Go to dancewearsolutions.com to vote for your favorite number from our 2012-2013 regional studio showdowns. The winner gets $1,000.00!! Voting ends June 26th!
Just 4 weeks away!
Getting excited for some exciting times at the FINAL SHOWDOWN 2013!!
THANKS FOR AN AMAZING SEASON!!
All of us at West Coast Dance Explosion would like to thank the thousands of gifted dancers, dance educators, studio owners and parents who attended our conventions this season. It was a spectacular 17 city tour across America! Hats off to everyone for your hard work and dedication. The talent level keeps rising every year, and this season it was absolutely amazing. It's been an honor to have you all as part of the WCDE family! Keep up the great work and we hope to see you next season or at our upcoming FINAL SHOWDOWN in Las Vegas...July 6-12, 2013!
NEXT UP-LONG BEACH, CA!
Very excited for WCDE- LONG BEACH, CA! It's hard to believe it is already the last convention of the 2012-2013 season. Many of the regions finest studios will be attending WCDE this weekend and we are looking forward to some incredible classes with all of the students and some outstanding performances on stage in the competition. The talent is always off the charts in southern California. It's going to be a fantastic weekend of dancing! Can't wait to welcome you all to WCDE-LONG BEACH!! The support for this years convention and competition is amazing, and the competition is completely SOLD-OUT! No further entries can be accepted. Thank you to everyone who is attending this weekend for your overwhelming support! *DON'T FORGET THAT WE WILL BE HAVING COMPETITION FOR ALL DUO-TRIOS AS WELL AS TEEN AND SENIOR SMALL GROUPS ON FRIDAY EVENING BEGINNING AT 5:30PM!
A detailed schedule has been sent out to all of the
studio owners, but we also like to post a brief overview of our schedule
of events for the weekend on the Latest News section of our website. It is listed below...
FRIDAY; MAY 3, 2013
Competition for ALL DUO-TRIOS and TEEN & SENIOR SMALL GROUPS begins @ 5:30pm. Good luck everyone!
SATURDAY; MAY 4, 2013
Classes begin @ 8:00am and finish @ 2:15pm
Competition begins @ 3:30pm. Good luck everyone!
SUNDAY; MAY 5, 2013
Classes begin @ 8:00am and finish @ 2:00pm
Faculty performance/Studio Showdown and Scholarship Awards begin @ 2:15pm
JUST IN! 2013-2014 TOUR DATES
MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR NEXT SEASON!
WEST COAST DANCE EXPLOSION 2013-2014 TOUR
NOV 2-3 NEW
NOV 23-24 DALLAS,
JAN 18-19 DENVER,
JAN 25-26 LAS
FEB 1-2 ST.
FEB 8-9 RESTON,
FEB 15-16 TUCSON,
FEB 22-23 GREENVILLE,
MAR 1-2 BOSTON,
MAR 8-9 PITTSBURGH,
MAR 15-16 SEATTLE,
MAR 22-23 DETROIT,
MAR 29-30 HOUSTON,
APR 5-6 CHICAGO,
APR 12-13 ORLANDO,
APR 26-27 LONG
DETROIT, CHICAGO & LONG BEACH UPDATE
All of our remaining competitions for the current season, DETROIT, CHICAGO & LONG BEACH, are completely SOLD-OUT! No further competition entries will be accepted. Thank you all for your support! More info will be posted soon!
DETROIT COMPETITION SOLD-OUT!
ALERT: Our upcoming DETROIT, MI competition is completely SOLD-OUT. No further entries will be accepted. There will be competition on Friday evening, April 19th. More info to come. Thank you to all who are attending for your overwhelming support for WCDE!!
Pittsburgh Competition: Sold-Out!
ALERT: The PITTSBURGH, PA COMPETITION is completely SOLD-OUT! No further entries will be accepted. Thank you to all who are attending for the great support! Due to the amount of entries we will be holding competition in Pittsburgh on Friday evening, Mar 8th, for ALL DUO/TRIO's & TEEN SMALL GROUPS beginning at 8:00pm
THANK YOU BOSTON!!
THANK YOU Boston teachers, dancers and parents! You all are absolutely incredible in every way! All of the WCDE faculty, staff and assistants enjoyed working with all of the eager and talented dancers at the convention very much.
Hope everyone made it home safely without too much trouble with the SNOW!! Hope to see you all again next year!:-)
Boston Competition: SOLD-OUT!
ALERT: Our upcoming Boston, MA competition is completely Sold-Out! No further entries will be accepted. Thank you all for your support! Due to the great response, we will be holding the competition for ALL DUO/TRIOS and Senior Small Groups on Friday evening beginning at 7:30pm.(February 22, 2013)
Friday Night Competition in TUCSON, AZ!
Tucson, AZ ALERT! Due to the great response for our TUCSON, AZ convention, we will be holding the competition for ALL DUO-TRIOS and TEEN SMALL GROUPS on Friday evening beginning at 8:00pm. (Feb 15, 2013) The competition is completely SOLD-OUT! No further entries will be accepted. Thank you all for your support!!
Friday evening COMPETITION in GREENVILLE!
ALERT! Due to the overwhelming response for our upcoming Greenville, SC convention, we will be holding the competition for ALL DUO/TRIO's
& TEEN SMALL GROUPS & SENIOR SMALL GROUPS beginning at 7:30 pm on Friday; February 8th. Thank you all again for the amazing support and we'll see you soon!!
Greenville, SC Competition-SOLD-OUT!
Our upcoming competition in Greenville, SC (Feb 9-10) is completely SOLD-OUT! No further entries will be accepted. Thanks so much for your support!
