Carlsbad High School’s 12-time National Champion Varsity dance team, the Lancer Dancers, will be performing in their annual Holiday Dance Showcase on Thursday, Dec. 7 through Saturday, Dec. 9, on campus at the Carlsbad Cultural Arts Center. The shows begin at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. A Saturday matinee is also offered at 2 p.m.

Other dance groups invited to perform include the Carlsbad High School Xcalibur Junior Varsity Dance team, Carlsbad High School Dance PE 1, 2, and 3 classes, and the Aviara Middle School Dance Team. The Junior Lancer Dancers, a group of young girls ages 5 to 12 who take weekly classes given by the Lancer Dancers during the fall, will also have an opportunity to perform.

Proceeds will help offset the costs associated with the Lancer Dancers’ lodging and travel to Orlando, Florida to compete in the Universal Dance Association (UDA) National Championships. UDA Nationals is the nation’s premier competition for high-school dance squads. Showcase tickets are on sale at and range from $10 to $15.