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

Welcome to the Music City Invitational Page

We are so excited to welcome you to Nashville! We know you’re going to love the Music City Invitational atmosphere!

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


2021 Silent Auction Donations go directly to HOPE-20

HOPE-20 provides financial help, groceries, fresh produce, training and access to new income opportunities to music and entertainment professionals in the greater Nashville area who have been affected by COVID-19.

Thank you to all our donors and congratulations to all the basket winners!


Charity Sponsors

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lady caroline photography
Doubletree ballroom
Join us as we support and enjoy the Love of Ballroom! #ballroomstrong #musiccitydances
2019 MCI

Thank you to our participants that attended 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






Meet the 2021 Officials, Judges and Support Team


Chairman of Judges

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


Office Manager


Comp Manager- Backup Registrar & Scrutineer

Executive Administrator at National Dance Clubs.


Music Director

Providing music for over 40 competitions per year.

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

Get Your Tickets Now!

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.


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!
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!

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