Competition Team

The University of Minnesota Ballroom Competition Team was founded in 2010. Since then we have been steadily growing and improving (currently ranked 1st in the nation!), and always looking to have fun while doing so. Auditions are held in the fall and spring of each school year, and are open to collegiate dancers of all backgrounds and skill levels. Each semester the team competes in one home competition - Blast in the Fall, Dance Fest in the Spring - and one away competition. We consistently place several finalists at the newcomer, bronze, and silver levels of these events.

Practices are led by officers on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 to 7:15 pm in Multipurpose Rooms 1 and 2 of the University Rec Center. On Fridays, we practice from 6:00 to 9:00 pm in Multipurpose Room 5. Our full calendar can be viewed here.

Detailed information regarding fundraising and attendance requirements, costs, and proper attire are included in the official Competition Team Packet, available here.

Competition Schedule

The competition team attends four competitions over the course of the school year:

Minnesota Ballroom Blast October 27, 2018
Badger DanceSport Ballroom Classic November 10, 2018
U Dancefest March 2-3, 2019
Collegiate Nationals Spring 2019
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