National Competitions

Fred Astaire World Championships (FAWC)

July 26-30, 2021 (Monday-Friday)

We are heading back to the tropical oasis in the desert, the Mirage Resort Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV for FAWC 2021 – 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 Night Club an d Professional Show 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 (and a BANQUET!!!) choreographed by Ilya Ifraimov.  Mark your calendar and talk to your FADS Instructor today! Entries & payment are due to Corporate / Organizers by June 9, 2021.


Click here for the FINAL SCHEDULE for FAWC 2021

Click Here for the Current Heat Lists

Click Here for Current Program and Results

Our host hotel is the Mirage Resort Hotel & Casino,  a Four Diamond award-Mirage Hotel and Casinowinner, 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 to Corporate / Organizers by June 9, so talk to your FADS Instructor today about your studio’s internal deadline. Plan an exciting summer getaway, and come dance with us!

Participating FAWC 2021 Vendors
During your time at FAWC 2021, be sure to set aside time to explore our Vendor Area, featuring an amazing array of Ballroom Dance Couture, Shoes, Accessories, Jewelry & much more!
Check Back as Vendors Become Available!

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