American Dance and Drill Team-National Competition

March 22-23, 2013-Denton,Texas

The Cavalette Officers and Silver Line attended Nationals in Denton this weekend and walked away with many National Titles. 


Officers

Sara A., Ciara R., Brook F., Jazmin M. and Vivi N.

The officers were named National Champions in Open and Modern and received 1st runner up in Jazz. They were named the overall National Champion Officer line in large team and walked away with one of the highest scores out of 36 officer lines.

Silver Line


The Silver Line Elite Team was named National Champions in Pom and Modern and received 3rd runner up in Jazz. They were 1st  runner up overall out of all the elite teams at the competition.

Solos

Sara A.

Sara A. was named 1st runner up for large team solos

Small Ensemble

Haley, Audrey, Annie, Mikaela and Kendall

The ensemble participants are Haley C, Kendall F, Mikaela H, Audrey T and Annie W.

Trio and Duet



Audrey, Annie and Kendall
 

Haley and Mikaela
The duet with Mikaela Harper and Haley Connelly won National Champion and the small ensembles swept the awards. ‘Red’ was 3rd runner up, ‘Watch’ was 2nd runner up, ‘Near Light’ was 1st runner up and ‘Volcano’ won National Champion.

Vista Ridge Dance Championship

March 1-2, 2013-Vista Ridge High School




Three sophomore Cavalettes competed solos at Vista Ridge High School on March 2nd.
Ashley C., Melanie R. and Lauren S. (pictured above in that order) were all named finalists
in the freshman and sophomore category. Melanie R. and Lauren S. tied for 3rd place and Ashley C.
placed 2nd. Congratulations to all three Cavalettes

HTE-Central Texas Regional Dance Team Competition

February 22-23, 2013-Pflugerville High School

The Lake Travis Cavalettes and Red Rubies competed at the HTE Central Texas Regional Dance Team Competition on February 23, 2013 at Pflugerville High School. They had a wonderfully successful day.  The awards are as follows:

Cavalette Team Awards


The Cavalettes were named GRAND CHAMPIONS! This is the top award given to the team with the highest score out of all of the teams in all divisions that competed! They also received a Super Sweepstakes Award for receiving a 95 average or above on all routines. In addition, they were named
Large Varsity Team Champions (overall),
Large Varsity Jazz Champion, Large Varsity Kick Champion
and Large Varsity Pom Champion and received a Judge's Award for Choreography and a Judge's Award for Technique.

Small Ensemble, Trios, and Duets

In the small ensemble division, Haley C., Mikaela H., Kendall F., Audrey T., and Annie W. received both 2nd and 1st place finishes. Kendall F., Audrey T., and Annie W. competed in the trio division and placed 1st overall. Daniella K. and Melanie R. placed 2nd in the Duet Division. Haley C. and Mikaela H. placed 1st in the Duet Division

Cavalette Solo Awards



Three Cavalettes were named as solo finalists in the 11th-12th grade division and performed in front of the entire audience prior to the Awards ceremony.  Amelia F. placed 4th overall, Erin M. placed 3rd overall, and Sara A. placed 1st overall.


Sara

Amelia


Erin

Cavalette Officers


The Cavalette officers were named GRAND CHAMPION OFFICERS! This is the top award given to the officers with the highest score out of all of the officer groups in all divisions that competed!  They received a Super Sweepstakes Award for receiving a 95 average or above on all routines. They also were awarded Large Varsity Officer Champions (overall), Large Varsity Officer Jazz Champion, Large Varsity Officer Modern Champion, Large Varsity Officer Lyrical Champion and received a Judge's Award for Technique.

Cavalette Silver Line


The Cavalette Silver LIne were named the Select Team Champions (overall).  They also received a Super Sweepstakes Award for receiving a 95 average or above on all routines.  The were awarded Select Team Jazz Champion, Select Team Modern Champion, Select Team Pom Champion and a Judge's Award for Technique.

Red Ruby Team


The Red Rubies were named  JV Novelty Champions and JV Jazz Champions. They also received a Sweepstakes award for receiving an 85 average or above on all routines.  Additionally, the Red Rubies received a Judge’s Award for Entertainment. 

