Competitions, Weekends, & Cruises
October 24 - 26, Ocean City Halloween Dance Weekend at Grand Hotel, 2100 Baltimore Avenue City, Ocean City, Maryland 21842,
phone: 410-289-6191. Weekend includes dancing Friday and Saturday night – 7:00pm – 2:00am, chips & pretzels on both nights.
October 31 - November 2, Thursday - Sunday, Halloween in Harrisburg (plus Swing Zing and Ballroom) at Best Western Premier, 800 East Park Drive, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA 17111 717-561-2800 . For more information, call Jeff & Lynn Bartholomew at 717-763-4416 or halloweeninharrisburg.com.
November 13 - 16, 2014, "DCSX" at the Dulles Hyatt, 2300 Dulles Corner Blvd. Herndon, VA 20171 703.713.1234 ($97 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 dcswingexperience.com.
November 13 - 16, Tim Gillis Fall Weekend at Honor's Haven Resort & Spa, 1195 Arrowhead Road, Ellenville, NY 12428; 877-969-4283. All-Inclusive Event! 13 Instructors and Choreographers, all Hardwood & Birchwood Dance Floors!!!!! 70+ Hours of Dance Instruction. 6 World Class Meals, and much more. See www.timgillisdanceweekends.com for more info.
Dec. 29, 2014 – Jan. 4, 2015, UCWDC Country Dance World Championships at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, 1000 W Buena Vista Drive , Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830, 1-800-780-5727. Full Swing and Hustle competetition includes Pro-AM, Strictly Wing, Jack & Jill plus invitational Showcase and Classic. For information and registration, see their website.
All night Dance Jams "Dance till you drop". The Stars of Swing, Hot Shots of Hand Dance & the who’s who of Hustle Workshops with recognized, top national professionals. (for all levels). Jack & Jill divisions for Swing & Hustle. Just Dance, Classic & Open Showcase, Pro/Am. Cash, Prizes & Give-aways. For more info, email Dave Moldover or see www.AtlanticDanceJam.com.
March 21-28, 2015, CW Dance Cruise w/ Sandy Garrish to St. Maarten, San Juan, and Private Isle for 3 days. Click here for more info.
April 30 - May 3, 2015, Thursday - Sunday, Mid Atlantic Dance Jam (MAD JAM) at Westin Dulles Hotel @ Dulles International Airport, 2520 Wasser Terrace, Herndon (Dulles) VA 20171. 703-793-3366. Ask for special MidAtlantic Dance Classic event rate. NON-STOP Line Dance ONLY Room all weekend. UCWDC Dance Competitions, Workshops, Jack & Jill, 2-Step, WCS, Line Dance, Fabulous Dinner Show, Lots of Social Dancing. Hosted By Sam Arvidson, Dale Strawser & Anita Huffman-Strawser. For more info, see midatlanticdanceclassic.com.
May 9-16, 2015, Mishnock & Friends All Inclusive Dance Vacation at the Ocean Coral & Teruesa Resort, Riviera Maya, Mexico. All inclusive service, meals, snacks, beverages, national drinks, and cocktails. Five instructors/DJs; line and partner dance lessons and social dancing. For more info, see www.mishnockbarn.com or get a flyer here.
UCWDA Events are listed at their website.
For corrections or updates, email Garry at or call 301-351-4116