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Team

DanceLink provides team dance competitions as part of every Utah dance competition. Competitive dance teams should register as a team and send the details of their routine through email after registering online. The following detail are necessary for all team registrations:

  • Dance Team Competition UtahTeam name
  • Song
  • Ability level
  • Style or category of routine
  • Average Age
  • Stage or gym preference when available
  • Length of routine
  • Number of dancers for the routine

Team dance competitions are separated into three categories:

  • Beginner: generally 2 years of training or less, most beginner dancers have not previously won a competition
  • Intermediate: 2-4 years of training, most intermediate dancers have won at least one beginner competition
  • Advanced: 4+ years of training, most advanced dancers have won more than one intermediate dance competition

For registration and questions about our upcoming Utah team dance competitions, please visit us online at www.dancelink.com or call (801)540-7217

DanceLink presents Utah Dance Championships TEAM Competitons!!

Saturday March 24th 2018 at WSU Val A Browning Center Austad Auditorium and Allred Theater (Stage Only)
Saturday April 28th 2018 at Roy High School (Stage & Gym)

The team entry fees will be $30 per dancer for their first dance, $20 per dancer for their second dance & $15 per dancer for each additional dance.
The $350 deposit fee will be credited toward the total balance of the team entry fee but will reserve your space in the competition as long as it is received before the competition is full.
There will be no admission charge at the door on either Friday or Saturday.
Your dancers can invite as many spectators as they like with no admission fee.
This will mean no waiting lines to get into the venue.
No wristbands needed for teachers or dancers.
No need for hand checkers at the doors inside the venue.

We are really excited with these changes and hope you can also see the benefits!

ENTRY DEADLINE is February 1ST!
To pay online figure total number of dancers for each routine. Add all routine totals together and put that total in the quantity box. Then SEND TEAM ROUTINE lists via email or mail with the following information:

Team Name/Song, Ability Level, Style/Category of routine, Average Age, Stage or Gym preference when applicable, Length of Routine and # of Dancers for each routine.

Just be sure to include ALL REQUESTED information from our entry form!!! Including all information below:

OTHER NEEDED INFORMATION:

Total number of dancers counting each one only once (for competitor wrist bands).
Total number of female dancer counting each one only once (for dressing rooms & awards).
Total number of male dancer counting each one only once (for dressing rooms & awards).
Total number of Teacher Passes (for teachers only/PLEASE no parents).

HERE ARE THE TEAM CATEGORIES:
Jazz
Lyrical
Contemporary
Hip Hop
Ballet
Character
Novelty
Show/Production
Tap/Clogging
Cheer
Some categories may be combined according to the amount of entries received in each style.
Ability: Teams are divided by ability levels in Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced. Please be sure to enter the correct categories and division, to help us provide a professional and honest event for all competitors.

Beginning – Basic turns up to single pirouettes – 1 to 2 years training – please be sure they are truly beginning dancers.
Intermediate – turns up to a double pirouette – attempting fouettes – 2 to 4 years training – basic leaps.
Advanced – continous fouettes, triple pirouettes or more – 5 or more years of training – switch leaps and other advanced leaps.
Age: Teams are divided by age levels. Please calculate the average age of each routine by adding the ages of all the
dancers in that routine and dividing it by how many dancers are participating in that routine. Please do not estimate!!!

Size: Teams are divided by size. A team consists of 5 or more dancers. Solos, Duets & Trios compete usually on Friday (see solo entry).

Divisions: All divisions are kept small. There will never be more than 4 to 5 routines in one division. The average is 3 routines per division.

Music: All music must be recorded on a quality CD. Only ONE song per CD, labled and checked into the sound table
at the time of check-in. PLEASE HAVE BACK UP MUSIC WITH YOU!!

One EXTRA LARGE Trophy will be awarded to each participating studio entering 12 or more routines. One LARGE Trophy will be awarded to each participating studio entering 5 to 11 routines. One Small Trophy will be awarded to each participating studio entering 4 or less routines. All team contestants will receive an individual award.

Entry Deadline is February 1st!!

We will only accept a certain number of routines at each competition to avoid making the competitions a marathon.

You can reserve your space at the competition by paying the $350 deposit before the competition is full and registration is closed.

DanceLink and Utah Dance Championships host family oriented events.

Costumes, choreography and music must be appropriate for all audiences.

Final competititon information will be sent via email to participating team directors approximately seven to 10 days prior to event date!

The solo competitions will be all be held on Friday and team competitions on Saturday unless otherwise stated!

Questions?? Contact Tami Larson 801-540-7217 [email protected]