UNITED Tribute

Our 10th Annual UNITED Tribute will be held

Saturday, January 15, 2022.

Our signature gala celebrates the year's successes and honors the companies, employees, and community leaders who make it happen. Denton County's most anticipated event features the crowd-favorite Dancing with Our Stars competition showcasing a troupe of community volunteer dancers.

Dancing with Our Stars logo

We need nominations from you on who should dance!


Nominate an Individual

Nominate a Couple

Deadline to submit nominations is Friday, July 30th!

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This friendly dance competition is the centerpiece of our UNITED Tribute entertainment. Dancing with Our Stars features fun, well-loved individuals from our communitynominated by you! Their participation helps us raise awareness and funds to serve children, families, Veterans, people experiencing homelessness, and people affected by mental illness.

Our annual gala, UNITED Tribute, celebrates our generous community partners and raises funds to help improve lives in Denton County. The event will take place January 15, 2022, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center.

We are accepting nominations July 1st to July 30th. Complete the form below to nominate co-workers, friends, and familyeveryone is fair game! We are seeking 5 couples and 10 individuals (5 men and 5 women to be randomly paired). 

After being notified of their nomination, each nominee MUST accept or decline the nomination no later than Wednesday, August 4th

Once nominees are confirmed the community will vote starting August 8-14th for 10 couples and 10 individuals (5 men & 5 women). The latter will be paired by random drawing at a Dancer Reveal on Wednesday, September 8th, 2021. 

Beginning in September, contestants will attend a weekly dancing lesson with Gladys Keeton, Professor Emeritus of Dance at Texas Woman's University. Practices will be suspended for the holidays, although partners may choose to practice on their own time. Come January, contestants will strut their stuff on the dance floor, and the crowd will vote for one pair to take home our coveted Mirrorball Trophies!