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Preparing for a competition can be stressful for both dancers and their parents, but being stage-ready should be your top priority. In this post, we’ve outlined a list of essentials for you to bring with you to competitions so that you can focus on what truly matters.

Dancewear

  • Colour-coordinated undergarments (according to the colour of your costume)
  • Underwear: Nude, black, or white depending on what might show through the costume
  • Bras
  • Spare Bra Straps (clear and nude)
  • Sports Bra
  • Nipple Covers
  • Nude Bodysuit
  • Tights for all numbers
  • Spare pairs for each colour: Pink, Tan, Black, Fishnets
  • ALL COSTUMES
  • Extra pieces like fascinators, arm bands, and props (should be labelled if possible and kept with costumes - in a bag attached to the hanger for instance)
  • Jewellery for each number
  • ALL SHOES (kept with costumes)
  • Body Glue and Double-Sided Tape
  • Lint Roller
  • Small Sewing Kit (with colour-coordinated thread for each costume)
  • Safety Pins
  • Crazy Glue or Hot Glue
  • Tide To Go Pen
  • Robe or Cover-Up
  • Warm-up boots
  • Legwarmers

Hair Care

Makeup

First-Aid

  • Ace Bandage
  • Aspirin or Tylenol (children’s and adult)
  • Antacid
  • Band-Aids
  • Instant Ice Packs or Heat Packs
  • Wet Wipes

Training Tools

Extras

  • Clothes Steamer
  • Clear nail polish
  • Scissors
  • Money for Parking
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Water Bottle
Hopefully this post helps relieve some of the pre-competition stress. If you have any questions, feel free to give us a call or drop by the store to speak with one of our dancewear specialists.





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