Costume Specifications - Adult, Under 21, Youth, Junior I&II

2021 U.S. NATIONAL FORMATION TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS COSTUME SPECIFICATIONS FOR:

ADULT AMATEUR
YOUTH
JUNIOR I
JUNIOR II

Below are the costume specifications for all amateur costumed events. No entry will be considered fully accepted without final costume approval. Pictures may be emailed in advance for approval to Sharon Holman at sharon_holman@byu.edu.  Costumes not meeting the specifications below will not be allowed.  For additional questions contact Sharon @ 801-623-2911 (mobile).


WOMEN (design and fabric use specificaions):

Bodice:
§  Solid colored (non-transparent) fabric must be used on all sides of the bodice from the top of the bust line down and on the back of the bodice up to five inches above the waist.
§  The use of skin-toned fabric on the bodice to give the appearance of cut-outs is not allowed
§  Low cut/revealing necklines are not allowed

Shoulders: (must use one of the following options)
§   Must be covered with colored solid or sheer fabric
- or -
§   Minimum of one inch colored strap over each shoulder

Skirts:
§  Must be a solid (non-transparent) fabric that covers the legs to mid thigh when not in motion
§  Skirts may be broken or slitted from the trunk line down, but must cover the legs completely to mid-thigh when not in motion

Other:
§  Fishnet stockings are required for Latin, Rhythm and Smooth events
§   Regular cut dance trunks are required (no skin tone fabrics allowed)


MEN

Shirts:
§  Neck lines may be open to the bottom of the sternum
§  Sheer fabric may only be used on the arms
§  No sleeveless shirts


GENDER NEUTRAL COUPLES

§  
Must wear costumes/clothing specific to your gender
§  Men, when dancing as either the leader or follower: tail suit, tuxedo, or a man's Latin costume (according to the style) that complies with the costume requirements listed above
§  Women when dancing as the follower: a costume (according to the syle) that complies with the costume requirements listed above
§  Women when dancing as the leader: a pant suit type of costume


[January 5, 2021]