UDA College Dance Team Combine

UDA College Dance Team Combine

The College Dance Team Combine

The College Dance Team Combine is an opportunity for the 2024-2028 graduating classes to prepare to dance at the collegiate level. Athletes will learn about recruitment and college tryouts and have the opportunity to network with different college programs. The UDA Combine is here to help athletes prepare for all aspects of dancing at the collegiate level.


  • Industry Lead Master Classes
  • Live UDA Staff Feedback
  • Access to Attending Schools Highlight Webpage
  • The Showcase
    • The Showcase is open to Juniors (class of 2025) and Seniors (class of 2024) for additional time with college coaches. This is a time for athletes to invest more time in their top choice schools.

See below for locations and pricing!



To register an individual follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the link for the day you are attending and scroll down to click on the “Individual Registration” button
  2. Click the correct option for who is signing up for the event. Be sure if you are a parent signing up an athlete you check the correct box as registration information is different.
  3. Fill out all registration information
    • Double check that the athlete’s name and birthdate are correct
    • Double check the shirt size selected during enrollment. This is the top they will wear throughout the event so it should not be oversized

After registering as an individual and processing payment, the system will take you back to the log in page. It will take up to 2 business days for you to receive a confirmation email for payment and registration. Please do not submit multiple times to avoid duplicate registration and payments!

Session 1: Aug. 27, 2023

The Showcase: Aug. 27, 2023 

Pricing Information

  • Athletes – $125
    • Includes 2 Industry Lead Master Classes, College Game Prep Class, UDA Combine Tank Top, Live Feedback throughout from UDA Combine Staff, Access to Attending Programs Informational Website.
  • The Showcase – $25
    • Includes additional time with college coaches in a smaller setting. LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE



Combine College Team List

College Program Info: COMING SOON

College Program List:

Arizona Christian University

Cal State University Fullerton

California St Univ-Dominguez Hills

College of Southern Nevada

Grand Canyon University

Hope International University

Ottawa University Arizona

San Diego State University

Texas Tech University

Texas Woman’s University

UC Santa Barbara

University of Oregon

University of Texas at Dallas

University of Washington

Vanguard University

Washington State University

California Baptist University

California State San Marcos

University of Nevada – Las Vegas

SESSION 1 Info: Tesoro High School

Location: Tesoro High School| Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Date: August 27, 2023 *THIS COMBINE IS ONLY ONE DAY

Time: 10:00am-6:00pm

Schedule – CLICK HERE


All athletes must review the COVID Rules prior to check-in and return the participant waiver during check-in.

The Showcase: Tesoro High School

Location: Tesoro High School | Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Date: August 27, 2023

Time: 6:00-7:30 pm

Schedule – CLICK HERE



  • Open to Juniors (class of 2025) and Seniors (class of 2024)
  • Limited to 100 Athletes
  • Improv Showcase – Athletes will have a chance to showcase their skills for the coaches while improv dancing across the floor.
  • Combo Performance for Coaches – Athletes will receive a Combo ahead of time consisting 4 eight counts of Jazz, 4 eight counts of Pom, and 4 eight counts of Hip Hop. Athletes will be organized in smaller groups to perform for coaches.
  • Additional time with college coaches by division panels
  • Top 3 interest form – Athletes will be able to share their top 3 college programs with attending coaches.
  • Zoom Class to prepare athletes for The Showcase will review the following topics:
    • Hair, make up, and what to wear
    • What to bring
    • How to best show interest in your top schools
    • Review the Combo

All athletes must review the COVID Rules prior to check-in and return the participant waiver during check-in.

College Dance Team Coaches

Coaches, are you interested in representing your program at the UDA College Dance Team Combine? 

College Program Fee – $50 Per Program: Includes dedicated booth space, hidden webpage with additional program info given to dancers, contact information for athletes from Session 1 at Santa Margarita Catholic High School, and The Showcase.

UDA Combine – 8/27:  One day only!

Times: 12:00 – 7:30 *Set up will be from 10-12.


Combine FAQs

What is the Combine?

The UDA College Dance Team Combine is an opportunity for dancers to prepare to dance at the collegiate level. Athletes will learn dance combinations, showcase technical skills, attend seminars, and network with different college programs. Whether universities utilize a recruitment-only process or a tryout process, this event is a great place to make connections with a variety of collegiate programs and get noticed by college coaches!

What grades are allowed to attend the Combine?

The Combine is open to individuals in the 2024-2028 graduating classes.

If a location has multiple sessions, should I attend both of them?

No – Our Combine has multiple sessions due to the capacity limit based on the facility size. Multiple sessions allows for more athletes to get the opportunity to attend one of our events!

Is the Combine open to parents and coaches?

Our Combines are closed to all parents. We do allow high school coaches or studio owners into the event if they are chaperoning their athletes.

How do I know what college programs are attending?

Our list of confirmed college programs attending the Combine can be found on the website under each individual Combine session. This list is subject to change.

When will I receive information about what to bring and what to wear?

Registered athletes will receive finalized information one week out from the event. This information will include event-specific details, required forms, what to bring, what to wear and a dance combo that will need to be learned in advance.

How can I best prepare for the event?

Prepare by learning the material sent out! Be ready to perform for staff and college coaches confidently to showcase the best version of yourself. Additionally, you can research skills, styles and the overall brand of college programs attending so that you can put your best foot forward at the Combine!