Grassroots to Champions

Technique. Technology. Training.

Young Artists Showcase & Quest for Creativity

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Grassroots to Champions is proud to produce annually two choreography competitions, YAS and Q4C, to promote creativity in the sport and provide opportunity to emerging young choreographers of all ages.

  • Q4C is an annual, one-time creative opportunity for all choreographers to gain exposure and develop their craft.
  • YAS is an elite, intensive 5-week competition once a year for emerging choreographers under age 30.

Quest for Creativity (Q4C)

hanna_with_certificateQuest for Creativity serves as a gateway for talented young artists to prepare themselves to participate in YAS by creating an original, out-of-the-box short skating program with no restrictions.

Winners of Q4C in each category receive $300.

Quest for Creativity 2017 is now completed. Congratulations to Brooke Tufts and Daisuke Isozaki, winner of the Q4C 2017 competition!


2018 Q4C applications are now available here and on the Young Artists Showcase website.  Fill out the application and send the information to ! Registrations due by May 1, 2018. If you have any further questions, please contact Audrey Weisiger  via email. 

Link to Q4C application here-

There are two divisions according to birthday on May 1, 2018- Grassroots age 15 and under, Champions age 16 and up.

Deadline to enter May 1, 2018.   Last day to post video May 23, 2018 winners announced May 31, 2018.

Your piece has a 2:40- time limit…and there are no other restrictions!

REMINDER THIS IS ONLINE ONLY and there will be no live finals for this contest.

The winning choreographer in each division receives $300.


Young Artists Showcase (YAS)

YASers at Rockefeller Center

YAS Finalists after their performance at Rockefeller Center

Young Artists Showcase fosters and encourages emerging choreographers by giving them experience creating new work with an emphasis on artistry through a series of challenges and guidance from an expert panel of artists, fellow skaters, and professional choreographers.

Winners of YAS each year receive a monetary award and the opportunity for their work to be performed at a prestigious venue such as the Rockefeller Center, NYC.

 Watch the previous YAS highlights online at the Young Artists Showcase website.

You can always view more information, previous winners and their work, and more on the YAS website.

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