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)

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

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