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The SouthernStar Chapter of USABDA presents

The Mid Summer Classic XI
All Amateur DanceSport
Championship Competition!

Held on July 17, 2004
at the
Elegant Rhapsody Ballroom
12101 North 56th Street, Tampa

We would like to thank the 34 competitive couples attending our competition, our excellent panel of judges, the wonderful crowd of enthusiastic spectators, and the many
SouthernStar volunteers for making our eleventh
annual competition a great success.

The day moved along with out a hitch due to the control of affairs by both Arnie Porter (the best deck captain in the area) and the truly talented Master of Ceremonies, Richard Collet.  Richard's experience on the competition floor gave him the experience to move the competition along at just the right pace.  Plus his subtle humor was appreciated by all.

We had a very talented talented panel of judges that worked extremely hard all day to give impartial and fair results.  It was the general opinion of all competitors that I spoke to, that to dance for such an esteemed panel was a definite pleasure.  Our panel consisted of Tommy DiTomasso, Michael Neil, Ivana Varga, Rick Elliott, and Tibor Varga.

As always the music provided by Mike & Peg Johnston and the facilities provided by Richard Collet were top notch. 
We are very lucky to have both Mike's music and the Rhapsody ballroom for our competition.

Finally, the dinner catered by Buddy Freddy's seemed to be enjoyed by all.  The evening dance was well attended, and
the whole day was set off perfectly by the splendid
honor dances of our top competitors.

Once again, thanks to all who helped make the day a success, especially all the wonderful dancers and the
very hardworking volunteers.

Mark your calendar for  July 30, 2005 for
Midsummer Classic XII.

For Results of Competition!

Competition Photos!

I've go about 180 candid photos of the competition.  I hope we got pictures of everyone, if not, I am sorry, we tried our best.

The people that contributed to this collection of pictures are Michael & Beth Nolan, Scott Coates, and Nikki and myself.  Hope you enjoy them


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SouthernStar Chapter USABDA
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Valrico, Florida  33594

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