Emerald Ball Event Tentative Schedule

Registration Desk Hours

Starting Monday, April 29th, you may visit our Registration desk at the following hours:

Starting Monday, April 29th, 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 April 30th

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 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 Closed Silver Scholarships (Ages A, B, C, S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am AM Rhythm Bronze & Silver Closed 6 – Dance Championships (Ages A, B, C, S1)
Dinner Break

Nightclub theme: 70s disco

  • Pro/Am Nightclub Closed & Open Single Dance Events (All Ages)
  • Studio Line Dance Challenge

Session 2

Wednesday May 1st

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 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 Closed Silver Scholarships (Ages A, B, C, S1 & S2)
  • Pro/Am Closed Smooth Bronze & Silver 6 – Dance Championships (Ages A, B, C, S1)

Session 3

Wednesday May 1st

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 Closed Gold & Open Scholarships (Ages A, B, C, S1, S2 & S3)
  • Pro/Am AM Rhythm Open 9-Dance Championships (Ages A, B, C, S1)

Session 4

Thursday May 2nd

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 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 Closed Gold & 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, C, S1)

Session 5

Thursday May 2nd

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 Novice Smooth Competition
  • Amateur Adult Pre-Championship Smooth Competition
  • Amateur Adult Open Smooth Championship
  • Amateur Adult Open Rhythm Championships
  • Presentation of Awards – Emerald Ball Top Students for AM Style Rhythm & Smooth
  • Grand Finale – Dance Vision Circuit Top Pro/Am American Rhythm & Smooth winners
  • 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 3rd

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 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 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, C, S1)

Session 7

Friday May 3rd

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 Championship
  • Special Presentation – Ermino Stefano & Celia Chou
  • Presentation of Awards for California Gold Rush 2023-2024

Session 8

Saturday May 4th

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 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 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 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, C, S1)

Session 9

Saturday May 4th

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
  • Special Presentation: Retirement Dance of Stefano & Bianka DiBrino
  • 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
  • Grand Finale – Dance Vision Circuit Top Pro/Am International Latin & Ballroom AND Top Teacher winners

PLEASE NOTE: For 2024, 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 4th

Pacific Ballroom

  • Solo Exhibition Presentations

INTERNATIONAL LATIN:

  • Solo Star Latin Single Dances (TB—Y)
  • Solo Star Latin Multidances (TB—Y)

INTERNATIONAL BALLROOM:

  • Solo Star Ballroom Single Dances (TB—Y)
  • Solo Star Ballroom Multidances (TB—Y)

AMERICAN SMOOTH:

  • Solo Star Smooth Single Dances (TB—Y)
  • Solo Star Smooth Multidances (TB—Y)
  • Pro/Am & Amateur Single Dance Smooth Events (TB—Y)
  • Pro/Am Closed Smooth Multidance Championships (TB—Y)
  • Pro/Am Open Smooth Multidance Championships (PT2/JR1/JR2/Y)
  • Amateur Closed Smooth Multidance Events (PT/JR/Y)
  • Amateur Open Smooth Multidance Events (PT/JR/Y)

AMERICAN RHYTHM:

  • Solo Star Smooth Single Dances (TB—Y)
  • Solo Star Smooth Multidances (TB—Y)
  • Pro/Am & Amateur Single Dance Rhythm Events (TB—Y)
  • Pro/Am Closed Rhythm Multidance Championships (TB—Y)
  • Pro/Am Open Rhythm Multidance Championships (PT2/JR1/JR2/Y)
  • Amateur Closed Smooth Multidance Events (PT/JR/Y)
  • Amateur Open Smooth Multidance Events (PT/JR/Y)

Session 10

Sunday, May 5th

International Ballroom

  • Formation Presentations (ONLY 5 FORMATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED)

INTERNATIONAL BALLROOM:

  • Pro/Am & Amateur Single Dance Ballroom Events (TB—Y)
  • Pro/Am Closed Ballroom Multidance Championships (TB—Y)
  • Pro/Am Open Ballroom Multidance Championships (PT2/JR1/JR2/Y)
  • Amateur Closed Ballroom Multidance Events (TB/PT1)
  • Amateur Closed & Open Ballroom 3 Dance Events (PT2)
  • Amateur Open Ballroom 3 and 5 Dance Events (JR1/JR2)
  • Amateur Open Ballroom Championship (Y)

INTERNATIONAL LATIN:

  • Pro/Am & Amateur Single Dance Latin Events (TB—Y)
  • Pro/Am Closed Latin Multidance Championships (TB—Y)
  • Pro/Am Open Latin Multidance Championships (PT2/JR1/JR2/Y)
  • Amateur Closed Latin Multidance Events (TB/PT1)
  • Amateur Closed & Open Latin 3 Dance Events (PT2)
  • Amateur Open Latin 3 and 5 Dance Events (JR1/JR2)
  • Amateur Open Latin Championship (Y)