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The SouthernStar Chapter of USA Dance presents

The Mid Summer Classic XV
All Amateur DanceSport
Championship Competition!

Held on July 26, 2008
at the
Elegant Rhapsody Ballroom
12101 North 56th Street, Tampa

The SouthernStar MidSummer Classic XV is now in the record books.  We had a wonderful day and lots of great competition.  We had over 40 couples competing, and the quality of the dancing was exceptional.   It is clear that you all have been working very hard.

Speaking of competitors, we would like to thank each and every one of you for participating.  You are the life blood of any competition!  I would like to give a special thanks to all out of state dancers who came such a long way to be with us and to all the first time dancers who chose our competition as the paltform to new dancing adventures.

Thanks to all the enthusiastic spectators.   Dancers will dance much better before an excited, attentive crowd, and this crowd was great and rambunctious.

Thanks to the great panel of judges.  It is always a pleasure to be judged by such expertise.

Thanks to Richard and Laurie Collet for the use of the Rhapsody Ballroom.  What a great place to dance!

Thanks to all the great volunteers who made the whole day come off with out a flaw.

Thanks to Richard Collet, our MC, for moving the day along.

Thanks to Mike & Peg Johnston for the best music around. 

Thanks to Michael & Beth Nolan for a very fine job of organizing this comp.

Mark your calendar for  July 25, 2009 for
Midsummer Classic XVI.

For Full Results of Competition!

For Text File of Result!

Competition Photos!

We took lots of photos of the competition.  It was a joint effort of Jerry & Nikki Dvorak, Peg Johnston, and Scott Coates.  We tried to get everybody; I apologize to any one that we missed.

Click on the following link to see the 2008 competition photos, plus you can see pictures from past competitions too: (!

The photos can be down loaded and printed from this sight.

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SouthernStar Chapter USA Dance
PO Box 4
Valrico, Florida  33594

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