GEMS

DES MOINES

IOWA

DES MOINES, IA

FEBRUARY 21-22

Franklin Junior High Auditorium
4801 Franklin Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
franklinjrhigh.com

Friday: VIP Event 7pm – 9pm

Saturday: Competition 8am – 8pm

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COMPETITION DETAILS

Welcome to the unicorn of dance competitions, designed by studios for studios. In our magical dance competition land, you’ll find awesome perks for parents, dancers and studio staffers, lots of love, fun and positive energy at non-crazy prices.

VIP EVENT

Friday, February 21st

 

Studio owners and staff are invited to join us for our VIP event with delicious cocktails and delightful nibbles, early check-in, staff gift packs and an exclusive workshop from Dance Marketer magazine. Valued at $350, this is a killer GEMS perk! 

COMPETITION

Saturday, February 22nd

 

Doors open @ 7am  | Start @ 8am

Dressing Rooms: Provided for both male and female dancers

Stage: This is an auditorium stage, approximately 30′ wide and 20′ deep. Wings on both sides of the stage, but no backstage access; all dancers enter and exit from stage right.

Flooring: GEMS brings our own Marley flooring to each event. Venue floor underneath is 1.5″x 3″ tongue and groove fir over .75″ plywood on 2″ x 12″ joists covered with thin carpeting. Tap microphones added for improved clarity.

Props: limited storage in hallway at stage right. Items can be brought in from hallway doors or via receiving dock with advanced notice. Small cart available.

Schedules: Draft schedules are provided 14 days in advance of the event to check for issues, and final schedules are provided 10 days before event. Have special scheduling needs? Our high-tech scheduler can handle it!

Score Sheets: We’re computer geeks, so you leave our event with score sheets in hand. Video adjudication recordings are available within 3 business days.

 

JUDGES

You’ll LOVE our judges

 

EXCLUSIVE IDA JUDGES

All of our judges are provided by Impact Dance Adjudicators. They provide awesome voice adjudication overlaid with live video of your entries so you can see their feedback in real time.  We make actionable feedback wrapped in love and positivity a priority, so you get something to help grow your team but also feel good about sharing.

FREE STUFF

No nickels, no dimes! 

FREE GIFT FOR EVERY DANCER

FREE GLOSSY COLOR PROGRAMS

FREE ENTRY FOR AUDIENCE

FREE PARKING

HOTEL

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