Royal Palm Chapter, USA DanceUSA Dance National Qualifying Event (NQE)

Competitor Registration

Royal Palm DanceSport Championships

USA Dance National Qualifying Event (NQE) & WDSF Open

World DanceSport Federation (WDSF)

February 28-29, 2020

In Sunny South Florida

Registration Open!

The Link in the blue box above takes you to the O2cm Registration Login screen for our Competition.   Follow O2cm’s instructions there (including those at the bottom of the login screen on how to obtain the now required O2cm RIN Number for each competitor, if you have not already done so).
Please take a moment to review the Important Competitor Registration Tips below.

If you have questions on how to use O2cm,
Click Here for More Detailed Step-By-Step Instructions on How to Register via O2cm,
or e-mail us at Info@RoyalPalmDanceSport.org.   We’ll be happy to help. :)

A shuttle is provided between the Host Hotel and nearby Venue (Goldcoast Ballroom).
Shuttle Passes for Friday or Saturday (or both) can be added at Competitor Registration.
(In O2cm Step 5, be sure to scroll down in the drop-down window to find the Shuttle passes.)

Click to Reserve Now for the
Practice Rounds!
At Goldcoast Ballroom
Thursday, February 27 (6:30 PM)

Purchase Spectator Tickets Online
for your Friends & Family »

Competitors do not need to purchase Spectator Tickets for yourselves.
Your Competitor Pass covers & includes:

  • All your Entries (except WDSF & Pro/Am or Teacher/Student entries, which require an additional per Event Entry Fee);
  • Your admission to the Ballroom for all Four Sessions (Friday Daytime, Friday Evening, Saturday Daytime, and Saturday Evening)
  • Snacks and grapes on Friday Evening;
  • Hot Buffet Dinner on Saturday Evening ($25 Value), plus
  • Spectacular Professional Show during the Saturday Evening Session!

 

To all Competitors, a Note from the Organizer:
Royal Palm Chapter, USA Dance

Thank you all for the Overwhelming Response that made our February 9, 2019 NQE & WDSF Open Competition so Exciting, Energetic and Fun!

And, thank you for the Amazing Early Interest that is already making our 2020 Competition so Exciting!!   After only about 3 weeks of registration, we already have Semi-Finals Rounds in many Championship, WDSF and other Events, and Quarter-Finals in some!!   Our Entry List is growing fast!

The February 28-29, 2020 Royal Palm DanceSport Championships NQE & WDSF Open – a Two-Day and Two-Evening Competition – is going to be an even bigger and even more Exciting and Fun Event!!   It includes:

  • All the usual NQE Events (Amateur Qualifying Events) + Other Amateur Events (Amateur+ Division in O2cm),
  • FIVE WDSF Open Events (Senior I, II, III, IV Open Standard and Senior II Open Latin),
  • Fun Open Challenges, Social Dance Events, Showdance and more,
  • Events for Amateurs – Pro/Am & Teacher/ Student – Professionals,
  • A Hot Buffet Dinner (Value $25) included in your Competitor Passes, and
  • A Spectacular Professional Show by Alexander & Veronika Voskalchuk, U.S. Open Professional Ballroom Champions!! – performing by invitation of Goldcoast Ballroom, on Saturday Evening (all included in your Competitor Passes).
  • Practice Rounds on Thursday Evening, February 27, and
  • The Exciting Miami Dance Camp at Goldcoast Ballroom on Sunday, March 1!!

See our Preliminary Schedule with more detailed information.

Please take a moment to review the important Competitor Registration Tips below.

February 28-29 in Sunny South Florida!! 👍 👍

We can’t wait to see all of you at the 2020 Royal Palm DanceSport Championships NQE & WDSF Open on February 28 and 29, 2020 in Sunny South Florida!

Warmest regards,

Connie Barnhart Koontz
Organizer & President, USA Dance Royal Palm Chapter # 6016
On behalf of Lee Fox, Vice President & Co-Chair, David Koontz, Member, Organizing Committee, and our Whole Board of Directors and Organizing Team!

 

Important Competitor Registration Tips:

  • O2cm RIN Numbers & Login: The Link in the big blue box above takes you to the O2cm Registration Login screen for our Competition.   Follow O2cm’s instructions there (including those at the bottom of the login screen on how to obtain the now required O2cm RIN Number for your Account and for each competitor, if you have not already done so).

    Important Tip:

    If you and your partner have the same last name: Just obtain the RIN for yourself at https://competitor.o2cm.com/ (via the RIN Account Registration screen found there, pictured below). Then log in to your RIN Account there, and you can easily add your Partner to the same account under the “Add/Remove” Tab.

    If you and your partner have different last names: Each of you needs to set up our own RIN Account separately at https://competitor.o2cm.com/ (via the RIN Account Registration Screen pictured below), each giving your own separate e-mail address in the “Email – (Username)” blank. When you set up your separate RIN Accounts there, the second partner to do so should fill in his or her own e-mail address in the blank labeled “Email – (Username)” and fill in the e-mail address of the other partner in the blank labeled, “Associated Account.” This will make both names show up in that “Associated Account” for purposes of registration. Use that Associated Account to log in (when you click the big blue box above) to register for the Competition.
    O2cm Competitor RIN Account Registration Page - at competitor.o2cm.com

    For questions on how to use O2cm,
    Click Here for More Detailed Step-By-Step Instructions on How to Register via O2cm, or e-mail us at Info@RoyalPalmDanceSport.org.   We’ll be happy to help. :)

