1st International Water Stilt Lion Dance Championship 2019

We are excited to announce that the USDLDF has been contacted by the Dragon and Lion Dances Federation MALAYSIA, organizers of the 1st International Water Stilt Lion Dance Championship 2019 and they are inviting our organization to select one of our member teams to participate in their championship representing the USA.

1st International Water Stilt Lion Dance Championship 2019 November 29th – December 1st. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


This is a great opportunity for USDLDF teams to gain more experience and make new connections on the world stage, besides having the opportunity to travel and showcase their talents on an international level.

USDLDF members (teams and individuals) that have already traveled overseas, for either competition or training (or both), recognize how invaluable this type of experience can be for their team in terms of growth and improvement, not just of skills but also of confidence and understanding of the arts.

Event: 1st International Water Stilt Lion Dance Championship 2019

Dates: November 29th – December 1st

  • Friday, November 29th – Arrival, Check-in and Welcome Banquet
  • Saturday, November 30th – National (Malaysia) Competition
  • Sunday, December 1st – International Competition (all other countries)
  • Monday, December 2nd – Teams Depart

Location:  Bukit Jalil National Stadium Aquatic Centre KL Sports City
Bukit Jalil , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Logistics: Hotel, meals, and transportation to and from the airport will be covered.

Registration: IMMEDIATELY 


  • First Place: prize RM.30,000.00 (around USD$7,100.00)
  • Second Place: prize is RM.20,000.00 (around USD$4,700)
  • Third Place: RM.10,000.00 (around USD$2,300)
  • Remaining teams will receive a consolation prize of RM.2000.00 (around USD$470)

Note: This event is for Freestyle (Jongs over water) Lion Dance only

Interested teams please contact us immediately, we will provide you with the registration form and contact information to participate. Priorities will be reserved for USDLDF’s member teams who placed top 3 at our latest national championships, then to all member teams.

For a quick peek at airline tickets pricing check out www.skyscanner.com so you can plan a budget and any type of fundraising necessary for your team to be able to participate in these exciting events.

This is a great opportunity that we are proud to make available to our Member Schools and we hope that one of our teams is able to represent the USA at event!




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