Jack and Jill competitions allow individuals to enter without a partner and demonstrate skills in spontaneous dancing with a variety of partners. During the preliminary contest, Leaders and Followers are randomly paired. Contestants will be dancing with multiple partners and are scored individually on timing, technique and teamwork. Those scoring the highest will be called back later to dance in a final contest. In the final, individuals are randomly paired and then scored as a couple.
WSDC points will be granted based on the number of competitors in each division. You can compete in either role, Follower or Leader. To be able to compete in both roles, you need to compete in different divisions. Divisions and points needed to compete on one goes as follows:
If you would like to compete in a different skill division than WSDC points would direct you to, you may submit a petition form to dance one skill level higher or lower. Please request a petition form when you register
The Strictly Swing competitions are designed to showcase a competitor’s social dance skills with a chosen partner. Competitors enter as a couple.