The Coca-Cola Co has announced the return of its Sprite Step Off tournament

The Coca-Cola Co has announced the return of its Sprite Step Off tournament

The Coca-Cola Co has announced the return of its annual Sprite Step Off competition with a six-city US tour.

The dance tournament, which launched on 19 March in Charlotte, North Carolina, is set to visit Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Los Angeles and Houston before finishing in Washtington DC on 21 May. Teams of students across the country will compete for two US$100,000 prizes in dance scholarships.

Sprite will enlist the National Step Show Alliance to oversee and manage the scoring and judging for the competition.

"Sprite Step Off gives college students an outlet to showcase creative self-expression through the art of step while promoting the importance of higher education and being active," said Sprite brand director, Coca-Cola North America, Augusto Elias.

Tickets for the regional events are available at www.spritestepoff.com.