Competing with Freedom 2 Dance

If you love to watch Strictly and ever dreamed of performing like the celebrities... this is your turn! Freedom 2 Dance takes their students to several competitions throughout the year on both ISTD events and also Pro-Am competitions.


​Once you take your first medal test with the ISTD you can start participating in ISTD competitions. We will tell you the best route for your training and dance development.

The students who reach the finals in ISTD competitions throughout the year will qualify to participate in the ISTD Grand Finals, held at the Winter Gardens/Blackpool in November - the most prestigious venue and the largest Ballroom in Europe!

On this page you'll find the dates for the next competitions. Jonathan is on hand to answer all your questions from hair and make-up to what you should wear.  There is also the opportunity for Jonathan to design and create a unique dress for your competition experience. To take a look at some Jonathan's creations and dresses for sale pleaseclick here.

Medallist Competitions 2020

ISTD Competitions 

23rd February
15th March
Jubilee Awards - Greys Essex
Gillingham 1
Burgess Hill
Jubilee Awards - Canvey Islands
Cambridge and Lymington
Blackpool Grand Finals

Other Events 

15th February
Pink Jukebox Trophy
Paris Open
ISTD Exams (TBC)
Berlin Open
14th November TBC
Equality Open  Manchester
(same-sex and mixed couples)
20th December
ISTD Exams (TBC)
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