News · LDT Returns to State!


The Lightning Dance Team competed with 13 other teams in the Section 1AAA High Kick and Jazz Tournaments last evening in front of a packed house at Bloomington Kennedy High School. The Lightning were crowned Section Champions in Jazz and Section Runner-up in High Kick to earn a return trip to state in both divisions!  They will compete in Jazz Prelims on Friday, February 15th at Target Center at approximately 2:04 p.m.  The AA/AAA Jazz Prelims session will start at 2:00.  As a result of the start time there will be an early release process for students wishing to attend, but due to the length of the event late into the evening fan buses will not be offered.  Click here for the permission slip and details: https://eastviewathletics.com/2019/02/11/ldt-state-fan-information/ The top six teams will advance to Finals at 7:15 p.m. Friday night.  They will compete in High Kick Prelims on Saturday, February 16th at Target Center at approximately 2:45 p.m.  The AA/AAA High Kick Prelims session will start at 2:00.  The top six teams will advance to High Kick Finals at 7:15 p.m. Saturday night.  In a truly incredible accomplishment this marks the 20th straight year that LDT has advanced to the State Tournament in Both Jazz and High Kick.  It was their 15th consecutive Section title in Jazz and 31st Section title in either category since the school opened. Congrats to all athletes and coaches on another amazing season and good luck at State!