Cal Poly Mustang Ball - February 28, 2015

Ballroom & Latin DanceSport Competition

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2015 Cal Poly Mustang Ball

Cal Poly Mustang Ball

The Cal Poly DanceSport Team is pleased to announce our eigth annual Mustang Ball DanceSport Competition, to be held on Saturday, February 28th, 2015 in the Chumash Auditorium in the University Union on the Cal Poly Campus. Cal Poly is located in San Luis Obispo, which is ideally situated on California's beautiful central coast. Our central location makes this an attractive competition for both Northern and Southern California teams and individuals to attend and compete at a great venue.

Our competition is open to all amateur competitors and will feature Newcomer through Open levels in International Standard and Latin, and American Smooth and Rhythm. We will also have a wide variety of nightclub events, a formation team competition, performances, a team match, and other fun events throughout the day.

Iaroslav Bieliei and Olga Tsikalyuk will be performing a thrilling 5 dance Standard showcase at the conclusion of our competition. They are current United States Professional Rising Star Standard Champions, so you won't want to miss the opportunity to see them!

Spectators are welcome to attend for just $7 in advance or $10 at the door to watch all day! Front Row Seats are also available for $10 in advance or $15 at the door. See our spectator's page for more information and to purchase tickets.


  • On Sunday following the competition, we are offering four workshops, as well as private lessons with Jonathan Atkinson, Lorena Bravo, Iaroslav Bieliei and Olga Tsikalyuk. Please see our Workshops page for more details.
  • The SF Bay Area's premier Ballroom Dance Supply store, Ballroom Connection, will be one of our vendors this year. They will be bringing dance shoes and other dance accessories. If you would like to see a particular type of shoes, costumes, or other item, please fill out their request form
  • The Glamour Project will be at Mustang Ball doing hair and make-up! Request an appointment here: request form
  • Our competition will feature a five dance standard showcase by 2014 United States Professional Rising Star Standard Champions Iaroslav Bieliei and Olga Tsikalyuk!

Event Information

The Cal Poly Mustang Ball is an official circuit competition of the Collegiate DanceSport Association

Chairman of Judges & Invigilator: Trevor Luff
Master of Ceremonies: Paul Jack
Panel of Adjudicators: Jonathan Atkinson, Bonnie Bayard, Iaroslav Bieliei, Lorena Bravo, Nigel Clarke, Olga Tsikalyuk, David Weise, and Alex Zagrean
Professional Showcase: Iaroslav Bieliei and Olga Tsikalyuk
Music Director: Dave Ingalz

Registration & Payment

Online registration is now closed. Registration will be available onsite starting at 10:00am on Saturday. Please do not mail us any payments at this time, as we will not receive them before the competition. If you want to register or add/drop/change any event in your current registration, please e-mail us at On-site registration and add/drop will also be available, but advance notice via e-mail is encouraged.

Add/drops must be received a minimum of 90 minutes before the start of the event to be added and will be taken only if there is space.

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If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at or (805) 242-DANCE (3262)

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