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The UK Street Dance Challenge are super excited to be bringing you our OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS in July 2021. We are unsure when we are able to return to live events so we wanted to take the stress out of trying to qualify for what would have been our first GRAND FINAL and just bring you a fun filled weekend of dance, making memories & having a great time with friends.

The Venue

Situated in the heart of the UK, TIC’s hugely accessible location offers all the benefits of a city centre, without the hustle and bustle.

Following a £250 million investment, the purpose-built Convention Quarter was created with modern day event organisers in mind. Sitting opposite the main venue, it features a host of restaurants, bars, hotels, and leisure facilities. Telford town centre is just a short walk away, providing further opportunities for entertainment and activities.

How to qualify?

There is no need to qualify for the OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS, this is open to all dancers & dance schools. All dancers will be able to compete in all events at the event, for example solo, duo, quad & team. Some events such as battles/parents & child may have restrictions applied and only a certain amount per dance school will be able to compete.

Transport Links

Telford is within just three hours’ commute of over 70% of the UK population. Birmingham is just 45 minutes away, Liverpool and Manchester just an hour and a half, London two and a half hours, Cardiff, three hours, and Glasgow five hours. By road the M54 links Telford and Shropshire to the M6 and the M6 Toll, avoiding the congestion of Birmingham, and we’re also served by major A roads including the A49, A41 and A5.

By Rail we have a direct rail service to London, as well as regular services from West Midland Railway, Arriva Trains and Virgin to destinations across the UK.


There are several hotels in Telford – we have listed some below:

Premier Inn Telford International Centre

Unit 8, Southwater Square, Southwater Way, TF3 4DE

Distance from venue: 4-minute walk

Travelodge Telford International Centre

Unit 4, Park Avenue, Southwater, Telford, TF3 4BF

Distance from venue: 4-minute walk

We will update this page regularly with new hotels & offers so please keep checking for updates.

Local Restaurants

The Convention Centre sitting opposite the main venue features a host of restaurants, bars, hotels, and leisure facilities; including Nandos, Pizza Express, Bella Italia, Zizzi, Cineworld, Ice Rink, Ten Pin Bowling and many other activities making this a perfect weekend for all the family

Rough Schedule

This is subject to change but will give you a rough estimate of the running of the weekend.

Saturday: Teams (Including parent crews), Quads and Crew Battles

Sunday: Champ of Champs, Solos, Duos and workshops

This is a rough schedule, and some elements of the competition may be changed or withdrawn at the discretion of the UK Street Dance Challenge.

Anticipated Event Times:


Doors Open – 8:30am

First Comp – 9:30am

Doors Close – 7:30pm


Doors Open – 8:30am

First Round – 9:00am

Event Finishes – 6pm


All tickets are £29 per person for a weekend pass, for both dancers & spectators and includes entry to the competition and all workshops running across the weekend.

Free dance teacher wristbands are offered on a basis of 1 teacher wristband per 10 dancers.

Prizes & Champs of Champs

There will be over £3,000 of cash prizes to our top 3 teams.

Champ of Champs will be on Sunday morning, this will be all teams who have placed 1st in the team category on Saturday, the teams will then battle it out and the highest 3 scoring teams on Sunday will win the following cash prizes:

1st Place: £1,500 + Free entry for 2022 Grand Final

2nd Place: £1,000 + Free entry for 2022 Grand Final

3rd Place: £500 + Free entry for 2022 Grand Final

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