Emerald Ball Event Schedule

Registration Desk Hours

Starting Monday, May 1st, you may visit our Registration desk at the following hours:

Monday: 5pm – 11pm
Tuesday: 7am – 12midnight
Wednesday: 6am – 12midnight
Thursday: 7am – 11pm
Friday: 6:30am – 12midnight
Saturday: 6:30am – 12midnight
Sunday: 7am – 7pm

Session 1

Tuesday May 2nd

American Style Bronze & Silver Rhythm Events / “Tuesday Night Fever” Nightclub

  • Pro/Am AM Rhythm Closed Bronze & Open Single Dance Events (All Ages)
  • Pro/Am AM Rhythm Closed Bronze Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A, B, C, S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am AM Rhythm “Men in Black” Gentlemen’s Closed Bronze Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A & B)
  • Pro/Am AM Rhythm Closed Bronze Scholarships (Ages A, B, C & S1)
  • Pro/Am AM Rhythm Closed & Open Silver Single Dance Events (All Ages)
  • Pro/Am AM Rhythm Closed Silver Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A, B, C, S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am AM Rhythm “Men in Black” Gentlemen’s Closed Silver Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A & B)
  • Pro/Am AM Rhythm Closed Silver Scholarships (Ages A, B, C, S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am AM Rhythm Bronze & Silver Closed 6 – Dance Championships (Ages A & B)
 
  • Pro/Am Nightclub Closed & Open Single Dance Events (All Ages)
  • Studio Line Dance Challenge

Session 2

Wednesday May 3rd

American Style Smooth Bronze & Silver Events

  • Pro/Am AM Smooth Closed Bronze & Open Single Dance Events (All Ages)
  • Pro/Am AM Smooth Closed Bronze Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A, B, C, S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am AM Smooth “Men in Black” Gentlemen’s Bronze Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A & B)
  • Pro/Am AM Smooth Closed Bronze Scholarships (Ages A, B, C & S1)
  • Pro/Am AM Smooth Closed Silver & Open Single Dance Events (All Ages)
  • Pro/Am AM Smooth Closed Silver Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A, B & C)
  • Pro/Am AM Smooth “Men in Black” Gentlemen’s Silver Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A & B)
  • Pro/Am AM Smooth Closed Silver Scholarships (Ages A, B, C, S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am Closed Smooth Bronze & Silver 6 – Dance Championships (Ages A & B)

Session 3

Wednesday May 3rd

American Style Gold Rhythm Events

  • Pro/Am AM Rhythm Closed Gold, Open Gold & Advanced Single Dance Events (All Ages)
  • Pro/Am AM Rhythm Open Rising Star Multi-Dance Competition (Ages A, B & C)
  • Pro/Am AM Rhythm Closed Gold & Open Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A, B, C, S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am AM Rhythm “Men in Black” Gentlemen’s Open Multi-Dance (Ages A & B)
  • Pro/Am AM Rhythm Closed Gold & Open Scholarships (Ages A, B, C, S1, S2 & S3)
  • Pro/Am AM Rhythm Open 9-Dance Championships (Ages A & B)

Session 4

Thursday May 4th

International Style Bronze Ballroom Events / American Style Gold & Advanced Smooth Events

  • Pro/Am INT’L Ballroom Closed Bronze & Open Single Dance Events (All Ages)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Ballroom Closed Bronze Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A, B, C, S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Ballroom Closed Bronze “Men in Black” Gentlemen’s Championship (Ages A & B)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Ballroom Closed Bronze Scholarships (Ages A, B, C , S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am AM Smooth Closed Gold, Open Gold & Advance Single Dances (All Ages)
  • Pro/Am AM Smooth Open Rising Star Mult-Dance Competition (Ages A, B & C)
  • Pro/Am AM Smooth “Men in Black” Gentlemen’s Open Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A & B)
  • Pro/Am AM Smooth Closed & Open Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A, B, C, S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am AM Smooth Closed Gold & Open Scholarships (Ages A, B, C, S1, S2 & S3)
  • Pro/Am AM Smooth Open 9-Dance Championships (Ages A & B)

Session 5

Thursday May 4th

Amateur Adult Events & Professional Rising Star

  • Amateur Adult Novice Ballroom Multidance
  • Amateur Adult Novice Latin Multidance
  • Amateur Adult Pre-Championship Ballroom Multidance
  • Amateur Adult Pre-Championship Latin Multidance
  • Amateur Adult Open Senior (35+) Ballroom Multidance
  • Amateur Adult Open Masters (50+) Ballroom Multidance
  • Amateur Adult Open Senior (35+) Latin Multidance
  • Amateur Adult Open Masters (50+) Latin Multidance
  • Amateur Adult Open Smooth Championship
  • Amateur Adult Open Rhythm Championships
  • Presentation of Awards – Emerald Ball Top Students for AM Style Rhythm & Smooth
  • Professional Open Theatrical Compulsory Showdance Championship
  • Professional Rising Star INT’L Ballroom Competition
  • Professional Rising Star AM Smooth Competition
  • Professional Rising Star INT’L Latin Competition
  • Professional Rising Star AM Rhythm Competition

