Announcing the first annual Kansas City Dance Classic, September 7, 2013

For Immediate Release

Contact: Matt and Ellen Pansing, Organizers Phone: 913-522-7449 email: Website:

Announcing the first annual Kansas City Dance Classic, September 7, 2013    Amateur Ballroom Dance Competition

  Overland Park, KS --Introducing the Kansas City Dance Classic: The first annual all-amateur ballroom dance competition in the Kansas City area will take place Saturday, September 7, 2013. This exciting event will be held at Camelot Ballroom, Overland Park, Kansas.  Competitors will include amateur dancers from all over the United States. Competitors will have the opportunity to compete in both American and International styles of ballroom dance.

The schedule is not final until the day of the event.  Here are approximate times: 9:00 AM - International Latin (Samba, Cha-Cha, Rumba, Paso Doble, Jive) 9:50 AM - American Rhythm (Cha-Cha, Rumba, Swing, Bolero) 12:20 PM - Open/Fun Dances (West Coast Swing, Hustle, Salsa, Night Club 2 Step, Argentine Tango) 1:05 PM - International Ballroom (Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep) 2:50 PM - American Smooth (Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz) 5:30 PM - Conclusion of competitive dance events 5:40-6:40 PM - Workshop "Setting Priorities in Smooth and Rhythm: What is Most Important?" 7:30 PM - Evening dance and showcase performances Saturday evening entertainment will include social dancing and dance showcases by USA Dance National Championship Winners Mike and Rose-Ann Lynch, of Fredericksburg, VA.. Each of their showcases will be a combination of American Smooth and International Standard.  Mike and Rose-Ann are the current and five-time USA Dance Senior II Smooth National Champions, the 2012 USA Dance Smooth Senior I National Champions, and have Regional titles in both Smooth and Standard in the open championship categories. Mike is originally from Kansas City, Missouri.

Event Details Who: Amateur ballroom dancers and spectators??What: Amateur ballroom dance competition, showcases, class and social dance??Where: Camelot Ballroom?6635 W 151st Street?Overland Park, KS 66223??When: September 7, 2013 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m day session 7:30 p.m. evening session

Media?Members of the media are welcome.

General Public Tickets are available at the door. Spectators Fees: $10 for Saturday Day Pass $15 for Saturday Night Pass $20 for Saturday Day and Night Pass


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