Schedule

NEW & IMPROVED! 2014 Expanded 6 Day Tentative Schedule

The Pro/Am Open Scholarship Championships A, B & C will be used as Dancesport Series Team Match Qualifiers.

The Gold & Above Gentlemen's Standard Championship will now be a Global Dancesport Series Scholarship.

The winners of the Closed Bronze Rhythm Smooth, Latin & Ballroom and Closed Silver Rhythm, Smooth, Latin & Ballroom Multidance Championships in both the A & B age categories will be invited to represent the Emerald Ball in the Best of the Best Competition Grand Finale at the Ohio Star Ball in November.

American Rhythm & Smooth Bronze Multidance Championships are sponsored by Dance Vision and will be awarded $300, $200 or $100 Dance Vision Merchandise vouchers.

Notice!

It is the responsibility of the competitor to check your heat list to confirm your times. Competitors must check your heat list as the Schedule may slightly change your start time! Due to the tight schedule, all competitors are required to be ready to dance 30 minutes prior to their start time.

Competition Schedule

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Tuesday April 29th, 2014

Tuesday Matinee/Evening Session 1

1:00PM Ballroom Open for Practice - Please bring your admission ticket for Session

2:00PM – 11:00PM - SESSION 1 - AMERICAN RHYTHM (Adult Pro-Am, Mix-Amateur, Students-Students)

  • Pro/Am American Rhythm Closed & Open Bronze Single Dance Events
  • Pro/Am American Rhythm Closed Bronze Multidance Championships
  • Pro/Am American Rhythm Closed Bronze Scholarships

Wednesday April 30th, 2014

Wednesday Matinee Session 2

6:00AM-10:00AM Breakfast in the Café for package holders

8:00AM Ballroom Open for Practice – Please bring your admission ticket for Session 2

9:00AM TO 5:00PM - SESSION 2 - AMERICAN RHYTHM (Adult Pro-Am, Mix-Amateur, Students-Students)

  • Pro/Am American Rhythm Closed & Open Silver Single Dance Events
  • Pro/Am American Rhythm Closed Silver Multidance Championships
  • Pro/Am American Rhythm Closed Silver Scholarships
  • Pro/Am American Style Closed 6 Dance Championships – Rhythm Section
  • Pro/Am American Rhythm Senior Multidance Championships
  • Pro/Am American Rhythm Closed Gold, Open Gold & Advanced Single Dance Events
  • Pro/Am American Rhythm Open Scholarships & World Pro/Am Dancesport Series Team Match Qualifier

Wednesday Evening - Session 3

5:30PM TO 11:30PM - SESSION 3 AMERICAN SMOOTH (Adult Pro-Am & Students-Students)

  • Pro/Am American Smooth Closed & Open Bronze Single Dance Events
  • Pro/Am American Smooth Closed Bronze Multidance Championships
  • Pro/Am American Smooth Closed Bronze Scholarships

Thursday May 1st, 2014

Thursday Matinee - Session 4

6:00-10:00AM Breakfast in the Café for package holders

8:00AM Ballroom Open for Practice – Please bring your admission ticket for Session 4

9:00AM TO 6:00PM - SESSION 4 - AMERICAN SMOOTH (Adult Pro-Am, Mix-Amateur, Students-Students)

Pro/Am American Smooth Closed & Open Silver Single Dance Events
Pro/Am American Smooth Closed Silver Multidance Championships
Pro/Am American Smooth Closed Silver Scholarships
Pro/Am American Style Closed 6 Dance Championships – Smooth Section
Pro/Am American Smooth Senior Multidance Championships
Pro/Am American Smooth Closed Gold, Open Gold & Advanced Single Dance Events
Pro/Am American Smooth Open Scholarships & World Pro/Am Dancesport Series Team Match Qualifier

5:30PM - Welcome Reception - Package holders, Judges, Officials, Vendors

6:00 – 7:30PM For dinner ticket holders - Thursday Evening Buffet Dinner

Thursday Evening - Session 5

PRO/AM EVENT

Pro/Am invitational Show Dance Championship

AMATEUR EVENTS

Amateur Novice American Rhythm Competition
Amateur Open American Rhythm Championship
Amateur Open Senior American Rhythm Championship (Over 35)
Amateur Novice American Smooth Competition
Amateur Open American Smooth Championship
Amateur Open Senior American Smooth Championship (Over 35)

PROFESSIONAL RISING STAR EVENTS

Professional American Rhythm Rising Star Competition
Professional American Smooth Rising Star Competition
Professional International Ballroom Rising Star Competition
Professional International Latin Rising Star Competition

Friday May 2nd, 2014

Friday Matinee - Session 6

6:00-10:00AM Breakfast in the Café for package holders

8:00AM Ballroom Open for Practice – Please bring your admission ticket for Session 6

