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Help get Brighton Dance Society to National Competitions!

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Help get Brighton Dance Society to National Competitions!
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This project received pledges on Fri 31 Jan 2020

A short summary of our project

Brighton Panthers Dance Society (BPDS) are looking to raise £2000 to pay for travels costs (to and from) two national dance competitions and costumes for all 43 of our dancers!

We plan to travel by coach to and from Bucks New University (competition 1) as it is a one day event, and drive ourselves to Loughborough University (competition 2) as it is a 2 day event.

Costumes are a extremely important element for us as they account for 10% of the marks given to each of our performances. It really can make this difference between 1st and 2nd place!

Who we are

Brighton Panthers Dance Society are one of the biggest sports teams at UoB, with around 70 members. This is our 8th year in action and we are ready for the exciting competition season ahead! We have 5 competitive squads in the following styles:

  • Jazz
  • Hip Hop
  • Contemporary
  • Wildcard
  • Tap

These squads are led by our 12 dance captains.

our story

This year we are hoping to maintain our title of 'best team spirit' and 'best social media presence' as well as coming home with 1st ,2nd and 3rd place trophies in the dance categories that we enter!

Competitions can be very expensive and as the society is run by students for students, we don't receive any central funding. 

Competitions are always the biggest events in our calendar and we spend most of the year preparing for this by auditions and producing original choreography. It is what our members look forward to most!

Your donations will make a massive impact by ensuring that we can get to the competition and secure points for costume by wearing something that truly represents the theme of our dances. 

Where will the money go?


Coach to and from Bucks New University - £500

Travel to and from Loughborough University - £70 x 15 cars = £1050

Costumes = £450

If we don't reach our target, we will allocate the fund to travel as this will take priority.

If we exceed the target, we will allocate the funds towards costumes for our end of year showcase, which will be held in Brighton for family, friends and the local community. 


The following rewards, will be given to the respective donations. These are to show our gratitude for your generosity. Please note you can still donate if you don't want to receive the reward. We will contact you at a later date. 

  • £10  - Entry to a raffle for a bottle of champagne
  • £30 - Ticket to the BPDS Showcase
  • £50 - Dance class of your choice at Marina Studios
  • £100 - Performance from BPDS 

Our teams

Contemporary Squad 2019

Hip Hop Squad 2019

Jazz Squad 2019

Tap Squad 2019

Wildcard Squad 2019

Find us here

Follow us on Social Media to keep up to date with us and our events!


Twitter: @bpds_dance

Facebook: Brighton Panthers Dance Society

Instagram: @bpds_dance

Snapchat: bdancesnap

Youtube: Brighton Panthers Dance Society

Help us succeed!

You don't need to give money to help us succeed! Please share this project with anyone you think would support us – on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, by email, telephone, in a chat over the fence or on your blog.

In fact, share it with everyone you know as we think it's a great idea, and the more people who know about it, the more likely we are to make this work out brilliantly.

And we know we said that money isn’t all we need, but we’d love it if you could donate. Please support us and help make this project happen.

Thank you!