Designed for the hearing-impaired, the Deaf Dance Competition was developed and first staged in 2006. This annually competition seeks to sensitize the deaf community on dance forms, resulting in building their self-confidence. Through the dance moves, the Competition encourages the development of a sense of rhythm, creative expression, and the communication of feelings.
It is open to all individuals, who as at September 1 of the competition year is between the ages of 6-19 years and are enrolled at institutions that caters to the deaf. Categories in the competition are: Creative Folk, Modern Contemporary, Popular Dance, Dance Skit with a maximum of three (3) entries is allowed per institution from the different category genres.
Prior to the staging of the Competition, training workshops are held for teachers, to provide the necessary support mechanism for preparing their students.