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WORLD ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT FUND
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Help our athletes - Donate to USA Dance World Team Athlete Development Fund!
Every year at the National DanceSport Championships USA Dance crowns new champions who will be representing the United States at the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) world championship competitions around the globe. Some of these dancers are only 14 years of age or even younger, and they will be participating in their first world championship. This is a daunting experience for any athlete, but particularly for those who have never faced the challenge of competing against the best dancers from up to 90 other nations that make up the World DanceSport Federation.
USA Dance has recently established a WORLD TEAM ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT FUND to help our top athletes, and one of our major goals is to develop an ELITE WORLD TEAM DANCE CAMP where our world team members will be able to attend workshops in nutrition, injury prevention, conditioning and sports psychology, while also working with their own coaches in an environment conducive to their further development as elite athletes.
Such an environment exists at the training centers of the United States Olympic Committee, and USA Dance’s membership in and recognition as the National Governing Body of DanceSport by the USOC allows us the opportunity to use the Olympic training centers and their highly trained staff at a cost that is only a fraction of that available to the general public.
USA Dance has initiated a campaign to raise funds for organizing this elite dance camp for our world team members in the Junior II, Youth and Adult divisions. It will be held at the USOC Training Center in Lake Placid, New York, where both athletes and their coaches will stay for three to four days, living in the dormitories and having all their meals in the Olympic cafeteria, alongside Olympic athletes who train at the center year round. The Olympic training center staff will conduct the workshops, and athletes will be able to use the facilities and resources at the training center, and will have practice time with their coaches in the Olympic
Please help prepare our dancers become the best they can be as they go abroad to represent the United States at the WDSF World Championships.
K-12 Fund » Donate OnlineOur K-12 program is designed to fit the needs of schools across the country. Our objectives are to provide wellness, social skills, respect, confidence, team work and how it can complement academic curriculum.
The General Fund » Donate OnlineThe General Fund is a great place to contribute to our organization.
World Team Athlete Development » Donate OnlineHelp our athletes develop and compete successfully on the world stage.
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National Championship Scholarships » Donate OnlineUSA Dance Nationals Scholarship
National DanceSport Championships » Donate OnlineCrowning event of the year – the National DanceSport Championships create the competitive environment in which the athletes vie to become National DanceSport Team members. Athletes of all ages, all dance levels and ballroom dance styles meet to compete in their category. This event costs $100K. Invest in USA Dance athletes, from all geographical locations in this competition. Spectators travel to cheer and encourage athletes. Invest in our National DanceSport Championships!
DanceSport Team Stipends » Donate OnlineUSA Dance, Inc, a 501(c)3 organization, sends top athletes, competing world wide to represent the United States in dance athleticism. As the USOC Recognized Sports organization for dance we encourage the highest sportsmanship and dedication to representing dance as a sport. Invest in the future of USA Dance athletic endeavors. Stipends are granted to National Champions travelling to represent the United States as members of USA Dance and the National Dance team. $80K is allocated each year.
National DanceSport Team » Donate OnlineIn four focused camps per year the National DanceSport Team meets to learn and develop competitive skills in preparation for the National DanceSport Championships and representing USA Dance Internationally. Professional, world champions are present to develop and create a team to prepare for eventual Olympic competition. An investment of $2,000.00 supports a program costing only $20k per year.