River City
Mini  Match

Longest running consecutive Ballroom 

Competition in Jacksonville!

Two Professional Divisions:

Future Stars Division
Open Professional Division


Check your Mail for Details

Call Rick for Info.
Phone 904-710-3740
Fax 904-908-4972

NEW!!!       NEW!!!    NEW!!! NEW!!!   NEW!!!  NEW!!!  NEW!!!  NEW!!!

Only at Mini Match # 100

 There will be 2 New Divisions:


  Featured Dances will be:

Waltz or Tango or Quickstep , Foxtrot or Viennese Waltz
Rumba or Mambo or Bolero or Salsa or Samba or Paso Doble
E. or W. Swing or Cha Cha or Jive or Hustle or Merengue 

Ask Your Teacher for Entry Details

Teachers to register your students for the Mini Match click the the E-mail link.

Mini Match Request Form




Ben and Stephanie Castellano :



Since starting to dance and compete together in 2007 Ben and Stephanie have achieved these high honors:
United States Dancesport Rising Star Semi Finalist
Undefeated Fred Astaire Regional Open Rhythm Champion-2007-2010
Fred Astaire National Open Rhythm Finalist
Open Professional Rhythm finalist Millennium Dancesport,
Open Professional Rhythm finalist Florida Superstars
Open Professional Rhythm finalist First Coast Classic
Open Professional Rhythm finalist Manhattan Dancesport
Open Professional Rhythm finalist Southeastern States
Open Professional Rhythm finalist Yuletide Ball
Open Professional Rhythm finalist  The Grand Nationals
Open Professional Rhythm finalist  Florida State

 Ben and Stephanie are very popular performers, here are some of their performance experiences:
Some of their clients include:
Herrah’s Casino, Motorola, Kellogg’s , American Express, Disney World, The Breakers, American Red Cross, Toyota, Ronald McDonald House with special guest of honor ESPN anchor and “Dancing With The Stars” alum Erin Andrews
Busch Gardens, Anheiser-Busch, Magic Dance Club, Dance Heat USA, The Majestic Dancesport and the River City Mini Match, Marriott Hotels, Seminole Hard Rock Casino, City of Tampa, Jaguar,  Florida Association of Plastic Surgeons, the Outback Bowl, CANdance Sarasota ,John Travolta and his wife, Kelly Preston, receiving an enthusiastic “thumbs up” from the dance icon.

Stephanie was also selected to dance with Emmit Smith following his Dancing With the Stars win, performing his memorable samba to “Sir Duke” live for the Super Bowl XLI party. Ben was also in The Super Bowl Half Time Show featuring Big Bad VooDoo Daddy ,Stevie Wonder and Gloria Estefan. Stephanie has been a cast member of the play “Footloose” on two occasions.

 Ben has also performed with Boca Ballet theater in Romeo and Juliet
The Naples Philharmonic with Eric Kunzel and The Boca Pops featuring Doc Severenson

 Ben and Stephanie are most proud of their greatest accomplishments which is their 3 children.



What are the Centurion & Monarch Divisions?

What is the Open Professional Division?

New location!!!

10131 Atlantic Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32225
Phone: (904) 721-3399

For directions call 



Rick at (904)-710-3740

Admission is $45.00
Doors will open at 12:00 pm & the 
Competition begins at 1:00 pm

The Grand Ballroom at 

    Click link for Door to Door Directions.


For more Information click below.
Or FAX 904-908-4972

Mail To: Rick Vance
7386 Ginger Tea Trail S.
Jacksonville, FL 3224
Make Checks Payable to:
R. V. Thoele


Mini Match 101
April 28, 2013