About Universal Dance Association

Universal Dance Association was founded in 1980 as Universal Dance Camps. It was started as a need for educational training for what were then called “drill teams.” UDA actually started calling them “dance teams” to better promote the activity. Jeff Webb and Kris Shepherd started UDA to provide high quality educational training for college and high school dancers through summer camps and clinics on college campuses. From the beginning, UDA focused on the highest standards-the finest instructors, the best choreographers and the most exciting and innovative routines anywhere!

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UDA News

Varsity All-Americans Take On Thanksgiving!

Varsity All-Americans Take On Thanksgiving!

Varsity All-American cheerleaders and dancers from all across the country woke up bright and early on Thanksgiving morning to participate in some of the biggest holiday parades!

Nov. 29, 2018

Colorado: The Current State Of Dance

Colorado: The Current State Of Dance

There’s something special in the air when the UDA Mile High Championship rolls around every season. Some of the best high school dance teams in Colorado gather in downtown Denver to compete for local bragging rights and to set the tone for the competitive season. 

Nov. 26, 2018

Hungry? Peak Athletics Has Something Cooking!

Hungry? Peak Athletics Has Something Cooking!

Just when you thought that a Mini division couldn’t get any cuter, the Mini Poms from Colorado’s Peak Athletics showed up to serve some cuteness on a teal platter.

Nov. 11, 2018