TWIRLING UNLIMITED CALENDAR of EVENTS
(check individual brochures for specifics)
Open contests: 15 days before competition
Regional contests: 21 days before competition
Open contests: Wednesday (10 or 11 days ahead)
Regional Contests: Wednesday (17 days ahead for Regional & Group events)
PHONE & FAX Deadlines (open contests only)
Wednesday (10 or 11 days ahead) NOTE: No group entries accepted by phone.
TU Headquarters is NOT open on Friday, Saturday or Sunday! Please call in individual entries any time M-TH from 8a.m.-7pm. 330-666-1163 OR 330-666-1162
We will not accept any phone, FAX or online entries on Friday for that weekend's competition(s). If you have not entered a contest by Thursday (2 or 3 days ahead), you must wait and pay the late entry fee AT the competition.
(Note: "No Shows" who do not notify us by Thursday before the contest will be charged a processing fee.)
Solo & Duet Dance, Solo & Duet Show Routine, Solo Dance Twirl, Solo & Duet Pom, Solo & Duet Color Guard
After Monday (5:00 pm) before the competition, late entries for solo events with individual music will only be accepted for "comments only" (no awards) and they will be placed at the end of the prepared performance order. Entry information must be RECEIVED by Monday at 5:00.
Late Entries for group events will be cut off on Monday (5:00 pm) before the competition. NO entries for group events will be accepted after that (including the day of contest). Entry information must be RECEIVED by Monday at 5:00.
GROUP coaches: If you submitted an entry for group events (for any competition) and have not received an order of performance via e-mail by TUESDAY evening before the competition, please call the office or email email@example.com to verify that your entry has been received!
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Upcoming Contests & Events
Note: Beginning Jan 1, 2020 the cutoff day for accepting Groups and Solo/Duet entries for Individual Music events
(Show Routines, Solo Dance Twirl, Dance events, Pom, Color Guard) will be SUNDAY, 6 days before competition.
Jan 19 - Canton, OH - Oakwood MS - Baton & Dance (tentative)*
Jan 25 - Kittanning, PA - Armstrong Jr/Sr High - Baton & Dance
Feb 1 - Ida, MI - Ida HS
Feb 2 - Lancaster, PA - Lancaster Country Day School - Baton & Group Dance
Feb 8 - Mt Vernon, OH - Mt Vernon MS - Valentine Fiesta - Baton & Dance
Feb 22 - Curwensville, PA - Curwensville HS - Winter Classic - Baton & Dance
Feb 23 - Canton, OH - Faircrest Memorial MS - Baton & Dance (tentative)*
Feb 29 - Altoona, PA - Altoona Junior High - Baton & Dance (tentative)*
Mar 7 - Flinton, PA - Glendale Area Jr/Sr HS - Baton & Dance (tentative)*
Mar 14 - Hubbard, OH Hubbard HS - REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Mar 21 - S Charleston, WV - S Charleston HS - Baton & Dance (tentative)*
Mar 22 - Portage, PA - Portage Area Jr/Sr HS - Baton & Dance (tentative)*
Mar 29- Canton, OH - Faircrest Memorial MS - Baton & Dance (tentative)*
Apr 4 - Loretto, PA - St Francis University (tentative)*
Apr 11 - Slippery Rock, PA - Slippery Rock University - Easter Eggstravaganza - Baton & Dance
Apr 11 - Sissonville, WV - Sissonville HS - Baton & Dance
Apr 18 - Lagrange, IN - Prairie Heights HS - REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Apr 18 - Saxonburg, PA - Knoch HS - Baton & Dance
Apr 18 - Geneva, OH - Geneva HS - Baton & Dance
Apr 18 - Scranton, PA - Holy Rosary Rec Center
Apr 25 - W Salem, OH - Northwestern HS - Baton & Dance
Apr 25 - Kittanning, PA - Armstrong Jr/Sr HS - Baton & Dance
Apr 25- Metamora, OH - Evergreen HS (tentative)*
Apr 25 - St Marys, Ontario - St Marys DCI - Stonetown Batonfest
May 2 - Sissonville, WV - Sissonville HS - REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
May 9 - Ingersoll, Ontario - Ingersoll DCVI (tentative)*
May 23 - York, PA - York County Tech School - REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
July 10-11-12 - Canton, OH - TU Internationals
*Tentative normally means that the school has not been confirmed but approval has been given. No brochures are available for competitions marked tentative.
Additional contests may be scheduled - watch the calendar for future developments!
We do NOT cancel any competitions - unless the roads are closed by the Highway Patrol. If this is necessary, we will put a notice on the front page of the TU website.
A system of flexible awards is used at all TU open contests. This means that the number of awards presented increases as the number of contestants increases as follows:
3 or less contestants: 1st trophy, 2nd and 3rd medals
4-7 contestants: 1st & 2nd trophies, 3rd medal
8-10 contestants: 1st, 2nd, 3rd trophies
11-14 contestants: 1st, 2nd, 3rd trophies, 4th, 5th medals
15-20 contestants: 5 trophies
21-25 contestants, 6 trophies