About Headliners

Headliners has been recognized for honesty and integrity in the competition industry for 28 years. As a family business, run by a former competition team teacher/dance parent (Shari Tomasiello), we offer a true competition experience. Our focus is on realistic scoring, developing relationships, and offering support to and enriching the dance community.

Headliners offers more than just a trophy. We offer opportunities.

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    NEW FOR 2018:

  • Media included free

    All Photos and Videos are now included FREE with NO ADDITIONAL FEES.
  • All New Awards

    Include Entertainment Award, Technical Excellence, and Headliners Spirit Award.
  • 3 Scoring Criteria

    Headliners now scores routines based on Technique, Presentation, and Choreography/Creativity.
  • Levels Based on Ability

    Competitive Levels are officially based on technical ability and execution of movments. See our 2018 E-Brochure for descriptions!
  • Studio of Excellence

    As a Platinum Member of the Association of Dance Conventions & Competitions, Headliners is proud to add this prestigious award to all of our events.
  • Dance Dreams

    Partnering with Dance Dreams, Headliners now offers an exclusive award including invitation and discounted pricing to this invitation-only event!
  • ADCC Scholarships

    Dancers who compete at 2 or more ADCC Member competitions have the unique opportunity to apply for an ADCC College Scholarship.
  • Oklahoma City

    Headliners dancers are now invited to attend OKCU's High School Dance Workshops! Studios can nominate dancers for attendance scholarships!


  • 3 levels of Competition

    Novice (Non-Competitive), Hollywood (Recreational), and Broadway (Competitive).
  • Realistic Scoring

    Dancers compete against an adjudicated awards system with awards based on scores received. Awards do not start at gold.
  • Scheduling

    Events start no earlier than 8AM and end by 10PM. Friday events always begin after school hours.
  • Highly Qualified Judges

    All of our judges are required to have extensive training and teaching experience.
  • Venue

    All events are held on a stage with a minimum performance space of 40'x28'.
  • Event Standards

    Include assigned dressing rooms, marley floor, and professional-quality audio.
  • Video Critiques

    Are provided to studios on site via flashdrive with your score sheets before you leave the event.
  • Trophy or Charity Program

    Gives you the option to donate the value of your trophy(s) to charity instead of receiving one at the awards ceremony.
  • Cash Awards

    We are proud to award upwards of $25,000 in cash at our National Championships!
  • College Scholarships

    Up to $450,000 to Dean College Palladino School of Dance are awarded annually at Nationals.
  • International Competition

    Routines can qualify and are nominated for the US Dance Team at all regional events. All dance forms are eligible!
  • Auditions for Representation

    A live audition and worshop class is held annually at our National Championships, hosted by a guest talent agency.
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Headliners Dance Championships 11 Middlebury Blvd. Ste 1 Randolph, NJ 07869 Phone:973-927-8007 Fax:973-927-8012

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