Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Serole, Bolaane defend their championship title

Tiny Serole and Mogomotsi Bolaane have once again claimed the championship title of the recently held DanceSport challenge.

The couple lost once to David Moatlhodi and Keneilwe Moshodi during the Botswana National Closed Championship that was held at Lobatse early this year.

They have since claimed the championship title for all the championships hosted by BODANSA. They scooped the titles for the Northern Challenge Championship held in Francistown and the Orapa DanceSport Challenge held at Orapa.

Over the weekend, they continued their reign and claimed the championship title of the Meepong DanceSport Challenge, which was also the last championship to be held by BODANSA this year.

The championship attracted about 19 schools and community clubs around the country, among them the UB DanceSport, Tears of Joy, Ghetto Rhythms, Selemela Dance Team, Carnival Dance Team, Rhythm Divine Dance Team, Shashe River School, Ithuteng CJSS, Metsimasweu CJSS, Tlhalogang CJSS, Naledi Senior, Limkokwing DanceSport, Moeding College, St Josephs Primary, St Josephs College, Sjapi and Swaneng, Makhubu CJSS and Masunga CJSS.

The competition also saw participation of two hundred couples and also had 35 competitions categories. There were Juveniles, Junior, Adult, All ladies, Hip Hop and 10 Dance competitions which were also divided into levels and dances.

Among the dances performed during the day were Samba, Cha Cha, Rumba, Paso Doble, Jive, Mambo, Quickstep, Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz and Slow Foxtrot.

Shashe River School and Tlhalogang CJSS scooped 5 gold medals each. UB DanceSport, Metsimasweu CJSS, Limkokwing DanceSport, Carnival and Tears of Joy all went home with 3 gold medals each. Makhubu CJSS scooped 4 gold medals each whilst Rhythm Divine and Ghetto Rhythms went home with 2 gold medals each. Sjapi and Moeding College on the other hand managed to get 1 gold medal each. The Meepong DanceSport Challenge was organized by BODANSA and was held at Jwaneng over the weekend. Three adjudicators from South Africa, Rafick Muhammed Hoosain, Piet Pienaar and Roy Edwardson were the judges of the day.

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