THANK YOU DENVER!!
WCDE had an amazing weekend in DENVER! Thank you to all of the great dancers, teachers and parents who attended. LOVED IT!!!!!
RESTON, VA! SOLD-OUT!
ALERT! Our RESTON, VA convention & competition is completely SOLD-OUT! This includes both the workshop classes and competition. No further online registration (or at the door registration) will be accepted for this city. THANKS AGAIN FOR YOUR AMAZING SUPPORT!
Denver, Las Vegas and Reston SOLD-OUT!
The upcoming DENVER, CO(Jan 19-20), LAS VEGAS, NV(Jan 26-27), and RESTON, VA(Feb 2-3) competitions are completely SOLD-OUT! No further entries will be accepted. THANKS SO MUCH for your amazing support!!
Happy New Year!!
Wishing everyone a very happy and successful
Hope to see you in 2013!!
December 19, 2012
From all of us @ WEST COAST DANCE EXPLOSION!
It was such an exciting kick off to the West Coast Dance Explosion 2012-2013 tour! We'd like to thank everyone who attended our recent New Orleans and Dallas conventions! The talent level was amazing and it was such an honor to be surrounded by such great people and those who love the art of DANCE! THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH!! We loved every minute of dancing with you and look forward to seeing you again soon.
Fantastic DALLAS, TX!
We have an unbelievable response for our upcoming Dallas convention November 17-18! Thank you ALL for your amazing support! Can't wait to see you all!! More info to come soon...
Overflow Hotel for Long Beach Convention!
Our hotel room block for our WCDE Long Beach, CA convention has already SOLD-OUT! (May 4-5, 2013!) But we have secured an additional overflow room-block at the hotel listed below...
Renaissance Long Beach Hotel
(800) 468-3571 Rate: S/D- $139.00
cut off date: April 3rd, 2013
Thank you for your support!!
New Orleans Competition-SOLD-OUT!
The response for our very first convention of the 2012-2013 Season has been the best ever in our 17 years on tour! The New Orleans competition is now completely SOLD-OUT. NO FURTHER ENTRIES will be accepted. We are SO excited to get back out on tour again and dance with you all! It's going to be a very special and exciting convention! THANKS A MILLION for your overwhelming support for WCDE! More info to come soon!!
GEV on Nickelodeon!
After appearing in the Nickelodeon TV series- FIGURE IT OUT, this past
season...WCDE's hip-hop teacher Gev Manoukian will soon be back in the
studio filming new episodes for the 2013 season. Congrats Gev!!
Catch Tre @ WCDE 2012!!
We welcomed Tre Holloway to WCDE late last season to rave reviews! He has been out on tour with Chris Brown, and is now in London on tour with UK superstar Cheryl Cole! Tre will be teaching at our upcoming cities...New Orleans and Dallas. Good times!!
OUR 2012-2013 WCDE ASSISTANTS/DEMONSTRATORS!
CONGRATULATIONS TO IVAN KALININ, AMY YAKIMA & JUSTIN FAIRCLOTH! You will be seeing these talented dancers on tour with West Coast Dance Explosion this season. They are our new WCDE Assistant/Demonstrators and we are looking forward to working with all of them throughout the 2012-2013 tour!
WCDE Faculty & Kristine W Perform
The WCDE faculty & assistants had an amazing time performing with the brilliant Kristine W at the Final Showdown in Las Vegas. Kristine is a chart-topping dance music artist with 17 Billboard #1 hits, and we were thrilled to have her with us for our Faculty Show LIVE performance!
CHARICE & THE 2012 WCDELITE DANCERS
The 2012 WCDElite Dancers and special guest recording artist CHARICE brought down the house with a spectacular LIVE performance at the FINAL SHOWDOWN GALA!!
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ATTENDED THE FINAL SHOWDOWN 2012!!
The Final Showdown 2012 was INCREDIBLE!
Congratulations also to all of the amazing studios & dancers who performed and took classes at Nationals! The level of talent was unbelievable and everyone here at West Coast Dance Explosion is so proud of ALL of you!! Results for the competition and updates on the upcoming 2012-2013 season will be posted soon-Stay tuned!
Pinnacle Cup Winner 2012
And the Regional Dance Off Winner Is...
The online votes have been counted! Congratulations to The Wright Step from Winter Haven, FL for being the Grand Prize Winner of the Regional Dance Off sponsored by Dancewear Solutions! They will be awarded $1,000.00 for their win!
The GALA at the Final Showdown is officially SOLD-OUT! No more tickets are available for the event! Thank You all for the great support. See you in VEGAS! It's going to be an amazing show!!
Special Offer for WCDE Attendees!!
While in Vegas for West Coast Dance Explosion's FINAL SHOWDOWN, take advantage of these great offers from Dance with the Stars LIVE in Las Vegas, and the amazing Celine Dion Show!
Final Showdown UPDATED schedule of events!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (*updated June 12, 2012)
JUNE 30 Orientation
and Rehearsal for elite dancer contestants
JULY 1 National
Finals Solo Competition and
Solo Title Competition
Pre-qualifying Competition and elite dancer Mini, Teen and Senior Solo Title Competition
Starz, Mini and Junior National Finals Competition
Workshop Classes and Teen National Finals Competition*
(*Teen Groups, Lines, Productions & Ext Time Productions)
Workshop Classes, Teen Duo/Trio's and Senior National Finals Competition
Workshop Classes/Closing Night Gala and Dance
Note: Tentative Schedule of Events subject to change.