Event Details

Welcome to the 13th Annual Nebraska Invitational Ballroom Festival!

We have some new and exciting additions to our event this year …

  • Adjudicating, as well as, performing Saturday evening will be Kyle and Allie Spinder.
  • We are partnering with the USA Dance organization this year, and we are offering both single and multi dance entries for USA athletes. We are excited to be able to expand our amateur offering to the dance community.
  • We are collaborating with Universal Dancesport, a group of independent dance competitions.
  • The College Package will now include dancers from 19-25. The Package price is $100 per couple, and includes the first 10 single dance entries, and the admission to all sessions.
  • Kyle and Allie Spinder will be conducting 2 workshops, and these are in addition to the West Coast workshop conducted by Bob Bahrs. Don’t miss these!
  • The Amateur Jack and Jill will be on Friday night, and the Pro Jack and Jil on Saturday night, Always a fun event to watch and be a part of!
  • Friday evening we have showcase entries, a west coast workshop with Bob Bahrs, a west coast Jack and Jill, as well as hours of social dancing.
  • Exciting drawings during the event and a silent auction, that will benefit student dance instruction in the Omaha community.
  • Saturday night is the McQuinn Dance Challenge – suggested donation is $10 . Each year a donation is made to Cancer Research.
  • We welcome back our esteemed and favorite judges, Diane Otis, Perry Gingrich and Bob Bahrs. Perry also will be our Music coordinator for the competition.
  • We are looking forward to a fun filled weekend and appreciate your support of the Nebraska Invitational.

    See you on the dance floor!

    Kristoffer Shaw and your Nebraska Invitational Staff

    Buy Tickets

    Spectator tickets for the Nebraska Invitational can be ordered in advance by mailing a check for the total amount to NEI PO Box 249 Bennington, NE 68007. The tickets can be picked up at the registration desk. Tickets may also be purchased at the event.

    Book Accommodations

    Nebraska Invitational 2017 special rates will be available at the Ramada Plaza Convention Center.

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    Compete

    Compete in Pro-Am and Amateur Rhythm, Latin, Smooth, Standard, and Country events along with showcases from Newcomer to Advanced.

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