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 The 2025 Dakota Spirit Valentine’s Classic!

Join us February 22-23, 2025
at the Sioux Falls Sanford Pentagon
for the region’s largest, and best,
cheer and dance competition!

More Than A Competition!

Valentine’s Classic offers Dance Master Classes and Tumbling Skills Classes.

Please feel free to email us at info@dakotaspirit.com for more information.

Check out these amazing highlight videos of our 2023 Valentine’s Classic. Each showcases the incredible dance and cheer talent that performed each day!

         January 26th, 2024

  • Calling all dancers! Join us for for an amazing Master Dance Class on the night before the VC Dance Championship!​​​​​​​​
  • Featured Instructor is Taylor Shupe!
  • Dance Master Class to be held at the Sioux Falls Pentagon.
  • UPDATED: Ages 7-18 from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM*
  • Register Here!
    *times are subject to change based on final registration.


    Meet Taylor Shupe!

Taylor Shupe is originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota. She went on to dance for the University of Kentucky, where she represented the US at the ICU World Championships in both Hip Hop & Pom. Shupe finished her collegiate dance career at the University of St. Thomas, where she earned 6 National Championships as an athlete and one as a coach! She has taught for UDS for 7 years, working on camp routine choreography, camp curriculum development and leading Staff Traninings. She is currently located in Memphis, Tennessee, where she works for Varsity Spirit full-time in their Marketing Department!. 



       January 27th, 2024

  • Dance Bid Booster- We will be  granting a $1000 bid booster to the highest scoring dance team.
  • Solo-Duet-Ensemble Dance Competition from 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM.*
  • Dance Team Competition from 12:45 PM – 9:00 PM.*
  • Cheer Solo Competition from 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM.*
  • All performances at the Sioux Falls Pentagon.
  • Register Here!

Cheer Tumbling Camps w Triana McCloud!

  • Intro to Back Handspring
  • Layouts & Twisting
  • Perfect Your Back Handspring
  • Perfect Your Back Handspring
  • Register Here!

     January 28th, 2024

  • Cheer Team Competition from 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM.*
  • Individual Jump-Off and Tumble-Off Competitions.
  • The Largest Cheer Team Competition in the region.
  • All performances at the Sioux Falls Pentagon.
  • Register Here!
  • Valentine’s Classic is proud to offer 2 At-Large Bids to “The Finals” in Orlando Florida, and 1 Partial Paid Bid to “The Finals!”
College Team Exhibition & Recruiting Opportunities!
Representatives will be present from these Nationally competing Cheer, Dance and Acrobatic & Tumbling teams!
Augie Acro & Tumbling


The schedules below are public schedules and may change without notice or updated posting. Please stay in contact with your coaches in the event there are any changes. The official schedule for the weekend will be maintained at the Pentagon on the day of events.

Please note times are subject to change. We anticipate the final online schedule will be posted on Friday, January 19th.

Saturday, January 27 – Dance Championship & Cheer Solos  

Sunday, January 28 – Cheer Championship

Pentagon Facility Map showing Events, Warmup, and Suite Locations.    

*Final Online Schedule Updated 1/26/24. Times are subject to change based on final registration and attendance. Please plan accordingly.

   Ticket       Information

*Cash only at the door. Wristbands will indicate which session you are attending.

 Valentine’s Classic Spiritwear

Looking for Valentine’s Classic merchandise?!

We will have a VC Spirit Wear Pop Up Store open on Saturday and Sunday for your favorite Valentine’s Classic wear!

Event Vendors

Check out the amazing vendors that will be avaliable throughout the weekend. As always, we have a great variety of vendors offering a great mix of products!

It’s All Good Freeze Dried
Ruby Ribbon
The Pampered Princess
Zyia Active
Manifest Sportwear
Oak Tree Boutique
SoDak Chiropractic
Saldare Permanent Jewelry
Live Like Cat


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Please Support The Following Businesses Who Help Make The Valentine’s Classic Such An Outstanding Event!

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