2015 Tenative Schedule

Please be ready to dance 60 minutes prior to your schedule time.

MONDAY DAY, SEPTEMBER 7th - SESSION 1 - SWAN BALLROOM

9:00am - 5:00pm

  • Approx. time from 9am - 1pm

  • 1. U.S. Open to the World Amateur Pre-Teen Junior & Youth Ballroom Championships
    All Events will be unisex - Ladies and Gentlemen combined.
    Five Dance Championship in waltz, Tango, V. Waltz, Foxtrot & Quickstep.
    NDCA Dress Rules and Restricted Syllabus apply in pre-teen division - Bronze, Silver, & Gold Syllabus only.
  • 2. U.S. Open to the World Amateur Pre-Teen Junior & Youth Latin Championships
    All Events will be unisex - Ladies and Gentlemen combined.
    Five Dance Championship in ChA Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble & Jive.
    NDCA Dress Rules and Restricted Syllabus apply in pre-teen division - Bronze, Silver, & Gold Syllabus only.
  • 3. U.S. National Pro/Am Pre-Teen, Junior, & Youth American Rhythm Championships
    All Events will be unisex - Ladies and Gentlemen combined.
    Five Dance Championship in Cha Cha, Rumba, Swing, Bolero & Mambo
    NDCA Dress Rules and Restricted Syllabus apply in pre-teen division - Bronze, Silver, & Gold Syllabus only.
  • 4. U.S. National Pro/Am Pre-Teen, Junior & Youth American Smooth Championships
    All Events will be unisex - Ladies and Gentlemen combined.
    Four Dance Championship in Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot & V. Waltz
    NDCA Dress Rules and Restricted Syllabus apply in pre-teen division - Bronze, Silver, & Gold Syllabus only.
  • 5. U.S. National Pro/Am & Amateur Pre-Teen, Junior & Youth International Latin Championships
    All Events will be unisex - Ladies and Gentlemen combined.
    Five Dance Championship in ChA Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble & Jive.
    NDCA Dress Rules and Restricted Syllabus apply in pre-teen division - Bronze, Silver, & Gold Syllabus only.
  • 6. U.S. National Pro/Am & Amateur Pre-Teen, Junior & Youth International Ballroom Championships
    All Events will be unisex - Ladies and Gentlemen combined.
    Five Dance Championship in waltz, Tango, V. Waltz, Foxtrot & Quickstep.
    NDCA Dress Rules and Restricted Syllabus apply in pre-teen division - Bronze, Silver, & Gold Syllabus only.
  • 7. U.S. Open to the World Senior (35+) Amateur International Latin Championships
    Five Dance Championship in Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble & Jive
  • 8. U.S. Open to the World Senior (35+) Amateur International Ballroom Championships
    Five Dance Championship in Waltz, Tango, V. Waltz, Foxtrot & Quickstep
  • 9. U.S. Open to the World Grand Senior Amateur Over 50 Ballroom Championship
    Five Dance Championship in Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Quickstep & V. Waltz
  • 10. U.S. Open to the World Grand Senior Amateur Over 50 Latin Championship
    Five Dance Championship in Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble & Jive
  • 11. U.S. Open to the World Amateur American Rhythm Championship
  • 12. U.S. Open to the World Amateur American Smooth Championship
  • Approx. Start Time 1pm

  • 13. "All-American" Pro/Am American Closed Rhythm One Dance Competitions - NEW Time for 2015

  • Age Divisions: PT1, PT2, JR1, JR2, A1, A2, A3, B1, B2, C1, and C2
    Closed Syllabus Levels: Newcomer, Pre-Bronze, Intermediate Bronze, Full Bronze, Pre-Silver, Intermediate Silver, Full Silver, Pre-Gold, Intermediate Gold, Full Gold

Monday Evening, September 7th - Session 2 - Swan Ballroom

7:00pm - 11:00pm

  • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • 1. "All-American" Pro/Am American Open Rhythm One Dance Competitions
    (see entry form for available dances)
    Age Divisions: PT1, PT2, JR1, JR2, A1, A2, A3, B1, B2, C1 and C2
    Open Syllabus Levels: Open Bronze, Open Silver, Open Gold, Open Gold Star

