Prizes - Rules
Many fun dance contests are offered. There are divisions for
many skill and experience levels from 1st time rookie competitors to
seasoned professionals. Winners receive cash prizes, gift certificates,
peer admiration and customized ribbons or plaques. All contests will be
judged by well respected judges and scored using the relative placement
system. Below is a simple summary of the contests. There are entry
requirements and limitations specific to each contest. Read the
complete rules and Code of
you would like to participate.
| Strictly Swing - Enter with your partner, we pick the music.
No costumes or choreography allowed.
Novice, Intermediate, Advanced, Open
Age Divisions: Sophisticated(35+), Masters (50+)
| ProAm - Enter with your teacher
| Jack & Jill - The ultimate social dance contest with cash
prizes! Enter without a partner, couples are randomly paired, we pick
the music. There will be multiple rounds of competition.
Novice, Intermediate, Advanced, Allstar
& Jill: Novice, Intermediate
NEW! Switch It Up - Requires role switching during songs
NEW! Novice Shootout - Novice JJ 1st-4th place winners are
automatically entered in this ProAm tournament contest. They will dance
with a pro staff member in a fast paced, dance off final. 5th place
serve as alternates.
| Choreography - Bring your partner, your music, your
costumes and routine and enjoy 3 minutes of fame in the spotlight for
our live audience and 1000s more wathcing online. A chance to win big
Star - Any swing
style lifts are allowed but not required
ProAm Spotlight - Teacher/Student couples, any swing style. Separate
Amatuer Leader & Follwer contests.
Team - Swing based choreography with 4 or more couples
is a member of the World Swing Dance Council (WSDC) Points are awarded to winners and finalists in the West Coast Swing Jack &
Jill contests. Points earned determine which level contest you are
eligible to enter. see rules
DCSX is a member of the
WCS Rising Star Tour. DCSX is licensed with
and Seasac through membership in the National Fast Dance Association.
PRIZES! All winners recieve a custom trophy
* Any contest with
fewer than 5 entries may be cancelled or prize payouts reduced.
Star Routine $500
Swing Cash prizes and event passes for many
Swing Open: 1st $250,
2nd $150, 3rd $100
& Jill winner recieve cash prizes based on entries (over $5000 was
awarded in 2017).
All winners recieve a custom medals 1st - 3rd
Spotlight - Top 3 Leaders & Top 3 Followers recognized with