Eligibility Requirements for U.S. Championships

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS - AMATEUR COMPETITORS

1. UNITED STATES NATIONAL AMATEUR BALLROOM CHAMPIONSHIPS: Properly registered Amateur Competitors are eligible to dance in any closed championship of the United States Ballroom Championships if they fulfill one of the following criteria:
a. Both members of the partnership are United States citizens, and neither member of the partnership has been nominated by a national organization to represent another country in the previous 12 months.
b. One half of the partnership is a United States citizen, and neither member of the partnership has been nominated by a national organization to represent another country in the previous 12 months, and the half of the partnership that is not a U.S. citizen has resided in the USA for the previous 6 months.
(1) Any Non-U.S. citizen who has resided in the United States of America for less than the previous twelve months may be required to submit a photo copy of their passport showing the date they entered the USA before their entry into a closed United States National Championship may be accepted.
c. Both members of the partnership are non-United States citizens, but both members of the partnership have resided in the USA for the previous 6 months, and neither member of the partnership has been nominated by a national organization to represent another country in the previous 12 months.
(1) Any Non-U.S. citizen who has resided in the United States of America for less than the previous twelve months may be required to submit a photo copy of their passport showing the date they entered the USA before their entry into a closed United States National Championship may be accepted.