DYOS: Luck of the Draw! Event Passes! All Stars! Oh my! @ Do Your Own Swing - West Coast Swing w/Michelle Crozier, San Jose [15 February]

DYOS: Luck of the Draw! Event Passes! All Stars! Oh my!

19:00 - 23:59

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Do Your Own Swing - West Coast Swing w/Michelle Crozier
5178 Moorpark Ave, # 60, San Jose, California 95129
On February 15, DYOS will be an All Star studded event! We've got some amazing talent coming in to judge the Luck of the Draw contest and dance with you!

(((Contest guidelines will be printed and posted around the studio on Feb. 15 and are copied way down at the bottom of this event description)))

The winners of the contest will get...drum roll… EVENT PASSES to All Star Swingjam 2018!!!
(Many thanks to event directors Connor Goodmanson-Adlard and Lauren Wood)

Judges/Special Guests:
Tom Paderna (chief judge/scorer)
Anya Crane (judge)
Austin Scharnhorst (judge)
Chantelle Pianetta (judge)
Dillon Luther (judge)
Edwin Li (judge)
Forrest Hanson (judge)
Kali Casas (judge)
Matthew Lietzke (contest registration/capt of awesome)
Connor Goodmanson-Adlard (MC/dad joke specialist)
Raymond Byun (Jockey-er of Discs)


7-7:45pm Beginner Class (No experience required)
7:45-8:15pm Bridge Class (Build the tools you'll need to succeed in Intermediate)
8:15-9pm Intermediate Class
***9:30pm CUT OFF for Contest Registration***
10pm Luck of the Draw Competiton
9pm-12am Social Dance w/DJ Raymond Byun


BEG & INT Classes — $15 each (purchase 4 week series to save $5 per week; series renews each month)
BRIDGE CLASS — $5 (only available with purchase of either Beginner or Intermediate class)

FREE to All Stars and kids (age 15 and under)


This Luck of the Draw contest is open to West Coast Swing dancers of all levels. The competition will be run in a finals format, meaning the partner you are randomly assigned to will be your partner through the duration of the competition.

Dancers who enter this competition should know the following basics of West Coast Swing*:
• Starter step
• Basic throwout
• Tuck and turn throwout
• Underarm turn
• Left side pass
• Push break
• Whip
• Whip with inside turn, outside turn, and behind-the-back hand change variations

All dancers will need to wear a number easily visible to the judges, which will be given upon registration.

Additional Rules

No lifts allowed – all dancers must have at least one foot on the floor at all times
All dancing should be lead/follow – Choreography or switching roles during the competition is not allowed
Practice good sportsmanship – treat your partner, fellow competitors, judges, DJs, registration volunteers, and the venue with respect
Have fun :)

*Pattern requirements based loosely on Boogie by the Bay’s 2016 Competition Rules
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