Beginner lessons @ 8 pm and Intermediate @ 6:30, 7:15 pm Mondays at Old Brick

Competition team practice @ 6:30 at Old Brick

Competition Team Required Meetings:

February 5th 6:30 pm-Star of the North Registration and Shoe order

February 26th 6:00 pm-Dress Rehearsal for Star of the North 

March 12th 6:30-Registration for Iowa Dancesport Classic




Top 5 Reasons To Join!

1.  Recognized by the University of Iowa as the 2012 Outstanding Student Organization and 2012 Most Improved Student Organization:

2.  Eleven weeks per semester of professional ballroom and Latin dance lessons:

Taught by Derrick & Susie Murray of

3.  Professionally coached Competition and Performance Team (Wednesdays at 7 pm):

Hawkeye Ballroom after winning 2012 Iowa Dancesport Classic

2011 North American Smooth Championships in Columbus, OH

USA Dance Collegiate National Championship in Columbus, OH

2011 North American Latin Championships in Columbus, OH

4.  Professional Dance Workshops by world renown dance instructors including:

Edward Simon

Armando Duarte

5.  Social dances with live bands and professional Latin DJ's including:

Participated in the Latina/o Heritage Month Celebration, Welcome, & Dance

Sponsored dance with the Rod Pearson Big Band at the IMU Ballroom

5+.  Help us find new and exciting ways to give back to the University of Iowa Community through collaboration with other student groups.

Check out our Hundreds of Videos on YouTube

A little about our organization

HBDCo. is a student run and supported organization dedicated to developing leadership, social, and professional skills in University of Iowa students.  We are dedicated to providing a fun, inviting, highly social atmosphere where youth and adults of all ages can discover the joys of social ballroom dancing.  We provide low-cost professional level ballroom dance instruction (both social and competitive), competitive collegiate ballroom dance opportunities, and performance outlets to the University of Iowa and greater Iowa City community.

Leadership opportunities

Elections for the executive council (University of Iowa student only) take place each Spring for the following school year.  All dance instruction is provided by Dance New York.  All interested parties are welcome to inquire to studorg-hawkeyeballroom@uiowa.edu for more information.

HBDCo. in the News!

Fall 2012

HBDCo. made the paper when two members teaching and dancing with professors at the “Diversity Dancing with the Stars” to benefit the Crisis Center of Johnson County on Thursday at Old Brick.  Read the article and see the video HERE.

Fall 2011

Our Treasurer sat down with the Daily Iowan to talk about the growth and success of Hawkeye Ballroom at Iowa. You can read the article HERE.

Fall 2010

We made the front page, top fold, 10/5/2010 edition of the Daily Iowan. Read the article at the Daily Iowan's Website and see the embedded video HERE!