Texas Grand Championships & Awards Gala

Our Texas Grand Championships & Awards Gala is taking place at the Houston Cityplace Marriot, February 13th through 15th. The weekend-long regional competition will include student & professional competitions, professional shows, a banquet dinner, and much more!

We start off the event on Thursday night, with a Master Class during the afternoon, followed by student performances at night! Our Master Classes are a great opportunity to learn from highly-skilled, world-renowned coaches.  Session 1 will be with the amazing Ania Tarnowska from 3:30- 4:15 and Session 2 with the incredible Nikolay Karchev from 4:15- 5:00.

On Friday, February 14th we have our Nightclub Carnival de Brazil Championship Divisions beginning at 7:30 p.m. Bring your colorful shirts and dresses, Rio style! This is a competitive social dancing event filled with social dances such as Salsa, Bachata, West and East Coast Swing, Country Waltz, more! At 9:30 p.m. ALL professionals will compete! This will be an exciting night you won’t want to miss.

We cap off the event Saturday night which will include a banquet dinner along with awards, general dancing, and a professional show put on by WDSF Showcase Vice Champions, Marts Smolko & Tina Bazykina!

The night will also include our Freddy Awards for students and professionals. For our instructors, it is the “Oscars” of our industry, as top teachers will be awarded a “Freddy Award” for their outstanding performances of the 2019 year.

Come on out and join the fun! There really is something for everybody, and all are welcome to attend!