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Registration and Payment

Registration Fees and Deadlines

Students: $40 early, $45 regular, $50 late. Non-students: $50 early, $55 regular, $60 late.

Early Registration: Sunday September 29, 2019 – Saturday October 12, 2019
Regular Registration: Sunday October 13, 2019 – Saturday November 9, 2019
Late Registration: Sunday November 10, 2019 – Saturday November 23, 2019

**You may still register on O2CM by emailing the registrars: badc.registrar@gmail.com - But you will not be able to pay by check, you must pay in cash the day of the competition.**

** Please email our registrars at badc.registrar@gmail.com to make ANY changes on O2CM about registration. This includes ADD/DROP-ing any events for BADC.**

How to Pay

If you are not paying through O2CM, please pay by check, and see the instructions below.

For competitors not covered by collegiate teams:

Checks should be made payable to “Jonathan Raghoonanan”, our BADC Co-Chair. In the memo, please write “Ballroom Dance BADC 2019” and the names of the competitors paid for (or include an additional slip of paper with this information).

**Please note the deadlines information below:

  1. Checks covering only early registration competitors must be postmarked by Saturday October 12, 2019 to qualify for the early registration fee.

  2. Checks covering regular registration competitors must be postmarked by Saturday November 9, 2019 to qualify for the regular registration fee.

  3. All checks postmarked after Saturday November 9, 2019 will be subject to the late registration fee, and your competitors will not be allowed to compete until the late fee is covered in person at the competition.

For collegiate teams:

Checks should be made payable to “Columbia University”. In the memo, please write “Ballroom Dance BADC 2019”, your school, and the names of the competitors paid for (or include a slip of paper with this information).

**Please note the deadlines information below:

  1. Please indicate which couples did early registration and which couples did regular registration, and have your check postmarked by Saturday November 9, 2019 to avoid late registration fees.

  2. All checks postmarked after Saturday November 9, 2019 will be subject to the late registration fee. Competitors will not be allowed to compete until their late fees are covered in person at the competition.

Please mail all checks (include list of competitors paid for in the envelope) to

Jonathan Raghoonanan
0216 Wien Hall Columbia Student Mail

70 Morningside Drive
New York, NY 10027

Please send an email to badcregistrar@gmail.com as soon as you have sent the check, or if you have any other questions regarding registration. To request an invoice for payment, please contact badc.columbia@gmail.com.

Cancellation Policy

Full refunds will be issued for cancellations made by Saturday November 9, 2019. No refunds will be given after this date.


Judges and Officials

BADC attracts some of the best judges and officials in the Northeast, and we are extremely grateful and excited to have the following judges and officials at BADC 2019!

Officials

Jennifer McCalla / Chair of Judges

Chris Sayotovich / Scrutineer

Daniel Libatique / Music Director

Yang Chen / MC

Travis and Jaimee Tuft / Showcase Couple

Judges

  • Stanley McCalla

  • Catherine Edgar

  • Bill Davies

  • Wendi Davies

  • Evgueni Chaoulski

  • Sara Schilling

  • Ruslan Wilder

  • Katusha Wilder

  • Mark Nocera

  • Dawna Nocera

  • Benito Garcia

  • Michael Choi

  • Vanda Polakova

  • Gene LaPierre

  • Kateryna Angelone

  • Zachary Bordonaro

  • Ieva Pauksena

  • Danny Quilliam

  • Michelle Officer

  • Jose DeCamps

  • Joanna DeCamps


Professional Showcase: Travis & Jaimee Tuft

US and World Smooth Vice-Champions


Competition Schedule

BADC 2019 will take place all of Saturday and Sunday until 5pm, December 7-8, 2019.

***Please note that the Registration Table will only be open from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm and from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm on Saturday, and from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm on Sunday.***

All event start times are subject to change. Please be ready 30 min before your event to ensure the competition runs on time!

We will be clearing the ballroom twice during the competition, and we request your assistance in gathering your belongings and making a speedy exit!

Sunday, December 8

* Doors open at 8 am!*

Smooth

Latin

Saturday, December 7

* Doors open at 8 am!*

Rhythm

Novice Latin Preliminary Rounds

Standard

Novice Standard Preliminary Rounds

Professional Showcase 

Open (including Novice finals)


Housing

We understand that it might be difficult for competitors to find affordable accommodations in NYC during the competition. As such, the BADC Board and the rest of the CU Ballroom Dance Club will do our best to provide housing for competitors in need.

Requesting Housing

  1. Please have your team CAPTAIN email badc.h.columbia@gmail.com to request a housing spreadsheet for your team by Saturday November 2, 2019.

  2. Fill out the housing spreadsheet and send it back to badc.h.columbia@gmail.com as soon as possible.

  3. The deadline for submitting a housing spreadsheet is Saturday November 2, 2019.

We will let you know your housing situation ASAP. We will do our best to accommodate everyone, but housing is not guaranteed and is given on a first come, first served basis.

If you have any additional questions regarding housing, do not hesitate to contact us at badc.h.columbia@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you!