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Competitions

Our Competition Squad

NHAD has an extremely successful competition squad at 3 levels junior, intermediate and senior. We have taken part in local British and International Federation Festivals winning hundreds of medals, trophies and bursaries. NHAD has also taken part in The All England Dance Regional and National Finals and The Dance World Cup, receiving awards at all events. We are extremely proud of all 47 members of our squad not only for their outstanding performances but also for their team spirit and sportsmanship.

Upcoming Competitions
(dates and venues)

Dance World Cup 2020 – Rome Italy
Seniors only – Depending on qualification and availability.
26th June 2020 – 9th July 2020

Woking Dance Festival (all groups performed)
Forth All England Qualifier
7th – 20th June 2020 – This festival runs evenings and weekends although groups are normally scheduled at weekends.
Woking is usually held in January however due to venue issues this has changed to June.
Venue: The Rhoda McGraw Theatre, The Peacock Centre, Victoria Way, Woking, Surrey GU21 6GQ

Southampton Dance Festival 2020 (not compulsory, students choice, no groups)
Third All England Qualifier
23rd – 31st May 2020 – May half term
Venue: The Point, Leigh Road, Eastleigh, Hants, SO50 9DE

Janet Cram Awards 2020
Dates TBC
As a school we are only allowed to enter 8 students from grade 3 to Intermediate.
Details to follow.

Guildford Festival 2020 (all groups performed)
Second All England Qualifier
25th, 26th April 2nd, 3rd 16th 17th May 2020
Guildford County, School, Farnham Rd, Guildford Surrey GU2 4LU

Aldershot and Farnborough Dance Festival 2020 (all groups performed)
First All England Qualifier
13th – 19th April – second week of Easter Holidays
Samuel Cody Sports College, Ballantyne Rd, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 8SN

Tilehurst Eisteddfod 2020 (all groups performed)
Non Qualifier
7h 8th 14th 15th 21st and 22nd March 2020
Venue: Arlington Arts Centre, Mary Hare School, Snelsmore Common, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 3BQ

Optional Festivals 2020 – The following festivals are non qualifiers. We will not be entering as a school but you are welcome to enter yourself if you would like extra practice.
Hounslow
 October Half Term
Portsmouth, Godalming, Hampshire all February half term 2020
Royal Berkshire is a closed festival this year and only open to Berkshire schools.

Winchester Festival of Dance 2019 (Mexican/Wicked/Rosie performed)
2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th and 17th November 2019
Venue: Pound Hill, Alresford, Near Winchester, Hampshire SO24 9BS

Tudor Rose Dance Festival 2019 (Mexican/Wicked/Rosie performed)
Non Qualifier (Minimal entries made for the 2017- 2019 team)
21st 22nd 28th 29th September 5th 6th 12th 13th October 2019
Please be aware that Kelly will be choreographing for the new season and will not be able to attend all of Tudor Rose.
Venue: The Harlington Centre, 236 Fleet Road, Fleet, Hants GU51 4BY

All England National Finals 2019
Friday 26th July to Saturday 3rd August (4th August Gala)
Venue – Wycombe Swan, St Mary Street, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP11 2XE

Workshop Evening for prospective performers for 2019/20 season
21st June 2019 at Central Studio
4:00 to 5:00 – Juniors current year R to year 4
5:00 to 6:30 – Inters current year 5 – 8
6:00 to 8:00 – Seniors current year 9 and above
Please could the current competition team up to and including year 12 also attend.

All England Southern Regional Finals 2019
Saturday 25th May to Sunday 2nd June, Saturday 8th June – Sunday 9th June
Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road, Fareham PO16 7DB