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Buff dancers to hold clinic

Cindy Ramunno
Special to the Daily

GYPSUM – The University of Colorado’s Buff Gold Dance Team will hold a clinic for at Eagle Valley High School on March 11. Dancers will be grouped by age and older high school dancers will learn tips for collegiate tryouts. The cost is $45 and each dancer will receive an award and a calendar.

“Our team is very excited to do the clinic. We are looking forward to having such a large range of ages to work with,” said Buff dance team captain Taryn Elliott. “The clinic we held earlier this season was for elementary and middle school girls only. Everyone had fun, and we’ve added even more to do with the girls for this one,” Older girls will get an edge on their future competition, Elliott said. “We are excited to work with the high school dancers. We’ll spend time talking about collegiate tryouts and working on specific elements that college teams look for,” Elliott said.The 2005-2006 Buff Gold Dance Team has 11 dancers who were selected after a competitive audition. The team primarily competes in state, regional, and national dance competitions though they occasionally perform at other events. I

n the upcoming season, they will perform at two or three home basketball games, parents weekend and alumni events, among others. In previous years, the Buff Gold Dance team has competed in Anaheim, Calif., Denver (CO), Chicago, Ill., Las Vegas and Daytona Beach, Fla. The team is sponsored by the club sports department at the University of Colorado.The clinic, which takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 11, is open to dancers aged 6 to 18. Dancers will have an hour lunch and there will be a performance for parents at 3 p.m. in the main gym. For more information, call Taryn Elliott at (720)301-9421 or Debby Beard at 328-1295. Each dancer should bring a lunch, a water bottle and comfortable clothes, shoes to dance in.

Space is limited. To participate, mail the participant’s name and age, a parent’s name and emergency contact number, and check or money order for $45 made out to Buff Gold Dance Team to 2873 Springdale Lane, Boulder, CO, 80303. Money must be received by March 3.Vail, Colorado

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