8:00AM TO 7:00PM – SESSION 6 – INTERNATIONAL BALLROOM (Adult Pro-Am, Mix-Amateur, Students-Students)

Pro/Am International Ballroom Closed & Open Bronze Single Dance Events
Pro/Am International Ballroom Closed Bronze Multidance Championships
Pro/Am International Ballroom Closed Bronze Gentlemen's Championship
Pro/Am International Ballroom Bronze Scholarships
Pro/Am International Ballroom Closed & Open Silver Single Dance Events
Pro/Am International Ballroom Closed Silver Multidance Championships
Pro/Am International Ballroom Closed Silver Gentlemen's Championship
Pro/Am International Ballroom Silver Scholarships
Pro/Am International Style Closed 6 Dance Championships – Ballroom Section
Pro/Am International Ballroom Senior Multidance Championships
Pro/Am International Ballroom Closed Gold, Open Gold & Advanced Single Dance Events
Pro/Am International Ballroom Open Gold & Above Gentlemen's Global Scholarship

6:00 – 7:30PM For dinner ticket holders - Friday Evening Buffet Dinner

Friday Evening - Session 7

PRO/AM EVENTS

Pro/Am International Ballroom Open Scholarships & World Pro/Am Dancesport Series Team Match Qualifier

AMATEUR EVENTS

Amateur Youth International Latin 5 Dance Event
Amateur Youth International Ballroom 5 Dance Event

PROFESSIONAL EVENTS

Professional Open American Smooth Championship
Professional Open International Latin Championship

Saturday May 3rd, 2014

Saturday Matinee - Session 8

6:00AM-10:00AM Breakfast in the Café for package holders

8:00AM Ballroom Open for Practice – Please bring your admission ticket for Session 8

8:00AM TO 7:30PM - SESSION 8 – INTERNATIONAL LATIN (Adult Pro-Am, Mix-Amateur, Students-Students)

Pro/Am International Latin Closed & Open Bronze Single Dance Events
Pro/Am International Latin Closed Bronze Multidance Championships
Pro/Am International Latin Bronze Scholarships
Pro/Am International Latin Closed & Open Silver Single Dance Events
Pro/Am International Latin Closed Silver Multidance Championships
Pro/Am International Latin Silver Scholarships
Pro/Am International Style Closed 6 Dance Championships – Latin Section
Pro/Am International Latin Senior Multidance Championships
Pro/Am International Latin Closed Gold, Open Gold & Advanced Single Dance Events
Pro/Am International Latin Open Scholarships & World Pro/Am Dancesport Series Team Match Qualifier

6:00 – 7:30PM For dinner ticket holders - Saturday Evening Buffet Dinner

Saturday Evening - Session 9

AMATEUR EVENTS

Amateur Open International Latin Championship
Amateur Open International Ballroom Championship

PROFESSIONAL EVENTS

Professional Open American Rhythm Championship
Professional Open International Ballroom Championship
Professional Open Theatrical Show Dance Championship

Presentation of Awards for Top 20 Dancesport Series Winners & Global Dancesport Series

Presentation of Awards for 2014 Emerald Ball Top Students, Teachers and Top Studios

♦SHOWTIME: 25 Shades of Green♦ - Tomasz & Izabela Lewandowski

Farewell Party for all Professionals & Officials following the Event

Sunday May 4th, 2014

Sunday Matinee - Session 10

6:00-10:00AM Breakfast in the Café for package holders

8:00AM Ballroom Open for Practice – Please bring your admission ticket for Session 10

SOLO EXHIBITIONS for Pro/AM or Student/Student Starting at 9AM

AMATEUR & PRO/AM PRE-TEEN, JUNIOR & YOUTH EVENTS Starting at 10:00AM

Amateur & Pro/Am Pre-Teen, Junior & Youth International Latin Events
Amateur & Pro/Am Pre-Teen, Junior & Youth International Ballroom Events
Amateur & Pro/Am Pre-Teen, Junior & Youth American Rhythm Events
Amateur & Pro/Am Pre-Teen, Junior & Youth American Smooth Events

ADULT AMATEUR EVENTS

Amateur Pre-Novice & Novice International Latin Competition
Amateur Pre-Championship International Latin Competition
Amateur Open Senior International Latin Championship (Over 35)
Amateur Open Masters International Latin Championship (Over 50)
Amateur Pre-Novice & Novice International Ballroom Competition
Amateur Pre-Championship International Ballroom Competition
Amateur Open Senior International Ballroom Championship (Over 35)
Amateur Open Masters International Ballroom Championship (Over 50)

• Formation Team Ballroom Championship
• Formation Team Latin Championship

Practice Room Schedule

The Practice Room is located on the 2nd Floor in the Los Angeles Ballroom and will be open 24 hours a day.

