TV – PEORIA -- About 1,800 students laced up their
dancing shoes.111 schools from across
the state held a state dance championship at the CivicCenter. Students competed in everything
from hip-hop, pom, lyrical, and flag. Many schools have attended an average of
four other conferences before making it to state. Teams are rated on accuracy,
technique, and choreography. Many students have been training all year long to
take home a trophy.