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HOW DO I ENTER THE COMPETITION?

1.  GET PREPARED
READ THE FAQs & OFFICIAL RULES.

2. PICK YOUR SONG
ON THE PRE-APPROVED SONG LIST

3. MAKE YOUR VIDEO
CHOREOGRAPH A 30-60 SECOND DANCE AND RECORD IT. 

4. UPLOAD TO YOUTUBE
CREATE AN UNLISTED YOUTUBE LINK.

5. SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION
WITH YOUR VIDEO LINK AND CONTACT INFORMATION.

6. IF YOU ARE 17 YEARS OLD OR YOUNGER..
 DELIVER YOUR PARENT/GUARDIAN CONSENT FORM IN-PERSON TO DANCING GROUNDS

 
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WHO CAN ENTER THE COMPETITION?

Contestants must live in Orleans, Jefferson, or St. Bernard Parish and submit in one of four categories: 

YOUTH SOLO/DUO: 1-2 people
Ages 7-16

YOUTH GROUP: 3+ people
Median group age must be 16 or younger; maximum age of any group member must be 19 or less

ADULT SOLO/DUO: 1-2 people
Ages 17 & up

ADULT GROUP: 3+ people
Ages 17 & up

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WHAT IS THE TIMELINE FOR THE SHOWDOWN?

MAY 23 - JULY 9
Video Submission Period

JULY 28
20 Semi-Finalists Announced on National Dance Day

JULY 28-AUGUST 17
Wild Card Online Voting Period

AUGUST 18
8 Finalists + Wild Card Winner Announced

OCTOBER 13
 LIVE SHOWDOWN at the Civic Theatre

 
 

QUICK LINKS:

FAQS

OFFICIAL RULES

PRE-APPROVED SONGS

SUBMISSION FORM

PARENT/GUARDIAN CONSENT FORM (FOR CONTESTANTS UNDER 18 YEARS OLD)

QUESTIONS?
EMAIL INFO@DANCINGROUNDS.ORG OR CALL/TEXT 504-535-5791