UCSB COTILLION THROWS DOWN AT UCR ORANGE BLOSSOM BALL

by Andrew on April 15, 2014

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Congratulations to everyone who competed at UC Riverside’s 11th Annual Orange Blossom Ball on Saturday, April 12! And a very big thank you to the families and friends that came out to cheer for Cotillion!

This year’s Orange Blossom Ball had over 100 leaders and 130 followers from over 16 different universities and studios – and Cotillion made an impressive appearance!

Here are the highlights:

Mike and Ashley

  • 6th place in Bronze American Waltz
  • 6th place in Bronze American Foxtrot
  • 7th place in Bronze International Tango
  • 8th place in Silver International Foxtrot
  • 3rd place in Bronze International Foxtrot

Phillip and Nancy

  • 5th place in Bronze American Waltz
  • 2nd place in Newcomer American Waltz
  • 1st place in Newcomer American Viennese Waltz
  • 6th place in Bronze International Waltz
  • 1st place in Bronze International Tango
  • 1st place in Bronze International Viennese Waltz
  • 5th place in Bronze International Quickstep
  • 2nd place in Newcomer International Waltz
  • 1st place in Newcomer International Tango
  • 1st place in Newcomer International Viennese Waltz
  • 1st place in Newcomer International Quickstep

Henry and Hannah

  • 6th place in Bronze American Waltz
  • 5th place in Bronze American Foxtrot
  • 6th place in Bronze American Viennese Waltz
  • 6th place in Silver American Viennese Waltz
  • 8th place in Bronze International Tango
  • 7th place in Bronze International Quickstep
  • 8th place in Silver International Foxtrot
  • 3rd place in Bronze International Foxtrot
  • 3rd place in Silver International Quickstep
  • 8th place in Silver American Swing
  • 5th place in Bronze International Cha Cha
  • 4th place in Bronze International Samba
  • 1st place in Bronze International Rumba
  • 5th place in Bronze International Jive

David and Cady

  • 7th place in Bronze American Viennese Waltz
  • 5th place in Newcomer American Foxtrot
  • 2nd place in Newcomer American Viennese Waltz
  • 6th place in Newcomer International Rumba
  • 3rd place in Newcomer International Jive

Mike and Celeste

  • 3rd place in Silver American Tango
  • 6th place in Silver American Foxtrot
  • 1st place in Silver American Viennese Waltz
  • 5th place in Gold American Waltz
  • 4th place in Gold American Tango
  • 3rd place in Gold American Foxtrot
  • 3rd place in Gold American Viennese Waltz
  • 3rd place Bronze International Viennese Waltz
  • 2nd place in Silver International Quickstep
  • 4th place in Bronze International Jive
  • 6th place in Silver International Jive

Sebastian and Linda

  • 3rd place in Newcomer American Foxtrot
  • 5th place in Newcomer American Viennese Waltz
  • 6th place in Newcomer International Waltz
  • 2nd place in Newcomer International Quickstep
  • 7th place in Newcomer American Swing

Kendrick and Elena

  • 2nd place in Gold American Waltz
  • 2nd place in Gold American Tango
  • 2nd place in Gold American Foxtrot
  • 2nd place in Gold American Viennese Waltz
  • 1st place in Gold International Waltz
  • 1st place in Gold International Tango
  • 1st place in Gold International Viennese Waltz
  • 1st place in Gold International Foxtrot
  • 1st place in Gold International Quickstep
  • 2nd place in Novice American Smooth (W/T)
  • 2nd place in Pre-Novice American Smooth (W/T)
  • 3rd place in Pre-Novice International Standard (W/QS)
  • 2nd place in Novice International Standard (W/F/QS)

Jonathan and Diane

  • 4th place in Bronze International Waltz
  • 2nd place in Bronze International Tango
  • 3rd place in Bronze International Quickstep
  • 6th place in Silver International Quickstep

Kyle and Danae

  • 6th place in Bronze International Waltz
  • 6th place in Bronze International Tango
  • 2nd place in Bronze International Quickstep

