- Amazing ballroom dance competition – The Poseidon Ball – round trip New York on the Queen Mary 2.
- Relax, vacation, dance the nights away, and compete, on the Queen Mary 2 and joining a fun competition All bookings must be made through our travel office.
- Canyon Ranch Spa on board the Queen Mary 2.
- Our exceptional team will offer technique and styling classes, as part of the competition package.
- Your friends want to join you and dance but they don’t want to compete, no problem. Social dance packages and group lessons on the same voyage.
- Dancing nightly to live music.
- Welcome cocktail party with open bar and fantastic camaraderie aboard the newly Remastered Queen Mary 2 luxury liner.
- Cunard Queen Mary 2 boasts the largest ballroom at sea for us to whirl and twirl as we travel from New York to Halifax and back.
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Itinerary and Schedule (subject to change)
|Monday, June 29, 2020||New York||4:00 PM||Cocktail||Party|
|Tuesday, June 30, 2020||At sea||Technical class||2 group lessons|
|Wednesday, July 1, 2020||Halifax, Nova Scotia||8:00AM||Free day||Free Day|
|Thursday, July 2, 2020||Halifax, Nova Scotia||2:00 PM||Competition Day|
|Friday, July 3, 2020||Portland, Maine||8:00AM||8:00Pm||Free day||1 group lesson|
|Saturday, July 4, 2020||Boston, Mass||8:00||overnight||Free day||Free Day|
|Sunday, July 5, 2020||Boston, Mass||2:00 PM||Competition Day + Show dances||1 group lesson|
|Monday, July 6, 2020||New York||6:30AM||Disembark|
Starting at $2,300USD including plus port fees, taxes, and fees for social dance group. Social dancers have hosted evening dancing. Competitors get 4 free single dances in the competition, 2 free professional workshops, T shirts and more. Our prices include a welcome open-bar cocktail party for all.
Included in price:
4 single dances in the competition, one technique and styling class, one judges’ workshop, cocktail party with open bar, all meals, nightly entertainment, one of the largest dance floors on the seas, nightly dancing to live music and dancing to our own music mix of ballroom music
For social dancers
5 group lessons, entry to the watch the competition, nightly dancing with our pro team, cocktail party with open bar, all meals, nightly entertainment, one of the largest dance floors on the seas, nightly dancing to live music and dancing to our own music mix of ballroom music
Not included: Travel insurance, flights, personal purchases, private lessons available upon request, alcoholic beverages (except at our cocktail party), gratuities, additional competition dances beyond the first 4 free.
The Poseidon Ball – competition at sea
Competition Entry form and fees
Events and Categories
Single dance age categories
A1 25 to 31 A: 32-39 B1: 40-49 B2: 50-59 C: 60-69 D 70- 78 E 79+
Closed: Intermediate Bronze/Full Bronze Intermediate Silver/Fill Silver Full Gold
Open: Intermediate Bronze/Full Bronze Intermediate Silver/Full Silver Open Gold
American Smooth Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz
American Rhythm Cha cha, Rumba, Swing, Bolero, Mambo, Salsa
International Standard Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Viennese Waltz
International Latin Cha Cha, Rumba, Samba, Paso Doble, Jive
Salsa, Bachata, Merengue
Argentine Tango, Hustle
Multi Dance 3 dance challenge
American Smooth Waltz, Tango and Foxtrot
American Rhythm Cha Cha, Rumba and Swing
International Standard Waltz, Tango and Foxtrot
International Latin Cha Cha, Rumba and Samba
Caribbean Combo Salsa, Bachata, Meringue
American Smooth: Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz
American Rhythm: Cha Cha, Rumba, Swing, Bolero, Mambo
International Standard: Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Viennese Waltz
International Latin: Cha Cha, Rumba, Samba, Jive, Paso Doble
No longer than 2 minutes 30 seconds
Until October 31,2019 After November, 2019
Single Dances $30 Single Dance $35
Multi Dance $70 Multi Dance $80
Scholarship $85 Scholarship $95
Show Dance $115 Show Dance $130
Competitor Entry Fee & Registration – Includes: 4 single dances. T-shirt, cocktail party, Hub Talk workshop with our judges, 2 technique classes with top pros. Non dancers and friends $299 to includ entry to competition,T-shirt, cocktail party.
Minimum of 6 single dances and 1 multi dance event to be eligible for the scholarship. Men, women, and same sex couples will compete among each other. See who wins.
Top teacher award minimum 100 entries.
Top Studio award minimum 150 entries.