The University of Connecticut Dance Team recently returned from Universal Dance Association College Camp held at Southern Connecticut State University where they recieved top honors.
The week began with Home Routine Competition. Each team is invited to bring a two-minute routine in their own style to be evaluated by the staff. This year, UConn added more difficult skills and utilized individual talents for a fun and energetic performance. The team practiced for 8 hours each day during the week leading up to camp and their hard work paid off. The UConn Dance Team took first place in Division IA!
The team was most proud to be awarded Most Collegiate in Division 1A. This is a prestigious award, vote on by the staff. It is given to the team they feel best represents themselves and their school throughout camp and exemplifies an overall collegiate image. UConn was honored to take home the trophy, and cannot wait to show off these qualities throughout the upcoming season.
After a long, hard week, the team was proud of all their accomplishments and their representation of the University of Connecticut. Go Huskies!
The University of Connecticut Dance Team is a club sports organization involved in various student and community activities. The UConn Dance Team can be seen performing at the UConn Football home games held at Rentschler Field, Men's and Women's home basketball games held at Gampel Pavilion and the Hartford Civic Center. We also participate in regional competitions as well as UDA nationals in Orlando, Florida. The UConn Dance Team is also involved in student activites such as HuskyTHON and Homecoming, and other community fundraisers such as our Annual Dancers For Cancer Dance Showcase.
The Dance Team is made up of 14 or more full time undergraduate students. During basketball season, we perform hip hop, jazz, and pom style dances choreographed by the coach and captains. We also have the opportunity to work with some of the nations leading choreographers in preparation for UDA Nationals.