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The Balfour Beatty London Youth Games, part of the School Games offers schools loads of opportunities to get involved in Europe's' largest annual youth sport event.

There are opportunities to get involved in the following programmes:

1. FanFest - open to all primary schools across London. Schools get the opportunity to try out new sports, cultural and education workshops. Space is limited. For more information and to apply for a space, click here!

2. Shake it Out! (schools competition) - open to all primary and secondary schools. Shake it Out is a dance competition where groups can get the chance to perform in front of thousands of spectators at the opening ceremony. For more information, download the application pack and information pack on the right hand side of this page.

3. Finals Dance Festival - open to all boroughs community dance groups.

LYG in partnership with Exercise Movement Dance in London (EMD) and Big Dance will be providing boroughs with the opportunity to perform at the LYG Finals weekend on the 5th and 6th July at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre. 

Saturday 5th July is open to any borough who has community dance groups who would like to perform. 
Sunday 6th July is open to the following boroughs Croydon, Lambeth, Bexley, Bromley, Lewisham (PRIORITY PLACES).

If you would like to apply for a group to perform please complete the following survey by Friday the 23rd May. First come, first serve! Click here for the application form! 

Other programmes LYG are currently involved in or supporting:

- London National Schools Street Dance Championships

This event has been indefinitely postponed. Should you have any questions please contact anne@udostreetdance.com.

This webpage will be updated if and when new opportunities/competitions/programmes become available. 

***last updated 16/04/2014