Boys and Girls (grades 3-12)
By audition only
Auditions will be held on May 5, 2018

BYU Youth Dancesport Director

Betsy Denney

Betsy Denney, Director
BYU Youth Dancesport Program

Betsy Denney has a BA in Dance from Brigham Young University. She is certified with the ISTD in licentiate ballroom and Latin and is adjunct faculty at BYU. She started ballroom dancing on a formation team at the age of 12 and then came to BYU where she had the privilege of touring with the Ballroom Dance Company for 5 years and she also received the top BYU Student Dance Instructor. During that time, she was able to compete with the team in Blackpool, England 2 times. Betsy was a US Youth 10–Dance Champion, US Youth Standard Champion, and a 2–time US Amateur Smooth Champion. She and her husband Karson also competed professionally in the American Smooth style. Betsy started teaching in the BYU Youth program in 2002 and has loved every moment since!

Summer Technique Intensives

In order to continue to build technical skill and team unity over the summer, it is REQUIRED that every BYU Youth Team Member take one of the Summer Technique Intensives. Below are the Options.   

Registration Opens Monday, May 22, 2018
2018 TBA

(see below for 2017 info)                          

Syllabus Technique Intensive

For syllabus-level dancers

June 27–August 10 (No class on July 4 and 6 )

  • 9:00–10:00 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Pre-teen/7th Grade Junior Class and Junior/Youth Class
  • Tuition: $90 before June 9, 2017
  • Tuition: $105 starts on June 9, 2017

Open Competitor Technique Intensive

For Ballroom, Latin, Smooth Competitors

July 31–August 4

  • 9:00a.m.–3:00 p.m.
  • BYU campus
  • Instructors: Tomasz & Isabella Lewandowski, Tony Meredith, Andre & Natalie Paramonov, Jonathan Roberts, David & Natalie Schulz, Igor & Irina Suvorov
  • Tuition: $125 before July 8, 2017
  • Tuition: $140 starts on July 8, 2017


1. Online:

Youth Dancesport - Summer 2017

Registration Unavailable

Online Registration Closed: Aug 10, 2017

Manage My Continuing Education Account

2. By Phone

Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express payments are accepted.
Call 877-221-6716 weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. mountain time, excluding holidays.

3. In Person

Harman Continuing Education Building
770 E. University Parkway, Provo, Utah (map)
Weekdays 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. mountain time, excluding holidays

Registration Notes:

  • A full refund (minus $25 non-refundable) will be granted to all cancellations requested by 4:00 p.m. the week before each class/camp begins. No refunds will be given after this deadline.
  • To request a refund, please call the Registration Office 801-422-8925, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. mountain time, excluding holidays.