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The HoPe Dance Contest is the ninth annual high school dance contest hosted by HoPe, Inc. The contest will consist of high school students across Georgia who are talented dancers! Students vote on our YouTube page to select the Top 5 groups who perform LIVE at the 10th Annual HoPe Leadership Conference: GO!  One group/participant will go home with the grand cash prize!




  • There is no discrimination based on race/ethnicity.

  • All contestants must be current high school students.

  • High school students must be active participants of the conference.




  • Contestants must create a performance name.

  • Participant(s) must consist of 1 to 5 people (max of 5). If more than 5 participants, you must ask for permission from HoPe.

  • Participant(s) must upload a Youtube Video Link or Group Performance Video Link in their submission form (see link below).

  • All Contestants agree to give all copyrights of the submitted material and live performances to HoPe.

  • All of the listed rules must be fully met and agreed upon or else competing participant(s) will be automatically disqualified. 






  • By submitting a video, the participant(s) commit to being present at the 10th Annual HoPe Leadership Conference: GO! on Saturday, March 9th, 2024, at John C. Maxwell Leadership Center (2050 Sugarloaf Cir,  Duluth, GA 30097).




  • All contestants must read and agree to the rules listed on this page.

  • All contestants must sign and agree to the Liability Form found below.

  • All competing participant (s) must be included in the registration form that contains the group video submission found below.




  • Submission videos must be at least 2 minutes long and a max of 6 minutes long.

  • Profanity or inappropriate content throughout the performance or in the music lyrics will NOT be tolerated. Videos with any of these will be disqualified at the discretion of the HoPe Contest Committee.

  • The dance routine can be any genre.

  • Videos must not contain any use of alcohol, drugs, sexual content, and/or any sort of gang-related activity.

  • HoPe is not liable for any harm that may result when creating these videos.

  • All contestants must wear appropriate clothing.

    • Must meet high school dress code guidelines.

    • If in doubt, wear something else!







  • Participants must submit videos by Monday, February 19th, 2024, at 11:59 pm EST.

  • People will be able to vote on HoPe's YouTube page.

  • The videos with the most "likes" move on to the next round.

  • The top 5 participants will perform live at the 10th Annual HoPe Leadership Conference: GO! on March 9th, 2024, at John C. Maxwell Leadership Center in Duluth, GA!

  • Voting runs from Wednesday, February 21st to Friday, March 1st, 2024, at 11:59 pm EST.




Video submissions must be entered by February 19th, 2024, by 11:59 pm EST.


Prize: 1st place will receive a $500 GRAND CASH PRIZE!

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