American Lindy Hop Championships Secure Online Registration

 

Complete the form below to buy weekend passes, day passes, to enter contests and buy select merchandise. Type in the quantity you would like to purchase then click the ADD button at the bottom of the page. Passes are transferable. Passes are not refundable.

WAIVER - I understand that Artspectrum/The American Lindy Hop Championships (ALHC) intends to record my participation in the events/competitions on videotape, film, online and in photographs for print, webcasts and/or broadcast. I expressly grant ALHC the unlimited right and authority to use any such recording in any and all media by whatever ways or means with no obligation to me. Such recordings are the sole property of ALHC. On behalf of my heirs, I agree to forego, expressly waive and release any/all rights for damages that I or my heirs might have against ALHC or its agents for any/all injuries and damages I might suffer by participating in the contest or in traveling to and from its location. I have read all the rules contained in this application and the above waiver, fully understand them, and agree to comply with their contents.

 Type a 1 in the box to indicate that you agree to the waiver.

    

 Online registration closes May 24
      





Online registration is closed. Feel free to register at the door.

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WEEKEND and DAY PASSES

Next price shift is November 1. Couple's contest entry is complimentary until Dec. 31 for those purchasing a weekend pass. On Jan. 1 it becomes $50 per couple. Couples are free to enter at the event at $60 per.

Weekend Pass A & waiver - $179

Choice of Fri/Sat/Sun workshops,  pass to all general dancing, spectator pass to all contests, pass to all late night parties on Fri/Sat/Sun + Sun  after party

Weekend Pass B & waiver - $169

Choice of Sat/Sun workshops,  pass to all general dancing, spectator pass to all contests, pass to all late night parties on Fri/Sat/Sun + Sun. after party

Weekend Pass C & waiver - $119

All party pass for Fri/Sat/Sun & Sunday after party, $119 at the door

Weekend Pass D - $95 Pass to all general dancing from 7:00pm Sat., June 1, spectator pass to Sat. evening/Sun. contests, pass to Saturday late night party, Sunday AM classes and Sunday after party  
Friday night & waiver - $30

Friday night live music party and late night features 2 bands, contest entry eligibility, and/or contest viewing advance sale price, $35 at the door

  Saturday All Day & waiver - $50 Advance sale of afternoon, evening and late night parties with 3 bands, contest viewing, $60 at the door
Saturday afternoon & waiver - $20

Saturday afternoon live music party, contest viewing advance sale, $25 at the door

Saturday evening & waiver - $35

Saturday evening live music party plus late night live music party advance sale - 2 parties, two bands, contest viewing, $40 at the door

Sunday afternoon party & waiver - $20

Sunday afternoon live music party plus contest viewing advance sale, $25 at the door

 Sunday evening party & waiver - $5

Sunday live music after party advance sale, $10 at the door

  Weekend Spectator Pass & waiver - $50
            
Watch, look and listen for all parties. Np dancing with this pass. Advance sale price goes up to $80 at the door.
Late night party & waiver - $10 Specify which night in cart's Special Instructions box. $15 at the door.

Click the ADD button if you are not entering contests or buying dance passes. If you are entering a contest or buying a day passes scroll down to your desired area. Then click the ADD button at the bottom of the page after reading competitor entry notes..


  Passes are not refundable.
Passes are transferable

      A LA CARTE
     Purchase some of our most popular items ahead of time to save money.

   Buy the 2013 year's video notebook in advance
          at a discount - $59 ($69 at the event, $79 after)
  Spectator Pass - one party, no dancing -
        $15 advance sale ($20 at event)
        Specify party in Special Instructions

   
Lady's ALHC Cap Sleeved T-shirt  - $15  ($20 at the event)  Specify S, M, or L & red or black cap sleeve in Special Instructions


   
  ALHC Jersey  - $15     ($20 at the event)
Specify S, M, L, XL or XXL in Special Instructions

 

 


  Lady's grey and black 3/4 length sleeve
         jersey - $15 ($20 at event)
         Specify S, M, L in Special Instructions

 
Men's grey and black 3/4 length sleeve
         jersey - $15  ($20 at the event)
         Specify S, M, L in Special Instructions

   

  
ALHC hoodie with logo on the chest - $20 ($25 at the event) in red, black, grey, yellow, goldenrod or white. Specify S, M, L, XL, XXL in Special Instructions




  ALHC hoodie
       in red, white, grey or black - $20 ($25 at event)
       Specify S, M, L, XL, XXL in Special Instructions


CONTEST ENTRY


PLEASE READ: All competitors must have a weekend pass. Teams and those doing mail registration need to fill our Couples' / Team Contest Entry Form. Copy it as needed. Entry is $50 per couple/$60 at door  unless otherwise noted. With 5 or less couple a division will run with awards, 5+ couples to pay out prize money and grant awards.

