Riggs to participate in Chattanooga�s Dare to Dance
Published: 2:35 PM, 08/27/2013
Last updated: 2:35 PM, 08/27/2013
Source: The Herald-News
On Sept. 14, Rhea County�s Stephanie Riggs will compete against
six other local celebrity dancers in the Kidney Foundation of Greater Chattanooga�s sixth annual
Dare to Dance competition. The event will take place at the Convention and Trade Center beginning at
7 p.m., and will be a star-studded evening filled with dinner, drinks and exciting dance
performances by the cast and their professional partners.
Riggs is the first dancer from
Rhea County to participate in the �Dancing with the Stars� inspired event. She is paired with
professional partner Kyle Barels, co-owner of Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Chattanooga. The
pair will compete against six other couples in two rounds of competition that includes a smooth and
rhythm dance. �Kyle was partnered with Melissa Turner �Mo� from US 101 last year, and they were the
grand champions of the event,� Riggs said. �I would definitely like a repeat win with him this
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