Dear Friends,

We hope you are feeling well and staying safe at home.

The past few weeks have been a challenge for the entire world – and, in times like these, we are reminded just how interconnected we all are. Staying home can make anyone feel isolated, but we want to remind you that you are part of a community – the world’s largest dance family – and your YAGP family is here for you.

We will continue to facilitate scholarships for talented young dancers worldwide to the world’s leading dance academies. We will continue to provide career guidance, assist with job placement, and offer educational and other important content online.

It goes without saying that we are not only in a health crisis, but also in a financial crisis. Like many arts organizations, YAGP needs help – now more than ever. If you are in the position to make a contribution in any amount, it will be deeply appreciated and will help us help dancers worldwide.

Most importantly, please remember: you are not alone, and we will get through this, together.

For scholarship questions, contact

For career guidance and job placement, contact

For billing and financial questions, contact

To donate in any amount, click here or contact Laura Alfaro, the Director of Development, at or at 917-297-4028.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Your YAGP family



Please note that this is a preliminary schedule of YAGP competition semi-finals, posted for your planning convenience only. Some locations, venues and dates may change. Because the timeline of YAGP competition and workshops at each location depends on the final number of participants registered, we recommend waiting until the preliminary timeline for the event is posted online to finalize travel plans. Timelines are posted approximately 6 weeks before the date of competition at that location. Please continue checking this page for updates.

  Competition Questions:   (201) 444-3121   Available during Regional Office hours.   Available 24/7.  
  Regional Office hours:   Monday   08:00 AM – 04:00 PM*  
      Tuesday   08:00 AM – 04:00 PM*  
      Wednesday   08:00 AM – 04:00 PM*  
      Thursday   08:00 AM – 04:00 PM*  
      Friday   08:00 AM – 04:00 PM*  
      Saturday   Closed  
      Sunday   Closed  
          * All times correspond to US Eastern time zone (EST)  
  Payments by Check:   Youth America Grand Prix      
      c/o SM&W      
      417 Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor      
      New York, NY 10016      
  Electronic Payments:   Please use YAGP online registration system.  



  SEOUL, KOREA   Aug 24-25, 2019  

  SAO PAOLO, BRAZIL   Sep 17-20, 2019  

  MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA   Oct 12-13, 2019  

  BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA   Oct 14-15, 2019  

  JAKARTA, INDONESIA   Oct 18-20, 2019  

  BEIJING, CHINA   Oct 18-20, 2019  

  OSAKA, JAPAN   Oct 22-27, 2019  

  ORIZABA, MEXICO   Oct 29 – Nov 2, 2019  

  PARIS, FRANCE   Nov 7-10, 2019  

  BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN   Nov 15-17, 2019  

  CATTOLICA, ITALY   Nov 21-24, 2019  

  BARCELONA, SPAIN   Dec 5-8, 2019  

  PHILADELPHIA, PA (NOV)   Nov 2-3, 2019  

  SAN DIEGO, CA (NOV)   Nov 8-10, 2019  

  SEATTLE, WA   Jan 3-6, 2020  

  PHILADELPHIA, PA (JAN)   Jan 10-12, 2020  

  TAMPA, FL   Jan 9-12, 2020  

  CHICAGO, IL (JAN)   Jan 17-20, 2020  

  SAN FRANCISCO, CA (JAN)   Jan 18-20, 2020  

  PITTSBURGH, PA   Jan 16-19, 2020  

  WINSTON SALEM, NC   Jan 23-26, 2020  

  LOS ANGELES, CA (JAN)   Jan 23-26, 2020  

  DALLAS, TX   Jan 31 – Feb 2, 2020  

  ATLANTA, GA   Jan 30 – Feb 2, 2020  

  PHOENIX, AZ   Jan 31 – Feb 2, 2020  

  SAN DIEGO, CA (FEB)   Feb 6-9, 2020  

  CHICAGO, IL (FEB)   Feb 6-9, 2020  

  LAS VEGAS, NV   Feb 8-9, 2020  

  SAN FRANCISCO, CA (FEB)   Feb 14-17, 2020  

  HOUSTON, TX   Feb 13-16, 2020  

  NEW YORK CITY, NY (FEB)   Feb 16-18, 2020  

  SALT LAKE CITY, UT   Feb 20-23, 2020  

  LOS ANGELES, CA (FEB)   Feb 20-23, 2020  

  DENVER, CO   Feb 28 – Mar 1, 2020  

  KANSAS CITY, MO   Feb 27 – Mar 1, 2020  

  INDIANAPOLIS, IN   Mar 5-8, 2020  

  BOSTON, MA   Mar 5-8, 2020  

  TORONTO, ON   Mar 13-15, 2020