Metropolitan DanceSport Competition Results

Congratulations to our student competitors, Halina Kolano, Gaby Lopez & Melinda Scotti! Each student danced wonderfully on the competition dance floor this past weekend at the Metropolitan DanceSport Championships!

congratulations competitors 2016 metropolitan competition

The inter-regional ballroom dance competition took place March 11th & 12th at the Sheraton Convention Center in Atlantic City, NJ.  FADS students from across the states of New York and New Jersey look forward to attending this competition annually!

All of our competitors danced beautifully and placed well in each of their dances!

Gaby Lopez wowed the judges with her dancing and placed 4th in the very competitive Silver Rhythm Championship.

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In her second Dancesport competition ever, Melinda Scotti displayed her talents and placed 2nd in the Bronze Rhythm Championship and 1st in Bronze Smooth Championship!

Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Morristown staff members also hit the competition dance floor Friday evening in the professional divisions.  Instructors Natalie Duke, Chelsea Allison, Joe Miller & Tsvetomir Stoynov were so much fun to watch! They looked amazing and did a wonderful job representing our studio and FADS NJ!

Professionals Metropolitan competition

Last but not least, everyone had a great time at the Saturday evening’s formal banquet! In addition to great food and spectacular entertainment, everyone had a great time enjoying relaxed social dancing and meeting new FADS dance friends.


Metropolitan competition Banquet

Missed out on the fun in AC?  Don’t worry! Another wonderful competition experience is just around the corner!

See your teacher for information regarding the handful of exciting competitions we’re looking forward to on our list of upcoming events.

Our Mini Match competition is just around the corner, taking place in-house on Saturday, May 7th, right here at Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Morristown! Looking to broaden your horizons?  Join us for FADS NJ’s Jersey Showdown competition on June 11th, which will take place locally at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston, NJ!