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Miss American Clogger 2014

Posted on July 1st, 2014 under Results

The weekend of June 12th-14th, several UCDC cloggers competed for the title of Miss American Clogger at East Jackson High School in Commerce, Georgia. The ladies enjoyed a weekend of fun, interviews, clogging, and evening wear. All of our ladies came away with something, and we couldn’t be more proud of these beautifully talented young ladies.

Little Miss

Abby Rose – Essay Winner, Photogenic, Talent Costume, Princess

Petite

Emily – Evening gown, Overall Talent Winner, Petite Miss American Clogger
Mckenzie – Essay Winner, Natural Photogenic, Talent Costume, Interview, 1st runner up
Kailey – Photogenic 3rd runner up

Preteen

Kerigan – Evening Gown, Talent, Preteen Miss American Clogger
Olivia – Photogenic, Interview

Junior

Payton – Overall Photogenic, Overall Evening Gown, 2nd place
Emma Kate – Evening Gown, Interview, 1st runner up
Ali – Essay winner, Natural Photogenic, Talent Costume, 4th place

Senior

Baylie – Essay Winner, Photogenic, Talent Costume, Evening Gown, Interview, Talent, Miss Congeniality, Passion award, Miss American Clogger



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Tiny Tot/Teenie Dancer Brings Home Many Crowns

Posted on July 1st, 2014 under Results

UCDC would like to congratulate Tiny Tot/Teenie member Abby Rose Dillard are her many pageant wins this past spring. Below you can see the numerous awards Abby Rose has received. Congratulations Abby Rose! We are so proud of you!

May 2014: The Upstate Carolina Sweetheart Pageant
  • First place in her age group
  • Best Eyes
  • Fundraising Queen
May 2014: Carolina Belles and Beaus Pageant
  • Crowned Princess
  • Best Evening Gown
June 2014: America United Miss and Master Pageant
  • First Runner Up in her age group
  • Ambassador Queen (People’s Choice, Congeniality, Representing AUM, & Highest Contributions to AUM)


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2014 Starquest Dance Competition – Spartanburg, SC

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 under Results

Solos:

Madi Capps – Grace – Platinum Plus – Commander of the Stage Award – 3rd Highest 17-19 Contemporary – 9th Overall Senior Select
Madi Capps – Leave Your Hat On – Platinum Plus
Tara Moore – I Wanna Know What Love Is – Platinum Plus – 2nd Highest 15-16 Lyrical – 12th Overall Senior Select
Tara Moore – Girl On Fire – Platinum Plus – Outstanding Costume Award
Scottlyn Cloninger – I Wanna Hold Your Hand – Platinum – 9th Overall Teen Select
Scottlyn Cloninger – The Violin – Platinum
Emily D’Ornellas – Whatcha Want – Platinum – Rock The House Award
Emily D’Ornellas – Cold Hearted Snake – Platinum Plus – 5th Overall Junior Select
Emily D’Ornellas – Winter – Platinum
Emily D’Ornellas – Fox Mambo – Platinum
Romeo Moreno – Vanity – Platinum
Jackie LiBrizzi – Bossy – Platinum
Jackie LiBrizzi – Beautiful Disaster – Platinum
Madison Bode – Headlock – Platinum – 9th Overall Teen Classic
Emma Kate McCoy – Werk – Awesome Arms Award – 7th Overall Teen Classic

Duos:

Madi Capps & Tara Moore – Won’t Let You Go – Platinum Plus
Savanna Logan & Alexia Peek – Happy – High Gold – 2nd Overall Petite Classic Duo/Trio

Groups:

