EVALUATIONS AND AWARDS
ShowMakers® will offer a non-competitive atmosphere in which learning will be the primary focus. Our awards system will accentuate teamwork and instill dedication.
Trophies and plaques will be awarded to those groups receiving
DIVISION I (1 routine), SWEEPSTAKES (for 2 routines/ 3 routines at officer camp),
OUTSTANDING HOME ROUTINE PERFORMANCE, MOST OUTSTANDING HOME ROUTINE,
OUTSTANDING CAMP DANCE PERFORMANCE, MOST OUTSTANDING CAMP DANCE,
(OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY PERFORMANCE, MOST OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY ROUTINE – officer camp)
OUTSTANDING TEAM OF THE DAY (daily), MOST DISPLINED (daily), MOST SPIRITED, MOST ADMIRED,
Ribbons awarded daily to outstanding individuals in most dance sessions
All-Star Dancer♦Miss High Kick♦Miss Leaps♦Miss Turns
Miss ShowMaker♦Individuals will receive trophies, medals and ribbons.
Event Opportunities Include:
2011 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (in conjunction with Spirit of America)
2012 Capital One Bowl (ESP Productions)
WHAT TO BRING (DORM): Twin bed sheets, pillow, blanket, towels, toiletries, kneepads, alarm clock, money for camp store.
MEALS: Begin at noon the first day and end with lunch the last day. Meals are provided for resident students and directors only. Hotel Camps: resident fee includes 3 lunches, 2 dinners (breakfast on your own). Embassy Suites Hotel (Officer Camp): resident fee ALSO includes 2 breakfasts (3 if early resident arrival).
HOUSING: Air-conditioned facilities are provided at all campus sites. All Hotel sites will require four students per room. . (Embassy Suites allows 5 per room with a limited amount of rooms available.) College sites will require two students per room.
REGISTRATION: Complete the printable registration form or click here to register for officer/social officer camp, hotel camps or non-hotel camps. Deposits should be sent promptly to our office. A confirmation/information packet will be e-mailed to the director (e-mail address required). See registration form for payment policy and deposit deadlines.
REFUND POLICY: Blinn Camp: Full refunds less a $25 processing fee will be given providing a written notice is received 10 days prior to the camp. After this time no refunds will be issued. Refunds will be mailed from our office and may not be applied to other student’s registration balances. Hotel Camps: Refunds will not be issued after the registration deadline, as all money has been committed to the hotel through contract agreement.
INSURANCE/MEDICAL: Each student will be responsible for medical expenses due to illness or injury that may occur at camp. ShowMakers carries a $1 million accident insurance policy required by all host colleges. Each participant must submit medical release forms signed by their parent/guardian. These forms will be included in the confirmation packet.
EARLY ARRIVAL: Extra night for Blinn College is $17/person (meals not included). Extra night fee for all Hotel Camps are included in the cost listed by the classification of each room.
HOTEL: Reservations for officer and drill/pep camp hotel rooms will not be made unless room list is submitted online (or via fax). Deposits must be received by the specified deadline. Final reservations will NOT be made unless deposit is received.
DIRECTOR/CHAPERONE FEE: Directors bringing 25 students or more to Blinn line camp will be allowed to attend free of charge. All other adults will be charged a reduced rate of $185 to cover room and board. Commuting directors will be charged $135 ($150 for officer camp). Director/Chaperone Resident Embassy Suites Hotel, Hilton North, Omni Hotel Camp: see registration form for fees.
CHAPERONES: All teams and officer lines must be accompanied by an adult chaperone. If your group is unable to send a chaperone, contact the ShowMakers office to make arrangements.
CAMP COST: The price per camp for resident students is listed by camp location. This price includes room, board and all camp activities. Dance commuters and commuting directors do not receive meals or housing. Each camp price is based on two nights and three days with the exception of a private camp.
CAMP ARRIVAL: Camp registration will be from 8 - 9 am. with the first session beginning at 9:50 am.(10 am. at
officer camp). The departure time for final day will be approximately 4:45 pm. (5:15 pm. at officer camp).
HOME ROUTINE EVALUATION: This evaluation is held on the first evening of camp. Teams/officer groups will be given a I, II, or III rating. Highest scoring teams will be recognized and awarded plaques on the final day of camp. In addition, a “Most Outstanding Home Routine” award will be given to the school with the highest score. *All evaluations count toward final day camp trophies. Teams and officer groups have the option of participating.