Acro – A routine that consists of acrobatic moves incorporated with dance.

Ballet – Includes classical or contemporary ballet movement and technique.  Ballet slippers only.

Lyrical – Dancers interpret the lyrics, mood and content of the music.

Pointe – Must include classical or contemporary pointe technique and steps.  Pointe shoes only.

Jazz – Contains traditional jazz movements and techniques.

Tap – Contains tap movements and techniques.

Clogging – Contains clogging movements and techniques.

Contemporary – A style of jazz dance favoring movement deriving from the expression of the music and inner feeling.

Hip-Hop – Street or contemporary jazz-funk. (multiple tricks are allowed)

Musical Theatre – A routine interpreting a song from Broadway or Movie Musical.

Open – Any style of dance or combination of styles.