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Sept 30-Oct 2, 2016

Carolina Fall Classic Dancesport Championships NQE
Venue: Hilton Charlotte University Place, Charlotte, North Carolina
Charlotte - NC  
Wayne & Marie Crowder
organizer@carolinafallclassic.com  336-623-4961
(Item Posted Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 17:35)

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Oct 6-7, 2017

DC Dance Challenge & Showcase
Venue: The Westin Alexandria Hotel and Forever Dancing Ballroom.
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): USSDC, Fabio and Jennifer Bonini
DCDC is organized by local members of the United States Showcase and Dance Challenge Association (USSDC), with all competitive dances and levels, plus Salsa, and Argentine Tango. It is also supported by A.A.I.B.P.

Pro/AM and Amateur Ballroom Competition, Professional Dancesport Show, Dancing with DCDC Stars Showcase & Dance Party
Single-dance and multi-dance events, in Standard, Latin, Smooth, Rhythm and Club dances, such as Salsa, West Coast Swing, Hustle, Argentine Tango, and more…
Event Contacts: DCDC@ForeverDancing.com  Phone 703-798-1071  dcdancechallenge.com/
(Item Edited July 5, 2016)


Sept 30 - Oct 2, 2016

Southwestern Invitational Dancesport Championships
Westin Park Central Dallas, TX 75251 - (972) 385-3000
Organizer: David Kloss
Challenge of Champions Circuit
US Dancesport Championships Grand Tradition Tour
Full Range Pro/Am And Amateur Events. Featuring: 24 Scholarships . 20 Championships in all levels and age divisions.
Contacts: 512-331-1083   eMail: drkloss@msn.com or info@southwesterninvitational.com WEB: http://www.southwesterninvitational.com/ http://www.southwesterninvitational.com
(Item Edited Sept 4, 2009 at 20:43)

Sept 30 - Oct 2, 2016

Constitution State Challenge Championships
US Regional Dancesport Championship
Dancer's Cup Circuit Event
Member East Coast Dancesport Connection
Hilton Hotel Stamford, CT
Organizer(s): Ron, Lee, & Christa Cote
Tel: (860) 563-2623
eMail: mambo2341@aol.com WEB: http://www.cscdancesport.com
(Item Edited September 4, 2000917:36)

Oct 1, 2016

Rocky Mountain Chapter Fall Competition
Venue: Denver Turnverein, Denver, CO
Denver - CO  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  Sara Hadley, President USA Dance Rocky Mountain Chapter
info@usadancedenver.org  303-627-8137
(Item Posted Monday, April 11, 2016 at 00:31)

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Oct 2, 2016

Pennsylvania Ballroom Scrimmage
Venue: Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square
Lancaster - PA  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  Barbara Snyder
info@paballroomscrimmage.com  717 813-6144
(Item Posted Friday, March 07, 2114 at 20:21)

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Oct 6 - 8, 2016

First Coast Classic Dancesport Championships
Dancer's Cup Circuit
Renaissance World Golf Village Hotel - Jacksonville, FL
Organizers: Sarwat & Julia Kaluby
Host of The World Masters Pro & Pro-Am Championships
Event Contacts: info@kalubys.com  Phone 904-338-9219   http://www.firstcoastclassic.com
(Item Edited Monday September 7,.2009 at 11:06)

Oct 6 - 9, 2016

Chicago Harvest Moon Ball Championship
Venue: Wyndham O'Hare Rosemont, Il (847) 297-1234
Chicago - Illinois
http://www.Wyndham.com/Ch/icago-OHare NDCA Recognizes
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Jay Jarquin (773) 685 8045 or (773) 685 5415
Pro/Am, Amateur and Professional Competitions
American and International Style

Saturday evening: Dance For Money – Night Club Style
Salsa/Merengue Championship - Open To Everyone - no entry fee
1st $100; 2nd $75; 3rd $50
Event Contacts: Tangofor2@Sbcglobal.net  Phone (815) 723 4926  http://www.ballroomchicago.com/harvest_moon.htm
(Item Posted Friday, September 04, 2009 at 01:28)

