Celebrate Authentic 1920's-1930's Swing at
SF Bal Swing Fest
Festival with bands, dance workshops, costume contests, Pin-up
& North American Open
TICKETS AT DOOR!!
Fest on historic Treasure Island... http://www.BalboaFestival.com $30 Night Pass or $130 Full Workshop w/Night Pass by Nov. 30 for Weekend Fest (Dec. 14)... EARLY BIRD REG ... Youth free funded by your donation... Plus, North American Open Swing Championship
9th year Fest Weekend in classic 1930's SWING in DANCES & CLASSES w/great teachers, dance CONTESTS & LIVE MUSIC. With your fav 1930's dances: BALBOA, LINDY & SHAG; Featuring, shows in CLASSIC VAUDEVILLE. All ages event FREE to under 15 year old YOUTH completely funded by your ticket & all volunteer run organization Swing U w/QJ. Keeping it fun, fabulous & friendly for all...
Register at www.SFSwingFest.EventBee.com
$30 for 3 nights of dancing...
$130 for early bird registration INVITE for
first 30 people.
PRICES GO UP MONTHLY
WORKSHOPS by Todd Yannacone & other guests
3 DAYS LONG in
& other authentic Swing Era Dances
FUN THEME NIGHTS &
NORTH AMERICAN OPEN in authentic swing dances like Balboa, Shag and Lindy Hop! Plus, Any-Swing-Goes competitions
(Any-Swing-Goes are contests in Lindy, Bal, Shag, Charleston, Jive, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing or whatever makes you swing; Compete and see who is the best at what they do):
FRIDAY, December 13-
Holiday USO Ball
(wear Stars & Stripes or Holiday Party Hat)
-Intergenerational (compete with someone 20 years or older age difference in Any-Swing-Goes)
-Same Sex Dancing (Compete with any same gender partner in Any-Swing-Goes)
-Jack & Jill (We will match you up and have you swtich partners in each round in Any-Swing-Goes; You are judged on your own merrits)
SATURDAY, December 14-
Prohibition Repeal Anniversary Party
(Flapper vs. Gangster Costume Contest)
-1920's Charleston Contest
-Balboa Swing Open
-Collegiate Shag Open
-Bal Tempo Battle
(Shag, Jive, or Lindy if you can...)
& Vaudeville Variety Show & Buskers Battle
Busker Battle (solo acts with Jazz theme),
& Thirty-Second Showcase
(partners dance a routine of their own any-swing-goes song for 30 seconds).
SUNDAY, December 15
Aloha Dance on Treasure Island
(Sailor vs. Pirate Costume Contest)
Pirate Pin-up & NEW DAYTIME Vintage Gars (see below)
-Lindy Hop Strictly OPEN
-DOWN & DIRTY
ALL SWING SHANGHAI SHOWDOWN'
(All winning 1st place competitors from weekend compete for best Any-Swing-Goes)