​​​​Why Join TEAM JDS?

The competitive program is considered an extension of a  JDS student’s learning environment. The focus is to educate our students in all many areas of the performing arts and provide life lessons. We aim to develop and train students at a high caliber of technique & performance with the intent to foster the athlete and artist within each individual. We encourage building a strong sense of self-esteem, confidence and teamwork. Competitive students will build life-long friendships and learn the importance of cooperation, sportsmanship,  conflict resolution and time management skills.


Requirements: Competitive dancers train in all genres of dance. We are proud to offer our two award winning Competitive Programs:  Pre Competitive and Elite Competitive. These programs are offered to students by audition or Directors recommendation. Auditions are usually held in May/June and again in August/September. Contact us to find out the date of our next audition or to arrange an audition at anytime during the year.

Pre-Competitive Program: 3.5 to 6 yrs old. Minimum 4 classes per week Attends 2 to 3 competitions in March to May 2019

Part Time Competitive Program: 6 - 16+ yrs old. Minimum 8 classes per week + choreography classes. Attends 4 to 5 competitions between March to May 2019 (with 1 being an overnight comp./away - 2019 in Blue Mountain)


Full Time Competitive Program: 10 - 16+ yrs old. Minimum 10 classes per week + choreography classes. Attends 4 to 5 competitions between March to May 2019 (with 1 being an overnight comp/away in 2019 Blue Mountain)

TEAM JDS is building its recognition for its excellence in dance technique training by many reputable adjudication authorities. In addition to being recognized for our innovative choreography, students have earned numerous individual student recognition awards. Students from our Competitive Program have also won scholarships and Nationals invitees and participants. Please reference our Competitive Team Handbook for more information and potential competition dates. 

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COMP SURVIVAL CHECKLIST

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Comp Survival Checklist

THE AWARD WINNING COMPETITIVE DANCE TEAM  - click here for pictures -

TEAM JDS - COMPETITIVE TEAM INFORMATION PAGE