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Crew member Natalia Wilson-Beg (12) said her group had been rehearsing for about two months for the competition.
"It’s nerve-racking but it’s very exciting to see all our hard work is paying off."
About 180 dancers from across Otago and Southland made up the 24 crews set to compete at the three-day event ending tomorrow.
The national competitions were scheduled to be held from September 18-20 in Wellington and Dunedin. PHOTO & REPORT: ABBEY PALMER