CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS4) – There are going to be thousands of Denver Broncos fans attending Super Bowl 50, but the Carolina Panthers will also have a number of die-hards in the Bay Area. CBS4’s Stan Bush traveled to Charlotte to see what they’re all about.

The Panthers have been mostly all about winning this season, but not just winning — they are doing it with style — particularly with a dance that’s now sweeping the sports world.

Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers shows his trademark "Dab" against the Seattle Seahawks in the 2nd quarter during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 17, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers shows his trademark “Dab” against the Seattle Seahawks in the 2nd quarter during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 17, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

You can’t miss it on the streets of Charlotte — a dance move called “The Dab.”

“It’s just their way of celebrating, and it’s called on all over Charlotte; grandmas are dabbing,” a Panthers fan said.

A Panthers fan doing "The Dab" (credit: CBS)

A Panthers fan doing “The Dab” (credit: CBS)

For the Panthers, The Dab is a sign of celebration, and there has been plenty of cause to bring it out. Around the Carolinas it has spread like a virus — and that’s kind of the point.

“It’s catchy, it’s really, really catchy,” another Panthers fan said. “Kind of like a cold, it’s really catchy.”

Although it’s origin is unknown, some say it’s a reference to marijuana.

“But it’s more potent,” another fan said.

A Panthers fan doing "The Dab" (credit: CBS)

A Panthers fan doing “The Dab” (credit: CBS)

“In Colorado, we have legal marijuana, we should like The Dab,” Bush told another Panther’s fan.

“Yeah,” he responded with a laugh.

Wherever it’s from, it’s now mainstream in the Carolinas.

Dance schools teach The Dab like it’s a ballet.

A young Panthers fan talks about doing "The Dab" (credit: CBS)

A young Panthers fan talks about doing “The Dab” (credit: CBS)

“It started as a dance in Atlanta in the hip hop culture and I think a lot of different sports icons started doing it, and so it came in the mainstream media,” a young dancer said.

“Well, I just do it and let it all out. I really don’t know when I do it good,” another young dancer said.

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