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Competition Registration is OPEN!

2021 Summer Camp

Put the #SpotlightOnSpirit with UDA this summer!

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Work with the best of the best.

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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!

UCA & UDA College Nationals 

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UDA News

Watch The UCA & UDA Mississippi State College Camp Show!

Watch The UCA & UDA Mississippi State College Camp Show!

UCA & UDA college camps are underway this summer and the Varsity TV team visited Mississippi State University college camp in Starkville, Mississippi this past week! To recap all the great things that took place at UCA & UDA college camp at MSU, you can tune in to the College Demo & Camp Show on Varsity TV Saturday, July 24th at 9 AM CST.

Jul. 19, 2021

How To Prepare for UDA Camp this Summer!

Summer is in full swing and we are putting the #SpotlightOnSpirit at UDA Camp! Here are 4 ways you can prepare for UDA Camp this Summer: Set Team Goals UDA Camp is the perfect way to start your team’s season! Whether you are looking to learn performance ready routines, bond as a team, improve your […]

Jun. 29, 2021

Benefits of dance

Benefits of Dance

Being a dancer is so much more than standing on the sidelines, rooting on your team or performing on...

Jun. 24, 2021

𝗕𝗜𝗚 𝗡𝗘𝗪𝗦: For the first time, we are casting for Varsity All Star Fashion 𝗗𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗠𝗼𝗱𝗲𝗹𝘀! Do you know a dancer that’s part of an all star program or studio that would shine on set? Tag them in the comments to encourage them to 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆 𝗻𝗼𝘄 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵 𝗢𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝟴𝘁𝗵— link in bio for application 💃🏼📸 #CastMeVarsity
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Happy National School Spirit Day! We believe in the power of spirit and the positive impact it has in schools and communities across the country 📣
Use the hashtag #CelebrateSpirit and tag @VarsityBrands and @udadance to share your spirited moments throughout the day!
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𝙍𝙀𝙂𝙄𝙎𝙏𝙍𝘼𝙏𝙄𝙊𝙉 𝘾𝙇𝙊𝙎𝙀𝙎 𝙏𝙊𝙉𝙄𝙂𝙃𝙏 for the UDA Solo Showdown. Don't miss your chance to compete virtually against dancers from across the nation! Tag a friend to remind them to sign up!💃
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𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙑𝙞𝙧𝙩𝙪𝙖𝙡 𝙂𝙖𝙢𝙚 𝘿𝙖𝙮 𝙆𝙞𝙘𝙠 𝙊𝙛𝙛 is back! Virtually showcase your skills and see where your team's spirit matches up against other teams from across the country 📣 Comment below your favorite game-day tradition and hit the link in the bio to register!
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Bring the 𝙃𝙔𝙋𝙀 to the UDA Solo Showdown 😎 Comment below if you are competing with us! Registration closes Thursday.
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#CelebrateSpirit this Friday, September 17, on National School Spirit Day! We believe that spirit is a necessity and it is proven to have a positive impact in schools and communities across the country.

Share your spirited moments by tagging @VarsityBrands and @udadance using #CelebrateSpirit.
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Who’s ready for some Friday Night Lights? Tag your sideline buddy & get them hyped for game day!! 🏈⭐️
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Tune into ESPNU tomorrow morning at 7:30 AM EST to watch your favorite Hip Hop and Kick performances from 2021#UDANationals 📺🏆 Check out the other September airdates using the link in bio + stay tuned for more to be added!
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𝙒e are so excited to see your team shine bright! Bring your school spirit to the competition stage this season at a #UDACompetition 🏆  Registration is OPEN, snag your spot today!
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Who's ready for the 𝙐𝘿𝘼 𝙎𝙊𝙇𝙊 𝙎𝙃𝙊𝙒𝘿𝙊𝙒𝙉?! Showcase your amazing talent and compete against dancers from across the nation. This competition is open to ages 6 - college!! Hit the link in our bio to learn more 🤩
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𝙂𝙀𝙏 𝙐𝙋 𝙄𝙏'𝙎 𝙂𝘼𝙈𝙀 𝘿𝘼𝙔 😍 Tag your sideline sister and wish them good luck!
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Raise your (pom) if you are ready for some 𝙁𝙧𝙞𝙙𝙖𝙮 𝙉𝙞𝙜𝙝𝙩 𝙇𝙞𝙜𝙝𝙩𝙨! 🏈 Be sure to tag @udadance in your game day pics for a chance to be featured on our page! Comment below which team you are rooting for this season 📣
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It’s time to #ShowYourGold for @StJude ✨ September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – grab your gold and help us rally around the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 🎗️💛 #VarsitySpiritCares
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The competition lineup is 10/10 this season ✨ It's time to 𝙡𝙚𝙫𝙚𝙡 𝙪𝙥 your game day to 𝙒𝙊𝙒 the crowd this season! Choose from our 20+ dates and locations and pick the perfect competition for your team! (link in bio)
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Registration for the 𝙑𝙞𝙧𝙩𝙪𝙖𝙡 𝙐𝘿𝘼 𝙎𝙤𝙡𝙤 𝙎𝙝𝙤𝙬𝙙𝙤𝙬𝙣 is OPEN! 🤩 Compete against dancers from all over the nation and showcase your favorite solo routine! Tag a friend & hit the link in our bio to register!
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That’s a wrap Nashville! 👏🏼 We had the best time at our College Dance Team Combine this weekend! Thank you to all of the dancers and coaches who came to network & learn what it takes to be a member of a collegiate program 📣
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Don't forget to tune into ESPNU today starting at 3 PM EST to watch your favorite teams compete in 𝙥𝙤𝙢 & 𝒿𝒶𝓏𝓏 at the 2021 National Dance Team Championship! Comment below if you will be watching! 🤩
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Calling all 𝔸𝕝𝕝 𝕊𝕥𝕒𝕣 𝕋𝕖𝕒𝕞𝕤 💙 We are excited to announce that is there is 𝙉𝙊 qualification necessary to compete at the 2022 National Dance Team Championship! Tag your teammates to let them know & hit the link in our bio to learn more about what's new this year ☝️
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Set your alarms! Relive the magic of the 2021 National Dance Team Championship on ESPNU tomorrow starting at 3 PM EST! Tag your teammates and remind them to tune in 👀📺
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𝒿𝓊𝓂𝓅𝒾𝓃𝑔 𝒻𝑜𝓇 𝒿𝑜𝓎 because #UDACompetition registration is OPEN! Don't miss your chance to perfect your performance and get feedback from our qualified judges 💯 Hit the link in our bio to snag your spot!
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