Ballroom Dance > 2013 MAC

Discussion in 'Ballroom Dance' started by Daphna, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. muyv

    muyv Member

    Do you have to pass the ticket checking point before you can get to the practice floor, change room or the vendors? Wondering if I could get there earlier in the afternoon to warm up/prepare before the evening session starts.
  2. Daphna

    Daphna Well-Known Member

    Since this is a new space for us not yet sure where registration will be going, so can't really answer your question. But you can get to the practice floor without going through the ballroom.
  3. Larinda McRaven

    Larinda McRaven Site Moderator Staff Member

    Good Luck to everyone at MAC!!! I hope the new space turns out to be wonderful!!
  4. JudeMorrigan

    JudeMorrigan Well-Known Member

    Indeed, have fun storming the dance competition, all!
  5. ACtenDance

    ACtenDance Active Member

    Don't forget to wash your hands often! I'm seeing a lot of facebook posts by people going to MAC who are sick...
  6. Jananananana

    Jananananana Active Member

    Let's make that: If you are sick, don't go to the MAC. There will be other competitions.
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  7. ChaChaMama

    ChaChaMama Well-Known Member

    We stayed home this weekend for exactly that reason: CCP has been battling bronchitis for almost 3 months (though I think he's finally turning the corner) and CCC came down with a stomach bug on Thursday. I'm 99% sure CCP isn't contagious anymore, but I also think the trip might be too exhausting for him in his rundown state (especially since it is hard to resist staying up until 1 or 2 AM at MAC.)

    I think we've gone to every MAC since 2006, so we sure would love to hear reports from people who are there, esp. on champ latin and standard, youth-senior. I know results will be posted, but would love to hear first-hand reports from anyone who has anything to say about new partnerships, who looks improved, interesting costumes...all that good stuff!

    Best wishes to all who are competing!!! (And to all who are organizing, volunteering, and getting stuff done behind the scenes!!!)
  8. Peaches

    Peaches Well-Known Member

    A picture from MAC (practice room, people in silhouette) is one of the Guardian's pictures from yesterday. Cool.
  9. Milen

    Milen Member

  10. Bailamosdance

    Bailamosdance Well-Known Member

    A few things to mention - the venue is beautiful - we were watching a heat and in the distance out the windows a yacht drifted by... As always everyone at the comp was gracious and welcoming. Parking is awesome, and altho the flooring has an unusual 'valley' in one corner (and short on the short side) it was very nice. Sizing was more intimate than Hammerstein Ballroom (more hotel comp style this year) but Friday night was fun, with everyone cheerful and cheering.
  11. scotttocs

    scotttocs Member

    We all miss you here!!! Speaking for the entire team gathered around the registration desk.
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  12. Daphna

    Daphna Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the kind words and CCM we miss you here, your presence is truly lacking.
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  13. j_alexandra

    j_alexandra Well-Known Member

    Wish I'd been able to volunteer this year. Oh, well. Next year.
  14. Bailamosdance

    Bailamosdance Well-Known Member

    Can a flash be used on cameras in the ballroom?
  15. syncopationator

    syncopationator Active Member

    So apparently there was some TV coverage (and I was in it), but no idea where I may find it. Does anyone know what TV channel was covering it and if a video may be floating around?
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  16. smidra86

    smidra86 Active Member

  17. Standarddancer

    Standarddancer Well-Known Member

    Any results?
  18. smidra86

    smidra86 Active Member

    o2cm already has the results up same day. Check the site.
  19. dlliba10

    dlliba10 Well-Known Member

    One* of your new dresses. :)
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  20. Joe

    Joe Well-Known Member

    So, if you went, what did you think of the new venue?

    Is this the ongoing venue, or will they be back to Manhattan Center next year?

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