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The University of Minnesota Dance Team Used 250,000 Swarovski Crystals to Shine in a National Championship

Each Costume Worn by the University of Minnesota Dance Team Featured Over 10,000 Crystals

Costume Worn by the University of Minnesota Dance Team - Made with Crystals from SwarovskiIf you’ve ever watched the reality show, ‘World of Dance’, you know how grueling, competitive it is, and how much training stars like J.Lo and Jenna Dewan put into their sport. If you need any further proof, just ask the University of Minnesota Dance Team, which recently competed in the UDA College Dance Team National Championship.

Costume Worn by the University of Minnesota Dance Team - Made with Crystals from SwarovskiThe team, which was sponsored by Swarovski Professional and Rhinestones Unlimited, wore costumes designed by Elle Bauer Designs and embellished with Swarovski crystals. In total, over 10,000 Swarovski crystals featured on each costume – Round, Cabochon, Square-shaped and Marquis-shaped Flat Backs, and Large Cosmic Sew-on Stones in Jet Hematite, Crystal Scarabaeus Green, Crystal Silver Night, Crystal Light Chrome, and Crystal Rainbow Dark.

Costume Worn by the University of Minnesota Dance Team - Made with Crystals from SwarovskiIn total, the team, which competed in Division 1A Pom and placed second in Jazz, wore costumes covered in 250,000 crystals and 420 transfers. Even their hair barrettes were embellished in crystals!

Costume Worn by the University of Minnesota Dance Team - Made with Crystals from SwarovskiA winning look indeed.

Watch their Jazz Routine Here