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Join Us for an Unforgettable Weekend of Dance!

Regional Dance Competition

Bellingham, MA (1)

Bellingham, MA (1) - Event Details

March 8, 2024 - March 10, 2024

Registration Deadline: February 7, 2024

All attendees will have the opportunity to watch or participate in our week-long activities including:

  • Learn From the Best in the Industry!
    Included with your Nationals registration is our extremely popular Convention Classes taught by top Turn It Up Master Teachers. These teachers will be awarding select dancers scholarship opportunities towards future Turn It Up Dance Challenge events!
  • Meet the Master Teachers!
    Have the chance to get up close and personal and connect with your master teachers on an individual level. Score autographs and take pictures that will last a life-time!
  • Join Us For a Night of Music, Fun, and Dancing!
    Join us mid-week with other studios and dancers at our highly anticipated Nationals Party (parties vary depending on location). There will be music, treats, and more! You won't want to miss this!
  • Compete for Cash and the Title of National Grand Champion
    Top scoring routines will be selected to compete on the last day of nationals in our Dance Battles. Here the top scoring dances will compete to take home CASH prizes up to $9,000 and the title of National Grand Champion!
  • Performances by the Turn It Up National Dance Teams!
    Dancers who have been selected at our regional dance competitions will get a chance to perform as the National Dance Team.
  • National Title Contestant Dance Battle Show Opener!
    National Title Contestants will have the opportunity to learn a new piece of choreography that will open our highly anticipated DANCE BATTLES along side our fantastic Dance Battle Emcees!
  • Compete for the title of Miss & Mr. NATIONAL Turn It Up Dance Challenge!
    Regional Title winners and first and second runner ups are invited to compete for the title of Miss & Mr. National Turn It Up Dance Challenge. Win cash prizes, a coveted National Title Winner Jacket, and so much more!
  • Get Creative on Studio Spirit Day!
    Dress up & get creative with your dance family on Studio Spirit Day for the opportunity to take over the Turn It Up Dance Challenge Instagram story for a day!

Studio directors, dancers, and their families rave Turn It Up Dance Competitions! More than just a weekend of dancing and competing, our team of crew members and judges work hard to guarantee everyone who attends has a truly memorable, educational, and positive experience.

Why attend a Turn It Up Dance Competition:

  • FREE Photo & Video (no media fee).
  • 4 Levels of Competition.
  • Industry Dance Award Nominations.
  • Scholarships Awarded in All Levels.

Venue

60 Blackstone St
Bellingham, MA 02019 United States

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Dance Competition FAQs

Select your competition city on our Tour Dates page and the address of the venue will be listed.

Approximately 10 days before your competition, your studio director will receive a final email including the performance schedule. Souvenir programs with performance schedules will also be available for purchase at the competition.

Yes! All competitions are open to the participating dance studios and their families.

No. For the safety of the dancers, there is absolutely no videotaping or photography allowed at the competition.

We do have a professional photographer and videographer at all of our events and offer FREE photos and videos, which will be available to download approximately 3 weeks after the event.

You can also visit our event results page and many of our social media sites for additional photos and videos.

No, we do not accept independent entries for the competition. You must be with a studio to compete at Turn It Up. We do, however accept independent registration for our conventions.

Ages will be recorded as of January 1st which is the start of the season. Age categories for all entries will be determined by taking the average age of all participants in that entry dropping the decimal point.

  • Tiny 5 years & under
  • Mini 6-8 years
  • Junior 9-11 years
  • Teen 12-14 years
  • Senior Teen 15-18 years
  • Adult 19-30 years
  • Adult+ 30+ years

Please visit our Rules and Regulations page

No, both competitions and conventions are optional. We do not require studios to attend both. Conventions are held in the fall from October to December and Competitions are held in the spring from February - July. 

We do not have a limit as to how many solos a particular dancer can compete, however, soloists may only place once in the top 10 in their perspective age category.

Yes, in all ballroom settings, we build our own stage that is lined with Marley Flooring. Stage dimensions and wing space vary per location.

Studio directors, please call 617-283-8811 or email info@turnitupdance.com for our competition fees.

Please ask your studio director to find out when he or she wants you to arrive at the competition. Because we tend to run early, we ask that all dancers be ready to dance at least 1 hour prior to their scheduled time.

Anyone in the audience hoping to watch a particular dancer should be there one hour ahead of time as well.

Dancers need to check in with our backstage director at least 5 routines prior to their scheduled routine.

You can view and purchase photos and videos by visiting https://turnitupdance.com/photos-video/