"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 Experience!!!
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 40 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.
Please visit our 2019 OSB Photo Gallery to view / purchase your photos!... read more
If you have any questions about how to get your Personal Following videos, please call 813-317-4380.... read more
2019 Ohio Star Ball Final Results (including Collegiate) are now available under Results menu item!!!... read more
Using the Dance Vision (DV) app, you can instantly get real-time information about the 2019 Ohio Star Ball.... read more
Motion Capture Dance is official videographer and Live Stream vendor at this year's 2019 Ohio Star Ball!... read more
The Ohio Star Ball Dance Camp is a specific lecturer experience with 14 master teachers.... read more
Two amazing World Champion performances at this year’s 42nd Ohio Star Ball.... read more
Musical performances at 2019 OSB by American Idol winner, David Cook!!... read more
Registration for the 2019 Ohio Star Ball is now open!... read more
Please click above graphic to view additional info on OCC 2019!... read more
Please click graphic to view Fordney News Flash!... read more
*** SPECTATORS! - Event tickets are available for purchase at the Registration desk right outside of the Regency Ballroom on the 3rd floor! Ticket prices are listed on our General Admission and Dance Camp form (<- click here). For event info, please view the Program and Schedule items under the Program/Schedule menu tab above. There is parking underneath Hyatt and around the Convention Center. Click HERE for a map of the Hyatt Regency/Columbus Convention Center.
*** Final 2019 OSB Event Schedule, with Heat numbers, now available under 'Program/Schedule' menu tab above!
*** Please click 'Event Info' menu tab above and select 'OSB Newsletter' to view our Daily info newsletter.
*** Starting Friday morning, some OSB competitive events will be held in the Union Station Ballroom (previously called the Grand Ballroom). This is in addition to ongoing events being held in the Regency and Battelle Ballrooms. Please see the Final Schedule under 'Program/Schedule' menu tab above for further details.
*** Ohio Star Ball Collegiate Challenge competitive events will take place in the Union Station Ballroom on Saturday and Sunday.
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. 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.
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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.
Come join us at our other Events!
- Atlanta Open Dancesport Spectacular
- The NV Ball
- Galaxy Dance Festival
- Holiday Dance Classic
- Arnold Dancesport Classic