Classical ballet techniques danced in ballet slippers or pointe shoes. It is possible to dance original choreography as well as parts of well-known pieces. The jury places extra value on proper technique and especially attitude. The emotion of ballet must be conveyed and represented in the technique, posture, and stage presence. Pointe is allowed beginning in the Junior 1 age-group, which means the dancer must be at least 12.5 years old (in all categories).