Oct 7-9, 2016

Fantasy Ball DanceSport Competition
Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Virginia Beach VA 23451
Virginia Beach - VA  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  Garry Gekhman
Info@FantasyBallDanceSport.com  571.354.6263
(Item Posted Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 23:48)

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Oct 7 - 9, 2016

Orange County Challenge; aka. Golden State Challenge
Westin South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa CAhttp://www.goldenstatechallenge.net/hotel.html
Richard Booth 303-412-1213 or Tom Hicks 310-714-2440 Organizers
NDCA Recognized
• Global 6 dance American Style closed Scholarship – W,T,F,C,R,SW
• Global 6 dance Int’l Style closed Scholarship – W,F,Q,C,S,R
• Professional Rising Star and Open Showdance!
Top Teacher Money! $21,500
eMail: tandlhicks123@aol.com OR rbooth@boothdance.com    Phone: 310-714-2440
WEB: www.ocdsc.com/
(Item Posted Monday, January 12, 2004 at 16:45)

Oct 8-9, 2016

American DanceSport Festival
Venue: Clark Athletic Center at the U of Mass - Boston Marriott Quincy
Boston - MA  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  Ronen Zinshtein
americandsf@gmail.com  781-492-3727
USADance Amateur Competition Plus World Senior 1 Standard Championships and 10-Dance Championships
(Item Posted Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 14:48)

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Oct 8-9, 2016

Extravaganza Montreal
Venue: Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel World Pro-Am DanceSport Series and is open to all amateur and professional levels. $50,000 in cash prizes
Montreal - AB  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  Sylvain Trottier
info@extravaganzamontreal.com  (514) 726-5006
(Item Posted Tuesday, September 06, 2016 at 20:27)

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Oct 9, 2016

Phoenix Fall Festival
Venue: Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix - AZ  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  Suzanne Nyemchek;
daviddancers05@aol.com  314 616-9413
(Item Posted Saturday, March 08, 2114 at 00:03)

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Oct 9, 2016

Naples Star Ball
Venue: Hilton Naples, FL 9419146292
Naples - FL  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Patrick Johnson, Kris Whitney & Jim Clemens

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NDCA sanctioned event. Pro-Am and Amateur competition and professional show.
Early arrival packages available, workshops and dinner dance.
Event Contacts: dancefusionamerica@yahoo.com  Phone 9419146292  http://www.naplesstarball.com

(Item Posted Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 22:39)

Oct 13 - 15, 2016

Hotlanta Dance Challenge
Crowne Plaza Hotel Atlanta Ravina Perimeter Center 800 972 2404
Organizer(s):Eddie Ares & Nancy Senner
October 16-17, The Rising Star/Newcomers Ball
October 18 - South Eastern Amateur Challenge
770 403-6565
eMail: info@hotlantadance.com WEB: http://www.hotlantadance.com
(Item Edited July 21, 2008 at 20:57)

Oct 14 - 16, 2016

Rocky Mountain Dancesport Grand Prix
Venue: Hyatt Regency Calgary
Calgary - AB  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  Jean-Marc Généreux, Dancesport MD and Salsa Rica Productions
info@dancesportgrandprix.com  403-671-2375
(Item Posted Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 18:16)

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Oct 14 - 16, 2016

Autumn Dance Classic
Venue: Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport
San Francisco - CA  
Jonathan Wilkins and Olga Foraponova
info@autumnclassic.com  646 509-6199 or 425 750-4313
(Item Posted Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 23:57)

Oct 14 - 16, 2016

San Francisco Autumn Dance Classic
Venue: Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport
San Francisco - CA  
Jonathan Wilkins and Olga Foraponova
info@autumnclassic.com  646 509-6199 or 425 750-4313
(Item Posted Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 23:51)

Oct 14-16, 2016

Rocky Mountain Dancesport Grand Prix
Venue: Hyatt Regency Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2G 5P6 403.717.1234
Calgary - AB  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  Jean-Marc Généreux & France Mousseau, Martin & Diana Lefebvre, Kelly Lannan & Eric Caty
info@dancesportgrandprix.com  0000000000
(Item Posted Friday, July 15, 2016 at 00:12)

