2015 - 2016
California Gold Rush Dancesport Series Winners

Top Teachers

  1. Michael Petr (not pictured)
  2. David Arnold
  3. Sean Brunell
  4. Daniel Vasco (not pictured)
  5. David Alvarez
  6. Louis Bar

Top Studio

Edelweiss Premier Ballroom

Top Bronze Pro/Am

Top Pro/Am Bronze – Lady

Lauren LaPointe

Top Pro/Am Bronze – Gentleman

Allen Brown

Top Silver Pro/Am

Top Pro/Am Silver – Lady

Gail Rogers

Top Pro/Am Silver Gentleman – NONE

The Person in the category who was in 1st place did not participate in the Emerald Ball Dancesport Championships April 26 – May 1, 2016, therefore forfeiting their award, according to Rule #5.

Top Gold Pro/Am

Top Pro/Am Gold – Lady

Josie Lee

Top Pro/Am Gold Gentleman – NONE

The Person in the category who was in 1st place did not participate in the Emerald Ball Dancesport Championships April 26 – May 1, 2016, therefore forfeiting their award, according to Rule #5.

Top Overall Pro/Am

Top Pro/Am Overall – Ladies

Catherine Gallo

Top Pro/Am Overall – Gentleman

Allen Brown

Top Latin Scholarship

Top Latin Scholarship – Lady

Robyn Shreiber (not pictured)

Top Latin Scholarship Gentleman – NONE

The Person in the category who was in 1st place did not participate in the Emerald Ball Dancesport Championships April 26 – May 1, 2016, therefore forfeiting their award, according to Rule #5.

Top Rhythm Scholarship

Top Rhythm Scholarship – Lady

Catherine Gallo

Top Rhythm Scholarship – Gentleman

Sal Rodriguez

Top Smooth Scholarship

Top Smooth Scholarship – Lady

Catherine Gallo

Top Smooth Scholarship – Gentleman

Lance Smith (not pictured)

Top Ballroom Scholarship

Top Ballroom Scholarship – Lady

Emily Eberle

Top Ballroom Scholarship – Gentleman

Lance Smith (not pictured)

Top Student/Student Couples

Bronze – NONE

Silver – Bill Mower & Suzanne Raab

Gold – Nikolai Tarasov & Yupei Ma

Overall – Bill Mower & Suzanne Raab