The Northwest Lindy Hop Championships

Welcome to The Northwest Lindy Hop Championships 
Sign ups for competitions will be available during your registration process.
You must be registered for either a Full Weekend Pass or a Dancer/Competitor Pass
in order to enter the competitions.
 
You will get your competition numbers at the evening dance of that competition during the competition check-in.
Please arrive promptly to ensure we start on time.

COMPETITION LIST AND FEES

*All competitors must purchase a competitors pass or full weekend pass

Lindy Hop Couples:  $60 per couple

Balboa Couples: $60 per couple

Beginner Lindy Hop Social:  $30 per person

Open Lindy Hop Social:  $30 per person

Solo Challenge: $30 per person

 
Competition Prizes 
All winners will receive cash (amount based on how many people compete) and trophies.

Competition Schedule
Friday

Balboa Couples 
Competition fee: $60 per couple

Location: West Hall

Start Time: Saturday 11:00 PM 

Check-in Time: 10:30 PM
This contest is open to everyone and is a lot of fun. We will play different types of music

(Charleston, Swing, Jazz, maybe a surprise style mixed in).  Bring your best SOLO dancing.  

The preliminary heat will be danced as an all-skate.  Judges will select competitors to advance to the finals.  

We will continue immediately to the finals with a jam-style battle to DJ'd music.  The final winner will be selected by

audience applause. Whoever captures the audience's attention and admiration will win! 

 

Saturday

Open Lindy Hop Social Prelims
Competition fee: $30 per person

Location: Century Ballroom 

PRELIMS Start Time: Saturday 5:30 PM

Check-in Time: 5:00 PM

The Open Lindy Hop Social will be open to all dancing levels.  No partner required.  You will rotate partners three times and will be

judged individually in the prelims.

Open Lindy Hop Social Finals
Competition fee: $30 per person

Location: Mitchell Athletic Center

FINALS Start Time: Saturday 11:00 PM

Check-in Time: 10:30 PM

In the finals, you will be randomly paired with someone and you will be judged as a couple.

Finals will be danced to live music.

Winners will be selected for 1st, 2nd & 3rd placements.

Solo Charleston 
Competition fee: $30 per person

Location: West Hall

Start Time: Saturday 1:00 AM 

Check-in Time: 12:30 AM
This contest is open to everyone and is a lot of fun. We will play different types of music

(Charleston, Swing, Jazz, maybe a surprise style mixed in).  Bring your best SOLO dancing.  

The preliminary heat will be danced as an all-skate.  Judges will select competitors to advance to the finals.  

We will continue immediately to the finals with a jam-style battle to DJ'd music.  The final winner will be selected by

audience applause. Whoever captures the audience's attention and admiration will win! 

Sunday

Lindy Hop Couples 
Competition fee: $60 per couple

Finals

Location: Century Ballroom

FINALS Start Time: Sunday 11:00 PM

Check-in Time: 10:30 PM

Finals will be battle and jam-style format to live music.  Two finalist couples will battle until we have half of our

finalists remain and then it will be jam style format.  No competitor numbers will be needed.

 

Spirit of Lindy Hop

This has been our most important award of the weekend for many years.  This award goes to a special someone

at the camp who exemplifies the Spirit of Lindy Hop by participation, positive attitude, friendliness, spreading

the love of Lindy Hop and overall awesomeness.  The Spirit of Lindy Hop is announced at the Awards Ceremony

on Sunday night and is awarded a full weekend pass to the following Camp Jitterbug year as well as a pass to the

American Lindy Hop Championships.

 

Awards Ceremony

Location: Century Ballroom

Sunday 12:30 AM 

 

All of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place competition winners will be awarded trophies and cash prizes.   

Our Spirit of Lindy Hop will be announced and receive a free pass to next year's Camp Jitterbug!