Session 6

Friday May 5th

International Style Silver & Gold Ballroom Events

  • Pro/Am INT’L Ballroom Closed & Open Single Silver Dance Events (All Ages)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Ballroom Closed Silver “Men in Black” Gentlemen’s Championship (Ages A &
    B)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Ballroom Closed Silver Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A, B, C, S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Ballroom Closed Silver Scholarships (Ages A, B, C, S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Ballroom Open Rising Star Mult-Dance Competition (Ages A, B & C)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Ballroom Bronze & Silver 6-Dance Championship (Ages A & B)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Ballroom Closed Gold, Open Gold & Advanced Gold Single Dance Events (All Ages)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Ballroom “Men in Black” Open Gentlemen’s Multi-Dance Championship (Ages A & B)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Ballroom Gold & Open Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A, B, C, S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Ballroom Pro/Am Closed Gold & Open Scholarships (Ages A, B, C, S1, S2 & S3)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Ballroom Open 10-Dance Championship (Ages A & B)

Session 7

Friday May 5th

Amateur Youth, U21 & Professional Events

  • Amateur Youth (16 – 18) INT’L Ballroom 5 Competition
  • Amateur Youth 16 – 18) INT’L Latin 5 Competition
  • Under 21 Amateur INT’L Ballroom Competition
  • Under 21 Amateur INT’L Latin Competition
  • Professional Open INT’L Latin Championship
  • Professional Open AM Smooth Championship
  • Professional Theatrical Show Dance Invitational (Sponsored by Jake Mazhar)
  • Presentation of Awards for California Gold Rush 2022-2022

Session 8

Saturday May 6th

International Style Latin Events

  • Pro/Am INT’L Latin Closed & Open Bronze Single Dance Events (All Ages)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Latin Closed Bronze Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A, B, C, S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Latin “Men in Black” Gentlemen’s Closed Bronze Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A & B)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Latin Closed Bronze Scholarships (Ages A, B, C, S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Latin Closed & Open Silver Single Dance Events (All ages)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Latin Closed Silver Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A, B, C, S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Latin “Men in Black” Gentlemen’s Closed Silver Multi-Dance Championships
    (Ages A & B)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Latin Closed Silver Scholarships (Ages A, B, C, S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Latin Open Rising Star Mult-Dance Competition (Ages A, B & C)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Latin Closed Bronze & Silver 6-Dance Championship (Ages A & B)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Latin Closed, Open & Advanced Gold Single Dance Events (All Ages)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Latin “Men in Black” Gentlemen’s Open Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A & B)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Latin Closed Gold & Open Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A, B, C, S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Latin Closed Gold & Open Scholarships (Ages A, B, C, S1, S2 & S3)
  • Pro/Am INT’L Latin Open 10 -Dance Championship (Ages A & B)

Session 9

Saturday May 6th

Amateur Open, U21 & Professional Events

  • Amateur Open INT’L Ballroom Championship
  • Amateur Open INT’L Latin Championship
  • Amateur Open Cabaret Championship
  • Under 21 Amateur AM Smooth Competition
  • Professional Open AM Rhythm Championships
  • Professional Open INT’L Ballroom Championships
  • Presentation of Awards for Top 20 Dancesport Series Winners
  • Presentation of Awards for Emerald Ball Top INT’L Students
  • Presentation of Awards for Top Teachers & Studios
  • Presentation of Awards for Dance Vision Circuit 2022-2023

PLEASE NOTE: For 2023, Kids events will take place over two days in two separate ballrooms. Please pay attention to which date and which location your event(s) will be danced.

• Amateur/Amateur (Student/Student) events will take place at the same time as Pro/Am events.
• Organizer reserves the right to ask for a copy of birth certificate for child competitors.
• Parents & Guardians: The following times are TENTATIVE and may change closer to the event dates.
• Parents, Guardians and Spectators must purchase tickets to enter the ballroom (Competitors ticket is included intheir entry).

Session 8

Saturday, May 6th

Pacific Ballroom

  • Solo Presentations
  • ALL SOLO STAR EVENTS:
    • Teddy Bear, Pre-Teen, Junior & Youth Solo Star Single
      Dance Events and Multidances*
      *includes all four styles (Ballroom, Latin, Smooth & Rhythm)
  • ALL SMOOTH EVENTS:
    • Amateur & Pro/Am Teddy Bear, Pre-Teen, Junior & Youth Single Dance Events and Multidances
  • ALL RHYTHM EVENTS:
    • Amateur & Pro/Am Teddy Bear, Pre-Teen, Junior & Youth Single Dance Events and Multidances

Session 10

Sunday, May 7th

International Ballroom

  • Formation Presentations (ONLY 5 FORMATIONS WILL
    BE ACCEPTED)
  • BALLROOM EVENTS:
    • Amateur & Pro/Am Teddy Bear, Pre-Teen, Junior & Youth
      Single Dance Events and Multidances
    • Amateur Junior 1&2 INTL Ballroom 3 and 5 Dance Events
    • Amateur Youth INTL Ballroom Championship
  • LATIN EVENTS:
    • Amateur & Pro/Am Teddy Bear, Pre-Teen, Junior & Youth
      Single Dance Events and Multidances
    • Amateur Junior 1&2 INTL Latin 3 and 5 Dance Events
    • Amateur Youth INTL Latin Championship