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The DFR faculty host a number of competitions and events throughout the year. 


Dance Exchange

The DFR Faculty hosts an annual congress with a wide variety of lectures; providing choreography ideas for examinations, class, and competition work as well as help and advice regarding syllabi.

Bookings are now open for Dance Exchange 2023 on Sunday 17th September at The Elgiva Theatre, Chesham.

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Area Medallist Competitions

Imperial Society of Teachers of Teachers of Dancing members may enter their pupils into our popular Medallist Competitions. On passing a Disco/Freestyle medal test, pupils may enter various events, including the DFR Set Dance Competition, Rock n Roll, DFR pairs and solos. These events are held throughout the country and successful finalists are eligible to attend the DFR Grand Finals day, held annually in Guildford.


The 2024 area competition dates are as follows for your diaries: 


Salisbury (Five Rivers)                14 January

Essex (Greys)                               21 January

Hants Dorset (Bournemouth)    TBC

Hemel Hempstead (1)                17 March

East Ang Clacton                       TBC

East Ang Sudbury                       21 April

Hemel Hempstead (2)                12 May

Cambridge                                    9 June

Maidstone                                    TBC

Wiltshire (Chippenham)             23 or 30 June  

North (Bradford)                        22 September

Grand Finals Day                       13 October


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