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California Competitions and Events

This is a listing of competitions, whether organized by USA Dance chapters, colleges, or professionals, in California for 2016.

Information for events sanctioned by NDCA can be found at We offer this listing for your convenience!

If we have a separate calendar listing for any event, it will include a link to the event's web page and will be noted like this: *c

February 10-14: California Open; Costa Mesa

February 20: Mustang Ball; Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo *c

February 27: Journey DanceSport Tournament; Long Beach *c

March 11-13: High Desert Dance Classic; Lancaster *c

March 19: Phoenix USA DanceSport Challenge; Phoenix, AZ *c (sneaking this one in here because it is the closest chapter-hosted event!)

April 1-3: San Francisco Open

April 6-10: San Diego Ballroom Beach Bash

April 16: Orange Blossom Ball; Riverside *c

April 27-May 1: Emerald Ball; Los Angeles

June 4: Allstar Dance Challenge; San Jose

June 9-12: Great Gatsby Gala Dance Sport Championships; San Diego

July 7-10: Desert Classic; Palm Desert

July 29-31: International Grand Ball; Burlingame

August 31-Sept. 4: Embassy Ballroom Championships; Irvine

Sept. 24: Pacific Grand Ball; San Francisco

October 7-9; Orange County DanceSport Challenge; Irvine

October 14-16: San Francisco Autumn Dance Classic

October 26-30: Hollywood DanceSport Championships; Burbank

November 12: Diamond Classic; San Jose

November 25-27: California Star Ball; Los Angeles