Dear Primary & Secondary Schools,


We are delighted to announce the Dubai Schools Dance Championships for May 2022.


Pre COVID, this event was in its 5th Year and now we are super excited for this event to finally be coming back!


We would love to see as many Primary and Secondary school students across UAE, taking part in the UDO Schools Dance Championships, May 2022, 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, music for first round will be released two months before the competition

  • Duos – Street dance – students can choreograph their own duos, music for each category will be sent two months before competition


Solo & Duo Categories


  • Year 4 - 6

  • Year 7 - 9

  • Year 10 - 13

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 styles together.


  • Primary School - Year 4 - 6

  • Secondary School – Year 7 - 13


*Min dancers per Team 6

*Max dancers per Team 25

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


Venue: GEMS Wellington Academy, Silicon Oasis


When: New schedule to accommodate the new working week announcement


  • Saturday 28th May - Duos & Solos Categories, Finals on same day – 10am – 2pm

  • Sunday 29th May - Primary & Secondary School Team events, Guest Masterclasses (additional cost on the day) 10am - 2pm


Entry Fee - 100AED per dancer, this covers entrance into all categories


Masterclasses - TCA - Students will pay on the day 


STEP 1 - Please register your schools interest, so we can gauge the interest 



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