November 14-17th, 2013  Hyatt Dulles - Herndon, VA

West Coast Swing

Social Dancing - Workshops - Fun Competitions
 

 
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2013 SCHEDULE  Workshop schedule below

DCSX offers BIG parties Thursday & Sunday nights!
The contest entry deadlines listed are the absolute last chance to enter.

Thursday November 14th
6pm Registration opens
8pm Intermediate workshop TBD
8pm basic beginner workshop with Robin Smith
9pm All night dance party

Friday November 15th
Noon Registration opens
1pm Strictly ProAm registration closes
1pm Hourly workshops begin
2pm Strictly ProAm contests, awards
7pm Strictly Swing registration closes
8:30pm Strictly Swing contests
10pm Open Strictly Swing Final
Strictly Awards

Saturday November 16th
10:30am Registration opens
Noon Hourly workshops begin
Noon Contest registration closes
2pm Jack & Jill preliminary & semi finals
8:30pm Rising Star Contest
9pm Open Swing Routine Contest
9:30pm Superstar Show
10:30 Invitational Jack & Jill

Sunday November 17th
11am Registration opens
Noon Hourly workshops begin
1pm ProAm Spotlight, Teams & Cabaret contests
2pm All remaining Jack & Jill finals (spotlight style)
5pm Awards
8pm Farewell Party at the Hyatt
 

2013 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE 
Workshops in yellow are included with any weekend pass OR that evening's session pass. ALL other workshops require a $15 workshop token and a day pass or weekend pass to access the event areas. A Gold Pass includes unlimited workshops. See tickets for the options and pricing. Partners are not required for any workshops. Students will rotate partners throughout classes. Video taping workshops is not allowed. A professionally produced video notebook containing brief reviews of all the workshops and highlights of the contest footage will be for sale.
 
THURSDAY November 14th (Registration opens at 6pm)
8pm Intermediate workshops TBD
Basics for 2013 (basic) with Robin Smith
9pm  West Coast Swing Welcome Party goes all night long!

Luray Ballroom
Cirrus B
Cirrus A
FRIDAY November 15th Registration opens at noon. 1pm ProAm entry deadline.
1pm Musical Genius (int-adv)
Kyle Redd & Sarah Vann Drake
Fundamentals of Connection (basic)
Gary Jobst

 
Practice & Private Lessons

 

2pm Strictly ProAm Contests
Awards
Open Dancing
  International Trends (adv)
John Lindo & Jessica Cox
3pm Intro to Zouk (all levels)
 Edson Modesto & Cintia Fiaschi
4pm Competition Strategy (int)
Arjay Centeno

5pm   Intense Technique (adv)
Robert & Nicola Royston
 
 Fierce Footwork (int)
Sean McKeever & Courtney Adair
6pm Options, Options, Options (adv)
Kyle Redd & Sarah Vann Drake
Slap Your Mamma Swing (int)
Deborah Szekely
FRIDAY NIGHT (requires Friday night pass or weekend pass). 7pm Strictly contest entry deadline
7pm   Styling Your Swing (Adv)
John Lindo & Jessica Cox
Perfecting Your Basics (basic)
Kris Swearingen & Rebecca Ludwick
 Jazz Moves for Swing (int)
Deborah Szekely
8:30 Strictly Swing Contests
Sophisticated, Nov, Int, Adv, Open


Open Dancing
Practice & Private Lessons
10:30   Awards
late West Coast Swing Party
SATURDAY November 16th Registration opens at 10:30am. Noon contest entry deadline for all remaining contests
11am Drills Workshop (all levels)
Do it til you drop
Paul Fritzler & Lara Deni


noon Winning Strategy (adv)
John Lindo & Jessica Cox
   Rhythm Variations & Musicality (int)
Doug Rousar
Fun & Easy Extentions (basic)
Gary Jobst
1pm Open Dance   Sezeey Says Swing (int)
Deborah Szekely
   Musical Interpretation (adv)
Gregory Scott & Lemery Rollins
2pm
Jack & Jill Contest
Preliminaries & Semi Finals

Soph, New, Nov, Int, Adv, Allstar

Open Dancing Between Levels

 Mistakes into Magic (int)
John Lindo & Jessica Cox
Blues Vs. Contemporary (basic)
Doug Rousar

3pm Dress Up your Basics (basic)
Jason Barnes
Practice
4pm "Literally" Interpret the Music (int)
Luis Crespo & Taletha Jouzdani
  
  Work Your Wiggle (adv)
Markus Smith & Trendlyon Veal
5pm  Swing Tune Up (int)
Sean McKeever & Courtney Adair

Making it Look Easy (int)
Jason Barnes
6pm Closed for rehearsal Gumby & Friends (int)
Kris Swearingen & Rebecca Ludwick
  Magic Movements (adv)
Arjay Centeno
SATURDAY NIGHT (requires Saturday night pass or weekend pass)
7pm Connection Correction (adv)
Kyle Redd & Sarah Vann Drake
Movements for Sound (int)
Luis Crespo & Taletha Jouzdani
Social Dance Survival (basic)
Jason Barnes
8:30 Rising Star Contest

Open Dancing


Blues, Soul & Groove Party
DJ John Festa

 

Practice & Privates

 

9pm Open Swing Contest
9:30 Superstar Show
10:30 Invitational Jack & Jill
late West Coast Swing Party
SUNDAY November 17th (Registration opens at 11am)
noon The Rules of Swing (adv)
Robert & Nicola Royston
Perfecting Connection (int)
Gregory Scott & Lemery Rollins
 
  Dance Smarter, Not Harder (all levels)
John Festa
1pm ProAm Spotlight
Cabaret & Team Contests
Add Theatrics & Character (int)
Luis Crespo & Taletha Jouzdani
Dance "Your" Swing (adv)
Sean McKeever & Courtney Adair
2pm   Jack & Jill Spotlight Finals
Open Dancing
When Good Moves Go Bad (int)
Rob Jackson & Connie Gauthier
Whip Fundamentals (basic)
Robin Smith
3pm More Smiles Per Dance (int)
Rob Jackson & Connie Gauthier
 Body Isolations (all levels)
Kris Swearingen & Rebecca Ludwick
5pm Final Awards
7pm Fun with Music (int)
Markus Smith & Trendlyon Veal
8pm Late Night West Coast Swing Party