"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 Dancesport that was established in May, 2002 and provides young people with grants that allow them to train and compete in Dancesport competitions.
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 includes over 90 competitions held yearly in North America with a highly desired reward system and ends at the Ohio Star Ball with an exciting Team Match and awarded Titles.
Announcing the 2018 Ohio Star Ball All Styles Weekend Dance Camp!... read more
Meet Musical Legend, Taylor Dayne, and Miss America 2019, Nia Franklin on Friday and Saturday nights!... read more
Bringing a bit of sexiness back to the Ohio Star Ball, Tony Dovolani & Elena Grinenko to perform at 2018 OSB!... read more
Motion Capture Dance is official videographer and Live Stream vendor at this year's 2018 Ohio Star Ball!... read more
Nia Franklin, Miss America for 2019, sings Saturday night at the Ohio Star Ball!... read more
On Nov. 13-18, 2018, plan for the Ultimate Dancesport & Music Experience!!!... read more
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
*** Please click 'Event Info' tab above and select 'OSB Newsletter' to view our Daily info newsletter.
*** Final 2018 OSB Event Schedule, with Heat numbers, now available; click HERE! Note that the detail times of the Single Dances are also shown in a separate section toward the bottom of the Schedule.
*** 2018 Ohio Star Ball Entry Forms available on Registration page!
*** 2018 Ohio Star Ball Collegiate Challenge online registration also available on Registration page!
*** Hyatt Place Columbus/OSU now available for room reservations - More info below!
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 HERE. 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.
For those of you who would like to reserve your own hotel room, the Hyatt Place Columbus/OSU is a very good choice. It is located within 1.5 miles of the Hyatt Regency and Convention Center for added convenience. Reservations can be made by calling 888-492-8847 and mentioning the Ohio Star Ball, or via the hotel website at www.hyattplacecolumbusosu.com utilizing the group booking code G-STRB. There is a 3-night minimum stay for the $149 (plus tax) group rate to be applicable. Room rate includes complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet each morning, complimentary WiFi, and complimentary parking. There is a free shuttle to/from the convention center available upon request (7a-9p, weekdays; 10a-9p weekends). We encourage reservations to be coordinated by November 1, 2018 to ensure the group rate.
Online Hyatt Place Columbus/OSU group rate Booking Link: Ohio Star Ball 2018
Come join us at our other Events!
- Atlanta Open Dancesport Spectacular
- The NV Ball
- Galaxy Dance Festival
- Holiday Dance Classic
- Arnold Dancesport Classic