Competitive Team Information

Competitive Categories are:

Ages 4-6
Ages 6-8
Ages 8-10
Ages 10-12
Ages 12-14
Part Time Intermediate/Senior
Ages 13+
Ages 14+


Q. What age can my child start competitive dance?


TRYOUTS: SATURDAY, JUNE 8th, are where all dancers are evaluated by our competitive teachers and director to determine which group they would be best suited to. Afterwards there will be a letter that goes home to let parents know if they would be invited to a group, or if they need additional training. Our competitive teams are well rounded in all styles of dance. CDA has a wonderful reputation of developing well trained dancers in many genres of dance.


June 8th Tryout Schedule


Tykes Ages 4-6 9:30-10:30am

Minis Ages 7-9 10:30-11:30am

Juniors Ages 10-12 12-1pm

Part Time Int/Sr Ages 13&up 1:30-2:30

Full Time Int/Sr Ages 13 & up 2:30-3:30


CDA is very proud of our Part Time dancers! We truly feel dance is for everyone... and some dance families want to join competitive dance, however can only commit to dance 2-3 days a week= we have an amazing Part Time Program for these dancers


Q. What if I am unsure of what level my dancer is at?


A. CDA decides this. Teachers may assess the student and place them in a category based on their ability and age. Coaches base their decisions based on their commitment and ability as demonstrated in the audition. For dancers that want to move up a level, they are recomended to train all summer during evening classes. CDA will have a list of required technical classes, and a list of optional/elective classes. Also, there is a mandatory Summer Competitive Team Camp for training and team building (Aug.19-23). CDA does final group placements in September.


Q. How many classes will each dancer take?


Part Time students dance fewer hours, therefore hours for training vary (the parent can choose part time even if the dancer makes it into the full time).


Competitive Page Login
Login to CDA's private competitive team Edomodo page for updates and handouts regarding this year's dance season