Countdown to Competition

Take a first-person, behind-the-scenes look into The Ohio State University Dance Team’s unprecedented run at the 2022 UDA National Championship as part of the five-episode “Count to Competition” mini-series.

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An Unrivaled Performance

No school has ever won all three divisions at UDA Collegiate National Championship, let alone in one year.

In January 2022, The Ohio State University Dance Team just set the standard that much higher.

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Episode 5 (Bonus Episode): Countdown to Competition

Episode Description: In a Bonus Episode of ‘Countdown to Competition’, get an in-depth look into the final 24 hours of preparation ahead of nationals as well as the Buckeyes’ performances en route to THREE national titles!

 

Episode 4: Countdown to Competition

Episode Description: It’s Rose Bowl time! 🌹 Senior Sierra Nelson is our host for Episode Four as the Dance Team travels out west for the 2022 Rose Bowl before returning to Columbus for the team’s final prep.

 

Episode 3: Countdown to Competition

Episode Description: It’s final exams time, but the Countdown to Competition preparation doesn’t slow down as freshman Ellie Wagner takes us through Episode Three. Check out the behind-the-scenes look into the student-athletes’ preparation on both the academic and competitive side with nationals right around the corner.

 

Episode 2: Countdown to Competition

Episode Description: It’s Thanksgiving time and Toledo-native junior Abby Summers walks us through the Dance Team’s preparation, a visit up north with the football team, and a behind-the-scenes look during the men’s basketball team’s win over No.1-ranked Duke University.

 

Episode 1: Countdown to Competition

Episode Description: It’s November and sophomore Marley Blanchard takes us through a day in the life, a home men’s basketball win, and a home football win over Michigan State as the Dance Team continues its prep for nationals.

 

Photos

2022 Nationals Photo Gallery

Scenes from Nationals 📸

View the photo gallery from the Buckeyes’ 2022 UDA National Championship performances.