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2020 Tentative Schedule

Please note: The final schedule of events will be posted a week prior to the start of the competition.

Download Tentative Schedule

(Updated 02/07/2020)

“Monday Night Fever”
Session 1

Monday, April 27th

Evening Session

  • Pro/Am Nightclub Closed & Open Single Dance Events (All Ages)
  • Studio Line Dance Challenge
  • “Bobble for the Wobble” – Contest to be announced soon!

Monday Night Fever Party Hosted by Doré Designs

Session 2

Tuesday, April 28th

Day & Evening Session

American Style Rhythm Bronze & Silver Events

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

Session 3

Wednesday, April 29th

Day Session

American Style Smooth Bronze & Silver Events

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

Session 4

Wednesday, April 29th

Evening Session

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

Wednesday Evening Party Hosted by CBE Couture

Session 5

Thursday, April 30th

Day Session

International Style Ballroom Bronze Events

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

American Style Smooth Gold & Advanced Events

  • Pro/Am American Smooth Closed Gold, Open Gold & Advance Single Dances (All Ages)
  • Pro/Am American Smooth Closed Gold & Open Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A, B, C & S1)
  • Pro/Am American Smooth Gentlemen’s Open Multi-Dance Championships (Ages A, B, C & S1)
  • Pro/Am American Smooth Gentlemen’s “Men in Black” Open & All-In Open Scholarships (All Ages)
  • Pro/Am American Smooth Closed Gold & Open Scholarships (Ages A, B, C, S1, S2 & S3)
  • Pro/Am American Smooth Open 9-Dance Championships (Ages A & B)

Session 6

Thursday, April 30th

Evening Session

Amateur Adult Multi-Dance & Professional Rising Star Events

  • Amateur Adult Multi-Dance Events
  • Presentation of Awards – Emerald Ball Top Students for American Style Rhythm & Smooth
  • Presentation of Awards – Dance Vision Circuit (Top Pro/Am Rhythm & Smooth Categories)
  • Professional Rising Star International Ballroom Competition
  • Professional Rising Star American Smooth Competition
  • Professional Rising Star International Latin Competition
  • Professional Rising Star American Rhythm Competition

Thursday Evening Party Hosted by Dancebeat

Session 7

Friday, May 1st

Day Session

International Style Ballroom Silver, Gold & Advanced Events

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

Session 8

Friday, May 1st

Evening Session

Amateur Youth & Professional Events

  • Amateur Youth International Ballroom Championship
  • Amateur Youth International Latin Championship
  • Amateur Under 21 International Ballroom Competition
  • Professional Open International Latin Championship
  • Professional Open American Smooth Championship
  • Professional Open Theatrical Show Dance Championship
  • Presentation of All Awards for California Gold Rush Dancesport Circuit 2019-2020

Friday Evening Party Hosted by #ProAmRocks

Session 9

Saturday, May 2nd

Day Session

International Style Latin Events

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

Session 10

Saturday, May 2nd

Evening Session

Amateur Open & Professional Events

  • Amateur Open International Ballroom Championship
  • Amateur Open International Latin Championship
  • Amateur Under 21 International Latin Competition
  • Professional Open American Rhythm Championships
  • Professional Open International Ballroom Championships
  • Presentation of Awards for Top 20 Dancesport Series Winners
  • Presentation of Awards for Emerald Ball Top International Students
  • Presentation of the Emerald Ring to the Top Female Teacher
  • Presentation of the Dee Berkley Gold Necklace to the Top Female Teacher
  • Presentation of Awards for Top Teachers & Studios
  • Presentation of Awards for Dance Vision Circuit 2019-2020
  • Farewell Party for all Professionals & Officials following the event

Session 11

Sunday, May 3rd

Day Session

Teddy Bear, Pre-Teen, Junior & Youth Events

  • Solo Presentations*
  • Formation Presentations*
  • Amateur & Pro/Am Teddy Bear, Pre-Teen, Junior & Youth Single Dance Events
  • Amateur & Pro/Am Teddy Bear, Pre-Teen & Junior Multi Championships
  • Amateur Junior 1 & 2 International Latin 5 Dance Scholarship
  • Amateur Junior 1 & 2 International Ballroom 5 Dance Scholarship
  • Solo Star – Teddy Bear, Pre-Teen & Junior Solo events. (Dance without a partner!)

*Due to our tight Sunday schedule: Only 5 Solos & 5 Formations will be accepted.

After the Emerald Ball

Sunday, May 4th

Puttock-Holmes Memorial Cup

Dancers come together from across the country to play a friendly game of Football (Soccer) to give remembrance to 2 Legends we have lost in our Dance Community.

To learn more about the Puttock-Holmes Memorial cup and to sign up to play or spectate, please private message Jason Daly on social media or call him at (626) 236-3304.