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Utah Dance Championships

What a busy weekend - we all survived a few hectic days! Great job everyone!! Due to each of your contributions, Infinity received the studio sweespstakes award! We also received team awards for Choreography and a Judges Choice award for Aha. Some of the categories were larger than others and we are SO proud of everyone!! Here are the team results out of 388 routines:

Can't Go Back Now - 2nd
Dirty Bit - 1st
Boogie Shoes - 1st
Wait it Out - 2nd
Be Calm - 2nd
Block Party - 1st
Ottoman - 1st
Dead Heart - 2nd
Inch - 4th
King Henry - 1st
Park Bench - 1st
Ease on Down the Road 3rd
Found My Swag - 3rd
Here Comes the Sun - 1st
Howl - 1st
Been Here All Along - 2nd
The One That I Want - 3rd
Smooth Criminal - 2nd
Slam It - 1st
Close Your Eyes - 1st
Friend Lover - 3rd
Meet Me Halfway - 2nd
Cooler - 2nd
Boom Goes My Heart - 2nd
Southern Belles - 2nd
Aha - 2nd
Sinner - 2nd
All the Same - 3rd
Miss Invisible - 3rd
Mambo Italiano - 2nd
What I Got - 2nd
Crazy Little Thing - 1st
Shake - 4th
Ain't No Sunshine - 2nd
"G" L…

Jump Info.

Jump Convention and Competition Schedule is now available at breakthefloor.com

Friday, May 6
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Solo/Duo/Trio Competition
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Improv Workshop
3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Convention Classes

Saturday, May 7
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Team Competition
3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Convention Classes
8:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m. - Closing Show

Host Hotel
Salt Lake City Marriott Downtown
75 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Room Rate: Call hotel for best available rate!
(801) 531-0800

Upcoming Performances

We have a busy few weeks ahead. Be sure you have the following dates on your calendar:

Monday, May 2 - Dancing 4 Dylan (Northridge High School)
Thursday, May 5 - Bonneville Lakettes (Bonneville High School)
Fri-Sat, May 6 & 7 - JUMP (Salt Palace SLC)

Utah Dance Championships

Notes and wristbands are being sent home this week. Be sure to arrive at least one hour before your scheduled performance time.

Soloists - You will receive your wristband when you check in on Friday. Make sure you sign the UDC waiver and turn it in at the Studio no later than Thursday. Remember your CD and at least one back up copy.

Teams - please make sure you have your green wristband on your left wrist when you arrive at the competition on Saturday. The competition will be crowded and we have been asked to come with your wristbands on in order to speed up admittance. If your lose or forget your wristband, UDC will require you to pay full admission price. No exceptions.

April 29 & 30 at Roy High School. Solos Friday night (doors open at 3:00 p.m.) and team competition on Saturday (doors open at 7:30 a.m.). Schedule is posted at www.utahdancechampionships.com General admission is $5 on Friday night and $7 on Saturday. Dave Brewer Photography will be on site to take pictures of anyon…

Make Up & Added Costume Pictures

Roy Competition - Photo Shoot Details 4/29 & 4/30:
For make-up team pictures & added costume individual pictures - Dave BrewerPhotography will be setup at the Utah Dance Championships Roy High Competition:
Friday April 29th (4:00-9:00 PM Solo Night) and Saturday April 30th (9:00-5:00 PM Team Day). Below is a link to the schedules at the UDC website and a link to a form to submit your requested photo shoot time. Please find your dance time then give yourself 10-15 to get settled and over to the photo shoot early and ready for pictures.
(schedules)http://www.utahdancechampionships.com
(sign-up form)http://www.royhigh.davebrewerphotography.com
Call or email Dave with questions.
Dave Brewer
801-388-9543
dave@davebrewerphotography.com
http://www.davebrewerphotography.com

Master Class with Jason Celaya!!

We are THRILLED to offer two master classes with Jason Celaya on Monday, April 25, at the Ogden Studio!!! Cost is just $10 for the 1-hour class and $15 for 1-1/2 hour. Anyone is welcome to attend and you won't want to miss!

7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Petite, Mini, and Junior ages
8:00 - 9:30 p.m. Elites, Teens, and Senior ages

Jason has choreographed and danced in music videos on MTV and VH1, starred in Altar Boyz on Broadway, and was a finalist on NBC's Grease: You're The One That I Want. His classes are a blast!! He teaches and choregraphs all over the country. See you there.

Utah Dance Championships

April 29 & 30 at Roy High School. Solos Friday night (doors open at 3:00 p.m.) and team competition on Saturday (doors open at 7:30 a.m.). Schedule will be posted at www.utahdancechampionships.com

General admission is $5 on Friday night and $7 on Saturday. Dancers will be provided with a wristband for the competition. If you forget or lose your wristband, you will have to pay regular admission fees (NO exceptions).

Soloists - remember to bring your music on a single CD with a backup and return your signed liability form to the studio office by next week. Please check the line up and be aware some of our dancers will be competing on the gym floor. UDC provides three locations and uses the gyms at the competition so all routines can be finished early in the evening.

A "Dance Off" will be held while the tabulation is being completed on Friday and Saturday. Cost is $3 and the money goes to the winner in each category.

