28th Annual Desert Challenge - April 27th and 28th

This year’s competition will be held on April 27th and 28th. We will once more be on the UNLV campus in the North Gym of the McDermott Physical Education building. This is our 28th 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!

Above are the links for this year’s forms. You will need Adobe Acrobat to open it. This year our forms are fillable pdfs. Once you complete them, you may return them to us via email. Then send us a check for the entry fees with a list of the competitors that are covered by that check.

2018 Forms

2018 Collegieate Entry Form

2018 Financial Form

2018 Information and Instructions

2018 Scholarship Event Form

2018 Team Member Roster

2018 T-Shirt order form

2018 Youth Entry Form

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!!

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.


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