SHOWCASE THROWDOWN IS OPEN TO EVERYONE! Routines must be a minimum 2 minutes 30 seconds and a maximum of 3 minutes 30 seconds in length. Competitors select their own music. This is a no holds barred competition. Routines should be high-energy, and all lifts, drops, aerials, airsteps and acrobatics are allowed and encouraged.

***Please remember that Prelims are Friday night at 7:00PM.   Couples may choose to do a different routine in the Finals than the prelims should they make it to the Finals.

Contestants who place in the Top 3 of the Finals are automatically placed into the Finals for the following year and do not have to compete in Prelims. For 2019, the top 3 couples from the 2018 Invitational will be passed thru to the finals. Finals will consist of 8-10 couples.

Entry Fee: $50/couple

Prizes:
1st - $1500
2nd - $500
3rd - $300

NEW!!! Lindy Hop Showcase Throwdown

 

You may compete in only 1 Level of Classic. Only 1 partner needs to register. Please be considerate of your fellow dancers and do not register under two names!

Lindy Hop Open Classic

Competitors will display their choreographed creativity without aerials, air-steps, acrobatics and lifts in this division. “On the ground” moves (such as drops, slides, and splits) are allowed. The emphasis is on partnering. Competitors will select their own music. Routines must be a minimum 2 minutes 30 seconds and a maximum of 3 minutes 30 seconds in length.

Entry Fee: $50/couple

Prizes:
1st - $600
2nd - $300
3rd - $150


NEW!!! Lindy Hop All-Star Classic

Competitors will display their choreographed creativity without aerials, air-steps, acrobatics and lifts in this division. “On the ground” moves (such as drops, slides, and splits) are allowed. The emphasis is on partnering. Competitors will select their own music. Routines must be a minimum 2 minutes 30 seconds and a maximum of 3 minutes 30 seconds in length.

Entry Fee: $50/couple

Prizes:
1st - $600
2nd - $300
3rd - $100

Qualifying Events:

Top five placements at

ILHC All-Star Strictly, Showcase, Classic and Invitational competition  OR

·        The Savoy Cup -Champions Cup Division

·        Camp Hollywood, Open or Classic Lindy Division

·        New Orleans Swing Dance Festival, Lindy Hop Battle

·        Boston Tea Party, Invitational Lindy Division

·        Camp Jitterbug, CJ Couples Division

·        Lindy on the Rocks - Hellzapoppin’ Strictly

·        Camp Swing It – Korean Lindy Hop Championships 

·        The Snowball - Invitational Strictly

·        European Swing Dance Championship, Invitational Strictly Lindy

or other competitions determined by the organizers.


Lindy Hop Invitational Classic

Competitors will display their choreographed creativity without aerials, air-steps, acrobatics and lifts in this division. “On the ground” moves (such as drops, slides, and splits) are allowed. The emphasis is on partnering. Competitors will select their own music. Routines must be a minimum 2 minutes 30 seconds and a maximum of 3 minutes 30 seconds in length. This will be an Invitational social dance competition open to dancers determined by the organizers.

Entry Fee: $50/couple

Prizes:
1st - $800
2nd - $400
3rd - $200


Pro Leaders will dance with their Amateur follows. Pro Follows will dance with their Amateur Leaders. Only the amateur will be judged. Routines must be a minimum 2 minutes 30 seconds and a maximum of 3 minutes 30 seconds in length. Music to be selected by competitors.

Each Pro is limited to 3 Amateur participants.

Entry Fee: $50/couple

Prizes:
1st - $300
2nd - $200
3rd - $100

Lindy Hop Pro-Am

 

This division will be for Lindy Hop routines of 3 or more couples. Competitors will select their own music. Routines must be a minimum of 2 minutes 30 seconds and a maximum of 3 minutes 30 seconds in length.

Entry Fee: $200/per team

Prizes:
1st - $1000
2nd - $500
3rd - $300

Lindy Hop Team