The first qualifier for Regionals is a trio competition.


The first round is a trio competition after which four teams qualify to Regionals after this round.

Noah, Piper and Richelle compete, but fail to qualify due to Noah's back problems.[1]

Qualifying teams

  1. Dance Extreme
  2. Gemini Dance Studio*
  3. Rhythm Plus Dance Company
  4. Unknown
  5. Unknown

*Although Gemini is the winner of this competition, the team later gives up its spot so that they can compete in the second qualifier, win, and poach a dancer from another team.


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  1. "Simple Twist of Fate." Wikia. Retrieved on July 27, 2017.