It is with great joy and pride that I invite you to the Eight Annual Dancesport SARASOTA CHALLENGE, on March 19 and 20, 2016.
My extraordinary team of volunteers and staff will join me to welcome you at the only AAA Four Diamond hotel in the Sarasota area, the beautiful Hyatt Regency and its stunning bay location.
Year after year, we are honored by the participation of the most talented professionals, the best esteemed celebrity officials, the most amazing and inspiring amateurs and most cheerful spectators.
The 4000 sq. ft. World Championship floor... the exquisite ballroom decor... the classy and professional service... the thrills and surprises... the pot of gold for the teachers and fabulous prizes for amateurs and professionals... all those and more make the SARASOTA CHALLENGE one of the top favorite competitions that brings dancers from all over the world.
And I am extremely proud to say that we have become one of the leaders in the One-Day Category competitions in the nation!
Make sure to attend our fabulous and informative Saturday seminars and VIP experience. Alexandra and Peter Perzhu, the current Smooth World and U.S. Champions and the International Latin Champion from Russia, Andrey Bushchik will host the workshops and reveal the secrets to their success!
In the evening, after enjoying the VIP Gourmet dinner, general dancing, Pro/Am Solos, showcases and professional shows will take on the floor.
Sunday from morning to night is the big day with the exciting Pro/Am and amateur competitions and the culmination of presentation of awards. The Hyatt Regency Master chef gourmet dinner and the dazzling world class professional shows will end in style and elegance our wonderful competition.
Last year was a smashing success and SARASOTA CHALLENGE, March 19 and 20, 2016 will be even more outstanding.
Be part of the fun, joyful friendship and terrific dancing.
SARASOTA CHALLENGE 2016 Poster