Contests

In order to compete in competitions you must hold either a full weekend pass or dance pass for the event.

All contests will place to a minimum of 3 places and a maximum of 5 places. Prizes will consist of passes, cash, or a mix of both. All cash prizes are at the discretion of the organizer.

Open Jack & Jill

This will be a social dance competition open to everyone, and especially geared towards advanced dancers who regularly travel and compete. Leaders and followers will be randomly drawn to dance together to several songs of varying styles and tempos, but will be judged as individuals in the preliminary rounds. The dancers that are selected to dance in the finals will be randomly assigned a partner again, but will be judged as a couple for finals. The finals will be a spotlight format. No air-steps allowed.

Amateur Jack & Jill

This will be a social dance competition open to those who are amateurs and have not placed at national level competitions. Leaders and followers will be randomly drawn to dance together to several songs of varying styles and tempos, but will be judged as individuals in the preliminary rounds. The dancers that are selected to dance in the finals will be randomly assigned a partner again, but will be judged as a couple for finals. The finals will be a spotlight format. No air-steps allowed.

Hellzapoppin’ Strictly

This will be a no-holds barred, all air-steps allowed social dance competition open to all. Dancers register as a couple and will dance to music selected by Lindy on the Rocks. The Finals will be danced in spotlight format to live music provided by Joe Smith Orchestra. Although choreographed sequences are not disallowed, judges will be looking for musicality, improvisation, spontaneity, and creativity

Solo Vintage Jazz and Charleston

This is a solo American vernacular jazz dance competition, open to all. Dancers must include charleston variations and may also include black bottom and vernacular jazz movements. Dancers will dance to music selected by LOTR in the preliminary round on Friday evening. The finals will be danced in a spotlight format to Paul Asaro & His Rhythm.

 

 

*Organizer reserves right to change prizes at anytime.