Congratulations to all the BDSC Couples who Competed at the 2013 Empire Dance Championships in New York, New York


The Empire Dance Championships is an annual competition held in the beginning of August at the Conrad Hotel in Tribeca, New York and is organized by Augusto Schiavo, Giampiero Giannico, and Erminio Stefano. The competition features events for Amateur (from Pre-teen to Adult), Professional, and Pro-Am competitors and is the first year that these organizers hosted the event!

Marat Gimaev and Alina Basyuk
Professional Standard Championships: 2nd

Pasha Stepanchuk and Anastasiya Danilova
Amateur Latin Championships: 1st

Aleksey Karaulov and Vlada Semenova
Amateur Latin Championships: 3rd

Dmitry Nikishkin and Olena Shvets
Professional Latin Rising-Star Championships: 1st
Professional Latin Championships: 9th

Stanislav Savich and Annie He Xiao
Professional Latin Rising-Star Championships: 3rd
Professional Latin Championships: 7th

Patryk Ploszaj and Anna Kaczmarski
Under-21 Standard Championships: 2nd
Youth Standard Championships: 1st
Youth Latin Championships: 1st

Daniel Ostrom and Ekaterina Kuleshova
Junior 2 Latin Championships: 4th

Julian Sklyut and Sabrina Isakow
Junior 2 Latin Championships: 6th
Junior 1 Latin Championships: 1st

Christine Florio and Pasha Stepanchuk
Amateur “A” Gold Latin: 1st
Amateur “A” Full Gold Latin: 1st