Don’t Call It A Hobby: The Passion That Is Ballroom

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By The Girl with the Tree Tattoo

A co-worker recently asked me if I thought I’d make it to an after-work outing people in the office were putting together. I told her I’d have to wait and see because my schedule is so busy after hours. 

The Stage Is Set For The 2018 US Amateur Championships

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This week, the floor of the J. Williard Marriott Center in Provo, Utah, will be covered with thousands of the best amateur dancers in the world for the U.S. National Amateur Championships.

A Love Letter To Ballroom Dancing

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By The Girl with the Tree Tattoo

Haka: The Most Intimidating Dance In The World

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By Jennell Lewis

The haka is an emblematic sign of heritage, tradition, and strength for the native Māori people who are indigenous to the island of New Zealand.

Choreography Crush: JaJa Vankova & B-Dash | The Puppet

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Czech-born JaJa Vankova and dance partner B-Dash blew us away with this intricate pop-and-lock puppet routine as they competed at the 2017 World of Dance Tour's stop in Boston in November. 

How To Watch The 2018 Country World Championships

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For the first time in two decades, UCWDC Country Dance World Championships are returning to the West Coast for their 26th annual competition on Jan. 1-6 in San Francisco!

UCWDC Returns To The West Coast After 20-Year Hiatus


It’s been 20 years since the United Country Western Dance Council World Championships event was last hosted in sunny California, but the organization's premier event is finally making its way back to the West Coast. 

What To Expect At 2018 UCWDC World Championships

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The UCWDC World Championships are back on the West Coast for the first time in 20 years, with six full days of competition in the Teams, Pro-Am, Line dance, Couples, and professional divisions on Jan. 1-6 in San Francisco.

UCWDC Founding Member Reflects On '80s Country Revolution

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When the honky tonk dancing film "Urban Cowboy" was released in 1980, Steve Zener was a newly single California farmer who was just looking for a good time.

How The Yuletide Ball Became The Party Of The Year


The New Year is right around the corner, which means that it’s almost time for the Yuletide Ball DanceSport Championships. This year's Yuletide Ball takes place in Rockville, MD, from Dec. 29-31 and is destined to be one for the books, with incredible performances, strong competition, a captivating ambiance, and a New Year’s Eve show like you wouldn’t believe.