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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Benefits of BAND

Let’s Talk BAND! Hey coach! Are you looking to improve communication with your team? BAND is the way to go...

Jun. 11, 2019

Become A Material Master: 7 Tips To Improve Memory

Become A Material Master: 7 Tips To Improve Memory

Whether you're at a camp or at home preparing for fall game days, learning material is one of the top responsibilities for cheerleaders and dancers. If you struggle with bad memory, however, this can quickly become overwhelming as you sort through numerous band dances, cheers, and chants on the sidelines.

Jun. 4, 2019

Breathtaking Moments From Large Varsity Jazz Finals

Breathtaking Moments From Large Varsity Jazz Finals

A photo captures a split-second of a moment that will live on forever. In the pictures below dancers and fans alike can see and feel the emotions the athletes experience as they dance their way into history.These are some of the most memorable photos of Large Varsity Jazz Finals that will take your breath away.

Feb. 3, 2019