Winners: 2019 West Coast Dance Championships

We had a great time in sunny San Diego at the first Fred Astaire Dance Studios Competition of the new year – the 2019 West Coast Dance Championships. From January 17th through the 19th, we electrified the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina with some amazing ballroom and Latin Dancing.

Here is a rundown of the event’s big winners.

 

American Smooth Bronze/Silver Closed

Sasha Kharchenko

 

  1. Dillon Heggie and Sasha Kharchenko  РAustin, Texas
  2. Aaron Stowell and Brie Hofreiter – Ft. Walton Beach, Florida
  3. Justin Carter and Lyndsy Aguirre – Denver North, Colorado

 

American Smooth Open

Aaron Stowell and Brie Hofreiter

 

  1. Tykhon Zhyvkov and Yana Zhyvkov – Redondo Beach, California
  2. Aaron Stowell and Brie Hofreiter – Ft. Walton Beach, Florida
  3. Kacey Bicking and Emily Henderson – Portland, Oregon

 

Open International Ballroom

  1. Mikhail Nikolaev and Ksenia Kireeva – Chino, California

 

Open International Ballroom

  1. Francesco Bertini and Sabrina Bertini – Redondo Beach, California
  2. Tykhon Zhyvkov and Yana Zhyvkov – Redondo Beach, California
  3. Torres Slisarenko and Anastasiia Konieva – Scottsdale, Arizona

 

American Rhythm Bronze/Silver Closed

  1. Justin Carter and Lyndsy Aguirre – Denver North, Colorado
  2. Kacey Bicking and Emily Henderson – Portland, Oregon

 

American Open Rhythm

  1. Ryan Lockhart and Danelle Newman
  2. Alexander Zarek and Sasha Kharchenko
  3. Aaron Pierce and Ksenia Stavrica- Denver North, Colorado

 

Cabaret/Showdance

  1. Francesco Bertini and Sabrina Bertini – Redondo Beach, California
  2. Tykhon Zhyvkov and Yana Zhyvkov – Redondo Beach, California
  3. Torres Slisarenko and Anastasiia Konieva – Scottsdale, Arizona

Interested in coming to our next competition? Be sure to check with your instructor about local, regional and national competitions coming up in your area!