High school dance team seniors, nominated by their coach, are invited to audition for the DDCA All-State Team. Three separate All-State Teams are selected (1A-4A, 5A, and 6A). Those who are selected to the team will perform at the OSAA State Championships.
Candidates must have senior academic standing and be on track to graduate by June.
Candidates must be a member of an Oregon high school dance team at the time of the OSAA State Championships.
Candidates must be a varsity dance team member.
Team members may apply if all coaches affiliated with their team are members of the DDCA. That team must be an active member of the DDCA and participate in at least two sanctioned competitions during the year, or compete at the OSAA State Championships.
All-State Audition Process
All-State Auditions are now conducted in a one-day format. Candidates will learn all the sections of the All-State routine (jazz, hip-hop and contemporary), and audition in one day.
Format of the Day
All State Routine is taught (the routine is now more advanced and consists of three distinct styles)
Auditions (no call backs)
This year Seniors will have the option to learn the All-State routine but not auditioning. This group will the All-State routine in a different gym.
The forms below may help you decide which option is best for each dancer.
ALL STATE REGISTRATION
All-State registration is due no later than December 13, 2019. Payments can be submitted via PayPal or school check. If paying by check, please mail ONE team check for all dancers to the DDCA address below – do not send individual payments. Team payments must be postmarked by December 16, 2019. There are no refunds for drops or no-shows.
PO Box 821
Gresham, Or 97030
Only registered DDCA Members will receive All-State information via email. If you are a DDCA Member and have not received the registration information for All-State, please contact us immediately.
If you have any questions regarding the All-State procedures, please contact the DDCA All State Director.
ALL STATE SCHEDULE AND LOCATION:
All-State Auditions will be held on Sunday, January 19, 2020.
The final schedule of the day will be sent in the DDCA's January newsletter. Plan for a full day, with check-in and registration tentatively starting around 8:00 AM.
ALL STATE MUSIC
Please download the 2020 All State Music prior to arrival for auditions.
ALL STATE ASSISTANTS
Elite dance team alumni are selected to be All-State assistants during the audition process. Assistants are there to demonstrate proper technique and dance ability for all All-State routine. These dancers should be previous All-State Team members, collegiate or professional dancers with excellent dance technique and abilities. If you are interested in applying to be an All-State assistant, please click the link below to fill out an application.