Tuesday Day, September 8th - Session 3 - Swan Ballroom

9:00am to 5:00pm

  • 1. U.S. National Pro/Am American Rhythm Scholarship Championships
    Unisex Age Divisions: A1(16-35), A2 (36-50), B (51+)
    Levels: Closed Bronze, Closed Silver and Open Gold
    Five dance championship in Cha Cha, Rumba, Swing, Bolero & Mambo

  • 2. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am Senior American Rhythm Championship
    Unisex Age Divisions: C2 (71+)
    Four dance championship in Cha Cha, Rumba, Swing & Bolero

  • 3. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am American Rhythm Scholarship Championships
    Unisex Age Divisions: A1(16-35), A2 (36-50), B (51+), C1(61+)
    Five dance scholarship championship in Cha Cha, Rumba, Swing, Bolero & Mambo
    (Final Round of the A1 unisex age division will be held this evening during Session 4)

  • 4. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am American Style 9-Dance Championships - Rhythm Section
    Unisex Age Divisions: A(16-50), B (51+)
    Five dance championship in Cha Cha, Rumba, Swing, Bolero & Mambo

Tuesday Evening, September 8th - Session 4 - Swan Ballroom

7:00pm to 11:00pm

  • 1. U.S. National Professional International Style 10 Dance Championship Ballroom Section
    Five dance championship in Waltz, Tango, V. Waltz, Foxtrot & Quickstep

  • 2. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am American Rhythm Scholarship Championship - A1 Division Final

  • 3. U.S. National Professional Classic Show Dance Championship

  • 4. U.S. National Professional American Style 9-Dance Championship - Rhythm Section
    Five Dance Championship in Cha Cha, Rumba, Swing, Bolero & Mambo

  • 5. U.S. National Professional Rising Star American Smooth Competition
    Four Dance Championship in Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot & V.Waltz

  • 6. U.S. National Professional Rising Star International Latin Competition
    Five dance championship in Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, Jive

  • 7. U.S. National Professional Theatrical Dance Championship
    (One dance competition in Viennese Waltz) Couples entering this event should visit www.unitedstatesdancechampionships.com for complete rules.
    Please note that 50% of your routine must be recognizable ballroom dancing.
    This rule will be strictly enforced.

Wednesday Day, September 9th - Session 5 - Swan Ballroom

9:00am to 5:00pm

  • 1. "All-American" Pro/Am American Smooth One Dance Competitions
    (see entry form for available dances)
    Age Divisions: PT1, PT2, JR1, JR2, A1, A2, A3, B1, B2, C1 and C2
    Closed Syllabus Levels: Newcomer, Pre-Bronze, Intermediate Bronze, Full Bronze, Pre-Silver, Intermediate Silver, Full Silver, Pre-Gold, Intermediate Gold, Full Gold
    Open Syllabus Levels: Open Bronze, Open Silver, Open Gold, Open Gold Star

  • 2. U.S. National Pro/Am American Smooth Scholarship Championships
    Unisex Age Divisions: A1 (16-35), A2 (36-50), B (51+)
    Levels: Closed Bronze, Closed Silver and Open Gold
    Four dance championship in Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot & V. Waltz

  • 3. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am American Style 9 Dance Championships - Smooth Section
    Unisex Age Divisions: A (16-50), B (51+)
    Four Dance Championship in Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, V. Waltz

  • 4. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am Senior American Smooth Championship
    Unisex Age Division: C2 (71+)
    Four dance championship in Waltza, Tango, Foxtrot & V Waltz

  • 5. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am American Smooth Scholarship Championships
    Unisex Age Division: A1 (16-35), A2 (36-50), B (51+), C1(61+)
    Four dance scholarship championship in Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot & V.Waltz
    (Final Round of the A1 Unisex Age Division will be held this evening during session 6)

Wednesday Evening, September 9th - Session 6 - Swan Ballroom

7:00pm to 11:00pm

  • 1. U.S. National Professional International Style 10 Dance Championship - Latin Section
    Five Dance Championship in Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble & Jive

  • 2. U.S. National Professsional American Style 9 Dance Championship - Smooth Section
    Four Dance Championship in Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot & V. Waltz

  • 3. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am American Smooth Scholarship Championship - A1 Division Final

  • 4. U.S. National Professional South American Show Dance Championship

  • 5. U.S. National Professional Rising Star American Rhythm Competition
    Five dance championship in Cha Cha, Rumba, Swing, Bolero & Mambo

  • 6. U.S. National Professional Cabaret Championship
    Competitors will be judged performing a solo routine of their choice, not to exceed four (4) Minutes, including walk-on and walk-off music. All Competitors entering this event must come prepared with their own Music on Compact Disc. Music can be played from either a USB device or CD—single track, no pitch/tempo changes — NO phones will be accepted to play music.

