On Nov. 13-18, 2018, plan for the Ultimate Dancesport & Music Experience!!!… read more
"There are no strangers at the Ohio Star Ball, only friends we have not met yet..." Every competition is one step closer to the Ohio Star Ball . . . Your Ultimate Dancesport Series Experience, Nov. 14-19, 2017!!!
The Fordney Foundation is a non-profit foundation for dance sport that was established in May, 2002 and provides young people with a gift for the sport grants that allow them to train and compete in dance sport competition.
The Best of the Best Dancesport Challenge is a competition for some of the top Pro-Am couples from over 30 Dancesport events and winners compete at the Grand Finale held in November at the Ohio Star Ball.
The World Pro/Am Dancesport Series is a network of over 90 competitions held yearly throughout North America with a highly desired reward system and ends at the Ohio Star Ball with an exciting Team Match and awarded Titles.
41st Anniversary Dance Nostalgia with musical guest Taylor Dayne!… read more
Please click above graphic to view additional info on OCC 2018!… read more
Please click graphic to view Fordney News Flash!… read more
*** 2018 Entry Forms now available on Registration page!
*** For last year's 2017 Ohio Star Ball Results, click ->HERE <-, and for Scoresheets by Person, click ->HERE<-
Tickets, Competitor Registration, and Hotel Reservations!
For Ticket information, please visit our Tickets page, and for Competitor Entry Forms Registration information, please visit our Registration page. The 2018 Tentative Schedule is available on the Schedule page. Please check back regularly to this web site and on our Facebook page for any updates or news.
If you're planning to attend the Ohio Star Ball on a Package, please contact your studio if you have any questions on tickets, registration, hotels, or pricing. If you're a studio or independent teacher/student and have tickets/registration/hotel/pricing questions, please contact the Ohio Star Ball Registrar using the information on the Contact Us page.
For those of you who are not on a Package and would like to reserve a hotel room, please call our Hotel Room Reservation Hotline, 614-940-8668, preferably between the hours of 8 am and 8 pm Eastern time. We will need to know your arrival/departure dates and whether you want Single or Double occupancy. The group rate is $190.
Another room reservation option is to contact Hyatt Place Columbus-OSU by calling 888-492-8847 or via the hotel website at www.hyattplacecolumbusosu.com utilizing the group booking code G-STRB. The group rate is $149 and there is a 3-night minimum stay for group rate to be applicable. This hotel is within 1.5 miles of the Hyatt Regency and Convention Center and reservations should be completed by October 11, 2018 to ensure the group rate. Reservations requested after October 11th will be accepted based on Hotel availability at that time.
Hyatt Place Columbus/OSU Booking Link: Click ->HERE<-
To see a list of other nearby hotels in the downtown Columbus area, please click ->HERE<-
2018 Ohio Star Ball Collegiate Challenge
Please click -> HERE <- to view/download important ticket and competitor information (in PDF format) about the Ohio Star Ball Collegiate Challenge! (updated 11-13-17) NOTE: 2018 information provided soon.
Please click -> HERE <- to view the current list of registrants for the 2017 Ohio Star Ball Collegiate Challenge! NOTE: 2018 registrant info provided as we get closer to the event.