Minneapolis Ice Dance Weekend
July 17 - 19, 2020
New Location! Minnetonka Ice Arena

Join us for a weekend of ice dancing, socializing and fun at this year’s Minneapolis Ice Dance Weekend!

The Weekend

Skating is the primary focus of the weekend, with almost nine hours of ice time! Along with preliminary through international dances and social dances (such as the Riverside Rhumba and Golden Skaters' Waltz), there will be fun mixers to keep everyone moving. A mid-level clinic will be taught by lcoal ice dance coach, Laurie Benson, on Saturday morning. Music will played by a live DJ, Rob Voith. Meals and snacks will be served at the arena: catered meal and socializing following Friday's evening session, lunch provided on Saturday, and breakfast and lunch before and after the skating session on Sunday.

Saturday Night Dinner Dance

On Saturday evening, join us at the Arthur Murray Dance Studio in St. Paul for a private dinner dance. The evening will feature a buffet dinner and includes dance instruction (dance TBD). Complimentary table wine and beer will also be included. The Arthur Murray Dance Studio is 34 minutes from Minnetonka Ice Arena. Carpools can be arranged.

Schedule of Events   

6:00 PM - 6:30 PMRegistration
6:30 PM - 7:45 PMProgram Dance
7:45 PM - 8:00 PMResurface
8:00 PM - 9:00 PMProgram Dance
9:00 PM - 10:00 PMSocial Party with Catered Dinner at the Rink
9:30 AM - 10:30 AMClinic with Laurie Benson
10:30 AM - 10:45 AMResurface
10:45 AM - 12:00 PMProgram Dance
12:00 PM - 12:30 PMLunch at the Rink
12:00 PM - 12:15 PMResurface
12:30 PM - 1:45 PMProgram Dance
1:45 PM - 2:00 PMResurface
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMProgram Dance
7:00 PM - 11:00 PMDinner Dance at Arthur Murray
10:00 AM - 10:45 AMBreakfast at the Rink
10:45 AM - 11:45 AMProgram Dance - Preliminary through Bronze Selections Only
11:45 AM - 12:00 PMResurface
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMProgram Dance and Requests – All Levels
1:00 PM - 1:30 PMLunch at the Rink

Starlight Club Ice Dance Etiquette
Dance Lists - Tentative
Social Dance Patterns

CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY NOTICE:  Please refrain from wearing perfume or cologne, as these don’t help you skate better and can distract your partner. They also cause serious health problems for some of your fellow skaters. Thank you.

Local skaters, we would greatly appreciate donations of baked goodies, salads or other side dishes on Saturday or Sunday!


Sign up here to bring something:
Name I'll Bring
If you change your mind about what you want to bring, simply e-mail Becky at rkesk8@gmail.com
Thank you in advance for your donations!

The Minneapolis Ice Dance Weekend is hosted by the Starlight Ice Dance Club of the Twin Cities
Weekend Coordinator: Becky Evans, rkesk8@gmail.com
Please contact with any questions.