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Dance Team

The Baker High School Dance Team, formally known as the Highsteppers, perform as part of the visual ensemble within the Pride of Baker Marching Band. The dance team also performs at pep rallies, community events, and in the Baker Dance Department Spring Showcase. In addition to football season, the BDT attends a DTU camp each summer, a week of choreography camp, and a week of band camp.

The team has competed at UDA Regionals, bringing home two state championships in large varsity jazz (2017 & 2018), a second place finish in medium varsity jazz (2019), and a second place finish in large varsity hip hop (2020). The team has competed in Dance Team Union's (DTU) regional competition since January 2020 where they placed 1st in Varsity Jazz, 3rd place in Varsity Hip Hop, and Regional Grand Champion for their Jazz routine. 

In February 2019, for the first time in school history, the BDT competed at the Universal Dance Association's National Dance Team Championship in Orlando, FL. They competed in two categories: jazz and hip hop. They advanced to semi-finals in hip hop and finished 14th. 

In February 2020, the team competed in the DTU National Championship in Orlando, FL placing 7th overall in Large Varsity Hip Hop. 

 

DTU Regional Rankings by Year:

2022   

2nd Place Varsity Jazz and Varsity Hip Hop

2023   

2nd Place Varsity Spirit Showdown

1st Place Varsity Hip Hop *most entertaining award

DTU National Rankings by Year:

2021

8th Place Large Varsity (Virtual)

2022

2nd Place Large Varsity Spirit Showdown

8th Place Large Varsity Hip Hop

11th Place Large Varsity Jazz

2023

1st Place NATIONAL CHAMPION Large Varsity Spirit Showdown

7th Place Large Varsity Hip Hop

Membership in this group is by audition only. Auditions are held in March.

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2023 Awards

Little Big Horn Band Competition, Opp, AL
Superior 
Best in 5A Class Dance Team

Dixieland Marching Band Competition, Brewton, AL
Superior 
Best in Class 4A Dance Team

2023 DTU Nationals

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