10. February 2018 - 8:00 till 23:00
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UPenn Classic 2018 | Pennsylvania Convention Center - Philadelphia, PA (Philly) | Saturday, 10. February 2018

Welcome dancers and dance enthusiasts! Put on your dancing shoes and come join the UPenn Latin and Ballroom Dance Team for the UPenn Classic 2018! We look forward to an amazing day of dancing in the beautiful Pennsylvania Convention Center on Saturday, February 10th. Bring your families and friends and show them how amazing a dancer you are! Please follow this link to check out the website:


REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED! You cannot register in advance any longer. You may register in person on the day of the comp.

Here is the direct link to the registration form (to check your current registration):

Before you compete, practice your steps! There will be a Pre-Comp Social from 7 - 10 PM on February 9th at the Newman Center (3720 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104) for you to meet fellow dancers! You can also pay your registration fee and get your numbers if you come! Join the event here:

Please plan to stay in town on Sunday morning (Feb. 11th) to come take our workshops or some private lessons held by Emanuele Pappacena, Francesca Lazzari, and Ruslan and Katusha Wilder! The two workshops will be at 12:00 and 1:00 PM and the privates will be held from 2:15 PM - 6:00 PM all at the Houston Hall of Flags at 3417 Spruce St. Rates and further information are listed in the signups below:

Sign Up for Workshops Here:

Sign Up for Private Lessons Here:

Our finalized schedule follows, but may shift some on the day of the comp! Registration is at an all-time high so be prepared for things to run behind some unless everyone pitches in to get on and off the floor quickly!

IMPORTANT NOTE: THIS IS TECHNICALLY THE ORDER OF EACH DANCE!, BUT YOU WILL DEFINITELY COMPETE WITHIN THE FIRST HOUR SO SHOW UP BEFORE YOUR STYLE BEGINS!

Doors open: 7:30 am

Smooth Begins: 8:00 AM
American Smooth
Bronze Smooth
Newcomer Smooth
Silver Smooth
Gold Smooth

Standard Begins: 10:30 AM
International Standard
Bronze Standard
Newcomer Standard
Silver Standard
Syllabus Viennese Waltz
Gold Standard


Rhythm Begins: 2:00 PM
American Rhythm
Bronze Rhythm
Newcomer Rhythm
Silver Rhythm
Syllabus Bolero
Gold Rhythm


Latin Begins: 4:30 PM
International Latin
Bronze Latin
Newcomer Latin
Silver Latin
Syllabus Paso Doble
Gold Latin


Open Begins: 8:30 PM
Pre-Champ Standard
Open Smooth
Champ Standard
Pre-Champ Latin
Open Rhythm
Champ Latin

After-Party: 11:00 pm? Whenever the comp ends!

The after party is at Destination Dogs this year! Beginning at 11 PM or whenever the comp ends, it is located at 1111 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

Anyone 18+ can join! Destination Dogs has drinks (alcoholic and otherwise), games, and a wide assortment of hot dogs! Vegetarian hot dogs, beef hot dogs, chicken hot dogs, apparently python hot dogs (seriously). Come try it out! Link to the event here:

*If you want discounted parking, go to the Pennsylvania Convention Center garage at 1324 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA 19107. The voucher (which is valid in print and pulled up on your phone) is here:

*Our programs will be available at the pre-comp social and at registration on the day of the comp. READ THEM! They are a great resource with the day's schedule, dance opportunities, food options, and the discount parking voucher!

*Note, you cannot bring food into the convention center anymore! You must eat outside the convention center this year.

*You must enter the convention center from the Market St. entrance between 11th and 12th. It's next to the Hard Rock Cafe and will say "Jefferson Station" above the doors.

*Sign the forms to be a TBA or that you are looking for a TBA at the pre-comp social or the day of the comp at the registration booth!

*THERE IS NO WIFI AT THE CONVENTION CENTER! PREPARE FOR THAT!

Check this page for updates and information about the UPenn Classic.

For any other questions, check out the website or email us at UPennClassic@gmail.com