This is more than a competition... This is a DANCE EXPERIENCE!




Stratus is more than a dance competition. It is about learning how to set goals and achieve them. As dance teachers, choreographers, adjudicators and event planners, Dani and Victoria are uniquely qualified to provide the opportunities for dancers to grow, while gaining vital skills, that will serve them both inside and outside their studios. 

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Get ready for a brand new experience! Some of our favourite features include: the opportunity to take Master Classes with North America's best teachers, a chance to join the Stratus Dance Company, join our Ultimate Improv Challenge where dancers can win incredible scholarships, and help give back to our charity partner Camp Ooch. 



We pride ourselves on running a fun and fair competition. Our mandate is to provide a positive, upbeat environment where every single dancer has the chance to receive constructive feedback from the best adjudicators. Get ready: dancers receive actual marks at each adjudication. Please read all of our rules and regulations carefully. 


Seamless Registration & Video Adjudication

This year at Stratus Dance Competition the adjudicators' comments will be collected by Video Judge®.  Each studio will receive a secure log in to Video Judge® online where they can watch the performances along with the adjudicators' comments.  For more information on Video Judge® please visit

"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others" 

Mahatma Gandhi



We are proud to be partnering with Camp Ooch - a magical place where kids with cancer can just be kids. In 1983 an ambitious group of volunteers banded together to form a summer camp unlike any other in Canada to exclusively serve children with cancer. A camp where every child, no matter how debilitating their illness, would be provided an opportunity to explore enriching, challenging, and fun experiences. 


We want dancers who attend our competition to know that they can create real, positive changes in their community. Proceeds from every piece of Stratus merchandise are donated directly to Camp Ooch. We also offer opportunities for dancers and their families get the chance to volunteer with Camp Ooch either up at camp or in Toronto. We encourage and provide the tools for dancers to organize their own fundraising event and Stratus will help you organize it! Our goal for 2018 is to raise enough funds to help send one child to camp.