Just Dance World Cup Online Qualifiers Start July 16

It’s nearly that time again – time to lace up your dancing shoes and prepare for the ultimate Just Dance competitive challenge. Ubisoft has announced that the online qualifiers for the 2017 Just Dance World Cup will open July 16 via the World Dance Floor online multiplayer mode in Just Dance 2017 for PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U. During each of the seven sessions in North, Central, and South America (times listed below), players will be competing against each other in these eight songs: “Bailar,” “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It),” “Don’t Stop Me Now,” “Sorry” (alternate version), “Don’t Wanna Know,” “Hips Don’t Lie,” “Cake by the Ocean,” and “Scream and Shout” (alternate version).

AMERICAS – PACIFIC TIME ZONE UTC-8
• Sunday, July 16, 2017, 4:00pm PDT
• Sunday, July 23, 2017, 4:00pm PDT
• Sunday, July 30, 2017, 4:00pm PDT
• Sunday, August 6, 2017, 4:00pm PDT
• Sunday, August 20, 2017, 4:00pm PDT
• Sunday, August 27, 2017, 4:00pm PDT
• Sunday, September 3, 2017, 4:00pm PDT

ASIA/OCEANIA – SYDNEY TIME (CENTRAL EUROPEAN TIME ZONE UTC+1)
• Sunday, July 16, 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00
• Sunday, July 30, 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00
• Sunday, August 20, 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00
• Sunday, September 3, 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00

EUROPE – PARIS TIME (CENTRAL EUROPEAN TIME ZONE UTC+1)
• Sunday, July 16, 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00
• Sunday, July 23, 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00
• Sunday, July 30, 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00
• Sunday, August 6, 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00
• Sunday, August 20, 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00
• Sunday, August 27, 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00
• Sunday, September 3, 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00

There are 17 open spots in the World Grand Finale, scheduled to take place in Paris in February 2018, when contenders will face off against the 2017 World Champion. For a full list of official rules, please visit the official site.

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