featuring workshops with
Myles Munroe & Tessa Cunningham Munroe
Friday & Saturday, February 2-3, 2018
Friday, Feb 2, 2018:
Phinney Ridge Community Center
Room 7 in the Blue Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle WA 98103
6:30 pm Registration and warm-up
7:00-8:00 pm Workshop #1 -- Flight of the Valkyries: Playing with pattern flow - stopping and restarting within patterns with comfort, timing, and unexpected endings. Guaranteed giggles!
8:15-10:15 pm Workshop #2 -- The Path to Musical Valhalla: How to wade through the noise and lock down the essential musical skills you need to get access to those luxury musical skills. Practical application to realistic songs, without relying on choreography!
Saturday, Feb 3, 2018:
Yesler Community Center
917 E Yesler Way
1:30 pm Registration and Warm-up
2:00-4:00 pm Workshop #3 -- Thor's Warriors: Competitive highlights, crowd pleasers, and presentation skills for both followers and leaders, and key Swing content elements that the judges don't (or can't) tell you.
4:00-5:00 pm Workshop #4 -- Raid Your Repetitions: Strategically use repetitions and pattern extensions to make your dance more dynamic and improve your teamwork on the fly. Add repetitive endings to any pattern to take advantage of the musical poetry.
5:00-11:00 pm Potluck – Please bring a dish to share! Beverages provided.
5:00-11:00 pm Dance with DJ Koichi
5:00-6:00 pm Competition Registration
6:30 Newcomer/Novice Prelims
7:00 Intermediate+ Prelims
Semis and Finals will be at the discretion of the Chief Judge
$20 for single one-hour class
$40 for two-hour class
Friday night (three hours of classes) $49
Saturday (three hours of classes) $49
Weekend Pass: All six hours of classes and Saturday dance $90
Ticket Tournament entry fee $10
Use the PayPal buttons below to pre-register (PayPal account is not required).
Newcomer/Novice will be run as a strict Jack and Jill – following the standard formats. Prelims, Semis if needed, and finals. There will be rotations in preliminary rounds where follows and leads are judged and advance individually – random draw for finals partner – where they are judged as a couple. Anyone with less than 15 WSDC Novice points will compete in this division.
Intermediate/Advanced/All-Star will be judged All-American style – where couples advance together and are then resorted in each round. All competitors with 15 Novice WSDC points or any higher level points will compete in this division.
Anyone wishing to petition up or down must do so in writing to the chief judge prior to 6 pm on February 3rd.
Chief Judge: Jim Minty
MC: Andy Vanosdale
Contests are non-gendered. All competitors will be entered into a drawing for an Easter Swing Weekend pass.
In addition, non-competitors will be entered into a drawing for an Easter Swing Workshop pass.
Entry fee: $10
1st place couple in each division will win Easter Swing Weekend Passes and one night’s stay at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue.
Cash prizes for lead and follow:
Sign up to volunteer for an hour. We need people for set up and decorating, registration, food table maintenance, and tear down and clean up.
Myles and Tessa will be teaching the predance classes at Harmony Ballroom on Wednesday and at China Harbor on Thursday.
Fri, Feb 2 @ 7:00-8:00pm - Workshop #1 $20
Fri, Feb 2 @ 8:15-10:15 pm - Workshop #2 $40
Fri, Feb 2 @ 7:00-10:15 pm - Workshops #1 & #2 $49
Sat, Feb 3 @ 2:00-4:00 pm - Workshop #3 $40
Sat, Feb 3 @ 4:00-5:00 pm - Workshop #4 $20
Sat, Feb 3 @ 2:00-5:00 pm - Workshops #3 & #4 $49
Full Weekend Pass includes all Workshops and Dance $90
Dance only $10
Ticket Tournament Entry
1st and 3rd Sunday every month
Alki Masonic Hall, 4736 40th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116
Holiday Dance FREE for members on Sunday, December 17th.
See CALENDAR for specific information.
4:00-5:00 Workshop #1
5:00-6:00 Workshop #2
6pm - FREE* Beginner Class upstairs (with paid admission to dance)
PRICES: Member / Non-member (Effective 9/17/17)
1 workshop: $15 / $20
2 workshops: $20 / $30
Special Workshops (This would be the minimum):
1 workshop: $20 / $25
2 workshops: $25 / $35
Note: Workshop prices include admission to the dance.
Dance only: $7 / $11
Competition entry fee: $6 / $8 (Will increase to $7 / $10 effective 1/1/18)
Your support of the 100% volunteer-run club with an hour of your time would be appreciated.
Volunteering for just an hour gets you into the dance for FREE!
Becoming a member, (or time to renew), has many benefits, is easy, tax deductible, and helps our community grow! Join the Club, or renew your Membership!
Sign up here: http://seattleswingdanceclub.com/membership/