Thursday, March 7, 2013

USA DanceSport Championships April 5-7 in LA

More than 1,100 of America’s top ballroom and Latin dance competitors will compete in Los Angeles, April 5 – 7, 2013, at the 33rd annual USA DANCE National DanceSport Championships, organized and hosted by USA DANCE, Inc., the National Governing Body for DanceSport in the United States, and USA member organization of the U.S. Olympic Committee and the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF).  The three-day, continuous dance event will be held at the JW Marriott at LA LIVE in Los Angeles, starting at 8 am until 11 pm each day.

Tickets are available to the general public, and a sell-out crowd is expected to attend.  Tickets can be purchased at registration for the day-time sessions, but tickets for the night-time competitions and shows should be purchased online to assure availability of seats.  The website is or interested attendees may call 646-734-9666.

The USA Dance 2013 National DanceSport Championships is the official National Championships for Ballroom and Latin competitive dancing, a recognized sport by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and known as DanceSport.  And with Ballroom and Latin dancing popularity at an all-time high globally, the USA Dance Nationals is the most prestigious and largest competitive dance event of its kind in America.

Special attraction at the USA Dance Nationals will be the participation of Carrie Ann Inaba (Dancing With The Stars), who joins USA Dance not only as its Official National Celebrity Ambassador, but also as Honorary Judge at the USA Dance Nationals for the prestigious 4th annual USA Dance Star Quality Awards, held on Friday and Saturday evenings.  The Star Quality Awards are sponsored by Ernest Borel, Swiss watchmaker, also a brand sponsor of USA Dance Inc.

USA Dance Hosting National Salsa Championship
Qualifying Event for The World Games 2013:

For the first time at the USA Dance National DanceSport Championships, USA Dance will sponsoring the Salsa 2013 National Championship, a World Qualifying Event, where the top salsa dance couples will be invited to represent the United States at The World Games 2013 in Cali, Colombia, South America’s third largest city and the undisputed Salsa Capital of the World.  Under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee, the Salsa World Games will be held the weeks of July 25 through August 4, 2013.

The United States is one of only 24 countries invited to send competitors to the World Games in Cali, Colombia.  At the USA Dance Nationals, USA Dance will select three DanceSport couples to represent the USA at The World Games – one couple each for Salsa, International Latin and International Standard.

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