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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


MAILING Deadlines: (check individual brochures for specifics)

  Open contests: 15 days before competition

Regional contests:  17 days before competition


PHONE, FAX  & Online Deadlines (open contests only):     Wednesday (10 or 11 days ahead)

(Note: "No Shows" who do not notify us by Thursday before the contest will be charged a processing fee.)

No group entries accepted by phone. 


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 or3 days ahead), you must wait and pay the late entry fee AT the competition.  


- Solo & Duet Dance events, 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.


Group Events:  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.



CANCELLATION POLICY: 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.


NOTE:  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 to verify that your entry has been received!


All  TU competitions (including Regional championships) are open to everyone!  They are not restricted by geographic residence or organizational affiliation.





Click Here to Enter Individuals or Groups Online


Need Help with Online Entry?  Click here for step-by-step instructions:

Click Here for Instructions for Individual Entry

Click Here for Instructions for Group Entry



 TU INTERNATIONALS:   July 12-13-14 -  Canton, OH - Canton Memorial Civic Center

Individuals -  July 12-13

Groups - July 14

Click Here for Contest Information

Click Here for Individual Entry Form

Click Here for  Group Entry Form

To Enter Online - click red link at top and then select "International"




Oct 19 - Perrysburg, OH - Perrysburg HS - REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP* (tentative)

(with special Feature Twirler Regional Championship title)



*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!



Note:  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



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Last Modified: July 10, 2019