Canterbury Christ Church’s very own sports teams participated in the annual ‘Come Dance with Me’ charity event on Friday night.
The voting raised £854 alone and a total of £962.58 was raised from the event.
The CCSU lounge at the students’ union was full by 7:30 pm with great anticipation in the air as people eager waited to see what sporting team was going to be crowned winners.
In total there were thirteen initial performances for the crowd to chose who they wanted to go through to the semi-finals. The crowd would go to the judge’s panel to vote for their favourites. Each vote cost 50 pence, with all the money going to the charities.
Team performances with Judges scores.
Tennis – 8,9,7,8 – Total 31
Cheer-leading – 9,9,8,9 – Total 35
Boxing – 10,10,9,9 – Total 38
Lacrosse – 7,8,7,7 – Total 29
Swimming – 8,9,8,7 – Total 31
American Football – 7,10,10,8 – Total 35
Hockey – 6,9,7,10 – Total 32
Football – 6,9,7,7 – Total 29
Netball – 8,8,8,8 – Total 32
Cricket – 10,10,10,10 – Total 40
Rugby – 10,10,10,10 – Total 40
Volleyball – 8,8,9,7 – Total 31
After a short break for the votes to be counted, the four teams progressing to the semi-finals and that were battling it out for the winner’s medals were, Netball, Tennis, Cricket, and Rugby. Meaning that the four teams would have to dance again to impress the crowd.
The Final Results
1st Place – Cricket
2nd Place – Tennis
3rd Place – Rugby
4th Place – Netball
Hannah Cocks, C4 Dance President shared her thoughts about the evening, ” This event really brings together so many sports teams here at Christchurch and all in aid of two amazing charities Cancer research and Teenage Cancer trust.”
Overall the night was a huge success, great atmosphere, and some truly great performances.