Competition List

Competitions are listed in reverse chronological order.

Upcoming competitions

2015

Phoenix DanceSport Challenge
  • Coordinator: USA Dance Phoenix Chapter
  • Competition Location: Phoenix, AZ
  • Competition Date: March 21, 2015
  • Registration Deadline: To be announced
  • Website: USA Dance Phoenix website

2014

Beach Ball
  • Coordinator: Cotillion Dance Club at UCSB
  • Competition Location: Santa Barbara, CA
  • Competition Date: November 8, 2014
  • Registration Deadline: October 18, 2014
  • Website: Beach Ball website
Devil DanceSport Invitational
  • Coordinator: Devil DanceSport
  • Competition Location: Phoenix, AZ
  • Competition Date: October 25, 2014
  • Registration Deadline: October 11, 2014
  • Website: DDSI website
Spartan Invitational Ball
  • Coordinator: San Jose State University DanceSport Team
  • Competition Location: San Jose, CA
  • Competition Date: September 20, 2014
  • Registration Deadline: September 15, 2014
  • Website: SJBSDT website

Past competitions

Desert Challenge
  • Coordinator: Rebel Dancesport
  • Competition Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • Competition Date: April 25-26, 2014
  • Registration Deadline: To be announced
  • Website: Desert Challenge website
Orange Blossom Ball
  • Coordinator: Dancesport at UCR
  • Competition Location: Riverside, CA
  • Competition Date: April 12, 2014
  • Registration Deadline: March 24, 2014
  • Website: Orange Blossom Ball website
Claremont Intercollegiate Showdown
  • Coordinator: Claremont Colleges Ballroom Dance Company
  • Competition Location: Pomona, CA
  • Competition Date: March 15, 2014
  • Registration Deadline: To be announced
  • Website: Claremont Showdown page
Dance by the Shores
  • Coordinator: UC San Diego Dancesport Team
  • Competition Location: San Diego, CA
  • Competition Date: March 1, 2014
  • Registration Deadline: February 17, 2014
  • Website: UCSD Dancesport website
Dance of the Roses
  • Coordinator: USC Ballroom & Latin Dance, Caltech Ballroom Dance Club
  • Competition Location: Pasadena, CA
  • Competition Date: February 22, 2014
  • Registration Deadline: January 31, 2014
  • Website: Dance of the Roses website
Mustang Ball
  • Coordinator: Cal Poly DanceSport Team
  • Competition Location: San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Competition Date: February 8, 2014
  • Registration Deadline: January 25, 2014 (Early bird deadline: January 2, 2014)
  • Website: Mustang Ball website
Scarlet Signature
  • Coordinator: Rebel DanceSport
  • Competition Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • Competition Date: February 1, 2014
  • Registration Deadline: January 16, 2014
  • Website: Scarlet Signature page

2013

Beach Ball
  • Coordinator: Cotillion Dance Club at UCSB
  • Competition Location: Santa Barbara, CA
  • Competition Date: November 9, 2013
  • Registration Deadline: October 19, 2013
  • Website: Beach Ball website
Devil DanceSport Invitational
  • Coordinator: Devil DanceSport
  • Competition Location: Tempe, AZ
  • Competition Date: November 2, 2013
  • Registration Deadline: October 19, 2013
  • Website: DDSI website
Desert Challenge
  • Coordinator: Rebel Dancesport
  • Competition Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • Competition Date: April 26-27, 2013
  • Registration Deadline: April 8, 2013
  • Website: Desert Challenge 2013
Cardinal Classic
  • Coordinator: Stanford Ballroom Dance Team
  • Competition Location: Stanford, CA
  • Competition Date: April 13, 2013
  • Registration Deadline: March 31, 2013
  • Website: Cardinal Classic website
Orange Blossom Ball
  • Coordinator: Dancesport at UCR
  • Competition Location: Riverside, CA
  • Competition Date: April 13, 2013
  • Registration Deadline: March 26, 2013
  • Website: Orange Blossom Ball website
Aggie Dancesport Classic / USA Dance National Cabaret and Formation Championships
  • Coordinator: Utah State University Ballroom Dance Company
  • Competition Location: Logan, UT
  • Competition Date: April 12-13, 2013
  • Registration Deadline: April 2, 2013
  • Website: Aggie Dancesport Classic website
Claremont Intercollegiate Showdown
  • Coordinator: Claremont Colleges Ballroom Dance Company
  • Competition Location: Pomona, CA
  • Competition Date: March 30, 2013
  • Registration Deadline: Not announced yet
  • Website: Claremont Showdown website
Phoenix DanceSport Challenge
  • Coordinator: USA Dance Phoenix Chapter
  • Competition Location: Mesa, AZ
  • Competition Date: March 23, 2013
  • Registration Deadline: February 23, 2013
  • Website: Phoenix Challenge website
Dance by the Shores
  • Coordinator: UC San Diego Dancesport Team
  • Competition Location: San Diego, CA
  • Competition Date: March 2, 2013
  • Registration Deadline: February 18, 2013
  • Website: UCSD Dancesport website
Berkeley Classic
  • Coordinator: UC Berkeley Ballroom Dancers
  • Competition Location: Berkeley, CA
  • Competition Date: February 16, 2013
  • Registration Deadline: February 12, 2013
  • Website: Berkeley Classic website
Mustang Ball
  • Coordinator: Cal Poly DanceSport Team
  • Competition Location: San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Competition Date: February 9, 2013
  • Registration Deadline: January 26, 2013
  • Website: Mustang Ball website
Southwest Dancesport Championships (NQE)
  • Coordinator: USA Dance Orange County Chapter
  • Competition Location: Culver City, CA
  • Competition Date: February 1-2, 2013
  • Registration Deadline: January 12, 2013
  • Website: Southwest Regional NQE website

