About the Competition

The 13th Annual Big Apple Dancesport Challenge will be held on 

December 7-8, 2019

The Big Apple Dancesport Challenge (BADC) is the largest collegiate competition in New York City, and one of the largest on the East Coast. Hosted by the Columbia University Ballroom Dance Club since 2007, it is open to dancers of all styles, levels and ages!

The 2 day competition is held in Lerner Hall at Columbia University, and the competition features a professional showcase performance on Saturday evening.

We have opened the registration for BADC 2019. Click here to sign up!


BADC Showcase

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BADC Board

The Big Apple Dancesport Challenge is organized entirely by a select board of students from the Columbia University Ballroom Dance Club, without whom this event would not be possible. Meet the BADC 2019 Board: