Rally in the Valley

Saturday, July 22, 2017
1200 N. Coalter Street
John Lewis Auditorium
Staunton, Virginia

We would like to formally invite you to RA’s 2nd annual Rally in the Valley on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the John Lewis Auditorium, located in beautiful, historic Staunton, Virginia, in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. The venue has comfortable seating, onsite parking, large dressing rooms, a large holding room for show props, etc….

We will have multiple vendors set up for shopping as well as food vendors. We will have pre-order forms for Festival T-shirts but will also have a T-shirt vendor on site for your other needs. The competition is centrally located to I-81, I-64, and Route 29. The auditorium is approximately five minutes from shopping, dining, and many tourist attractions.

Competition Location

John Lewis Auditorium

1200 North Coalter Street
Staunton, VA 24401

Spectator:   $10.00

Child: $5.00

5 and under free

Schedule of the Day: $2.00


There are many hotels located in close proximity to the competition, but our host hotels are blocked under “Rally in the Valley”:

Sleep Inn
222 Jefferson Highway
Staunton, Virginia
$89 (plus tax) per night
(540) 887-6500

Days Inn
273 Bells Lane
Staunton, Virginia
$53.99 (plus tax) per night
(540) 248-0888


We will be offering Novice Team and Solo Categories as well as an opportunity to Showcase for any teams wishing to perform and not be judged. This could be a Hip Hop Routine, an Irish Routine etc….. (let your imagination run wild). Minimum of 2 per team. When you submit your registration, please give us details of the Showcase Routine (name of song, genre of music). Remember, everything needs to be family-friendly!


We are also offering Acapella Duo/Duet. This is not sanctioned and is a “for fun” offering. Acapella duets will follow the same rules as an Acapella Solo

Acapella Duo/Duet Rules

            1. Time limit will be 20 seconds or 32 beats

            2. Any type of steps are allowed (performed together), only feet used (no claps,

                snaps etc….)

            3. This is a dance of sound, rhythm, and patter.

            4. Judges will turn their backs to dancers.

            5. Emcee will give number to judge and cue dancer to start.

            6. Dancer will stop dancing on Emcee’s cue




All Team Dances: $10.00
Acapella, Contemporary, Traditional, and Flatfoot Solos: 10.00
Duos/Duets, Short Duos/Duets, Acapella Duets: 20.00
Choreographed Solos: 25.00

Please make checks payable to: Rhythmic Alliance

(mail to address on Registration Form)

First registration received dances last, last registration received dances first.

Registration Deadline is June 21st

 We hope to see you at RALLY IN THE VALLEY!!