Congratulations to our 2023 Teacher of the Year!


  1. Submit nomination form
  2. Post a picture of you and your candidate/or just your candidate on
    Instagram, with the following: @crudance @discountdance #crudanceteacheroftheyear 

CRU Dance will be awarding one Stand Out Teacher Award per regional.  This award is sponsored by Discount Dance and a $100 gift certificate is given to each regional winner.  This Stand out Teacher will then be in the running for our Teacher of the Year at our National Finals.  This is designed to recognize outstanding individuals that go above and beyond in our dance industry. 

Nomination Dates

Dearborn, MI              Feb. 16th  
Chicago, IL                  Feb. 23rd
Minneapolis, MN       Feb. 23rd
Dayton, OH                Mar. 1st
Detroit, MI                 Mar. 1st
Kansas City, MO        Mar. 15th 
Grand Rapids             Apr. 5th
Omaha, NE                 Apr. 5th 
Indianapolis, IN         Apr. 12th
St. Louis, MO             Apr. 12th 
Brighton, MI              Apr. 19th
Albuquerque, NM    Apr. 26th

2024 Nomination Form

Congratulations to our 2023 Regional Stand Out Teachers