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Dance World Vup

Information about the Dance World Cup Competition.

The Dance World Cup is an international dance competition for children and young people age 4 through 25. The event is held in a different country every year and it typically attracts more then 10,000 dancers from many different countries. The competition is opento anyone age 25 and younger who attends a private dancing school (private meaning not run by the state).

Disciplines at the Dance World Cup
Dance disciplines contested at the Dance World Cup include tap dancing, acrobatics, ballet, contemporary, folkloric, hip hop, jazz, modern, show dancing, and street dancing.

Participating Countries and Regions
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, England, Estonia, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Jersey, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Netherlands, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Ireland, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United States and Wales

Age Divisions at the Dance World Cup
MINI: Age 9 and younger
CHILDREN: Age 10 to 13
JUNIOR: Age 14 to 17
SENIOR: Age 18 to 25

Dance World Cup Events by Year

2017 Dance World Cup
DATES: June 24 through July 1, 2017
VENUE: Oberrheinhalle
LOCATION: City of Offenburg, Germany

2016 Dance World Cup
DATES: JULY 2-25, 2016
LOCATION: Jersey, Channel Islands, United Kingdom

2015 Dance World Cup
DATES: June 27 through July 4, 2015
NUMBER OF COMPETITORS: About 2800
LOCATION: Bucharest, Romania
ARTICLES AND WEB SITES:
- DWC World "Romania 2015" Report and Results

VIDEOS: - Group "Wake Me Up" Dance

2014 Dance World Cup
NUMBER OF COMPETITORS: About 3,000
NUMBER OF PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES: 28
LOCATION: Algarve, Portugal
ARTICLES AND WEB SITES:
- DWC World "Portugal 2014" Article and Photos

2013 Dance World Cup
NUMBER OF COMPETITORS: About 2,900
NUMBER OF PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES: 25
LOCATION: Brighton, England, United Kingdom
ARTICLES AND WEB SITES:
- DWC World "Brighton 2013" Article and Photos
VIDEOS:
- Highlights of the 2013 Dance World Vup

2012 Dance World Cup
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: About 2,000
LOCATION: Villach, Austria
ARTICLES AND WEB SITES:
- DWC World "Villach 2012" Article and Photos

2011 Dance World Cup
NUMBER OF COMPETITORS: About 1,800
VENUE: Newport Bay Convention Centre, Disneyland Paris
LOCATION: Paris, France
ARTICLES AND WEB SITES:
- DWC World "Paris 2011" Article and Photos

2010 Dance World Cup
NUMBER OF COMPETITORS: Nearly 1,000
VENUES: The competitions were held in two theaters, including the Porto Rotondo outdoor amphitheatre
LOCATION: Sardinia
ARTICLES AND WEB SITES:
- DWC World "Sardinia 2010" Article and Photos

2009 Dance World Cup
DATES: June 23-27, 2009
NUMBER OF COMPETITORS: More than 800
LOCATION: Jersey, Channel Islands, United Kingdom
ORGANIZERS: John Grimshaw and Korinna Soehn
ARTICLES AND WEB SITES:
- DWC World "Jersey 2009" Article
VIDEOS:
- Announcement of the 2009 Dance World Cup I
- Highlights of the 2009 Dance World Cup I
- Tap Dance Winners at the 2009 Dance World Cup
- Silver Medal Mini Ballet at the 2009 Dance World Cup
- Song and Dance Winners the 2009 Dance World Cup I

2008 Dance World Cup
LOCATION: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

2007 Dance World Cup
LOCATION: Jalta, Ukraine

2006 Dance World Cup
LOCATION: Faro, Portugal

2005 Dance World Cup
LOCATION: Wroclaw, Poland

2004 Dance World Cup
PARTICIPATING DANCE SCHOOLS: 10
PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES: Germany Israel, Mexico. Nigeria
LOCATION: Fuerstenfeldbruck near Munich, Germany

Resources

Dance World Cup - Official Web Site

Dance World Cup South Africa

Dance World Cup UK Teams

Ballet Forderkreis Munich,

Wikipedia "Dance World Cup" Article
German language introduction to the Dance World Cup.



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