Before the competition...

Q: Where is the exact location of the competition?
A: Go to our Schedule Page and click on your competition city to find the address and detailed map of the venue location.

Q: Where can I find my dancer’s performance schedule?
A: Tentative schedules will be sent to your Studio Director a week prior to your competition. Upon arrival to the competition, you may download a digital souvenir program at

Q: When do I need to arrive at the competition?
A: Please ask your Studio Director to find out when you need to arrive at the competition. Because we tend to run early, we ask that all performers be ready to dance at least one hour prior to their scheduled time. Anyone in the audience hoping to watch a particular dancer should be there one hour ahead of schedule as well.

Q: My dancer is one of the first performances of the day. When am I allowed to enter the venue?
A: The venue doors will open 30 minutes prior to the start of competition each morning.

Q: My family wants to come watch the competition. Is it free to watch?
A: Yes. All competitions are open to the public.

Q: Is videotaping/taking photographs allowed at the competition?
A: For the safety of your dancer(s) and the protection of choreography, videotaping and photography are strictly prohibited during performances. You may take photos or videos during the awards ceremonies only. Each performance is professionally filmed and photographed by our talented staff. Parents can access and digitally download all photos and videos of their dancer(s) from their Parent Center up to 7 days following the event.

During the competition...

Q: How can I find out if the competition is running on schedule?
A: You can download our Rainbow Dance Competition App on your cellular device, which provides a live update of the event.

Q: How do I enter my dancer into the Photogenic contest?
A: These awards will be presented to the contestants judged to be most photogenic based on the following criteria: visual appeal, expressiveness of the dancer, age appropriateness, composition, lighting and quality of the photo. For each Regional competition, there will be one Junior Most Photogenic winner (age 11 & Under) and one Senior Most Photogenic winner (age 12 & Above). All entries must submit a recent photo submitted online through the Parent Center. All contestants must be registered at the Regional/National event to enter the Most Photogenic competition. All entry fees and photos must be submitted at the competition at least one-hour prior to the final Group/Lines awards ceremony. Absolutely no mailed photos or photogenic entry fees will be accepted in the Rainbow office. Each winner will be announced and presented with a trophy. At our National Finals, all photogenic entries must be in FULL-COLOR.

Q: Is outside food and drink allowed at the competition?
A: Absolutely no food or drinks are allowed in the auditorium. Eating and drinking is permitted only in the designated areas. Please dispose of your trash and do not litter the facility.

Q: Can I store props in the venue overnight?
A: All props must be loaded in and out of the venue on the same day they will be used. Storing props in the wings or backstage area is not allowed. Any special request for the use of props must be approved by the Competition Director. Rainbow will not be responsible for props left overnight or unattended. All props backstage must be labeled with the studio name for identification purposes.

Q: Is it mandatory to attend the awards ceremonies?
A: Awards ceremonies are not mandatory but highly encouraged. Please make prior arrangements with your Studio Director to receive your dancer’s awards if you are unable to attend.

After the competition...

Q: My son/daughter won a cash award. What do I do now?
A: All cash awards will be issued to the studio. Please contact your Studio Director.

Q: Where can I get my dancer’s scoresheets and judge’s commentary?
A: Scoresheets and judge’s commentary will be sent to the studio. Please contact your Studio Director.

Q: My dancer was selected for an All Star Dancers award. Where can I find more information?
A: Congratulations on your dancer’s accomplishment! Rainbow is proud to offer an exciting opportunity outside of the competition circuit. You can find more information at the website below:

Q: How do I order a trophy or emblem?
A: Please visit our online store.

Q: How can I contact your office?
Rainbow Dance Competition, Inc.
11132 Winners Circle Suite 100
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Phone: 714-995-5883 | Fax: 714-826-2117
Email: Contact