Swing Dancing at Worlds

Join us the first weekend of January 2018 at the fabulous Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Hotel for an amazing dance experience. The event actually starts on New Year’s Eve, but the majority of our swing activities will be held:

Thursday January 4th through Sunday January 7th

The weekend starts with a warm-up dance Thursday night in our dedicated swing dance ballroom. Each night our deejays will be ready to keep you dancing until dawn. We’ll have swing contests Friday, Saturday and Sunday (see below). We’ll have swing workshops each day of Worlds (see Workshops page).

Our confirmed swing staff so far includes:

Instructors & Deejays:                                             

Ben McHenry and Cameo Cross

Lee Easton & Fabienne Henshall

Jason & Yvonne Wayne

Carlus & Josie Reed

Sean McKeever & Courtney Adair

John Lindo

Deejay – Jack Smith

Chief Judge – Dawn Garrish

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CarlusJosie 2 SeanCourtney.cropped John
Dawn Garrish Jack Smith

 

Swing Contests: Our swing contests are open to everyone. You do not have to be an associate member of the UCWDC to enter. Entry may be done on-line in advance, or on-site; there is no price difference. You must also purchase a Worlds event pass to enter a contest. However, you can get by on as little as a one-day pass if you only plan to attend one day. See our Registration page for other options.

WSDC Sanctioned Jack and Jill: We’re offering competition in Novice, Intermediate, Masters, Advanced and All Stars. These are de-gendered contests and yes, the points count. Jack & Jill will be held on Friday, January 5th during the day. You may register in advance, or up to two hours prior to the advertised contest start time (TBD).

Strictly Swing: We’re offering competition in Novice, Intermediate, Masters, Advanced and All Stars. Strictly Swing contests will be held on Saturday, January 6th during the day. You may register in advance, or up until two hours prior to the advertised contest start time (TBD).

Swing Pro-Am: We’re offering competition in Novice, Intermediate, Masters and Advanced. These contests will be offered on Sunday, January 7th starting late morning. You may register in advance, or up until two hours prior to the advertised contest start time (TBD).

Showtime: This is a professional caliber contest to be held on Friday night, January 5th. Come and see our swing pros in contest format. If you would like to enter this division, please do so prior to Friday afternoon.

Additional Worlds Highlights include:

  • New Year’s Eve Party and Farewell Party
  • Workshops of all levels (even beginning) each day of Worlds
  • Competition to watch in country couples and line dance (all levels
  • Social two step contests(open to anyone) in CTST sanctioned Jack & Jill, Strictly (aka Just Dance) and Pro-Am
  • Dancing until dawn every night in multiple ballrooms (Swing, Country & Line)
  • Awesome Friday and Saturday night shows (including Showtime)
  • Beautiful facilities and group room rates at the Hyatt Hotel in Burlingame
  • Reduced rate parking for Worlds guests
  • Event pass options to suit any whim ~ attend for the whole week, just on the weekend, any single day, or any single night
  • Hanging out with fun and like minded dancers from all over the world

Come join us! It’s a great way to start the New Year.

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