Thursday, August 27, 2009

Pacific Grand Ball is expanding

New events have been added to the schedule:
  • Same Sex Events (please use the same forms to enter & mark same sex competition on the entry forms). The online registration form will be updated by 8/31 to reflect this new category.
  • Argentine Tango is added to the 9/27 Premier Ballroom Studio Open to Public Club Dance Competition.
Other updates to the schedule and the levels offered:
  • Mixed Level Proficiency events have been eliminated
  • Pro/Am Scholarships for all levels and all styles will be Open age group and Unisex.
  • Age Division A, B and C for Pro/Am Multi-Dance championships per style, per level have been added.
  • Amateur Category names have been updated to parallel NDCA categories.
  • Junior and Youth Prechamp to Open events have moved to the Evening Session on Sat, 9/26.
  • A Videography Session Pass may be purchased at the door for $20. Bring your own camcorder, buy a pass and you can tape for one session (you must purchase daytime and evening session passes separately). Videotaping is only allowed for Amateur and Pro/Am events. Videotaping of the Professional Show is strictly prohibited.
  • The number of dances has been changed for the Pro/Am Multi-Dance, Scholarship and the Amateur Silver/Gold to Prenovice. Please check Online Registration for up-to-date information
Please contact our team via email at or call 510-683-9228 (1pm-9pm daily) or 510-501-2925 (Laura’s cell phone) if you have any questions, concerns, or notice any discrepancies.

Looking forward to seeing you on the dance floor in less than a month!

The Pacific Grand Ball Team

Monday, August 17, 2009

Photo Coverage for Pacific Grand Ball and more...

We're thrilled to introduce an innovative (and affordable) way to get Pacific Grand Ball's photo coverage!

George Chen (Bay Area's own Dance Scientist) is the official photographer for Pacific Grand Ball on Saturday, 9/26. And he's offering an amazing value -- for only $25 you can purchase a DVD containing ALL full size photos from the competition, as well as video highlights from the event. Simply add your order to your ticket and registration order form and you're set!

Online Registration available 8/22
We apologize for any inconvenience. In the meantime, please send checks payable to Pacific Grand Ball along with your entry forms and ticket & registration summary to:

Premier Ballroom Studio
4181 Cushing Parkway
Fremont CA 94539

New Amateur categories
Please review the Amateur Ballroom Registration Forms for updated categories. We hope this will help you find the right category. Download the form from the Registration page.

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That's all from the hot news we've got for now - see you in September--til then... happy dancing!

Pacific Grand Ball's Organizers