Carlsbad CA— At the recent 2015 Universal Dance Association’s (UDA) National Championships, the most prestigious competition in the nation for high school dance squads, Carlsbad High School’s Lancer Dancers once again demonstrated why they’re among best varsity dance teams in the nation. The Lancer squad captured 4th place honors in the jazz category and 5th place in hip-hop out of more than 100 teams competing in the weekend competition, January 31 – February 1st in Orlando, Florida.
This was the third consecutive year that the Lancer Dancers placed among the top five teams in the nation in both Hip Hop and Jazz. The squad’s performances can be viewed online at www.uda.varsity.com By making the finals, the Lancer Dancers’ performances will also be aired on ESPN TV, reaching millions of viewers and giving the team a great opportunity to share their school pride and serve as student ambassadors of the Carlsbad community.
“We are so proud of the results our girls achieved at Nationals,” said Lancer Dancers Booster Club President, Michelle Ginn. “The countless hours of practice and preparation leading up to Nationals paid off, as the team finished in the top five in both Hip Hop and Jazz categories. It’s quite an achievement to consistently finish at or near the top, as the levels of talent and competition get tougher each year. The team has a long tradition of success. The Lancer Dancers have earned 14 National Titles in jazz and hip-hop.
Community Support is Vital to the Team’s Success
The Lancer Dancers take pride in giving back to Carlsbad, performing at wide range of community and charitable events each year. The support the squad receives from the City of Carlsbad and community businesses is truly instrumental in empowering the squad to compete and consistently shine at such an elite level. For more information, visit www.LancerDancers.com or contact Michelle Ginn at (760) 815-0369.