“Dancing for Special Stars” is a dance contest patterned after the hit television program “Dancing with the Stars.” This event is a fundraiser for Special Olympics North Dakota (SOND) held in Grand Forks in April and Minot in October and will feature area celebrities paired with local dance instructors. Each couple performs a dance of their choice. The dance team with most votes (from donations, audience votes from tickets received with admission ticket-30 points, judges’ scores) wins the competition. Audience members can also buy additional points at the event for $1 per point to go to their favorite dance couple(s).
Grand Forks Event:
The 11th Annual Dancing for Special Stars (Grand Forks) was held at HOPE Church in Grand Forks. The teams were:
- Brooks Binstock & Heather Binstock
- Josh Brown & Jennifer Pasley
- Shanna Field & Franklin Wickstrom
- Tracy Kennedy & Andy Sullivan
- Rory Manke & Sami Larson
- Ryan Paulson & Sue Moe
- Sadie Ripley & Jack Jeno
The 6th Annual Dancing for Special Stars (Minot) will be held Tuesday, November 10th at the Ann Nicole Nelson Hall at MSU in Minot.
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