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 custom plaques or trohpy. 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 if you
would like to participate.
- Enter with your partner, we pick the
No costumes or choreography allowed.
|Levels: Novice, Intermediate, Advanced, Open,
$30 entry fee (in advance) or $35 onsite
Strictly Swing -
Enter with your teacher
Levels: Novice, Intermediate, Advanced,
Youth (under 16), Sophisticated(40+).
$30 entry fee (advance) or $35 onsite
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(40+), Newcomer, Novice, Intermediate,
$20 entry fee (advance) $25 onsite
All Jack & Jill finals at DCSX will be danced
- 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!
Open Swing Routine - Any swing style lifts are allowed but not required
Rising Star - Same rules as Open Swing for couples with less
Cabaret - Any non swing choreographed performance. Individual,
couple or groups
ProAm Spotlight - Teacher/Student couples, any swing style
Team - Swing based choreography with 4 or more couples
$60 entry fee (advance) or $70 onsite
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 licensed with
Ascap, BMI and Seasac
through membership in the National Fast Dance
All winners recieve a custom trophy
A contest with fewer than 5 entries may be cancelled or prize
Strictly West Coast Swing Open $1000
Open Swing Routine $1000
Swing Team $1000
Rising Star $500
Jack & Jill Contests
Cash prizes for 1st - 3rd place are based on the number of
1st - 3rd placements receive custom plaques
Top 3 placements recognized with custom plaques
Winner receives ticket & entry fee for MADjam (info)