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  • Schedule and Info for Provo DanceSport Festival

    The schedule is available for the Provo High School DanceSport Festival this weekend (Jan 26-27, 2018). Also, the availability for late registration is also available. You can download the schedules and late registration openings at the links below. The late registration information is at the end of this post as well.

    Please see further information from Angela Williams about the schedule and parking below:

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    Provo Comp Heatlists Available

    The heatlists are now available for the Provo High School Dancesport Festival next Friday and Saturday (January 26 & 27, 2018). Dancers can access the heatlist on the Provo High Ballroom website here:

    2018 Provo High Dancesport Festival Heatlists

    All competitors should verify the events on the heatlist are correct. If there are any errors, please contact phsballroom@gmail.com immediately.

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    UBEA State Title Match Registration

    Registration for the UBEA State Title Match, on February 24, 2018 at Westlake High School, is now available. Registration is open to all couples and teams who are actively part of a school Ballroom program. Couples and teams may register through their director, who has been contacted already about the competition. Entries are due by February 16, 2018.

    Please see the announcement below from Jeffrey Sosa regarding the competition and registration:

    The UBEA State Title Competition is on Feb. 24th at Westlake High School again from 8 am to 10 pm! An interest survey has been sent out again for the competition and to begin the registration process. If your charter, private, or public junior/high school program did not get an email regarding the competition but you wish to attend, then please send an email to jsosa@alpinedistrict.org to begin the registration process. Remember that both dancers in a couple and all dancers on a team need to be actively involved in a charter, private, or public school program to compete in this state event as per UHSAA guidelines. If you are a student who wants to compete at this event, then contact your local school coach to register.

    As the event draws closer, we will look at the schedule of the event and see if any opening are available for other non-school programs to come and perform any team routines for judge feedback at the event. If you are interested in that, then please email Jeff Sosa at the same email above to be put on the waiting list. Tentative schedule will hopefully be ready mid-February.

     

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    UVU DanceSport Festival Entries

    Registration is now available for the Utah Valley University DanceSport Festival, held February 16-17, 2018 at Pleasant Grove High School. Entries are due by February 10, 2018. See the letter below from Chris Williams with more information:

    We are excited to invite you to the UVU Dancesport Festival 2018.

    Thank you for your patience as we have been making our registration and ticketing process easier to navigate. Entry forms for the UVU Dancesport Festival are live!

    The UVU Dancesport Festival will be held Feb 16-17, 2018 at Pleasant Grove High School. Friday’s events will begin at 4 pm and Saturday’s events will begin at 8:00 am.

    Please visit this website to access the entry forms and ticketing information. This year we are featuring the option to purchase admissions ticket in advance online. Tickets can also be purchased at the door. Entry forms and ticket purchasing can be accessed through our web page https://www.uvu.edu/arts/events/festivals/dancesport.html .

    For further information, please contact Chris Williams at cwilliams@uvu.edu.

    We look forward to seeing you at the UVU Dancesport Festival 2018.

    Sincerely,

    Chris Williams

    UVU Ballroom Dance Company Director

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    Utah Dancesport Challenge Entries Due Tomorrow

    This is a reminder that entries are due tomorrow (January 17, 2018) for the Utah Dancesport Challenge, held at the Barn Showroom at Thanksgiving Point on February 3, 2018. See the letter below from the organizers:

    Hello Dancers,

    With much excitement and anticipation we would like to invite you to the inaugural year of the Utah DanceSport Challenge, held in Lehi, Utah at the Barn Showroom at Thanksgiving Point on February 3, 2018.

    This is a reminder that the registration deadline for Utah DanceSport Challenge is fast approaching. To avoid any late fees please register by January 17, 2018.
    You do not want to miss being a part of this amazing event!

    As an official NDCA sanctioned event we are happy to announce that we will have:

    • NDCA judges from all over the United States.
    • A competition size wooden floor.
    • Along with many other surprises throughout the evening that you do not want to miss.

    To view our judging panels, schedule, and other information check out our website:

    www.utahdancesport.com

    Register now to reserve your space in the competition!

    Your Organizers,
    Alex Murillo, Sasha Altukhov, Cheyenne Murillo, Dawid and Natalie Schulz

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    UVU Scholarship Information

    Please see the letter below from UVU Ballroom Director Chris Williams for information about UVU Ballroom scholarships:

    Graduating Seniors!

