Open Balboa Jack & Jill
All competitors must be Full Weekend Pass or Dance Pass holders. Registration for all competitions closes 10 minutes before the mandatory competitors meeting.
Anything in the realm of Balboa/Bal-Swing goes. Dancers will be randomly paired and will dance to music selected by the DJ.
Preliminary Round – During the preliminary rounds, dancers will rotate. The number of heats (and rotations within each heat) will be determined by the event organizers. Leaders and followers will be selected to advance to the finals individually (but will be judged on how well they dance with their partner). Judges will be looking for timing, teamwork, finesse, foot work and musicality.
Prelims will be held on Saturday evening at 8:30 PM in the downstairs of the Turnverein
Final Round – Finalists will be randomly paired and will compete as a couple. Couples will not change partners during finals. Finalists will dance to 2 songs of varying tempos.
Finals will be Saturday night at the beginning of the 2nd band set (roughly 10 PM)
Prize money to be determined by the number of entrants.