About the Competition

The 12th Annual Big Apple Dancesport Challenge will be held on 

December 1-2, 2018

**Regular registration is now open through Sunday, November 18, 2018!**

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

Keep checking our website for updates on registration and other announcements! Looking forward to seeing you in December! 

BADC Showcase



Order your tickets online and pick them up day of at the Lerner ticketing booth.

General admission:

Competitors ($10) / Non-competitors ($20)

Front Row Seating:

Non-competitors ($30)

VIP Seating:

Non-competitors ($50)

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 2018 Board: