All competitors must be Full Weekend Pass holders or Competition Pass holders.
Each amateur follower will dance with the pro leader that has agreed to partner her. Each amateur leader will dance with the pro followwe that has agreed to partner him. Only the amateur will be judged. Amateur leaders and amateur followers will compete and be judged separately. Pros may dance with up to two different partners. This will be a social dance competition in a strictly style competition format. Dancers register as couples and will dance to music randomly selected by the ABW DJ.
Please see What’s An Amateur page above for ABW’s definition of an amateur.
The exact format of the contest will be determined by the number of entrants and announced at the competitors’ meeting.
Medals will be given to the top three amateur leaders and the top three amateur followers. In addition, cash prizes will be given to ALL of the dancers winning top three placements, this includes both amateurs and pros.
$40 per couple
Please note that this is a BALBOA/BAL-SWING CONTEST. NOT a shag, jitterbug, or lindy contest. Expect GOOD balboa and bal-swing to be rewarded.
Winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on Sunday night. Please see the schedule for details.