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!

Dance Competitions – Dance Parties – Dance Trips – Showcases – …and so much more

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

 

Join Us & Live Out Your Dance Dreams with Fred Astaire Dance Studios!

Upcoming National Events: 


NDC Oct 2017National Dance Championships (National)
October 29th – November 2nd, 2018
Hilton Bonnet Creek – Orlando, FL

We’re heading back to one of our absolute favorite venues, the Hilton Bonnet Creek Orlando, for this incredible dance event! There will be spectacular dancing, bright lights, and the warm weather and renowned attractions of Orlando – including the excitement of Walt Disney World, just beyond the doors of our resort. Don’t miss out – mark your calendar for the Fred Astaire National Dance Championships and join us  for a great autumn dance getaway! Entries are due by September 18, 2018.


West Coast Dance Championships (Inter-Regional)
January 17th – 19th, 2019
Sheraton Hotel & Marina – San Diego, CA 

We’re returning to the Sheraton Hotel & Marina in sunny San Diego California, for the 2019 Fred Astaire West Coast Dance Championships! This exciting inter-regional dance competition is traditionally our first event of 2019. The San Diego destination will definitely start your new year off right – with warmer weather, gorgeous Harbor views, and area attractions like Sea World, the world-famous San Diego Zoo/Safari Park, the USS Midway and much more. Warm up this winter, and dance with us – talk with your FADS instructor today… the entry deadline is December 27, 2018.


Cross Country Dance Championships (National)
April 23rd – 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 – 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 FAWC 2019 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 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 – and let’s dance the days – and nights away – in “Sin City”!


 

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Regional Results for 2016

New England Dancesport Championships
March 3rd – 5th
Results: Category Results Quincy 2016 or Scoresheets by Person Quincy 2016

New England Dance Extravaganza
June 16th – 18th
Results:  Scoresheets by Person June 2016 or Category Results 2016

New England Colonial Classic
August 18th – 20th
Hyatt Regency Greenwich
Event Information:  Countdown to Competition Aug 2016
Results:  Placements Aug 2016 or Scoresheets by Person Aug 2016

New England Tri-Star Championships
November 10th – 12th
Foxwoods Resort and Casino

Regional Results for 2015

New England Dancesport Championships

Results: Scoresheets by Person Quincy 2015

Colonial Classic Inter-Regional Competition

Results:  Scoresheets by Person August 2015 or Placements August 2015

New England Tri-Star Championships

Results: Placements November 2015 or Category Results November 2015