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 Journey to Atlantis featuring a World-Class show with Riccardo & Yulia!
2019 MCI

We are so excited 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

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.

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

CHANTAL LECLERC

Music Director

Coaches at the Amateur, Pro/Am and Professional levels and is a Choreographer at all levels and styles

JIM PETERS

Judge

Respected ballroom professional

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

2020 Music City Invitational Tentative Schedule *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.

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