Rules & Policies

Event Rules, Policies & Syllabus


Pro/Am & Professional Mambo Rules

1. The Music for each round shall be approximately 1:15 to 1:45 seconds.
2. All finalists will dance a solo to the music of their choice, not to exceed 1:45 seconds prior to the final round.
3. Any type of costume is acceptable, however any costumes that reveal the buttocks or other parts of the body indiscriminately, if, in the opinion of the Rules Committee, too much flesh is exposed, a couple will be penalized and/or disqualified.
4. There are NO lifts allowed.

The United States Dance Championships are conducted under the rules and regulations governing competitions and championships recognized by the National Dance Council of America, Inc (NDCA).