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

Welcome to the 2020 Music City Invitational

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 Hutton’s 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. #mciballroom

— Jamey & Nancy McCaskill

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Venue Info

We are thrilled to announce that the Music City 2020 will be hosted again at the Hutton 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

Experience a Magical Enchanted Palace featuring a World-Class show with Ballroom Royalty Arunas and Katusha

This year’s MCI Show couple will awe and amaze. Tune in soon to hear the amazing news!

2019 MCI
Welcome!

We would love to welcome you to Music City Invitational 2020. 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 Hutton’s 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!

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

DAYS

WINNING CATEGORIES

IN PRIZES AND AWARDS

AMAZING COMPETITION

Officials

Meet the 2020 Officials, Judges and Support Team

NANCY MCCASKILL

Organizer

Music City Invitational Organizer and Owner of National Dance Clubs.

    JAMEY MCCASKILL

    Organizer

    Music City Invitational Organizer and Owner of National Dance Clubs

      Arunas Bizokas

      Judge

      2005 World Games, Duisburg Germany, Gold Medalist

      Katusha Demidova

      Judge

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

      TOMMY DITOMMASO

      Chairman of Judges

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

      LYNN KAWAMOTO

      Judge

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

      JT THOMAS

      Judge

      United States and World American Smooth Champion

      LYNDA RALSTON

      Comp Mgr- Registrar

      Executive Administrator at National Dance Clubs

      CINDY BRUCE-JOHNSON

      Scrutineer

      Triple Crown Champion and Respected Ballroom Professional

      PAM DiTOMASSO

      Office Manager

      Tentative Schedule

      Daily listings for the 2020 Music City Invitational. *Tentative subject to change
      All events held in Hutton Hotel – Vista 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 2020 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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      Vendors

      Please visit our vendor page if you are interested in becoming a MCI 2020 vendor.

      Elle Dance Studio
      Designs by Riveras
      gloss salon prive
      we design
      ef dancewear
      lady caroline photography
      stephen marino photography

      Sponsors

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      Hutton Hotel