About Us

The ADCC is a collective of independent dance competitions and conventions supporting its members through networking, education, and access to resources, and camaraderie.

The Association of Dance Competitions & Conventions (The ADCC) is a national nonprofit trade association for the dance competition industry governed by an 11-member Board of Directors and managed by Maxim Management, based in Sykesville, Maryland. Our Members include Dance Conventions and Competitions and Business Partners who are dance industry vendors.

We provide professional and business development to industry members, networking opportunities, group buying discounts, marketing opportunities, and programs including our Annual Meeting & Industry Awards GalaIndustry Excellence Awards and Lifetime Achievement Awards, the ADCC Studio of Excellence AwardsThe Competitive Advantage magazine, and an annual College Scholarship program for competitive dancers.

Exciting recent ADCC initiatives include a new ASCAP class that covers dance competitions with a much lower annual fee based on total annual attendance, along with great professional development and money-saving opportunities for member competitions at the ADCC Annual Meeting & Industry Awards Gala in September.

The ADCC is governed by a 10-member Board of Directors and managed by Rachel Brooke of Maxim Management based in Sykesville, Maryland.