Dance Camp Schedule

All Dance Camp Classes will be held in the La Jolla Ballroom on the 2nd Floor.

For more information on the Dance Vision Mastery Camp at the Emerald Ball Click Here.

Wednesday, April 30th: International Ballroom

9:00AM Fundamentals of International Style Ballroom by Charlotte Jorgensen
Posture, Frame, Movement & Hold.

10:00AM Flexibility Techniques to Improve the Body's Range of Motion by Charlotte Jorgensen
Posture, Alignment, Rotation, Connections, Swing, Sway and Putting It All Together.

11:00AM International Style Ballroom CBM & CBMP by Jonathan Wilkins
The differences between CBM & CBMP and how they can be used together.

12:00PM International Style Ballroom Musicality by Jonathan Wilkins
The fundamentals of timing; learn how to listen to the music and identify the differences between the 5 Ballroom dances.

1:00PM Lunch Break 1-1/2 hours

2:30PM Turning As A Couple in by Igor & Irina Suvorov
Maintaining good posture and frame while turning and how it differs from turning on your own.

3:30PM International Style Ballroom Foxtrot by Igor & Irina Suvorov
Work on the unique characteristics of this fun & sassy dance.

4:30PM International Style Ballroom Choreography by Victor Veyrasset & Heather Smith
Take it to the next level. Silver Figures & Technique.

Thursday, May 1st: International Latin

9:00AM Fundamentals of International Style Latin by Donald Johnson & Kasia Kozak
Posture, Frame, Movement & Hold.

10:00AM International Style Latin Cuban Motion by Donald Johnson & Kasia Kozak
How to best achieve the most flattering hip & leg action from your body.

11:00AM International Style Latin Cha Cha by Corky Ballas
How to make your basic routines LOOK professional by putting Weight, Time, Energy and Space into them.

12:00PM International Style Latin Jive by Corky Ballas
How to make your basic routines LOOK professional by putting Weight, Time, Energy and Space into them.

1:00PM Lunch Break 1-1/2 hours

2:30PM International Style Latin Rumba by Nadia Eftedal
The 7 MUST HAVE walks for your Rumba repertoire.

3:30PM International Style Latin Samba by Nadia Eftedal
How to dance the 8 different Samba Timings (yes, there are 8).

4:30PM International Style Latin Turns, Spins & Spirals taught by Tomasz & Izabela Lewandowski
You will learn key points for turning, posture, arm position, foot placement, and head spotting.

Friday May 2nd: American Rhythm

9:00AM Fundamentals of American Style Rhythm by Bob Powers & Julia Gorchakova
Posture, Frame, Movement & Hold.

10:00AM Body Strengthening & Arm Awareness by Bob Powers & Julia Gorchakova
Focus on Feet, Hips & Core, Upper Body and the most effective ways to use your arms.

11:00AM American Style Rhythm Cuban Motion by Bruno Collins
How to best achieve the most flattering hip & leg action from your body.

12:00PM American Style Rhythm Musicality by Bruno Collins
The fundamentals of timing; learn how to listen to the music and identify the differences between the 5 major Rhythm (CC/R/ECS/Ma/B) dances.

1:00PM Lunch Break 1-1/2 hours

2:30PM Discovering Partner Dynamics in American Style Rhythm by Felipe Telona & Carolina Orlovsky-Telona
Building a timeless foundation.

3:30PM Bachata by Felipe Telona & Carolina Orlovsky-Telona
Learn this new and exciting Dance Vision Syllabus dance.

4:30PM American Style Rhythm Line Dances by Donald Johnson & Kasia Kozak
A fun way to improve your skills, technique and become a better dancer. No partner required.

Saturday, May 3rd: American Smooth

9:00AM Fundamentals of American Style Smooth by Slawek Sochacki & Marzena Stachura
Posture, Frame, Movement, Hold & Timing.

10:00AM American Style Smooth Solo Exercises by Slawek Sochacki & Marzena Stachura
Exercises and routines that incorporate the elements of good Posture, Rotation, Swing & Sway.

11:00AM Discovering Partner Dynamics in American Style Smooth by Eddie Simon & JT Thomas
Building a timeless foundation.

12:00PM American Style Smooth Picture Lines by Eddie Simon & JT Thomas
Both static and through movement.

1:00PM Lunch Break 1-1/2 hours

2:30PM American Style Smooth Turns & Spins by Valentina Kostenko
You will learn key points for turning, posture, arm position, foot placement, and head spotting.

3:30PM American Style Smooth Styling & Artistic Impressions by Olga Foraponova
How to create emotions through your body.

4:30PM American Style Smooth Tango Variations by Michael Mead & Toni Redpath
Take steps from the other American Style Smooth dances and show you how to add them into your American Style Tango.