2012

Ohio Star Ball / National Collegiate Championships Thunderbird Dancesport Invitational
  • Coordinator: Mesa Community College
  • Competition Location: Mesa, AZ
  • Competition Date: November 16, 2012
  • Registration Deadline: November 2, 2012
  • Website: Thunderbird Invitational Facebook page
Devil DanceSport Invitational
  • Coordinator: Devil DanceSport
  • Competition Location: Tempe, AZ
  • Competition Date: November 3, 2012
  • Registration Deadline: October 20, 2012
  • Website: DDSI Fall 2012
UC Berkeley Ballroom Beginners’ Competition
  • Coordinator: UC Berkeley Ballroom Dancers
  • Competition Location: Berkeley, CA
  • Competition Date: October 27, 2012
  • Registration Deadline: October 20, 2012
  • Website: Berkeley Beginners website
Desert Challenge
  • Coordinator: Rebel Dancesport
  • Competition Date: April 27-28, 2012
  • Registration Deadline: April 14, 2012
  • Website: Desert Challenge 2012
Phoenix DanceSport Challenge Devil DanceSport Invitational Dance By The Shores
  • Coordinator: UC San Diego Dancesport Team
  • Competition Date: March 3, 2012
  • Registration Deadline: February 21, 2012
  • Website: Dance By The Shores
UC Berkeley Ballroom Classic
  • Coordinator: UC Berkeley Ballroom Dancers
  • Competition Date: February 25, 2012
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: UCBD
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2011

Cal Poly Mustang Ball
  • Coordinator: Cal Poly DanceSport Team
  • Competition Date: February 5, 2011
  • Registration Deadline: January 4, 2011
  • Website: Cal Poly Mustang Ball
10th Annual Boston University Dancesport Competition
  • Coordinator: Boston University's Ballroom Dance Team
  • Competition Date: February 13th 2011
  • Website: BU Dance Team
Phoenix Challenge
  • Coordinator: USA Dance
  • Competition Date: February 19, 2011
  • Registration Deadline: January 29, 2011
  • Website: Registration
Dance of the Roses
  • Coordinator: Caltech & UCSB
  • Competition Date: February 19, 2011
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: Dance of the Roses
UC Berkeley Ballroom Classic
  • Coordinator: UC Berkeley Ballroom Dancers
  • Competition Date: February 26, 2011
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: UCBD
12th Annual Holy Cross Ballroom Dance Competition Dance By The Shores
  • Coordinator: UC San Diego Dancesport Team
  • Competition Date: March 5, 2011
  • Registration Deadline: February 19, 2011
  • Website: Dance By The Shores
CCBDC Intercollegiate Showdown
  • Coordinator: Claremont Colleges Ballroom Dance Company CCBDC
  • Competition Date: March 12, 2011
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: CCBDC Intercollegiate Showdown
MIT Open
  • Coordinator: MIT Ballroom Dance Team
  • Competition Date: April 2-3,2011
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: MIT Open
11th Annual University of Michigan Ballroom Dance Competition UCR Orange Blossom Ball
  • Coordinator: Dancesport at UCR
  • Competition Date: April 9, 2011
  • Registration Deadline: March 21, 2011
  • Website: Orange Blossom Ball
UNLV Desert Challenge Harvard Invitational
  • Coordinator: Harvard Ballroom Dance Team
  • Competition Date: April 16-17, 2011
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: Harvard Invitational
Cardinal Classic
  • Coordinator: Standford Ballroom Dance Team SBDT
  • Competition Date: April 23, 2011
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: Cardinal Classic
Husky Classic
  • Coordinator: UConn Ballroom Dance
  • Competition Date: TBD
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: Husky Classic
14th Annual Purdue Ballroom Classic
  • Coordinator: Purdue Ballroom
  • Competition Date: November 4-6, 2011
  • Registration Deadline: October 26th, 2011
  • Website: 14th Annual Purdue Classic