Suddenly – High Gold
Hot Wings – High Gold – 1st Overall Petite Classic Group
Suit & Tie – Platinum – 4th Overall Select Line
Glam – Platinum
Hyperballad – Platinum – 5th Overall Junior Select Group
Jet Set – Platinum
Cups – Platinum
New York – Platinum Plus
This Is Madness – Platinum Plus
Everybody Always Leaves – Platinum Plus – Outstanding Choreography Award
Do Something – Platinum
S.O.S- Platinum
Let Me Think About It – Platinum – Distinguished Costume Award
Bow Down – Platinum – Outstanding Choreography Award – Royally Awesome Award
Dixie Biscuit – Platinum Plus
Get Your Freak On – High Gold – 4th Overall Nova Small Group
Party Time – High Gold – Nova Large Group
We Can’t Stop – Platinum – Mad Swag Award – 1st Overall Nova Small Group



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Tennessee Clogging Classic Results 2014

Posted on March 31st, 2014 under Results

On Saturday, March 30th, 2014, the UCDC clogging teams attended the 2014 Tennessee Clogging Classic in Kingsport, TN. UCDC did outstanding with 5 teams in the dance-off and Amateur and Junior Grand Champion Teams. We are so proud of each and every team!!!!

Team Results:

UCDC Pee Wees – 3rd Place Exhibition
Rising Stars Amateur – 1st Place Open Line, 1st Place Artistic Expression and Pee Wee Team of The Day
Shooting Stars Amateur – 1st Place Open Line , 1st Place Exhibition, Grand Champion Amateur Exhibition and Elementary Team of the Day.
Shining Stars Amateur – 1st Place Standing Line & Grand Champion Standing Line, 1st Place Open Line & Grand Champion Open Line, Junior Team of the Day, Overall Amateur Grand Champion 1st and 3rd Overall
Shooting Stars Challenge – 1st Place Artistic Expression & Grand Champion Junior Artistic Expression, 1st Place Open Line and Elementary and Junior Team of the day.
Shining Stars Challenge – 2nd Place Exhibition and 2nd Place Standing Line
Jr. Elites – 2nd Place Open Line & Grand Champion Junior Open Line, 1st Place Standing Line, 1st Place Artistic Expression, Grand Champion Artistic Expression, Junior Team of the day and Overall Grand Champion Junior Team.
Elite Stars – 2nd Place Standing Line,1st Place Open Line, 1st Place Artistic Expression and Grand Champion, 1st Place Exhibition, Junior Team of the Day and Jr. Grand Champion Team.
Junior Small Team – 1st Place and Grand Champion Jr. Small Team
Senior Small Team – 2nd Place

Choreographed Solos:

Emily D’Ornellas – 1st Place 9-11 A
Kerigan Bryant – 2nd Place 9-11 A
Chloe Eskew – 1st Place 9-11 B
Payton Logan – 1st Place 12-14 A
Olivia Fennell – 2nd Place 12-14 A
Sydney Jones – 3rd Place 12-14 A
Baylie Weeks – 2nd Place 15-18

Rise n Shine Solos:

Charlee Scrivner – 1st Place 7-9 Amateur
Kailey Caston – 2nd Place 7-9 Amateur
Olivia Black – 3rd Place 7-9 Amateur
Emma Kate McCoy – 3rd Place 13-15 Challenge
Sydney Jones – 2nd Place 13-15 Modern Solo
Chandler Hurley and Ashland Jones – 1st Place Jr. Short Duo
Baylie Weeks and Blaire Andrews – 3rd Place Sr, Short Duo

Duos:

Kenlee Scrivner and Josie Garner – 1st Place 8 and under
Emily D’Ornellas and Kerigan Bryant – 1st Place 9-11
Charlee Scrivner and Olivia Black – 2nd Place 9-11
Emma Kate McCoy and Sydney Jones – 1st Place 12-14
Madison Bromling and Kailey Caston – 1st Place 9-11 Show Duo



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Applause Talent Dance Competition 2014 – Spartanburg, SC

Posted on March 29th, 2014 under Results

Solos:

