Viva Las Vegas Ballroom Competition: July 8 & 9, 2017

The Viva Las Vegas ballroom dance competition is happening once again! This is a smaller non-NDCA dancesport event.

July 8 & 9, 2017
Viva Las Vegas
Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
3570 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
http://www.worldpromotionsinc.com/VivaLasVegas.html

Day tickets are $35 each day. The evening professional show on Sunday at 7pm will feature Latin Superstars Justinas Duknauskas and Anna Kovalova. Sunday evening tickets are $40.

New Studio! Las Vegas Dancesport

2017 is the year of new studios in Las Vegas. First Dance With Me, then Arthur Murray East moved to a new location, and now we have Las Vegas Dancsport!

Las Vegas Dancesport ballroom dance studio officially opened Monday, June 5, 2017. The studio is positioned catty corner to the Walmart plaza on Fort Apache Rd across Hacienda Ave. The studio was founded by Lupe Martinez.

The studios is located at:

(Fort Apache Rd & Hacienda Ave)
5375 S Fort Apache Rd Ste 104
Las Vegas, NV 89148 (Map)
702-665-6880

2017 UNLV Desert Challenge Dance Competition

The 27th Annual Desert Challenge Intercollegiate Dancesport Championships will be held at University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) April 21 & 22, 2017 (Friday/Saturday). The competition is for students enrolled in a university, college, community college, or technical academy and offers events in both the American and International styles of dance as well as social dances including Lindy Hop, Salsa, Hustle, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango

The competition will be located at

MPE North Gym
UNLV Campus
4505 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89154

Spectator tickets are $5 for Friday Evening and $10 for all day Saturday.

For more information visit:  www.desertchallengedancesport.com

New Studio! Dance With Me

Dance With Me ballroom dance studio had it’s grand opening yesterday March 9, 2017. The studio is located in Tivoli village and is the 9th studio in the Dance With Me chain and first in the chain in Nevada. The chain was founded by Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Aleksandr Chmerkovskiy, and Jhanna Volynets and partnered with Val Chmerkovskiy, and Tony Dovolani.

The studios is located at:

(Rampart Blvd & Alta Dr)
420 S Rampart Blvd Ste 140
Las Vegas, NV 89145 (Map)
702-710-1100

Dancing with the Stars Season 24

ABC (channel 13) will be airing the 24th season of its Ballroom dancing reality show “Dancing with the Stars”. The season start date is Monday, March 20, 2017 8pm (7pm central). Missed an episode? Watch full episodes over the internet at abc.go.com/shows/dancing-with-the-stars/

BONNER BOLTON (Bull rider/model)
pro partner Sharna Burgess

CHARO (Musician and pop culture icon)
pro partner Keo Motsepe

CHRIS KATTAN (Saturday Night Live)
pro partner Witney Carson

DAVID ROSS (Pro Baseball)
pro partner Lindsay Arnold

ERIKA JAYNE (The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills / Music pop star)
pro partner Gleb Savchenko

HEATHER MORRIS (Actress Glee)
pro partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy

MR. T (Actor Rocky A-Team)
pro partner Kym Herjavec

NANCY KERRIGAN (Olympic Ice skater)
pro partner Artem Chigvintsev

NICK VIALL (The Bachelor )
pro partner Peta Murgatroyd

NORMANI KORDEI (In girl group Fifth Harmony)
pro partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy

RASHAD JENNINGS (NFL running back)
pro partner Emma Slater

SIMONE BILES (Olympic Gymnast)
pro partner Sasha Farber