Welcome to the Texas Dance & Step Association's (TDSA) website.

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TSTA will recognize the following age group categories for the purpose of competition participation.

U14 ONLY persons aged 14 and under are allowed to compete in this category.

U19 ONLY persons aged 19 and under that are currently enrolled in a high school are allowed to compete in this category.

18 and Over, ALL persons aged 18 and over that has graduated from high school are allowed to compete in this category.

Teams that do not adhere to these guidelines shall have their teams disqualified from the competition.

Organizational Structure

TSTA step teams are composed of Co-ed, Male and Female divisons. A Co-ed team consists of both males and females performing in competitions. In the event a show does not have a separate divison for Co-ed teams in a competition, majority rule will apply. Check the TSTA event judging Protocol for more Information.