Dances and Venue

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 and NATD Medallist vents and also Pro-Am competitions.


​Once you take your first medal test with either ISTD or NATD you can start participating in medallist competitions. We will be happy to tell you the best route for your training and dance development.

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

Ballroom and latin competitive dancing in Basingstoke with Freedom 2 Dance

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 Events 2022

ISTD Events

Sep/Oct TBC
Gosport Blackpool Qualifier
5/6 November
Blackpool Grand Finals
Nov/Dec TBC
ISTD Exams
(Freedom 2 Dance)

NATD Events

26th June
NATD Exams
(Freedom 2 Dance)
9-10th July
NATD Medallist Grand Finals