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STARPOWER is entering its 31st year in the in the world of dance competitions and is stronger than ever. In 2018 Starpower will continue to use its innovative STAR SCORING PROGRAM with 3 levels of competition. Starpower is constantly adding new awards, scholarships, and performance opportunities for every dancer. The Starpower Family could not be more excited to offer another year of enthusiasm, energy, and professionalism! Starpower thrives on its relationships and support from studio directors, teachers, performers, and parents over the past three decades. We want to express our deepest thanks to all of you who have helped to make us number one in the industry!

Starpower began as an eleven city tour with one National Championship and has continued to grow, keeping its status as one of the largest talent competitions in America. Starpower’s stages host tens of thousands of performers of all ages from coast to coast and has even branched out to London, England, Costa Rica, Australia, Puerto Rico, Scotland, and Canada! Starpower International continues to grow each year, and is making quite an impression across the globe.

Our 2018 Regional Title Competition, sponsored by Urban Dancewear, will take place at each one of our regional competitions. Urban Dancewear will provide beautiful Title crowns and gifts to the winners and a chance for one Mr and Miss Starpower to become our Top Model Winners! Don’t miss your chance to be the next Mr. or Miss Starpower!

The summer of 2018 holds 7 fantastic Championships in Branson, MO, Orlando, FL, Las Vegas, NV, Uncasville, CT, Myrtle Beach, SC, Atlantic City, NJ and Ocean City, MD. Master Classes along with the TOP GUN auditions will also be offered with some of the most talented performers and teachers in the entertainment business today! These classes will be given at all of our Championship locations. The best part of all, is the classes are FREE to all contestants and teachers.

Also, taking place at each Championship is the world famous Battle of the Stars featuring our Power Pak and Dance Force Performances. The Battle of the Stars is broadcasted all over the world via our live webcast so our performers feel like celebrities. Each city has its own unique personality, making each one a very special place for your family dream make your plans now to attend the “STARPOWER GRAND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP” of your choice and build great memories for a lifetime.

Good luck to all of our contestants and remember... YOU'RE ALWAYS A STAR AT STARPOWER!

Gary Pate
Gary has been involved in show business, entertainment and dance since the age of five. He received his Associate of Arts Degree from Prince George’s College and his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Maryland. He has owned and directed complexes on the...
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Gary Pate and Grace Wakefield
Grace Wakefield
Founder and Director for 35 years of Wakefield School of Dance, Grace has had an extensive professional and teaching career. Her dance background has enabled her to be adept at both teaching and choreography in the various departments of the performing arts...
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