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Paula Abdul and the folks on CBS' "Live to Dance" have chosen 17 of their 18 finalists - and 38 of them are from Utah.
That's not a typo. The dance competition show features singles, doubles and teams. And the team from Utah - the Lindon-based Vibe- has 38 members.
They are: Alexis Pearson, 21, Orem; Kandice Smith, 26, Woods Cross; Arianna Brockbank, 16, Orem; Katie Anderson, 13, Lehi; Austin Oliver, 16, West Jordan; Kelsey Skousen, 18, Provo; Blayke Piggott, 16, Provo; Leif Belnap, 14, Payson; Brandon Armstrong, 16, Lehi; Lindsay Arnold, 16, Provo; Brelynn Brockbank, 14, Orem; Madison Loveless, 14, Pleasant Grove; Brittany Cherry, 16, Pleasant Grove; McKenna Fullmer, 13, Provo; Brock Bodily, 17, Pleasant Grove; Melissa Hale, 17, Provo; Brooklyn Fullmer, 15, Provo; Monique Leroy, 13, Draper; Chanel Ross, 12, Provo; Natalie Jaco, 14 Lehi; Chaz Bodily, 23, Pleasant Grove; Nicholas Bloxsom-Carter, 19, Orem; Chris Coca, 16, Lehi; Peiter Mortensen, 17, Riverton; Colton Lords, 14, Pleasant Grove; and Sanalie Cindrich, 14, Highland; Cori McCarthy, 14, Riverton; Savannah Cross, 17, Sandy; David Lopez, 18, Riverton; Seth Belnap, 21, Payson; Ellie Smith, 15, Provo; Tanisha Belnap, 16, Payson; Erika Mouritsen, 14, Pleasant Grove; Tristen Sosa, 13, Orem; Hally Smith, 13, Provo; Tynah Hamilton, 13, Provo; Jenson Arnold, 12, Provo; Whitney Carson, 16, Lehi.
The 18th finalist will be announced in the Wednesday, Jan. 12, episode after fans vote. That same night, six of the 18 finalists will compete to move on to the next round.