UCC Dance Newsletter 7 March 2021

Varsities 2021 
Varsities is the virtual intervarsities competition hosted by DCU which will take the place of the usual intervarsities competition this year. Competitors must submit a solo video of them dancing to compete. Submission deadline is April 4th 2021 and the awards ceremony is April 22nd 2021. I have attached a copy of the rules, but if you have any questions about the event or how it will be run simply pop us a message!
As a college, UCC are allowed to enter a maximum of three competitors per style. We have created google forms to gauge interest for this, so if you’re interested in taking part please fill out the form!
This is the link https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf2cDZ-TuIcoVO1UC6w6nKyQTBKfkygVc0gLOjus21QRIeYFQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

Varsities Rules 2021

The Video

  • Video length – minimum 1 min 30 secs, maximum 3 minutes
  • Video must be of high quality
  • Video must me taken in landscape mode
  • Music can be dubbed over the video file prior to submission
  • The sounds of taps can be recorded and combined with the music & dubbed over



  • Performer must not leave the performance area/camera lens for the duration of their performance however, an initial entrance at the beginning and exit at the end of the performance are permitted
  • The performer will NOT be deducted marks for the location of their performance, however a large space is advised
  • Each performer is allowed 2 named choreographers/mentors, however the performer is permitted to choreograph themselves



  • Host institution (DCU) will provide 2 judges, with relevant professional experience, for each category. A judge may adjudicate more than 1 category.



  • Award ceremony will be held via YouTube Live on April 22nd 2021




  1. Irish Dancing
  2. Hip-Hop
  3. Jazz
  4. Heels/Commercial
  5. Ballet
  6. All styles



Best of Luck!