Ithaca College recently hosted its first ever ballroom dance competition, the Cayuga DanceSport Challenge. More than 180 competitors from 20 different schools danced in the collegiate competition. The Ben Light Gymnasium was filled with the music of cha-cha, bolero, mambo, rumba, and swing. Ithaca College students placed in many events, winning more than 40 ribbons in all.
Watch Katie Crutchfield '10 and Vincent Whitney '11 take first place with their performance in the international cha-cha competition.
The Cayuga DanceSport Challenge was organized by the Ithaca College Ballroom Dance Club and Cornell University's DanceSport Team. Ithaca College has many student dance groups, whose specialties range from breakdancing to tap dance.
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