Join us for our new dates:

June 2nd – 6th, 2020

We are committed to bringing you the beauty, elegance & professionalism you expect from the Emerald Ball – just at a later date.

Please stay tuned for further updates.

We want to give personal thanks to the following in helping us secure the new dates:

  • The NDCA executive Committee under the leadership of Brian McDonald
  • The Ballroom committee under the leadership of Lee Wakefield
  • Special Thanks to Slawek, Marzena, David and Natalie, organizers of the Royal Ball

One of the largest & most prestigious dancesport competitions, known for it’s outstanding Pro/Am, Amateur & Professional attendance, plus an unmatched atmosphere on and off the dance floor

Experience it to believe it!

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New Closing Date for Entries: May 8th, 2020

June 2nd – 6th, 2020

Hilton Los Angeles Airport

5711 W Century Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90045 USA

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About the

Emerald Ball Dancesport Championships

The Emerald Ball is one of the largest dance competitions in America. For the serious competitor, the Emerald Ball is a ‘must do’, top-flight dance competition to capture your ranking on the national scene.

If you are new to mega dance competitions, Emerald Ball’s U.S. Dance Congress is the perfect place to learn how to compete on the big floor. Register for our dance camp and ‘up your game’ with coaching from the best in the industry.

In your free time between dance competitions, experience the excitement of Beverly Hills, Hollywood, Dancing With The Stars, and Disneyland. Or relax at nearby beaches and bars.

Everyone’s talking about the Emerald Ball Dancesport Championships, so you won’t want to miss it!

The Emerald Ball is the Series Finale for both the
Dance Vision Circuit & the California Gold Rush Dancesport Series!

Mariana Boneo

Incredible level of dancing and a beautiful dance floor. One of the competitions I love to attend to be inspired and feel challenged.

Mariana Boneo, Dance Competitor, 2018
Oksana Kalinuka

Always Best Event to dance and to see! Our studio has never missed The Emerald Ball. We love it!

Michael Brewer

The Elegance, The Enjoyment…The Emerald Ball!

Michael Brewer, Dance Instructor/Coach/Competitor, 2018
Janel Green

Emerald Ball is a must see event! If you’ve never been, you must experience it at least once.

Janel Green, Lover of dance, 2018

To me this competition embodies what a major competition is all about. This will be my 29th Emerald Ball and it’s the only competition I’ve gone to every year I’ve been in America . For me, it’s run impeccably and no one sees all the craziness going on behind the scenes. Wayne and Donna are so unbelievably professional in all they do and are the reason this competition is so successful. As a competitor, you want lots of people to compete against so that winning really means something. At the Emerald, most if not all, the comps start as a first round. The Ballroom always looks fabulous and creates the atmosphere competitors like yet always in a familiar way so you know where you are . I really feel fortunate to have been able to have been both a Professional and Pro/Am competitor at this comp and now a judge . Thank you Wayne and Donna for continuing to providing this fabulous event for everyone to enjoy. I’m hoping to be able to attend for at least another 29 years.

Nigel Clarke , Instructor, Professional & Pro/Am Competitor & Adjudicator

The Emerald Ball is a proud member of the following circuits & organizations

June 2nd – 6th, 2020 – Los Angeles, CA

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