  • At Registration (Step 3) – Select Division:
    • WDSF” – for WDSF Events
    • Amateur Qualifying” – for all Amateur Qualifying Events
    • Amateur+” – for all other Amateur Events (those shown in blue in Chart of All Amateur Events Offered – Note: Open Challenges & Specialty/Social Dances are found in Amateur+ Division and under “All Ages” in 2nd drop-down menu for “Select Age”)
    • “Pro/Am Ladies” or “Pro/Am Gents” – for Pro/Am Events
    • “T/S Ladies” or “T/S Gents” – for Amateur Teacher/ Student Events
    • “Professional” – for Professional Events
  • At Registration (Step 5) – Be sure to scroll down in the drop-down window to see all options, and Add for each partner:
    • The applicable Competitor Pass (required for each partner). Please pay at registration or by rate deadline to qualify for the rate you select. (see Competitor Information to find the Rate Schedule for your events).
    • Shuttle Passes for Friday and/or Saturday (unlimited round trips between Host Hotel & Goldcoast Ballroom within our Shuttle Schedule – $15 per person per day if purchased by December 1; thereafter $20 per person per day).
    • Premier Seating (optional) for Friday and/or Sunday Evenings ($15 pp each night).
    • Printed Programs ($6.00 per program).
  • To Register for WDSF Events, WDSF membership is required.   To obtain a WDSF Membership ID Card, CLICK HERE.
  • To Register for USA Dance Amateur National Qualifying Events, either USA Dance Athlete Membership or WDSF Membership is required.

    »   Heads Up:   To avoid problems qualifying for USA Dance Nationals under O2cm’s new RIN System:   Be sure that each partner has entered your USA Dance Athlete Membership Number in your individual O2cm RIN Account at: https://competitor.o2cm.com/. (Click the small Login Link (upper right corner), login, Select the dancer, click the Membership Tab and enter that dancer’s Membership info (if it does not already appear there), and click Validate. Repeat for all other dancers in your account.)

    »   Also, be sure to Renew each of your USA Dance Memberships so that they will be current as of the Dates of our Competition. If your membership is current when you register, but will expire on December 31, 2019, you will need to renew it now or then, so that it will be current on the dates of our Competition.

    To qualify for USA Dance Nationals (i) each partner’s USA Dance Athlete Membership must both be entered in your O2cm RIN Account and be current as of the dates of the Competition, and (ii) you must place within the top 75% of couples in a Qualifying Event.

  • USA Dance confirms that you CAN join or renew your USA Dance Athlete Membership NOW, and it will be good until December 31, 2020.

    To renew your USA Dance membership NOW, Login to your USA Dance Account, and click the renewal link found in the yellow bar across the top of your Profile page.

    To join USA Dance as a new Athlete Member NOW, Click Here, complete the form and pay, and your new Athlete Membership will be good until December 31, 2020.   If you live in South Florida and do not have another Chapter affiliation, please designate the Royal Palm Chapter # 6016 as your Chapter, when you join. :)

  • If you have questions, please e-mail us at: Info@RoyalPalmDanceSport.org   We’ll be happy to help. :)

Click HERE to see Check-In Procedures at the Competition.

Pay your Competitor Fees Online when you Register.

To qualify for a Stated Fee Rate,
All Fees must be paid and received by the applicable Fee Deadline.
See Fees & Deadlines on Your Applicable Competitor Info page.

If you prefer to register using paper forms, See Below.

 

Thank you for registering for the
2020 Royal Palm Dancesport Championships NQE & WDSF Open!

We look forward to seeing you at the Competition!!

If you have any questions, please e-mail Info@RoyalPalmDanceSport.org

 
 

If you would prefer to register using paper Registration Forms, Pro/Am and Am T/S Teachers, CLICK HERE. Others, please contact Info@RoyalPalmDanceSport.org, to receive paper Registration Forms for our 2020 Competition by e-mail. Please specify what type of paper Registration Forms you need: For Amateur Couples, for Pro/Am or Teacher/Student Couples, or for Professional Couples.

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Disclaimer Required by USA Dance:

“No responsibility for loss or theft of articles left in changing rooms, ballrooms, hotel rooms, or other event facilities can be accepted by USA Dance. Nor can USA Dance be held liable for injury sustained by persons attending the event; it being hereby stated that persons attending the event do so at their own risk. All persons attending this event, whether as spectators, Athletes, officials, or guests of the organizer, shall be bound by the rules of USA Dance for those portions of the event sanctioned by USA Dance. All Athletes may be subject to drug testing by the WDSF or USA Dance.”

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USA Dance National Qualifying Event (NQE)

World DanceSport Federation (WDSF)

The Royal Palm DanceSport Championships NQE
February 28-29, 2020 in Sunny South Florida!!
USA Dance National Qualifying Event (NQE) & WDSF Open
Open to the World!   WDSF Open Events Included!

The Annual USA Dance Royal Palm DanceSport Competition,
sponsored & organized by USA Dance, Royal Palm Chapter # 6016, and now in it's 17th year,
is one of the most highly regarded
dancesport competitions in Florida and in the United States.
We welcome Amateur, Pro/Am, and Professional competitor couples
from around the United States, Canada, and the World!

Competition Sponsors & Principal Donors:

Vendors

Dancing Videos
Order your Videos in advance or at the Competition
Purple Tiger
Hair & Makeup - Text 941-266-1515
for Appointment (at our Host Hotel)
Moondance Studios - Photography
View & purchase your Photos
at the Competition
The Ballroom Shop 2 - Shoes, Costumes, Dancewear, Jewelry
       
Shoes, Costumes,
Dancewear, Jewelry