National Competitions

Fred Astaire World Championships (FAWC)

JULY 27th – 31st, 2020
We are heading back to the tropical oasis in the desert, the Mirage Resort Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV for FAWC 2020 – our most exciting dance event of the summer! There is something for everyone in Las Vegas – world class entertainment, restaurants, shopping, family excursions and the non-stop action of the famous Las Vegas “Strip”. This year’s theme celebrates the “World of Love”, and we’ve got many memorable moments planned for you! Enjoy five days of sizzling dance floor action,  a fun Night Club Division night (bring your “A” game!), and a Friday Finale Pro Show choreographed by Ilya Ifraimov. Entries are due by June 17, 2020 – so mark your calendar and talk to your FADS Instructor today!


Mirage Hotel and CasinoOur host hotel is the Mirage Resort Hotel & Casino,  a Four Diamond award-winner, located “center-Strip”. Resort amenities include two saltwater pools, Fitness Center, Spa, Casino, multiple eateries and bar/lounge options, shopping, world-class entertainment, and of course, their iconic erupting volcano welcoming you to a paradise of 24-hour action!  Venture beyond our hotel doors to discover the famous 4-mile “Strip” with its endless destination hotels & casinos, dining, entertainment and performance options. Further on, there’s Fremont Street, Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum, the High Roller Observation Wheel, and The Big Apple Coaster & Arcade, to name a few. And just outside the city limits you’ll find helicopter rides over the Grand Canyon, the Red Rock National Conservation Area, The Hoover Dam and more.

Bookmark this page and check back often for exciting updates including Club Night details, Heats, Event preview video, participating Vendors, and much more. And remember – entries are due by June 17, 2020. So plan an exciting summer getaway, and come dance with us… talk to your FADS Instructor today!