Blackpool Junior Dance Festival

18th - 24th April 2022 Ballroom/Latin, Sequence and Formation

The Junior Blackpool Dance Festival

 

The Blackpool Junior Dance Festival has been running since 1947 with young dancers from all over the World visiting Blackpool to compete. The Festival, traditionally held in the magnificent Blackpool Tower Ballroom, celebrated it’s 70th birthday in 2017 and incorporates the British Junior Open Championships. In 2010, the Festival moved to the Winter Gardens, Empress Ballroom. As tradition states, the Festival commences on Easter Monday finishing seven days later on the Sunday. There are two age groups of children – Juveniles (6 to under 12 years) and Juniors (12 to under 16 years). There are three branches of dancing – Latin American, Ballroom and Sequence. Over the seven days, there are 29 competitions, four Team Matches and three Formation Competitions. In 2018, there were over 33 countries represented at the Festival with over 400 couples,  5 Sequence Formation Teams and 102 Latin/Ballroom Formation Teams entered in the various events.

The Blackpool Junior Dance Festival has been running since 1947 with young dancers from all over the World visiting Blackpool to compete. The Festival, traditionally held in the magnificent Blackpool Tower Ballroom, celebrated it’s 70th birthday in 2017 and incorporates the British Junior Open Championships. In 2010, the Festival moved to the Winter Gardens, Empress Ballroom. As tradition states, the Festival commences on Easter Monday finishing seven days later on the Sunday. There are two age groups of children – Juveniles (6 to under 12 years) and Juniors (12 to under 16 years). There are three branches of dancing – Latin American, Ballroom and Sequence. Over the seven days, there are 29 competitions, four Team Matches and three Formation Competitions. In 2018, there were over 33 countries represented at the Festival with over 400 couples,  5 Sequence Formation Teams and 102 Latin/Ballroom Formation Teams entered in the various events.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next Event: 18th - 24th April 2022

Future Dates: 10th - 16th April 2023

Click here - for Junior Dance Festival Results

 

Downloads:

64th Blackpool Dance Festival for Juniors Syllabus - 2022

Ticket Application Form 2022

Formation Ticket Application Form 2022

Blackpool Junior Festival - Information 2022

Formation Date of Birth Form

Juvenile Dress Rules

Junior Dance Festival 2022 - Sequence Dances (revised)

Visa Request Form 2022

Online entries will open Monday, 10th January 2022

*Please note - dance changes to Class A3, B1 and E3 from the list given at the Sequence Dance Festival.

 

 

 

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