West Coast Swing Division

WCS Showcase: Open division (all ages & dance levels: novice to pro). Swing dance that allows choreography, with flare toward lifts, aerials, acrobatics, and other partner weight-support moves. Each routine must be a minimum of two minutes in length, and no longer than three minutes. Costumes are recommended and will count toward scoring.

 

 

WCS Classic: Open division (all ages & dance levels: novice to pro). Swing dance that allows choreography, with an on-the-ground approach to the dance. Drops, leans, circular movement, and other partner weight-support moves are allowed as long as both partners keep at least one foot on the ground. Each routine must be a minimum of two minutes in length, and no longer than three minutes. Costumes are recommended and will count toward scoring.

 

 

WCS Rising Star:  This division is for Novice, Intermediate and Advanced level dancers. (You may be a Teacher, receiving monetary compensation, but you may not be competing as a Pro in any dance category). This competition will be run according to the WSDC Guidelines. Each choreographed routine must be a minimum of two minutes in length, and no longer than three minutes. Lifts and drops are allowed, but are not mandatory. Costumes are recommended and will count toward scoring.

RULES:

  • West Coast Swing Competitions:  Jack & Jill's, Strictly's, Showcase Division: which includes Showcase, Classic and Rising Star, will adhere to and be judged according to the WSDC Rules and Guidelines.

  • WCS Showcase (Open): Swing dance that allows choreography, with flare toward lifts, aerials, acrobatics, and other partner weight-support moves. For the novice to pro dancer.

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  • WCS Classic (Open): Swing dance that allows choreography, with an on-th-ground approach to the dance. Drops, leans, circular movement, and other partner weight-support moves are allwed as long as both partners keep at least one foot on the ground. For the novice to pro dancer.

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  • WCS Rising Star: This division is for Novice, Intermediate and Advanced level dancers. (You may be a Teacher,

  • receiving monetary compensation, but you may not be

  • competing as a Pro in any dance category). This competition will be run according to the WSDC Guidelines. Each choreographed routine must be a minimum of two minutes in length, and no longer than three minutes. Lifts and drops are allowed, but are not mandatory. Costumes are recommended and will count toward scoring.

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