2017 Manhattan Dance Championships

How To Watch The 2017 Manhattan Dance Championships

How To Watch The 2017 Manhattan Dance Championships

The Manhattan Dance Championships are underway in Brooklyn, New York, and the hottest days of the competition are streaming LIVE on FloDance on June 30 to July 1.

Jun 29, 2017
How To Watch The 2017 Manhattan Dance Championships
The Manhattan Dance Championships are underway in Brooklyn, New York, and the hottest days of the competition are streaming LIVE on FloDance on June 30 to July 1.

Watch the Manhattan Dance Championships LIVE June 30-July 1 only on FloDance

Manhattan Dance Championships

As one of the premier dance events in the U.S., the Manhattan Dance Championships feature champions in all divisions as well as $120,000 in prize money. 

The competition is co-organized by dream American dance couple Gary McDonald and Diana McDonald, who founded the Manhattan Dance Championships in 1998 after wrapping up a stellar professional career. The McDonalds became the first American couple to win a DanceSport world title in 1994, and after retiring, they turned their attention to organizing an event with dancers in mind.

As competitors continue to flock to Brooklyn each year, the Manhattan Dance Championships have added two new divisions -- a Junior Showcase and a Senior 65 and Older age group -- for 2017. Here's a look at competition's upcoming schedule:


Start your weekend off right by tuning in at 8 AM to catch the Friday Matinee of the Pro AM International ballroom events LIVE on FloDance. If you aren't quite a morning person, then check out the evening events beginning with the Final Pro-AM International Ballroom Scholarship rounds and wrapping up the night with the Quarterfinal Open Professional Smooth round at 9:25 PM.

The Pro Am International Latin rounds get started at 1:35 PM and conclude with the top award ceremony at 9:14 PM.

Friday Matinee (Session 5)

8 AM -- Pro-Am International Ballroom Single Dances
1:35 PM -- Pro-Am International Ballroom Dancesport Series Events
2:35 PM -- Pro-Am International Ballroom Closed Scholarships
5:10 PM -- Pro-Am International Ballroom Open Scholarships
Friday Evening (Session 6)
7:30 PM -- Final Pro-Am International C Ballroom Scholarship
7:40 PM -- Final Pro-Am International A Ballroom Scholarship
7:50 PM -- Final Pro-Am International Sr Ballroom Scholarship
8 PM -- Final Pro-Am International B Ballroom Scholarship
8:10 PM -- Senior I Amateur Ballroom
8:30 PM -- First Round Open Professional International Latin
9:05 PM -- Quarterfinal Open Amateur International Ballroom
9:25 PM Quarterfinal Open Professional American Smooth


The Professional Theater Arts/Cabaret promises to be the perfect way to spend your Saturday night. The show-stopping event kicks off at 10:15 PM.

Saturday Matinee (Session 7)

1:20 PM -- Pro-Am International Latin Dancesport Series Events
2:15 PM -- Pro-Am International Latin Closed Scholarships
3:45 PM -- Pro-Am International Latin Open Scholarships
Saturday Evening (Session 8)
7:15 PM -- First Round Open Amateur International Latin
7:45 PM -- First Round Open Professional International Ballroom
8:15 PM -- Quarterfinal Open Professional American Rhythm
9:15 PM -- Top Awards                
10:15 PM -- Professional Theater Arts/Cabaret

This year's competition is being hosted by Marriott New York at the Brooklyn Bridge. If you are interested in attending the live event, check here for more information.

How To Watch

ON TV: Now available on Roku and Apple TV 4
STREAMING: Available only on FloDance. A yearly FloPRO subscription provides access to ALL FloSports sites. SIGN UP HERE