Venue

2019 Berkeley Ballroom Classic will be held in the beautiful Pauley Ballroom, located on the 2nd floor of the MLK Student Union on UC Berkeley’s campus. The exact address is 2475 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720. 

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Showcase Couple Announced!

Cal Ballroom is very pleased to welcome Roman Drobotov and Liya Kazbekova as our 2019 showcase couple! Roman and Liya have been dancing together for 1 year and are US Professional Rising Star Latin Finalists and well as winners and medalists in many US and international competitions around the world.

Roman is two-time Ukrainian National Champion, silver Medalist of Blackpool Dance Festival, finalist of Austrian Open Championship, and a winner and medalist of international competitions in Poland, Italy, Beijing, England, Latvia, Holland, Russia.

Liya is a multiple Kazakhstan National Champion in Latin, Ballroom and 10 dance, a two-time finalist of WDSF World Championship in Latin and 10 dance, Master of Sport, finalist of German Open Championship, and has won and placed in international competitions in Korea, Germany, England, Italy, Poland, Lithuania, France, Georgia, Russia, Austria, Latvia, and Spain.