Concessions will be set up as a fundraiser for the Roy High D…

Utah Dance Fest Results

Wow! What a fun, busy weekend! We hope you had a great time at Utah Dance Fest. Remember, UDF judges with a wide point spread and many teams received silver or high silver awards. We are SO proud of all our dancers, especially those who were competing for the very first time!
Infinity was thrilled to receive the Sweepstakes award for the studio with the highest number of gold, high gold, and platinum rankings out of all routines entered.
Best of Style Awards:
Wait it Out (lyrical)
King Henry (jazz)
Dirty Bit (hip hop)
Aha (show)

Mini Grand Champion
Mr. Piano Man

Jr. Grand Champion
Werk


Routines in Overall Awards:
Been Here All Along
Do You Believe in Magic
Daddy
Block Party
Mr. Piano Man
Shake it to the Ground
No Bad News
King Henry
Close Your Eyes
Werk
Danger Zone
What I Got
Aha
Friend Lover

As promised, here are the team results:

Jr. Squad - Not Like This (silver)
Teen Co 2 - Boom (high silver)
Jr. Co 2 - Boom Boom Goes My Heart (high silver)
Teen Co 2 - All The Same (high silver)
Jr. Squad - Beautiful (high silv…

More Utah Dance Fest Info.

Soloists - Will be admitted by name at the door. Remember your music on a single CD and a back up copy!
Teams - Will be admitted by ticket. Look for one of the teachers or office staff by the main entrance to get your ticket as early in the day as possible. If you are performing both days, your ticket will be stamped and returned so you can get back in on Saturday. If your ticket is lost, you will be required to pay the $6 entrance fee. Text Eden at (435) 225-2224 if you need help when you arrive.
Everyone - please review the Utah Dance Fest information sheet and previous posts for a detailed schedule. It is suggested to arrive 1 1/2 hours before your scheduled performance time. This competition may run ahead of schedule!
BRING YOUR SMILES and get ready for a FUN weekend! Infinity rocks!!

Utah Dance Fest Info.

Ready for Utah Dance Fest?

We are SO excited to be participating in Utah Dance Fest at Logan High School this weekend! This is a popular, local competition with a VERY full schedule for the weekend. Solo and team schedules have been posted previously so check the older posts if you want to access a copy.
Friday, April 15
Doors open at 7:45 a.m., competition starts at 8:45. School will be in session so parking will be limited. Please plan accordingly.
Saturday, April 16
Doors open at 7:00 a.m., competition begins at 8:00. Please arrive AT LEAST ONE HOUR prior to your scheduled performance time. This competition may run ahead of schedule. Watch for address and additional information to be posted soon.
Get ready for a great time!

Congrats to Soloists!

We had a fun night at Starbound!! ALL of our soloists did awesome and every single one placed in the overalls! Special congratulations to:

Daisy Hadfield, Top Petite overall soloist
Madison Williams, 2nd overall Petite soloist
Kenidee Allen, Top Jr. overall soloist
Kylee Allen, 2nd overall Jr. soloist
Anna Kemp, 3rd overall Jr. soloist
Malece Miller, Top overall Sr. soloist
Berklee Moss, 6th overall Sr. soloist
Ellie Hadfield, 7th overall Sr. soloist
Emily Williams, 9th overall Sr. soloist
Andria Johnson, 10th overall Sr. soloist and Judges Choice

WAY TO GO, GIRLS!!

Dancing 4 Dylan

Doin' it 4 Dylan!! Show your support for Dylan at this fun event on May 2, 2011, at Northridge High School.
Silent auction from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Dance Showcase from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Raffle, kids games, bake sale and more!!
Come eat, buy homemade treats, play some games, and be entertained by some of the best dancers in the state of Utah! All proceeds will go to Dylan and his family to help ease the financial burdens of cancer. You may also donate at any Key Bank to the Shaw Wish Fund.
If you would like to volunteer for the event or donate to the silent auction, please contact Michelle Falk 0 buttah76@hotmail.com or Nikki Ashton nikkimashton@hotmail.com
Cool T-shirts $5 and wristbands $2 are also available for sale at the Studio if you want to Do it 4 Dylan, too!  THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT!!
Join the Dancing for Dylan  FB page for all the updates!

Team Pictures

WOW!! Dave Brewer has been working hard on our Infinity pictures and our dancers look GREAT! Check out a few of his shots at the link below:
http://www.infinity.davebrewerphotography.com/
Additional shots are being added all the time. Remember, pictures at the Brigham Studio on April 9. If you weren't able to come on your scheduled day, make up shots will be offered on April 29 & 30 at the Utah Dance Championship competition at Roy High. Thanks, Dave!! (see info from Dave below)http://www.infinitydance.org:2095/3rdparty/squirrelmail/src/compose.php?send_to=dave%40davebrewerphotography.comhttp://www.davebrewerphotography.com/
Infinity Team Pictures with Dave Brewer Photography
Click the link below and find your gallery - you should have received a password via email - if not email dave (at) davebrewerphotography.com or call (801) 388-9543.
1. Browse your gallery and add favorites to a 'lightbox' - create a login to save your selections.
2. You will receive a SECOND email wit…

Infinity rolling suitcase

Many of you have asked if we have luggage available to purchase.  We are doing an order of these black 20 inch rolling suitcases with the new logo, and your name on them.  We would like to wrap up the orders by next Friday so you can use them at competitions.  They are $60.00.  Please order in the office or email your order to chelsea.uniformity@gmail.com.  THANK YOU!

Utah Dance Fest Team Schedule

Utah Dance Fest Solo Schedule

Celebrity Solo Competition Info.

The Celebrity competition is based on age divisions only, not novice, intermediate, or advanced levels. All dancers will be competing with others in their same age group. If you have already registered and DO NOT want to compete your solo at this competition, please e-mail me at eden@infinitydance.org by 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 4. A credit will then be posted to your account.

Company Pictures

If you had company pictures taken with Chelsea, a link to the on-line gallery is being e-mailed to you. The gallery will be available for 7 days so please proof your pictures and make your selection as soon as possible. These shots are darling!