Madi Capps – Grace – Platinum – Solo N’ Style Award – 1st Overall Encore Senior
Madi Capps – Leave Your Hat On – Platinum
Tara Moore – I Wanna Know What Love Is – Platinum
Tara Moore – Girl On Fire – Platinum – Hot Hot Hot Award – 4th Overall Encore Senior
Scottlyn Cloninger – I Wanna Hold Your Hand – High Gold – 10th Overall Encore Teen
Scottlyn Cloninger – The Violin – High Gold
Emily D’Ornellas – Whatcha Want – Platinum
Emily D’Ornellas – Cold Hearted Snake – Platinum – 1st Overall Encore Junior
Emily D’Ornellas – Winter – Platinum
Emily D’Ornellas – Fox Mambo – Platinum
Jordan Chastain – Call Me Maybe – Platinum – 10th Overall Encore Senior
Romeo Moreno – Vanity – High Gold
Jackie LiBrizzi – Bossy – High Gold
Jackie LiBrizzi – Beautiful Disaster – Platinum – 9th Overall Encore Teen
Chloe Eskew – I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Platinum – 5th Overall Encore Junior
Lauren Johnson – Starships – High Gold
Madison Bode – Headlock – High Gold

Fuzion Dance Camp Winners:

Jackie LiBrizzi
Tara Moore
Chloe Eskew

Duos:

Madi Capps & Tara Moore – Won’t Let You Go – Platinum – From The Heart Award – 1st Ovearall Encore Duo/Trio – Highest Score of the Weekend out of 356 routines
Savanna Logan & Alexia Peek – Happy – High Gold – 4th Overall First Call Petite Duo/Trio
Emily D’Ornellas & Kerigan Bryant – On My Own – Platinum – 2nd Overall Encore Junior Duo/Trio

Groups:

Suddenly – Platinum – Excellent Emotion Award – 3rd Overall Ovation Group
Hot Wings – High Gold – 4th Overall Ovation Group
Suit & Tie – Platinum – NY Invite – Choreography Award – 1st Overall Encore Line
Glam – Platinum – 5th Overall Encore Junior Group
Hyperballad – High Gold
Jet Set – Platinum
Cups – Platinum – 4th Overall Encore Junior Group
New York – Platinum – 1st Overall Encore Large Group
This Is Madness – Platinum – 4th Overall Encore Senior Large Group
Everybody Always Leaves – Platinum – 4th Overall Encore Small Group – Power Partnering Award
Do Something – Platinum – Sizzling Hot Award – 3rd Overall Encore Senior Small Group
S.O.S- Platinum
Let Me Think About It – Platinum – 3rd Overall Encore Teen Small Group
Bow Down – Platinum – 2nd Overall Encore Large Group
Dixie Biscuit – Platinum – 5th Overall Encore Small Group
Get Your Freak On – High Gold
Party Time – High Gold – 1st Overall First Call Large Group
We Can’t Stop – Platinum – 1st Overall First Call Small Group



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UCDC Alumni Crowned Miss Clemson University 2014; Senior Co. Member Rally Cat for A Day

Posted on March 29th, 2014 under News

UCDC Alumni, Rachel Wyatt, was crowned Miss Clemson University 2014. Rachel was previously Miss America’s Outstanding Teen for 2013. Rachel also won the talent portion of the pageant. We are so proud of Rachel and her accomplishments and can’t wait to see what her future holds. Thank you Rachel for representing your roots here at UCDC well! We love you!

Also, congratulations to Senior Company member Madi Capps in getting to participate as a Rally Cat for the day in Rachel’s absence from the team. Madison was able to fill in for Rachel as she prepared for the pageant in order to teach Rachel the choreography the Rally Cat’s learned while she was competing for the title of Miss Clemson University! Way to go Madi!



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Tiny Tot Clogger Crowned Little Miss South Carolina Upstate

Posted on March 29th, 2014 under News

Congratulations to Tiny Tot clogger, Brileigh Babb. Brileigh was crowned Little Miss South Carolina Upstate, 1st runner up for Oconee, and best snap shot photo! We are so proud of you and your accomplishments Brileigh!



