Tournament starts in:
The London Ball 6th & 7th October 2023
The London Ball 6th & 7th October 2023

The London Ball: Saturday 7th October 2023

Start Times

06:30 Doors Open

07:00 General Dancing

08:40 Student-Partner Ballroom

10:05 Student-Partner American Smooth

10.53 Student-Partner Ballroom, American Smooth Prize Presentation

11:10 Student-Partner Latin

12:23 Quarter-Final Under 16 Latin

13.10 Student-Partner Latin Prize Presentation

13:25 Quarter-Final Under 16 Ballroom

13:30 Quarter-Final Under 21 Ballroom

13:45 Warm Up Under 12 Ballroom

13:55 Semi-Final Under 16 Ballroom

14:05 Semi-Final Senior 35+50+ Ballroom

14:15 Quarter-Final Under 21 Latin

14:30 Band Start

15:20 Warm Up Under 12 Latin

15:28 Warm Up Senior 35+50+ Latin

15:36 Semi-Final Under 16 Latin

16:35 Quarter-Final Open Championship Student-Partner Latin

16:50 (U12, U16, U21, SN35+50+) Competitions Prize Presentation BL & LA

17:00 1st Round Amateur Ballroom

17:30 1st Round Amateur Latin

18:00 Semi-Final Open Championship Student-Partner BL

18:15 Semi-Final Open Championship Student-Partner LA

18:55 1st Round Professional Ballroom

19:25 Open Championship Student-Partner BL Finals B+A

19:40 Open Championship Student-Partner LA Finals C+B+A

20.30 1st Round Professional Latin

22:00 Student-Partner Open Championship Prize Presentation BL & LA

22:10 Warm Up Professional American Smooth

22.18 Victor & Sophia Showcase

20.34 Judges Introduction

23.40 Prize Presentation

23:50 The King


We are delighted to announce this year’s presentation of the London Ball, it will take place on the 6th & 7th October 2023 at the fabulous London Intercontinental Hotel, Park lane. We have an extensive range of event categories to choose from, Student-Partner, Juveniles, Juniors, Youth, Senior, Amateurs and Professionals.

Ashley Frolick and the Empress orchestra will return and play their superb sounds throughout the day.

We’re hoping for a most enjoyable day of great dancing and look forward to welcome you all back very soon.

Thank you and see you there.

Andrew & Irina


Intercontinental Hotel London, contemporary style in the heart of Mayfair. Once the site of a Royal residence, InterContinentalLondon Park Lane is now the epitome of modern elegance. Located between Mayfair and Knightsbridge in view of Buckingham Palace, the hotel is not far from the Tower of London, Big Ben and Trafalgar Square. Also worth seeing is the Victoria and Albert Museum, Madame Tussauds and The National Portrait Gallery.

Click here for The London Ball 2023 hotel reservation
The Directors of The London Ball have chosen two panels of Adjudicators who are past Champions or Finalists in the British Open and World Championships. With their experience and integrity they will judge the Competitors in a professional and impartial manner.
Chairman of Adjudication:
David Sycamore