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Overview

Compete for ‘World Class Gold’ against dancers from around the world!

Compete in a regional and national dance competition all in one at the Walt Disney World® Resort! Regionals will take place at World ShowPlace in Epcot®. Group entries along with solos, duos, and trios will advance to the finals. World Dance Competition also gives dance studios the magic of parading down Main Street U.S.A. in Magic Kingdom® Park, masterclass workshops, and a Gala Celebration and Awards Ceremony. A dance competition unlike any other all taking place the Walt Disney World® Resort. Compete and vacation with your family. World Dance Competition allows plenty of free time for performers to enjoy Walt Disney World® Resort with family and friends.

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Judges

Celebrity Judge

2021: Sharna Burgess

Sharna Burgess, from Dancing with the Stars, is a choreographer and performer whose work spans from theater, film, and TV

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Judge

Geo Hubela

‘GEO’ Hubela’s career spans over 25 years. GEO has danced with Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears and ‘NSYNC

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Judge

David Houde

David has a 30 year career as Disney Cast Member and an extensive performing resume with Disney

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Celebrity Judge

2021: Sharna Burgess

Sharna Burgess, from Dancing with the Stars, is a choreographer and performer whose work spans from theater, film, and TV

Read more
Judge

Geo Hubela

‘GEO’ Hubela’s career spans over 25 years. GEO has danced with Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears and ‘NSYNC

Read more
Judge

David Houde

David has a 30 year career as Disney Cast Member and an extensive performing resume with Disney

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Event Date

July 9 – 13, 2021

Itinerary

This is a SAMPLE itinerary. All venues and days of scheduled events are subject to change.

Each dance studio will receive its own unique itinerary approximately 60 days prior to travel.

Pre-Trip

Practice!

Rehearse Choreography

Event Day 1

Check-in after 4pm

Parade/Showstopper Rehearsals

Event Day 2

Perform!

Parade in Magic Kingdom® Park (Ages 10-22)

World Dance Competition at World ShowPlace in Epcot® (Ages 7-22)

Event Day 3

Compete!

World Dance Competition at World ShowPlace in Epcot® (Ages 7-22)

Parade in Magic Kingdom® Park (Ages 10-22)

‘Celebration of Dance Showstopper’ (Ages 7-22)

Event Day 4

Celebrate!

Master Class Workshop with Geo Hubela (Professional Choreographer)

Master Class Workshop with David Houde (Disney Talent/Entertainment Director)

Optional Master Class Workshop with Celebrity Dancer

Gala Celebration and Awards Ceremony

Event Day 5

Check-out

Resort check-out on base package

Baggage can be stored at resort during the day

Rain Date

Each performance has a scheduled rain date which will be listed on your final itinerary. This performance could be rescheduled in the afternoon on day four (4). Please make travel arrangements accordingly.

Packages

World Dance Competition has two different package options: Performer and Family & Friends

Performer

  • Dance studio entry into World Dance Competition (Ages 7-22)
  • One (1) World Dance Competition and Disney Choreographed Performance Per Performer
    • Parade in Magic Kingdom® Park (Ages 10-22)
    • ‘Celebration of Dance’ Showstopper at the Walt Disney World® Resort (Ages 7-9)
  • Signature Royal Blue Dance Shoes and Parade Costume
  • Four (4) Night Resort Accommodations
  • Four (4) Day Disney Park Hopper® Ticket
  • Transportation between Orlando International Airport (MCO) and your Resort (Swan & Dolphin – Additional Cost)
  • Master Class Workshop with Geo Hubela (Professional Choreographer)
  • Master Class Workshop with David Houde (Disney Talent/Entertainment Director)
  • Gala Dinner Event and Awards Ceremony with your favorite Disney Characters
  • Private transportation backstage for Parade and Rehearsal (if applicable)
  • Featured Performer Backpack and World Dance Competition Medallion
  • World Dance Competition Performance Video (Parade, Showstopper, and Competition Entries)
  • Services of the Dance The World Events Team

Family & Friends

  • Four (4) Night Resort Accommodations
  • Four (4) Day Disney Park Hopper® Ticket
  • Admission to World ShowPlace in Epcot® for competition
  • Transportation between Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Resort (Swan & Dolphin – Additional Cost)
  • Unlimited Access to World Dance Competition Performance Photos and Videos
  • Services of the Dance The World Events Team

Add-Ons

Meal Options

World Dance Competition Meal Deal

  • Four (4) Disney Counter Service Meal Coupons (Entrée, Beverage, & Dessert) valid for lunch/dinner
  • One (1) Refillable Beverage Mug (valid at resort only)

Disney Dining Plan

  • One (1) Table Service Meal, One (1) Quick Service Meal, & Two (2) Snacks per person/per night
  • One (1) Disney Refillable Beverage Mug per person (valid at resort only)

Inclusions subject to change by Disney; Not available at Swan and Dolphin

Workshops

Celebrity Master Class Workshop

  • Learn professional choreography from Sharna Burgess
  • Celebrity Meet and Greet opportunity

Disney Performing Arts Workshops

  • Disney Performing Arts ‘OnStage’ Performance and/or Disney Dancin’ Workshop

Gala Dinner Event and Awards Ceremony

For Family & Friends

  • Awards Ceremony
  • Dinner Buffet
  • Disney Characters
  • Dance Through the Decades Dance Party plus much more!

 

Ticket Add-Ons

Extend Disney Park Hopper® Ticket

  • Option to upgrade to a Five (5) Day Disney Park Hopper® Ticket

Disney’s Water Park Fun & More Option

  • Includes entrance to: Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, and Disney’s Winter Summerland Miniature Golf Course

Discounted Universal Orlando Resort™ Theme Park Tickets

  • Includes entrance to: Universal Studios Florida™ and Universal’s Islands of Adventures™

Hotels

DELUXE

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort

Our Headquarter Hotel is a short walk to Epcot®

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MODERATE

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside

Delight in a picturesque setting that evokes the romance of rural Louisiana

©Disney
VALUE

Disney’s All-Star Music Resort

This resort hotel that pays homage to the world’s most popular music genres

DELUXE

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort

Our Headquarter Hotel is a short walk to Epcot®

©Disney
MODERATE

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside

Delight in a picturesque setting that evokes the romance of rural Louisiana

©Disney
VALUE

Disney’s All-Star Music Resort

This resort hotel that pays homage to the world’s most popular music genres

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