• Pole Performer Of The Year
    (see below for prizes and awards)
    Within each division we will name first, second and third place
    First place within each division will receive the title of "Pole Dance Performer Of The Year"
  • People's Choice Award:
  • Applies to all divisions
    Determined by audience applause (noisemakers will be prohibited)
    Winner receives a medal
  • Distinguished Performance Award:
    Given in recognition to finalists for outstanding performance yet did not place in the top three in their division.
    Platinum = 95% of the highest score within the same division
    Gold = 90-94% of the highest score within the same division
    Silver = 85-89% of the highest score within the same division
    Bronze = 80-84% of the highest score within the same division

Awards Ceremonies:

Award ceremonies will take place twice daily on Friday and Saturday and at the end of the afternoon on Sunday. Once following the last of the daytime divisions and once following the last of the evening divisions.
Distinguished Performance Awards will be announced within 14 days following the competition and awards will be mailed out within 6 months.
There will not be an awards show on Sunday as in past years.

Prizes and Awards:

International Women's Elite 1st Place:
$1000 and Trophy
Advancement to the Pole Championshiop Series at the Arnold Sports Festival 2017 for the highest scoring North American female finalist

Erotic Pole Art Division – Sponsored by Hedonism II and Castaways Travel
1st Place:
5-night trip to Hedonism good from 10/21-10/26/17 to participate in the Erotic Pole Dance World Championships presented by Hedonism II
$500 airfare allowance and airport/resort transfers in Jamaica presented by Castaways Travel for attending the competition
***If the first place winner declines the trip, the prize will be passed on to the 2nd place and then the third place finalist, etc.

Midwest Elite 1st Place:
$500 and Trophy

All divisions

  • Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place
  • People's Choice Award Medal

Other prizes may be added as sponsors are confirmed