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  • PG Tryouts

    Please see the information below regarding the Pleasant Grove High School Ballroom Team tryouts May 19-21, 2020:

    “Come tryout for PG Ballroom, May 19, 20, 21. Dancers will learn 2 required pieces of choreography, and dance 2 additional dances (see link). Social distancing requires fewer dancers, so sign-up for tryout times is required.

    More info at

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    Westlake Tryouts

    Please see the information below about the Westlake High School Ballroom tryouts on May 16 from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

    Details are available at the Westlake Ballroom website here. Below is a PDF with tryout information:

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    Provo High Tryouts

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    Please see the information below about tryouts for the Provo High Ballroom Team for next year:


    Come join the 10X undefeated State Champion and 5X UBEA Champion Ballroom team!

    APRIL 21 – MAY 5, 2020
    Video Clinic and Audition

    Due to COVID-19 guidelines, all teaching and submission will be on line this year. If you have any questions please contact: David Ellison (davide@provo.edu) or Angela Williams (angelaw@provo.edu).

    We hope to see you dance your very best!”

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    Nationals Scheduled for November

    The events not held at the US National Amateur Championships last week will be held November 5-7, 2020 at the Marriott Center. See the announcement below from the NDCA (also on the event homepage):


    We are very sorry that the problems stemming from the Corona virus resulted in the cancellation of the last two days of the originally scheduled U.S. National Amateur DanceSport Championships. However, we are very excited to announce that we are now preparing to hold the remainder of the 2020 national championships this coming November. We anticipate receiving final approvals for the dates below in the next several days, and will update them from anticipated to confirmed very soon.

    The following National Championships were NOT run in March and WILL be run in November:

    Read the rest of “Nationals Scheduled for November” »

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    Nationals Registration and Admission Refunds

    Competitor Registration

    Please see the information below regarding registration refunds for events that were not held at Nationals. (NOT for tickets for admission to the Marriott Center)

    “If you competed in an event that was cancelled during the USADC, please [complete the form below]. Marriott Center admission tickets should not be included here.

    2020 USADC Refund – Click Here

    Marriott Center Tickets

    The information below is from the Marriott Center regarding unused admissions tickets. (NOT for event registration)

    “We will automatically issue refunds for any unused tickets paid with credit cards. All patrons who paid for tickets with cash/check in person will need to email us at byutickets@byu.edu to request a refund. Please meial us at byutickets@byu.edu for questions.”

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    Nationals Results

    The results from the US National Amateur Dancesport Championships are available. Please note that these championships were partially cancelled due to the COVID-19 health concerns. However, the results are available for the events that were held.

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    Latest Nationals Updates

    This page will be used for all Nationals updates. Updates will not be emailed individually from now on to save your inbox! Bookmark this page and return for the latest updates.

    UPDATE 3/19/20

    New updates will now be posted and emailed as normal.

    For information about refunds, see this post.

    For information about the November resumption of the championships, see this post.

    For results, see this post.

    UPDATE 8:45pm

    Here are the order of events beginning at approximately 9:30pm:

    • Pre-Teen I Ballroom
    • Junior I Ballroom
    • Pre-Teen II Ballroom
    • Junior II Ballroom
    • US Amateur Cabaret Championships
    • Youth Latin
    • Pre-Teen I Latin
    • Junior I Latin
    • Pre-Teen II Latin
    • Junior II Latin

    UPDATE 8:05pm

    Schedule changes have begun. The Pre-Teen Latin Formation championship is beginning.

    UPDATE 7:30pm

    “After further discussion with the National Dance Council of America (NDCA) the final decision has been made to NOT dance any National Championships tonight that were originally scheduled for tomorrow (Friday) or Saturday.

    Any of the couples who are here in Provo and wish to dance tonight in the age divisions that were posted earlier today will be entered in regular championships, but will not be competing for national titles. These [regular] championships for tonight are listed below.

    Read the rest of “Latest Nationals Updates” »

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    Additional Events Thursday

    In an effort to allow the most dancers to compete at the national championships, the competition organizers are holding several additional events today (Thursday, 3/12/20). In addition to the scheduled events, the following events will be held:

    • Amateur Cabaret
    • Pre-Teen Ballroom Formation
    • Pre-Teen Latin Formation
    • US National Pre-Teen I Ballroom
    • US National Pre-Teen I Latin
    • US National Pre-Teen II Ballroom
    • US National Pre-Teen II Latin
    • US National Junior I Ballroom
    • US National Junior I Latin
    • US National Junior II Ballroom
    • US National Junior II Latin
    • US National Youth Latin

    A new schedule is coming…

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    Amateur Latin will NOT be held Thursday

    UPDATE: There are now several events that will be held Thursday in additional to the scheduled events. More info

    Gary McDonald announced that due to the high number of dancers who have not arrived yet for the competition, the Amateur Latin event will NOT be held on Thursday night. The Amateur Cabaret final WILL be held Thursday evening.

    More information forthcoming.

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    Nationals: Cabaret Moved to Thursday

    UPDATE: There are now several events that will be held Thursday in additional to the scheduled events. More info

    Update: Am Latin will NOT be held Thursday. See below

    Gary McDonald announced that Amateur Cabaret final round and Amateur Latin events will be moved to today, Thursday (3/12/20) at 10:30 pm.

    Gary McDonald announced that due to the high number of dancers who have not arrived yet for the competition, the Amateur Latin event will NOT be held on Thursday night.

    More information forthcoming.

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