It's no secret that when watching competitions in ballroom dancing, everyone is paying attention not only to the skilful movements of participants, but also to chic costumes. So, for women, specially designed dresses are made, to which serious demands are made both in cuts, and on the type of fabric, ornaments, etc. Participants are always very carefully approaching the choice of a rating dress for a particular competition, since it can help its owner take the prize.

Rating dresses: requirements, styles, colors

What is a rating dress?

BASIC (or rating dresses) is the basic costume that is created for performances of dancers of different age categories, including children. To this clothing are special requirements, so no self-respecting dancer does not buy the first liked the outfit. Here it is necessary to consult with professionals.

In BASIC perform at competitions and tournaments of various levels, including regional, national and international. And for each competition can be put forward their own requirements, which must be taken into account before choosing a dress.


Another point of the rules of sewing a rating dress for girls says that the outfit should have one color range.

Limitations and Tolerances

As for the fabric, the rating dresses for girls for sports ballroom dances should be made of opaque material. It is forbidden to use fabrics with a translucent or fully transparent base. These include gypsy, lace fabrics, panneer, etc.

Also, the presence of plumes, various shiny stones, decorative belts, flounces, appliques and such elements that do not harmonize with the overall cut of the dress are not allowed in the attire. Shimmering materials are also prohibited.

This all does not mean that rating dresses for the youngest female athletes have a boring and inconspicuous appearance. There are several possibilities to embellish them for the girl. So, you can apply a lace fabric or guipure on top of an opaque base of the same shade as the entire dress. There are no restrictions in the choice of the color of the costume, so you can play on the color scheme and choose a bright, eye-catching hue. In addition, several skirts are allowed, which differ in length.

Common variations of styles

Now in the media it's not difficult to find rating dresses for girls for sports ballroom dances, photo and sewing schemes of which are presented in many editions. However, there are some of the most common styles for juveniles, which are usually used by professional fashion designers. Among them is worth noting the following:

  1. The basis is a swimsuit, a long sleeve, a neck of any shape, a sewn skirt to the year.
  2. Swimsuit with a short or long sleeves, a skirt of the sun (or sewn shutters in tiers), a round neck and draped seam which connects the skirt and the yoke.
  3. A fitted base, flared skirt on the bottom line, a sleeve is long or short, a collar-stand, an inner swimsuit.
  4. The skirt is a year or the sun, sleeves made of lace over a dense base fabric, the upper part is an imitation of a corset.

In addition to the above, there are many other variations of BASIC for girls, it all depends on the imagination of the designer. The most important thing is not to overdo it so that the rating dresses meet the requirements and do not unsettle the judges. The latter, if prideritsya to the side, can even deny the right to participate in the tournament.

How to choose a color

When choosing the color scheme of the outfit, it is necessary to focus on the appearance of a small participant in the competition. There are colors that suit absolutely everything, but there are those that can spoil the general appearance or vice versa - to embellish. Rating dresses (BASIC) for dancing, photos of which are also in our article, are often performed in traditional pink color. He is an excellent choice for almost all girls, except for the plump ones. So it is better to give preference to a dark blue dress, emerald, burgundy or purple.

To emphasize the thin figure and facial features, you can choose a dress in raspberry or lilac color. The dress is sewn in one-color, and the lower part of the swimsuit - panties - should not be at the same time like a bikini. When making a dress, it is allowed to use different fabrics, but all of them should be the same shade. At the same time, we must not forget about the minimal decoration of the dress.