STEPS Competition Team Wraps Up Regional Team Competitions

The STEPS Competition Team has has a busy couple of months preparing for and performing at several regional competitions throughout the midwest.

In February, we attended STAR SYSTEMS in St. Louis and brought home several overall awards:
Solos
Bella Griffiths - 4th Place Overall
Parker Brumbaugh - 7th Place Overall
Ellie Sowa - 8th Place Overall
Peyton Peters - 10th Place Overall

Duets
Calling All The Monsters - 5th Place Overall
Werk - 3rd Place Overall
Far Far - 5th Place Overall

Groups
Bad - 5th Place Overall
God Bless the Child - 3rd Place Overall


We also had a great time competing and learning at TREMAINE Dance Convention & Competition in St. Louis at the end of February. No groups competed, but some of our soloists and duets chose to compete and did a fabulous job.  Ellie Sowa placed 3rd overall for her solo, the duet, Far Far, placed 1st overall, and duet Burnin' Up placed 3rd overall. 


In March, we were invited to attend In10sity Dance in DeMoines, Iowa where again some of our soloists and duets chose to compete. Parker Brumbaugh placed 5th overall for her solo in the mini division, and the Duet, Far Far, also placed 5th overall. Erin Henne placed 4th overall in the junior division for her solo, and the duet Calling All the Monsters placed 4th overall.


In April, STEPS attended the GROOVE competition in Washington, IL. This was our last full regional competition of the year and the kids worked very hard and brought home lots of hardware.  

Solos - Mini Division
Ellie Sowa - 1st Place Overall
Bella Griffiths - 4th Place Overall
Parker Brumbaugh - 6th Place Overall
Solos - Teen Division
Natalie Shafer - 2nd and 4th Place Overall

Duets
Tiny Division - Calling All The Monsters - 1st Place Overall
Mini Division - Werk - 2nd Place Overall
Burnin' Up - 4th Place Overall

Groups
Tiny Division - My Boyfriend's Back - 1st Place Overall
Footprints  -  2nd Place Overall