Phoenix DanceSport Challenge

Event Information

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Saturday March 23 – Sunday March 24

Event Information

Two Days of Competition

Amateur-Amateur events on Saturday, March 23rd
Teacher-Student events on Sunday, March 24th
Doors open at 7:30 AM.
Competition begins at 8:30 AM.

Registration (CLOSED)
Photo © Cathy Marshall, Feb 2018


Heat Lists

Heat lists are posted on the o2cm website. View the heat lists here.

Heat Changes

Any change you wish to make from this point forward must be done at the event by completing a drop/add form. Change Forms will be available at the DROP/ADD desk located near the on-deck area.

Competition Information

– Doors open at 7:30 AM on both Saturday and Sunday.
– Competition starts at 8:30 AM on both days.
– Please plan to arrive in the ballroom at least 45 minutes before your designated heat time.
– TWO HEATS before you scheduled event, check in with the Deck Captain so they know you are ready to dance.
– Monitors will be available in the ballroom to help you track the current, upcoming heats and re-calls.
– For your convenience, Heat Sheets will be included in your participation packets.

food and drink accommodations

–  ASU Cafeteria Hours: 9 AM to 3 PM & 4:30 PM  to 7 PM
– Starbucks Hours: (opens mid-morning)
– Jamba Juice Hours: 10 AM to 11 PM in the ASU complex.
Flyers will be available in your packets.

Thank you for participating in our competition and we wish you a fun-filled day of dancing!

Competition Committee

Support Our Vendors

Make-up and Hair (Available for the event Saturday and Sunday)
IM Couture
Marietta Nedyalkova
Call 602-405-5811 for appointments                             

Super Shag

LipSense (Lipstick)

Dance-related Consignments
Phoenix USA Dance Chapter 4033

Spectators Welcome

All Day General Admission is $10.00 for ages 12 and up. Age 11 & under – free.  *Cash preferred.*
 may be purchased at the door on each day of the event or with your registration payment. Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

International Style

Standard – Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Slow Foxtrot, Quickstep

Latin – Samba, Cha Cha, Rumba, Paso Doble, Jive

American Style

Smooth – Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz

Rhythm – Cha Cha, Rumba, East Coast Swing, Bolero, Mambo

Social & Specialty Dance Styles

Bachata, Salsa, Merengue, Hustle

Nightclub Two-Step, West Coast Swing, Argentine Tango

Formation Team Performances

Choreographed group routines/performances. (Entries open to all styles of dance.)


Prize money for Scholarships will be available for winners in the Bronze, Silver and Open levels of Scholarship events, subject to rules and guidelines.

Visit to see the various levels of membership or to apply for membership.

Teachers/Professionals are not required to be members to participate.

Adult/Senior competitors are required to hold an active membership. The Social Dancer Membership level will suffice to participate in this competition.

Pre-Teen through Collegiate competitors (age 25 and under with ID) have two options:

  1. Hold an active membership, OR
  2. Pay a one-time $10 non-member participation fee.

A one-time non-member participation fee of $10 can be paid online via O2CM registration or by completing and submitting payment with the registration packet.

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Event photos by Cathy Marshall and Tho. X. Bui