Adjudicators
and
Officials

  
Cora Lyn Uczekaj Adjudicator - Bellevue, WA
  Owner of Impulse Ballroom
Directors of Collegiate Youth Dancesport
Former Amateur and Professional Standard Champion with husband, Stephen Uczekaj.
Member of the NDCA and US Terpsichore Association
Certified Fellow in International Standard, Latin, American Smooth, Rhythm & Theater Arts 

Alexandria Hawkins Adjudicator -
  Alexandria Hawkins Has been teaching for 26 years, competed professionally in all categories Inc. theater arts. Standard finalist in many major completions through out the U.S. Rising star champion of the year in 1998,1999 rising star champion of the highly televised Ohio star ball also known as Americas Ballroom Challenge 

Giacomo Steccaglia Adjudicator - Rome, Italy
  World finalist

European Finalist

Blackpool Finalist

VIce World Latin American Showdance Champion

United States Latin American Champion

Italian Latin American Champion

Italian Latin American Showdance Champion

Choreographer for television, film and stage

International Finalist 

Melissa Dexter Adjudicator - Carlsbad, CA
World finalist

European Finalist

Blackpool Finalist

VIce World Latin American Showdance Champion

United States Latin American Champion

Italian Latin American Champion

Italian Latin American Showdance Champion

Choreographer for television, film and stage

International Finalist 

Rex Lewis Adjudicator - Redwood City, CA
Profesional Standard and Latin Championship Finalist
Co-Organizer, San Francisco Open DanceSport Championship
 

Denis Tremblay Adjudicator - BC, Canada
Holder of 13 Canadian Professional Championship titles
Grand Finalist at Blackpool’s British Open Championships
Guest lecturer at the Blackpool World Congress
IDSF Certified Adjudicator 

Ronald Montez Adjudicator - Marana, AZ
7 time undefeated United States Latin American Champion, World Finalist and British Finalist. Ron Montez is one of the most respected personalities in the dance business, as a dancer, coach and judge not only in the United States but internationally. He is a World Renowned coach & choreographer in both American & International Styles including Swing, and is Co-Host of PBS Ballroom Dance Championships World-class Adjudicator, WD&D 

Donna Edelstein Adjudicator - Plymouth, MN
   

Gosia Zygadlo Adjudicator - Livermore, CA
   

Valentina Kostenko Adjudicator - Los Angeles, CA
   

Nadia Eftedal Adjudicator - La Habra Heights, CA
Former British Open Professional Latin Champions
(WD&DSC) Registered Adjudicator No.144.
IDSF Registered Adjudicator 

Paul Holmes Adjudicator - New York, NY
As an Amateur, Paul became the British and United Kingdom National Champion in
1990, the same year that he won the World Cup Championships and made the the finals of the World and European Championships. Paul was also five-time British Open finalist, five-time U.K. Open finalist and five-time International Open finalist. He was also a finalist in the German Open and U.S. Open Championships. Paul turned professional in 1991 and reached the finals of the British National Championships and the U.S. National Championships. He was the first ever winner of the International Open Rising Star Championships, making semifinals in the British Open, International Open and U.K Open. Paul has taught all over the world and settled in the US in 1995.
 

Tomas Atkocevicius Adjudicator - Milbrae, CA
National and World Class Judge
Former Lithuanian Professional Standard Champion
US Professional International Standard Finalist
World Cup Professional International Standard Finalist
British Open and International Rising Star Runner up
World and European Professional Championship Semifinalist
Organizer of Pacific Grand Ball Dance Competition
Owner of Dance Vita Ballroom Studio 

Elizabeth C Knoll Adjudicator - Portland, OR
After turning professional in 1985, Beth became 1991 US National Professional Standard Champion. Among other accomplishments are the titles of 5-time US representative to World Championships, 8-time undefeated International Grand Champion, and featured performer on “Championship Ballroom Dancing." Beth went on to become an American Style Smooth Champion, a finalist in all major US Championships. Championship Certified (Fellow--Terpsichore) in all Styles. World-class Adjudicator--WDC. US National Invigilation Committee.  

Mark Weiss Adjudicator - Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
  Mark Weiss
Mark is a championship certified adjudicator with Terpsichore Standard, Latin, Smooth, Rhythm and Theatre Arts, was International Latin Rising Star Champion and Open Latin finalist at the United States Dancesport Championships and was a choreographer for season 1 and 2 on Foxs "So You Think You Can Dance".

In addition to his dancesport experience,he also runs his company Frogmouth Productions, Inc., providing production services for dancesport events across the country.
With his wife Viola he is a proud father of Four.
 

Ava R Kaye Brennen Chairman - San Francisco, CA
  Certified Chairman of Judges

NDCA Certified Scrutineer

Member of the USA Dance DanceSport Council as National Registrar. 

Daniel Tucker Emcee - Columbus, OH
   

Mark Tabor Scrutineer - Fort Worth, TX   
    NDCA+USA Dance+WDSF - Scrutineer
Introduced to ballroom dancing in 1993, Mark became involved in competition, and competed for over 15 years. Beginning in 2000, he organized 18 chapter competitions and Six USA Dance Regional Competitions. Throughout this experience, he developed the O2CM system for DanceSport competition management and began scrutineering. Mark moved to Oregon and began teaching at The Ballroom Dance Company in 2008. In 2013, Moved to Fort Worth Texas to better serve O2CM clients across the country at events nearly every other week. He works all levels of events as a scrutineer, including NDCA pro/am events, USA Dance National Championships and WDSF World Championship and World Cups.

*Organizer Columbia Star Ball 2010-2012
*Organizer Northwest DanceSport Championships 2003-2007
*Developer of the O2CM System
*NDCA Certified Scrutineer