Culturally diverse? Check. Representative of a wide range of disciplines offered at Notre Dame? You got it. Involved in the community? Of course. Passionate about dance? without a question. We are the ND/SMC Ballroom club; come join us for ND Day and see why we are proud to be ND! The LIVE Notre Dame Day broadcast will kick-off at 18:42 pm ET (6:42 pm ET) on April 23rd at NOTREDAMEDAY.ND.EDU. The 29-hour broadcast will showcase Notre Dame stories from around the world, as well as live interviews, special musical performances, remotes, in-studio performances and surprise celebrity guests. Please spread the word and help us earn votes! Follow the celebration on social media with #NDday.
Your donations are essential for us to hire our instructors and ensure our ability to perform at campus and community functions for no charge from the spectators. Furthermore, your donations allow us to host the Irish Dancesport Gala which brings hundreds of college students from other universities to campus to compete and many spectators from the campus and the community to watch. Without your participation, this would not be possible. During this exciting time, we have the unique opportunity to earn a portion of a $1 Million! Make a $10 gift on Notre Dame Day (April 23 – 24), and receive 5 votes to cast. The total number of votes we receive decides our percentage of the $1 Million. Please vote for us!
Each year we hire three professional instructors to teach throughout the year. We also attend collegiate ballroom competitions across the Midwest where we represent the University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College. Finally, we host an annual collegiate ballroom competition, the Irish Dancesport Gala, on campus each April. This past year we had the honor to host over 300 competitors from over 10 different states and over 15 different colleges. This was our largest competition to date and one of the largest across the region this year. Hosting IDG, travelling to other competitions, and hiring professional dance instructors is an expensive luxury. It is our goal to make this club available to all who want to take part in it; therefore, we do our best to minimize our dues. However, this leaves us in great need of your donations. We love spreading the joy of dance across the campus, community, and the Midwest, and we ask that you help us in our quest to do so!