Open to couples meeting the amateur defintion (see rules below).
Cash: $200 first prize — $100 second prize — $50 third prize
Other: Trophies and merchandise vouchers and/or event passes.
- This Balboa & Bal-Swing competition is designed to showcase the intricacies of partnering and musicality, as well as the excitement and energy of Bal-Swing and LA Swing.
- Prelims: Couples will dance in heats to a minimum of three songs of three different tempos.
- Finals: Finalists will dance to DJed music. They will dance one All Skate Warm Up song, in a Dual Spotlight round to showcase diverse skill, partnering and musicality, and in a Final All Skate round.
- All Skate Warm Up: All couples will dance to DJed music in a single group. Approx. 210 BPM.
- Dual Spotlight: Two couples will dance at a time to DJed music. Approx. 240 BPM.
- Final All Skate: All couples will dance to DJed music. Approx. 250 BPM.