The Steve Marris Trophy
Awarded to the team with the highest overall score, including character scores.
The Tyzack Shield
Awarded to the team with the highest buzz factor score (excitement and audience response).
Teams form three divisions - Premier, Championship and Open - and a trophy is awarded to the highest scoring team in each division, excluding character scores.
Awarded to the highest scoring newcomer team, who have never competed at DERT before.
Rapper as a Foreign Language
The SDU (Sword Dancing Union) trophy is awarded to the highest scoring team whose main dance form is not rapper.
The Angela Lee Trophy is awarded to the team with the highest score for music.
Awarded to the team with the highest scores for their character, be it Tommy or Betty or both.
Best Overseas Team
Awarded to the highest scoring team that have travelled from foreign lands just to dance on our little island.