American Lindy Hop Championships Secure Registration Page

Complete the form below to buy weekend passes, day passes, to enter contests. Type in the quantity you would like to purchase then click the ADD button at the bottom of the page. Passes are transferable. Passes are not refundable. Day passes do not include classes. This page may also be printed and mailed to Artspectrum, 52 Monterey St., Detroit, MI 48203 Children under 12 come free.

Each weekend pass comes with the following waiver.

WAIVER - I understand that Artspectrum/The American Lindy Hop Championships (ALHC) intends to record my participation in the events/competitions on videotape, film, online and in photographs for print, webcasts and/or broadcast. I expressly grant ALHC the unlimited right and authority to use any such recording in any and all media by whatever ways or means with no obligation to me. Such recordings are the sole property of ALHC. On behalf of my heirs, I agree to forego, expressly waive and release any/all rights for damages that I or my heirs might have against ALHC or its agents for any/all injuries and damages I might suffer by participating in the contest or in traveling to and from its location. I have read all the rules contained in this application and the above waiver, fully understand them, and agree to comply with their contents.

Pass A - Weekend Pass + Waiver Pass B - Weekend Pass + Waiver Pass C - Weekend Dance Pass + Waiver
Includes your choice of Fri/Sat/Sun workshops, pass to all general dancing, spectator pass to all contests, pass to all late night parties on Fri/Sat/Sun + Sun after party. All for $169.
 
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Includes your choice of Saturday and Sunday workshops, pass to all general dancing on Friday, Saturday and Sunday + after party. All for $159
 
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Includes pass to all general dancing on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Sunday's after party. All for $109.(This becomes $119 at the door)
 
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Pass D - Weekend Pass + Waiver Spectator Pass + Waiver Junior Pass
Includes your choice of classes from Saturday evening through Sunday, pass to all general dancing, viewing all contests and all for $69.

 

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Includes your choice of listening to all bands and DJ music plus contest viewing. This pass does not give you a pass to dance. All for just $40.

 

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For junior attendees aged 12 through 17. Attendees under 12 enter at no charge. Juniors take their choice of classes general dancing and contest viewing all for $119.

 

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Scroll down to see day passes.. Day Passes do not come with classes.

If you are buying a weekend pass feel free to ADD one of the following couple divisions with ALHC's compliments for $1 until 12/31/2013.

Click here to download or print a Couple's / Team Entry Form.
Please read division definitions underneath the division. In keeping with the spirit of the Swing Era. ALHC asks competitors not to wear jeans or sweat clothes while competing. Instead please wear clothes that are within the spirit of what original swing dancers wore. That does not mean that you need to wear a zoot suit or anything else vintage. Please come on the floor dresses neatly, not in jeans or sweats. All contests close one hour before each day's Competitors' Meeting.

Classic Division Junior Division Masters Division
Couples in this division concentrates on footwork, musicality, teamwork, timing, showmanship and technique rather than on lifts or air steps. Short breakaways are allowed along with separate entrances, but the majority of the 1:45 - 3 minutes' emphasis should be on partnering and content. Couples are asked to have a minimum of 75% recognizable swing content. Entry fee $50/$60 at door
 

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Showcase definitions apply but are not required of contestants aged 18 years and younger
 



 

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Couples aged 35+ dance in this division from 1:45 to 3 minutes. Showcase definitions apply but are not required to compete. $50/$60 at door

 

 

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Pro/Am Follower Pro/Am Leader Showcase Division
Couples consist of a professional leader with an amateur follower. Lift and drop are allowed but no air steps. In all other ways Classic rules apply.
 
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Couples consist of a professional follower with an amateur leader. Lifts and drops are aloowed but air steps ar not. In all other ways Classic rules apply.
 
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Showcase asks for 60% recognizable swing content. All manner of lifts, drops and air steps are allowed. Couples are judged on timing, technique, musicality, showmanship and teamwork. Entry $50/$60 at door
 
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Strictly Balboa Strictly Lindy Strictly Shag
In this division couples may perform any form of Balboa and Balswing. This is a lead/follow contest so choreography is not allowed. Show your best timing, technique, teamwork and footwork to do well in this division with the partner of your choice.
 
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Performed in a heat couples may perform any form of Lindy. Thisis a lead/follow contest so choreography is not allowed. Show your bst timing, technique, teamwork, footwork and musicality with the partner of your choice.
 
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Individual dancers compete showing off their Collegiate Shag skills. Judged on showmanship, projection, timing, technique and musicality. All dancers are on the floor in one heat.


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Entry fees for the above division, with the exception of the Junior Division, become $50 on January 1, 2014.
Cabaret - 1-2 dancers - $50 Cabaret - 3-4 dancers - $100 Cabaret - 5+ dancers - $150
This division is open to any style of dancing performed by solo or duo dancers. All dancers must have total involvement in entire piece of choreography. Time limit is 2-4 minutes. Couple's swing is not allowed.
 
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This division is open to any style of dance performed by 3 to 4 dancer. All dancers must have total involvement in the entire piece of choreography. Time limit is 2-4 minutes.
 
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This division is open to 5 or more dancers who may perform any style of dance for 2-4 minutes.

 

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Open Jack & Jill - Follower Open Jack & Jill - Leader Team
Open to followers who have a blind draw on a partner. This division's level leans toward the advanced because it is open to all levels of dancers. Teamwork, timing, technique, musicality are important here.

 

Open to leaders who have a blind draw on a partner. Because the division is open to all levels it leans toward the advanced level dancer. Teamwork, timing, technique and musicality are all important in this division..

 


 
A team consists of a minimum of 8 dancers. Dancers perform a minimum of 60% recognizable swing content. Spins, lifts, drops, air steps, acrobatics and breakaways are all allowed. Formations should be emphasized. No heavy metal or techno or jazz music not in the swing idiom music allowed. Teams dance for 2-4 minutes. Individuals may compete on up to 2 teams.
 
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 Click here  to go to the hotel's ALHC group reservation page. The Marriott Chicago O'Hare  is a free shuttle ride away from O'Hare Airport.

          DAY PASSES
 

Friday Day Pass. + Waiver- $50 Friday Evening + Waiver - $30 Friday Late Night + Waiver - $10
A Friday Day Pass is the one exception to the "no classes with day passes rule." Since each year people have made special arrangements to take Friday afternoon classes the evening pass has been extended to include those classes. All for only $50 ($60 at the door)
 
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Friday night live music party and late night features 2 bands, 2 parties, contest viewing $30 ($35 at the door)

 

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The late night party features a live band and lots of general dancing.$10

 

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Saturday Afternoon + Waiver - $20 Saturday Day Pass + Waiver - $50 Saturday Evening + Waiver - $35
Saturday afternoon music party and contest viewing is $20 ($25 at the door)
 
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Saturday Day pass includes all 3 parties, contest viewing and lots of general dancing to 2 live bands and DJ music. $50 ($60 at the door)

 
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Choose to day 4 days at the event hotel. All pre-paid for $455.
 

 
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Saturday Late Night + Waiver - $10 Sunday Afternoon + Waiver $20 Sunday Night Party + Waiver - $5
The late night party features a live band and lots of general dancing.$10

 

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Saturday afternoon music party, contest viewing and awards ceremony is $20 ($25 at the door)
 
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The wrap-up party Sunday night is free for weekend pass holders. Walk-ins pay $5.
 
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