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Camp Jitterbug Competitions

Welcome to the Camp Jitterbug competitions page:
No rules, high energy and FUN! 

 
We are excited to feature four competitions during the weekend this year: Balboa Social, Lindy Hop Social,
Lindy Hop Couples and Solo. We want our event to be a safe, supportive and inclusive place to compete. 

Sign ups for competitions will be avail
able 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 check in or 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:  $50 per couple

Balboa Social: $25 per person

Open Lindy Hop Social:  $25 per person 
Switch Strictly: $50 per couple

Solo Challenge: $25 per person

 
Competition Prizes 
All winners will receive cash (amount based on how many people compete) and trophies.
1st Place winners will also receive prize passes to events such as Lindy Focus and Camp Hollywood.

Competition Schedule
Friday

Balboa Social Prelims 
Competition fee: $25 per person

Location: Century Ballroom

Start Time: Saturday 8-8:20PM 

Check-in Time: 7:30 PM
This is an open competition to all levels of Balboa dancers. No partner required. Dancers will rotate partners

three times and will be judged individually in the prelims.
 

Balboa Social Finals 

Location: Century Ballroom

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.

PRIZE PASS FOR 1ST PLACE WINNERS - PRIZE PASS TBA

CASH PRIZES FOR 1ST, 2ND & 3RD PLACEMENTS
 

Switch Couples Contest 

Location: Century Ballroom

Start Time: Saturday 12:30 AM 

Check-in Time: 12:15 AM

This contest will be done with couples and will be a tap in or tap out format with a final. 

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

PRIZE PASS FOR 1ST PLACE WINNERS - PRIZE PASS TBA

CASH PRIZES FOR 1ST, 2ND & 3RD PLACEMENTS

 

Saturday

Open Lindy Hop Social Prelims
Competition fee: $25 per person

Location: Century Ballroom 

PRELIMS Start Time: Saturday 4:00 PM

Check-in Time: 3:45 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

Location: Washington Hall

FINALS Start Time: Saturday 10:00 PM

Check-in Time: 9:30 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.

PRIZE PASS FOR 1ST PLACE WINNERS - PRIZE PASS TBA

CASH PRIZES FOR 1ST, 2ND & 3RD PLACEMENTS

Solo Contest
Competition fee: $25 per person

Location: West Hall

Start Time: Saturday 1:00-1:20AM 

Check-in Time: 12:45 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! 

PRIZE PASS FOR 1ST PLACE WINNERS - PRIZE PASS TBA

CASH PRIZES FOR 1ST, 2ND & 3RD PLACEMENTS

Sunday

Lindy Hop Couples Prelims
Competition fee: $50 per couple

Location: Century Ballroom

FINALS Start Time: Saturday 4:30 PM

Check-in Time: 4:15 PM

Open to all levels. You will dance with your partner to several songs at different tempos and the finalists will be
selected for the finals Sunday evening. The finals will be jam style format to live music.

Lindy Hop Couples 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. No competitor numbers will be needed.
PRIZE PASS FOR 1ST PLACE WINNERS - PRIZE PASS TBA 

CASH PRIZES FOR 1ST, 2ND & 3RD PLACEMENTS

 

Spirit of Lindy Hop

This has been our most important award of the weekend for decades.  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.

 

Awards Ceremony

Location: Century Ballroom

Sunday 12:30 AM 

 

 

Prize Pass Sponsors

We have several amazing events who have donated passes as prizes to our 1st place winners

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