Mike and Liv

  • 2nd place in Silver American Cha Cha
  • 2nd place in Silver American Rumba
  • 2nd place in Silver American Swing
  • 2nd place in Gold American Rumba
  • 2nd place in Gold American Swing
  • 4th place in Silver International Samba
  • 6th place in Silver International Rumba
  • 4th place in Silver International Jive
  • 7th place in Gold International Jive
  • 6th place in All-Levels Salsa
  • 3rd place in All-Levels Hustle
  • 2nd place in All-Levels Lindy Hop

Kyle and Jodie

  • 4th place in Gold International Cha Cha
  • 5th place in Gold International Samba
  • 3rd place in Gold International Rumba
  • 3rd place in Gold International Jive
  • 7th place in All-Levels Salsa
  • 4th place in All-Levels Hustle
  • 3rd place in All-Levels West Coast Swing
  • 6th place in Pre-Novice International Latin (CC/R)
  • 6th place in Novice International Latin (CC/S/R)

Andrew and Elena

  • 1st place in Gold International Cha Cha
  • 2nd place in Gold International Samba
  • 2nd place in Pre-Novice International Latin (CC/R)
  • 3rd place in Novice International Latin (CC/S/R)

Kendrick and Whitney

  • 6th place in Gold International Samba
  • 4th place in Gold International Rumba
  • 5th place in Gold International Jive

Sebastian and Nancy

  • 5th place in Newcomer International Jive

Phillip and Ari

  • 1st place in Gold International Jive
  • 4th place in Pre-Novice International Latin (CC/R)

Can and Bri

  • 1st place in All-Levels Salsa
  • 1st place in All-Levels Merengue
  • 1st place in All-Levels Hustle
  • 1st place in Championship International Latin (CC/S/R/PD/J)

Andrew and Ari

  • 4th place in All-Levels Salsa
  • 2nd place in All-Levels Merengue

Brian and Kris (alum)

  • 5th place in All-Levels Salsa
  • 5th place in All-Levels Merengue
  • 5th place in All-Levels Hustle
  • 3rd place in Novice American Smooth (W/T)
  • 4th place in Pre-Novice American Smooth (W/T)
  • 2nd place in Pre-Championship American Smooth (W/T/F)
  • 1st place in Novice American Rhythm (CC/R/SW)
  • 1st place in Pre-Novice American Rhythm (CC/R)

Phillip and Danae

  • 6th place in All-Levels Hustle

Ryan and Marissa

  • 1st place in All-Levels West Coast Swing
  • 1st place in Pre-Novice International Standard (W/QS)
  • 3rd place in Novice International Standard (W/F/QS)

Sebastian and Casey

  • 3rd place in All-Levels Lindy Hop

Can and Nicole

  • 1st place in All-Levels Argentine Tango

David and Casey

  • 5th place in All-Levels Argentine Tango

Matt and Kelly

  • 1st place in Championship American Smooth (W/T/F/VW)

Benedikt and Kat

  • 1st place in Pre-Champion International Standard (W/T/F/QS)
  • 1st place in Championship International Standard (W/T/VW/F/QS)

Sammy and Lauren

  • 2nd place in Novice American Rhythm (CC/R/SW)
  • 2nd place in Pre-Novice American Rhythm (CC/R)

And last but not least – Cotillion won the team match with an East Coast Swing by Mike and Liv, a Samba by Can and Bri, an International Foxtrot by Kendrick and Elena, and an American Viennese Waltz by Matt and Kelly.

For the full Orange Blossom Ball results listings and scoresheets, go to http://www.orangeblossomball.com/ and click on the Results page.

If you enjoyed UC Riverside’s Orange Blossom Ball, don’t miss the Stanford Cardinal Classic on Saturday, 4/26 – with a professional ballroom showcase and workshops by Andrea and Iveta Faraci. For more information, check out http://cardinalclassic.sbdt.org/.

Want to know more about ballroom dance competitions, waltz on over to our Dancesport page: http://cotillionatucsb.com/dancesport-resources/.

Photo by Robert Darneal. Check out the rest of Rob’s photos at https://www.facebook.com/robert.darneal/media_set?set=a.667547373312941.1073741845.100001730539187&type=1.

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