Contests at the Bakersfield BallThe Bakersfield Weekend of Dancing ("Board Meeting")
every year has competitions in its March event.
These are non-sanctioned, that is, the categories,
eligibility and other rules are set by the hosting
The Bakersfield Chapter runs competitions similar to
those of the Convention, but without using the "Star"
format, the levels being Beginners, Intermediate and
Advanced instead. Usually there are also limited
events, like Senior Cha Cha or a Swing competition.
As for the Convention, to compete in the major events
one must be both a National Smooth Dancers member
and an amateur dancer.
Bakersfield Competitor registration form
National Smooth Dancers, Inc.