Mark your calendars for the 1st U.S.D.L.D.F. National Dragon & Lion Dance Championships being held in the beautiful cities of Quincy and Boston, Massachusetts during the weekend of May 25th-27th, 2018.

The very first USDLDF National Championships, May 25-27 2018

The Competitions will be held throughout the weekend in Traditional Lion Dance (Saturday), Freestyle Lion Dance a.k.a. Jongs (Sunday morning) and Dragon Dancing (Sunday afternoon).

Rules and Regulations for each category will be available to view and download right here on our website.

You may download the rules and regulations through the following links:

This championship is open to all Dragon and Lion Dance teams regardless of style or affiliation. Keep in mind that we have a limited amount of slots for each category:

• Traditional Lion Dance Competition – 30 slots
• Freestyle Lion Dance Competition (Jongs) – 15 slots
• Drum Showcase – 15 slots
• Dragon Dance Competition – 8 slots

NOTE: USDLDF member schools receive a discount on registration. To register your school/group/team as a USDLDF Member School please follow the link:


To register your team please click and follow the link:


Link to our Tournament Registration frequently asked questions page:


The official hotel for the tournament will be the Best Western Adams Inn, located in the beautiful Quincy/Boston area. The USDLDF negotiated a special rate of $169.00 per night for all attending this event (deadline for this rate is 4/14/2018). For more information and to make your reservations please click and follow the link:


Check back often for updated information.

This will be a great opportunity for everyone in the Dragon and Lion Dance community to meet with friends old and new as well as network with masters, coaches and practitioners from all over! Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to grow and expand you experience, knowledge and circle of friends!

Last updated: 3/26/2018