The Ultimate Challenge is international!

Every September, American Dance Awards holds an annual week-long competition in South Africa! 

We are very proud of our growing partnership with the South African dance community! Our SA Championship is a qualifying event for American Dance Awards National Championship in the USA every summer. 

NEW FOR 2021: Dancers will be able to submit a video and compete to qualify for America’s Dancer of the year! More information on this SA virtual adjudication process coming soon!

2019 South African Championship

September 20th – 27th, 2019

Eduplex in Pretoria, South Africa


The results are in!

American Dance Awards would like to congratulate all dancers, teachers and parents on a very successful week of dance! 

With over 1,300 entries of creativity and talent, we say a heartfelt thank you for your support, and we look forward to many more years of producing dance competitions in South Africa!




Any routines scoring a silver medal or higher qualified compete at our National Championship.

All Ultimate Challenge winners and Title winners listed were invited participate in the competition for America’s Dancer of the Year at the Championship!


American Dance Awards is so proud of the South African Championship.

Thank you to our gracious hosts!