Youth Dancesport
Summer Intensive 2018

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


Betsy Denney
Betsy Denney, Director

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.   


Syllabus Technique Intensive

For syllabus-level dancers

  • DATES: June 26-August 9, 2018
                   (No class on July 5 & 24)
  • TIME: 9:00-10:00 a.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • PLACE: BYU Campus
  • CLASSES: Technique I, II, III
  • COST: $90 before June 8
  • LATE FEE: $15 late fee starts June 8


Open Competitor Technique Intensive

For Ballroom, Latin, Smooth Competitors

  • DATES: July 25-27, 2018
  • TIME: 8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
  • PLACE: Utah Valley Convention Center (220 W Center St., Provo)
  • INSTRUCTORS: Andre & Natalie Paramonov, Igor & Irina Suvorov, Danas Jaksevicius, Yuki Haraguchi, Dawid & Natalie Schulz, Eddie Simon
  • COST: $80 before July 10
  • LATE FEE: $15 late fee starts July 10



1. Online:

Youth Dancesport - Summer 2018

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Online Registration Closed: Aug 9, 2018

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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

116 HCEB
770 E University Pkwy
Provo UT 84602 (directions)
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. one 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.