Event Venue

The Competition Venue for the February 9, 2019 Royal Palm DanceSport Championships – NQE – will be the magnificent and nationally renowned Goldcoast Ballroom & Event Center in Coconut Creek (near Fort Lauderdale), Florida:

Goldcoast Ballroom

Goldcoast Ballroom
1415 Lyons Road
Coconut Creek, Florida 33063
Tel: (954) 979-0770

Website: www.GoldcoastBallroom.com

See Map and Driving Directions Below »

Goldcoast Ballroom is nationally and internationally known as is known as one of the Premier Ballrooms & Event Centers of the United States. It features a fabulous 42′ X 68′ floating oak (seamless) dancefloor and spacious and comfortable seating for up to 500 people at round tables for 10 around the perimeter of the dancefloor, as well as small side practice floors, a full kitchen, bar, and other amenities on site.

Both Day and Evening Sessions of the Competition will take place at the beautiful Goldcoast Ballroom. A special group rate will be provided for our Competitors in a nearby high quality hotel, with shuttle service available. Both Lunch and a Dinner Buffet will be served at Goldcoast Ballroom.

Our Evening Session, following the Dinner Buffet, will include not only Championship Events, Cabaret, Theatrical Ballroom, some fun Challenges, and Professional Events, but also a Spectacular Performance by one of the Very Top Professional Couples in the United States and the World! You won’t want to miss this!!

See Tentative Schedule.

Please mark your Calendars, and join us for an uplifting and fun time of Superb Dancing in Sunny South Florida on February 9, 2019 – at the First NQE of USA Dance in Florida!!

Goldcoast Ballroom - Magnificent 45' X 65' Floating Oak Dance Floor

Goldcoast Ballroom – Magnificent 42′ X 68′ Full Competition-Size Floating Oak Dance Floor

Goldcoast Ballroom is owned by Jeff Sandler and Vinny Munno, both of whom are themselves accomplished ballroom dancers. Vinny Munno presides as the Music Director and Excellent DJ at our Competitions. For more pictures and videos showing Goldcoast Ballroom, see the Goldcoast Ballroom website.

Goldcoast Ballroom is open and available to the public for private practice (at a reasonable floor fee of $17.00 per couple per hour), private lessons or group classes every day of the week. And, the Ballroom offers ballroom social dances, open to the public, every Sunday evening, Tuesday evening, Wednesday afternoon, Friday evening, and many Saturday evenings. See the Goldcoast Ballroom Calendar for details.


Goldcoast BallroomIf you wish to practice and try out the dance floor before our Competition, see our Tentative Schedule for the 2019 Competition as to times when the Ballroom floor will be available for private practice and public dance events on the two days before the Competition and on the day of the Competition.

Your Competitor Entry Fees include the right to practice and try out the floor (without additional charge) on the morning of the Competition, Saturday, February 9, 2019, between 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM. A smaller practice floor may be available during the Competition.

For all Championship Events, immediately prior to the commencement of each elimination round, a one-minute warm-up period on the actual competition floor will be provided to (and restricted to) all entrants in that round, with correct tempo music for the first dance in such round, in accordance with USA Dance DanceSport Rule 5.9.2.

In addition, warm-up on the main floor may also be permitted during breaks between Divisions, Lunch Break, or any General Dancing Breaks, depending upon the number of Heats and whether the Competition is running on Schedule. For more information see Event/ Venue Info for Competitors, and see Tentative Schedule for the 2019 Competition.

Location: Map and Driving Directions

Goldcoast Ballroom is located at:

Goldcoast Ballroom
1415 Lyons Road
Coconut Creek, Florida 33063
Tel: (954) 979-0770

For a Map and Driving Directions to Goldcoast Ballroom,
see the Contact Us page of the Goldcoast Ballroom Website.


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Count Down to Our Next Competition - February 28-29, 2020

USA Dance National Qualifying Event (NQE)

World DanceSport Federation (WDSF)

The Royal Palm DanceSport Championships NQE
on February 9, 2019 in Sunny South Florida was the
First USA Dance National Qualifying Event (NQE) in Florida!!
Open to the World!   WDSF Open Standard 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, Teacher/ Student, and Professional competitor couples
from around the United States, Canada, and the World!

Competition Sponsors & Principal Donors:


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