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Congratulations to the 2013 UDA National Champs!

Are those tattoo sleeves? Yes—yes they are. UNLV sure showed us that dance team girls can get funky!

Last weekend, college dance teams across the country headed to Orlando, FL to compete at the Universal Dance Association College Dance Team National Championship. And boy, was the competition tough! In the end, quite a few new names earned those coveted top spots in Division 1A, including Arizona State University and University of Nevada-Las Vegas. (But the reigning jazz and pom champs from University of Minnesota Dance Team held onto their titles—and just wait until you see their routines!)

Here's a quick look at the Division 1A results:

Jazz

1. University of Minnesota

2. Arizona State University

3. University of Tennessee

4. Florida State University

5. The Ohio State University

Hip Hop

1. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

2. University of Cincinnati

3. Louisiana State University

4. University of Memphis

5. Arizona State University

Pom

1. University of Minnesota

2. University of Cincinnati

3. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

4. University of Memphis

5. The Ohio State University

A huge congrats to all the teams that competed! I know how much time and effort it takes to get ready to compete—and you all deserve a much-needed break. Click here for a full list of results and to see video of all the teams.

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