We are excited to bring dancers together from all over the nation to showcase their skills in the first-ever Virtual UDA Solo Showdown. 

This solo competition will allow dancers to compete against the best of the best and perform their favorite solo routines! 

Upload your video on September 21st, 2020.  

Regional and overall winners will be announced on Saturday, September 26th!

You must be a coach of a school team or an All-star program to register your dancers for this event. Dancers CANNOT register themselves. Registration closes September 17, 2020! 

View Division Listing

View Division Listing

Cost: $30 per dancer

Coaches can nominate up to 5 dancers per team to enter into this solo competition. Participants will upload 1 minute and 30-second video of themselves performing a Jazz, Contemporary/Lyrical, Pom, or Hip Hop solo! Each routine will be judged on execution, impression, and choreography.

Once registered, you will be sent information on how to upload your video and watch the solo competition for FREE via Varsity TV!

Solo Requirements: 

  • Each dancer needs to be associated with a school or All-Star team
  • Only one solo entry per dancer
  • 1 min 30 second time limit 

**Limited space is available. The deadline for registration is September 17, 2020. To avoid cancellation, all release waivers and full payment must be received no later than September 18, 2020.**

Divisions and Categories

2020 Divison Listing

Divisions:

**The age of the competitor as of August 31, 2020 will be used for the UDA Solo Showdown.**

  • College: **dancers must currently be on a college dance team to compete in this division**
  • Senior: Ages 17-18
  • Teen: Ages 15-16
  • Junior: Ages 12-14
  • Youth: Ages 9-11
  • Mini: Ages 6-8

Categories:

  • Pom
  • Jazz
  • Contemporary/Lyrical
  • Hip Hop

Uploading Your Video

 You will receive an email prior to September 21st with specific information on how to upload your video.

It is important that your video is submitted properly. Correct uploading of your solo performance will allow judges to critique you in the best way possible. Like a normal competition, we want this performance to be fresh and perfected! Show us your best! Once you register, you will receive specific information where and when to upload your video

  • All routines must be recorded specifically for this event. Videos from previous competitions or events will not be accepted.
  • Routines can be recorded with any camera, phone, or device you choose that can capture high-quality video (Nikon, Sony, Canon, GoPro, iPhone Devices, Samsung Devices, etc.).
  • Videos MUST be filmed wide-framed, horizontal, landscape. NO VERTICAL, TALL VIDEOS.
  • Performances should not be edited.  It needs to be a single shot, and not edited from multiple takes. 
  • While filming, cameras must be held still at a wide-angle. Do not move the camera or make adjustments to capture dancers while they are moving. Tripods are recommended.
  • Make sure your video has good lighting and clearly showcases the dancers.
  • The music must be LOUD and clearly heard in the recording of your video. We recommend holding your speaker directly next to your phone or camera.