Competitions

Be a part of Arizona’s Eighth Annual Swing Dance Championships!

Prizes

For the AZ Swing Dance Championship – (Strictly Lindy) there will be a $500 cash prize for first place winners…  Also up for grabs for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place are event passes to Inspiration Weekend 2019, Greenwood Swing Out 2019, and The California Swing Dance Championships!

Barefoot Lindy Lottery Luck of the Draw Dance Contest winners will each receive an event pass to Lindy on the Rocks!

Solo Charleston winner gets a pass to Phoenix Lindy Exchange 2018.

Strictly Shag winners will receive passes the Shag and Drag 2019, Camp Hollywood 2018, and SWINGdepenDANCE 2019.

Same Sex Any Swing Goes Contest Winners get a cash prize (amount dependent on number of contestants) and passes to Phoenix Lindy Exchange 2018.

 To compete in any contest, competitors must have a full weekend pass or a “Party Pass.” 

Solo Charleston

Competition fee: FREE

This contest is open to everyone and is a TON of fun! Self expression is key! Don’t hold back– Charleston your heart out and show us what you are made of! Dancers will be judged as individuals and by audience applause. Whoever captures the audience’s attention and admiration will win! Limited to the first 10 people to sign up!

Contest is Friday night around 9:30pm

Barefoot Lindy Lottery- Luck of the Draw Dance Contest

Competition fee: FREE

Will be held Friday Night at the BBQ Pool Party! Prelims are open to everyone! Dancers will switch partners 3 times and dance to various tempo-ed songs. Top 5 leads and top 5 follows will make it to the finals, be randomly paired, and judged as a couple! Finals are audience-judged so be sure to bring out all of your flash and trash to win us over!!

Limited to the first 10 leads and 10 follows to sign up!

The winning couple receives passes to Lindy on the Rocks!

 Arizona Swing Dance Championships

Contest fee: $20/couple

This contest is open to everyone, this is a partnered contest! This will be the biggest throw-down AZ will see this year! ANY SWING GOES! Time to take out all of your stops and show AZ what you’re made of!! PRELIMS: Open to the first 20 couples. In 2 separate heats couples will dance to 3 different tempos in an all skate format. FINALS: Top 5-7 couples will make it to finals. We will have one all skate then it will be a phrase battle. Each couple will spotlight twice to throw their best tricks! First spotlight will be 16 eight counts (4 phrases) the second spotlight will be 8 eight counts (2 phrases)!

Contest winners will receive a cash prize as well as first choice of passes to : Inspiration Weekend, Greenwood Swing Out 2019, and the California Swing Dance Championships; 2nd place gets second choice, 3rd place receives remaining pass.

 

Strictly Shag Contest

Contest Fee: $10/couple

This is a partnered contest. Partnerships can do any style of shag they want to and the best couple wins!! Prelims: Couples will dance to 3-4 songs of varying tempos. Judges will choose 5 couples for finals! Finals: Will be danced to 2-3 songs. One warm up song, One phrase-battle, and only if needed another song as an all skate. Judges will choose the best couple!

Contest winners win pass(es) to Shag and Drag 2019, Camp Hollywood 2018, SWINGdepenDANCE 2019 and a CASH prize (dependent on the amount of competitors).

 

Same Sex Any-Swing-Goes

Contest Fee: $5/couple

Partners must be of the same sex. They can do any style of swing they want to and the best couple wins!! Prelims: Couples will dance to 3-4 songs of varying tempos. Judges will choose 5 couples for finalize! Finals: Will be danced to 2-3 songs. One warm up song, One phrase-battle, and only if needed another song as an all skate. Judges will choose the best couple!

Contest winners win a pass to PHXLX 2018 and a CASH prize (dependent on the amount of competitors).

 

 

***ALL PASSES ARE NON-TRANSFERABLE***