Ultimate List of Dance Competitions and Conventions

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Trying to decide which dance competition or dance convention is right for you? There are a variety of options for dance studios across the United States for dancers to compete in a variety of dance styles – ballet, tap, jazz, acro, open, contemporary, lyrical, and musical theater. Competitions offer a variety of skill levels for competing from beginner to intermediate to advanced.  The typical breakdown of age divisions are mini, junior, teen and senior. Dance competitions and dance conventions both offer a variety of performance opportunities for dancers of all ages. Dance Conventions have master classes available with a variety of experienced faculty as well as the opportunity to audition for scholarships. Check out each dance competition’s website to view their tour cities for the upcoming season.  Dancers are given the opportunity to compete against one another in solos, duets, trios, small groups, large groups, and productions. 

Updated: 2/27/22

Dance Competitions

Act 1 Talent
Access Broadway
American Dance Awards
Applause Talent

Beyond The Stars Competition
Boogie Fever USA
Bravo! National Dance & Talent Competition
Celebration Talent
Celebrity Dance Competitions
Dance Educators of America
Dance Expressions Competition
Dance Force Xpress 
Dance America Competition
Dance Magic
Dance Out Competition
Dance Ovations
Dance Showcase USA
Dance Troupe Inc.
Dance USA
Elite Dance Challenge
Elite Dance Cup
Encore DCS
Encore Performing Arts, Inc.
Extreme Talent Showcase
Fire and Ice Talent
Fusion National Dance Competition
Groove Competition
Hall of Fame Dance Challenge
Hollywood Connection
I Love Dance
In10Sity Dance
Kids Artistic Review
Legacy Dance Championships
Masquerade Dance Competition


Move Productions
National Dance Showcase
Nexstar Competition
Odyssey Dance Competition
On Point Dance Competition
On Stage America
Onstage New York
Platinum National Dance Competition
Platinum Performing Arts Competition
Power of Dance
Rainbow Connection
Relevé Dance Competition
Revolution Talent Competition
Rising Star Talent
Showbiz Talent
Showtime Dance Challenge
Sophisticated Productions
Spirit of Dance Awards
Spotlight Dance Cup
Stage One Productions
Star Systems
Star Talent Productions
Starbound National Talent Competition
Starpower Talent
Starquest Dance
Symposium Talent
Take Centerstage Dance Challenge
Talent On Parade
That’s Entertainment Performing Arts Competition
Thunderstruck Dance
Ticket to Broadway
Turn It Up Dance Challenge
Universal Ballet Competition
VIP Dance
Wild About Dance
Xpression Dance Competition
Youth America Grand Prix

Dance Conventions

Did we leave a dance competition or convention off our list?  Leave a comment and we will check it out.


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  2. You are missing “Tribute” and also “Leap!” Competition
    And some companies have Competitions and Conventions AST …should they not be listed on both lists or otherwise indicated??
    ** means Convention and Competition

  3. elite performance challenge and excel in motion convention

  4. Dream maker, Imagine, Countdown, The Dance Awards, Wild Dance Intensive, Starpower International, Energy, In10sive, Powerhouse, Sheer Elite…….

  5. star talent national dance competition

  6. Celia Schulz-Osuna

    Celebrity and Adrenaline

  7. STARZ
    Triple S Dance Competition

  8. Please add Inspire National Dance Competition (inspirendc.com)
    Please add Empire National Dance Competition (empirendc.com)

    Thank you

  9. World Class Talent Experience (Competition)
    Ambition (Convention)


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