Event Information

DANCE SPORT (STAGE)

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Overview

Dates

Saturday April 17, 2021

Location

Pub Station
2502 1st Ave N
Billings, MT 59101

Entry Fees

Solo: $35 per routine
Duo/Trio: $30 per dancer
Group (minimun of 4, no maximum): $25 per dancer
Adaptive: $10 per dancer
(no minimun or maximum limit of dancers in Adaptive)
(Absolutely no entries will be accepted after the deadline!)

Deadlines

Registration Deadline: March 31
Music Deadline: April 7

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Important Deadlines

Wednesday, March 31

Deadline for Master Studio Application, Entry Forms, and Master Routine Rosters.

(Absolutely no entries will be accepted after the deadline!)

Wednesday, April 7

Deadline for Music

Each Studio is responsible for submitting their music to the Big Sky State Games office by April 7, 2021.

All music MUST be pre-edited, named appropriately, and provided in an .mp3 format. Music on CD's or in other formats will no longer be accepted.

Music files (.mp3) may (1) be saved to a USB flash drive and hand delivered to Big Sky State Games office (which will also be used as a backup at the event), or (2) be saved to an online cloud service (such as DropBox or Google Drive), with the URL provided to music@bigskygames.org. USB flash drives only. Any media provided will be available immediately after the event for pickup. Please test all of your songs before you submit them.


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Competition Schedule

COVID-19 Guidelines

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Register Online

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*Processing fee of $4.00 will be in addition to the entry fee
No refunds unless the event is cancelled and cannot be rescheduled. The processing fee unfortunately cannot be refunded as those costs are incurred immediately upon registration through our third-party registration vendor.


If you cannot register online, click here to download a printable entry form.


Printable Enty Forms


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Local Accommodations

Welcome to Billings, Montana

Participants are responsible for securing their own lodging arrangements. The Big Sky State Games encourages all participants to make arrangements early. The hotels and campgrounds listed below support and contribute to the Big Sky State Games. Please contact them for your Big Sky State Games lodging. Ask for the BSSG Rate.

Major Sponsors / Sports Sponsors

KOA Kampground

Major Sponsor
547 Garden Ave.
Billings, MT 59101
406-252-3104

Billings Hotel and Convention Center

$94.00 plus tax and that includes a full hot breakfast each morning!
Use Code: BSG21

Sport Sponsor
1223 Mullowney Lane
Billings, MT 59101
406-248-7151

Boothill Inn

Sport Sponsor

242 East Airport Rd.
Billings, MT 59105
406-245-2000
1-866-266-8445


Judges Bio

Alison Woodward

Alison Woodward grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, and started dancing in creative movement classes at the age of 2. Moving into company at age 5 she studied ballet, jazz, lyrical, and hip hop, but tap continued to be a passion and resulted in multiple solo routines throughout her competition career. Traveling and competing throughout Phoenix, Las Vegas, and areas of California allowed her to take classes with amazing choreographers such as Joe Tremaine, Doug Caldwell, and Michael Rooney.

In college, while studying to be a Science Educator, Alison continued to take dance classes on the side. Working with such wonderful instructors as Michael Williams and Melissa Lowe at the University of Arizona. A few weeks in to Michael Williams tap class and Alison was soon called out to be an assistant and by the end of her college career she was helping teach the tap classes, conducting private lessons, and assisting Michael Williams during the Jazz in AZ convention classes.

Alison has always had a knack for teaching and since the age of 11 she has assisted, led warm-ups, and taught dance classes. This continued with numerous studios in the Tucson, Arizona area and eventually expanded to working competition choreography. Life changing events took Alison, and her husband, to Jacksonville, Alabama. She found work at a competitive studio in Rainbow City, but started her own competitive team, Calhoun Academy of Dance, in 2013. This past October Alison officially took over as studio Director. Calhoun Academy of Dance offers jazz, tap, lyrical, ballet, tumbling, baton, and clogging. Her competitive team competes throughout Alabama.

Kevin Godfrey

Kevin started dancing at the age of 15 after being bitten by the musical theater bug in High School. He tapped his way through such musicals as “42nd Street”, “Guys and Dolls,” and “Crazy for You.” He then went on to study dance at University of Arizona, receiving his BFA in Dance in 2003. There he studied and performed under teachers like Susan Quinn, Michael Williams, Melissa Lowe, and Amy Ernst. He also had the opportunity to study under master teachers such as Mia Michaels, Joe Tremaine, Sherry Zunker and members of Pilobolus, Houston Ballet, Paul Taylor Dance Company, and Martha Graham Dance Company. After graduating, Kevin studied at the EDGE under teachers like Adam Parson, Malaya, Doug Caldwell, Mandy Moore, and Teri Best. He then moved to San Diego and formed Eclectica Dance Theater for 5 years. He also taught for Malashock Dance Company and several studios in San Diego County.

Now in the Phoenix, Arizona area, Kevin is the Artist in Residence for the Dance Department at Grand Canyon University where he teaches all levels of Jazz and Ballet as well as choreography and research. He has choreographed several pieces for the GCu Ethington Dance Ensemble as well as the musicals "Anything Goes" and "The Drowsy Chaperone" for the theatre department. He has served as the ballet master for Phoenix Contemporary Dance Company as well as a faculty member for Arizona Dance Artistry and Phoenix Youth Ballet Theatre.

Kelly Page

Kelly is from Rainbow City, Alabama, where she is a choreographer for theater productions throughout the state. She teaches acrobatics, musical theater classes and directs local productions. Her most recent production was "Annie" and it received a Regional Broadway Award. Kelly grew up in dance, theater, gymnastics, and competitive cheer.

She was a UCA Allstar Cheerleader and won a National Championship with her competitive cheerleading squad. She continued to grow as a performer by performing in many professional and regional productions including "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" and "Anne of Green Gables."

Kelly began her choreography career when she was attending the University of Montevallo. While attending the University she cheered and was a member of their modern performance dance company, Orchesis. Kelly now loves to spread the love of dance and performance to the next generation.