The qualifying period for up^^beat 2023 has come to a close! 48 players will move on to compete in the main tournament on March 1-4, 2023 in Denver, Colorado. Players from all over the world took their chance to compete on the international stage for Dance Dance Revolution. While many of the players that qualified are from the United States, international contenders such as NAT8 and GRADY from Canada, KRONO from Puerto Rico, KIO from Colombia, BLSTOISE from Australia, KANAME, H.I.R.O and RIN-GO!! from Japan, N.NATURE from Korea, DR.D from Taiwan, FIDELIN from Chile, and TC19 from South Africa will appear on the main stage in Denver.

All qualifying players needed to play two groups of three songs and try to get the highest score possible. The top 48 players move on to compete in the main event. For any players that have dropped out of competing, the next player in the qualifier rankings will be invited to move on.

Here are the players that will be competing at the main up^^beat event:

  1. CHRS4LFE 🇺🇸
  2. CHUNKA 🇺🇸
  3. MARQQQ 🇺🇸
  4. KEVBO 🇺🇸
  5. NAT8 🇨🇦
  6. KIO 🇨🇴
  7. SQUID 🇺🇸
  8. KANAME 🇯🇵
  9. KRONO 🇵🇷
  10. HARUJUN 🇺🇸
  11. EVILDAVE 🇺🇸
  12. JBOY 613 🇺🇸
  13. BLSTOISE 🇦🇺
  14. FIDELIN 🇨🇱
  15. KAZE.573 🇺🇸
  16. DR.D 🇹🇼
  17. RERHYME! 🇺🇸
  18. H.I.R.O 🇯🇵
  19. CAVEMAN! 🇺🇸
  20. RIN-GO!! 🇯🇵
  21. BLUEBSTR 🇺🇸
  22. NOBARBEN 🇺🇸
  23. TY 🇺🇸
  24. GRADY 🇨🇦
  25. KAY0SS 🇺🇸
  26. ZZZ 🇺🇸
  27. BOGO 🇺🇸
  28. DUNC 🇺🇸
  29. FENRIR 🇺🇸
  30. CELANIMA 🇺🇸
  31. HOOTSMAN 🇺🇸
  32. DESKLAMP 🇺🇸
  33. MDX 🇺🇸
  34. CHANCE R 🇺🇸
  35. BESTWOOD 🇺🇸
  36. PARA BOI 🇺🇸
  37. PACROB 🇺🇸
  38. DWAYNE!! 🇺🇸
  39. TALKION 🇺🇸
  40. AMBONES 🇺🇸
  41. DDRFLASH 🇺🇸
  42. POLLOXX 🇨🇴
  43. BARX 🇦🇺
  44. TC19 🇿🇦
  45. ANDROO 🇺🇸
  46. 4199 🇨🇦
  47. CAMSTA4 🇦🇺
  48. N.NATURE 🇰🇷*

*Priority qualifier as the Korean representative

Stay up to date on up^^beat 2023 info on their main website: https://upbeatdenver.com/