Welcome to the Empire Dancesport Championship

August 4th to 8th, 2021

Plenty of new and exciting things are coming to you this summer at the Empire Dancesport Championship. Stay tuned for the full details coming soon!

2021 Tentative Schedule of Events - August 4th-8th

August 4th

Wednesday Day: Rhythm

  • Pro/Am Rhythm – Single Dances, Multi Dance Events, Championships
  • Pro/Am Open Senior 1, 2, 3, Scholarships incl. Finals
  • Pro/Am Rhythm Scholarships A, B, C
  • Rhythm Events: Mixed Amateur, Student/Student

Wednesday Eve:

  • Pro/Am Rhythm Scholarships A, B, C – Finals Only
  • Adult Amateur Smooth & Rhythm Championships
  • Amateur Senior Ballroom & Latin Championships
  • (Adult & Senior Couples Bronze to Pre-Champ dance Sunday) 
  • All Professional Rising Stars Events – Ballroom, Smooth, Latin, Rhythm

August 5th

Thursday Day: Smooth

  • Pro/Am Smooth – Single Dances, Multi Dance Events,
    Championships
  • Pro/Am Open Senior 1, 2, 3, Scholarships incl. Finals
  • Pro/Am Smooth Scholarships A, B, C
  • Smooth Events: Mixed Amateur, Student/Student

Thursday Eve:

“A Smooth Latin Soirée”
Empire Dinner Dance Gala

  • Champagne Reception & Elegant Seated Dinner
  • General Dancing
  • Music accompaniment by Percussionist Eddie Melendez
  • DJs Brent Mills & Didio Barrera
  • Featuring the 2021 Empire Open Amateur Latin Championship with some of the world’s best competitors.
  • World Class Performance by United States & World Professional Smooth Vice Champions Max Sinitsa & Tatiana Seliverstova.

August 6th

Friday Day: Ballroom

  • Pro/Am Ballroom – Single Dances, Multi Dance Events,
    Championships
  • Pro/Am Open Senior 1, 2, 3, Scholarships incl. Finals
  • Pro/Am Ballroom Scholarships A, B, C
  • Ballroom Events: Mixed Amateur, Student/Student
  • LATIN & RHYTHM WORKSHOPS by:
    • Rufus Dustin, Toni Dovolani, & Riccardo Cocchi

Friday Eve:

  • Pro/Am Ballroom Scholarships A, B, C – Finals ONLY
  • Professional Latin
  • Professional Smooth
  • Amateur Ballroom
  • Under 21 Latin (U21)

August 7th

Saturday Day: Latin

  • Pro/Am Latin – Single Dances, Multi Dance Events,
    Championships
  • Pro/Am Open Senior 1, 2, 3, Scholarships incl. Finals
  • Pro/Am Latin Scholarships A, B, C
  • Latin Events: Mixed Amateur, Student/Student
  • BALLROOM & SMOOTH WORKSHOPS by:
    Toni Redpath, Katusha Demidova, & David Hamilton

Saturday Eve:

  • Pro/Am Latin Scholarships A, B, C – Finals ONLY
  • Professional Ballroom
  • Professional Rhythm
  • Amateur Latin – Basic Syllabus Scholarship (3 Dances – CSR)
  • Under 21 Ballroom(U21)

August 8th

Sunday All Day – KIDS:

  • All Categories, All Styles – Pre-Teen, Junior, & Youth
  • Single Dances with/without Teacher
  • Adult & Senior Couples Bronze to Pre-Championship Levels – Ballroom & Latin