The New England Dancesport Championships competition is run by volunteer members of the Massachusetts Amateur Ballroom Dance Association (MASSabda), a non-profit organization and chapter of a larger non-profit organization, USA Dance whose goal is to foster both social and competitive ballroom dancing through its local chapters. It is also the official member organization of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the U.S. member of the world governing organization, the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF).

We are pleased to invite you to join us for a tremendous dance competition

  • Beginner to Championship - Dancers from New England, across the nation and the world will participate at all age groups, from Pre-Teen to Senior to compete in American and International styles to qualify for the 2018 USA Dance National Championships in Baltimore, MD
  • We hope to see you in May!


    This year's championships will be held at the historic Moseley's on the Charles ballroom in Dedham, MA.


    Mark your calendars, spread the word, bring your friends - this is an Event you will not want to miss. In true MASSabda fashion, expect to find something for everyone! Please visit us often in the upcoming weeks for information about all Events, Tickets and attractively priced Packages. Tentative schedule of entire event here. Please note the schedule is subject to change, so continue to check the website for updates.

    Photography Policy

    Spectator photography and videotaping are allowed at this event within the parameters of our Guidelines.
    No video or camera equipment, and no video/camera operators, without special permit by the New England DanceSport organizers may be positioned on or along the dance floors or aisles or in any location that will obstruct the audiences' line of sight.

    • All filming/photographing must be done from one's assigned seat, or from the designated deck area in the back of the ballroom.
    • Unipods, bipods, and tripods may only be used in the designated area for photography; they are not to be used at one's seat.
    • In order not to obstruct one's neighbor's view, only 6" or smaller lenses will be allowed.
    • There is to be no flash of any sort used during this event.
    • All photos/videos taken must be for personal use and USA Dance/New England DanceSport Championships does not license anyone to take photos for resale or other means of compensation without a special permit issued by USA Dance Inc. /New England DanceSport Championships.
    • Please note: professional photographers/videographers, and approved members of the Press/News Media and Film Crews must have special visibly-displayed permit from the New England DanceSport Championships Dance to shoot from the floor and other areas in and outside of the ballroom. These permits will be issued only by the New England DanceSport Championships organizers.

    Please direct inquiries to:
    Email: info@nedancesport.org
    Phone: (617) 863-7083

    Information for Competitors
    Information about Vendors and Advertising
    Tentative Schedule