Welcome to “Japan Country Dance Challenge 2018”

♪♬ The only “Country Dance and Line Dance Official Competition” in Japan!  ♩♪♬

“Country Dance” “Line dance” which is a big break now in the world. Originally “Country Dance” was born in the United States, it has gained popularity not only in the United States but also in Europe and in Asia.

“Japan Country Dance Challenge” is the only country dance and line dance competition event in Japan. “Country dance” “Line dance” has been added to the event “dance sports” which became “Olympic accreditation event” in recent years, the world’s first “World Dance Sports Contest” was held in Taiwan two years ago.

The competition is done by dividing the subject song of UCWDC into level and age.
JCDC offers a wealth of programs including workshops (dance lessons) that enjoy even those who do not participate in the competition, entertainment shows where you can enjoy the world’s top level line dance performance.

It is an event that you can enjoy a wide range of people from non-experiencing country dance to professionals.


Date: October 6th & 7th, 2018


  • 【10/6】 Registration opens from 10am, Competition starts from 11:30am
  • 【10/7】 10am – 5pm

 VENUE ON 10/6

Venue “Shinjuku Cosmic Sports Center”

Address: 3 Chome-1-2 Okubo, Shinjuku, Tokyo


  • Fukutoshin Line Nishi-Waseda Station -> about 3 min by walk
  • Fukutoshin Line・Oedo Line Higashi-shinjuku Station -> about 10 min by walk

 VENUE ON 10/7

Venue: “Ikegami Kaikan”

Address 1-32-8 Ikegami, Ota, Toklyo, japan


  • Tokyu-Ikegami Line -> Ikegami Station -> about 7 min by walk

Competition Highlights
This year, we divided into two sections. At the first day, we will have Line Dance competition under UCWDC rules. And 2nd day will be a super fun day for social dancers. We invited the hottest line dance choreographer Ms. Gemma Ridyard. And there are fund games, WCS workshops and much more!