Compete at the US Open

We offer several divisions of swing for you to compete in.

Registration for some divisions is required prior to the event, so please check details below.

If you have questions, please contact Ruth Farmer at 248-980-3714 or Vivian Glucksman-Weiss at 818-404-4345 after 7 AM pacific time.

2018 Rules

Last updated 11/4/2018

  1. 2018 Rules and Competitions  (PDF)
  2. Petition for US Open Competitions (PDF)
  3. NASDE Rules
  4. WSDC Rules
  5. WSDC Jack & Jill Petition (PDF)
  6. Hustle Rules

 2019 Details Coming Soon!

New Divisions:

SWING FUSION – New OPUS routine DIVISION.  COUPLE must also compete in either Showcase or classic or both.

SOLO SWING ROUTINE – New STAR Routine division.

Rules, descriptions and format coming soon.  BE THE FIRST!

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Important Dates

July 1, 2018 Registration Opens: Lowest entry fee and guaranteed entry
October 2, 2018 Contest Fees Increase
October 10, 2018Deadline for Opus Division to get your PHOTO/BIO listed in the Program*
October 10, 2018Deadline for Star Division to get your NAME listed in the Program*
November 1, 2018Last day to purchase a competitor’s discounted ticket
November 11, 2018Deadline to enter an OPUS routine division
November 11, 2018STAR contest entry fees increase, last day to enter Pro Am Routine
November 11, 2018Last day to enter ProAm Routine and ProAm Just Hustle

* Must register online, and then follow instructions to submit info online after you register.

Planned Divisions for 2018

Some divisions may be closed to number of entries or cancelled due to lack of entries.

Opus DivisionsThru Oct 1stThru Nov 11Full & Partial Sponsors
Liza May & Genieboy Collins
Lindy Showcase$79$129NA
Sophisticated Swing$79$129NA
Rising Star$79$129NAGordon Mac Donald
Masters$79$129NABob & Beverly Budzynski
Young America$79$129NAAllen & Stanley Magnone
Young Adult$79$129NAJim & Dale Hern
Cabaret Solo$79$129NAJack Berard
Cabaret Couple$79$129NA
Cabaret Three or More$129$179NA
Star DivisionsThru Oct 1stThru Nov 11thNov 22 & At EventFull & Partial Sponsors
Strictly Pro/Champion$55$65$77Richard & Susan DeFelice
Strictly Swing Open$55$65$77
Strictly Masters$55$65$77
Strictly Swing Junior
$55$65$77Reis Evans & Kathyrn Hoffmann
Strictly Shag Junior I
Strictly Shag Junior II
$55$65$77Global Dance TV
Strictly Lindy$55$65$77
Strictly Shag$55$65$77
Strictly Hand$55$65$77
Jack & Jill Swing All Star$27$36$41Jim & Cathy Tigges
Jack & Jill Swing Advanced$27$36$41
Jack & Jill Swing Intermediate$27$36$41
Jack & Jill Swing Novice$27$36$41
Jack & Jill Swing Masters$27$36$41Lou Szed
Jack & Jill Junior Swing
$20$30$37Masters’ Dancers
Jack & Jill Junior Shag I$20$30$37George & Sharole Negrete
Jack & Jill Junior Shag II$20$30$37Ashlely & Tobitha Stewart and Brennar Goree
Jack & Jill Lindy$27$37$41
Jack & Jill Hustle Advanced$27$37$41LA Hustle Movement
Jack & Jill Hustle Intermediate$27$37$41Deborah Perez
(By Your Side Dance Studio)
Jack & Jill Hustle Novice$27$37$41Deborah Perez
(By Your Side Dance Studio)
Pro Am Swing Routine Leader AM$52$62NA
Pro Am Swing Routine Follow AM$52$62NA
Pro Am Just Hustle Open Leader AM$55$62NA
Pro Am Just Hustle Novice Follower Am$55$62NA
Pro Am Just Hustle Leader Am Int/Adv$55$62NARocco Rinaldi & Julie Yang
Pro Am Just Hustle Follow Am Int/Adv$55$62NARocco Rinaldi & Julie Yang