Take the Stage: Regional Competitions 2023-24

Take the Stage: The Build Up to the Dance Days Challenge!

Take to the stage and showcase your talent and creativity. We are excited to be facilitating ONLINE DANCE COMPETITIONS for bbodance students and members in each region of the UK and internationally.

Submit a dance video to be shown at your Regional Members’ Meeting. The meeting attendees, along with bbodance CEO Julie Bowers and an external judge will feedback on the submissions and a winner from each region will be decided.

The winner of each regional competition will go through to the live final, the Dance Days Challenge, held on April 4th at Dance Days 2024 in Birmingham.  The overall winner will be crowned and recieve their name on the Dance Days Shield! 


Entry requirements:

  • The closing date for each region will be on the 1st of the month in which their meeting is held, see a full list of closing dates below! 
  • You MUST be associated with a bbodance Registered Teacher or be a bbodance Next Stage Adult Dance Member.
  • Winners of each Regional Competition must be available on April 4th for the live final, held at Dance Days 2024. 
  • You must be aged 6 or above (adults are welcome to apply too!)
  • Videos must be between 1 and 3 minutes.
  • Entries can be solos, duets, trios or groups!
  • The rest is up to you!

How to enter:

  • Register via the online form. After registering, within 48 hours you will receive an email informing you how to upload your video. If you do not receive this email, please contact lucy.jennings@bbo.dance 
  • £15 per entry - when selecting a payment option, please select the region in which your bbodance school is based.
  • If you are entering on behalf of a duet, trio or group. Please submit ONE registration form and label the video accordingly (eg. 'Jazz Duet - Name and Name' or 'Group - The BBO School of Dance')


We can't wait to see your videos! 

Closing Dates:
Wales, Ireland, East Midlands/East - November 1st
South West, International - December 1st
North East, North West, West Midlands - January 1st
Scotland, South East/London - February 1st 



November 12th, 2023 12:00 AM through April 10th, 2024 11:59 PM
United Kingdom
Event Fee(s)
North West Regional Entry (closes January 1st) £ 15.00
North East Regional Entry (closes January 1st) £ 15.00
West Midlands Regional Entry (closes January 1st) £ 15.00
East Midlands and East Anglia Regional Entry (closes November 1st) £ 15.00
South West Regional Entry (closes December 1st) £ 15.00
South East and London Regional Entry (closes February 1st) £ 15.00
Scotland Regional Entry (close February 1st) £ 15.00
Wales Regional Entry (closes November 1st) £ 15.00
Ireland Regional Entry (closes November 1st) £ 15.00
International Regional Entry (closes December 1st) £ 15.00