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Theme Hours 2018

Theme hours are one of the biggest highlights of the Marathon here at Florida State University. With funky costumes and high spirits, all dancers are able to participate in these hours in order to earn points for their team and keep the morale up throughout their 20-hour shift. This year’s theme hours are sure to bring out the creative side of every dancer, so don’t be afraid to go all out for the kids! Here are each of the theme hours, along with a few ideas to spark your excitement and help you prepare all your fun outfits for this weekend. 1. Ski Lodge Just because we live in Florida doesn’t mean we can’t rock some winter gear! Get ready to break out your favorite winter hats, scarves and

High School Dance Marathons

While the number of days until our 2018 Marathon are dwindling, local high schools in the area are making some miracles of their own. Over the course of the past five weeks, seven local schools throughout the Tallahassee area hosted their own marathons ranging from 4 to 8 hours complete with lip-sync battles, wing eating contests and line dance lessons. Mirroring our own Marathon, each event was spearheaded by an executive board that was guided by our High School Programs team. As the first high school dance marathon (HSDM) of the season, Maclay School started things off with a bang! The students were quick on their feet as they learned the two minute version of our line dance from our 2017

Miracle Milestones

Dance Marathon at Florida State University 2018 is around the corner! With that in mind, we’d like to share some of our Miracle Milestones to show you the cool things you can experience after you reach the minimum and beyond. ... $300 - Invitation to the Marathon Congratulations! If you raise $300, you’ll be invited to Dance Marathon at FSU 2018. During one 20-hour shift, you’ll stand in honor of the kids who can’t. $500 - Full points for organization Reaching this milestone means that your participation during the Marathon will count as points towards your organization’s total, and every point counts when you’re on the road to Totum Victorium. This phrase translates from Latin as “Total Vic

Goal Release 2018

Last month, Dance Marathon at Florida State University announced its 2018 fundraising goal. $2,000,000. This has been a year full of unforeseen circumstances. Yet each and every time this community is met with a challenge, it manages to push through, persevere, and rise up stronger than it was before. Thus, this goal is more than a mere number. It is the representation of what we are capable of if we all work together. Dance Marathon at FSU is challenging every student to take part in this monumental goal. Whether it is participating as a fundraiser, dancer, donor or volunteer - there is a place within this organization for everyone that wants one. DM at FSU hopes that by the uniting the c

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