Competition

The London Gala Ball would like to invite all competitive Pro-Am couples to take onto the floor at the beautiful Porchester Hall, which boasts a large beautiful ballroom with sprung wooden floor, chandeliers, red carpet and everything to make it a glamorous occasion. You can watch showreel of this event to get the true flavour.

The competition is for International Style Ballroom, Latin, American Smooth and Show Dance, and we welcome everyone irrespective of association and qualifications.

COMPETITION CATEGORIES for 17 March 2018

  • BALLROOM Bronze W, T
  • BALLROOM Silver W, T, Q
  • BALLROOM Gold W, T, Q, F
  • LATIN Bronze S, R
  • LATIN Silver Ch, S, R
  • LATIN Gold Ch, S, R, J
  • AMERICAN SMOOTH Bronze W, T
  • AMERICAN SMOOTH Silver W, T, F
  • AMERICAN SMOOTH Gold W, T, VW, F
  • SHOW DANCE Ballroom
  • SHOW DANCE Latin

AGE CATEGORIES

  • 45 and under
  • 46 and over

FEES & COMPETITION ENTRY

CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES 19 FEBRUARY 2018

Admission Ticket – £20 Book now

Doors will open at 9.00am. Exact running times will be shared closer to the event.

Adjudicators: Peter Maxwell, Andrew Sinkinson, Irina Galperina, Max Sinitsa, Tatiana Seliverstova

DJ – Nick Kelly

COMPETITION RULES
One student can enter two consecutive levels per category.
A student can also enter a lower age category.
No partner change during heats.
Bronze routines must adhere to the WDC restricted syllabus.
No lifts are permitted at any level, apart from the Show Dance.
No dress restrictions, except proper dance shoes must be worn.
Show Dance:
One Pro-Am couple is dancing at a time to their chosen music.
Length of the routine should be between 2 and 2.5min, including intro.
Choreography should contain at least 70% of Ballroom or Latin styles.
Lifts are allowed and should be performed in a safe manner under full responsibility of the professional partner.
Each couple will get a professional video of their performance.
The Show Dance winners will perform during the Dinner Dance in the evening

Please get in touch with any questions

COMPETITION RESULTS of 2017 are available HERE

Max Sinitsa and Tatiana Seliverstone – world American Smooth Finalists – will run a Masterclass on Sunday 18 March. Don’t miss out!!!! More information HERE…