Open Events

  • One-Dance Events:
    West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, Nightclub Two-Step, Country Western Two-Step, Country Western Waltz
  • Line Dance Events:  These are free and don’t require advance registration!
    • Beginning – Mambo Moves
    • Intermediate – Clap, Clap, Clap
  • Luck-of-the-Draw:
    West Coast Swing, Nightclub Two-Step, Argentine Tango and Country 2-Step–also free with no registration required!

One-Dance Proficiency Events
(Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced & Pro-Am)

  • International Standard
  • International Latin
  • American Smooth
  • American Rhythm
  • Salsa (on 1) and Bachata

Multi-Dance Events
(all are offered in both International & American styles)

  • Beginners 2-dance:
  • Senior 2-dance
  • Student/Teacher 3-dance

Note: we are not running separate heats for 9-dance and 10-dance events this year.  Couples who compete in both graded Smooth and Rhythm, or  Standard and Latin, will be automatically judged and awarded titles accordingly for 9- and 10- dance events.

Graded, Open and Other Events

  • Argentine Tango
  • American Smooth
  • American Rhythm
  • International Standard
  • International Latin
  • Show Dance
  • Formation Team

Our top quality team of professionals on the day of competition

2018 Judging Panel

Benjamin Soencksen
Diana Sirkus
Eddie Alba
Lee Fox (Head Judge)
Michael Babineaux
Robin Horn
Tonia Kosivich

Argentine Tango Judges

Daniel Peters
Nora Olivera

Salsa & Bachata Judges

Ava Apple
Carolyn Barreno
Tianne Frias


  • On-Deck Captain: Kieren Jameson
  • DJ & Scrutineer: Ava Kaye
  • Daytime MC: Sharon Washington
  • Evening MC: Zoe Balfour
Lee, Diana & Diane ~a sampling of our esteemed judging panel
Lee, Diana & Diane ~a sampling of our esteemed judging panel


Just Dance Ballroom
2500 Embarcadero
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 436-9888