Tap Preservation Awards

The annual Tap Preservation Award is given to an outstanding individual or organization in the field,

for the superior advancement of tap dance through presentation and preservation.

2001 - The New York Committee to Celebrate National Tap Dance Day is a program of Flo-Bert. Ltd., a not-for-profit organization. Flo-Bert’s fiscal sponsor is the New York Foundation for the Arts. The New York Committee has for the past 13 years led the celebration of National Tap Dance Day in New York. National Tap Dance Day was designated by an Act of Congress in 1989 to “honor tap dance... an original, unique American art form — a national treasure.” It falls on May 25th, the birthday of the great Bill “Bojangles” Robinson (1878 - 1949).


Delilah Jackson is the creator and founder of Flo-Bert Ltd. which combines the names of famous 1920's Broadway performers, Florence Mills and Bert Williams. The Flo-Bert name symbolizes life achievement awards.

American Tap Dance Foundation

American Tap Dance Center

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