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Cardinal Classic dance competition swings into action April 5
Stanford's fourth annual Cardinal Classic collegiate and amateur ballroom dance competition kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday in Roble Gym, and spectators are invited to come check out the action.
All-day admission for spectators is $5 and free for students with a valid Stanford ID. Organizers say they expect more than 100 competitors.
At 9:30 p.m., the Stanford Ballroom Dance Team faces off against archrival University of California-Berkeley and seven other schools from California and Nevada in the highly contested team-match events.
Here is a full schedule of events: 11 a.m. American smooth; 12:30 p.m. international standard; 2:30 p.m. nightclub; 4 p.m. formation team competition (between four and 10 couples dance a choreographed routine); 6:30 p.m. American rhythm; 7:30 p.m. international Latin; 9:30 p.m. team matches; 10:30 p.m. "Hot Sizzling Latin Show" by Bay Area professional dancers.
For more information, go to http://sbdt.org/cardinal-classic.