Music City Invitational is the proud host of the Best of the Best Dancesport Series Challenge

Welcome to the 2021 Music City Invitational

2019 MCI

2021 Results

 

Thank you for attending Music City Invitational 2021. Paired with an amazing city that’s passionate about its music and hospitality we hope you had a fun, friendly, and inspiring weekend! We are truly humbled by the support and response and hope to see you again next year!

Warmest regards from all of us at MCI

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Doubletree ballroom
Join us as we support and enjoy the Love of Ballroom! #ballroomstrong #musiccitydances
DoubleTree Hilton
Venue Info

We are thrilled to announce that the Music City 2021 will be moving to the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel.

Make sure to check our Venue page for more information. For booking information please contact us for special rates! We look forward to another exciting year and can’t wait to see you all soon! #mciballroom #musiccitydances

DoubleTree Hilton
The ballroom dancing competition experience is infused with enthusiasm, charm and top notch service.

Paired with an amazing city that’s passionate about its music and hospitality you’re sure to have a fun, friendly, and inspiring weekend!

After your first step inside the beautiful ballroom you will feel the refreshing camaraderie that has helped to develop the radiating family-like atmosphere amongst our competitors, professionals, spectators and officials.

Our goal is to deliver an experience that cultivates a desire to unleash your inner dancer and energizes your passion for ballroom while creating friendships for a lifetime! Thank you for sharing your love of Ballroom with us.

#musiccitydances #mciballroom

DAYS

WINNING CATEGORIES

IN PRIZES AND AWARDS

AMAZING COMPETITION

Officials

Meet the 2021 Officials, Judges and Support Team

TOMMY DITOMMASO

Chairman of Judges

Founded the famed Florida Classic Series as well as teach, coach and judge across the U.S.

PAM DiTOMASSO

Office Manager

LYNDA RALSTON

Comp Manager- Backup Registrar & Scrutineer

Executive Administrator at National Dance Clubs.

CINDY BRUCE

Scrutineer

Triple Crown Champion and Respected Ballroom Professional

DAVID INNIS

Music Director

Providing music for over 40 competitions per year.

Katusha Demidova

Judge

6-Time Professional World Ballroom Dance Champion and the International Professional, and British Open Ballroom Champion

TAMSYN DEVILLIERS

Judge

South African Latin champion. 3x triple crown American Smooth champion. Choreographer, coach, adjudicator

LYNN KAWAMOTO

Judge

Undefeated Fred Astaire Southeastern Regional Rhythm Champion and 7-time Freddy Award Recipient

JIM PETERS

Judge

Respected ballroom professional

JT THOMAS

Judge

United States and World American Smooth Champion

Dan Messenger

Judge & Backup Emcee

SHANE JENSEN

Judge

National Amateur Youth Latin finalist and 2-time National Amateur Cabaret Vice Champion

SHANNON JENSEN

Judge

Tied for 1st in the National Amateur Pre-Championship Latin at the age of 17

ILYA REYZIN

Judge

At sixteen, he represented Russia in the World 10-Dance Championship in Austria and finished in the top 10

Tentative Schedule

Music City Invitational Tentative Schedule *subject to change
All events held in DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Downtown Nashville Ballroom
8:00 PM
Professional Divisions: Open American Smooth, Open Latin, Showdance - Awards

Professional Divisions: Open American Smooth, Open Latin, Showdance - Awards

Benefit Concert with Social Dancing, raffles, silent auction, and more

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Be a part of the 2021 Music City Invitational. A premier Ballroom Dance Competition hosted in the heart of Music City. Come compete where Electric Enthusiasm meets 5-Star Service! Contact us for group and individual pricing options.

TESTIMONIALS

What they’re saying about the Music City Invitational

Thank you so much for having Jerry and I at the 2018 Music City Invitational. What a spectacular event!!! We were so excited to be a part of such a fun, elegant and well organized event. We enjoyed being a part and hope to see you all very soon. Thank you again for keeping the ballroom spirit alive!
VIRGINIA LENOIRTalent Manager
Wow… Not only was your event a blast and fun to cover we enjoyed a wide range of extras that make Music City a must attend event… Top judges, great hotel and ballroom, best music man and a band, super MC, super show, energetic and talented competitors and pros and to top it off efficient and tight organizers. Thank you for inviting us to shoot your fabulous event. Stephen and photo team.
STEPHEN MARINOStephen Marino Photography
Would like to thank National Dance Clubs and World Championship Productions for being such class acts, super supportive of our students and staff. You all look great on the floor! Thank you for showing what our business should be like and being amazing supporters of the art of dance!
JAY HOLMESDance Life Dance Studio
Thank you so much for having us! It was our true pleasure to share all the incredible energy you created this weekend!
ANDRE & NATALIE PARAMONOVElite Dancesport

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Be a part of the Music City Invitational. A premier Ballroom Dance Competition hosted in the heart of Music City. Come compete where Electric Enthusiasm meets 5 Star Service! Contact us for group and individual pricing options.