Competitions, Weekends, & Cruises

July 16 - 19, VA State Open Swing Dance Championships at Hyatt Regency Reston, 1800 Presidents Street, Reston, VA 20190; (888) 421-1442. The VSO is flavored with a variety of Swing styles. Lindy Hop, West Coast, Shag, Hustle, and Hand Dance. Three ballrooms. For more info, see their website.West Coast Swingswinghustlehand dance


Swing FlingJuly 30 - August 2, Swing Fling at Sheraton Premiere At Tysons Corner, 8661 Leesburg Pike · Tysons Corner, VA 22182; call 888-627-8230. We've got a fantastic new venue, many new staff members and tons more exciting changes planned! See for more info. West Coast Swinghustle


July 30-Aug 2, Virginia Line Dance Festival at Fredericksburg Hospitality House Hotel & Conference Center, 2801 Plank Rd Central Park, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
540-786-8321. Mention Virginia Line Dance Festival for special room rates. We have some dancer-friendly instructors, great wooden dance floors, a dedicated "beginner instruction room", evening dances, great DJ....what else do you need!!!!!!See the festival flyer to register.line dances

OCEAN CITY HALLOWEENOctober  23 - 25,  Ocean City Halloween Dance Weekend at Grand Hotel, 2100 Baltimore Avenue City, Ocean City, MD 21842, phone: 410-289-6191. I've setup a room block at The Grand as usual. The dance workshops on Saturday will be in the large ballroom at the Grand but we will be dancing Friday and Saturday night at the American Legion on 24th Street. The hotel has other groups that weekend, so PLEASE call and get your rooms booked. Call 410-289-6191 to book your room - code OCHD15 to get the $83 rate for our group. They will charge an additional $20 per person over 2 people so you don't have to tell them you'll have more than 2 if you're are sharing.  For more info, call Sandy Garris at 443-340-0988, email her at, or see line dancesCW MixWest Coast Swing


DCSXNovember 19 - 22, "DCSX" at the Dulles Hyatt, 2300 Dulles Corner Blvd. Herndon, VA 20171 703.713.1234  ($99 rate, up to 4 people). Serious Dance Fun at the DC Swing Experience, in the DC Area. Social Dancing,Workshops,Fun Competitions; West Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Shag & Hand Dance. Enjoy many, many hours of social dancing in 3 adjacent ballrooms, daytime workshops for every level of swing dancer, fun contests and exhibitions by current swing dance superstars. All events will be in the Hyatt Regency's grand ballroom. For more info, see Coast Swingswingshaghand dance

UCWDA Events are listed at their website.

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