Our Judges:

Jenell Maranto

Jenell Maranto is a  professional dancer and teacher with over  25 years experience. Together with her partner Jim Maranto,  Jenell has won every major Open Professional Smooth competition and every Professional Rising Start International Standard competition in the United States. Ultimately the highlight of the Maranto’s career was winning two U.S. American Smooth Championships in 1993 and 1994. Jenell is a Fellow of the Imperial Society Ballroom Branch, an examiner for DVIDA and  the author of the American Smooth Syllabus for DVIDIA.  Jenell  is a recipient of the prestigious Feather Award for the best female teacher in the United States.  We are honored to have Jenell as a member of the Arizona Dance Classic Judging Staff.


Harmony Munroe

Harmony Munroe began dancing at the age of 8 and currently co-owns Denver's premier school for Ballroom and Latin dancing, Colorado Dancesport. She has won numerous titles in American Rhythm, American Smooth, and International Latin dancing. Harmony has been a representative at the World 10 - Dance Championships and the World South American Showdance Championships as well as being a finalist at the World Mambo and the World Salsa Championships. Harmony is also the co-author of the DVIDA Syllabus of Country Western Dancing



Toby Munroe

Toby Munroe is the 2004 & 2005 UCWDC World Champion in the Classic Masters division. In January 2006 Mr. Munroe was voted "Best Male Couples Dance Instructor" at the Star Awards Gala held in Stockholm, Sweden. Toby began his dance career in 1990 after being dragged, kicking & screaming to a Country & Western Dance Festival. Since then he has gone on to become one of the most sought after coaches, choreographers & instructors in the World. His extensive background in dance includes Country, Swing, Hustle, Latin, Ballroom and Salsa. He has won countless titles in Swing, Hustle and on the UCWDC circuit. Toby won his first World Championship title in 2002 for ABC Choreography. He has been nominated for 9 Star Awards, taught at Stanford University and has been featured on the TNN and GAC television networks. Toby is also a four time Colorado State Swing Champion and a UCWDC Master Certified Judge

The Arizona Dance Classic offers a 1-day  Ballroom competition, with ProAm, Amateur and Professional Ballroom competitions in the styles of American Smooth & Rhythm and International Standard & Latin.

To Register Online for Ballroom Amateur & Professional divisions,  Click Here.

For Ballroom Amateur/Professional registration packet, Click Here.

For Ballroom Pro-Am Packet, contact Mona at 480-491-2393.


To contact us:

Phone: 480-491-2393 or 281-830-9929

FAX: 480-882-1830

E-mail: info@arizonadanceclassic.com



Arizona Dance Classic

P.O. Box 934

Queen Creek, Az.  85142

Ballroom Competition


August 1st - 3rd, 2014

A Fully Sanctioned UCWDC Event

Tentative Schedule, check back for updates




Ballroom Competition: Smooth/Standard, ProAM, Amateur, Single & Multi-dance


Lunch Break


Ballroom Competition: Rhythm/Latin, ProAM, Amateur, Single & Multi-dance