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Oct 2-4, 2014

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 3-5, 2014

Carolina Fall Classic Dancesport Championships
Fomerly the High Point Classic Dancesport Championships
Venue: Greensboro Marriott Downtown (336) 379-8000
Greensboro, NC 27401
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/gsodt-greensboro-marriott-downtown/
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Wayne & Marie Crowder
All-Amateur Qualifying event for USA Dance Nationals
Mixed Proficiency Events Friday
Youth through Senior IV events
Event Contacts: mrcrowder@earthlink.net  Phone 336-623-4961  http://www.carolinafallclassic.com
(Item Edited August 12, 2010)


Oct 4–5, 2014

DC Dance Challenge
Venue: Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo, MD 20812 
Washington - WDC  
http://www.glenechopark.org/directions.htm
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.

This ballroom dance event features special events such as single and multi dance competition, students evening "Dancing with the Stars" Showcase and an amazing Pro-Show "Superstars of Dance" followed by a dance party.

For Newcomer competitors; optional uncontested entries, and judges proficiency scoring.

For the audience DCDC also offers an evening with the "DCDC Dancing with the Stars," a Professional Dance Show and a dance party with the presence of the best dancers of Washington DC. Plenty of dancing will be available.

All events are open to local studios and traveling guests.
Registration deadline: September 17th, 2012
Event Contacts: info@dancingtrips.com  Phone 703-798-1071  http://www.dcdancechallenge.com/dcdancechallenge/
(Item Posted Friday, August 03, 2012 at 15:45)


Oct 05, 2014

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

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Oct 9 - 12, 2014

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
Scholarships

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 10-12, 2014

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 11-12, 2014

Northwest DanceSport Championships
Venue: Ainsworth Event Center Portland, Oregon 97205
Portland - OR  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  Sonja Tilton and Pam Leitch
pamleitchpdx@gmail.com  541-231-0398 503-756-5616
http://nwballroomcompetition.org/
(Item Posted Monday, April 14, 2014 at 01:27)

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Oct 12, 2014

Naples Star Ball
Venue: Naples, FL
Naples - FL  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  Patrick Johnson & Cyntia Andrade
dancefusionamerica@yahoo.com  941 914-5203
http://www.ndca.org/events/calendar/2014/10/naples-star-ball/
(Item Posted Friday, March 07, 2114 at 20:44)

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Oct 12, 2014

Phoenix Fall Festival
Venue: Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix - AZ  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  Suzanne Nyemchek;
daviddancers05@aol.com  314 616-9413
http://www.ndca.org/events/calendar/2014/10/phoenix-fall-festival/
(Item Posted Saturday, March 08, 2114 at 00:03)

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Oct 16 - 19, 2014

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 Ron & Lee Cote
Tel: (860) 563-2623
eMail: mambo2341@aol.com WEB: http://www.cscdancesport.com
(Item Edited September 4, 2000917:36)


Oct 16-18, 2014

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 17 - 19, 2014

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


Oct 17 - 19, 2014

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


Oct 17-19, 2014

Swustlicious - The Ultimate Hustle & West Coast Swing Crossover Social
Venue: Hilton Garden Inn Valley Forge/Oaks PA
Valley Forge/Oaks - PA  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):
Stephanie Risser Angela McCabe
sparklage@gmail.com  267.303.5277 or 610.662.0404
http://sparklage.com/event/swustlicious/
(Item Posted Monday, October 29, 2012 at 00:50)


Oct 18, 2014

Aloha Ball
Venue: Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, Hawaii
Kailua-Kona - HI  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  Ron Montez & Tony Meredith
montezuma2341@gmail.com  858 334-3754
http://www.ndca.org/events/calendar/2014/10/aloha-ball/
(Item Posted Saturday, March 08, 2114 at 00:28)

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Oct 18, 2014

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

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Oct 24 - 26, 2014

New Jersey State Open
Venue: Ballys Atlantic City Resort and Casino 
Atlantic City - NJ  
http://www.njstateopen.com/hotel-accommodations/
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Susan Suchocki Ardary & Roxanne Ardary
Pro/Am New Jersey State Open All Around Scholarships, Open to All Event
Open Gold Championship is World Pro/Am Dancesport Series Qualifier
Pro/Am Scholarships($200 – $150 - $100)
New - Collegiate Competitor Package
Children's Division in all 4 styles
Event Contacts: susann@earthlink.net  Phone 609 288-6200  http://www.njstateopen.com
(Item Posted Monday, October 04, 2010 at 13:51)


