latin, and Ballroom.

  Prize $ Total Purse
1st Place $300 $1200
2nd Place $200 $800
3rd Place $100 $300