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Open to the World - This Competition Welcomes Amateur, Professional, Pro/Am and Teacher/Student Couples from All Countries!!

Open to the World - This Competition Welcomes Amateur, Professional, Pro/Am and Teacher/Student Couples from All Countries!!


Now in its 16th Year, The Royal Palm DanceSport Competition – is one of the most highly regarded all-amateur dancesport competitions in South Florida and in the USA.

Sponsored by USA Dance, Royal Palm Chapter, the Competition takes place
at Goldcoast Ballroom, one of the premier ballrooms in the USA,
located less than 7 miles (about 10 km) from the Ocean
in Sunny South Florida –
one of the most popular Vacation Destinations of the world.

Goldcoast Ballroom has a wonderful solid, floating oak dance floor that measures
larger than the full 40 ft X 60 ft regulation competition size.

The Competition is organized and sponsored by USA Dance, Royal Palm Chapter.

This Competition is Open to the World!!

We welcome Amateur and Teacher/ Student couples
from All Countries in the World!!

We invite you to participate if you and your partner* are members of

  • USA Dance, Or
  • Any Affiliated or Similar Organization in another Country.

* Pros in Teacher/ Student couples do NOT need to be members of USA Dance or any affiliated organization.

This Competition is governed by the Competition Rules of USA Dance, which are consistent with the Competition Rules of WDSF. WDSF Syllabus Figures are allowed.
Easy and Economical Travel Arrangements
To This Vacation Destination:

Air Travel.   Our Competition Venue is located close to the Fort Lauderdale International Airport and only about 30 miles from the Miami International Airport. Most major airlines of the World fly to these International Airports. Many offer attractive round-trip fares from cities around the World to these International Airports. Check with your travel agent or online travel booking services.

For more information on air travel and ground transportation, See Transportation – Flights and Ground Transportation.

Hotels.   A Special Discount is available to Competitors at High Quality Local Hotels.

For more information on Hotels and Travel Arrangements, see Hotel and Transportation.

Top Ocean Beach Resorts Nearby – Plan Your Vacation.   Many Top Ocean Beach Resort Hotels (several Five Star) are also located close to our Competition Venue – within easy driving distance.

For Tourist Information on South Florida, to help you Plan your Special “Winter Frolic” Vacation in the Sun, see Plan Your Vacation: Guide to Sunny South Florida – The Ultimate Vacation Destination.


You can Easily Register Online for the Competition.

If you have any questions, please feel free to Contact Us


Open to the World - 2017 - 761 X 370


Count Down to Our Next Competition -- Please Save the Dates -- January 28-30, 2022!!

USA Dance National Qualifying Event (NQE)

World DanceSport Federation (WDSF)

The Royal Palm DanceSport Championships NQE
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,                                      
now in it's 18th 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!

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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)
Stephen Marino Photography
Competition Photographer
Stop by our Table for Event Specials
MK Style - Tail Suits, Tuxedos, Accessories
World-Class Tail Suits,
Tuxedos, Accessories
The Ballroom Shop - Dancesear, Shoes, Costumes, Jewelry
Dancewear, Dance Shoes,
Costumes, Jewelry
Sun Island Tours & Transportation
Our Shuttle Provider - See Shuttle Schedule
Call for private tours or transport