How Hip Hop Soulsation Academy Advanced to the World Dance Championship

The competition dance team from Hip Houl Soulsation Academy has won a “golden ticket” this summer — but they might need a little help to redeem it.

At their last competition, the local teens earned a chance to represent Oregon at the World Dance Championships in New Jersey.

Now the challenge is getting there. The group launched a GoFundMe to help cover their travel expenses, and they’ve already raised more than $1,300 for the cause.

Check out the video to learn the story behind the Hip Hop Soulsation Academy, and to meet the amazing woman who started it.