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Dancers with the Vandalia Performing Arts Center recently competed in Collinsville.
The mini dance team placed first in jazz for 6-year-olds and second overall for in the 8-and-under division.
The senior dance team of Reyna Arenas, Haley Bigelow, Kacey Elam, Audrey Myers and Mindy Ritchey placed first in the teen lyrical dance and sixth overall.
Kyleigh Roman placed first in the 7- and 8-year-old division of acrobatics and gymnastics. Makenzie Emerick and Reagan Smith took first place in duet for 8-and-under.
Emerick was also first in the 5- and 6-year-old division of acrobatics and gymnastics.
All who participated will compete in the national competition in Chicago from June 30-July 4.