2022 U.S. NATIONAL AMATEUR DANCESPORT CHAMPIONSHIPS
ATTIRE FOR SCHOOL SYLLABUS EVENTS - GIRLS
Girls entered in all School Syllabus events must dress as listed below.
1. A black skirt and a black top must be worn
(a) Plain or pleated with minimum 1 to maximum 3 half circles. One plain simple underskirt allowed which is no larger or longer than top layer, and is the same or similar color as the outer skirt
(b) No uneven hem lines, use of boning, frills, splits, openings, fishing line, horsehair, or edging (including "lettuce edging"). Edging or trim of any kind, including ribbon, satin, lace, sequins, etc, is not allowed. A simple hem is required.
(c) Length of skirt must be at least knee length.
(a) Necklines: Boat, high neck, v-neck, sweetheart, 'peter pan' collar, and regular collar are allowed. No lowcut necklines. Edging or trim of any kind, including ribbon, satin, lace, sequins, etc, is not allowed on the neckline
(b) Gathering or shirring on the bodice in parallel rows is not allowed
(c) Edging or trim on the bodice is not allowed
(a) Long, short, elbow length, cap, puff. or sleeveless styles are allowed
(b) Cannot be replaced by trimmings, frills, or edging on the shoulder line
(c) No "finger loops" allowed
(a) No glitter, metallic thread, or fabric creating pattern effects
(c) No use of feathers, fringes, bows, belts, frills or sequins
(d) Any use of color coordinated 'see through' fabric must be lined from waist to shoulder; for use on arms no lining is needed
(e) Lace (or similar fabric) is not allowed. Lycra, spandex, polyester, velvet, satin or jersey is encouraged.
6. Shoes and Socks
(a) Shoes - Elementary School girls must wear shoes with heels that are no higher than 1.5 inches, including if they dance up a level. Junior High School and High School girls are not restricted by any heel height.
(b) Socks: White ankle socks (lace allowed), natural colored pantyhose, or fishnet tights.
(a) Trunks are required if the movement of the skirt would reveal this area.
8. Accessories, jewelry, and makeup
(a) No use of arm bands, chokers or headbands
(b) No decoration is allowed on dress or in hair
(c) No jewelry is allowed, other than one simple earring in each ear (no dangling earrings allowed)
(d) Neutral or lightly shaded lipstick is allowed for Elementary School girls, as well as mascara and blush. Elementary School girls are not allowed to wear eye liner, eye shadow, false eyelashes, lip liner, and severe or extreme colors of lipstick (including, but not limited to, hot pink, red, black, brown, etc). Competition makeup is allowed for Junior High School and High School girls.
ATTIRE FOR SCHOOL SYLLABUS EVENTS - BOYS
Boys entered in all School Syllabus events must dress as listed below.
(a) Must be black
(b) High waist optional
(c) Underfoot strap optional
(d) Satin stripes are allowed.
(a) Plain white long sleeved collared shirt only (no wing collars)
(b) No pleats or ribbing
(c) Sleeves to be worn at wrist length
3. Sweaters and vests are not allowed.
4. Tie - Black color only, may be either straight or bow
5. Socks - Black only
6. Shoes- no restrictions
7. Materials - Fabrics must be plain, ie: cotton, polyester, cotton/polyester blend, wool blend
(a) No satin or shiny fabrics
(b) No rhinestones, glitter, metallic thread, patterns or sequins allowed
(c) Decorations - not allowed
8. Makeup - Not allowed
9. Hairstyle - Long hair must be worn in a pony tail
[December 23, 2021]