The United Dance Organisation
Established in 2002, UDO is the world's largest international hip hop organization, and fastest growing hip hop and commercial dance brand globally.
UDO's mission is to provide dancers of all ages, levels, backgrounds, abilities and disabilities, a positive and supportive platform to discover and unleash their creativity. We believe in making street, hip hop and commercial dance inclusive for all. Whether dancing for fun, fitness, achievement, or with the aim of training to become a dance teacher or industry professional, UDO's philosophy is to help dancers achieve their goals.
Our vision is to empower and inspire young people, by nurturing skills, confidence, passion and talent in a safe and encouraging environment.
UDO Hip Hop Competitions & Major Championships
Back in 2002, one event quickly turned into a global sensation.
UDO competitions are high quality inclusive events, open to people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.
Working and partnering with leading dance professionals who judge and adjudicate at our events, all competitors have the chance to perform in front of truly inspirational dancers that share our philosophy.
We host events around the World, from one day regional qualifiers to 5 day Championships.
New for 2018, saw our first ever UDO North American Hip Hop Dance Championships and the UDO Asia-Pacific Hip Hop Dance Championships.
UDO Academy – Hip Hop Training & Syllabus
The UDO Academy is a development program that provides high quality hip hop training and examinations to set industry standards and reward achievement and progression.
The comprehensive syllabus is designed to enable dancers to gain accreditation in street dance, from a pre-primary level through to a teaching level qualification. Available via distance learning, the training introduces the foundations and techniques in all styles of street dance and guides the student through 48 separate street dance routines.
Approximately 6 hours of instructional videos have been carefully and comprehensively created by our expert dance teachers, who are among the best professional hip hop dancers in the world. Progression through the syllabus and examinations leads to UDO accreditation and is a preparatory step towards the Level 2 Certificate in Teaching hip hop.
For more information about the UDO Academy, the street dance syllabus and teacher training programmes, please visit the website.