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Vilnius “on the fly!”

Report by Keith Todd

When Arunas Bizokas asked me if I could judge his event, The Vilnius Dance Festival, my first impulse was to decline because my schedule did not seem to allow for it.  But on closer evaluation I realized that I could make it, albeit for only one day. 

Amateur Ballroom at Blackpool

Report by Giampiero Giannico
Photos by Andrew Miller

Blackpool professional finalist, Giampiero Giannico reviews the 2014 Open British Amateur Ballroom Championships from Blackpool

Professional Smooth at Atlanta Open

Report by Pat Traymore
Photos by Park West

When Keith Todd asked me to write the American Smooth at Atlanta Open, I silently said inside of me “Oh no” because some of the American Smooth has gone so way out that if you didn’t hear the music, you wouldn’t recognize the dance.

Blackpool Exhibition Review

Report by Margaret Burns
Photos by Mark Gadsden


Eight couples were invited to compete this year at the prestigious Blackpool Invitational Exhibition Competition. One couple from Russia, one couple from Canada, two couples from South Africa and four couples from the United States.

Downtown but Upbeat!
The Atlanta Open 2014

Report by Keith Todd
Photos by Park West

I’m a sucker for a downtown location and The Atlanta Open offers just that.  Its venue, the Hyatt Regency, is in the center of Atlanta a vibrant city. 

Impressions of the Open British Amateur Latin Championship

Report by Barbara Nagode Ambroze & Sasha Pust
Photos by Andrew Miller

This year, the report on British Open Amateur Latin Championship is written in cooperation by two ladies - Barbara Nagode Ambroz who focused on dance evaluation and Sasha Pust who focused on image.

Pro-Am Open Smooth Scholarships at Emerald Ball

Report by Didio Barrera
Action Photos by Decadance Photography

The “A” Pro/Am Smooth division had a strong semifinal round and in the end six talented young ladies were called for the final.

Pro/Am Rhythm Scholarships Emerald Ball

Report by Didio Barrera
Action photos by Decadance Photography

The Emerald Ball Dancesport Championships started early Tuesday afternoon with the Rhythm categories, which ended late Wednesday afternoon with the Pro/Am Open Rhythm Scholarships.

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