2017 Tentative Schedule of Events

Washington Open DanceSport Competition is a 2-day event taking place on Friday, MAY 5th and Saturday, MAY 6th at Sheraton Pentagon City in Arlington, VA.

Friday, May 5th

Friday Session 1

Starting 8:00 am

08:00AM American Rhythm Single Dance Events
11:05AM American Rhythm Multi-Dance Challenges
11:30AM American Rhythm Scholarships & World Pro/Am Dancesport Series
01:30PM End of Session

Friday Session 2

Starting 02:00PM

02:00PM International Ballroom Single Dance Events
03:35PM International Ballroom Multi-Dance Challenges
03:54PM International Ballroom Scholarships
04:20PM World Pro/Am Dancesport Series Ballroom
05:00PM End of Session

Friday Evening Session 3

Starting 07:30PM

8:00PM Professional Dance Events:
Open Professional Ballroom
Open Professional Rhythm
Professional Exhibition Showdance
10:00PM End of Session

Saturday, May 6th

Saturday Session 4

Starting 08:00AM

08:00AM American Smooth Solos & Showcase
08:09AM American Smooth Single Dance Events
10:50AM American Smooth Multi-Dance Challenges
11:35AM American Smooth Scholarships
12:04PM World Pro/Am Dancesport Series Smooth
01:45PM End of Session

Saturday Session 5

Starting 02:00PM

02:00PM International Latin Single Dance Events
03:30PM International Latin Multi-Dance Challenges, Novice, & Pre-Champ Events
03:59PM Amateur- Amateur International Ballroom & Int'l Latin Junior & Youth
04:15PM Amateur American Smooth 2-Dance Events
04:34PM Amateur American Smooth Novice, Pre-Champ, & Multi-Dance Dance Events
05:08PM Amateur American Rhythm Single Dance Events
05:19PM Amateur Fun Dance Events
05:30PM Amateur American Rhythm Multi-Dance Events
06:00PM Amateur American Rhythm Novice Dance Events
06:08PM William E. Unkle Scholarship
06:17PM Amateur International Ballroom Single & Multi-Dance Events
06:50PM End of Session

Saturday Evening Session 6

Starting 07:30PM

08:00PM Professional Dance Events:
Open Professional Latin
Open Professional Smooth
10:30PM End of Session

Riccardo Cocchi & Yulia Zagoruychenko

Congress /w World Champions
Thursday, May 4th

The #1 Ranked Professional Latin Couple in the World, Riccardo Cocchi and Yulia Zagoruychenko, will be lecturing our CONGRESS (8 Latin Workshops) this year.


1:45 pm Registration
2:00 pm Yulia: Samba Actions & Rhythms
2:45 pm Yulia: Fundamentals and Tradition of Latin-American Cha-Cha
3:30 pm Coffee Break
3:45 pm Riccardo: Pasodoble: Twist Turns, Chasse Cape
4:30 pm Riccardo: Rumba: Individual Practice Routine
5:15 pm Dinner Break
6:00 pm Yulia: Mastering The Art Of Rumba Walks
6:45 pm Yulia: Jive: Basic Action, Turns, Simple Spins, Fallaway Throwaway
7:30 pm Coffee Break
7:45 pm Riccardo: Developing In Your Body: Balance, Power, Control, Movement
8:30 pm Riccardo: Cha-Cha: All Types of Chasse and Walks
9:15 pm End of Congress