    For those of you would like to continue your dancing after high school and in college, here is the information you will need to apply for a scholarship with Utah Valley University!

    All applications and requirements can be found online.  https://www.uvu.edu/dance/auditions.html.  At the bottom of the page there is a link “New Student Dance Scholarship Application Fall 2018”.  Fill out the form completely and send (hard copy or scanned copy) to Chris Witt (wittch@uvu.edu).  You will need to submit a video of two dances (one Latin/Rhythm and one Standard/Smooth) to Chris Witt as well.

    The deadline for applications is due before January 27, 2018.

    If you are planning to serve an LDS mission right after high school, please submit your videos and application so we can consider you for future placement and possible scholarship on our Company.

    We look forward to seeing you at UVU!

    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at cwilliams@uvu.edu.

    Thank you!

    Chris Williams

    UVU Ballroom Dance Company Director

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    Provo Comp Entries Due Friday (and Youth Rhythm)

    This is a reminder that registration for the Provo High School Dancesport Festival on January 26 & 27, 2018 is due by this Friday, January 12, to avoid late fees. After Friday, registrations will have a $10 late fee. After January 19, the late fee is $20 and registration will be closed until January 26 at the competition.

    Also, team registrations are due by this Friday. After Friday NO team registrations will be accepted.

    Please note that Youth Rhythm has been added as an event, to be held Saturday.

    Dancers and teams can register here:

    2018 PHS Dancesport Festival Registration

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    Provo High Dancesport Festival Registration Open

    The registration is now available for the Provo High School Dancesport Festival on January 26 & 27, 2018. Dancers and teams can register here:

    2018 PHS Dancesport Festival Registration

    Entries are due by January 12 to avoid late fees. After Jan 12, a $10 late fee will be assessed. After Jan 19, a $20 late fee will be assessed. However, entries will be closed from January 19 until the day of the competition (Jan 26).

    See the letter from Angela Williams below for more information about the competition:

    It is  that time of year again!  We would like to invite all of you to the Provo High School Dancesport Festival on January 26th and 27th at Provo High School in Provo, UT!  Registration is now open and on line!  It will be open until January 12thwithout a late fee!  It is once again the UBEA State Title for ShowDance competitions.  Please see the rules associated with this title and the individual events for both days.  For more information about anything related to PHS Dancesport Festival got to provohighballroom.com.

    Register at provohighballroom.com

    Payments for admission, table seats, team payments, rooms, etc will be on MySchoolFees.com.

    Hope to see you all there again for another wonderful beginning to the 2018 ballroom dance competition season.

    Sincerely,
    Angela Williams

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    BYU Marks

    The judges marks for the BYU Dancesport Championships this last weekend are available here:

    2017 BYU Dancesport Championships Marks

    On the default screen, results are listed and organized by dance style, including class and syllabus events. You can search by dancer by clicking the blue Search Events button in the upper left corner and selecting Search Competitors.

     

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    UVU Concert and Preview Night

    The UVU Ballroom Dance Company will perform in concert on November 17 & 18, 2017 in the Ragan Theater in Sorenson Center on UVU campus.

    Dive into the visual extravaganza of UVU’s Roots of Knowledge, a massive stained glass window that presents a panorama of history and human drama. The intricate details incorporated into each panel represent years of painstaking research on the events and people that shaped humankind from the days of wooly mammoths and cavemen to the iPhone. Through dance, UVU Ballroom Dance Company pays tribute to the outstanding beauty, workmanship and history displayed in this astounding diorama.

    Tickets can be purchased here:

    UVU Ballroom in Concert: Roots of Knowledge

    UVU Ballroom will also host a Preview Night for all prospective students interested in joining the UVU Ballroom program. Please see the announcement below for information about the Preview Night on November 18, 2017:

    We invite you to Utah Valley University’s Ballroom Dance Program Preview Night – November 18th at 4:30pm in RL 154. Come meet the faculty, learn about the program, see our award-winning company perform with a meet and greet following. Scholarships, Admissions, Degree information will all be discussed.

    High School Juniors & Seniors and their parents are strongly encouraged to attend.

    Student discounted tickets to the UVU Ballroom Dance Concert are available. For special student discount pricing, please contact Chris Williams at cwilliams@uvu.edu for your promo code.

    Please RSVP as seating is limited: Christopher Williams – CWilliams@uvu.edu

    Light refreshments will be served. We look forward to seeing you!

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