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DanceSport Competitions in the Midwest

revised 06/2019

Competitions in red are organized by USA Dance for amateur dancers.

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Competitions in yellow are collegiate DanceSport events.

January 2019
Event: Snow Ball Dance Competition
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Contact: Donna Edelstein
612 910-2690
URL: http://www.thesnowballcomp.com
February 2019
Event: Indiana Challenge DanceSport Comp
Location: Merrillville, IN
Contact: Tim & Sue Bourget
(219) 322-8381
[email protected]
URL: http://www.indianachallenge.com
February 2019
Event: Michigan Senior Olympics Winter Games
Location: Rochester, MI
Contact: MSO Hotline for fees, details: (248)608-0252
Sponsor: Michigan Senior Olympics, Inc
URL: http://www.michiganseniorolympics.org/
March 2019
Event: Arnold Youth DanceSport Challenge
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Contact: Sam Sodano
Bill Sparks
[email protected]
Sponsor: EUROPA
URL: http://www.arnoldsportsfestival.com/sports-and-events/dance-and-fitness/youth-dancesport/
March 2019
Event: National Collegiate DanceSport Championships - USA Dance YCN
Location: Villa Park, IL
Contact: [email protected]
Sponsor: USA Dance, Inc.
URL: http://usadancencc.org/
March 2019
Event: Michigan Dance Challenge
Location: Dearborn, MI
Contact: Mark Brock
(248) 561-7711
[email protected]
URL: http://www.michigandancechallenge.com
March 2019
Event: Windy City Open
Location: Chicago, IL
Contact: [email protected]
URL: http://www.theWindyCityOpen.com
March 2019
Event: Udance Fest
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Contact: [email protected]
Sponsor: USA Dance-MN
URL: http://www.sotncomp.com/
March 2019
Event: Arnold 50+ DanceSport Challenge
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Contact: Mike Lorz
1331 South High Street
Columbus, OH 43207
614 443-1877
614 443-6646 (fax)
[email protected]
Sponsor: EUROPA
URL: http://arnoldsportsfestival.com/50-dancesport/
April 2019
Event: Wisconsin State DanceSport Championships
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Contact: Dan & Becky Messenger
[email protected]
URL: http://www.wiscstatedancechamp.com/
May 2019
Event: Starlite Ball
Location: South Bend, Indiana
Contact: (574)272-1234
Sponsor: DanceSport Academy of Granger
URL: http://www.dancesportgranger.com/home.html
May 2019
Event: New World Dancesport Challenge
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Contact: Dana Edwards
(614) 600-0792
[email protected]
Sponsor: Rumchick Productions
URL: http://newworlddancesport.com
June 2019
Event: Chicago Crystal Ball Dance Competition
Location: Chicago, IL
Contact: 858-334-3754
Email: [email protected]
URL: http://www.chicagocrystalball.com/
July 2019
Event: Twin Cities Open Ballroom Competition
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Contact: Scott & Amy Anderson
URL: http://www.twincitiesopen.com
August 2019
Event: Michigan Senior Olympics Summer Games
Location: Rochester, MI
Contact: MSO Hotline for details: 248.608.0252 or 248.608.0250.
Glenn Clark
[email protected]
Sponsor: Michigan Senior Olympics, Inc
URL: http://www.michiganseniorolympics.org/
August 2019
Event: Chicagoland Country & Swing Festival
Location: Chicago, IL
Contact: Jennifer and Randy Jeffries
[email protected]
Sponsor: DanceMax Productions
URL: http://www.chicagolanddancefestival.com
September 2019
Event: Motown Showdown
Location: Pontiac, MI
Contact: Blake Kish - [email protected] 810-308-3091
URL: http://www.motownshowdown.net
October 2019
Event: Chicago DanceSport Challenge
Location: Chicago, IL area
Contact: Barbara K. Finn
email: [email protected]
Sponsor: Chicago USA Dance Chapter
URL: http://usadancechicago.org/
November 2019
Event: Ohio Star Ball Championships
Location: Columbus, OH
Contact: Sam Sodano or Brenda Burge
(614) 848-7827
Sponsor: DanceSport
URL: http://www.ohiostarball.com
November 2019
Event: North American-Imperial Star Dancesport Championships
Location: Chicago, IL
Contact: Arunas Bizokas and Katusha Demidova

E: [email protected]
URL: http://www.northamericandancesport.com/
April 2020
Event: USA Dance National DanceSport Championships
Location: Orem, Utah
Sponsor: USA Dance
URL: http://usadancenationals.org/
All dances held at

The Point Community Center
2595 N 10th St. (Oshtemo)
Kalamazoo, MI

except where noted
Saturday Sept 21, 2019
Instructor: Art & Jill Downey
Lesson: Foxtrot
Saturday Oct 19, 2019
Instructor: Sharon Fisher
Lesson: Cha Cha
Saturday Nov 16, 2019
Instructor: Mary Hoedeman
Lesson: West Coast Swing
Saturday Dec 14, 2019
Instructor: Terry Worrall
Lesson: Waltz
Saturday Jan 18, 2020
Instructor: Teri Geer
Lesson: Rumba
Saturday Feb 15, 2020
Instructor: Dominic & Jaime Lovett
Lesson: American Tango
Saturday Mar 21, 2020
Instructor: Byron Doss
Lesson: Bachata
Saturday Apr 18, 2020
Instructor: Jean Guild
Lesson: Texas 2-Step
Saturday May 16, 2020
Instructor: Lori Marco
Lesson: Night Club 2 Step
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