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44th Annual South High Marathon Dance will take place April 30

April 29, 2021

SHMD LogoThe 44th Annual South High Marathon Dance (SHMD) will be held Friday, April 30, at Six Flags Great Escape Resort. Due to COVID-19 this will be a private event closed to the public; an online program and live feed will be available. The event will kick-off Friday morning with opening ceremonies and will be broadcast live online at

Live Broadcast Information

The broadcast will begin with our host, SHMD Alumnus Patrick Fish and will continue through the end of the event. While some specific times are pointed out below, the broadcast will be full of action-packed activity throughout the day! Programming will include interviews, feature stories, SHMD trivia, live music from local musicians, games, and activities and of course… dancing!

9 a.m. – Live Broadcast Begins

9:30 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies

Opening through Closing – Interviews, feature stories, SHMD Trivia, live music, games, events and… dancing!

5 p.m. – Fifth-Grade Students Join the Marathon Dance

7 p.m. – Middle School Students Join the Marathon Dance

7 p.m. – Online Auction Concludes

8 p.m. – Online 50/50 Sales Conclude

9 p.m. – Closing Ceremonies

New for 2021, Garment Sales Are Online!

Visit the garment sales website at You can also buy SHMD gear the day of the dance at “The Shirt Factory 2021 Food Truck Corral for SHMD” from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Find more details about this event at

New for 2021, The Auction Is Online!

Fifty-two items are available for auction online. To view and bid on items visit and clicking BiddingOwl. The auction will conclude at 7 p.m. on April 30, 2021. All payments will need to be via credit card and local pick-up only. Pick up will take place by drive up at the High School Cafeteria on Saturday, May 1 from 9-11am.

New for 2021, Online Gift Card 50/50!

Multiple 50/50 drawings will take place at specified times throughout the event. Each drawing will have 100 tickets for sale, at $10/ticket, with SHMD receiving 50% and the winner choosing gift cards to local businesses for the other 50%. Winners can select gift cards from nearly 100 local businesses. It’s a win/win/win for SHMD, local businesses and perhaps you! All drawings will be sold at, or through 50/50 sales will conclude at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 30.

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