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Local & Major Competitions and  Showcase

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City Lights Ball

WEB: http://www.citylightsball.com/

Cal Poly Mustang Ball

Cal Poly
San Luis Obispo, CA
WEB: http://www.cpdancesport.org/comp/

UC Berkeley Ballroom Classic

Pauley Ballroom - Student Union
6:00 - 10:00 PM
WEB: http://www2.sjsu.edu/orgs/sjsubdc/events.htm

San Francisco Open Dancesport Championships

San Francisco Airport Marriott Hotel
1800 Old Bayshore Hwy.
Burlingame, CA 94010
Organizers: Rex Lewis, Denise Jordaine Stephan Krauel
Tel: 650 366-0504
Fax: (650) 472-9266
eMail: s10dance@aol.com
WEB: http://www.sfopen.com

San Jose Ballroom Dance Club Spring Ball

Barrett Ballroom - Student Union
6:00 - 10:00 PM
WEB: http://www2.sjsu.edu/orgs/sjsubdc/events.htm

UC Berkeley Ballroom Classic

Pauley Ballroom - Student Union
6:00 - 10:00 PM
WEB: http://www2.sjsu.edu/orgs/sjsubdc/events.htm

Bud Ayers' Spring Fling Showcase

SJ Woman's Club
75 So Eleventh Street, San Jose
Contact: Bud Ayers

San Diego DanceSport Championship

Westin Gaslamp Quarter
910 Broadway Circle
San Diego, CA
Organizer: Wendy Johnson, Wayne Eng & Chris Johnston
Tel: (858) 349-9244
Fax: (858) 268-3907
eMail: wayne@dancevision.com
WEB: http://www.sandiegodancesport.com

June 2013
Western Regional DanceSport Championship

San Jose Civic Auditorium
145 West San Carlos Street, San Jose, CA
Organizer: James Kelinrath, Pres
San Jose, CA
Tel: 650 591-6757
eMail: jameskleinrath@hotmail.com
WEB: http://www.usabda-norcal.org/regionals/

June  2013
Colorado Star Ball

Westin Westminster Promenade
Organizers: Richard & Jennifer Booth
Tel: (303) 412-1213
eMail: info@coloradostarball.com
WEB: http://www.coloradostarball.com

July  2013
Desert Classic
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
74855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA92260
Organizers: Igor & Irina Suvorov
Tel: (714) 536-0387 or (714) 316-8234
Fax: (714) 536-8797
email: use their form

July 26 - 28, 2013
The International Grand Ball

Dancesport Championships
"41st Anniversary"
Organizers: Stephan Krauel & Denise Jourdaine-Krauel
Open to the World Professional, Amateur, Pro/Am & Youth dance events
San Francisco Airport Marriott Hotel
1800 Old Bayshore Hwy.
Burlingame,CA 94010
Contact info:
650 366-0504
email: info@internationalgrandball.com

USA Dancesport National Championships
World class dancing seen up close & personal at lowest possible cost. 
For information contact:  
email: president@usabda-norcal.org 
WEB: http://www.usabda-norcal.org

Florida State Dancesport Championships

The Ritz-Carlton
Sarasota, FL
Organizers: Larry & Dianne Dean
Tel: (888) 684-7717 or (941) 753-7940
Fax: (941) 753-7948
WEB: http://www.flstatedance.com

Seattle Star Ball
Sea-Tac Hilton Hotel
Convention Center
Seattle, WA
Organizers: Rogert & Monique Hrouda & William Reneaud
eMail: organizer@seattlestarball.com

August / September
Bud Ayers' Summer Splash Showcase

San Jose Woman's Club
74 S. Eleventh Street, San Jose
Contact: Bud Ayers

Embassy Ball Dancesport Championships
Hyatt Regency
Irvine, CA
USDSC Regional Event
Tel: (909) 797-0801 
Fax: (909) 797-0801
eMail: Use their form
WEB: http://www.embassyball.com

Galaxy Dance Festival

Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa
200 North Centennial Way
Mesa, AZ 82201
Organizers: Paul Jack & Judy Nixon
Tel: (623) 561-8229 or (623) 640-9865
email: use their contact form
WEB: http://www.galaxy-dance.com/

Hawaii Star Ball

Open to the World
Hilton Hawaiian Village
Waikiki, Honolulu, HI
Organizer: Geoffrey M. Fells
Tel: 808 955-3134
Fax: 808 942-3852
eMail: gmfells@msn.com
WEB: http://www.hawaiistarball.com/

Boogie By The Bay

National Assoc. Swing Dance Events recognized
World Dance Council 
San Francisco Airport Hyatt Regency
San Francisco, CA
Tel: 415 979-4456
eMail: boogie@tngsdc.org
WEB: http://www.tngsdc.org/boogie.html

San Francisco Autumn Dance Classic

San Francisco Airport Marriott
Organizer: Linda Staver
Tel: (541) 517-7792
eMail: linda@sfautumndanceclassic.com
Southwest Dancesport Championships
Organizers: Daryl Schmidt and Michele Boyer 
Tel: 425-814-3848 or 208-724-2985
Hilton Seattle Airport Hotel
Seattle, WA
email: organizers@nwdsc.org
WEB: http://www.nwdsc.org/

NorCal Tournament

Organizer: James Kleinrath, President
Tel: 650 591-6757
Just Dance Studio
Oakland, CA
eMail: jameskleinrath@hotmail.com
WEB: http://www.usabda-norcal.org/

Ohio Star Ball & Dancesport Superbowl

NDCA Recognized
Member DCL
PBS-TV "Championship Ballroom Dancing", "America's Ballroom Challenge"
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, OH
Organizer: Sam Sadano
Tel: 614 848-7827
Fax: 614 847-5808
eMail: ohiostarball@aol.com 
Will be broadcast LIVE using pay-per-view service 
Visit http://www.starstreamers.com/ for more information

Open Swing Dance Championships XXI
Los Angeles Marriott, Burbank Airport
2500 Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA
Entry deadline is October 1st
83125 Jewett Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Tel: (818) 843-6000
eMail: info@usopenswingdc.com
California Star Ball Championship
Radisson Hotel (LAX Airport)
Los Angeles, CA
Organizers: Gitte Svendsen, John Morton
Tel: (661) 433-1697 or (213) 387-3232
Fax: (661) 297-7295 or (213) 387-1502
email: Use their form

Holiday Dance Classic

Luxor Hotel and Casino
Las Vegas, NV
Organizers(s): Wendy Johnson, Mary Murphy, Sam Sodano
Tel: (740) 969-2431
email: compbrenda@aol.com
WEB: http://www.holidaydanceclassic.com/index.cfm/page.htm

Bud Ayers' Holiday Ball Showcase

Contact: Bud Ayers

New Year's Eve Holiday Ball & Dance Camp

The Warner Center Marriott
21850 Oxnard St.
Woodland Hills, CA
Organizer: Nadia Eftedal
Tel: (818) 501-7498
fax: (818) 501-7499
eMail: dance@nadiasrhythmroom.com
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