August 8, 2023
Saturday is a Special Party!!
Join us this Saturday night as we extend our dance, and feature our CBC Competitors with a few Spotlight performances throughout the evening. Cheer on the Shines Group, the AmAm Team, ProAm Competitors, Formations and more! Then stay and dance until 10:30pm!
West Coast Swing Updates!!
We've just successfully booked our next 2 months of Special Guest Instructors! On Sept 1st we're excited to invite Eric Byers to The Crystal Ballroom, then on October 6th both Evan Schreiber and Katie Fallon are coming down from Cleveland to instruct, plus they'll DJ the evening as well!
We are preparing a West Coast Swing Rally to perform in November around Columbus. Practices will be on Saturdays from 4:00-4:45pm starting in September, and the first practice will be an opportunity to decide if you'd like to be involved!!
CASH BASH Table - November 23rd - 26th is the Annual Cleveland WCS Weekend, Workshops, and Competition. We are putting a group together to go, learn, and hang out. More details coming soon!
Polka Classes start next Wednesday (August 16th!!)
Mark your calendars for Schmidt's Columbus Oktoberfest Dance Outing!!! Mallory grew up in Wisconsin attending Oktoberfest, donning her dirndl, and dancing the Polka! She is excited to share her love for German culture and dance with us! We will be hosting Polka Prep Classes on Wednesday evenings starting August 16th. Then everyone can meet on Saturday September 9th at Noon at Oktoberfest to dance to Mike and the Polkaholics!!
Congrats to all of our Summer Membership Competitors!
After 6 Weeks of Competition, anyone could still win this!!
1st: Teresa Trees - 29 Visits
2nd: Mark Oakley - 26 Visits
3rd: Jianli Bick - 25 Visits
4th: Randy Iske - 21 Visits
5th: Henry Fang & Sidney Wu - 18 Visits Each
6th: Courtney Dragovich - 17 Visits
Vote/Donate online for your favorite Dance Team
We have 3 Crystal Ballroom Teams this year!
Every $1 is a vote... $40 feeds a family, so I'd like to challenge each and every one of you to feed at least one family this Thanksgiving!!
In Studio Fundraiser Dance!!
Mark September 8th from 7pm-8:30pm on your calendar!
All proceeds from this dance will benefit
the Byron Saunders Foundation!
$15 Cash or $10 Cash plus Canned Goods! You choose which Crystal Ballroom team gets the votes!
Dancing with Columbus Stars Fundraising Event
This event is at Villa Milano on September 15th, 2023
Reserve your spot at one of our tables now!! The sooner you reserve, the better the table location!!!
We are reserving tables based on who chooses to purchase tickets with us. Your ticket purchase will be split evenly between the 3 Crystal Ballroom teams and you'll get a chance to sit with our group for the event.
VIP Tickets are $150 (feed 3 families with this donation)
Sponsored Table Tickets are $100 (feed 2 families with this donation)
BUY TICKET HERE!! (or Call The Crystal Ballroom 614-505-8698)
CBC Dancesport Competition
We have 21 people going to CBC representing The Crystal Ballroom!
This competition is at the Hilton in Polaris from August 17th-19th. We are excited to be represented in Club, Smooth, Rhythm, Standard, Formations, Shines, and Solos!!! Plan to come and support your friends at this event!
We have a sign up for anyone who would like to purchase spectator tickets to sit with us! We'll have the most going on as a studio on Friday Morning/Afternoon, (Formations, Solo, Rhythm Competition, Rhythm Shines) Although, we will also be having fun Thursday night with Club Night, and Saturday with Smooth. Friday and Saturday Evening are the Professional Events where you can see Cedric and Mallory take the floor in Rhythm!
Thursday August 17th
$65 4-PreComp Seminars Plus Costume Club Night (dress as your favorite music artist)
Friday August 18th
$25 Day Session - Rhythm, Solos, Formations, Standard
$55 Evening Session - Rising Star Professional Competition
Saturday August 19th
$25 Day Session - Smooth
$65 Evening Session - Open Professional Competition
Text me at 614-526-9444 to secure your ticket!! (advance tickets will most likely have seating near the Crystal Ballroom table!) Tickets can be purchased in advance with us, or at the door!
This Friday the instructors will be out on the town as Ballroom Dance Hosts at a local event, so enjoy your Friday off.
Saturday is our fantastic Saturday night party at 8pm, preceded by two levels of Rumba Class!
Let's all connect through dance at The Crystal Ballroom Dance Center!
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