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The quest for the Mirror Ball Trophy has begun! The latest batch of Dancing With the Stars portraits have arrived, featuring the season 21 cast in their full, sparkly glory.

With the premiere less than a week away, peep stars like celebrity chef Paula Deen, teen animal activist Bindi Irwin, and Don't Be Tardy... star Kim Zolciak-Biermann decked out in their sequined best alongside their respective pro partners, Louis Van Amstel, Derek Hough and Tony Dovolani.

Hey Derek, can you try to be cuter in your pic with Bindi? (Impossible.)

Competing married couple Alexa and Carlos PenaVega look like they might give each other—and the rest of their opponents—a run for their money in the ballroom, paired with Mark Ballas and Witney Carson, respectively. Same with Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter (paired with Sharna Burgess) and Braxton Family Values star Tamar Braxton (alongside last season's winner, Val Chmerkovskiy).

They're going up against singers Andy Grammer and Chaka Khan, Vine star Hayes Grier, Paris train hero Alek Skarlatos, Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza, and, of course, Oscar-nominated actor Gary Busey

Check out their pics in the gallery, and tune in to the DWTS season 21 premiere on Monday, Sept. 14, at 8 p.m. on ABC to find out how the stars do in their first twirl through the ballroom.

PHOTOS: Check out the Dancing With the Stars season 21 cast!