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 05/31/2017

  1. 2017 Rules & Competitions (PDF)
  2. Petition for US Open Competitions (PDF)
  3. WSDC Jack & Jill Petition (PDF)
  4. Hustle Rules
  5. NASDE Rules
  6. WSDC Rules

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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 18, 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
Showcase$79$129NABenson & Lyn Malto
Lindy Showcase$79$129NA
Sophisticated Swing$79$129NA
Rising Star Tour$79$129NAAnnie Hirsch
Young America$79$129NAAllen & Stanley Magnone
Young Adult$79$129NAJim & Dale Hern
Cabaret Solo$79$129NA
Cabaret Couple$79$129NA
Cabaret Three or More$129$179NA
Star DivisionsThru Oct 1stThru Nov 21Nov 22 & At EventFull & Partial Sponsors
Strictly Pro/Champion$55$65$77Richard & Susan DeFelice
Strictly Swing Open$55$65$77
Strictly Masters$55$65$77Bob & Beverly Budzynski
Strictly Swing Junior
$55$65$77Reis Evans & Kathyrn Hoffmann
Strictly Shag Junior I
$55$65$77Global Dance TV
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 Juniors Swing
$20$30$37George Pavlatos & Pat Fields
Jack & Jill Junior Shag I$20$30$37George & Sharole Negrete
Jack & Jill Junior Shag II$20$30$37Ashley & Tobitha Stewart & 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
Jack & Jill Hustle Novice$27$37$41Deborah Perez
Pro Am Swing Routine Leader AM$52$62NA
Pro Am Swing Routine Follow AM$52$62NA
Pro Am Hustle Leader AM$55$62NAOlivia Galicia
Pro Am Hustle Follow Am$55$62NAOlivia Galicia
Pro Am Hustle Leader Am Int/Adv$55$62NA
Pro Am Hustle Follow Am Int/Adv$55$62NA