23rd Annual OSU DanceSport Classic
Registration for the competition is now open!
Student Fee (must present valid student ID)........$40.00 (register as Student)
Adult and Non-Student Fee ...................................$50.00 (register as Adult)
We will only run one event for the following dances. Anyone from newcomer through gold may sign up, but they will all be closed syllabus:
Registration closes at 11:59pm on Tuesday, April 9th.
Scrutineer: Larry May
Music: Terry Cavanaugh
We are very pleased to be able to once again use the beautiful new Archie Griffin Ballroom in the Ohio Union. The 23rd Annual DanceSport Classic is Saturday, April 13th, 2013. There will be a practice party on Friday, April 12th, 2013 from 7:30-10:30pm in meeting rooms 1 and 2 on the first floor of the Ohio Union. Competitors are allowed and encouraged to pick up their registration packets during the practice party.
The Ohio Union address is:
1739 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43210
You can also look up directions here.
We ask that the use of costumes is reserved for the gold level and above. Otherwise, please follow USADance dress guidelines.
7:00am-8:00am Registration and Practice
8:00am-10:30am American Smooth
10:30am-12:30pm International Standard
12:30-1:00 Open Smooth/Standard/Awards
1:45-3:45 American Rhythm
3:45-5:45 International Latin
5:45-6:15 Open Latin/ Rhythm/Awards
6:15-7:00 Fun Dances
7:00-8:00 Ballroom Basics Dance Workshop
OPEN EVENTS: AMERICAN SMOOTH
OPEN EVENTS: INTERNATIONAL STANDARD
- Lunch -
OPEN EVENTS: AMERICAN RHYTHM
OPEN EVENTS: INTERNATIONAL LATIN
Come cheer for your favorite school or couple! OSU students, staff, and faculty may spectate for free with a valid BuckID. Children under 10 may also enter for free.
All others may purchase tickets at the door for $5, or for free with a canned food donation. For directions to the Archie Griffin Ballroom, please click here, or see the Venue/Directions tab on this page.
There are a number of places to eat within the Ohio Union as well as nearby on High Street.
Restaurants in the Union: Union Market, Woody’s, Sloopy’s & Espress-OH
Restaurants on High Street, across the street from the Union: Subway, Chipotle, Raising Cane’s, Pizza by the Slice, Red Robin’s Burger Works, Waffle House, Apollo’s, Mark Pi’s, Five Guys, Panera, Eddie George’s, Mad Mex, Kildare’s and many others!
Parking in the garage adjacent to the Union is the most convenient for both spectators and dancers. Directions and information about garage pricing can be found here. It is also free to park on most off-campus side streets on the weekend, but we advise that you read the parking signs closely or you will be towed or ticketed.
DanceSport at OSU will provide limited housing to dancers on a first-come first-served basis. If you or team is interested, please fill out this form to request housing:
There are also many hotels nearby, including:
If you would like information on other hotels, here is a link to several others, or feel free to contact the presidents at email@example.com.
Please direct all monetary questions (pricing, PayPal, etc.) to our treasurers, Vince Serio (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Aaron Ebbinghaus (email@example.com).
Please direct all questions about the website to our webmaster Robby Breetz (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please direct all other questions to our vice presidents, Carolyn Reis (email@example.com) and Erin McAuliffe (firstname.lastname@example.org), or to our presidents Evan Schreiber and Marc Frenger at email@example.com.
See you April 13th!