2010

University of Michigan Ballroom Dance Competition
  • Coordinator: University of Michigan Ballroom
  • Competition Date: February 20, 2010
  • Registration Deadline: February 8, 2009
  • Website: UofM Competition
8th Annual Boston U. Terrier Dancesport Competition
  • Coordinator: Boston University
  • Competition Date: February 22, 2009
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: people.bu.edu/ballroom/
10th Annual Berkeley Ballroom Classic
  • Coordinator: Berkeley Ballroom
  • Competition Date: February 27, 2010
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: www.ucbd.org/classic/
11th Annual Holy Cross Ballroom Dance Competition Irish DanceSport Gala
  • Coordinator: Notre Dame
  • Competition Date: March 27, 2010
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: Notre Dame Ballroom
MIT Open Ballroom Dance Competition
  • Coordinator: MIT Ballroom
  • Competition Date: April 24 - 25, 2010
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: ballroom.mit.edu/comp/

2009

Clover Star Classic University of Michigan Ballroom Dance Competition
  • Coordinator: University of Michigan Ballroom
  • Competition Date: February 14, 2009
  • Registration Deadline: February 8, 2009
  • Website: www.uofmballroom.com/
2009 Phoenix DanceSport Challenge 9th Annual Berkeley Ballroom Classic 8th Annual Boston U. Terrier Dancesport Competition Dance By The Shores 2009 10th Annual Holy Cross Ballroom Dance Competition Harvard Invitational Dancesport Championships Irish DanceSport Gala UC Riverside Orange Blossom Ball
  • Coordinator: UC Riverside
  • Competition Date: April 11, 2009
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: orangeblossomball.com
RPI Ballroom Dance Competition
  • Coordinator: RPI Ballroom
  • Competition Date: April 11, 2009
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: ballroom.union.rpi.edu
UN Las Vegas Desert Challenge MIT Open Ballroom Dance Competition Stanford Cardinal Classic
  • Coordinator: Standford Ballroom Dance
  • Competition Date: April 25, 2009
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: www.sbdt.org
Nothwestern Ballroom Classic Caltech – Dance of the Roses Galaxy Dance Festival
  • Coordinator: Paul Jack & Judy Nixon
  • Competition Date: September 17-19, 2009
  • Registration Deadline: August 17, 2009
  • Website: www.galaxy-dance.com
University of Connecticut Ballroom Dance Competition 17th Annual Harvard Beginner's Competition
  • Coordinator: Harvard Ballroom
  • Competition Date: October 25, 2009
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: Compeition Page
20th Annual Dancing Illini DanceSport Invitational
  • Coordinator: Univ. of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign Ballroom
  • Competition Date: October 31, 2009
  • Registration Deadline: October 19, 2009
  • Website: Competition Page
DCDI (DC DanceSport Inferno)
  • Coordinator: University of Maryland, College Park
  • Competition Date: November 6-8, 2009
  • Registration Deadline: October 28, 2009
  • Website: www.ballroomatmaryland.com/dcdi/
Brown Comp Purdue Ballroom Classic Claremont College Collegiate Showdown
  • Coordinator: Claremont College Ballroom Dance Company
  • Competition Date: December 5th, 2009
  • Registration Deadline: November 13th, 2009
  • Website: claremontballroom.org/showdown

2008

2008 Phoenix DanceSport Challenge 7th Annual Boston U. Terrier Dancesport Competition 8th Annual Berkeley Ballroom Classic 9th Annual Holy Cross Ballroom Dance Competition Dance Revolution 2008 Harvard Invitational Dancesport Championships
  • Coordinator: Harvard Ballroom
  • Competition Date: Mar 08 - Mar 09, 2008
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: www.harvardballroom.org
6th annual Iowa State University Cyclone Ballroom Classic Caltech – Dance of the Roses Irish DanceSport Gala RPI Ballroom Dance Competition
  • Coordinator: RPI Ballroom
  • Competition Date: April 12, 2008
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: ballroom.union.rpi.edu
Nothwestern Ballroom Classic MIT Open Ballroom Dance Competition UN Las Vegas Desert Challenge Pittsburgh DancesSport Championships (Collegiate Division) 9th Annual People's Choice DanceSport Competition Galaxy Dance Festival
  • Coordinator: Paul Jack & Judy Nixon
  • Competition Date: September 12-14, 2008
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Website: www.galaxy-dance.com
University of Connecticut Ballroom Dance Competition 20th Annual Dancing Illini DanceSport Invitational Pittsburgh DanceSport Collegiate Challenge 6th Annual Berkeley Beginners' Competition DCDI (DC DanceSport Inferno) Stony Brook University Ballroom Competition Brown Comp Purdue Ballroom Classic USA Dance National Collegiate DanceSport Challenge