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Austin Open 2022

Austin Open 2022 Preliminary information and Schedule

Registration will open in early 2022.
Masking requirements to be announced based on University of Texas at Austin Regulations for Spring 2022

Dates:

Friday Evening April 1, 2022, and Saturday, April 2, 2022

 

Venue: 

All events will be held in the Texas Union (Shirley Bird Perry) Ballroom (UNB 3.202) on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin

 

Events:
  • Amateur- Amateur and Mixed Proficiency Events
  • Latin, Standard, Smooth, Rhythm, Country Western and Social Events

 

Levels of Competition:
  • Newcomer
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Novice, Pre-Championship & Championship/ Open*

*Certain styles only.
There are no syllabus restrictions.  Dancers will be judged based on the quality of dancing.

 

Age Categories:
  • Youth (up to 17)
  • Collegiate/A1 (18-34)
  • A2 (35+).

 

Preliminary Schedule:

Friday, April 1, 2022

  • 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Competitor Check-in and Late Registration
  • 6:00 PM Workshop (Esteemed Instructor TBA)
  • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Rounds Practice / Welcome Dance

Saturday, April 2, 2022

  • Country Western Events
  • International Standard Syllabus Events
  • American Smooth Syllabus Events
  • American Rhythm Syllabus Events
  • International Latin Syllabus Events
  • Social Dance Competition
  • Novice, Pre-Championship, Championship and Open Country Western Events

 

Dances Offered:

(Note:  All dances may not be offered at every level – refer to competition packet):

  • International Standard:  Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep
  • American Smooth:  Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz
  • American Rhythm:  Cha cha, Rumba, Swing, Bolero, Mambo
  • International Latin:  Samba, Cha cha, Rumba, Paso Doble, Jive
  • Country Western:  Triple two step, Polka, Night club, Cha cha, Two step, Waltz, East coast, West coast
  • Social:  Blues, Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Argentine, West coast, Hustle, Jitterbug, Lindy Hop

 

Pricing:
  • Competitor pass – adult / community members: $50
  • Competitor pass – collegiate: $45
  • Competitor pass – Youth: $25
  • Workshop: $10
  • Late Registration up to the day prior: additional $5
  • Late Registration at the door: additional $10

Pre champ and championship competitors receive complimentary admission

Spectating is always free!

 

We hope to see you at the Austin Open!
Contact uttexasballroom@gmail.com with any questions.

Date

Apr 01 - 02 2022

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Apr 01 - 02 2022

Location

Texas Union
2308 Whitis Ave, Austin TX 78712
Website
https://goo.gl/maps/1vGweZjGBboYDsKm7

Organizer

Texas Ballroom
Website
https://texasballroom.org