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Senior Jazz Company Member 1st Runner up Miss Freshman Belton Honea Path

Posted on March 29th, 2014 under News

Senior Jazz Company Member, Scottlyn Cloninger, received the title of Miss Freshman First Runner up at her high school’s Miss Belton Honea Path Pageant. Congratulations Scottlyn! We are so proud of you and so glad you are a part of UCDC’s Senior Jazz Company!



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Kids Artistic Revue 2014 Competition Results

Posted on March 25th, 2014 under Results

Solos/Duos

Trouble Maker – Olivia Fennell – Elite Top 1st – 6th Overall – NY Invite
Cold Hearted Snake – Emily D’Ornellas – Elite Top 1st – 2nd Overall
What Cha Want – Emily D’Ornellas – Elite Top 1st
Winter – Emily D’Ornellas – Top 1st
Fox Mambo – Emily D’Ornellas – Top 1st
Dance With Somebody – Chloe Eskew – Top 1st
Bossy – Jackie LiBrizzi – Top 1st – 13th Overall
Beautiful Disaster – Jackie LiBrizzi – Top 1st
Starships – Lauren Johnson – 1st
Work – Emma Kate McCoy – Elite Top 1st
Vanity – Romeo Moreno – Top 1st
Skinny Love – Emily Grace Cannon – 1st
Girl On Fire – Tara Moore – Elite Top 1st – NY Invite
I Wanna Know What Love Is – Tara Moore – Elite Top 1st – 4th Overall
Leave Your Hat On – Madi Capps – Elite Top 1st – 3rd Overall – NY Invite
Grace – Madi Capps – Elite Top 1st
Call Me Maybe – Jordan Chastain – Top 1st
I Wanna Hold Yourd Hand – Scottlyn Cloninger – Elite Top 1st – 1st Overall – NY Invite
The Violin – Scottlyn – Cloninger – Top 1st – 6th Runner Up Miss Teen KAR
On My Own – Emily D’Ornellas & Kerigan Bryant – Elite Top 1st – 1st Overal Duo
Won’t Let You Go – Madi Capps & Tara Moore – Elite Top 1st – 2nd Overall – NY Invite
Happy – Savanna Logan & Alexia Peek – Top 1st

KAR Dance Scholarships:

Jackie LiBrizzi
Emma Kate McCoy
Emily D’Ornellas
Kerigan Bryant

Groups

Suit & Tie – Elite Top 1st – 1st Overall Superline
New York – Elite Top 1st – 1st Overall Production
This Is Madness! – Elite Top 1st – NY Invite
Bow Down – Top 1st
Do Something – Elite Top 1st – 4th Overall Small Group – Elite Facebook Video of the Week –NY Invite – Elite Most Entertaining
S.O.S. – Elite Top 1st – 6th Overall
Everybody Always Leaves – Elite Top 1st – 3rd Overall – NY Invite
Dixie Biscuit – Elite Top 1st – 8th Overall – Nominee of the year Musical Theatre Industry Awards
Let Me Think About It – Top 1st
Glam – Top 1st – 2nd Overall – NY Invite
Hyper Ballad – Top 1st
Cups – Elite Top 1st – 1st Overall
Hot Wings – Top 1st – 3rd Overall
Suddenly – Top 1st – 6th Overall – Passion & Heart Award
Get Your Freak On – Top 1st – NY Invite – 9th Overall
We Can’t Stop – Elite Top 1st – 3rd Overall – We Got All The Moves Award
Party Time – Top 1st – 3rd Overall – Rock The House Award – NY Invite



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Applause Talent Dance Competition – Lexington, SC

Posted on March 25th, 2014 under Results

Petites:

Suddenly – Platinum
Hot Wings – Platinum
1st & 2nd Overall

Emily D’Ornellas:

Cold Hearted Snake – Platinum & 1st Overall
Whatcha Want – Platinum
Winter – Platinum
Fox Mambo – Platinum

Kerigan Bryant:

Acapella – Platinum & 5th Overall

Emily D’Ornellas & Kerigan Bryant:

On My Own: Platinum & 3rd Overall

Savanna Logan & Alexia Peek:

Happy – High Gold



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