UDO British Dance Festival

Winter Gardens Blackpool, 97 Church Street, Blackpool, FY1 1HL, GB
April 19th 2024

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UDO BRITISH DANCE FESTIVAL 2024

Winter Gardens, GB
April 19th 2024 - April 21st 2024

 

 Image EVENT DETAILS

THE UDO'S BRITISH DANCE FESTIVAL IS THE GREATEST PLATFORM TO SHOWCASE YOUR DANCING TALENTS HERE IN BRITAIN.

From 19th - 21st April 2024, Dancers across the British Isles will unite together over this fantastic weekend to compete for prizes, prestige, British Champion titles and qualification to the major UDO European and UDO World Championships 2024! 

We welcome all ages and abilities & pride ourselves on providing an enjoyable, supportive and family friendly atmosphere at this event.

There will be UDO British, UDO Encore, Exhibition Arena, Performance Stage, Workshops, Masterclasses and so much more!

CHECK OUT WHAT WENT DOWN AT BRITISH DANCE FESTIVAL 2023 HERE

Further information on the ENCORE Side of British Dance Festival, Click HERE

TO QUALIFY FOR THE UDO BRITISH DANCE FESTIVAL 2024. YOU NEED TO ATTEND ENCORE WEEKEND OR AN ENCORE REGIONAL TO COMPETE IN ALL ENCORE STYLES & CATEGORIES (SOLOS, DUOS & TEAMS) 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:

  • Solos
  • Duos
  • Trioquads 
  • Battles: 1V1 ( additional £7 per battle to be paid on arrival) & 2V2 (additional £10 per battle to be paid on arrival) (Registration for 2V2 battles will be available soon)
    - Age Categories: U12, U16 & O16 
  • Teams 
  • Inclusive/Accessible Teams - Making Dance Accessible for all!
  • Supercrews
  • Crew Battles - The Top two Crew from each Country (Total of 8 Crews) will QUALIFY for the UDO World Championships 2024 in Crew Battles. The TOP 4 Crews will then go Head 2 Head to be crowned the British Dance Festival Crew Battle CHAMPIONS 2024. 
  • Parent & Child - You can choose up to 2 Children to enter this category with. 
  • Battle Of Britain - The highest scoring Teams from England, Ireland, Scotland & Wales will battle it out to become Battle Of Britain Champions 2024. 
  • University Dance Challenge - The University Dance Challenge is back! This is the perfect opportunity for Universities across the UK to take part in the British Dance Festival. Whether you are a Street Dance or Pom Team, this category is for everyone! 

    For more information, please email mitch@theudogroup.com 

Levels: Beginner, Novice, Intermediate, Advanced
Ages: U6 (Street Solos & Duos ONLY) U8,U10,U12,U14,U16,U18,O18 (Street Dance Duos & Teams ONLY) 

WORKSHOPS

We pride ourselves in providing the best lineup of Choreographers and Judges across the UK to attend this event. We want to ensure we offer dancers the best training at our events. Our workshop lineup for 2023 consisted of a variety of AMAZING Choreographers including; Mr Youtube, BouBou, Philip Birchall and so many more! 

OUR 2024 HEADLINERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED  

We are so excited to say that BouBou and Rebecca Davies will be headlining the UDO British Dance Festival 2024.  

BouBou's masterclass will be £10 per dancer and you can purchase your pass at the event (fist come, first serve basis)

Rebecca Davies will be hosting 2 x 90 minute masterclasses over the weekend. Passes will be £10 per dancer per class and these will be available to purchase at the event (first come, first serve basis)

DANCE COLLEGES & EXHIBITIONS

We will have some of the UK's TOP Dance Colleges & Exhibitions at the UDO British Dance Festival 2024. They will have a Trade Stand for you to ask any questions you may have about the Courses they offer AND will be providing you with a Show Stopping Performance on the Saturday Evening!

British Dance Festival 2024 is a qualifier for UDO EUROPEANS, UDO WORLDS 2024 (Street Dance ONLY) & UDO Dance Stars (ENCORE) 

To qualify for Europeans;
You will need to place TOP 5 in your category (Solos, Duos, Trioquads, Teams & Supercrews)
You will need to place TOP 4 in Battles. 

To qualify for Worlds;
You will need to place TOP 3 in your TEAM & SUPERCREW
you will need to place TOP 5 in Solos, Duos & Trioquads
You will need to place TOP 2 in Battles. 
You will need to Place TOP 4 in Crew Battles


ImageLocation info: Winter Gardens, 97 Church Street, Blackpool, FY1 1HL

Image Schedule:
 Dowload the free info pack for the tentative schedule HERE

Image Trio/Quad Music:

UNDER 10 - RĒVE - BIG BOOM (CLEAN)
iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/big-boom/1688642000?i=1688642017  
LINK: RĒVE - BIG BOOM (CLEAN) 

UNDER 14 - KANYE WEST - CHAMPION
iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/champion/1442845779?i=1442846321  
Youtube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WuU-58_MnYs&list=RDWuU-58_MnYs&start_radio=1  

UNDER 18 - TIMBERLAND FT NELLY FURTADO & JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE - KEEP GOING UP
iTunes Link: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/keep-going-up/1704227716?i=1704227731  
Youtube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGwmA8qM5wk  

OVER 18 - JON MCXRO - LEGO (CLEAN)
LINK: JON MCXRO - LEGO (CLEAN)

ENCORE SOLO / DUO MUSIC: 
Click HERE

Image Rules 2023-2024
Click HERE for General UK Rules
Click HERE for Inclusive/Accessible Judges Criteria 

Image Tickets:
PRE ORDER WEEKEND INCLUSIVE DANCER TICKET*: £105
*Includes Solo, Duo, Trioquad, Team, Supercrew, Crew Battle & Workshops. Excluding Masterclasses and 1v1 Battles)

PRE ORDER WEEKEND DANCER TICKET*:
 £85
*Includes 1 x Team Dance & Workshops. Excluding Masterclasses and 1v1 Battles)

PRE ORDER WEEKEND SPECTATOR TICKET: £75

DANCER & SPECTATOR FRIDAY TICKET: £30

DANCER & SPECTATOR SATURDAY TICKET:  £45

DANCER & SPECTATOR SUNDAY TICKET:   £45

Please note: If you have purchased early bird tickets the full balance is due by 1st February 2024.

To book tickets, a £10 deposit per person is required upon booking and full payment is due by 1st March 2024. 

 

YOUR FREE BDF INFORMATION PACK IS AVAILABLE HERE

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


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

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