YAGP ANNOUNCES NEW CASH AWARDS

$125,000 in cash prizes at the U.S. and Canada semi-finals
$125,000 in cash prizes at the YAGP 2023 Season Finals
 
As we begin our 2023 season, we are thrilled to share some good news: to encourage our participants and to recognize all the incredible young dance talent, YAGP will now offer cash prizes at every U.S. and Canada Semi-finals. More than $125,000 will be awarded in cash prizes at the U.S. and Canada semi-finals, and another $125,000 will be awarded at the YAGP 2023 Season Finals, including $10,000 for the recipient of the YAGP 2023 Grand Prix Award.
 
Here are the Cash Prizes offered at the YAGP US-Canada semi-finals:
 
 
SENIOR AGE DIVISION
 
Grand Prix Award: $500
1st Place (Classical, Contemporary): $400
 
 
JUNIOR AGE DIVISION
 
Youth Grand Prix Award: $400
1st Place (Classical, Contemporary): $300
 
 
PRE-COMPETITIVE AGE DIVISION
 
Hope Award: $300
 
 
ENSEMBLES*
 
Judges’ Choice Award: $1000
 
Large Ensembles (5+ dancers)
1st Place: $500
 
Small Ensembles (Pas de Deux, Duets, Trios, or Ensembles of 4 dancers)
1st Place: $300
 
 
*If the school received first place for multiple ensembles , the cash prize will be awarded to an ensemble with the highest score.