Effective January 2013
Individual points are obtained by placing in NASDE Classic, Showcase, Strictly Swing and Jack & Jill categories. Competitors are eligible to participate in any and all categories, per event, as the individual event rules allow. For 2013, competitors can earn points for Classic OR Showcase, Champion SS, AND, Champion J&J.
Points are awarded to each male and female competitor placing in a category as follows:
CLASSIC AND SHOWCASE
- Place/Points: 1/10, 2/9, 3/8, 4/7, 5/6, 6/5, 7/4, 8/3, 9/2, 10/1
STRICTLY SWING (3 Placements)
- Place/Points: 1/3, 2/2, 3/1. Point Award is not made past the 3rd place. The point award priority is Showcase and Classic.
The $25,200 prize fund is distributed, based on total points awarded at the end of the tour, to male and female competitors placing as follows:
In the event of a tie, the prize money for the placements involved will be added together and divided equally.
Member events must offer Classic and Showcase categories with Strictly Swing category optional, and pay a minimum prize fund of $1000 per category at their event.
- Place/Points: 1/3, 2/2, 3/1, Point Award is not made past the 3rd place. The point award priority is Showcase and Classic.
- The highest level NON Champion/Invitational Jack and Jill
- Place Points: 1st place 10 points, 2nd place 9 points, 3rd 8 points, 4th 7 points, 5th 6 points, All finalists 1 point.