  • 7. U.S. National Professional Rising Star International Ballroom Competition
    Five dance championship in Waltz, Tango, V. Waltz, Foxtrot & Quickstep

Thursday Day, September 10th - Session 7 - Swan Ballroom

9:00am to 5:00pm

  • 1. "All-American" Pro/Am International Latin One Dance Competitions
    (see entry form for available dances)
    Age Divisions: PT1, PT2, JR1, JR2, A1, A2, A3, B1, B2, C1 and C2
    Closed Syllabus Levels: Newcomer, Pre-Bronze, Intermediate Bronze, Full Bronze, Pre-Silver, Intermediate Silver, Full Silver, Pre-Gold, Intermediate Gold, Full Gold
    Open Syllabus Levels: Open Bronze, Open Silver, Open Gold, Open Gold Star

  • 2. U.S. National Pro/Am International Latin Scholarship Championships
    Unisex Age Divisions: A1 (16-35), A2 (36-50), B (51+)
    Levels: Closed Bronze, Closed Silver and Open Gold
    Five dance scholarship in Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble & Jive

  • 3. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am Senior International Latin Multi Dance Championship
    Unisex Age Divisions: C2 (71+)
    Four dance championship in Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba & Jive

  • 4. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am International Style 10 Dance Championship
    Unisex Age Divisions: A (16-50), B (51+)
    Five dance championship in Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble & Jive

  • 5. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am International Latin Scholarship Championships
    Unisex Age Divisions: A1 (16-35), A2 (36-50), B (51+), C1(61+)
    Five dance scholarship championship in Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble & Jive
    (Final Round of the A1 Unisex division will be held this evening during session 8)

Thursday Evening, September 10th - Session 8 - Swan Ballroom

7:00pm to 11:00pm

  • 1. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am International Latin Scholarship Championship - A1 Division
    Final Round of the A1 Unisex Age Division

  • 2. U.S. National Professional Mambo Championship

  • 3. U.S. National Professional American Rhythm Championships
    Five dance championship in Cha Cha, Rumba, Swing, Bolero & Mambo

  • 4. U.S. National Professional International Ballroom Championships
    Five dance championship in Waltz, Tango, V. Waltz, Foxtrot, & Quickstep

  • 5. U.S. Open to the World Professional Rising Star International Latin Competition
    Five dance competition in Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble & Jive

Friday Day, September 11th - Session 9 - Swan Ballroom

9:00am to 5:00pm

  • 1. "All-American" Pro/Am International Ballroom One Dance Competitions
    (see entry form for available dances)
    Age Divisions: PT1, PT2, JR1, JR2, A1, A2, A3, B1, B2, C1 and C2
    Closed Syllabus Levels: Newcomer, Pre-Bronze, Intermediate Bronze, Full Bronze, Pre-Silver, Intermediate Silver, Full Silver, Pre-Gold, Intermediate Gold, Full Gold
    Open Syllabus Levels: Open Bronze, Open Silver, Open Gold, Open Gold Star

  • 2. U.S. National Pro/Am International Ballroom Scholarship Championships
    Unisex Age Divisions: A1 (16-35), A2 (36-50), B (51+)
    Levels: Closed Bronze, Closed Silver and Open Gold
    Five dance championship Waltz, Tango, V. Waltz, Foxtrot & Quickstep

  • 3. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am International Ballroom Scholarship Championships
    Unisex Age Divisions: A1 (16-35), A2 (36-50), B (51+), C1(61+)
    Five dance championship in Waltz, Tango, V. Waltz, Foxtrot & Quickstep
    (Final Round of the A1 Unisex division will be held this evening during session 10)

