Young dancers from Impact Dance Academy traveled up to Blackpool to take part in the IDTA Nationwide Freestyle Rock and Roll Championships on the 10th and 11th November 2018.

The dancers, from the Canterbury, Sturry and Ashford areas have worked incredibly hard to get to this stage in the competition. They spun, kicked and leaped their way into the final and left with seven Nationwide winners!

 Impact Dance Academy attended the Nationwide Freestyle and Rock and Roll Finals in Blackpool on November the 10th and 11th November. Earlier in the year in May, they had to qualify for the event to represent the South East, overall they had a number of finalists actually compete in the competition.

The level of competition throughout the day was extremely high with every single competitor trying their best to secure a win. With no signs of nerves, panic or frustration over routines, the dancers soared through the finals to secure an unbelievable amount of successes.

Hard work pays off as they effortlessly flew though the air to land SEVEN winners!

Nationwide Champions were:

Lillee-Jai Collins 6-8 Solo

Marie Devani 6-10 Solo

Rosy Scamp 10-12 Solo

Zara Newman 18-25 Solo

Marie Devani 9 and under Slow

Isara Harwood and Kelan Figaro 10-12 Pairs

Rosy Scamp and Ella Scamp 10-12 Pairs

Please check out the gallery below for some great pictures!

Impact Dance Academy is run by principals Gemma Edwards, Amy Williams and Jessica Oldfield. Impact offers dance classes for children in Freestyle, Street, Rock’n’Roll and Slow. 


Thanks to Impact Dance Academy for this article, it’s great to see how well you’ve done and we look forward to seeing more from you in the future!

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