2016 - 2017
California Gold Rush Dancesport Series Winners

Top Teachers

  1. Michael Petr
  2. Daniel Vasco (not pictured)
  3. Louis Bar
  4. Pavlo Barsuk
  5. David Alvarez
  6. Alexander Novikov

Top Studio

Edelweiss Premier Ballroom

Top Bronze Pro/Am

Top Pro/Am Bronze – Lady

Natalia Howe

Top Pro/Am Bronze – Gentleman

Allen Brown

Top Silver Pro/Am

Top Pro/Am Silver – Lady

Esperanza Chavez

Top Pro/Am Silver – Gentleman

Scott Magnesen

Top Gold Pro/Am

Top Pro/Am Gold – Lady

Diane Meehan

Top Pro/Am Gold – Gentleman

Sal Rodriguez

Top Overall Pro/Am

Top Pro/Am Overall – Ladies

Natalia Howe

Top Pro/Am Overall – Gentleman

Allen Brown

Top Latin Scholarship

Top Latin Scholarship – Lady

Careen Friedland

Top Latin Scholarship – Gentleman

Dan Browning (not pictured)

Top Rhythm Scholarship

Top Rhythm Scholarship – Lady

Roseann Wherry

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 – Less Antman & Colleen Lee

Silver – Bill Mower & Suzanne Raab

Gold – Nikolai Tarasov & Yupei Ma

Overall – Less Antman & Colleen Lee