You think $100 is a whole lot to pay for shoes. Ha, just wait until you see prices for legit costumes.
There’s always some sort of partnering or dating or partnering AND dating drama going on.
You have no idea who your partner will be for the next competition, which may or may not be next week.
Girls are always on the prowl for a skilled male partner.
You’re cool with sleeping on a dorm room floor for the night.
You are borrowing a skirt from a teammate but have no idea to whom it actually belongs.
You want to get a drink post competition but have to consider whether any of the people you are with are underage.
You have lots of friends from colleges all over the place. Who all seem to know each other somehow.
You have some pretty intense ballroom crushes. EIther opposite- or same-sex, doesn’t matter.
You go from raggedy sweats as a uniform to glammed out competition mode with a flip of a switch.
You’re willing to drive 10+ hours to a competition but never to fly.
You scrounge money for occasional private lessons a couple times a semester.
You regularly go to sleep at 3 am and wake up at 5 am to get ready for a competition.
You bring homework to a competition but inevitably don’t even touch it.
You are not quite sure how old anyone is….they could range from 17 to over 35.
You wear a costume that belongs to either the team or a team member and it has been used by at least five people in the past couple of years.
You want to just leave already, be it from campus or the competition or team dinner, but it takes the team almost-literally years to go anywhere.
You just love everyone, because the collegiate ballroom dance community is a fantastic one! Much Ballroom Love!