  • 4. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am International Style 10 Dance Championships - Ballroom Section
    Unisex Age Divisions: A (16-50), B (51+)
    Levels: Five dance championship in Waltz, Tango, V. Waltz, Foxtrot & Quickstep

Friday Evening, September 11th - Session 10 - Swan Ballroom

7:00pm to 11:00pm

  • 1. U.S. Open To the World Pro/Am International Ballroom Scholarship Championships

  • 2. U.S. Open to the World Amateur International Ballroom Championship
    Five dance championship in Waltz, Tango, V. Waltz, Foxtrot & Quickstep

  • 3. U.S. National Professional American Smooth Championships
    Four dance championship in Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot & V. Waltz

  • 4. U.S. National Professional International Latin Championships
    Five dance championship in Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble & Jive

  • 5. U.S. Open to the World Professional Rising Star International Ballroom Competition
    Five dance competition in Waltz, Tango, V. Waltz, Foxtrot & Quickstep

  • 6. U.S. Open to the World Amateur International Latin Championship
    Five dance championship in Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble & Jive

  • 7. Presentation of United States Championships Circuit Awards

Saturday Day, September 12th - Session 11 - Swan Ballroom

9:00am to 5:00pm

  • 1. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am Rising Star American Rhythm Competitions
    Unisex Age Divisions: A1 (16-35), A2 (36-50), B (51+)
    Five dance competition in Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Swing, Bolero & Mambo

  • 2. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am Rising Star American Smooth Competitions
    Unisex Age Divisions: A1 (16-35), A2 (36-50), B (51+)
    Four Dance Competition in Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot & V. Waltz

  • 3. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am Rising Star International Latin Competitions
    Unisex Age Division: A1 (16-35), A2 (36-50), B (51+)
    Five dance competition in Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble & Jive

  • 4. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am Gentlemen's International Ballroom Championships
    Age Divisions: A (16-50), B (51+)
    Levels: Closed Bronze (W, T, FT), Closed Silver (W, T, FT, QS), Open Gold (W, T, VW, FT, QS)

  • 5. U.S. National Pro/Am Classic Show Dance Championship

  • 6. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am Rising Star International Ballroom Competitions
    Unisex Age Divisions: A1 (16-35), A2 (36-50), B (51+)
    Five dance competition in Waltz, Tango, V. Waltz, Foxtrot & Quickstep

  • 7. U.S. National Pro/Am South American Show Dance Championship

  • 8. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am Senior International Ballroom Championship
    Unisex Age Divisions: C2 (71+)
    Four Dance Championship in Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot & Quickstep

  • 9. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am Cabaret Championship
    This Event will be Unisex - Ladies and Gentlemen combined

  • 10. U.S. National Pro/Am Mambo Championship
    This Event will be Unisex - Ladies and Gentlemen combined

Saturday Evening, September 12th - Session 12 - Swan Ballroom

7:00pm to 11:00pm

  • 1. U.S. Open to the World Pro/Am Grand Championship "John Monte Memorial Scholarship Award"
    The Winners of the Pro/Am "Open" Latin, Rhythm, Ballroom, Smooth, Ten Dance and Nine Dance Championships vie for this Grand Championship Title and The Winner of this event will receive the John Monte Memorial Scholarship in the Amount of $1,000 sponsored by the NDCA and 2nd place $700, 3rd place $500 by ABC.

  • 2. WDC World Super Series U.S. Open Professional International Ballroom Championship
    Five Dance Championship in waltz, tango, V. Waltz, Foxtrot & Quickstep

  • 3. WDC World Super Series U.S. Open Professional International Latin Championship
    Five dance championship in Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble & Jive

  • 4. World Professional Cabaret/Exhibition Championship
    Competitors will be judged performing a solo routine of their choice, not to exceed four (4) minutes, including walk-on and walk-off music. All competitors entering this event must come prepared with their own music on compact disc (CD). Music can be played from either a USB device or CD—single track, no pitch/tempo changes — NO phones will be accepted to play music.

  • 5. Presentation of the Top Student Awards

  • 6. Presentation of the NDCA sponsored John Monte Award and United States Dance Championships Hall of Fame Award

  • 7. Presentation of the Top Teacher and Studio Awards