Lunch on the Day of the Competition

Lunch will be available for purchase - Check Back for more Info

Lunch will be available for purchase in the Ballroom. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Lunch is on your own – not included in the Competitor Entry Fees or Spectator Fees.

A short Lunch Break may be provided between the Morning and Afternoon Sessions of the Competition, depending upon time available. If a Lunch Break is possible, the Ballroom floor will be available for practice and warm-up during the Break.

See below for a list of restaurants in the vicinity of our Venue, Goldcoast Ballroom.

Bottles of water will be available in the Ballroom.

Buffet Dinner Opening the Evening Session – Included!

A Buffet Dinner at Goldcoast Ballroom starting at 6:30 pm – before our Evening Session – is included in your Competitor Pass! (Unless you are dancing only in Specialty/ Social Dances at a reduced fee, in which case you can purchase your Evening Spectator Ticket with or without Dinner, on the Spectator Tickets page of this website.)

Check back for more information on the Buffet Dinner!

Food & Dining on your own:

A few restaurants are located within walking distance, and several excellent restaurants are located within easy driving distance of Goldcoast Ballroom, our Competition venue, or close to the Hotels listed on this site.

Here are a few suggestions:

In the Same Shopping Center where Goldcoast Ballroom is Located:

There are three small restaurants located a few doors away from Goldcoast Ballroom, in the same shopping Center:

  • MCK Fusion Cafe (Latin American fare), a few doors down (farther South).
  • Magnolia Wok (for take-out Chinese food) next door (South of Goldcoast Ballroom), and
  • Swirl Wine Bistro, with appetizers and light meals right next door (North of Goldcoast Ballroom) – generally not speedy.

Near Goldcoast Ballroom (Walking Distance Away – though a fairly long walk):

» A Publix Supermarket with Deli is located just south of Goldcoast Ballroom in an adjacent shopping center (walking distance):

Publix Supermarket & Deli
4849 Coconut Creek Pkwy
Coconut Creek, FL 33063-3944
Telephone: (954) 975-2490

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Publix near Goldcoast

» A Subway Restaurant/ Sandwich Shop. We recommend this Great & FAST – Sandwich Shop/ Deli. It is located in the same Shopping Center with Publix – though a longer walk, but very short drive (see map).
Subway Restaurant
4967 Coconut Creek Pky
Space #60 Coconut Creek Plaza
Coconut Creek, FL 33063, USA
Telephone: 954-979-7886

Subway - Foot Long Sandwiches

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Subway Sandwich Shop near Goldcoast Ballroom






» Bella Roma Pizzeria & Restaurant – Restaurant + Accept Orders for Pick-up & Delivery (See map for walking and driving directions, distance and time)

Bella Roma Pizzeria & Restaurant
4301 Coconut Creek Pkwy
Coconut Creek, FL 33066
Telephone: 954-978-8800

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Bella Roma Pizzaria & Restaurant






A Short Driving Distance from Goldcoast Ballroom in Coconut Creek – if you have more time:

» Check out some of the 14 Restaurants and Cafes located at the Promenade Shopping Center, 4443 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek, FL 33073, just about 3 miles North of Goldcoast Ballroom on Lyons Road.

» See TripAdvisor’s list of : Restaurants in Coconut Creek

» For casual and quick cuisine (no frills) near Goldcoast Ballroom, some dancers suggest:

Sirloin (Image courtesy of Wikipedia Commons)Lester’s Diner
4701 Coconut Creek Parkway
Margate, FL 33063
Phone: (954) 979-4722
A quite reasonably priced “no-frills” diner located only about 1 mile from Goldcoast Ballroom:

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Lester's Diner

Restaurants for a More Leisurely Dinner or for Lunch on Another Day:

Boca Raton

Enjoy a drive about 12 miles North from our Competition venue, and see the beautiful, Mediterranean Boca Raton, Florida.

One of our High Quality Competition Hotels, the Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center is located in Boca Raton, about 12 miles from Goldcoast Ballroom, our Competition venue.

Boca Raton has a myriad of good restaurants – for a more leisurely lunch or dinner.

» See TripAdvisors list of: Restaurants in Boca Raton.

» See also Zagat’s list of the 10 Hottest Restaurants in Boca Raton.

» Some dancers recommend:
Max’s Grille in Mizner Park, Boca Raton
“a modern american bistro” – Great food (reservations suggested)
Eat indoors or outdoors, and enjoy a stroll in the glamorous Mizner Park shopping area, with its beautiful Spanish Colonial architecture by Addison Mizner.

In the Fort Lauderdale Beach Area

» See TripAdvisor’s: Fort Lauderdale Beach Restaurants

» For an excellent restaurant with spectacular views, right on the Ocean, some dancers recommend:

Seawatch on the Ocean

SeaWatch Restaurant On The Ocean
6002 North Ocean Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33308
Phone: 954.781.2200

About 12 miles from Goldcoast Ballroom


Downtown Fort Lauderdale & The Greater Fort Lauderdale Area

Fancy Fish Entre (Image courtesy of Wikipedia Commons)Visit downtown Fort Lauderdale and stroll on the glamorous Las Olas Boulevard. While there, enjoy dinner or lunch:

» Some dancers recommend:

Any of the Award-Winning Restaurants on Las Olas Boulevard recommended on the website of the Riverside Hotel on Las Olas.


» Timpano
Less formal; bistro atmosphere. Great food – lunch or dinner

» See also, Zagat’s Guide to the Best Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale

Restaurants and Night Spots in Miami and Miami Beach

» For restaurants and night spots in the Miami area, see Zagat’s Guide to Miami Restaurants & Night Spots.


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Count Down to Our Next Competition - February 9, 2019


The Royal Palm DanceSport Championships NQE
on February 9, 2019 in Sunny South Florida will be the

First National Qualifying Event (NQE) of USA Dance in Florida!!
The Annual USA Dance Royal Palm DanceSport Competition - now in it's 16th 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!

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