Many fun dance contests are offered. There are divisions for
many skill and experience levels from 1st time rookie competitors to
seasoned professionals. Winners receive cash prizes, gift
certificates, peer admiration and customized ribbons or plaques. All
contests will be judged by well respected judges and scored using the relative placement
system. Below is a simple summary
of the contests.
There are entry requirements and limitations specific to each contest.
Read the complete rules and Code of Conduct if you
would like to participate.
- Enter with your partner, we pick the
No costumes or choreography allowed.
|Levels: Novice, Intermediate, Advanced, Open,
Sophisticated(35+), Masters (50+)
Enter with your teacher
Levels: Newcomer/Novice OR Intermediate
Jack & Jill
- The ultimate social dance contest with cash prizes!
Enter without a partner, couples are randomly paired, we pick the
music. There will be multiple rounds of competition.
|Levels: Sophisticated(35+), Mastsers (50+), Newcomer, Novice, Intermediate,
Advanced, Allstar, Champions
New: Jack & Jill ProAm Novice, Jack & Jill ProAm Intermediate
- Bring your partner, your music, your costumes and routine and
enjoy 3 minutes of fame in the spotlight for our
live audience and 1000s more wathcing online. A chance to win big prize money!
Rising Star - Any swing style lifts are allowed but not required
ProAm Spotlight - Teacher/Student couples, any swing style
Team - Swing based choreography with 4 or more couples
is a member of the World Swing Dance Council (WSDC)
Points are awarded to winners and finalists in the
West Coast Swing Jack & Jill
contests. Points earned determine which level contest you are eligible to enter. see rules
DCSX is a member of the WCS Rising Star Tour
DCSX is licensed with
Ascap, BMI and Seasac through membership in the National Fast Dance
All winners recieve a custom trophy
Any contest with fewer than 5 entries may be cancelled or prize
Swing Team $500
Rising Star Routine $500
Strictly West Coast Swing Open $500
& Jill winner recieve cash prizes based on entries (over $5000 was
awarded in 2016). All winners recieve a custom medals 1st - 3rd
ProAm Spotlight - Top 3 placements recognized with custom plaques