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Dance Club

The University of Houston-Downtown Gatorettes dance club team is an exciting, and spirited collegiate dance squad that competes at collegiate competitions, and performs at UHD events, community events, and club sport games. The squad was developed to promote team spirit around the UHD community. Dancers are offered an opportunity to express themselves, develop transferable work skills, and to extend social skills. The squad competed in the American Dance/Drill Team Collegiate Nationals in 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2023.

Spring 2024 Tryout Information
*Prep Classes: Jan. 8 - Jan. 17
*Prep Class/Practice Dates: Mon. & Wed. 5pm-7pm
*Tryouts: Jan. 22 at 5pm
Location: UHD Wellness and Success Center
Performances: Friday evening basketball club home games, local community parades and University events
Competition: 2024 ADTS Collegiate Nationals
Registration: Register online for spring 2024 tryouts
*All interested students must register online prior to interest meetings, prep classes, and attending tryouts

National Governing Body
American Dance/Drill Team (ADTS)

Club Team Schedule
Fall 2023 Schedule

Past Accomplishments
Competed in ADTS Collegiate Nationals in 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2023

Eligibility Requirements
•Must be a current UHD student
•Must be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) hours at UHD
•Must be in good academic standing at UHD
•Must possess good dancing skills
•Must have a positive attitude and be a team player
•Must pay a membership fee immediately upon making the team

Useful Links
Latest Pictures
American Dance/Drill Team

Contact Information
For more information on Sports & Fitness programs and services, please stop by the Student Life Center or call 713-221-8225. You can also email us at