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SCHOOL DANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Dear Primary & Secondary Schools,

We are delighted to announce the Dubai Schools Dance Championships for May 2023. We would love to see as many Primary and Secondary school students across UAE, taking part in the UDO Schools Dance Championships, May 2023, hosted at GEMS Wellington Academy, Silicon Oasis.

UDO will be inviting a panel of professional dancers and practitioners to judge and perform; these will be announced closer to the event. Prizes and guest performers/masterclasses will happen over the weekend.

Dance Categories:

  • Solos – Street Dance – Improvisation, no music is released

  • Duos – Street dance – students / Teacher can choreograph their own duos, no music will be released.

  • Trios - Street dance – students / Teacher can choreograph their own trios, music for trio category will be released

 

Solo Categories:

  • Year 3  - 4

  • Year 5 - 6

  • Year 7  - 8

  • Year 9 – 10

  • Year 11 – 13

 

Duo Categories:

  • Year 5 - 6

  • Year 7  - 8

  • Year 9 – 10

  • Year 11 – 13

 

Please note that with the duo categories, if you have a two dancers, one is Year 8 and one is Year 9 – the Duo will be entered into the Year 9-10 category (it goes on the oldest child).

Trio Categories:

  • Year 7 – 13 – Open Category

 

Team Categories*

All styles welcome, street (all styles within the street umbrella – Hip Hop, House, Break Dance, Krump, Locking, Popping, Vogue, commercial etc.)  lyrical, Jazz, Contemporary, Ballet – or you can fuse all styles together.

  • Primary School - Year 4 - 6

  • Secondary School – Year 7 - 13

 

*Min dancers per Team 6

*Max dancers per Team 25

Team music to be uploaded three weeks before the competition.

UDO would love for you to join them, bringing your school's energy and talent to create an atmosphere again at WSO’s INCREDIBLE auditorium.

  • Venue: GEMS Wellington Academy, Silicon Oasis

  • Entry Fee - AED 125 per dancer, this covers entrance into all categories

  • Masterclasses - TCA - Students will pay on the day 

 

  • STEP 1 – Register your schools  and their Categories

  • STEP 2  - Once this is done, an excel on google from will be sent to each school lead to fill out for Solos, Duos, Trios, Team (depending on what categories you are entering)

  • STEP 3 – UDO will then send invoices to your schools directly

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