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.

2019 Rules

New!!  2019 Swing Content Judge Criteria and Process(PDF)

Last updated 4/16/2019

  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

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Important Dates

July 1Registration Opens: Lowest entry fee and guaranteed entry
October 2Contest Fees Increase
October 10Deadline for Opus Division to get your PHOTO/BIO listed in the Program*
October 10Deadline for Star Division to get your NAME listed in the Program*
November 1Last day to purchase a competitor’s discounted ticket
November 11Deadline to enter an OPUS routine division
November 11STAR contest entry fees increase, last day to enter Pro Am Routine
November 11Last 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 2019

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

Opus DivisionsThru Oct 1stThru Nov 11Full & Partial Sponsors
Sophisticated Swing$100$129NA
Rising Star Classic$100$129NAGordon MacDonald
Rising Star Showcase$100$129Gordon MacDonald
Masters$100$129NABob & Beverly Budzynski
Young America$79$129NAAllen & Stanley Magnone
Young Adult$79$129NAJim & Dale Hern
Cabaret Solo$100$129NA
Cabaret Couple$100$129NA
Cabaret Three or More$129$179NA
Star DivisionsThru Oct 1stThru Nov 11thNov 22 & At EventFull & Partial Sponsors
Strictly Pro/Champion (WCS)$55$65$77
Strictly Open (WCS)$55$65$77
Strictly Masters (WCS)$55$65$77
Strictly Junior
6-17 (WCS)
$55$65$77Reis Evans & Kathryn Hoffmann
Strictly Shag Junior I
Strictly Shag Junior II
Strictly Lindy$55$65$77
Strictly Shag$55$65$77
Strictly Hand$55$65$77
Jack & Jill Swing All Star$27$36$41
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$41
Jack & Jill Junior Swing
$20$30$37Masters Dancers
Jack & Jill Junior Shag I$20$30$37Ashley & Tobitha Stewart

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Jack & Jill Junior Shag II$20$30$37
Jack & Jill Lindy$27$37$41
Jack & Jill Hustle Advanced$27$37$41
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$62NA
Pro Am Just Hustle Follow Am Int/Adv$55$62NA