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WSDC Newsletter
WSDC is now providing a monthly newsletter to its members. The newsletters are also available on the website.
The Points Registry Rules (PDF) has been updated!  New changes effective July 1, 2015.  Click here to see a little history of the WSDC and how various policies have been developed!

Event Directors - Please review the Registry Event Requirement document, revised July 2015 and the WSDC Name Usage document for your event to be a WSDC Registry Event.
Competitors Points Registry
Points, points and more points.  Check out the WSDC Competitors Points Registry and find out how you are doing!  Want to understand more about the points system? Read the Points Registry Rules (PDF).  If you're curious about the scoring system used, read the article on Relative Placement.   If you have any questions regarding your points, please contact our Competitor Liaison.
WSDC Education Library featuring Skippy Blair
The WSDC, Skippy Blair, and other top teachers provide tips and training on a wide variety of subjects in our ever growing education library.  Check out the WSDC Library which includes several Skippy Articles
WSDC Swing Dance Hall Of Fame
The WSDC is proud to sponsor a national Swing Dance Hall of Fame, honoring those members of the swing dance community whose long-term efforts and accomplishments have contributed to the growth and prestige of swing dancing on a national level.  A benefit of membership in the WSDC is the right to participate in the yearly Call for Nominations.  So, you, too, can be a part of this exciting process!  For information regarding the Hall of Fame, and a list of current inductees, Click Here.
WSDC Hall of Fame awards were presented over Thanksgiving at the US Open Swing Dance Championships. Congratulations to the 2010 Hall of Fame inductees Lynn Vogen and Barry Durand!!
Gift Memberships Available
Not sure what to give, give the gift of DANCE!  A membership to the World Swing Dance Council.  Gift Certificates are now available.  Contact Jim Tigges for more information.
Board of Directors
World Swing Dance Council Board of Directors for 2006
Left to Right:
Vic Damon, Skippy Blair, Dani Canziani, Annie Hirsch, Jim Tigges

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Other Member Sponsored Events

Member Registry Events

Event Date Event Name Event Location Contact Person

Aug. 30-Sept. 6, 2015 Sunny Side Dance Camp Torrevieja, Spain Ekaterina (Katia) Avlasevich

Sept. 3 - 6, 2015 Dallas D.A.N.C.E. Dallas, TX Terry Rippa

Sept. 3 - 6, 2015 Desert City Swing Phoenix, AZ Mike Gadberry

Sept. 3 - 7, 2015 River City Swing Ponte Vedra Beach, FL Andrew Sinclair

Sept. 3 - 7, 2015 South Bay Dance Fling San Jose, CA Sue & Glenn Cravalho

Sept. 10 - 13, 2015 Bavarian Open WCS Munich, Germany Dirk Haage

Sept. 10 - 13, 2015 Best of the Best Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia Michelle Gil / Clint Glasgow

Sept. 10 - 14, 2015 Norway Westie Fest Trondheim, Norway Jennie Spanning

Sept. 10 - 13, 2015 Swing Trilogy Raleigh, NC Dave Moldover

Sept. 11 - 13, 2015 Vermont Swing Championships Dover, VT Karen Graham

Sept. 17 - 20, 2015 Tampa Bay Classic Tampa, FL Raymond Harris / Ruth Farmer

Sept. 24 - 27, 2015 BridgeTown Swing Portland, OR Joe Broderick

Sept. 24 - 27, 2015 Meet Me In St. Louis Swing Dance Championships St. Louis, MO Sophie Kdep

Sept. 24 - 27, 2015 New Mexico Dance Fiesta Albuquerque, NM Ivory Hammon

Sept. 24 - 27, 2015 Midland Swing Open Manchester, England Lee Easton

Oct. 1 - 4, 2015 Atlanta Swing Classic Atlanta, GA Alan Annicella

Oct. 2 - 4, 2015 Philly Swing Classic Philadelphia, PA Rob Baen

Oct. 8 - 11*, 2015 Boogie By The Bay San Francisco, CA Andy Bouman

Oct. 14 - 17, 2016 New Zealand Open Swing Dance Championships Auckland, NZ Tina Heyman

Oct. TBD, 2015 Australian Open WCS Dance Champ's Melbourne, Australia Scott & Melina (Ramirez) Stuart

Oct. 16 - 18, 2015 Italian Open West Coast Swing Milan, Italy Francesco Castigliego

Oct. 16 - 18, 2015 Montreal Westie Fest Montreal, Canada Melissa Breton

Oct. 16 - 19, 2015 New Zealand Open Swing Dance Championships Auckland, NZ Alan Duncan / Tina Heynen

Oct. 16 - 18, 2015 West Coast Swing Helsinki Helsinki, Finland Tiina Aalto

Oct. 22 - 25, 2015 Paradise Country & Swing Dance Festival Ontario, CA Ronnie DeBenedetta

Oct. 23 - 25, 2015 Scandinavian Open WCS Stockholm, Sweden K & H Norbelle / M & H Mattson

Oct. 23 - 25, 2015 Swing Generation Lyon, France Elsa Drai

Oct. 29-Nov 1, 2015 Halloween Swingthing Irvine, CA John Wheaton

Oct. 29 - Nov. 1, 2015 Swing City Chicago Chicago, IL April Prince

Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2015 Warsaw Halloween Swing Warsaw, Poland Slawek Porowski/ Wayne Powell

Nov. 5 - 8, 2015 Mountain Magic Dance Convention So. Lake Tahoe, NV Michelle Kinkaid

Nov. 5 - 9, 2015 Sea To Sky - Seattle Seattle, WA Michael Kielbasa

Nov. 12 - 15, 2015 Swingin' New England Dance Festival Boston, MA Willow Colson-Wall

Nov. 13 - 15, 2015 Moscow Westie Fest Moscow, Russia Anna Kondakova

Nov. 19 - 22, 2015 DC Swing eXperience (DCSX) Washington DC Dave Moldover

Nov. 19 - 23, 2015 London SWINGvitational London, UK Catriona Wiles

Nov. 20 - 22, 2015 Westie's Angels Lyon, France Olivier Massart

Nov. 26 - 29*, 2015 US Open Swing Dance Championships Burbank, CA Phil Dorroll

Nov. 27 - 29, 2015 C.A.S.H. Bash Weekend Twinsburg, OH Ernie Virden