Competitions release their schedule and fees towards the end of June. Please check back this summer for current information.
DX Dance Competition
April 12-14: Ramsey
April 26-28: Shakopee
May 17-19: Bloomington
Nationals June 10 - 16: Shakopee
John F Kennedy High School
9701 Nicolette Ave S, Bloomington
Lord of Life Community Center
14501 Nowthen Blvd NW, Ramsey
Shakopee High School
100 - 17th Ave West, Shakopee
Competition Fee Due dates:
* Group Dances:
2nd week of fall classes
August 20, 2023
All solos, duos and trios must sign up to compete their normal recital dance. If there is not enough interest from their class, they will still be able to compete the solo, duo or trio.
ALL competing dancers (and their parents) are required to read and sign the competition contract. There are separate sections for Dancers and Parents to sign off on. Dancers will not be allowed to compete unless both they and their parents sign off on the contract.
Group Dance Requirements
Costs for dancers competing their recital dance:
Group Dance = $75 (includes competition fee, and one 30 min "competition only" lesson the weekend before the competition)
Nationals = $85
Due mid September
T-Shirt = $20
* all dancers will wear the recital t-shirt for competition awards
Ordering in January.
Jacket = $60 (optional)
Online ordering in January.
Extra Lessons (as needed or requested by dancers):
$8/dancer for 30 min lesson
Will be scheduled on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday in March.
Large Group Dance
Dancers have the opportunity to sign up for a special multi-age large group competition dance.
Cost: TBD + $75 competition fee + costume
Solos, Duos and Trios
All dancers in a solo, duo or trio must sign up for 4 lessons (45 minutes each) to learn and polish their dances. Each lesson will be shared with another dance to best use the time, so dancers will be assigned specific weeks based on the conflicts they send in after registering.
Competition Lesson Tuition: $100 (scheduled between September and December)
Due with fall registration.
Solo = $150 ($160 for Nationals)
Duo = $90/ dancer ($100 for Nationals)
Trio = $90/ dancer ($100 for Nationals)
Due in August.
Costumes are an extra cost ($50 - $100 depending on style chosen. Costume rental may be available for $25 if the studio has one that suits the dance).
Due with recital costume order in December.
Extra Private Lessons in the Winter or Spring:
Solos, Duos and Trios:
$30 / 30 min (divide between dancers if a duo or trio)
Through the Friday before competition. Times are limited, so please book early to ensure a spot.