July 1 - 6, 2023
Deadline to register June 1, 2023

Mona D'Amours, Director


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The deadline is May 27, 2022 for Canadian and US citizens, and competitors who do not require a Visa. Click for online registration 


Deadline is April 30, 2022 for competitors that require a Visa. Allow a minimum of 2 months for Visa approval. Click here for Visa application.


All online registration payments are by Visa or Mastercard only. Foreign countries may also send a wire transfer. We will send you the banking information at your request. For more info, email info@danceworldcup.com



What airport should I book my flight?

(YQB) Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport (1.5 hours from hotel)

(YUL)  Montreal-Trudeau International Airport (4 hours from hotel)

What transportation is available from airport to Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu?

Rental cars are available onsite at the Québec airport. Reservations are required.

Link for of other transportation from YQB airport to Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu

Do I need a Visa to travel to Canada?

Link to verify if you are exempt from applying for a Visa.

However, these travellers will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)


If you require a visa to travel to Canada, contact the Canadian High Commission. Most African, South and Central American countries require a Visa. Visit Citizenship and Immigration for more information.


You will need a letter of invitation for your Visa application, which will be provided by Mona D’Amours, Director, Dance World Cup following your video submission to qualify, and completed online registration with payment; for more info, email info@danceworldcup.com

What are the travel requirements regarding vaccinations?


Competitors travelling to Canada are required to be vaccinated at this time. However, no quarantine is required upon arrival in Canada. Check the Government of Canada Website for up-to-date info.


What is the reservations number and rate for the host hotel? +1-866-540-4464 - from $229

Link - Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu

Link - Summer at the Fairmont

Link - Discover Quebec City

Link - Online Hotel Reservations


1. How do I qualify for Dance World Cup?


5678 Showtime - 5678 Showtime events across Canada.

Bucharest Dance Festival - Bucharest, Romania

Gear of Dance - Mumbai, India

UK Dance Elite - London, England

If you would like to be a qualifying competition or qualify by video submission, or qualified in 2019, but could not compete in 2020, please contact our office at info@danceworldcup.com


2. Explain the judging? When are results announced?


Three faculty provide online video judging. Each studio receives a video of each routine with recorded critiques. Judging is based on technique (30%), choreography (30%), performance (30%) and overall appearance (10%). Results are announced at awards presentation July 11.

3. What are the awards at Dance World Cup?


Dancers receive 7.6 cm (3 in) gold, silver, bronze medals made of crystal equal in size to London 2012 Olympics. Medals are awarded in each category of each age division. Dance World Cup crystal trophies 50 cm tall (20 in) are awarded for special awards, and for high score performances in each category.


4. Where is the event hosted?


Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu along the St. Lawrence River an hour and a half east of Québec City. This historic castle celebrates its 122nd anniversary with all the modern amenities of a 5-star hotel including two outdoor heated pools, one outdoor whirlpool, one indoor pool, massive gym, relaxing spa, casino, scenic golf along the St. Lawrence River, and quaint villages all within walking distance from the hotel. 


Dance World Cup competition is held on a 12 x 18 metre stage (30 x 50 ft) on our Rosco Touring dance floor in La Malbaie Ballroom with additional function space for change rooms, rehearsal space and convention workshops.

5. What is the convention?

International faculty will offer workshops in various forms of dance followed by rehearsals to stage choreography for performances in their Dance World Cup outfit. Their performing outfit is included in the convention fee. Workshops and rehearsals do not conflict with competition though dancers must be available July 5-10  for workshops and the performance at the Closing Ceremonies July 10.

6. What is included in the activities in 2022?

Quebec City Tour including tasting of French Canadian cuisine.

Link to discover Quebec City, Link to discover the history of Quebec City

Transportation by luxury bus, sightseeing, and Quebec tasting included.