Adjudicators and Officials

Marianne Nicole Adjudicator - Stamford, CT   
    NDCA - A+ B+ C+ D+ E+

Rita Algarra Adjudicator - New Jersey   
     - A+ B+ C+ D+ E+

Gosia Zygadlo Adjudicator - Livermore, CA

Glenn G Weiss Adjudicator - Rancho Palos Verdes, CA   
    NDCA+USA Dance+WDSF - A+ B+ C+ D+ E+
Former World Amateur Modern Champion, Former World Pro Modern Finalist, Two-time World Champion, Blackpool Champion, International Champion, European Champion, and UK Champion He currently resides in Southern California and teaches at local studios as well as other US and International locations. Glenn judges on a regular basis a at the International in London, the German Masters in Frankfurt, the Japan Open in Tokyo, USDSC in Florida, Ohio Star Ball and other Northern American, European and Asian competitions throughout the year 

Valentina Kostenko Adjudicator - Los Angeles, CA

Nadia Eftedal Adjudicator - La Habra Heights, CA
Former British Open Professional Latin Champions
(WD&DSC) Registered Adjudicator No.144.
IDSF Registered Adjudicator 

Kristiina Ilo Adjudicator - Carmel, IN
Former 2 times undefeated all Soviet Union Ten- Dance Champion

World 10-Dance Finalist.

United States International Standard Finalist.

Imperial and North American Standard and Latin Finalist.

3-times United States Top Couple of the Year

World Class Adjudicator, Championship certified in all styles of dancing.

Represented U.S. as a judge on 2006 World Professional Latin
ShowDance Championships in Italy.

Trainer and coach of World and United States Champions.

Owner of Starlite Ballroom and DanceSchool, Indianapolis

Jurga Pupelyte Adjudicator - S San Francisco, CA

Mark Weiss Adjudicator - Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Mark Weiss
Mark is a championship certified adjudicator with Terpsichore Standard, Latin, Smooth, Rhythm and Theatre Arts, was International Latin Rising Star Champion and Open Latin finalist at the United States Dancesport Championships and was a choreographer for season 1 and 2 on Foxs "So You Think You Can Dance".

In addition to his dancesport experience,he also runs his company Frogmouth Productions, Inc., providing production services for dancesport events across the country.
With his wife Viola he is a proud father of Four.

Didio Barrera Adjudicator - Miami Beach, FL
World Dance & DanceSport Council Registered (WD&DSC)
Adjudicator No.145 - 2007

Began dancing at 13 with Fred Astaire Dance Studio.
Began teaching with Fred Astaire Dance Studio (Bob Medeiros, owner) at age 15.
Owner and Dance Director of Dance City Dance Studio, Miami - 1985 - 1995.
1995 – now Features Editor for Dance Beat International, and Dance Beat Newspaper

Very active in TV Production of Dancesport Events.

Anna Trebunskaya Adjudicator -

Alan Dixon Adjudicator - Chino Hills, CA

Nicholas Kosovich Adjudicator - Los Angeles, CA
2005 World American Ballroom Champions.

2004 & 2005 US American Ballroom Champions

2003/2005 US National Classic Showdance Champions

2004/2005 World Classic Showdance Runners up

2002/2003, World Classic Showdance Finalists
2 x World 10-Dance Semi Finalists

Championship certified in all styles of Dance - Terpsichore.

National, World Class Judge, WD&DSC Registered 

Peter L Walker Adjudicator - Cambridge, MA

Elizabeth C Knoll Adjudicator - Portland, OR
After turning professional in 1985, Beth became 1991 US National Professional Standard Champion. Among other accomplishments are the titles of 5-time US representative to World Championships, 8-time undefeated International Grand Champion, and featured performer on “Championship Ballroom Dancing." Beth went on to become an American Style Smooth Champion, a finalist in all major US Championships. Championship Certified (Fellow--Terpsichore) in all Styles. World-class Adjudicator--WDC. US National Invigilation Committee.  

Rex Lewis Adjudicator - Redwood City, CA
Profesional Standard and Latin Championship Finalist
Co-Organizer, San Francisco Open DanceSport Championship

Ava Kaye Adjudicator - San Francisco

Ava R Kaye Brennen Chairman - San Francisco, CA
Certified Chairman of Judges

NDCA Certified Scrutineer

Member of the USA Dance DanceSport Council as National Registrar. 

John DePalma Emcee - Stamford, CT

Brent Mills Music Director - Arizona
Brent Thomas Mills and “Sound Stream are the music coordinators for over 50 different DanceSport events nationwide. To name a few; The Ohio Star Ball, United States Dancesport Championships in Orlando, San Francisco Open and others. Brent also coordinated all of the music for “America’s Ballroom Challenge” on PBS this past season and played many of his own compositions for the professional finals. Brent is also the lead designer/consultant for the reality hit TV show “So You Think You Can Dance”, now beginning the third season with Fox Entertainment
Along with “Sound Stream” Brent is the owner of DanceLife USA 

Gitte Svendsen Registrar - Santa Clarita, CA

Mark Tabor Scrutineer - Fort Worth, TX   
    USA Dance+WDSF - Scrutineer
Introduced to ballroom dancing in 1993, Mark became involved in competition, and competed for over 15 years. Beginning in 2000, he organized 18 chapter competitions and Six USA Dance Regional Competitions. Throughout this experience, he developed the O2CM system for DanceSport competition management and began scrutineering. Mark moved to Oregon and began teaching at The Ballroom Dance Company in 2008. In 2013, Moved to Fort Worth Texas to better serve O2CM clients across the country at events nearly every other week. He works all levels of events as a scrutineer, including NDCA pro/am events, USA Dance National Championships and WDSF World Championship and World Cups.

*Organizer Columbia Star Ball 2010-2012
*Organizer Northwest DanceSport Championships 2003-2007
*Organizing Team member for the USA Dance National Championships 2015-2017
*Developer of the O2CM System
*Certified Scrutineer