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A.L.A.D Comp Squad

Grays 2024 qualifying sucess!

We are heading to National Finals for another year of exciting competition.

Next ISTD Qualifier- 

Sunday April 21st 

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Confidence

Feeling sure of yourself and your abilities. Confidence to us isn't about feeling superior to others, its about understanding you are enough and you are capable of anything!

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Health and Fitness

 

Dancing is the ultimate workout! Dance can improve cardiovascular health, flexibility, strength and balance. Dance can help decrease anxiety, increase self-esteem and improve psychological well-being.

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Team Work

 

The beauty of collaborating efforts to achieve our goals. At A.L.A.D team work is at the forefront of everything we strive to achieve together in comp squad.

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Sportsmanship

 

Commitment to treating other dancers fairly and with general goodwill is how A.L.A.D defines Sportsmanship. Frequent practices include, self control. willingness to learn, positive attitude and respectful at all times.

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Determination & Discipline

 

Have you got what it takes to be determined to pursue your goals? Staying disciplined allows our students to live efficiently and effectivly in day to day life not just in the dance studio! Discipline creates habits, habits make routine and routines becomes who you are daily.

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Fun!

 

Event's are engaging, encouraging and packed with lots of excitement and fun whilst teaching valuable life lessons. It's a win win!

Upcoming Competition dates 2024

PENDRILL

OPEN March 24th 2024

Clacton-On-Sea Leisure Centre,

Vista Rd, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 6DB

SUDBURY

ISTD April 21st 2024

Head Ln, Great Cornard, Sudbury CO10 0JU

SDA

OPEN May 5th 2024

Clacton-On-Sea Leisure Centre,

Vista Rd, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 6DB

CAMBRIDGE 

ISTD June 9th 2024

Kelsey Kerridge Sports Centre.

Queen Anne Terrace.

Gonville Place. Cambridge. CB1 1NA

CAROLYNS 

OPEN June 30th 2024

Clacton-On-Sea Leisure Centre,

Vista Rd, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 6DB

DANCE QUEST

Open July 7th 2024 

19 New Rd, Sawston, Cambridge CB22 3BP

GUILFORD 

ISTD GRAND FINALS 13th October 2024

The Guildford Spectrum. Parkway

Guildford Surrey GU1 1UP

BSDA

OPEN November 10th 2024

Clacton-On-Sea Leisure Centre,

Vista Rd, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 6DB

DANCE QUEST

OPEN December 1st 2024 

Cambridge Rd, Linton, Cambridge CB21 4JB

A.L.A.D has two competitive squads which your child is eligible to take part in if they attend a minimum of two danced based classes per week at A.L.A.D. The squads were formed four years ago and in this short time A.L.A.D is proudly home to 17 National Champions and 53 National Finalists. Our squads are very successful in regional and open dance competitions and work hard throughout the year in preparation for the prestigious National Finals. A.L.A.D is enthusiastic to recruit more competitors to grow the squads. The squads range from ages 3-21 years. 

 

All students in the squad are invited to trial comp squad. To be considered for our competitive squad, students are to take a dance exam for ISTD entry and have good class attendance. Students will take their Tuesday competition class in addition to their Thursday or Saturday dance class. 

The squad members will train in Disco freestyle, Rock N Roll, Street, Lyrical and Acro for advanced students. 

Start your training today!

 

  If your child would love to take their dance hobby to the next level, competitions are a great way to start! Come and join classes that are fun, engaging and worth every minute. Inspiring a lifelong enjoyment for fitness.

We attend ISTD and Open competitions throughout the year. Take a look below at the benefits of competitive dancing and a gallery from some recent events.

Book competition tickets here

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What types of competitions does the A.L.A.D attend?

ISTD Competitions 

The Amy-Leigh Academy Of Dance attends ISTD regional qualifiers throughout the season. These competitions are compulsory for all competitors until qualification is achieved. ISTD holds 
a grand finals day in October every year where successful qualifiers compete to become National champion. ISTD events are regulated by the Imperial Society Teachers of Dancing and structured with the following events: Set Dance, Disco solo, Rock N Roll Pairs, Disco Pairs. ISTD costume rules apply, costumes to be checked by Amy before purchase.

Open Dance Competitions

The Amy-Leigh Academy Of Dance attends Open competitions throughout the season. These competitions are optional for all competitors and we recommend that competitors attend as many as possible to enhance their ability and take advantage of the extra opportunity to compete. Open dance competitions are regulated by dance schools across the country and structured with the following events: Disco solo, Disco pairs, Rock N Roll pairs, Street/Slow solo. Additional events may be added to the running order at the discretion of the organiser. These events specify no dress regulations, however costumes must be suitable for the style of dance entered. Costumes to be checked by Amy before purchase.

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Join Today

If your child is interested in dancing competitively then why not let us know today to be considered!

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