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Dancesport Spectacular Tour

With 45 years in existence, it is with great pleasure that Sid Pocius, owner of DST Events, proudly presents the 2017-2018 Dancesport Spectacular Tour. The South Open DanceSport Championship marks the commencement of this prestigious three-event series:

  • South Open DanceSport Championship (www.sestatesdance.com)
  • Sarasota Challenge (www.sarasotachallenge.com)
  • Encore Dancesport Competition (www.encoredancesport.com)

Encore Dancesport Competitoin (September 16, 2018)

The initial Encore Dancesport Competition was held at the Four Seasons Resort and Spa in Palm Beach, FL, and is currently being held at EAU Palm Beach Resort and Spa.

Sarasota Challenge (March 25, 2018)

The Sarasota Challenge is currently being held at the Hyatt Regency in Sarasota, FL.

South Open Dancesport Championship - (Nov. 29 - Dec. 3, 2017)

The South Open was being held at The Beau Rivage Resort & Casino on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in Biloxi until hurricane Katrina. It varies locations within the Southeast. Prior hosting cities/venues include The Westin Resort in Hilton Head Island, SC, The Peabody Hotel in Orlando, FL, The Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale, FL, and the Ritz - Carlton - Grande Lakes in Orlando. We are currently at the Renaissance Orlando Hotel At SeaWorld in Orlando, FL.