Many forms of clog and step dance had, at various times, a competitive element.

The menu directs to pages containing details of the various competitions researched by the IRT,

In addition, several individuals have recalled informal competitions:

Mr T.W. Langhorn remembered hearing of informal stepping competitions in public houses in Wigan and Accrington (Lancashire) where dancers competed to see who could dance the longest. Information derived from an interview by Tom Flett with Mr T.W. Langhorn on 21/9/1962.