DANCING UNDER AFRICAN SKIES boasts the highest Pro-Am scholarship purses and instructor incentives in South Africa.

Instructor incentives

Instructors who dance between 75 and 120 single dance entries with students will receive $5 back for every entry. Instructors with more than 120 single dance entries will receive $10 back for every entry. Instructors who dance a minimum of 10 multi-dance sections and/or scholarship sections with students, will receive $5 per section.

Top Instructor award

1st: $1000

2nd: $750

3rd: $500

  • These awards go to the instructors with the most single dance entries (120 single dance entries required to qualify). 

Pro-Am scholarship purses

1st: $700

2nd: $500

3rd: $300

  • 10 single dance entries required to enter a scholarship championship. Full prize money will be paid out if an event has at least 6 entries. If a scholarship event has 3-5 entries, 50% of the prize money will be paid out. If a scholarship event has less than 3 entries, 25% of the prize money will be paid out.

Amateur couple purses

The winning couple in each amateur couple Challenge of Champions section will receive two-thirds of the total entry fee received for that section (i.e if there are 10 entries, the total entry fees will be ZAR3000 and the winning couple will receive ZAR2000).

Professional purses

1st: $750

 2nd: $500

3rd: $300

  • Full prize money will be paid out if an event has at least 6 entries. If a professional section has 3-5 entries, 50% of the prize money will be paid out. If a professional section has less than 3 entries, 25% of the prize money will be paid out.

For further terms and conditions, please see Rules and Policies.

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