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Oct 15, 2016

Icon Dancesport
Venue: Metropolitan Grand Ballroom Columbus, Ohio 43215 :(614)743-9495
Columbus - OH  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  Tony Meredith
compbrenda@aol.com  917 696-8931
(Item Posted Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 22:19)

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Oct 15, 2016

Texas DanceSport Jam
Venue: Sheraton North Houston At George Bush Intercontinental
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  Hunter & Maria Johnson
hunterjohnson2003@yahoo.com  832 593-0090
(Item Posted Saturday, March 08, 2114 at 00:16)

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Oct 15, 2016

NJ Dancesport Classic Fall Frolic
Venue: Rogers Dance Studio
Hackensack - NJ  
Wendi Davies
questions@njdancesportclassic.com  973-325-1399
(Item Posted Wednesday, August 08, 2012 at 15:43)

Oct 20 - 23, 2016

Grand National Dancesport Championships
Ritz Carlton on Miami’s Key Biscayne
Venue Contact: http://www.grandnationalchampionship.com/gn_10_ritz-carlton004002.jpg
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Peter & Cassandra Schneider
NDCA Recognized
Pro-Am & Amateur competition in American and International Style
the Halloween Venetian Masked ball, & Broadway caliber Professional shows
eMail: admin@grandnationalchampionship.com  Phone: 954-227-1760
Web: http://www.grandnationalchampionship.com/
(Item September 11 2009 at 16:39)

Oct 20 - 23, 2016

Paragon Open Dancesport Championships
Venue: Hilton Parsippany, Parsippany, NJ 07054 - 973.267.7373  www.hilton.com
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Andrei Gavriline and Elena Kryuchkova
Paragon Open DanceSport Challenge and New Jersey DanceSport Championships are merged to form The Paragon Open Dancesport Championships.
Event Contacts: info@paragonopen.com  Phone 908.553.5881 800-242-8681  http://www.paragonopen.com/
(Item Ed. July 13, 2016)

Oct 21 - 23, 2016

New Jersey State Open
Venue: Hilton Parsippany, Parsippany, NJ 07054 - 973.267.7373  www.hilton.com
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Andrei Gavriline and Elena Kryuchkova
New Jersey DanceSport Championships and Paragon Open DanceSport Challenge are merged to form The Paragon Open Dancesport Championships.
Event Contacts: info@paragonopen.com  Phone 908.553.5881 800-242-8681  http://www.paragonopen.com/
(Item Ed. July 13, 2016)

Oct 21-22, 2016

WDC World Professional Ten Dance Championships
Venue: Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, FL
Key Biscayne - FL  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  Peter & Cassandra Schneider
admin@dance-america.com  (754) 304-6954
(Item Posted Monday, September 26, 2016 at 23:59)

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Oct 22, 2016

Minnesota Ballroom Blast
Venue: Coffman Memorial Union, Minneapolis, MN 
Minneapolis - MN  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Michael Kasinkas
Minnesota Ballroom Blast is an All Amateur event, and an evening show with National Championship talent.
Event Contacts: blast@usadance-mn.org  Phone contact info on website  http://mnballroomblast.com/
(Item Posted Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 15:04)

Oct 22, 2016

Aloha Ball
Venue: Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, Hawaii
Kailua-Kona - HI  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  Ron Montez & Tony Meredith
montezuma2341@gmail.com  858 334-3754
(Item Posted Saturday, March 08, 2114 at 00:28)

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Oct 23, 2016

Tropicana Dance Challenge!
Venue: Hilton Carillon Park St Petersburg
St. Petersburg - FL  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  Bogdan and Gosia Wienc Phone: 727-481-6789 727-549-2222 Email: Bogdanwienc@msn.com
Bogdanwienc@msn.com  727-481-6789
(Item Posted Saturday, March 08, 2114 at 00:57)

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Oct 26 - 30, 2016

Hollywood Dancesport Championships
Venue: Warner Center Marriott
Woodland Hills, California
Organizers: Mary Murphy and Michael Chapman
Open and closed scholarships, rising star events and competitions in all styles
eMail: info@hollywooddancesport.com     Phone: (863) 668-9668

WEB: http://www.hollywooddancesport.com
(Item Edited September 6, 2009 at 15:58)

