Event Information

Ballroom Xplosion VIII

The birth Balroom Xplosion began in Detroit May of 2011. After a 4 year hiatus on the road that took us through Charlotte, NC; Atlanta, GA and Augusta, GA will be making it’s much awaited and eagerly anticipated return to the place where all started….

Detroit, Michigan!  The “Motor City Homecoming” will be the main emphasis and theme for the weekend of May 17-19, 2018. The Detroit Dance community and other cities around the country are enthusiastic about the return to Detroit. We are expecting record breaking attendance for our 8th Year Anniversary.



All roads and airlines lead to the Motor City Detroit, Michigan as we continue to make history and bring a national focus to Urban Ballroom Dance. In 2018, Urban Ballroomers that included All-Styles, will show up in record number with over 25 states and a plethora of cities from around the country were represented. Dancers are coming from as far as Bessemer, AL; Pensacola, FL; Austin, Houston &Dallas TX; Buffalo, N.Y., Los Angeles, CA, to name a few.


The 2018 Annual event will feature once again dance performances by the outstanding Smooth & Easy Dance Troupe of Washington, DC and Detroit's Ballroom Xplosion Dance Team of Detroit, MI. In addition, 2018 will also feature our 3nd Dance Team Competition. Dance Teams locally and from around the country will be competing for cash prizes while displaying various styles of their choice. BX Weekend will kick off with our "Thursday Night Welcome Party" Tropical Breeze Dance, colors of the rainbow  theme.


With its' unique blend of various genres of dance music, dance styles and workshops, Ballroom Xplosion VIII will continue to set new standards in Urban Ballroom Dance Conventions. We are proud to stake claim as being the ONLY Urban Dance Convention to travel from city to city throughout the USA.  As host for this great weekend event, we are committed to supporting the consciousness and advancement of Urban Ballroom Dance.   We will continue expand relationships and explore similarities within the urban dance community through workshops, seminars and exhibitions. We look forward to its' continued expansion, not only in the local and national communities, but in the global community as well.


We are coming back together from the north, south, east and west to share in the masterful art of urban ballroom dancing, e.g. Detroit Ballroom, Cha-Cha Ballroom, Chicago Steppin', DC-Baltimore Hand Dance, Detroit Bop, Philly Bop, Kansas City 2 Step, Latin Hustle, Salsa, Line Dance and more. We look forward to you coming while enjoying the fun, the history, experienced dance instruction that has been planned for your weekend. No doubt, you will enjoy the music that fits your style and DJ's who not only understand the urban ballroom style, but who is committed to catering to the "All-Styles" Ballroom Community.

You will meet dancers from across the country, hear great music, and receive dance instruction from Masters in their style, conducting workshops in various styles and techniques of dance.....why would you miss it?! Join us for this, the Eighth Annual Ballroom Xplosion. If you love more than one dance, this is surely the event designed especially for YOU!

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