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Organizational Meeting

posted Jan 22, 2018, 7:53 AM by Mark Garber   [ updated Jan 22, 2018, 8:00 AM ]

Georgia DanceSport will have its first organizational meeting on-line through Google+ on Feb 7th, 9:30pm EST (Wednesday).  In order to attend the meeting you will need either a smart phone with the Google+ app or computer with a webcam.  Amongst the items to be discussed is pricing model and the addition of medal testing opportunities through WDSF, ISTD, and USA Dance.  The competition is scheduled for Sept 15, 2018 (Saturday) with possible medal exams the following day.  Because of other family and time commitments Holly Iyer has resigned for Georgia DanceSport.  Mark Garber will be assuming the position of organizer for the Georgia DanceSport Competition.  If you'd like to be kept informed about competition preparations the sign up to our mailing list at

Competition Concludes

posted Sep 18, 2017, 7:57 PM by Mark Garber

Georgia DanceSport concludes.  33 competitors competed in 53 heats.  Scholarships awarded.
Heat 9 Chicken Dance
$50—awarded Emma Gluzman courtesy of Dancing Videos
Heat 45 Silver CC-Sa-R
$70--awarded AlbertSchmukler and Isabelle Fersteyn courtesy of Peter See
$40--awarded to Even Childress and Lisa Waldron courtesy of Greg Hardwick
$30--awarded to Eric Lagostaev and Lera Legostaeva courtesy of Greg Hardwick
Solo--$30 will be awarded to Ellen Laupandine Courtesy of Greg Hardwick.

Tentative Schedule Released.

posted Aug 16, 2017, 9:01 AM by Mark Garber

The Georgia DanceSport Competition is scheduled to begin at 9:15am.  
Morning Session : Standard & Smooth
Afternoon Session : Latin & Rhythm

We are adding a couple of events which are not shown on the schedule on of which is the "chicken dance" which is restricted to baby, juvenile and preteen 1 age categories.  We'll add another suprise fun event or two at the competition.  The deadline for registration is Sept 4th midnight.  If you wish for your name to appear in the schedule then please get your registrations in by that date.

National Ballroom Dance Week - 9/15/2017-9/24/2017

posted Jul 17, 2017, 5:28 AM by Mark Garber   [ updated Jul 17, 2017, 5:30 AM ]

National Ballroom Dance Week is Sept 15, 2017 - Sept 24, 2017.  Georgia DanceSport's competition falls on Sept 16th.  Melissa Dexter and Jacomo Stacalia demonstrate a possible flash mob for this week. See the routine here.

Pricing announced Sept 16th Competition

posted Jun 30, 2017, 7:14 PM by Mark Garber

Georgia DanceSport has announced the pricing for the Sept 16 competition.

  • Adults: $70/adult regardless of the number of dances or events ($140/couple).
  • Youth:  $5/dance/youth up to $70/youth  ($10/dance/couple)
  • Teacher-Student Adult: $10/dance/person
  • Teacher-Student Youth:   $5/dance/person.
  • Solo (Youth Only) : $5/dance/person.

Competition Venue

posted May 28, 2017, 6:38 PM by Mark Garber   [ updated Jun 30, 2017, 7:20 PM ]

We interviewed the owners of Ballroom Impact which is the venue for the Georgia DanceSport Competition 2017.

Interview posted on Youtube

Competition Venue--Owner Interview.

Date for 2017 Competition

posted Dec 1, 2016, 7:40 AM by Mark Garber

The 2017 competition is scheduled for Sept 16th.  This event will be registered with USA Dance.  We are planning a 1 day event in all categories.  This event will be held at a local studio in Sandy Springs, GA.

2nd Georgia DanceSport Competition Concluded

posted May 23, 2016, 2:44 PM by Mark Garber

The 2nd Georgia DanceSport Competition concluded successfully.  Visit for competition results.

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