On a global level, it is a fact that when competition in the dance world is most challenging and creative, all facets of that dance discipline will go on to greater successes in other markets. We believe that a “Tap only” competition will bring tap dancing further into that global demand. If we strive for excellence, along with creative competition, I believe it will advance the art discipline. The exclusivity of a Tap Competition in the marketplace will greater the benefit for Tap survival, growth, and prosperity. A creative Tap competition means an improvement of standards in this dance discipline.