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Hello Parents, We’ve created this page to help answer questions you may have before,
during or after attending a Breakout Competition.

We are committed to providing an exciting, positive, and motivating competition
experience for your dancers, while keeping it stress-free for you.

If you have any questions that were not covered on this page,
please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.


1. Do you accept independent entries?

No, Breakout does not accept independent entries.

2. How can I find out when my child is scheduled to perform?

The exact competition schedule is sent to studio directors one week prior to the start date of the competition. We cannot release schedule information to parents. Please contact your studio director for this information.

3. When do I need to arrive at the competition with my dancer?

You should contact your studio director to find out when he/she wants you to arrive at the competition. Because we typically run early, we ask that dancers are ready to perform at least 1 hour prior to their scheduled performance time.

4. Is it there a fee to watch the competition?

No, all Breakout Competitions are open to the public.

5. How do I enter my child for photogenic?

We accept photogenic entries at our Merchandise Booth up until noon on Saturday. Our photogenic awards are given during the last group awards.

6. What is the exact location of the competition?

If you click on our Tour Dates tab you will see a list of our competitions, click the one you are attending and the address will be listed.

7. Will the competition be Live Streamed?

Although it is not guaranteed, we try our best to Live Stream all of our events. Live Streaming is dependent on a strong connection at the venue. We are unable to give advanced notice on whether an event will be Live Streamed.

8. How do I determine the level of my dancer(s)?

Studio Directors determine the level of each dancer based on criteria outlined in our rules.  Please visit this link: for more information on our levels.



1. I see an issue with my child’s entry, what do I do?

Please address this with your studio director. Breakout will only accept changes from the studio director.

2. Can I videotape or take photos of my child’s dance?

No, it is our policy at Breakout that there is NO photography or videography during any of the performances – this includes cell phones, iPads, cameras or any other recording device. You may take photos and videos during our award ceremonies. Breaking this rule is grounds for disqualification. All competitors will receive FREE photos and videos of their performances, after the event.

3. What’s the scoring range for adjudications?

Platinum Plus 291-300
Platinum 279-290.9
High Gold 267-278.9
Gold 255-266.9

4. Are overalls given in each level?

Yes, Breakout awards overall high scores in all 3 of our levels. The top 3, top 5 and top 10 will be awarded based on the number of entries per age, size and division.


1. Where can I get my child’s scores?

All scoring information is given to the studio director.

2. Where can I find the results of the competition?

Results will be available one week after the event. You can find them by clicking on the Tour Dates tab and selecting the event you attended.

3. How do I redeem a cash award that my child won?

As stated in our rules, all cash prizes are awarded to the studio.

4. How do I order an award?

Please visit our Merchandise Booth to order an award at the event. If you would like to order an award after the competition, please contact us via email. [email protected]

5. My child was chosen to be an All Star Performer; can you please explain what’s involved?

If a dancer is chosen as an All Star Performer at a Breakout event, they are eligible to participate in the Opening Number at any Beyond The Stars National Finals. The All Star Performers make up the cast of the opening number to the Ultimate Challenge at Beyond The Stars National Finals. Dancers who chose to participate in the opening number are required to be at every rehearsal, rehearsals take place each day of Nationals (schedule worked around the competition schedule). The performance takes place on the last day of Nationals. Dancers will receive a shirt to wear but must bring black jazz shorts. Rehearsal schedule will be sent to Studio Directors with the competition schedule.

6. What’s your mailing address? Phone number? Email?

Breakout Dance Competition
2850 Brunswick Pike Suite 1
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Phone: 609-873-8620

Email: [email protected]

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