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Dancing Stars Competition

The Delta Fair is having its annual dance contest!

PLEASE NOTE…Dancing Stars has been moved to the A Wing in the Agricenter

Dates & Info:

  • Registration begins July 17, 2023.
  • Competition Date: Sunday, September 10, 2023
  • Agricenter International A WING – 7777 Walnut Grove Rd, Memphis, TN 38120
  • Registration/Check In: 12:00 pm - 12:30 am on September 10, 2023
  • Contest begins at 1:00 pm

Open to all solos and groups (There will not be any category divisions in the contest)

6 years old to 21 years old as of Sunday, September 10, 2023

*Entry Fee: $45 Solo /$75 Groups (includes admission to the fair for all contestants.)

There will be a list of contestant’s names at the ticket booth at entrance # 3 off of Walnut Grove to get contestants into the Delta Fair. Free admission will not be allowed at any other entrance.

*Deadline for early bird entry forms Monday, August 21, 2023- after 8/21/23 it will be $60 for solo and $100 for group


  • Accompaniment must be on CD – only. One selection per CD. Bring 2 copies
  • Time limit not to exceed three (3) minutes.
  • Groups with 15 or more participants will be allowed four (4) minutes.
  • Any vocal utterance will not be judged, since this is a dance only contest.
  • No singing will be allowed. Variety numbers featuring singing with a karaoke track will be disqualified.
  • No tap sounds will be allowed on any dancing performance track.
  • No cheerleading or Pom routines will be allowed.
  • No rosin will be allowed on any ballet or jazz shoes.
  • A person will be allowed to enter in as many solos, duets, and groups as they wish.
  • Due to time limitations, we can only accept the first 70 entries.
  • The judges will all be qualified dance judges and their decision will be final.
  • Only one admission ticket will be granted per contestant

The Delta Fair has purchased a 30’-0” by 49’-0” Harlequin (Marley) Dance Floor, the same floor used by Riverdance.Because rosin is unnecessary on jazz and ballet shoes with this floor, it will not be allowed, as it will ruin the floor.

Nothing offensive in lyrics, dance moves or attire will be tolerated at our fair and may be cause for disqualification.

Early-Bird registration discount $45 solo, $75 Groups to submit Entry Forms on or before Monday, August 21, 2023. Entries received after 4:00pm on Monday, August 21, 2023 will be $60 solo and $100 groups. Cash only if registering at the door. Registration at the door as space permits. Entry to fair not included.


Ages 6-12 Solo and Group

  • 1st: $300
  • 2nd: $200
  • 3rd: $100
  • Overall Highest Score of the Day Solo: $300

Ages 13-21 Solo and Group

  • 1st: $500
  • 2nd:$250
  • 3rd: $100
  • Overall Highest Score of the Day Group: $300

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