How Wayne Eng Embraces the World from A Safe Social Distance!

On this episode of Dance Teachers Academy,  Jose & Aimee sit down to talk with Wayne Eng via a telephone interview.  He shares with us what uplifts him and keeps him positive during these difficult times. Listen to his vision to help and give back to the people when the world gets back to normal! 

Due to social distancing, many people are unable to attend their group classes or private lessons.  He wants to keep people inspired and moving, so he’s opened up the entire Dance Vision library for free.  When you enroll you’ll get 30 days of over 5000 instructional videos.  No credit card required.  Sign up at then download the app from your app store.  We are all at home so let’s make the most of this time! Let’s dance!!

New Dates for your Favorite Competitions

Some of your favorite competitions have postponed their competitions this year or will be coming back in 2021. Listed below:


  • SERIES FINALE – Emerald Ball Dancesport Championships – Moved to June 2 – 6, 2020
  • The Royal Ball – Moved to June 14, 2020 (the new start of next year’s circuit)


  • The Ball at the San Francisco Open Dancesport Championships – April 1 – 3, 2021
  • San Diego Ballroom Beach Bash – April 2021

Happy dancing! We hope you’ll join us for the Series Finale at the Emerald Ball!

Welcome The Royal Ball to the California Gold Rush Dancesport Series!

Please welcome The Royal Ball to the 2019 – 2020 California Gold Rush Dancesport Circuit!

Organized by Slawek Sochacki & Marzena Stachura and Dawid & Natalie Schulz, The Royal Ball will be held in the incredible Crystal Ballroom at the Biltmore Hotel in the heart of Los Angeles. This is a beautiful, historical venue and the original home of the Academy Awards where the organizers intend to bring to you a unique and wonderful dance experience.

Additionally, the Kids Royal Ball is held in the magical Emerald Ballroom, where kids can be themselves and feel special.

Following a full day of competitions for all levels in this inspirational venue where you can become a legend of dance, The Royal Gala Dinner & Dance will be the grand finale. Amazing food, dancing to live music and truly inspiring professional show.

Congratulations Royal Ball and welcome to the circuit!

Congratulations to our 2018 – 2019 Circuit Winners!

The Winners of the 2018 – 2019 California Gold Rush Dancesport Series were announced on Friday, May 3rd at the Series Finale Emerald Ball Dancesport Championships. Congratulations to all the winners!

For a list of all winners, please check our 2018 – 2019 winner’s page.

Start off your 2019 – 2020 circuit with a bang – our first competition is right around the corner! If you haven’t already, please register for the Great Gatsby Gala Dancesport Championships, June 5 – 9, 2019!

Welcome to the All New California Gold Rush Dancesport Series Website!

Hello and welcome to our brand new site! We hope you find this site redesign easy to navigate and easy to view on all devices, including phones and tablets.

With this new site redesign comes a few leaderboard changes – here is what has changed for the 2018 – 2019 Circuit:

  • All Multidance Scholarship results (Latin, Rhythm, Smooth & Ballroom) are now unisex.
  • Pro/Am results no longer include Pro/Am Overall Ladies or Gentlemen; Pro/Am Bronze, Silver & Gold Ladies and Gentlemen remain.
  • Student/Student (also called Amateur/Amateur) no longer includes Bronze, Silver & Gold: Only Student/Student Overall remains.

Also worth noting is that the Autumn Dance Classic for 2018 has been cancelled and will return in 2019.

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