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  • Freedom Open Marks and Pictures

    The Judges marks from the 2020 Freedom Open are now available. Click the links below to download:

    There are also pictures available for purchase for all sessions. You can find these pictures from Brent Fox here:

    Brent Fox Photography

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    Freedom Open – Location, Live Stream, Schedule, Costumes, COVID, and More!

    Please review the important information below about the Freedom Open Dancesport competition this Saturday. (10/31/20 – Halloween!) Some of this information is new and very essential!

    “Important information for the Freedom Open Dancesport Competition:

    1. Costumes: Traditional Ballroom attire will be required for the competitive events. Including all Open and Syllabus events. Audience members/Judges/Staff are allowed to wear Halloween costumes while attending the event if they choose to. (Please no costume masks, however face masks to help stop the spread of COVID are required).

    2. Location: The Event will be held at Spanish Fork High School.

    3. Schedule and heatlists: The Tentative Schedule is available at FreedomOpenDancesport.com. You can check your heatlist here.

    4. Live Stream: We are excited to have DancePerfect be our livestream provider for this event. You can get details on how to sign up on our website FreedomOpenDancesport.com or on the DancePerfectLive.com website.

    5. Waiver: Everyone must sign a waiver to attend this event. Please print out the waiver form, sign it and bring it with you to the event. Waiver forms can be found on our website FreedomOpenDancesport.com.

    6. Tickets Required: Everyone (Competitors/Spectators/Guardians) must purchase an admission ticket. Your emailed receipt is your proof of purchase. Your name will be added to a list that we will have at the door. You can purchase your ticket online at FreedomOpenDancesport.com. Please purchase tickets in advance, no ticket sales at the door. The Youth/High school session is sold out, but you can watch on the Live Stream!

    8. Health and Safety: Several Health/Safety guidelines will be followed for this event. All attendees are required to wear a face mask. Dancers will be allowed to dance without a mask while they are competing. Please social distance your family group from others at all times while seated. For more details please check our website FreedomOpenDancesport.com.

    We appreciate your patience and flexibility as we do our best to provide a Ballroom competition during COVID! We are so glad you have chosen to come be a part of the inaugural year of the Freedom Open Dancesport Competition!

    Sincerely,

    Freedom Open Dancesport!”

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    Dmitry Nikishkin Master Classes

    Gio Danceworld will be hosting a master class with Dmitry Nikishkin November 6 and 7, 2020. See the information below:

    “World  and U.S Professional Latin and American Rhythm finalist, 2-Blackpool Professional Rhythm Vice-Champion, Dmitry Nikishkin, will be teaching in Utah Nov 6th and 7th at Gio Danceworld in Pleasant Grove. Limited Availability so pre-registration is required. If you have any questions or would like to register please email giodanceworld@gmail.com or text at 801-360-3897

    DATE & TIME
    Nov 6th American Rhythm Master Class- 5-6:30pm
    Nov 7th International Latin Master Class-1:30-3pm

    COST
    Both Days $40
    One Day $25

    ADDRESS
    527 West State Street
    Suite 101
    Pleasant Grove, Utah  84062

    COVID Measures

    • We’ll be checking temperature upon entry.
    • Masks are required to participate.
    • Everyone must use hand sanitizer at entrance.
    • We will provide hand sanitizers at different times during Master Classes for convenience”
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    Island Style Looking for Pre-Teen Boys

    Island Style Dance Studio is looking for Pre-Teen Boys. Please see the flier below for more information. Contact Ryan at 801-857-7371 if interested.

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    Pleasant Grove Invitational Marks

    Below are the marks for the 2020 Pleasant Grove Invitational this last weekend.

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    Freedom Open Dancesport Update

    Please see the information below for several updates about the Freedom Open Dancesport Competition this Saturday (October 31, 2020 – Halloween!):

    “1.LOCATION CHANGE:  Due to current circumstances we have had to change our location. We feel this facility will better meet our competitive/social distancing and safety needs. We are so excited to be at this new venue!
    The competition will be held at:

    2. Heat Lists will be posted on our website freedomopendance.com by Tuesday at the latest. Please check to make sure your events are accurate. Email us if you have any concerns.

    3. The Schedule for the event will also be posted on our website by Tuesday at the latest.

    4. Registration – any events that still have openings can now be filled by anyone interested in competing up an age level, or anyone that has not yet registered to compete. Registration will close on Tuesday night. No registration will be taken at the door.

    5. Tickets -Any remaining tickets are now open to the general public. To purchase tickets go to our ticket page on our website freedomopendancesport.com. Please purchase tickets in advance. No ticket sales at the door.

    6. Health and Safety protocols will be enforced. Masks are required except when dancing. Details listed on our website. Please read.

    7. Halloween costumes are allowed.  If you would like to wear a Halloween costume while attending this event we would love to see it! There will be some fun prizes for best costume and best dance moves! It’s going to be fun.

    8. Any other questions? – send us an email through our contact us page on the website freedomopendancesport.com.

    We’re excited to have you come !!!

    Sincerely,

    Freedom Open Dancesport Organizers”

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    PG Invitational Saturday Live Stream

    Please see the information below about the Saturday live stream option for the PG Invitation today:

    “For those who aren’t able to attend in person, or if you want to watch how you danced later, today we are able to provide professional video of the Pleasant Grove Invitational! High-quality video brought to you all day by Dance Perfect! Please share this info and link with any family or friends that want to see you dance but can’t be with us! Or with DVR capabilities, you can watch yourself later to see how you did!

    Purchase the live stream here

    Now you can watch the Saturday PG Invitational all day from anywhere. Show PG Ballroom support for putting on this competition by purchasing a Streaming Package.

    Due to all the COVID considerations,

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    PG Invitational Team Event Stream

    Due to COVID, the team formation events at the Pleasant Grove Invitational today will be held virtually. The public stream of those events can be watched here:

    2020 PG Invitational Team Event Stream

    Events begin at 2:00 pm today (10/23/20).

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    PG Invitational – Youth can now dance Adult

    The organizers of the Pleasant Grove Invitational this weekend have decided that due to open spots in adult events as well as conflict with the ACT on Saturday morning, Youth dancers will be allowed to dance up into the Adult events! Dancers who are both youth age may register for events in Sessions 7 and 8. The late fee has been removed from Sessions 7 and 8. At this time, all events in these sessions have openings.

    Youth dancers wishing to register for these events should use the normal registration pages:

    Also, make sure to purchase tickets if you register:

    You no longer need an access key to purchase tickets. Spectators are welcome!

    Some events are almost full, so if you wish to register, do so soon!

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    PG Invitational Information

    Please see the notification below with new information about the PG Invitational this weekend.

    Tickets

    All tickets will be sold online. No tickets will be sold at the door. With the exception of Session 6 (currently sold out!), all Sessions have tickets available! If there are guests who haven’t purchased tickets yet, they can purchase them by following the links on the registration page.

    Household groups should sit together. Spectators are expected to sit in the seating section listed on their ticket for the duration of the session.

    Want to add an event?

    We have been able to make room for more dancers! With the exception of Session 6 (currently sold out!), all Sessions have openings for dancers in almost every event and session. If you want to add an event, register by following the links on the registration page for the session with your event.

    Tentative Schedule

    The tentative schedule

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