Event Info

The Savannah Ballroom Festival

Welcome to the 7th annual Savannah Ballroom Festival (SBF). Home of history, romance and southern hospitality, SBF will be the place for you to start off your happy dancing New Year!

Eddie Ares Host & Organizer
SBF proudly offers something for everyone, from rising star levels for newer dancers to open superstars’ scholarships for veteran competitors. From freestyle single dance entries and multi-dance challenges in all styles, to closed scholarships, solos and showdances in all styles for our pro-am and amateur couple competitors, SBF provides every opportunity for all dancers to excel on the floor.

Randy McBride - Organizer
With festivities from ghost tours, and the beautiful River Walk shopping and restaurants on Friday night, fantastic dancing on Saturday, and special attention given to ALL competitors and teachers, SBF promises to bring you a fun-filled weekend of dance you won't want to miss! With over 20 years of competition experience, we'll make YOU the star! See you on the dance floor!

Eddie Ares, Randy McBride and Corky Ballas - Organizers

Freedom Through Dance Foundation

Attending Vendors

Elle Dance Studio
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Dance Image Boutique
Purple Tiger
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Superstar Dance Series

Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Savannah

Two West Bay Street
Savannah, GA 31401
Phone: (912) 238-1234

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  • Stefano Placidi Zaccarelli - Judge
  • Sergei Shapoval - Judge
  • Carolina Orlovsky - Judge
  • Nancy Senner - Judge
  • Elizabeth Cartier - Judge
  • Bruce Hasson - Judge & Chair
  • Phil Noland - Music Director
  • Cindy Bruce - Scrutineer
  • Chasity Smith - Registrar
  • Vince Bailey - MC

Experience "Pasión de Baile"

Sizzling show full of passion and fire with Latin rhythms, spicy attitude & colorful costuming . From sultry rumbas and hot cha-chas, to sassy foxtrots and upbeat tangos, this show will set your soul on fire! Doors open at 8:00pm! Tickets purchased online may be picked up at the Savannah Ballroom Festival registration desk.

General Admission:

Buy Pasión de Baile Show Tickets here! Present your receipt at SBF Registration to obtain your tickets.

Show Tickets

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