About Dance USA ®


Welcome to Dance USA Performing Arts Championships!

We offer the ultimate dance challenge! With regional championship cities across the USA and a national finals, we offer something special for everyone!

Dance USA® National director, Tiffanie Kalisz. As Dance USA® begins it's 19th year of making a difference in dance, we welcome all our participating studios to a fabulous tour across the USA! We are unique from other National competitions as we offer an International experience to our top dancers from each years national finals by inviting them to be a member of the Dance USA®


  • Awarding over $50,000 in cash awards and scholarships

  • An educated judging panel with quality and informative adjudication

  • Dance awards and an environment that always provides a positive approach to the competition experience

  • 2 levels of competition

  • Huge 7 foot trophies awarded at Nations!
  • Dance USA ® Studio Challenge for Cash and Certificates

  • Mark Marino Foundation Fundraiser events at Nationals

  • Exclusive Mr. & Miss Dance USA ® Title competition

  • National Dance Team selections made at each of our regional championships!

  • International Dance Team selections made at our national championships!

30 competitive categories

Acrobatic, Acro-Dance, Ballet, Baton, Character Acro-Gym, Character Dance, Cheerleading, Clogging, Ethnic, Gymnastics, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Lip-Sync, Lyrical, Modern, Musical Theater, Novelty, Open, Pantomime, Pointe, Pom-Pom, Production, Song & Dance, Sportswear Modeling, Star Performer, Student Improv, Tap, Variety Arts, Vocal.

Regional Entry Fees

Solos $85.00, Duet-Trios $45.00 Per Dancer, Groups, Lines and Productions $40.00 Per Dancer, Title Event $95.00, Photogenic and Costume $40.00. There is never a currency conversion fee for Canadian dollars!

Workshops and Classes

Dance Jamm Fall Workshops and Competition! Workshops are offered at all National Finals events. Teachers always attend with no tuition fee.

Special Activities

Dance USA Dance Party, Workshop Classes and the Awesome Dance USA National Dance Team Rehearsals and Performances at all National Finals Events!


MiniAges 4-6
PetiteAges 7-9
JuniorAges 10-12
TeenAges 13-15
SeniorAges 16-19
AdultAges 20 & over
Pro-AmAny dancer with a full time teacher or instructor performing.
DivisionsSolo, Duet-Trio, Small Group, Large Group, Line and Production.