Just Dance! Shines at Inspire National Dance Competition 2024

The Just Dance! Collective and Mini Mini teams (plus some Company team soloists) dazzled the stage at the Inspire National Dance Competition in Charleston this past weekend (April 19-21), leaving audiences in awe with their unparalleled talent and dedication. Their exceptional skill and artistry earned them an array of scholarships and performance recognitions, once again proving that #itsgoodtobeajustdancer.

Major Weekend Highlights Included:

Studio Excellence Award Winner

The Highest Scoring Studio of the weekend!

6 “Golden Egg” awards

Think the ultimate buzzer on America’s Got Talent

6 “Flawless Gem” Adjudications

The highest score possible (almost a perfect score).

Continue reading to discover all of the other awards and recognition earned by Just Dance!

Mini, Petite, Junior Solos

Overall Mini Recreational

1st place: Iva G.

Overall Petite Recreational

1st place: Sullivan B.
2nd place: Emily W.
3rd place: Adalyn S.

Overall Petite Competitive

2nd place: Avery S.

Overall Junior Competitive

2nd place: Angelina G.
8th place: Madison S.

Overall Junior Competitive Elite

1st place: Brynlee W.

Competitive Elite Top Scoring Soloist

Brynlee W.

Judges’ Awards for Junior Competitive:

Most Captivating

Avery S.

Choreography Award

Brynlee W. (choreographed by Gracen Nelson)

Title Winners:

Miss. Mini Rec. Charleston

Iva G.

Miss Petite Charleston

Adalyn S.

Miss. Junior Charleston

Angelina G.

All Stars:

(invite to perform in Nationals Opening Number)

Angelina G.

Madison S.

Brynlee W.

Mini, Petite, Junior Group Routines

Overall Mini Recreational Group

Birthday Party

Mini Highest Score Rec. Large Group

Birthday Party

Overall Petite Competitive Small Group

1st place: Forever Young

Overall Junior Competitive Small Group

1st place: Respect

Overall Junior Competitive Large Group

1st place: Goosebumps

Judges’ Awards:

Personality Award

Birthday Party

Technique Award


Choreography Award

Forever Young by Kyla White & Vanessa Henry

Teen & Senior Competitive & Competitive Elite Solos

Overall Teen Competitive Solos

1st place: Mollie C.
2nd place: Lula L.
6th place: Mona Claire B.
7th place: Reese W.

Teen All Stars

Mollie C. & Lula L.

Overall Senior Competitive Solos

1st place: Jenna H.
3rd place: Heidi H.
10th place: Reagan Z.

Top Performers Competitive

1st place: Jenna H.
3rd place: Heidi H.

Judges’ Awards:

Commitment Award

Lula L.

Choreography Award

Mollie C, choreographed by Gracen Nelson

Overall Teen Competitive Elite Solos

1st place: Lawson W.
4th place: Savannah W.
5th place: Ashley F.

Teen/Senior All Stars

Jenna H., Heidi H., Lawson W., Savannah W., & Emma A.

Top Performers Competitive Elite

1st place Teen: Lawson W.
1st place Senior: Emma A.

Title (Senior Competitive)

Miss Inspire Charleston: Jenna H.

Teen/ Senior Competitive Elite Judges’ Awards

Most Captivating

Savannah W.

Technique Award

Lawson W.

Choreography Award

Ashley F., choreographed by Gracen Nelson

Teen & Senior Competitive Groups

Teen Competitive Large Group

1st place: That Man

Teen Competitive Super Line

1st place: Shook

Top Routine of the Session


Judges’ Awards:

Power House Award

U Ready?

Choreography Award

Pacing, choreographed by Gracen Nelson