Dancesport Championship in Florida
Grand National Dancesport Championships 2017
Put on your ballroom shoes and get ready for the Grand National Dancesport Championships 2017! We are thrilled to bring together the nation’s elite ballroom dancers on October 26-29 for a weekend of fun, ballroom dance shoes, dancewear shopping, sun and dance! Competitors and audience members will enjoy 4 days of Florida sun and ballroom dancing at the Diplomat Resort and Spa in Hollywood, Florida - voted a Top Florida Resort by Conde Nast Traveler.
Session I: October 26th
On the first day of the event guests can arrive in style at the Diplomat Resort and Spa. Lounge by the pool, dine at one of 10 culinary concepts at the resort, or take a stroll along the beach. Then get ready for the competition to kick off at 5:00 p.m. with American Rhythm (Pro/Am, Student/Student, and Mixed Amateur), plus professional events for International Ballroom and American Rhythm.
Session II & III: October 27th
Session II will begin with package holders enjoying a breakfast buffet at Bistro One from 7:00 - 9:00 a.m. The dance shoes hit the ballroom floor at 8:00 a.m. when the competition gets off to an early start. American Rhythm (Pro/Am, Student/Student, and Mixed Amateur) will continue to their championship round, Amateur American Rhythm will have 2 events, and International Ballroom (Pro/Am, Student/Student, Mixed Amateur and Amateur) will begin.
Session III will first host package holders for a gala dinner at the Lapidus Lounge from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Competition starts at 8:00 p.m. with International Ballroom & American Rhythm (Amateur and Pro-Am), Rising Star Professional Events, Open Professional Events and Pro-Am South Beach Party Challenges with Best Dancing and Best Costuming awards.
Session IV and V: Saturday, October 28th
Session IV will begin with package holders enjoying a breakfast buffet at Bistro One from 7:00 - 9:00 a.m. Competition begins at 8:00 a.m. with American Smooth Championships (Pro/Am, Student/Student and Mixed Amateur), Amateur American Smooth, Solo Showdance Performances, International Latin Championships (Pro/Am, Student/Student, Mixed Amateur), and Amateur International Latin events.
Session V will see the final gala dinner for package holders at the Lapidus Lounge from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., followed by championship competition starting at 8:00 p.m. International Latin & American Smooth (Amateur and Pro-Am) and Open Professional Events will provide a grand finale to the 2017 Grand National Dancesport Championships!
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