DC Dance Challenge

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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.
Now at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC.

Congratulations to all competitors that have made the 2015 event even more spectacular than 2014! Cheers for you, your dancing and we are looking forward to see you again in 2016 for another exciting, fun and glamorous DC Dance Challenge and Showcase.

Thanks all competitors for the beautiful dancing, and special moments captured beautifully by our photographer.
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Have in mind this website will be in maintenance preparing for 2016 event, until January 2016, and dates and prices may not be accurate. Thanks for understanding.

Welcome to the IX Annual DC Dance Challenge & Showcase! (DCDC)

It is with great enthusiasm that we would like to invite you to attend the only Dancesport competition in the Nation’s capital near all DC’s attractions. 

DC Dance Challenge & Showcase is an exciting, fun and friendly Pro/AM and Amateur dancesport competition in the heart of DC. Serving DC, VA, MD metropolitan area, with single-dance and multi-dance events, in Standard, Latin, Smooth, Rhythm and Club dances, such as Salsa, West Coast Swing, Hustle, Argentine Tango, and more… Hosted at the Atrium Ballroom, inside the Ronald Reagan Building, one iconic landmark of Washington, DC.

Everything will start Saturday with an early evening  ”Competitor Preparation” Workshop & Welcome “Masquerade” theme Ballroom Dance Party at Forever Dancing Ballroom with plenty of General dancing to get your feet started and the entertaining “Dancing with DCDC Stars” Semi-Finals.

Sunday takes off early morning with Smooth and Standard single dances and multi-dance, followed by an afternoon Rhythm and Latin single dances and multi-dance.

For the more competitive participants, after dinner,  we are adding evening Bronze/Silver Scholarships for Adults and Seniors, plus Gold/ Open Scholarships for all ages combined with cash prizes. :-) Be also prepared for General dancing, and to see a sizzling Professional show that will inspire you for the year round right after the finals of the ”Dancing with the DCDC Stars” showcase.

If you have not attended yet, do not miss it! Here are few things that makes DCDC unique and special….

- DCDC is the only competition in DC where you get proficiency scores for contestant, and uncontestant heats, so all competitors get a better feedback from the judges.
- There are plenty of good social general dancing for the evening guests, and an open bar, so DCDC creates a very unique opportunity for you and your school members to have an ultra-special “party time”.
- -There are admission tickets discounts for students.
- The Atrium Ballroom offers plenty of space for the competitors and proper sprung dance floor, providing comfort and preventing injuries.
- DCDC Top Teacher program offers great cash prizes to all participant instructors.
- DCDC does not split the floor in standard and smooth dances.
- DCDC treats all professionals as partners, and all amateurs as honored guests.
- DCDC offers flexibility to enter different students in the same level and age group.
- It is the only competition in DC where 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.
- You will be in the company of the finest and friendliest dancers in town. This is a local competition organized by local instructors.

We have been planning to offer you a FUNtastic weekend of dance!

DCDC Staff,

For further information send an email to DCDC@ForeverDancing.com
Take advantage of our early bird prices and secure your entries.
Entries are limited to one-day event. First come, first served….*

* Due to the great demand of entries, the organizers reserve the right to reject and return uncontested entries, in order to accommodate major heats. To print the 2016 Official DCDC flyer click here!


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