Prize Money

Total Prizes and Awards Value: $94,400.00

Top Pro/Am Awards & Vouchers
Total Value - $6,400.00

New for 2017: The Top Pro/Am Females for both the Emerald Ball Dancesport Championships & the top female winners for the California Gold Rush will receive a special bracelet from our premier sponsor, Dee Berkley Jewelry.

5 bracelet set w/ drusy charm, quartz connector and crystal spacers
  • Genuine Coated Hematite
  • Genuine Goldstone
  • Genuine Pink Jasper
  • Bronze Crystal
  • Genuine Peach Moonstone
5 bracelet set w/ drusy connector. poly bead and drusy charm
  • Genuine Faceted Laboradorite
  • Genuine silver/white agate
  • Genuine Silver Agate
  • Genuine White Jade
  • Genuine Gray Drusy Agate
5 bracelet set with brass spacers and pyrite and GENUINE diamond connector and poly bead.
  • 2 Genuine Fossil Coral
  • 3 Genuine Faceted Champagne Quartz
California Gold Rush DanceSport Series

The Emerald Ball is the Series Finale event of the California Gold Rush DanceSport Series.Accumulation of points earned from callbacks and placement at the Emerald Ball, in addition to points accumulated from all other circuit events, will determine the winners in each category.

For more information, please visit

Dance Vision Vouchers
[Value: $2400.00]

Dance Vision is proud to sponsor the Emerald Ball American Rhythm & Smooth Bronze Multidance Championships. Vouchers in the amount of 1st - $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100 are awarded in the A, B & C age divisions.

Global Dancesport Prizes & Honors
[Value: $2000.00]

Emerald Ball is a member of the Global Dancesport Series. Global year end recognition for teachers and students!

  • Teachers and Students collect points at every Global Event
  • Cash, vouchers and trophies awarded at the end of the year.

For more information, please visit Global Rules & Regulations.

Student Participation Award

Finalists are recognized in order of merit and will be awarded a placement ribbons for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Critique sheets wil be issued for solo exhibitions.

Top Pro Am Awards & Vouchers

Trophies will be presented to the following:

Top Male and Female Students in each of the Newcomer, Bronze, Silver and Gold levels for American style and International Style Single Dances & Top Overall Student in all Styles

World Pro/Am Dancesport Series Event Vouchers
[Value: $2000.00]

Emerald Ball is a member of the World Pro/Am Dancesport Series event. The top 20 students at the Emerald Ball will receive $100 voucher. Accumulation of points earned from callbacks and placement at the Emerald Ball will determine the top 20 students who will each receive a $100 voucher that can be used towards Pro/Am entries at Series events outside the region in which they reside.