AmeriCup Dance Championship

2016 - February 18 to 21

Minneapolis, MN

2016 Awarding 11 Bids To Dance Worlds  


  • You decide which events fit into your schedule and when you would like to stay based on your budget.
  • Free Photos for every dancer - for every dance - for REAL!
  • Thursday night includes the DX trademark 'Purple Party" Dance and pizza party. What a great way to begin your weekend.
  • Super Star skill competition features dancers showcasing their best leaps, turns, jumps, and kicks.
  • The semi-formal DX Awards Banquet is always a favorite of attendees. Come dress up for a night of recognition.
  • Academic recognition, National Performer of the Year performances, All American announcement of individual accomplishments are the focus of the banquet evening.
  • DX Hall of Fame, and DX National Coach of the Year are also announced on stage.
  • Group rates at official hotels offer affordable housing for attendees and guests. Reservations booked online directly through DX.
  • While in Minnesota, most teams take a trip to the world famous Mall of America and Nickelodeon Universe. Some attend a local MN Timberwolves game. Others check out the Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis. Local restaurants within walking distance from the Minneapolis Convention Center provide fantastic meals at affordable costs.


  • Team competition takes place at the Minneapolis Convention Center in the beautiful Auditorium complete with plush seating, exceptional acoustics and professional atmosphere.
  • Compete on a 40' x 40' marley covered stage.
  • Multiple panels of judges allow performances to run back-to-back to keep the audience entertained.
  • The same panel evaluates all routines in a specific division for accurate and fair judging.
  • Judges with Worlds experience will be adjudicating our world bid divisions.
  • All divisions will use the Worlds Score Sheets when possible.


  • NEW - All Division winners are official Grand Champions and will receive official Champion rings.
  • All American Talent & Scholastics
  • Performer of the Year Talent
  • Dance Team Challenge Groups
  • Super Star Skills Competition - Jump, Leap, Kick & Turn
  • Academic Excellence Achievements
  • Spirit & Sportsmanship
  • Distinguished Leader Recipients
  • National Coach of the Year
  • Hall of Fame Inductees


  • All first-place winners from pom, jazz, and hip hop routines qualify for THE ONE Regional events an have an opportunity to compete against other first place teams from around the country.
  • DX will also be awarding 11 bids to the USASF Dance Worlds.

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2016 OFFICIAL DX HOODIE  -order on team acct.