Oct 25, 2014

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 26, 2014

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
http://www.tropicanadancechallenge.com/
(Item Posted Saturday, March 08, 2114 at 00:57)

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Oct 29 - Nov 2, 2014

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)



Imperial Star Championships
Venue: Omni Hotel, Nashville
Nashville - TN  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):  David Medeiros
Dudance@aol.com  15-300-6111
http://www.northamericandancesport.com/
(Item Posted Saturday, March 08, 2114 at 01:14)

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Oct 30 - Nov 2, 2014

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 31 Nov 2, 2014

Halloween In Harrisburg©
Venue: The Central Hotel Harrisburg 
Harrisburg - Pennsylvania  
http://www.hotelcarlisle.com/
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Jeff & Lynn Bartholomew
Halloween In Harrisburg©
The Pennsylvania Dance ClassiC
&
SwingZing®

A full-service, three-day Dance Weekend featuring three Swing and Line Dance Ballrooms and World-class Workshops
New!! - Ballroom smooth & Latin - - pro-am competitons Friday!
World swing dance council member event wsdc points awarded here!
A UCWDC Fully Sanctioned, Worlds Qualifying Event
Event Contacts: jlbartholomew@comcast.net  717-763-4416 http://www.halloweeninharrisburg.com/
(Item Posted Wednesday, October 08, 2008 at 10:57)


Oct 31-Nov 2

USA Dance Chicago Dancesport Challenge Championships
Venue: Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont, Illinois 60018
ohare.hyatt.com
Chicago - Illinois  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Barbara Finn
USA Dance Nationals Qualifying Event
Event Contacts: barbarakfinn@comcast.net  Phone 847-426-7978  http://www.usadancechicago.org
(Item Edited Ju;ly 8, 2012)


Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2014

Commonwealth Classic
Venue: Burlington Marriott Hotel, Burlington, MA 01803 
Burlington - MA  
http://www.commonwealthclassic.com/hotels-and-shuttles.php
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Gail N Rundlett
NDCA Recognized;
World Pro-Am DanceSport Series Event
facebook.com/groups/150623658308783/
Event Contacts: commonwealthclassic@gmail.com  Phone 617-783-5467, 617-921-7718  http://www.commonwealthclassic.com/index.php
(Item Posted Wednesday, July 04, 2012 at 10:46)


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Oct 5, 2013

Neil Clover Ballroom Challenge
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
(Item Posted Sunday, June 20, 2010 at 12:34)


Oct 18 - 19, 2013

Canadance Dancesport Championship
Venue: Ottawa Conference and event Centre, Ottawa, Ontario 
Ottawa - ON  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Josee Lepine, Ieva Pauksena, Danny Quilliam


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Professional, Amateur and Pro-Am competition, open to the world.
Recognized by CDF. All competitors welcome. International and American Style.
Event Contacts: letsdance@bellnet.ca  Phone 613-723-6592  Canadance-Dancesport-Championship

(Item Posted Friday, June 07, 2013 at 19:06)


Oct 19, 2013

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 20, 2013

NJ Dancesport Classic Fall Frolic
Venue: Battista Dance Studio
Hackensack - NJ  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s):
Mario Battista and Wendi Davies
questions@njdancesportclassic.com  973-325-1399
http://www.njdancesportclassic.com/
(Item Posted Wednesday, August 08, 2012 at 15:43)


Oct 26, 2013

Paragon Open
Venue: Hanover Marriott, East Whippany NJ 07981 
Morristown - NJ  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Andrei Gavriline and Elena Kryuchkova
Fomerly Paragon Open

Event Contacts: info@paragonopen.com  Phone 908.553.5881 800-242-8681  http://www.paragonopen.com/
(Item Ed. June 25, 2013)


Oct 29, 2013

Cornell Dancesport Classic
Venue: Ithaca College Campus 
Ithaca - NY  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Isabella Oledzka
NDCA Sanctioned Event
All-Amateur
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 31 - Nov 3, 2013

Eastern Balboa Championships
Venue: Velvet Cloak Inn: http://www.ibalboa.com/locations.aspx  
Organizer(s)/Directors(s): Chris Owens & Adam Sheltz
3 Full Progressive Tracks of Instruction!
Super Secret Ninja Training Camp
Friday night Invitational Jack & Jill
Saturday night open competition. Finals to live music performed by 10 piece vintage - Nouveau Passe Band!
Event Contacts: info@ibalboa.com 919.345.4339 http://www.ibalboa.com
(Item Edited September 24, 2007)


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