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Rules & Regulations

  • 1 - A dancer may not compete against him or herself in a category.
  • 2 - Dancers must check in back stage 5 numbers before their scheduled performance.
  • 3 - A routine will only be considered a quick change if there are less than 5 numbers between performances.
  • 4 - In the...
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    List of Awards

    Session Awards:

  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards for every category
  • Routines that do not fall in the top three placements will receive an “achievement award” . Special awards at each adjudication.

    Adjudicators Choice:

  • “Choreography...
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    Time Limits

  • Solo 3 minutes
  • Duet/Trio 3 minutes and 30 seconds
  • Small Group/Large Group/Line 4 minutes
  • Extended Line 7 minutes
  • Production Maximum 15 minutes (this includes time for prop setup)
  • All routines will be time checked the day of the competition....

    Eligibility & Categories


  • Solo: 1 dancer
  • Duet/trio: 2 or 3 dancers
  • Small Group: 4-9 dancers
  • Large Group: 10-14 dancers
  • Line/Ext. Line: 15+dancers
  • Age Determinations:

    Solos as of Dec 31st
    Duets, trios,...

    Results Archive

      Download the results pdf from past tours here: Download Tour Results

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    Added cash scholarships in every city...

    • $50,000

      Over $50,000 in scholarship awards to attend the top dance conventions in North America will be given out this season.




    2015 Tour Testimonials

    Crystal Robinson


    "My daughter was at Be Dance twice this Season. From a parent's perspective... very professionally run...."

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    Happiness is Dancing

    Studio Director, Lori Cacciotti

    "You ladies run a very good show! It was a pleasure to be a part of your 7th Season..."

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    Peter Chu

    Be Dance 2015 Adjudicator

    "Julie, I want to thank you for inviting me to participate. I had a beautiful time watching the Canadian dancers do their thing. Plus, I got to meet/ get to know two incredible and humble adjudicators during the process..."

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    Dar - Artistic Director

    Artistic Edge Dance Co.

    "Hi Ladies, I just want to take the time to thank you once more for a really great weekend! Your comp runs so smoothly..."

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    Ashley Morrow

    The Dance Movement (Director)

    "Thanks again for a great weekend!
    I want to mention that we have been listening to the commentary from the judges and have been really impressed with their feedback. You don't always get that from a panel and so you learn to really appreciate it when you do..."

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    Annissa Crespeigne

    The Dance Movement (parent)

    "Hi there, Our son danced this weekend in your London competition. We were extremely happy with the entire comp..."

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    Lorinda and Kristen - Studio Directors

    Stage Presence School of Dance

    "Thank you again for a great competition in Orillia. So well run, encouraging but yet keeping it competitive and not washing it out with the "everyone wins" mentality..."

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    2014 Tour Testimonials

    Lori and Dave Cacciotti

    Directors of Happiness is Dancing

    "Thank you again for being so helpful and kind to us this past weekend. Our studio had a great time and we love Deerhurst! BeDance will be one..."

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    Tiff, Chantelle & Mary

    The Spot Dance Centre

    "Hi girls,
    We just wanted to thank you again for an amazing weekend. Our students, parents and ourselves had a great weekend at BeDance. From the judges and scoring, to the venue and the staff to just the entire concept...we truly felt you covered it all. It ran very smoothly all weekend, with very reasonable start and end times and we had a blast all weekend long..."

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    The Dance Extension Director

    "Hi Julie and Christina,
    First of all I want to thank you for an amazing comp weekend!!! My parents and students were very impressed with your comp and we all felt it was very professionally run and you were all so gracious and kind..."

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    Kim Engel

    The Dance Connection Director

    "Hey Julie and Christina,
    I can't thank you enough for a great weekend at Deerhurst! You two make a great team and run a really great competition. I like how you have taken bits of the old school ways..."

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    Kathryn Bisland

    Bisland Dance Centre Artistic Director

    "Hi Guys,
    I just wanted to reach out again and say thank you so much for an incredible weekend and for choosing to give me the Dance Teacher Summit scholarship. I truly appreciate the scholarship and am looking forward to attending this August..."  

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    Be Dance Adjudicator

    Ted Banfalvi

    "Hi guys. I just wanted to let you know that I had a great time adjudicating at Be Dance this past weekend.
    I love the way you conduct your competition..."  

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    iNhayle Dance Company

    Hayley Paone - Artistic Director

    "Hi Ladies,
    I just want to say that you guys are doing such an amazing job!!! Not only are you so organized and have the comp running so smoothly but you are both so personable and kind. That goes along way..."

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    BOLD Dance Company

    Emilio, Sandra & Stephanie Macri (Studio Directors)

    "Hi Julie & Christina,
    We just wanted to send you a quick email to say THANK YOU for an amazing weekend!
    We really enjoyed ourselves at Be Dance this year, as did our students and their parents! You guys run a great competition, which we found to be fair, fun, professional and unique!..."  

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    The Movement Dance Company


    "Hi Christina,
    I just wanted to send you a quick email thanking you and Julie for a great weekend - our dancers had an amazing time and we felt like we were a big part of the weekend..."  

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    Director of Protege Dance Company

    Christine Tavares

    "Hello Ladies!
    Thank you so much for a wonderful weekend! A well run and super organized competition made our weekend a joy! I appreciate how enthusiastic the judges were during presentations and how professional your staff was- a total package competition..."  

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    Be Dance 2013 Adjudicator

    Chemay Forresster

    "Hi Julie and Christina,
    I had a great time judging your Toronto event, and am so happy to hear about your feedback! Your competition was run so smoothly and professional, I hope I can bring my students to one of your events next year...."  

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    Up to:


    Cash awards

    Up to $500 awards to the highest scoring group in each of four divisions

    • Special Prizes: teachers gifts/prizes at each adjudication.
    • Parent appreciation raffle prizes throughout the weekend and an accommodating schedule for high school students.
    • 1st 2nd and 3rd placement announced in EVERY category



    With teaching experience

    • Top notch adjudicators from Canada and the US, who will be interactive with the dancers and offer positive feedback.
    • A positive learning environment for dancers of all ages and levels.


    Change rooms

    Large Stages

    • Spacious change rooms.
    • Large stage, ideal for groups and lines.


    Our Story
    Julie & Christine

    Be...Inspired Be...Creative Be...Athletic

    Julie and Christina Nigro have been a part of the competitive dance world for as long as they can remember. After years of training and attending dance competitions they made the decision to become dance teachers. As teachers of both competitive and recreational dancers, they strive to give their students the opportunity to learn and grow under their direction. Outside of the classroom the sisters have been advocates of dance. They have shared their passion for dance with each person to cross their path. It is the biggest part of who they have become...

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