2023 Southeast region Championships & Open Competition

June 9-11, 2023 

Polk State College

999 Ave. H NE

Winter Haven, FL 33881


Entry brochure 

Complete entry brochure (including contest info, rules, event descriptions, required athlete waiver, and entry forms)

Electronic entry forms:

Electronic Individual Entry (with waivers, entry checklist, & good luck form) 

Electronic Team/Group Entry

Fillable Waiver - Athletes who are ONLY participating in team/group events should complete and sign the required USTA Waiver in this file and return via email to serbatoncouncil@gmail.com.  (These waivers are already included on page 2 of the Individual Entry.)

Instructions for completing and submitting electronic entries (this is preferred over mailing!):

If you want to print & fill out your entry instead of using the electronic form, you can use an app (TinyScanner works great) to take photo scans on your phone to save the entry form and waivers as PDF file.  Please do not send photos of your entries - clearly scanned PDF files are acceptable.  


(All times are Eastern time.)

FRIDAY, JUNE 9 –  USTA Regional Pre-trials  (Doors open at 12:30 P.M. Contest begins at 2:00 P.M.)  

Pre-Trials Compulsories and Short Program

Pre-Trials Freestyle, Pairs and Teams


SATURDAY, JUNE 10 – Open individual events, All Around, Athlete of the Year qualifier, critiques, all group events (Doors open at 7:00 A.M. Contest begins at 8:00 A.M.)   ***UPDATED TIME***

Order of Events:

Open & Regional group competition; critiques for *freestyle/rhythmic/collegiate/short program

*High School & *College Championships

Open Individual Competition & Athlete of the Year Qualifier

Order for individual events:

Foundation Events: Basic Strut, Parade March, Military “L” Strut, *Military Box, Presentation

2-Baton, AOTY 2-Baton, 2-Baton Critiques

USTA Strut, *X-Strut, *Fancy Strut, AOTY Strut, Strut Critiques

3-Baton, 3-Baton Critiques

Artistic Twirl, Artistic Twirl Pairs, Artistic Critiques

Solo, AOTY Solo, Solo Critiques, Duet

CAS evaluations/critiques will take place throughout the individual competition.

*These events are not sanctioned by USTA.

 SUNDAY, JUNE 11 – Southeast Region Individual Events (Doors open at 8:00 A.M. Contest begins at 9:00 A.M.)

Regional 2-Baton

Regional Strut

Regional 3-Baton

Regional Artistic Twirl & AT Pairs

Regional Solo & Duet

Regional Event Qualifying Rounds (if entries warrant) may be held on Saturday with the open events. Qualifying rounds are only necessary for events with 15 or more competitors in an age division.

Descriptions and time limits for each event can be found at the links below.

Hotel Info


Holiday Inn-Winter Haven

200 Cypress Gardens Blvd

Winter Haven, FL 33880

(863) 292-2100

Event rate: $159 + tax

Click here to book discounted rate

Or use group code: TAS

Hampton Inn-Winter Haven

202 Cypress Gardens Blvd

Winter Haven, FL 33880

(863) 299-9251

Event rate: $159 + tax

Click here to book discounted rate

Or use group code: CHHTAS

Questions?  Email us at SERbatoncouncil@gmail.com