Oct 27 - 29, 2016

Imperial Star Ball
Venue: Sheraton hotel at Keystone Crossing - Indianapolis, IN
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  David Medeiros
Dudance@aol.com  15-300-6111
(Item Posted Saturday, March 08, 2114 at 01:14)

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Oct 28 - 30, 2016

American Lindy Hop Championships
Venue: Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront
Detroit MI
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Paulette Brockington, Artspectrum
Event Contacts: askartspectrum@yahoo.com  313-790-2311 http://artspectrum.org/alhc.htm
(Item Edited January 4, 2016)

Oct 28 - 30, 2016

DC Dancesport Inferno
Venue: Stamp Student Union, UMD College Park, MD - Holiday Inn Phone -  
College Park, M - MD  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Ballroom at Maryland
Dancesport Festival event open to Collegiate and Non-Collegiate Amateur dance couples at the University of Maryland, College Park

DCDI is not a sanctioned USA Dance competition.
USA Dance membership is not required
USA Dance points will not be awarded.
Event Contacts: staff@dcdancesportinferno.com  Phone (202) 643-2343  http://www.dcdancesportinferno.com
(Item Posted Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 09:47)

Oct 28 - 30, 2016

USA Dance Chicago Dancesport Challenge Championships NQE
Venue: Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont, Illinois 60018
Chicago - Illinois  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Chicagoland USA Dance
USA Dance Nationals Qualifying Event
Event Contacts: Timothy Place ltpdetroit50@yahoo.com  Phone 773-895-4602  http://www.usadancechicago.org
WDSF Open Adult Standard, 10-Dance & Latin
(Item Edited Ju;ly 8, 2012)

Oct 29 - 2016

Quest For The Best Series USA Dance Seattle
Washington Dance Club Seattle, WA
Organizers: Daryl 425-814-3848 and Michele 208-724-2985
All Amateur DanceSport
Contacts: Michele Boyer; eMail: info@qftb.org  512-331-1083  WEB: http://qftb.org/
(Item Edited May 16, 2016 )

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Oct 2, 2015

Dancing Illini Dancesport Invitational
Venue: Illini Union University of Illinois, Urbana 
Urbana - Illinois  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Tyler Zimmerman
Intercollegiate Dance Competition
Beginner:Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, East Coast Swing, and Salsa/Mambo.
Advanced:Standard - Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Tango Latin - Rumba, Cha Cha, Jive, Samba
Nightclub/Fun (Evening competition)- Salsa/Mambo, Merengue, East Coast Swing, Hustle, Nightclub 2-step, and West Coast Swing.
6 Sunday workshops

Event Contacts: tzimmer2@illinois.edu  Phone 0000000000  http://publish.illinois.edu/dancing/competition/
(Item Posted Friday, August 13, 2010 at 10:34)

Oct 17, 2015

Cornell Dancesport Classic
Venue: Ithaca College Campus 
Ithaca - NY  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Isabella Oledzka
NDCA Sanctioned Event
International and American Styles

Event Contacts: iao7@cornell.edu  Phone (917) 923-9064  http://comp.cornelldancesport.org/
(Item Posted Tuesday, July 03, 2012 at 18:18)

Oct 18, 2015

Princeton Ballroom Competition
Venue: Dillon Gym, Princeton University 
Princeton - New Jersey  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Princeton Ballroom Dance Club
Princeton Ballroom welcomes dancers of all ages and experience levels to the 2010 Neil Clover Ballroom Challenge. We will host events in International Standard and Latin, and American Smooth and Rhythm. Come join us for a day of dancing, performances, and fun!
Event Contacts: pbdc@princeton.edu  Phone contact info on website  http://www.princeton.edu/~pbdc/competition.html
(Edited June 26, 2015)

Oct 23 - 25, 2015

Paul Pellicoro's Dancesport Fall Dance Festival
Venue: Paul Pellicoro's Dancesport
New York City - NY  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): April DeBock

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JACK N JILL dance-off
Cocktail Party
VIP Awards Party & Pro Showcases
Event Contacts: aprild@dancesport.com  Phone 212.307.1111  http://www.dancesport.com/upcomingcompetitions

(Item Posted Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 17:54)

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