There will be both line dance and Country Swing competitions
$7 competition entry fee
Line Dance Competition
The Line Dance Competition will be composed of multiple rounds. Competitors will be chosen by judges to advance to the next round. The top three finalists will be given their choice of prize package!
All competitors will compete together.
The first round will be a full song and the following rounds will be half a song. Number of rounds will be determined based on number of the competitors.
There will be a panel of five-seven judges. They will be looking for:
The top three individuals in each level will receive their choice of prize package!
Country Swing Competition
The Country Swing Competition will be composed of multiple rounds. The first heat will be “strictly” where you will dance with the same partner of your choice. The final heat(s) will be “Jack and Jill” style (random partner).
For the qualifying round, you will dance with the partner of your choice. You are welcome to come with a partner, find someone at the event, or one can be assigned to you. For subsequent rounds, partners will rotate, "Jack and Jill" to showcase their ability to lead/follow.
Depending on the number of competitors their will either be two levels, novice and intermediate, or a single "All American" level which means mixed.
Each round will consist of 90 seconds of music. Number of rounds will be determined based on number of couples.
There will be a panel of five-seven judges. In qualifying rounds, competitors will be judged individually inside their partnership. For finals, each couple will be judged as a unit. Judges will be looking for (in order of importance):
(Using the music provided)
2. Stretch and Momentum
(creating and maintaining connection with partner)
(Creativity to go with the music)
(How well you and your partner dance together with connection)
5. Complexity/Variety of Patterns
(utilizing different movements to accentuate the music)
The top three couples in each level will receive their choice of prize package!