The Oregon Dance and Drill Judges Affiliation (JA) exists for the purpose of training, educating, evaluating and commissioning performance judges within the state of Oregon. It supports the overall functioning and foundation of the Dance Drill Coaches Association, the dance and drill team venue, and operates with the driving premise of creating a quality competitive environment within the state. Its operations, teachings, and philosophies are centered on the principal objective of promoting excellence in judges, coaches and performers.
GOALS OF THE JUDGES AFFILIATION
To assure quality, unbiased, information critique in response to creative expression
To educate and certify judges to fulfill the purpose of the Judges’ Affiliation.
To provide competent staffing, equipment and payment for all sanctioned events.
To increase membership in the Judges’ Affiliation
To promote dance education among coaches, choreographers, judges, and students.
To respond to the needs of the association with integrity, openness, and enthusiasm.
To develop, improve, and use effective approaches to evaluation and performance education; continually providing quality judging.
To create an atmosphere of respect and communication for all coaches, judges, students, parents, and philosophies.
To seek and use resourceful methods of partnering with anyone who might contribute to the growth of the association.
*If after reading through evaluation form, you have questions or concerns, about something that the evaluation does not address, OR if you have further questions about DDCA, NFHS, or OSAA rule interpretations, please send an email to the OSAA Dance Rep, JA Commissioner, and OSAA SRI. All three should be copied on the email.