Red Ruby Solos


The Red Rubies had two ladies compete solos in the 9th-10th grade division.  Aynsley was named a solo finalist with her solo and performed in front of the entire audience prior to the Awards ceremony.  She received 2nd place overall for the 9th-10th grade division.

American Dance/Drill Team-Lone Star State Competition

February 15-16, 2013-McNeil High School

Cavalette Team, Solos and Duets
Officers and Ensembles


  The Lake Travis Cavalettes competed at the Lone Star State Championship on February 16, 2013.   They had an outstanding showing bringing home a Sweepstakes and Gussie Nell Davis Award.  They received a 1st runner up State Champion for their Team Jazz, 3rd runner up State Champion for Team Kick and 1st runner up State Champion for Team Pom.  They were also awarded special judge’s awards for Best overall precision and choreography.  Out of 34 teams they were ranked 10th overall and most impressively they were voted by teams in attendance at Most Outstanding Team.


  The Cavalette Officers represented their team with pride bringing home a sweepstakes and Gussie Nell Davis Award. They received 1st runner up State Champion Officer Jazz, State Champions Officer Open, and State Champion Officer Modern.  They were also awarded special judge’s awards for best overall technique, best overall presentation, best overall precision and best overall choreography.  They were named 1st runner up state champion officers in the Large Team Division.

  Cavalette Small Ensembles swept in the Large Team Division.  The small ensembles ‘Volcano’ won, ‘Watch’ was 2nd runner up and ‘Red’ was 3rd runner up and all were performed by Kendall F., Annie W., Audrey T., Haley C. and Mikaela H..  The small ensemble ‘Four’ performed by Kendall F., Annie W., and Audrey T. was 1st runner up.

The Duet ‘Virus’ performed by Mikael H. and Haley C. were named State Champions and the Duet ‘Brotsjor’ performed by Melanie R. and Daniela K. was 1st Runner up in the Large Team Division.  In the Senior Private Category Senior Lauren B. and 3rd grader Madison R. won their division with their duet to ‘Dream.’


 
Sara A. won first place in the solo large team division
  Cavalette solos were astounding in the Large Team Division as Junior Lieutenant Sara A. with her solo to 'Terrible Things' choreographed by Gay Pollock, was a finalist and won first place in the large team division. Senior Erin M. with her solo to 'Medicine’ choreographed by Hannah Brightwell, was named a finalist and fifth runner up, senior First Lieutenant Jazmin M. with her solo to ‘Rivers and Roads’ choreographed by Hannah Brightwell was named a finalist and sixth runner-up, and senior Kendall F. with her solo to ‘Walk This Way’ choreographed by Kelsey Grant was named a finalist and seventh runner-up.  Overall there were over 200 participants competing solos in all divisions. 

Leander Winter Classic

January 26, 2013
Cavalette Solos and Duets


 
Sara A. (left) with her solo to 'Terrible Things' choreographed by Gay Pollock, was a finalist and won the 11th grade division. Senior Erin M. (right) with her solo to 'Medicine'' choreographed by Hannah Brightwell, was named a finalist and placed third in the 12th grade division.  Overall, there were over 200 participants competing solos in all divisions.

Red Ruby Team and Miss High Kick


Row 1: Madison C., Meredith M., Estefania M.
Row 2: McKenzie L., Marina F., Lindy F., Kaylin F., Maria L.
Row 3: Cara L.C., Emily P., Aubrey R., Haley H., Madeleine L.
Row 4: Carlie C., Audrey L., Katelyn H., Dawn S., Aynsley B.
Not Pictured: Giselle C., Sydney D., Jennifer J., and Ana S.


The Lake Travis Red Rubies competed in two team categories, pom and jazz. Their pom routine is a high energy mix to ‘Lights’ choreographed by Abigail Payne and their Jazz routine is to ‘Howlin for You’ choreographed by Erika Garrett.  They placed 1st in both categories.  Carlie Callaway and Aubrey Roberts competed in the Miss High Kick competition and advanced to the final round.







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