Competitive Programs

Interested in becoming a ballroom dance competitor?  Just ask us about more information on how to get a personal pathway to obtain your goal.  We offer competitive programs for pre-teen/juniors through adults.  DanceSport is the name for competitive ballroom dancing.  DanceSport competitions range from a variety of different title calibers and from small to large.  Are you interested in competing but do not have a partner?  We can work with you on competing in the Professional-Amateur division.  Pro-Am category in DanceSport is where the amateur is being judged and the professional is there to assist you in looking your best.  Amateur-Amateur division is a competition in which you and your partner are judged together and in relation against other Am-Am couples. There are a wide variety of divisions, classifications, and skill levels to ensure you compete against other dancers of similar nature.

Age Divisions:


Every competition can have slightly different age divisions. Listed below is one example of Pro-Am age categories:

  • Pre-Teen: 11 & younger

  • Junior: 12-15

  • Youth/A1: 16-30

  • A2: 31-40

  • A3: 41-50

  • B1: 51-60

  • B2: 61-70

  • C1: 71-80

  • C2: 81+

Dance Styles:

Competitors choose the style(s) that they will compete. Listed below are the major dance categories:

  • American Rhythm (Cha-Cha, Rumba, East Coast Swing, Bolero & Mambo)

  • American Smooth (Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot & Viennese Waltz)

  • International Standard (Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot & Quickstep)

  • International Latin (Cha-Cha, Samba, Rumba, Pasodoble & Jive)

Skill Divisions:

Competitors are limited to specific steps for each skill level of the competition. Skill divisions are divided by syllabus levels.  Your instructor will teach and advise you of your appropriate competition level syllabus in preparation for your competition.

Skill levels examples are:

  • Newcomer

  • Pre-Bronze

  • Intermediate Bronze

  • Full Bronze

  • Open Bronze

  • Pre-Silver

  • Intermediate Silver

  • Full Silver

  • Open Silver

  • Pre-Gold

  • Intermediate Gold

  • Full Gold

  • Open Gold

  • Open Gold Star

Ballroom Arts Dance Studio

2 South Main Street 

Suite 202 

Watkinsville, GA 30677

Telephone:  706-248-3003  I

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