Annual DC Dance Challenge & Showcase

Fine, Fun, and Friendly Dancesport in Washington, DC Metropolitan area

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DC Dance Challenge


DCDC had a record in entries this year thanks to the amazing dance schools participating.
Are you looking for your DCDC 2016 results. (click here!) Also visit the updated Hall of Fame to see the top participants of 2016. (click here!).

Would you like to purchase professional pictures of the event?
To see Friday Club Dance Events pictures at Forever Dancing by photographer Virak Chang.  Click here!
To see Saturday Club Dance Events pictures at the Westin Alexandria by TimeLine DC. Click here!
Also visit our Facebook page to see and share some of the remarkable moments of 2016 event. (click here!)

Coming soon…you are cordially invited to attend The Unmissable X Year Celebration of DCDC on October 6 & 7, 2017.   It will be a weekend to remember by celebrating a decade of the most fine, fun and friendly dancesport event of the Washington, DC area. 

The next website update for this event will be in January 2017.
We are planning wonderful things for next year.
Please Save the Date and expect a FUNtastic event in 2017


Pro/AM and Amateur Ballroom Competition, Professional Dancesport Show, Dancing with DCDC Stars Showcase & Dance Party in the most exciting weekend of DC, MD, VA metro area.
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It is with great enthusiasm that we invite you to attend a FUNtastic weekend of dancing. The IX Annual DC Dance Challenge & Showcase (DCDC) is a Fine, Fun and Friendly (3xF), Pro/AM and Amateur Dancesport Competition & Showcase near all Capital Nation’s attractions.

DCDC is now extended throughout  2 days at “The Westin Alexandria Hotel ” (new venue) and Forever Dancing Ballroom.

Everything will start with Friday events, where you will get your twinkly-toes awakened with the exciting early evening of “Fun Club Style Competition” at Forever Dancing Ballroom. This includes all Club Dances competition events, the semi-finals of the “Dancing with the DCDC Stars”, similar to the TV show and general dancing.  The Friday party will continue on our DCDC Party Bus as you tour Washington, DC by night.

Saturday events will be held at the Westin Alexandria Hotel.  The Matinee Session starts with Smooth and Standard dance events in the morning, followed by an afternoon with Rhythm and Latin dance events.
The competition will break for an exquisite Gourmet Dinner followed by an extra-exciting evening.
DCDC evening session will have Scholarship Events for Adults and Seniors with cash prizes 🙂

Enjoy our general dancing, and to see a sizzling Professional show that will inspire you for the year round,  plus the finals of the ”Dancing with the DCDC Stars” showcase.

If you have not attended yet, here are few things that make DCDC unique and special….

YOU! That is why we work our best to make every participant feel acknowledged and recognized.
Organized. We are proud to keep our events running smoothly for 8 years.
Service. We treats all professionals as partners, and all amateurs as honored guests, offering the best possible service and setting for you to do what you do best.
Washington, DC attractions. Do not miss the opportunity to come early and enjoy the great attractions this city has to offer. Some are few steps from the hotel where you are staying. Check the list of DC attractions (click here!)
Family & Students Friendly! There are admission tickets discounts for students and kids.
DCDC Top Teacher & Unique Partnership program. (click here!)
Scoring.  Unique Score system. DCDC is the only competition in DC where you get numeric scores for contestant, and uncontested heats, so all competitors get a better feedback from the judges.
Follow up with judge commentary. Judge commentary, video and picture will be available for purchasing so you can have a better understanding of your performance.
Flexibility to enter different students in the same level and age group. At DCDC you can repeat same entry up to three times with each student, plus two age groups below and 2 levels above. It offers students a great opportunity to practice competing. Two students at the same level and age? No problem!
Social Dancing. Are you inspired but not competing? Come and enjoy yourself.
– Finest and friendliest dancers. This is a local competition organized by local instructors.

We have been planning to offer you a 3xF weekend of dance! (Fine, Fun and Friendly)

DCDC Staff,

For further information send an email to us. Click HERE!
Take advantage of our early bird prices and secure your entries.

To print the 2016 Official DCDC flyer click here!

DEADLINE: AUGUST 31st, 2016.

Some say: “This is the best ballroom dance competition I have ever experienced!”  Some have not experienced it yet.