Dance Team

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The National Dance Team Championship takes place at the Walt Disney World Resort® in Orlando, Florida. The NDTC is administered by Universal Dance Association, a division of Varsity Spirit. The NDTC is the only national-level dance team championship that is endorsed by the National Federation of State High School Associations, the national service and administrative organization for high school athletics and fine arts programs. View highlights, results and more from last year’s championship on #VarsityTV!

Varsity TV is proud to bring you complete LIVE and on-demand coverage of the 2020 UDA National Dance Team Championship! Enjoy competition routine videos, complete results, exclusive team features, and so much more. Join Varsity TV now for unlimited access.

2021 National Dance Team Championship: January 29 – 31, 2021.

Championship Information

How to Qualify for NDTC

To attend the National Dance Team Championship, teams must first qualify by receiving one of the following:


  • Receiving a home routine trophy at UDA Camp with 7 or more dancers in attendance
  • Receiving a Superior Trophy at UDA Camp with 7 or more dancers in attendance
  • Receiving a trophy at a UDA Fall Competitions if the team attended a camp with 7 or more participants

All Star

  • Receiving a home routine trophy at UDA Camp
  • Receiving a Superior Trophy at UDA Camp
  • Receiving a trophy at a UDA Fall Competition
  • Submitting a video for qualification

Game Day at NDTC

The format for NDTC will add a video element that allows the audience to see the team’s involvement in their school and community throughout their season. With all four elements combined, the Game Day performance cannot exceed a 4:00 time limit.

Spirit Video: This component will be sent in prior to the championship and will be played between the Spirit Raising Performance and the Performance Routine. The video has a time limit of 45 seconds and should showcase what your team is doing within the school and community throughout the season. There must be a total of five video clips with a minimum of two clips in the school and two clips in the community.

View Examples of a Spirit Video Here:


Teams must attend a UDA Overnight Summer Camp and receive a Home Routine trophy or a Superior Trophy to be eligible to participate in the 2020 UDA National Dance Team Championship.

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