Come for the day session and watch great dancing or cheer on family and friends! In the evening session, participate in social dancing at the Halloween Ball (costumes encouraged!) and enjoy a showcase of national championship-level talent.

Tickets are $5 per session and available at the door the day of the event.


St. Paul Student Center
2017 Buford Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

Schedule (this may change a bit)

Day Session

8:00 A.M. Good Morning! Registration Opens
9:00 A.M. Latin Starts
10:15 A.M. Rhythm Starts
12:30 A.M. Magnificent Mambo with Kate Bratt
1:00 P.M. Terrific Tango with Neli Petkova
1:30 P.M. Standard Starts
3:00 P.M. Smooth Starts
5:00 P.M. Dinner Break

Evening Session

6:30 P.M. Halloween Bash featuring a fabulous Evening Show and exciting Costume Contest sponsored by the Nicholas R. Westlake Memorial Fund
9:30 P.M. Good Night! We hope to see you tomorrow at the Level Up Dance Seminar!

Minnesota Ballroom Blast is

low-stress, feedback-based, and designed to:

  • Provide social dancers and competitors alike with meaningful feedback from professionals they might not otherwise have access to
  • Introduce beginners to the general format of a competition in a low-chaos environment
  • Provide a preparatory event for those looking to compete
  • Allow couples to experiment with new choreography and costuming