Encore Weekend 2023

Central Beach, Barkby Avenue, Prestatyn, LL19 7LA, GB
November 17th 2023

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ENCORE WEEKEND 2023

Pontins Prestatyn Sands, GB
November 17th 2023 - November 19th 2023

Image EVENT DETAILS

Encore Weekend is the Biggest and the Best Dance Weekend to ever be held in the UK. Representing all Dance Styles through Competitions, Workshops and Celebrity Head Judges spread over three fun-filled days of dancing, partying and more…Get involved!

We are heading into Encore Weekend's 10th ANNIVERSARY and every year, the competition just gets bigger and the standard gets higher! We are delighted to announce that we will be heading to Pontin’s, Prestatyn for this fantastic event.

There will be a range of facilities and accommodation options available within Pontin’s including 4 & 6 Berth Classic & Club Chalets.
 
All tickets include access to the full Weekends Competitions, Workshops, Parties, discounted leisure facilities and accommodation.

Secure your place today with just a £25 deposit per person!

THIS IS A QUALIFIER FOR UDO BRITISH DANCE FESTIVAL 2024. YOU NEED TO ATTEND ENCORE WEEKEND OR AN ENCORE REGIONAL TO COMPETE IN ALL ENCORE STYLES & CATEGORIES (TEAMS, DUOS & SOLOS) AT BRITISH DANCE FESTIVAL 2024. 

IF YOU DO NOT ATTEND ENCORE WEEKEND OR AN ENCORE REGIONAL AND QUALIFY AT A UDO STREET DANCE EVENT, YOU WILL ONLY BE ABLE TO COMPETE IN THE STREET DANCE SIDE OF BDF AND 1 X ENCORE TEAM ROUTINE. 

 

Categories:

We will be offering Teams, Duos & Solo’s competitions in a variety of styles.

  • Age Categories (For Teams, Duos & Solos):
    - Mini’s (Ages 4-7)
    - Junior’s (Ages 8-11)
    - Teen’s (Ages 12-15)
    - Seniors (Ages 16+)

    Teams – You may choose a maximum of FOUR Dance Styles from the below to compete in as a team. 

  • Musical Theatre

  • Jazz

  • Contemporary/Lyrical

  • Commercial

  • Ballet / Tap

    All TEAM music needs to be a MAXIMUM of 2 Minutes, 30 Seconds. (Please note teams will be penalised if their music exceeds this)
    The Top 5 Teams, Solos and Duos will be placed with trophies and medals – 1st-5th place.

    INCLUSIVE/ACCESSIBLE TEAMS – This category will have a stand alone judging criteria as well as an Accessible venue and competing area. We want to give everyone the chance to shine in a competition and we are excited to offer this to all.

    ✨All Abilities, Ages & Styles Welcome!✨

    The Inclusive/Accessible Teams category will take place on either the Saturday or Sunday of Encore Weekend and dancers competing in this category ONLY will be eligible to pay for a ONE DAY Dancer Pass.

    This will also include any Workshops being held on this day. If you would like to purchase a Day Pass, please contact hello@theudogroup.com

    More information on our Inclusive/Accessible Category HERE

Duos – You can choose TWO STYLES to compete in. The styles are:

  • Commercial
  • Contemporary / Lyrical
  • Musical Theatre/Jazz

    There will be approx. 5 – 10 duos on the floor at one time.

    Solos – You can choose ONE Dance Style to compete in. The Styles are:

  • Commercial
  • Contemporary / Lyrical

    SEE BELOW FOR SET TRACKS. 

    Dancers are permitted to choreograph 6 counts of 8, and then keep repeating this if they wish. 

If you are an Advanced Soloist/Duo and you reach the final 5, each Solo/Duo will have a 30 second spot, the music will start from the beginning each time.

Please Note: All Solo & Duo categories will be split into Beginner & Advanced and there is a possibility they could be combined based on the number of entries we receive. Therefore, the music set for each AGE CATEGORY will be the same regardless of if you are in the Beginner or Advanced categories for your Solo/Duo.

WORKSHOPS

We pride ourselves in hosting high standard, fantastic quality workshops with Industry Professional Dancers over the weekend. We offer a range of Dance Styles so there is something for everyone whilst also catering to all ages and abilities.

The workshops will be a mix of Street/Commercial, Musical Theatre/Jazz, Contemporary/Lyrical, Tap & Ballet.

Keep an eye out on our Social Media for the Workshop lineup.

PARTIES & SHOWS


The weekend is fun and friendly with parties on both the Friday and Saturday night.
We might even throw in a Theme for you and your Dance School to get involved…PRIZES for the best costumes are also available!