In keeping with the spirit of the Swing Era. ALHC asks competitors not to wear jeans or sweat clothes while competing. Instead please wear clothes that are within the spirit of what original swing dancers wore. That does not mean that you need to wear a zoot suit or anything else vintage. Please come on the floor dressed neatly, not in jeans or sweats.

Please put your partner's name in the Special Instructions section of the shopping cart. You may still register for the Jack & Jill and other contests at the event. All contests close 1 hour before that contest's party.

Couple contest entry is complimentary until December 31. After that date couples' enter with a $50 fee/ $60 at door.
 

 Blues   $50/cpl    
This division has a 2-3 minutes time frame. Lifts and drops are allowed but not required. Tempo is slower than 140bpm. Lindy is not allowed. $60 at door
 Cabaret   $50  1-2 dancers  
This division is open to any style of dancing performed by solo or duo dancers. All dancers must have total involvement in entire piece of choreography. Time limit is 2-4 minutes. Couples swing is not allowed.
 Cabaret   $100  3-4 dancers
This division is open to any style of dance performed by 3 to 4 dancer. All dancers must have total involvement in the entire piece of choreography. Time limit is 2-4 minutes.
 Cabaret   $150  5+ dancers
This division is open to 5 or more dancers who may perform any style of dance for 2-4 minutes.
 Cats' Corner (Champions' Strictly)  $50/cpl
This division is limited to couples who have or placed in  national and international Lindy events. This division is run it one heat. Anything goes.   $60  at door
 Classic (no lifts or throws)    $50/cpl
Couples in this division concentrates on footwork, musicality, teamwork, timing, showmanship and technique rather than on lifts or air steps. Short breakaways are allowed along with separate entrances, but the majority of the 1:45 - 3 minutes' emphasis should be on partnering and content. Couples are asked to have a minimum of 75% recognizable swing content.  $60 at door
  Junior Swing Championship  $0/cpl
Showcase definitions apply but are not required of contestants aged 18 years and younger
  Masters    $50/cpl
Couples aged 35+ dance in this division from 1:45 to 3 minutes. Showcase definitions apply but are not required to compete. $60 at door
  Open Jack & Jill -  Jack    $20/person
Open to leaders who have a blind draw on a partner. Because the division is open to all levels it leans toward the advanced level dancer. Teamwork, timing, technique and musicality are all important in this division..
  Open Jack & Jill - Jill     $20/person
Open to followers who have a blind draw on a partner. This division's level leans toward the advanced because it is open to all levels of dancers. Teamwork, timing, technique, musicality are important here.
  Showcase     $50/cpl
Open Showcase asks for 60% recognizable swing conent. All manner of lifts, drops and air steps are allowed. Couples are judged on timing, technique, musicality, showmanship and teamwork. $60 at door
  Pro/Am Follower   $50/cpl
Couples consist of a professional leader with an amateur follower. Lift and drop are allowed but no air steps. In all other ways Classic rules apply. $60 at door
  Pro/Am Leader   $50/cpl
Couples consist of a professional follower with an amateur leader. Lifts and drops are aloowed but air steps ar not. In all other ways Classic rules apply. $60 at door
  Strictly Shag   $50/cpl
Individual dancers compete showing off their Collegiate Shag skills. Judged on showmanship, projection, timing, technique and musicality. All dancers are on the floor in one heat.  $60 at door
  Strictly Balboa     $50/cpl
In this division couples may perform any form of Balboa and Balswing. This is a lead/follow contest so choreography is not allowed. Show your best timing, technique, teamwork and footwork to do well in this division with the partner of your choice. $60 at door
  Strictly Lindy    $50/cpl
Performed in a heat couples may perform any form of Lindy. Thisis a lead/follow contest so choreography is not allowed. Show your bst timing, technique, teamwork, footwork and musicality with the partner of your choice.
  Team    $150.00
A team consists of a minimum of 8 dancers. Dancers perform a minimum of 60% recognizable swing content. Spins, lifts, drops, air steps, acrobatics and breakaways are all allowed. Formations should be emphasized. No heavy metal or techno or jazz music not in the swing idiom music allowed. Teams dance for 2-4 minutes. Individuals may compete on up to 2 teams.

All competitors must have a weekend pass. Teams and those doing mail registration need to fill our Couples' / Team Contest Entry Form. Copy it as needed. Entry is $50 per couple unless otherwise noted.

Please read division definitions along side the division. In keeping with the spirit of the Swing Era. ALHC asks competitors not to wear jeans or sweat clothes while competing. Instead please wear clothes that are within the spirit of what original swing dancers wore. That does not mean that you need to wear a zoot suit or anything else vintage. Please come on the floor dresses neatly, not in jeans or sweats. All contests close one hour before each day's Competitors' Meeting.

Please put your partner's name in the Special Instructions section of the shopping cart.


Passes are not refundable.
Passes are transferable

DO NOT mail registrations after 5/5/12. The event will not be responsible for their receipt.

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