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2016 Iowa State Dance Team Championships

February 1, 2016 | 2 hrs

More than 5,000 of Iowa’s top dancers competed in the 2016 Iowa State Dance Team Championships.

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2016 Iowa State Dance Team Championships | I Love to Dance

February 1, 2016 | 2 min

Hear from dancers and coaches about their personal history with this event and their love of dance as they celebrate the competition’s 40th anniversary.

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2016 Iowa State Dance Team Championships | Show Close

February 1, 2016 | 4 min

This closing montage honors the hard work and excellent performances by all of the teams participating in the 2016 Iowa State Dance Team Championships.

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2016 Iowa State Dance Team Championships | Dance Family

February 1, 2016 | 2 min

Many of the young dancers who competed in the championships when they were first held four decades ago now have grandchildren participating in the event.

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2016 Iowa State Dance Team Championships | Memorable Moments 1

February 1, 2016 | 2 min

In recognition of four decades of the Iowa State Dance Team Championships, we explored the archives.  Here’s a look at some memorable moments.

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2016 Iowa State Dance Team Championships | Memorable Moments 2

February 1, 2016 | 2 min

The judges for the Iowa State Dance Team Championships come from across the nation and are involved in every aspect of the dance industry.  Many of them have a long history of judging this event.

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2016 Iowa State Dance Team Championships | Show Open

February 1, 2016 | 3 min

More than 5,000 of Iowa’s top young dancers competed in the 2016 Iowa State Dance Team Championships.

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2016 Iowa State Dance Team Championships | Time-lapse – Two days in two minutes

February 1, 2016 | 6 min

This time-lapse video captures highlights from the two-day competition shot with cameras strategically mounted in Wells Fargo Arena and Hy-Vee Hall.

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2016 Iowa State Dance Team Championships | Where Are You From? Why Are You Here?

February 1, 2016 | 1 min

Excited family members, friends and fans from every corner of the state are the stars of this spirited feature story.

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Social Media Questions

Inside American Fitness: Social Media Questions

January 8, 2016 | 3 min

American Ballet Theatre principal dancer, Misty Copeland, responds to questions from the public.