Canada Dance Competition Tour - 2015

Date Event Status Location Host Hotel
February 21-22, 2015 Timmins Dance Competition Register Online Timmins High Theatre
Feb. 26 - Mar. 01, 2015 Thunder Bay Dance Competition Register Online Thunder Bay Community Auditorium
March 05-08, 2015 Winnipeg Dance Competition Register Online Playhouse Theatre
March 13-15, 2015 Regina Dance Competition Register Online Ramada Inn & Conference Centre
March 20-22, 2015 Edmonton Dance Competition Register Online Myer Horowitz Theatre
March 27-29, 2015 Victoria Dance Competition Register Online Mary Winspear Centre
April 03-04, 2015 Kelowna Dance Competition Register Online Kelowna Community Theatre
April 05, 2015 Easter Sunday
April 06, 2015 Easter Monday
April 09-12, 2015 Vancouver Dance Competition Register Online The ACT Arts Centre & Theatre
April 17-19, 2015 Ottawa Dance Competition Register Online EY Centre
April 24-26, 2015 Whitehorse Dance Competition Register Online Yukon Arts Centre
May 01-03, 2015 Montreal Dance Competition Register Online Centre Mont-Royal
May 11-12, 2015 Newfoundland Dance Competition Register Online Holy Heart Theatre
May 14-17, 2015 Moncton Dance Competition Register Online Capitol Theatre
May 22-24, 2015 Barrie Dance Competition Register Online Fisher Auditorium
Top Studio Challenge & Dance Convention
June 27 to July 01, 2015 Top Studio Challenge & Dance Convention Register Online Fairmont Tremblant Reserve Your Rooms

Canada Dance Competition Tour - 2014

Date Event Status Location Host Hotel
Feb. 28 - March 02, 2014 Thunder Bay Dance Competition Register Online Thunder Bay Community Auditorium
March 06-09, 2014 Winnipeg Dance Competition Register Online Playhouse Theatre
April 04-06, 2014 Vancouver Dance Competition Register Online The ACT Arts Centre & Theatre
April 10-13, 2014 Ottawa Dance Competition Register Online EY Centre - Hall 1
April 18-19, 2014 Timmins Dance Competition Register Online Charles Fournier Auditoirum
April 20, 2014 Easter Sunday
April 21, 2014 Easter Monday
May 03, 2014 Montreal Dance Competition Register Online Centre Mont-Royal
May 16-18, 2014 Moncton Dance Competition Register Online Capitol Theatre
May 23-25, 2014 Barrie Dance Competition Register Online Fisher Auditorium
Top Studio Challenge & Dance Convention
June 27 to July 01, 2014 Top Studio Challenge & Dance Convention Register Online Fairmont Tremblant Reserve Your Rooms

Thunderstruck Canada Dance Competition

Thunderstruck Canada Dance Competition

As one of Canada's premier Dance Competitions, Thunderstruck Canada is committed to providing a high-standard dance competition offering quality dance education from a panel of professionally recognized and qualified judges. They're training and experience will provide only the best, leaving students and teachers with insights about choreography, improved technique, and an amazing memory of the event to motivate them throughout their season and dance career.

Whether it is an experienced competitive dancer or a petites first solo, both dancers and studio's will recognize, benefit and appreciate the constructive adjudication provided by our Internationally recognized Judging panel.

Our Dance Competition Tour will span from Vancouver to Moncton with stops in Calgary, Winnipeg, Montreal and numerous locations throughout Ontario. We will be as far north as Thunder Bay, down through Sudbury and Barrie and over to the countries capital with a stop in Ottawa. The season will culminate with our Top Studio Challenge & Dance Convention at the Fairmont in Mont-Tremblant, QC.

There will also be Off The Charts Dance workshops offered at all of our events this season. Thunderstruck Canada Dance Competition Tour dates are available online.

Built on years of experience and success we care for and understand teachers, parents and competitors. We are committed to making your competition experience unforgettable. We strive to make our dance competitions fun for everyone whether you are dancing, helping, or there to watch and support. We are committed to running well-organized events in great venues with professional judges and great awards. Recognition for dancers achievements at all levels is important. We provide adjudication trophies for every routine and award Top 10 Overalls for every Age Group (Petite, Junior, Teen, Senior, and Adult) and Division (Solo, Duo/Trio, Small Group, Large Group, and Line) for each of our three Performance Divisions (Future Star, Shinning Star, and Rock Star).

