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DanceSport Challenge Gala

The DanceSport Challenge Gala is open to all Year 5 students from NSW public schools in the Metropolitan South, Regional South and surrounding areas.

It is a ballroom dance program with a range of styles including Jive, Salsa, Cha Cha and Tango. The challenge promotes respectful relationships, dance appreciation and student wellbeing, ensuring all students connect, thrive and succeed.

The DanceSport Challenge Gala has grown in popularity. In 2019, it included almost 2000 students from 46 schools.

For further information and enquiries, please visit the website: dancesportchallenge.weebly.com

The operation of this program is contingent on advice provided by the NSW Department of Education in consultation with NSW Health. All activities will adhere to the DoE COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions. 

2021 dates 

Activity for this program is postponed to support efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 and maintain the safety and wellbeing of students and staff.


Quaycentre (Formerly known as The State Sports Centre)
Olympic Boulevard
Sydney Olympic Park
NSW 2127


Sue Dawson - Arts Coordination Officer
Email: susan.i.dawson@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 0402 992 897