Here you will find a list and photos of all of the awards that the IDTA presents.
A major revision of the IDTA’s medals and awards was undertaken in 2017. The new awards were launched in Spring 2018 and offer continuity of design across our range.
1st Gold Bar, 2nd Gold Bar & 3rd Gold Bar
The 1st Gold Bar will receive a mahogany coloured plaque with engraved name plate and gold bar; for the 2nd Gold Bar the candidate will be sent a gold bar to add to the plaque and for the 3rd Gold bar the appropriate statute or shield, depending on genre, will remain unchanged.
Star Awards will remain the same, receiving a mahogany coloured shield and stars, with a new Star 5 plaque to compete awards.
One Dance & Medal Tests
The One Dance plastic plaque will be replaced by a mahogany styled plaque with name plate and decal. The Medal Tests will be renamed Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards and the current Olympic style medal with ribbon will be replaced by a mahogany styled plaque with an engraved name plate and space for new metal medals.
Presidents Award Cups
New style silver cups will be introduced for the President’s Awards.
International Award Cups
New style gold cups will be introduced for the International Award.
Social Dance Awards for Adults & Juniors
Social Dance Awards for Juniors will be renamed Junior Dance Award. Both Adult and Junior candidates will receive a certificate and a new style award. The four different coloured plastic plaques in four sizes, are being replaced by a metal medal on a ribbon. Blue, Red, Black and Purple ribbons and enamelling on the medals, offered in four finishes, bronze, silver, gold and old gold.
Single Dance & Grades
Single Dance will receive a mahogany coloured plaque with engraved name plate and space for an appropriate medal with decal.
The plastic plaque for grades will be replaced by mahogany coloured plaques, increasing in size as the grades progress, all with an engraved name plate and decal.
Supreme Awards, Classical Ballet Awards and TAP
Awards remain unchanged.
Rosettes and Stardance
Awards remain unchanged.
The option to receive “certificate only” will be extended to the President’s Award and will be called the President’s Certificate. All candidates selecting the certificate only option (President’s Certificate, International Certificate or International Supreme Certificate) will received their certificate in a presentation folder. (updated April 2018)