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BALLROOM-DANCING CONTEST THIS WEEKEND AT Y.

More than 300 couples will compete for ballroom dancing honors on Friday and Saturday, March 20 and 21, in Brigham Young University's Wilkinson Center ballroom.

Competitive events beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday and continuing all day Saturday will culminate that evening in final competitions at a ball, always a popular event at BYU.Guest performers this year will be one of the world's top Latin dance couples, Corky and Shirley Ballas, who will dance only at Friday night's ball. Saturday's ball will feature finalists in competition, and spectators will have a chance to dance both evenings.

Tickets are $10 for front-row tables, $7 reserved platform seats, and $5 general admission and standing room. Discounts are offered for two-night admissions. Tickets are available in advance at the dance ticket office, 165 Richards Building, weekdays from 1-4 p.m., or call 378-5859 for charge card purchases.