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Team Tuition & Competition Fees

Team Tuition:

Team tuition covers the weekly dance classes for Team. Team Tuition varies depending on your dancers team. 

Options for payment is explained below:


Option 1:  Pay in full for the 2022-2023 dance year. Must notify staff at individual zoom meeting.  A 5% discount if paid by check before Sept 1, 2023. 


Option 2:  2022-2023 tuition divided evenly over 10 months.  Payment will be withdrawn on the 1st of every month from September - June. 


Regional Competition Fees:

Regional competition fees cover the required 3 competitions each team travels to throughout the dance season.

Options for payment is explained below:


Option 1:  Pay in full for the 2022-2023 regional competition dance year. Must notify staff at individual zoom meeting.  Must be paid by 12/31/22


Option 2:  2022-2023 regional comp fees will be divided over 6 payments.  Payment will be withdrawn on the 15th of every month from Aug - Jan  


Media Fees:

Some competition companies have moved to a required Media Fee Model.  Typically the cost is around $25-$35 per dancer, and includes access to all your child's professional photos and videos of their dances from that Regional competition fees cover the required 3 competitions each team travels to throughout the dance season.


Due Date:  TBD


Choreography Fees:

Choreography fees for most group dance are included in your tuition.  Solos/Duos/Trios have an additional cost for individual choreography.  In addition to Solo/Duo/Trios, as the company grows, we strive to provide opportunities to our dancers, including guest choreographers from across the US.                                           

Guest Choreography Fees:  Guest choreography fees range in price from $50 -$300 per dancer depending on the number of children in the piece and where we are flying the  choreographer in from.  If your child has been invited to participate in one of these pieces, it will be indicated on their placement sheet.                                                     

Due Date:  TBD


Choreography Fees:

Solos, duos and trios have a one time choreography fee that is paid directly to the choreographer.  The               choreography fee is $300 per dance.

Solos - $300 

Duos - $150/dancer

Trios - $100/dancer 


Due Date:  Due before scheduling first choreography rehearsal

 Nationals Competition Fees:

Nationals competition fees cover the 1 National competition for Full Company.  National competition fees will be given once our 2021 Nationals Competition is decided.  (Nationals fees are not included in the Regional Competition payments)

Options for payment is explained below:


Option 1:  Pay in full for the 2022-2023 Nationals competition.  (Due date TBD)  

Production, Costume & Accessory Fees

Costume Fees:

Costume fees are broken down into two payments for our dance families.  Deposits are taken early in the season in order for SDC to purchase the costumes.  Balances are due after the first of the year once the final costume is designed.  (rhinestones, accessories, alterations, etc)


Costume Deposits:   Costume deposits are $45 per costume.  (Due date: SEE TEAM CALENDAR)


Costume Balances:   Costume balances will be given as soon as possible. (Due date: SEE TEAM CALENDAR)


Production Fees:

Production fee covers many things through the dance year.  Music rights, music editing software, music storage, etc.  These are costs associated with the production of weekly classes, competition dances, and recital. 


Production Fee:  Production fee is $35 per dancer  (Due date: SEE TEAM CALENDAR)


Warm-up & Team Bag:

Company members will be required to own one company jacket, warm-up pants and a team bag.  These items will need to be replaced when needed.

New Team Members Order Form:  Click Here

Returning Members Order Form:  Click Here

Shoes, Tights, Accessories & MakeUp:

All company members will need to purchase tights, performance shoes, earrings and hair clips to be worn at competition only.  Shoes and tights should be replaced as needed.   Female dancers will need to purchase matching team make up.


Shoes/Tights/Accessories/MakeUp form:  Click Here

Fundraising Profits


ALL individual fundraising profits go directly to your dancer's account!  Our fundraising committee offers many opportunities throughout the year.  Dances may take part in as many or as few as they would like!  

How fundraising profits are credited to dancer:


First: All fundraising profits are taken off dancer's competition fees starting with the last month.  While we offer a monthly payment plan for competition fees, SDC pays competition fees in full at the beginning of the season.  Applying fundraising to competition fees first helps  SDC to cover comp cost immediately. 

Ex.  Dancer owes $100 a month Sept - June for competition fees.  Dancer makes $25 in their first fundraiser.  The $25 would come off of June comp fees, bringing the cost down to $75 for June. 


Second: After all comp fees are covered, dancer may apply fundraising to their choice (tuition, costume deposits, costume balances)


SDC holds team fundraisers such as car wash, Mom-to-Mom sale, etc.  These are fun, team bonding events that help with some of the extras for team events and costs.  

Team Fundraising Profits help with: 


Events:  Prizes for Dance-a-thon, paper products for Dance-a-thon, Spirit week items, extra rehearsal snacks, prop trailer storage, prop trailer maintenance, etc. 



Families with multiple dancers at SDC will receive a 7% discount on tuition for each dancer.

Paid in Full:

Families will receive a 5% discount off tuition if paid in full with check before the start of the season.


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