Events

Ballroom Dance Competition events are an important part of every Fred Astaire Dance Studio’s calendar. At Fred Astaire National and Regional Dance Competitions, our students meet, mingle and compete with other student dancers to feel accomplished and confident as dancers. These glamorous dance competition events are held in resort venues across the country, and give you inspiring opportunities to travel, watch, and hone your own dancing skills in a supportive and exciting environment. A variety of other dance events – such as showcases, spotlights, themed dance parties, coaching sessions, dance-themed charitable events and more are also offered throughout the year, to encourage social interaction, help you apply what you’re learning and make your dance lessons experience even more exciting, fun and rewarding. Participating in these events gives every FADS student and student/instructor team the opportunity to progress more rapidly in their dance endeavors, to enjoy fabulous vacation destinations and venues, and have lots of fun along the way!

 

New England Regional Events for 2018

 

New England Colonial Classic August 9th – August 11th
New Location: Hyatt Regency, 1800 E Putnam Ave, Old Greenwich, CT 06870

 

New England Tri-Star Championships November 8th – November 10th
Boston Quincy Marriott, Quincy, MA

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Upcoming National Events:


Lonestar Dance Camp
April 23rd, 2019
Houston Marriott Marquis – Houston, TX
(THIS DANCE EVENT IS OPEN TO INDEPENDENT  STUDIOS!)

On Tuesday, April 23rd, join us for our first-ever Lonestar Dance Camp, an exciting new pre-comp Dance Event featuring Group Master Classes and Private Coachings by an amazing ensemble of Dance Champions! This event is open to all area dance studios’ Pros and Amateurs, singles and dance couples – but hurry, we expect to sell out fast. Our Guest Coaches will also be available for Private Lessons (open to Amateur, Pro/Am, and Professional couples only, no singles) prior to the Group Master Classes. These Private Lessons are $300 each and are available on a first come, first served basis (see details below), click here to view the Lonestar Dance Camp Private Lesson Schedule.

Lonestar Dance Camp Private Lesson reservations will be taken on a first come, first served basis. Please email events@fredastaire.com with your booking request or questions (no phone calls, please). You will be sent an invoice via email confirming your reservation, and will have 48 hours to pay to hold your spot. Booking request invoices not paid within 48 hours will automatically forfeit the reservation.

Cross Country Dance Championships (National)
April 24th – 27th, 2019
Houston Marriott Marquis – Houston, TX

Another exciting Cross Country Dance Championships is upon us, and we are thrilled to be returning to Houston, Texas… and the Houston Marriott Marquis! With over 1,000 rooms, amazing amenities and eateries, and a one-of-a-kind rooftop lazy river (shaped liked Texas), you won’t need to venture far to discover adventure.  Dance your heats, and explore all that Houston has lots to offer – including Discovery Green Park, the Houston Zoo, museums, Downtown Aquarium, haunted Houston and architecture tours, great shopping – and of course, incredible BBQ and fusion cuisine. So saddle up, cowboys & cowgirls – because we’ll be kickin’ up our heels all week! Make sure you talk to your FADS Instructor and get your entries and packages in – the entry deadline is March 20, 2019! Let’s make this a Texas-sized event!


Fred Astaire World Championships (National)
July 22nd – 26th, 2019
Mirage Hotel & Casino – Las Vegas, NV

Our Host Resort for the 2019 Fred Astaire World Championships (FAWC) is the luxurious Mirage Hotel & Casino. Join us for a week of excitement and spectacular dancing! Located right on “The Strip” / Las Vegas Boulevard, the Mirage Hotel & Casino features a tropical Polynesian-theme, over 3,000 guestrooms, and a dizzying array of amenities and entertainment options. And Las Vegas is the perfect choice for your exciting summer ballroom getaway. Dance your heats and then explore all that Las Vegas & the surrounding area has to offer. Don’t miss out – talk to your FADS Instructor today, entries are due by June 19th, 2019. Let’s dance the days – and nights away – in “Sin City”!


National Dance Championships (National)
October 28th – November 1st, 2019
Hilton Bonnet Creek – Orlando, FL

We’re heading back to the 
Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, for the 2019 Fred Astaire National Dance Championships. Join us for spectacular dancing, bright lights,  warm weather and the renowned attractions of Orlando. Our host resort features a 3-acre lazy river and pool, 18-hole championship golf course, spa, fitness center, nearly a dozen dining and lounge options, and complimentary transportation to Disney World. Average temperatures hover around 78°F, and the area is home to major theme parks, outlet shopping, sports and family attractions, history – and of course, lots of nightlife. Closer to the parquet, watch thrilling dance performances as a spectator in the ballroom, spend time meeting new people, catch up with old friends and challenge yourself on the dance floor. Mark your calendar now, and talk to your FADS instructor – the entry deadline is September 25th! 


Watch how much fun our national competitions can be!

New England Regional Events Results 2017

 New England Dancesport Championship

March 9-11, 2017

Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa Groton, CT

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New England Colonial Classic

August 10-12, 2017

Quincy Marriott Quincy, MA

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New England Tri-Star Championships

November 9-11, 2017

Hilton Stamford Hotel Stamford, CT

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New England Regional Events Results 2016

New England Dancesport Championships
March 3rd – 5th
Quincy Marriott, Quincy, MA

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New England Dance Extravaganza
June 16th – 18th
Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa, Groton, CT

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New England Colonial Classic
August 18th – 20th
Hyatt Regency, Greenwich, CT

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New England Tri-Star Championships
November 10th – 12th
Foxwoods Resort & Casino, Ledyard, CT

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