1. As of January 1st, dancers will no longer need a score of 85 and a first place win to advance to the next level. All dancers who win first in a competition with five or more competitors will advance to the next level, regardless of score.
In competitions with less than five competitors, a dancer will advance after winning two firsts, with a score of 85 of above each time.
2. Still photographs, taken without a flash, will be permitted at competitions. Video and flash photography is still prohibited. People who are violating the photography rules will be escorted from the venue.