Top Studio Challenge & Dance Convention - June 28 to July 1, 2014

Top Studio Challenge

Top Studio Challenge & Dance Convention

Fairmont Tremblant

Thunderstruck Canada is proud to announce a new and exciting event for 2014 that will reward the Top Studio's from each Regional Competition from Canada and the United States with the opportunity to compete for the Thunderstruck Cup and huge cash prize of $2,000 + $500 for the 2015 Regional Competitions. The runner-up will receive $500 + $500 for the 2015 Regional Competitions. Cash prizes for our Overalls are increased. Winners of Overalls who place in the Top 10 at Regional Competitions will also qualify to compete if they do not belong to one of the Top Studio's. There are individual and group titles to win.

The Dance Convention is open to all competitive and non-competitive dancers regardless if they have competed at a regional or at the Top Studio Challenge. You can participate in the Dance Convention and not the Top Studio Challenge. The general schedule is available at: http://thunderstruckcanada.com/dance-competitions/top-studio-challenge/competition-schedule.

Fairmont Tremblant

Get your schedule Now

Fairmont Tremblant is glad to welcome the Top Studio Challenge & Dance Convention in June 28 to July 1, 2014. The first 50 reservations made for 3 or more nights will receive free admission to the entire event. The ballroom and location of the competition is an elevator ride away from your room and at the centre of the resort.

With delicious regional cuisine, luxury resort amenities and an attentive staff make every visit to The Fairmont’s Mont Tremblant resort an unrivaled experience. Relax in one of three whirlpools or visit the Spa and treat yourself to a massage or facial. Recent renovations include a fresh new look in 100% of our guestrooms in June 2014. Mont-Tremblant offers airport shuttle service from Montréal International Airport and air service from Toronto direct to the resort (Mont-Tremblant International Airport).

The Top Studio Challenge

The Top Studio Challenge will combine the competition with the Battle of the Stars to determine the Top Studio.

The Competition

Facebook Event Page for Top Studio Challenge & Dance Convention

The competition will feature all our normal sections for Age Groups, Performance Divisions, and Categories. Each routine will receive and adjudication award and we will award trophies for the Top 10 Overalls. Cash prizes will also be awarded to the winners and runner-up based on our normal awards policy. We will also crown the Canadian champions for the highest scoring routine in each section (e.g. Canadian 'Age Group / Performance Division' Highest Score Winner. Routines in the competition will also have the chance to qualify to perform or compete in the Battle of the Stars.

Battle of the Stars

The highest scoring Solo and highest scoring Duo/Trio in each section will be invited to perform. The top six (6) studio's highest scoring Small or Large Groups in each section will be invited to compete. We will award a Battle of the Star Winner for each section. Scores from the regular competition are for qualifying only. The six (6) routines in each section will be ranked by the adjudication panel based on their performance in the Battle of the Stars. We will crown International Battle winners for each section.

How To Qualify

There are three ways that you can qualify - as one of the Top Studio's, by placing in the Top 10 in the Overalls, or scoring a Gold or higher in the dance-off the day before the event. The number of studio's that qualify at each Regional Dance Competition will be scaled based on the number of studio's competing.

  • 0-10 Studio's Competing - Top Three (3) Studio's Qualify
  • 11+ - Top Five (5) Studio's Qualify
  • NB: Independent Entries are not considered a Studio Entry

If your studio qualifies, then all your routines qualify. Routines that place in the Top 10 Overalls also qualify, so there are different ways to make it to Mont-Tremblant in 2013.

Off The Charts OTC Dance Workshops

Dance Convention

Off The Charts OTC Dance Workshops will be running during the competition. They are organized so they do not conflict with performance times of the Age Divisions. Workshops will be available to studio's and dancers in the competition as well as competitive and non-competitive studio's that want to take advantage of the opportunity to participate.

To keep up-to-date, follow us on Facebook, Google+, or @ThunderstruckCA to keep up on what we're doing. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us by email, or call 888.688.5442 ext. 201 for more information.

Adjudication Team

We will be announcing the adjudication team in May. We have an amazing pool of Judges so we have the luxury of providing different personalities from year-to-year.

Fairmont Tremblant

Booking Code: THUN0614
Book at the Fairmont
3045 Chemin de la Chapelle
Mont-Tremblant, QC J8E 1E1
(866) 540-4415
Fairmont Mont-Tremblant

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