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Our Winners!

Austin philanthropists enjoyed an evening of exhilarating entertainment at the 16th Annual Dancing with the Stars Austin, presented by Mercedes-Benz of Austin, helping the Center raise $1.8 million! Congratulations to our 2022 Winners Lisa Edebor & Ferenc Kiss!

  • Champions: Lisa Edebor and professional partner Ferenc Kiss
  • 1st Runner Up: Bridget Ramey and professional partner Tristan Reimann
  • 2nd Runner Up: Kelsey Leigh Hughes and professional partner Nolan Whitely
  • Dancer’s Choice Award: Diego Fagúndez and professional partner Sasha Kurashko Hilss
  • Fundraising and Awareness Award: Bill Bayless
  • Winner of the #DancingATX Luxury Car Raffle, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Austin: Aaron Ross
dwtsa 2022 winners

Virtual Experience Powered by Double A Labs

In addition to the live event, this year Double A Labs created a metaverse experience for the community to share in the excitement during a live stream of the competition

Virtual guests were able to learn about our 2022 Dancers, the history of the event and the impact Dancing has made on the children of Travis County, and more!

Our Chairs

Chair Betsy Hudson
Betsy Hudson
Stephanie O'Neill
Stephanie O’Neill

Our Emcees

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Glenn Ball
Emcee
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Holly Mills-Gardner
Emcee

Our Judges

Jeff Jumonville
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Gary Little
Judge
Becca Tobin

Our Special Guests

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Rob Giardinelli
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Lance Avery Morgan

Our Dancers

Bill Bayless
Liza Edebor
Diego Fagundez
Kelsey Leigh Hughes
Doctor Teresa Irwin
Jay Lamy
Matt Lutz
Amy Jo Martin
Nick Monroe
Bridget Ramey
Ana Ruelas
About

Watch this video to learn more about the Center for Child Protection

Through fundraisers like Dancing with the Stars Austin, the Center is able to educate more community members about the prevalence of child abuse and provide even more services to Travis County’s most vulnerable children. Your support truly makes a difference in the lives of children served at the Center and takes our community one step closer to ending the cycle of abuse.

Our Sponsors

Title Sponsor

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mercedes of austin logo
jmk logo
agency logo
double a labs logo
altrua logo
boa logo
joe bland logo
mckool smith logo
ryan rogers logo
dubois logo
katie jaffe logo
Northern Trust Logo
seely logo
Sewell Logo
signor logo
carlson law logo
love titos logo
tru skin logo
iconic partners logo
amanda renee logo
go dance logo
exec signs logo
Twin Liquors Logo
estilo
society texas logo
edible austin logo
Austinwoman
waterways logo
lalo tequila logo
balance dance logo
bryttannee beauty logo
ivette hawthorne logo
boho salon logo
ozen spa logo

TITLE SPONSOR

Mercedes-Benz of Austin

BALLROOM SPONSOR

Jeanne & Mickey Klein
The Agency Austin

TANGO SPONSORS

Capital Title of Texas
Double A Labs
Estilo
Katrine & Bill Formby
Jumonville, Koehler, Marshall & Mason
Bridget Ramey, Sotheby’s
Lesa & Bill Rossick
Nina & Frank Seely

DISCO SPONSORS

Kelly & Scott Bailey
Kelsey Leigh Fine Jewelry & Gifts
Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty
& Preserve Title
Western Castings Limited

RHUMBA SPONSORS

The Agency Austin
Alice Kleberg Reynolds Foundation
American Campus Charity Foundation
Paula & Sterling Boon
Meredith Budwin & Jessica Ziehr
Comerica
DHA Capital LLC
Hudson Family & Friends
Molly & Craig Hughes
Dr. Andy Joshi, MD and Pain Care. Physicians, PA
Kelley & Jay Lamy
Kelsey Leigh Fine Jewelry & Gifts
Kimberly and Tatum Moore & Shannon and Oliver Ring
Bridget Ramey, Sotheby’s
Ross & Friends
Ana & Alejandro Ruelas
Stawn, Foster, Parker, Gac, & Mack
Ashley Trawick
Jack Weiss

SALSA SPONSORS

American Campus Charity Foundation
Austin Area Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Fertility
Cassie & Scott Bale
Amy & Blair Beard
Cameron Lawrence Racing
Lawton & Craig Cummings
Dignity Memorial
Gail & Robert Hughes
Dr. Teresa Irwin, The Vaginacologist
Michelle & Thaddeus Jones
Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty & Preserve Title
Kendall & Justin McMinn
Kelley & Jay Lamy
McGinnis Lockridge
Monte Goertz Company
Pavlica’s
Shonnery & Tom Pettit
Bridget Ramey, Sotheby’s
Laila & Jordan Scott
Monique Threadgill & Nhi Prewitt
Tobin Martin
VaQuero Commerical
Lindsay & Joe Warnock

CHA-CHA SPONSORS

Aesthetics of Central Texas
AJ Miller Group
Leah & Ford Alexander
American Campus Charity Foundation
AQUILA Commercial LLC
Axonics.com and Neomedic.com
Bares & Armstrong
Whitney & Geoff Boyd
Carlisle & Friends
Cool River Consulting
Cricoli Ladies
Dell Technologies
Elite Core Pilates
EO Austin Forum Five
Liza Edebor
Stacy Eppen
Diego Fagundez
Farris & Friends
Kathleen Galvin
Friends of Christopher Guild
Frost Bank
JayLeen & Eric Hehman
House of Shan
Kelsey Leigh Hughes
Dr. Teresa Irwin, The Vaginacologist
Jerry & Kendall Jensen
Krissy Kratch, Broker at Realty Austin
Kelley & Jay Lamy
Lockhart Excavation LLC
NFP
Matt Lutz
Mirror Ballin’
NFP Risk Consulting
Lisa Parrish
Shannon & Brian Potter
Bridget Ramey, Sotheby’s
Renegade Global
Ryan Rogers
Ellen Rozman
Sabre Commercial
Carl Shurr – Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty
The Coffee Klatch
The Hills Dental Spa
Kenneth Vaccaro
Van Houten & Associates, PC
Vibrant Weight Loss
Brian Whitten
Women Presidents Organization

MIRROR BALL SPONSORSHIP

Joe Bland Construction, L.P.

JUDGES TABLE SPONSORSHIP

Ryan Rogers

DESIGN SPONSORSHIP

McKool Smith

SPECIALTY COCKTAIL SPONSORSHIP

Love, Tito’s

DESSERT SPONSORSHIP

DuBois, Bryant & Campbell

HOSTED WINE SPONSORSHIP

Northern Trust

MINI MiCKLER SPONSORSHIP

Seely Real Estate

PHOTOBOOTH SPONSORSHIP

Sewell

VOLUNTEER SPONSORSHIP

Ionic Partners

ENTERTAINMENT SPONSORSHIP

Katie & Jordan Jaffe

FLIPBOOK SPONSORSHIP

The Carlson Law Firm

INSTAGRAMMABLE MOMENT

Signor Vineyards

DANCE FLOOR SPONSORSHIP

Tru-Skin Dermatology

GREENROOM SPONSORSHIP

Amanda Renee Communications

BALLOT SPONSORSHIP
Altrua