United States Dance Championships

The John Monte Award

On February 13th, 1974, her Royal Highness, Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, came to the Lyceum Ballroom in London, England to present the “Carl-Alan” Awards. The Carl-Alan Awards are presented annually to individuals for outstanding contribution to the popular entertainment field in Great Britain. John Monte of Miami, Florida is the only American to receive this honor for his contributions to the revival of “Touch Dancing” here in the U.S.A.

The entire United States dancing community is extremely proud of John Monte.

2019 Recipients

Dennis & Jackie Rogers

2018 Recipient

Shirley Ballas

2017 Recipient

Cher Rutherford

2015 Recipient

Corky Ballas

2014 Recipient

Martin Chiang

2013 Recipient

Jack Rothweiler

2012 Recipient

Judi Hatton

2011 Recipient

John Morton

2010 Recipient

Frank Regan

2009 Recipient

Ricky Geiger

2008 Recipient

Rufus Dustin

2007 Recipient

Jim Donaghey

2005 Recipient

Pete Taylor