The Championship is a two-day shows and competitions, outlining the grace and skills of the ballroom dance contestants accompanied with intervals of social ballroom dancing, games with the audience and professional dance performances. Doors are opening in the morning with preliminary rounds. Finals, awards and social dancing are in the evening sessions.
The featuring are disciplines like Argentine Tango, Salsa, Hustle, Country Western Two Step and West Coast Swing as well as the traditional Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Cha-cha, Rumba, Jive and many more...(full list you can find in the website). New England Open is hosting championships in all dance stiles for amateurs, professionals, pro-am couples, traditional and same-sex couples with featuring the New England Regional same-sex ballroom dance Championship.
This event will benefit the general population- 18 years old and above; man, woman and transgender. It is open to everybody. One of the main goals is to introduce ballroom dancing as an outlet, a safe environment and an alternative pro-social event for the youth. Such event is teaching them about partnership, understanding, tolerance, and responsibility not only on the dance floor but in life.