Nationals - Whistler, B.C.
Please be aware that WDA will only be taking groups who qualify in Saskatoon to the Nationals and Dance World Cup in Whistler, AB in July 2015. Participants must wait to see how they do in Saskatoon. If your child’s group qualifies, you will need to decide if you will attend Whistler by May 27, 2015. There will be additional fees and classes associated with participation in the National and/or World Competitions.
When and where are Nationals 2015?
Proposed dates July 2 - 3, 2015 - Whistler, BC, Canada McDonald Ballroom converted into a theatre with Marlee floor.
Who can compete at Nationals?
All routines that compete at a 5678 Showtime Regional. There may be invitations if unable to attend a Regional. Dates are subject to change based on entries.
Are there other requirements for Nationals?
Yes, National Dancers of the Year (D/Y) must register for Package ($350) which includes convention, rehearsals, DWC Outfit and Showcase, and Special Activities. Studios must register by deadline date May 29, 2015.
Where do the competitors come from at Nationals?
In 2014, competitors represented all provinces (excetion PEI). CBC recognizes 5678 Nationals as the only official Nationals.
Is there a limit to the number of entries for Nationals?
There is no limit to the number of entries provided there is space is available within the limited time frame of the event.
Are there ability levels at Nationals?
Yes, Novice (1 - 2 years of training); Junior (3 - 5 years); Senior (6 or more years of dance training).
What are the National 1st, 2nd, 3rd place awards?
Crystal trophies for routines; 3” crystal medals for dancers High Score Crystal Trophies - 20” high - each $500 value. Cash awards double at Nationals with up to $44,500 cash.
When are awards presented at Nationals?
Trophies and medals for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place are presented after each session; High Score trophies and cash awards are presented at the end of the Nationals competition. Dancers must be present for High Score awards.
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