Summertime Twirling Festival


Friday, June 28 & Saturday, June 29, 2024

USTA NATIONALS WARM UP COMPETITION

**Open Competition Featuring**

MISS SUMMERTIME TWIRLING PAGEANT, SUMMERTIME TWIRLING CUP, AND SUMMERTIME TWIRL-OFF CHAMPIONSHIPS

Open to all states!

University of South Carolina Aiken Convocation Center

2049 Champion Way, Aiken, SC 29801

ENTRY DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2024

Directed By: Cindy Masidonio     (714) 315-0133

Executive Staff/USTA Competition Advisor:  Kelly Randall

Executive Staff, Line Up and Awards: Kellie Guinn

Please request Venmo code when using this method and do not mark as a purchase. 

Make Checks Payable to: Kellie Guinn or Cindy Masidonio  *  (803) 727-8032

Mail Entries and Checks to: Cindy Masidonio, 644 Blue Ledge Circle, Lexington, SC 29072  *  gmfcindy@yahoo.com * (714) 315-0133

USTA EVALUATION EVENTS FORM

TENTATIVE ORDER OF EVENTS:

Friday: Freestyle, Show Twirl, Freestyle Pairs, Short Program, Collegiate Twirl to Music

Saturday: All model events, all strut events (to include basic, military, presentation), artistic twirl, solo events, multiple baton events, teams

*Summer Sun Team Events (non-sanctioned) will follow ages listed, levels and times

Beach Ball Team Events will follow USTA ages, levels and times. 

For further questions about event times and age classifications feel free to contact us. 

ALL EVENTS EXCEPT MODELING WILL BE ON THE SET SYSTEM

Time Limits:

Check each organizations time limits for organization specific events. 

All Novice Open Events: :30 - 2:00

​Open Solo: 1:40-2:30

X-Strut: 1:30 - 2:00

Open 2-Baton: 1:30 - 2:00

​Open 3-Baton: :30 - 2:00

MODELING QUEEN: (NON-SANCTIONED EVENT)
  • Offered in two levels which all twirlers from these levels in each age division compete for a modeling queen title. 
  • Novice & Beginner = Beginner; Intermediate & Advance = Advance
SUMMERTIME TWIRL OFF: (NON-SANCTIONED EVENT)
  • Beginner and Intermediate: 1st Place winners in Beginner & Intermediate Summertime Twirl in all ages will re-compete for twirl-off award for designated level.
  • Advance: 1st & 2nd place winners in Advance Summertime Twirl in all ages will re-compete for an overall TWIRLING CHAMPIONSHIP PERPETUAL TROPHY! 

Sanctioned by the United State Twirling Association

*= non-sanctioned events        * = required to fill out for submission

*Summer Sun Team Entry*

(Non-sanctioned)

MISS SUMMERTIME OPEN PAGEANT: (NON-SANCTIONED EVENT) (WILL USE BIRTHDATE AS OF 9/1/2023):
  • Starting letter for twirl will begin with the letter "O". Modeling and Strutting events will be divided equal thirds per division.
  •  Judge on Twirling (40%); Strutting (40%); and Modeling (20%)
  • Basic Skills contestants will do basic strut for their strutting portion. 
  • Twirling level determines division to enter
  • Modeling Attire: All divisions are open to wear their strutting or solo costumes for modeling. Advance divisions are invited to wear a party dress in the Tiny-Tot & Juvenile divisions; party dress of formal for Pre-Teen; and a Semi-formal or formal dress for the Junior, Senior and College Divisions.

*= non-sanctioned events        * = required to fill out for submission

Entry Deadline: FRIDAY, May 31, 2024

Additional T-Shirt/Tank Order Form

(No orders will be taken after May 31.)

2023 NATIONS CUP USA TWIRL TEAM - LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND

2022 JUNIOR SMALL GRAND NATIONAL TWIRL TEAM CHAMPIONS

2022 JUNIOR LARGE GRAND NATIONAL TWIRL TEAM CHAMPIONS

2021 USTA NATIONAL ARTISTIC GROUP CHAMPIONS

2018 JUNIOR BEGINNER NATIONAL TWIRL TEAM CHAMPIONS

Solo Entry Form

Beach Ball Team Entry (USTA Sanctioned)

NO LATE ENTRIES! $30.00 LATE FEE FOR ENTRIES POSTMARKED AFTER LATE ENTRY DATE. ABSOLUTELY NO PHONED-IN ENTRIES. NO LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED AFTER JUNE 2ND.

SUMMERTIME STRUT QUEEN: (NON-SANCTIONED EVENT)
  • Contestants compete in modeling, basic strut, and military march
  • Beginner and Advance divisions offered. If you are advance in either basic strut or military march you must enter Advance. (Suggested level: Nov./Beg. = Beginner; Int./Adv. = Advance) Modeling attire is costume. 
SUMMERTIME TWIRLING CUP: (NON-SANCTIONED EVENT):
  • Beginner, Intermediate, and Advance Levels (Advance winners receive perpetual cup)
  • Three-part event to include Solo Twirling, 2-Baton, & Rhythmic/Freestyle/Artistic Twirl (to be competed on Friday evening)
  • All events equal weight. Rhythmic/Freestyle is competed with twirler's own music. Artistic Twirl to USTA Artistic Twirl Music.

1.803.727.8032                                                                                Augusta, Aiken, Columbia, Lexington, Fort Mill, South Carolina, USA