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Weekend Workshops, Dances & Contests

  • Dec 14, 2013 · 8:45 AM

Fest on historic Treasure Island... Youth free funded by your donation... Plus, North American Open Swing Championship

9th year Fest Weekend in classic 1930's SWING in DANCES & CLASSES w/great teachers, dance CONTESTS & LIVE MUSIC. With your fav 1930's dances: BALBOA, LINDY & SHAG; Featuring, shows in CLASSIC VAUDEVILLE. All ages event FREE to under 15 year old YOUTH completely funded by your ticket & all volunteer run organization Swing U w/QJ. Keeping it fun, fabulous & friendly for all... NEW GUEST... champion TODD YANNACONE; Invite your friends to his Balboa & Lindy (yes, Lindy workshops) He returns to teach both; Facebook invite:

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NORTH AMERICAN OPEN in authentic swing dances like Balboa, Shag and Lindy Hop! Plus, Any-Swing-Goes competitions
(Any-Swing-Goes are contests in Lindy, Bal, Shag, Charleston, Jive, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing or whatever makes you swing; Compete and see who is the best at what they do):

SATURDAY, December 14-

Aloha Dance on Treasure Island 
(Sailor vs. Pirate Costume Contest) 
Pirate Pin-up & NEW DAYTIME Vintage Gars 
-Balboa Swing Open
-Collegiate Shag Open
-Bal Tempo Battle
(Shag, Jive, or Lindy if you can...)
& Vaudeville Variety Show & Buskers Battle
Vaudeville, Burlesque,
Busker Battle (solo acts with Jazz theme),
& Thirty-Second Showcase
(partners dance a routine of their own any-swing-goes song for 30 seconds).

SUNDAY, December 15
Prohibition Repeal Anniversary Party 
(Flapper vs. Gangster Costume Contest) 
-1920's Charleston Contest 
-Lindy Hop Strictly OPEN
Plus, NEW
(All winning 1st place competitors from weekend compete for best Any-Swing-Goes)

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  • Justine Cubbage t.

    Anyone driving from Oakland, CA? If so, would love to ride share!

    December 13, 2013

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