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This year we are planning trips to Blackpool UK, Australia, Asia (including the Singapore Open Championships) and the USA
Attending Blackpool UK in May were:
Graham & Tina
Then we had Las Vegas in December
in between these trips Kingsley judged in Australia, China, Japan, Malaysia and USA
if you would like to join us on any of these trips as a dancer, supporter or just for fun let us know. The more the merrier!
Kingsley attended Blackpool as the New Zealand representative for a series of meetings as well as attending the Mecca of Competition Ballroom Dancing at the Empress Ballroom of the Wintergardens. Through 2017 he judged at International Championships in Australia, Malaysia, China and America, some of our competition dancers travelled to these countries with him, and we had 2 Studio group trips planned, they were ....
May - Blackpool UK
October - Honolulu Hawaii
Our dancers in the first ever Pro/Am Blackpool Championships achieved fantastic results with Trish Clapham, Ellen Shek and Aubry Ma making Finals against dancers from around the world
Apart from enjoying the sun and cocktails of Honolulu our dancers once again exceeded expectations and brought home more awards from this enjoyable competition. Congratulations to the whole team lead by Nerida Cortese and Artur Chizhan
New York, New York
A Team of excited dancers and supporters set off for NewYork for 10 days in August. We had a fabulous time in the Big Apple, staying at the Hilton right by Times Square and we were out every day.being tourists or dancing in the city that never sleeps. Our dancers all achieved placings in the Empire Ball Championships and were entertained by some of the best dancers in America.
Honolulu, Hawaii in September
A week in Paradise - 19th to 26th September
Hawaii Star Ball
Honolulu's premier dance competition plus some rest and relaxation.
A fantastic holiday with a friendly dance competition thrown in for good measure.The NSDC performed their Formation Team Dance on the first night of Competition and the Organisers were so impressed they were invited back to perform again on the final night of the Competition. Aloha and Mahalo to everyone for making this trip so good.
Las Vegas & Hawaii
On the 9th August 2014 26 dancers and supporters from the North Shore Dance Centre flew out to Las Vegas to attend the Nevada Star Ball Championships. This prestigious event is organised by former World Champions Bryan Watson & Carmen, Andrew Sinkinson & Hans Galke and include lessons workshops and 3 days of Competition.
On Sunday the 29th of June from 6pm to 9pm there was a Dinner Dance held at Milford Primary School, Shakespeare Road, Milford to raise funds for our competing couples going to Las Vegas, this was a great success and demonstrations were given by Nerida & Shae, Ashlin & Jessica, Ryan & Aubry.
In addition there was a Raffle with over $4000 worth of prizes available for purchase to support our dancers. For the list of Winners CLICK HERE