WELCOME TO SEA SUN AND SWING

July 28 - August 6, 2017 - La Grande Motte, France

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Jack n Jill

  • 100% West Coast Swing
  • This is a lead/follow dance.
  • « in the air » partner weight support moves are not allowed.
  • « On the ground » support moves are allowed (but not required)
  • Short break-aways are allowed. 8 beat maximum
  • Music will be randomly selected by the Organizer and will not be previewed in advance by the competitors.
  • Dance Costumes are not allowed, dressy dance attire is encouraged

Strictly

  • 100% West Coast Swing
  • This is a lead/follow dance.
  • « in the air » partner weight support moves are not allowed.
  • « On the ground » support moves are allowed (but not required)
  • Short break-aways are allowed. 8 beat maximum
  • Music will be randomly selected by the Organizer and will not be previewed in advance by the competitors.
  • Dance Costumes are not allowed, dressy dance attire is encouraged. Finalist couples are encouraged to match each other concerning clothes.

Classic

  • Minimum 80% West Coast Swing
  • NO aerials is permitted
  • Only 5 « supported moves » are allowed
  • Drops, leans, circular movements and other partner weight support moves are allowed as long as both partners keep at least one foot on the floor.
  • Separate entrances are permitted but the couple must physically join together within 32 beats of music
  • Couples must maintain physical contact except for spins, turns, short break-a- ways, and recoveries.
  • Break-away in Classic Division to be no more than 8 beats.
  • Competitors select their own music.
  • Dance Costumes are required
  • A minimum number of 5 entries are required to run this division for full prize money to be awarded

Showcase

  • Competitors select their own music.
  • Dance Costumes are required
  • Guidelines for expected swing content are: 60% in Showcase. It is at the judges’ discretion to determine that the swing content requirement has been met.
  • Separate entrances are permitted.
  • Break-a- ways and side-by- side patterns are permitted.
  • At least three partner weight support moves are required with the partner at knee level or above.
  • At least one partner weight support move is required with the partner above the waist.
  • There are no lift maximums.

Team

This division consists of teams of 8 or more dancers comprised of any combination of gender, age, and skill-level. They will be judged as a group. Lifts, aerials, acrobatic moves, drops, slides, break-a ways, switching of partners, and reverse lead/follow are all allowed, but not required.

Pro-AM Routine

  • minimum 2 divisions separated Teacher and novice. Exemple : Teacher (ADV WSDC) & Amateur (Novice WSDC) OK
  • 60 % minimum of SWING
  • « Aerials » allowed
  • « Tombés » maximum
  • 16 beats of separate dance
  • Duration: Between 1min 30 sec et 2 minutes max

Rising Star

  • Couples present a choreographed routine to music of their choice.
  • Duration: the routine must last beween 2 and 3 minutes, starting from the first movement.
  • Lifts, drops and leans are authorized but not mandatory.
  • Costumes are recommended.
  • Break-aways are authorized.