ImageLocation info: Pontin's, Central Beach, Barkby Avenue, Prestatyn LL19 7LA

Image Schedule:
UDO ENCORE WEEKEND 2023 SCHEDULE 

Image ENCORE WEEKEND MUSIC 2023

DUOS:

COMMERCIAL DUO MUSIC:

Mini’s (Ages 4-7):

ARTIST: TROLLS Motion Picture Sound Track

TRACK: Move Your Feet / D.A.N.C.E / It’s A Sunshine Day

iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/move-your-feet-d-a-n-c-e-its-a-sunshine-day/1154238159?i=1154239481

Juniors (8-11):

ARTIST: Cascada

TRACK: Evacuate The Dance Floor

iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/evacuate-the-dancefloor/1443594246?i=1443594492

Teens (12-15):

ARTIST: Rita Ora

TRACK: Radio Active

iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/radioactive/554253415?i=554253423

Senior (16+):

ARTIST: Ciara

TRACK: Give Me Love

iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/give-me-love/983798746?i=983798833

CONTEMPORARY/LYRICAL DUO MUSIC:

Mini’s (Ages 4-7):

ARTIST: James Arthur

TRACK: Falling Like The Stars

iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/falling-like-the-stars/1460836368?i=1460836371 

Juniors (8-11):

ARTIST: Birdy

TRACK: Keeping Your Head Up

iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/keeping-your-head-up/1067959841?i=1067959850

Teens (12-15):

ARTIST: SIA

TRACK: Alive

iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/alive/1162482526?i=1162482533

Senior (16+):

ARTIST: Florence & The Machine

TRACK: You’ve Got The Love

iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/youve-got-the-love/1440982056?i=1440982405

MUSICAL THEATRE / JAZZ DUOS MUSIC:

Mini’s (Ages 4-7):

ARTIST: The Lion King (The West End Orchestra)

TRACK: I Just Can’t Wait To Be King

iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/i-just-cant-wait-to-be-king-from-the-lion-king/1101471656?i=1101471658

Juniors (Ages 8-11):

ARTIST: Diane Guerrero & Stephanie Beatriz

TRACK: What Else Can I Do

iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/what-else-can-i-do/1594677532?i=1594677762

Teens (Ages 12-15):

ARTIST: Six The Musical (Studio Cast Recording)

TRACK: Six

iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/six/1465183308?i=1465183521

Seniors (16+):

ARTIST: Hugh Skinner & Lily James (Mamma Mia 2)

TRACK: Before You Go

iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/waterloo/1380464428?i=1380465305

SOLOS:

COMMERCIAL SOLOS:
Music will be chosen at random by the DJ. It will be a set BPM suitable for the ability and age of the dancers in that category. 

CONTEMPORARY / LYRICAL SOLOS MUSIC:

Please Note, Music will be RANDOM for all Heats, If you reach the FINAL in your age category then you will be performing to a SET song. The list of Set Songs for the Finals are listed below. 

Mini’s (Ages 4-7) FINALS ONLY:

ARTIST: Lewis Capaldi

TRACK: Someone You Loved

iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/someone-you-loved/1441539148?i=1441539154

Juniors (Ages 8-11) FINALS ONLY:

ARTIST: Mabel

TRACK: Time After Time (From the McDonalds Christmas Advert 2021)

iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/time-after-time-from-the-mcdonalds-christmas-advert-2021/1592688761?i=1592688771

Teens (Ages 12-15) FINALS ONLY:

ARTIST: Adele

TRACK: Easy On Me

iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/easy-on-me/1590035691?i=1590036021

Seniors (16+) FINALS ONLY:

ARTIST: Lauren Spencer-Smith

TRACK: Fingers Crossed

iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/fingers-crossed/1609152492?i=1609152497

Image Rules 2023-2024
Click HERE for Encore Weekend Rules 

Image Tickets:

All tickets include access to the full Weekends Competitions, Workshops, Parties, discounted leisure facilities and accommodation.

Secure your place today with just a £25 deposit per person!

Early Bird Weekend Pass & Chalet from £148pp (4 & 6 Berth Chalets)

* You can choose to pay in full at the time of booking or pay a £25 deposit per person, this is a non refundable deposit.

The full balance for EARLY BIRD TICKETS will be due by 19th September 2023. 

Questions about competitions, registrations or any other queries?
 Image 02920 799 199 or Image  hello@theudogroup.com 

Terms & Conditions

  • Please ensure that the tickets you order are all required as once ordered they are non-refundable
  • If you decide to cancel after you have confirmed numbers, you will still need to pay for your tickets
  • If you do require any further tickets, they can be bought on the day of the event as long as it is not a sell out 
  • The running order for the day will vary depending on the number of entrants registered for the event, we reserve the right to change the running order as and when necessary.
  •  All entries to dance need to be done online at least 7 days before the event – this entry is free.
  • Please remember all dancers must be UDO Members - you can register for free UDO membership by clicking the MEMBERSHIP tab above

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN, CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Sorry, but we cannot accept any late entries once registration has closed.

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