Can You Dance?

Why Join Us?

The CYD? convention experience is unique and unlike any other event out there!  Since 2011 we have been touring the UK and we now have over 500 schools join us per year with 27,000 dance enthusiasts attending our events!

If you are looking for new experiences for your school, our convention provides a positive, friendly environment that will leave dancers feeling inspired.


What's Involved?


The ultimate Group Dance Competition! CYD? is a renowned competition that welcomes all standards. The top 3 Junior & top 3 Senior winners from all 8 of our Regional Conventions will go through to our Grand Finals taking place at the Super Convention at The M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool. This is your chance to be crowned the Nationwide CYD? Champion of Champions!


Our CYD? choreographers & dance educators are the best in the business, we hand select our faculty based on their teaching experience. Each student will get a Masterclass in Contemporary, Commercial & Musical Theatre. All Masterclass capacities are capped to ensure a positive experience. We welcome & encourage dancers of all abilities from the age of 8 upwards.


Our CYD? exhibition is packed full of top performing arts college, dance experts and dancewear brands. Whether it’s the newest dancewear collection you’re looking for or career advice, we have everything you will need under one roof! Dancers can join in the performances & competitions on our demo stage and they will also get the chance to watch the top UK dance colleges perform on the main stage.




You can enter two groups into the competition – 1 Junior (ages 8 to 13) & 1 Senior (ages 14+).


All routines should only be 2.5 minutes long with an absolute maximum of 3 minutes.


There is a minimum of 8 dancers per group with a maximum of 40. All styles are welcome.


Don't want to compete?

If you don’t wish to enter the competition with a group, you can bring your dancers along on a silver ticket. This will give each dancer 3 Masterclasses, Exhibition Entry and you can stay and watch the dance school competition too! 

Our CYD? conventions are a great experience for all dance schools! Create new memories for your school, students and parents in a fun and friendly environment. 

Can You Dance?


For any parents, family and friends who wish to come along and spectate, they will need to purchase a BRONZE ENTRY ticket (£10.50pp). This will give them entry to the masterclasses, competition and exhibition so they can get involved too! (Teachers & children under 5 enter free). Teachers bringing a group to compete can have up to 3 free teacher tickets.

Past CYD? Tutors

Graeme Pickering

Nathan “NEO” Gordon

Marvin Brown

Charlie Bruce

Charise Renouf

Billy Sawyer

Chris Clark

Alastair Postlethwaite

Tommy Wade-Smith

Jessie James

Charlotte Gooch

Maximilian Jarish

Josh Denyer

Mark Webb

Cameron Ball

Ainsley Ricketts

Joshua Base Pilmore

Darren Carnall

Demz Crawley

Robert Hamilton

Josh Baker

Alyx Steele

Ricky Jinks

Adam Scott

Can You Dance?