Competition Rules

Eligibility:

All competitors must have a full weekend pass to compete in the leveled Jack and Jill and Strictly divisions.

Attendees may compete in the All American Jack & Jill with a single night or weekend pass. 

 

 

Entry deadlines are 1 hour before each contest begins. 

 

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Divisions:


Novice J&J:

- Has less than 15 Novice Level WSDC Points

 

A competitor with 15 or more points in the Novice division may select to remain in novice IF

-They have never competed in a higher WSDC division

-They have less than 30 Novice Level WSDC Points

 

Intermediate J&J:

-Has fewer than 30 WSDC Intermediate points

 

A competitor with 30 or more points in the Intermediate division may select to remain in Intermediate IF

-They have never competed in a higher WSDC division

-They have less than 45 Intermediate Points

 

Advanced J&J:

-Has fewer than 45 WSDC Advanced points

A competitor with 45 or more points in the Advanced division may select to remain in Advanced IF

-They have accumulated less than 60 Advanced points in the past 36 months

-They have less than 3 All Star points earned within the last 36 months

 

All-Star J&J:

-Has at least 45 WSDC advanced points within the last 36 months

  Strictly Swing Duck Season:

Each strictly partnership must consist of 1 Novice Competitor and 1 Intermediate Competitor. 

 

Strictly Swing Rabbit Season:

Each strictly partnership must consist of 1 Advanced Competitor and 1 All Star Competitor

 

All American J&J:

Each entrant randomly paired with a partner of any level. Open to all levels, beginner to professional. 

 

**ALL COMPETITORS MUST COMPETE AT THE SAME LEVEL ACROSS ALL OF THEIR COMPETITIONS**

 

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Role:

All Star Swingjam is a gender neutral event. All competitors may select the role to dance in which they feel most comfortable. In accordance with WSDC rules, competitors may only enter a single leveled J&J division that they are qualified for regardless of role.

(for example, a person may not enter as an intermediate follow and an advanced lead during the same event). A person may however compete in their leveled J&J in one role and Strictly or All American J&J in the other if they choose. 

Petitions:
All Star Swingjam will consider all petitions to dance at a different level than the above qualifications.

Decisions of the Chief Judge to grant petitions is final. 

All petitions must be submitted on the official WSDC Petition form. 

Dress Code:

Dress Code for all competitions is casual and comfortable. Informal clothing such as jeans and T-shirts will not be penalized, however, judges may still consider the aesthetic and technical effects clothing choices have on a competitor's dance. 
Finals division theme: Wear your favorite WCS Event T Shirt! 

 

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Points:
All Star SwingJam is approved to award WSDC Points in 2020!