TOM CUNNINGHAM ORCHESTRA and the SECOND ANNUAL VIRGINIA STATE JITTERBUG AND LINDY HOP COMPETITION at the Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo

  • Glen Echo Park 7300 Macarthur Boulevard Northwest Glen Echo, MD, 20812 United States

Beginner swing lesson with Tom and Debra 8-9pm, dance 9pm-12midnight, $18

Join Gottaswing and the Tom Cunningham Orchestra for a fun and fabulous dance contest, held during the band breaks at the regular TCO dance. Grab a partner and join the competition, or come out to cheer on your favorite dancers. 

• FIRST PLACE $300 • SECOND PLACE $150 • THIRD PLACE $50
• DANCE TO YOUR OWN MUSIC • LOCAL, FRIENDLY! • NO ENTRY FEE • PROFESSIONAL JUDGE •

• HOW IT WORKS: The competition will be held at the TCO dance at the Spanish Ballroom during the first and second band break; winners will be announced during the third band set. 
• HOW THE COMPETITION WILL BE RUN: Limited to a maximum of eight couples. Each couple will dance individually to music they will provide, song length not shorter than 2 minutes, not longer than 3-1/2 minutes. Costumes encouraged but not required. 
• HOW TO SIGN UP: Simply Email [email protected] no later than 5pm on Friday, November 20 to reserve your spot and request a copy of the rules.
• HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? NOTHING! Competitors get into the dance free; bring your friends to cheer you on.

BEFORE AND AFTER THE COMPETITION HEATS, WE’LL ENJOY DANCING TO THE TOM CUNNINGHAM ORCHESTRA. SEE YOU THERE!

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