29th Annual Desert Challenge - April 26th and 27th

This year’s competition will be held on April 26th and 27th. We will once more be on the UNLV campus in the North Gym of the McDermott Physical Education building. This is our 29th year and we are looking forward to seeing everyone again! Join us for the American and International style individual events, multi-events, Formation event and Team Matches!

Below are the links for this year’s entrys. Please note that we are using electronic survey this year for all forms. Once you complete them, send us a check for the entry fees with a list of the competitors that are covered by that check. You can still download the financial form and mail this in the the checks if that is helpful.

2019 Forms

2019 Information and Instructions - Download

2019 Financial Form

2019 Collegieate Entry Form

2019 Scholarship Event Form

2019 Formation Team and Team Match Entry Form

2019 Coaches Registration

2019 T-Shirt order form - PreSale ONLY

2019 Youth Entry Form - Please Download Fillable PDF

Please note the following announcements/changes:


Emcee:Kay Teague
Scrutineer: Mikey Krizner
Chairman of Judges: Trevor Luff
Judges: Gerald More
              Peter Krajewski
              John Nielsen
              Anne Montserrat-Poloyapoy


For the Formation Teams and Theater Art couples: your music must be submitted on either CD or Flash Drive.

Reminder-Changes from 2017 and 2018!!

This year we will allow competitors to enter two consecutive levels in the syllabus events only! Multi-dance events are still limited to only one level. Also, open work will be allowed at the Gold Syllabus level.

The Theater Arts has been renamed Cabaret.

T-shirts are available by pre-order only!


Spectator tickets may be purchased at the door. Friday Night: $5.00 Saturday All Day and Evening: $10.00


Volunteers are needed for Friday and Saturday. There are a variety of jobs that need to be filled. If you would like to work a two hour shift, you will receive an admission ticket for that day. Please email us at desertchaldance@aol.com if you are interested