Schedule

Schedule for the 2021 Ball at the SFOpen

For a printable “tentative” schedule of Events visit our Competitors Registration page

Wednesday, March 31st

2:00pm – 11:00pm

  • 2:00 pm – 6:30pm Competitor check in at the SFOPen Office “Rancho Mirage”
  • 7:00pm – 11:00 “Open Salsa Party” with live music

    Thursday, April 1st Session 1

    8:00am-11:30pm

    Pro/Am, Student/Student & Mixed Amateur events:

    • Solo Exhibition
    • closed Am Rhythm single dance events
    • closed Am Rhythm Multi Dance Championships
    • closed Am Rhythm Bronze & Silver Best of the Best events
    • closed Am Rhythm Gentleman only Championships
    • closed Am Rhythm Scholarship events
    • New! closed Am Rhythm Bronze & Silver Global Scholarships
    • New! closed Am Rhythm Gentleman Challenge Scholarships
    • open Am Rhythm single dance events
    • open Am Rhythm Multi Dance Championships
    • New! open Am Rhythm Gentleman only Championships
    • New! open Am Rhythm Gender Neutral Championships
    • open Am Rhythm Scholarships
    • New! open Am Rhythm Gentleman Challenge Scholarships
    • New! critiqued Freestyle events – get a personalized critique from our judges!
    • closed & open Night Club events
    • closed & open Night Club Multi Dance Championships & Scholarships

     Amateur events:

    • Pre-Champ Smooth & Rhythm
    • Pre-Champ Ballroom & Latin
    • Pre-Champ Senior Smooth & Rhythm (over 35 – over 45 – over 55)
    • Open Amateur Smooth & Rhythm Championships (Scholarships)
    • Senior 1 & 2 Smooth & Rhythm Championships
    • Formation Team Championships

    Friday Matinee, April 2nd Session 2

    7:30am – 5:30pm

    SFOpen Dance Camp “Ballroom Day”

    Pro/Am , Student/Student & Mixed Amateur Smooth events:

    • closed Smooth single dance events
    • closed Smooth Multidance Championships
    • closed Smooth Bronze & Silver Best of the Best events
    • closed Smooth Scholarships & Gemtleman Challenge Scholarships
    • open Smooth single dance events
    • open Smooth Multidance Championships & Gentleman Challenge Scholarships
    • New! open Smooth Gender Neutral Championships

    Pro/Am , Student/Student & Mixed Amateur Latin Competitions:

    • closed Latin single dance events
    • closed Latin Multidance Championships
    • closed Latin Bronze & Silver Best of the Best events
    • closed Latin Scholarships & Gemtleman Challenge Scholarships
    • open Latin single dance events
    • open Latin Multidance Championships & Gentleman Challenge Scholarships
    • New! open Latin Gender Neutral Championships

    Please note: ALL OPEN PRO/AM SMOOTH & LATIN SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE DANCED IN THE EVENING SESSION with a live Orchestra!!! ( free Admission tickets)

    Friday Evening, April 2nd Session 3

    7:00pm – 11:30pm

    Pro/Am events:

    • open Pro/Am Latin Scholarships with a live Orchestra
    • New! closed Bronze & Silver Global “C” Smooth Scholarships
    • open Smooth Scholarships with a live Orchestra
    • New! open Global “C” Smooth Scholarships
    • SFOPen Invitational Pro/Am Showdance Championship

    Amateur Events:

    • Open Amateur Showdance
    • New! Pre-Teen, Junior & Youth Showdance
    • Pre-Teen & Junior Grand Slam Latin Championship (Scholarship)
    • Senior over 35 Int’l Ballroom & Latin Championships (Scholarships)
    • Amateur Latin Championships (Scholarship)

    Professional Events:

    • Rising Star Smooth
    • Rising Star Latin
    • open Professional Rhythm Championships
    • open Professional Ballroom Championships
    • SFOpen Invitational Theater Arts Championships

    Saturday, Matinee, April 3rd Session 4

    8:00am – 5:30pm

    SFOpen Dance Camp “Latin Day”
    Pro/Am, Student/Student & Mixed Amateur Int’l Ballroom events:

    • closed Intl Ballroom single Dance events
    • closed Intl Ballroom Multidance Championships
    • closed Int’l Ballroom Bronze & Silver Best of the Best events
    • closed Intl Ballroom Scholarships & Gentleman Challenge Scholarships
    • open Intl Balllroom single Dance events
    • open Intl Ballroom Multidance Championships
    • New! open Ballroom Master over 75 Multidance Championship
    • New! open Ballroom Gender Neutral Championships

    Please note: ALL OPEN PRO/AM Ballroom SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE DANCED IN THE EVENING SESSION with a live Orchestra!!! ( free Admission tickets)

    Pre-Teen, Junior, Youth , Adult Amateur & College Events:

    • closed Bronze & Silver Multidance Int’l Ballroom events
    • Pre-Novice – Novice Int’l Ballroom events
    • Pre-Championships Int’l Ballroom & Latin events (over 35)
    • Senior Pre-Championships Int’l Ballroom (over 45 – over 55 – over 65)
    • Senior 2 & 3 Ballroom & Latin Championships (Scholarships)
    • Senior Masters (over 65) Int’l Ballroom Championships (Scholarships)
    • Pre-Teen 2 Int’l Ballroom Scholarship
    • Junior 2 Int’l Ballroom Scholarship
    • closed Bronze & Silver Single Dance Int’l Latin events
    • closed Bronze & Silver Int’l Latin Multidance events
    • Pre-Teen 2 Int’l Latin Scholarships
    • Teddy Bear Int’l Latin Scholarship
    • Junior 2 Int’l Latin Scholarship events

    Please note: ALL OPEN PRO/AM Ballroom SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE DANCED IN THE EVENING SESSION with a live Orchestra!!! ( free Admission tickets)

    Saturday Evening, April 3rd Session 5

    7:30pm – 11:00pm

    Pro/Am Events events:

    • open Pro/Am Ballroom Scholarships with live Orchestra!
    • open Ballroom Gentleman Challenge Scholarships
    • Top Student – Top Teacher – Top Studio Awards

    Amateur Events:

    • Youth under 21 Int’l Latin & Ballroom Championships Scholarships
    • Pre-Teen & Junior Grand Slam Ballroom Championship Scholarship
    • Open Amateur Int’l Ballroom Championships Scholarship

    Professional Events:

    • Rising Star Rhythm
    • Rising Star Ballroom
    • open Professional Smooth Championships
    • open Professional Int’l Latin Championships

    2021 SFOpen Showcase of Champions