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2014 SCHEDULE

DCSX features BIG parties Thursday & Sunday nights! The entry deadlines are the absolute last chance to enter!

Thursday November 13th
6pm Registration opens
Early Check In - Avoid the Rush!
8pm Choice of 2 workshops
9pm All night dance party
Saturday November 15th
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
Friday November 14th
Noon Registration opens
1pm Strictly ProAm registration closes
1pm Hourly workshops begin
2pm ProAm contests, awards
7pm Strictly Swing registration closes
8:30pm Strictly Swing contests
Strictly Swing Awards
Sunday November 16th
11:30am Registration opens
Noon Hourly workshops begin
1pm ProAm Spotlight, Teams & Cabaret contests
2pm All remaining Jack & Jill finals
4pm All Star Jack & Jill
5pm Awards
8pm Farewell Party at the Hyatt

2014 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE 
This is an outline of the event schedule. The contest times are set. Workshop teachers, titles and level indication may need to be changed. Any updates will be added here as they are confirmed.

There will be a significant amount of social dancing in between levels during contest sessions. A 2nd ballroom will be open for social dancing during all evening contests.

Each day's evening session workshops shaded in
yellow below are included with a weekend pass OR that evening's session pass. ALL other workshops require the purchase of a $15 workshop token and that day's pass or weekend pass to access the event areas. A Gold Pass includes unlimited workshops. See tickets page for the options and pricing.
Partners are not required for any workshops. Students switch partners throughout classes. Video taping of the workshops is not allowed.
 
THURSDAY November 13th (Registration opens at 6pm)
8pm Workshop (Int) "Style VS. Tecnique" Kyle Redd & Sarah Vann Drake,
Workshop (Beg) Jason Barnes,
9pm West Coast Swing Welcome Party goes all night long!
FRIDAY November 14th Registration opens at noon. 1pm ProAm entry deadline.

Grand Ballroom (Lurray)
JR. Ballroom (Cirrus BCD)
Workshop Room (Cirrus A)
1pm Workshop (Adv)
Benji Schwimmer & Torri Smith
Workshop (int)
"Your best basics without the work"

Matthew Smith & Kay Newhouse



Practice & Private Lessons

2pm ProAm Contests
Leaders, New, Nov, Int, Adv
Workshop (Adv)
"Action, Reaction"
Kyle Redd & Sarah Vann Drake
3pm
Followers New, Nov, Int, Adv
Pro Am Awards
Workshop (Int)
Benji Schwimmer & Torri Smith
4pm Workshop (Int)
Ben Hooten & Taletha Jouzdani
5pm Workshop (int)
"Social WCS"
Diego & Jessica
Workshop (Adv)
Ben Hooten & Taletha Jouzdani
6pm Workshop (Adv)
"Rock & Roll"
Gary Jobst
Workshop (Beg)
"Social Dance Survival"
Debbie Ramsey Boz
FRIDAY NIGHT (requires Friday night pass or weekend pass). 7pm Strictly Swing contest entry deadline
7pm Workshop (Adv)
"Legwork & Footwork"
Kyle & Sarah
Workshop (Int)
"Zouk Movements for WCS"
Diego & Jessica
Workshop (Beg)
"Critical Basics"
Jason Barnes
8:30 Strictly Swing Contests
Sophisticated, Nov, Int, Adv, Open, Awards
Open Dancing
Practice & Private Lessons
late    West Coast Swing Party

SATURDAY November 15th Registration opens at 10:30am. Noon contest entry deadline for all remaining contests
10am Rehearsal
3 hour West Coast Swing Intensive
Robert & Nicola Royston
*Not included with Gold Pass
*Advance Registration Required

Practice & Private Lessons
11am Competitor Floor Trials
noon Workshop (Int)
"The Art of Recovery"
John Lindo
1pm Workshop (Adv)
Benji Schwimmer & Torri Smith
Workshop (Int)
Greg Scott & Lemery Rollins
Workshop (Beg)
Robin Smith
2pm

Jack & Jill Contests
Preliminaries & Semi Finals

Soph, New, Nov, Int, Adv

Open Dancing Between Levels
Workshop (Int)
Greg Scott & Lemery Rollins
Workshop (All)
"Practice Drills - Turning, Spinning, Body Flight & Pulsing"
Doug Rousar
3pm Workshop (Int)
Markus Smith & Trendlyon Veal
Workshop (Beg)
Debbie Ramsey Boz
4pm Workshop (Beg)
John Lindo
Workshop (int)
Connection Makes It All Better
Matthew Smith & Kay Newhouse
5pm  Workshop (Int)
Markus Smith & Trendlyon Vea
Workshop (Beg)
Robin Smith
6pm Closed for rehearsal Workshop (Int)
Jason Miklic & Sophy Kdep
Workshop (Beg)
Robin Smith
SATURDAY NIGHT (requires Saturday night pass or weekend pass)
7pm Workshop (Adv)
"Serious Spring for Your WC Swing"
John Lindo
Workshop (Int)
"Romantic Dancing"
Diego & Jessica
Workshop (Beg)
"Crowded Floor Moves"
Matthew Smith & Kay Newhouse
8:30 Rising Star Contest

Open Dancing


Practice & Private Lessons
9pm Open Swing Contest
9:30 Superstar Show
10:30 Invitational Jack & Jill
late West Coast Swing Party
SUNDAY November 16th (Registration opens at 11:30am)
noon Workshop (all)
Expert Breakdown on Basic Whips
Robert & Nicola Royston
Workshop (Beg)
"What Worked? What Didn't Work?"
Gary Jobst





Practice & Private Lessons
1pm ProAm Spotlight
Cabaret & Team Contests
Workshop (Int)
Jason Barnes
2pm   Jack & Jill Finals
Soph, New, Nov, Int, Adv
Open Dancing
Workshop (Adv)
Greg Scott & Lemery Rollins
3pm Workshop (Int)
Jason Miklic & Sophy Kdep
4pm All Star Jack & Jill
5pm Final Awards
7pm Workshop (int) "Fun with Music" Markus Smith & Trendlyon Veal
8pm Late Night West Coast Swing Party