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Social Dancing near Madison

USA Dance – Madison (#2095)

USA Dance – Northern IL (#2039) (Rockford area)

USA Dance – Southern WI (#2030) (Milwaukee area)


Definition of “Ballroom Dance” from Wikipedia

Partner Dancing Terms from Wikipedia


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Rosy Cheeks (Madison) – in Westgate Mall – West Side – Whitney Way and Odana

Davis Dancewear (Madison)- near Maple Bluff – East Side – on Sherman near Fordem

Back Bay Dancewear (Burlington, MA; online)

Discount Dance Supply (online)

DSOL: Dance Shoes Online

Dance World (Dublin, Ireland)

Competition Attire

Curious about competitive dancing? Read a little bit about it here.

Topline Studios: a Milwaukee-based dress maker with competitively priced custom dress!

RentBallroomDresses.com: an online source for competition dress rentals

Rhythmic Rentals: an online source for competition dress rentals

Dierdre of London: one of the premier competition ballroom attire makers.

Big Competitions in our Area

These are some of the larger professional (and pro/am) competitions in our part of the US, each attracting regionally- and nationally-prominent professional dancers and amateur competitors.

Indiana Challenge – during Feb in Merrillville, IN

Saint Louis Star Ball – during March in St. Louis, MO

WI State Dancesport Championships – during April in Milw, WI

Chicago’s Crystal Ball – during June in Chicago, IL

Twin Cities Open – during July in Minneapolis, MN

Heart of American Dancesport Championships – during August in Kansas City, MO

Windy Cities Open – during August in Chicago, IL

Harvest Moon Ball Championship – during October in Chicago, IL

Ohio Star Ball – during November in Columbus, OH

All Nationally Recognized Competitions

The competitions appearing here were derived from the information available on www.ndca.org. Always confirm details with the competition organizer.

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Last Edited: 22 October 2012 at 10:16am

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