All Nations Competition- Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd June, QEH, Oldham, Manchester

All the events for ages 14 years and over will run on the Saturday from around 4-5pm. All the events for age 13 years and under will run on the Sunday. Please see below a provisional running order- 


Estimated times below 
4.30pm Doors open 
5pm 14 years & over Ballroom solos & pairs
Awards of Ballroom solos & pairs 
645pm 14 & over Classical solos & pairs
Awards of Classical solos & pairs
830pm 14 & over Latin solos & pairs 
Awards of Latin solos & pairs 


Estimated times below 
8am – Doors open 
8.30am- 9 years & under Latin solos & pairs 
Awards of 9 years & under Latin solos & pairs 
10.30am- 9 years and under Ballroom solos & pairs
Awards of 9 years and under Ballroom solos & pairs
12pm – 9 years and under Classical solos & pairs 
Awards of 9 years and under Classical solos & pairs 
2pm- 10-13 years Classical solos & pairs 
Awards of 10-13 years Classical solos & pairs 
330pm- 10-13 years & over Ballroom solos & pairs 
Awards of 10-13 years & over Ballroom solos & pairs 
5pm- 10-13 years & over Latin solos & pairs 
Awards of 10-13 years & over Latin solos & pairs 


Please note the above is a provisional timetable and this will be confirmed once we have processed the entries. We are also hoping to include a bit of a party on both days for everyone with us having a bit more time with the event being over 2 days.


Dancers can enter a maximum of 5 solo events (if not entering pairs) and a maximum of 6 events (if entering pairs). This can be a combination of 
A maximum of 2 latin solo events 
A maximum of 2 ballroom solo events 
A maximum of 2 classical events 
A maximum of 1 latin pairs event 
A maximum of 1 ballroom pairs event 
A maximum of 1 classical pairs event 

Age categories for pairs on Saturday will be- 15 years & under/ 29 years & under/ 30 years & over
Age categories for pairs on Sunday will be- 5 years & under/ 7 years & under/ 9 years & under/ 11 years & under/ 13 years & under

Age categories for solos will be confirmed just before the event. Dancers can enter any routine at any age however please note that the starter dance level 1  will only have categories for age 11 & Under. 


A reminder that a 12/13 year old can move to the Saturday evening and dance up in 14 years for solos if for example their partner is age 14. This would then mean that they don’t have to dance on both days.  


Ticket price is be £20 for single day tickets. 2 day tickets for those attending both days which will be £30. Please note that this cannot be swapped for example between parents attending on both days (each person attending over the weekend will need to purchase their own band). Discount for teachers will be £1 for single day tickets and £1.50 for 2 day tickets.

Please see some other useful information below to help you plan your time with us. 

Parking– The venue has a large pay & display car park. Its free for 3 hours on weekends but you still must display a ticket from when you arrive (even if staying under 3 hours). If staying for longer than 3 hours, it is roughly £4 for the day. The machine accepts cash & card.

Address of venue- West Street, Oldham, Manchester, OL1 1QJ

Note Car Park Address- New Radcliffe Street, Oldham, Manchester, OL1 1NL

Food & drink policy– There is a great range of food available at the venue (bacon & sausage sandwiches, chips, chip sandwiches,  jumbo hot dogs, cold sandwiches etc, ice cream, sweets etc) as well as an open bar serving hot & cold drinks all day. Packed lunches are permitted to be brought inside the ballroom but can we kindly ask everyone to clear away any rubbish before they leave. Please don’t bring hot takeaway food inside.

Wristbands– Please have your wristbands on and fastened securely before entering the building. Lost, damaged or forgotten wristbands will not be replaced and will have to be re-purchased on the door.  Please see our full wristband policy here-

Additional wristbands will be on sale on the door for £23 but these are only available to people attending with a dance school that is booked on to the event and not available to the general public (in line with our safeguarding policy)

Awards presentation – We think you will all be familiar now with how we run our awards immediately each final. Please can we ask that other than teachers, there is no more than 1 spectator per dancer who comes onto the floor at this time. Please leave the floor at the sides after having photos and do not walk through the dancers preparing for the next event. We will also have a display at the back of the room for anyone wanting to spend longer having photos. 

Allocated seating- All seating will be reserved clearly with your dance school name.

More information including a detailed schedule will be posted here 1 week prior to the event 

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