Come join us the third Saturday every month for a night of lessons, snacks, awesome music, fun dancing, and good times with great people!

AMERICAN LEGION Post# 13, 131 N. Marengo Ave,Pasadena CA 91101. 323.459.2303

TSS August 17, 2013 EVENT INFO – LIVE MUSIC with John Reynolds And His Hot Notes

THIRD SATURDAY SWING: Pre-Camp Hollywood Party!

LIVE: John Reynolds and His Hot Notes

LINDY JAM COMPETITION @ 9:40pm!

Calling all competitors old and new, be creative and let your light shine and compete for close to $1000 in prizes!

LOCATION Fred Astaire Dance Center
1368 N Lake Ave
Pasadena, CA 91104
Click Here For Map and Parking
Cover Charge SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT: $15 at the door, $7 after 11:00pm

SPECIAL PREPAY DISCOUNT LINK!!
TWO FOR $20 (available until Thursday August 15th)
ONE FOR $12 (available until Thursday August 15th)

Free Lesson Free lesson from 8pm to 8:40pm, great for people brand new to swing dancing as well as experienced beginners and intermediates!

Brought to you by Sam and Jasmine

LIVE MUSIC!! LIVE MUSIC with JOHN REYNOLDS AND HIS HOT NOTES!
Schedule:
Lesson @ 8pm
DJ Music and Contest Sign-ups @ 8:40pm(ish) to 9:40pm
LINDY JAM CONTEST @ 9:40pm
BAND GOES ON @ 10pm – 12midnight!

John Reynolds

Lindy Jam Competition PRIZES

TSS Pre-Camp Hollywood Lindy Jam Competition PRIZES

Close to $1000 in prizes!

subject to change

1st Place: (~$500 total)
Rocky Mountain Balboa Passes (~$125 each)
Santa Swing Passes (~$125 each)
GOLD FIRST PLACE TROPHIES

2nd Place: (~$250 total)
California Balboa Classic Gift Card ($50 each)
Inspiration Weekend Passes (~$75 each)
SILVER SECOND PLACE TROPHIES

3rd Place: (~$220 total)
Dancestore.com Free Pair Of Shoes (~$75 value)
Camp Hollywood Swag (~$35 each value)
BRONZE THIRD PLACE TROPHIES

Many thanks to our generous prize donors!

Rocky Mountain Balboa February 2014
Inspiration Weekend Feb 28 – Mar 2, 2014
Santa Swing New Year’s 2013/2014
California Balboa Classic January 10-12, 2014
Camp Hollywood Aug 30 – Sep 2, 2013
DanceStore.com Home of the Aris Allen Dance Shoe

Lindy Jam Couples Contest DETAILS TSS Pre-Camp Hollywood Lindy Jam Couples Competition

Details and format subject to change

Come one, come all, and join in the fun as a spectator or competitor for our Lindy Jam Couples Competition as part of our “Ramp Up To Camp Hollywood“!


Sign-Ups: up until about 9:30pm
CONTEST (straight to finals): 9:40pm
Trophy Presentation:: 10:45pm (first band break)

Entrance Fee: $10

  • Sign up as a couple
  • Limited to EIGHT couples!
  • (Sign up early!)
  • Prepare, Practice, and Bring out your Best!

Lindy Jam Couples Contest FORMAT AND RULES (subject to change)

PRELIMS

  • what prelims? :) !! Going straight to finals!
  •  
    FINALS

  • Two warm-up songs: Song # 1: 165-170bpm, Song # 2: 185-190bpm
  • JAM TIME! Couple order will be pre-determined by random draw
  • ROUND #1: First time through to Song # 1 (195bpm) each couple will get eight-eights jam format style one after the other. Song will finish/fade after all couple go through the first time.
  • ROUND #2: Second time through to song #2 (205bpm) each couple will get eight-eights jam format style one after the other
  • Couples will all-skate remainder of song # 2.
  • Judges will be instructed to judge on this criteria: Technique, Timing, Teamwork, Showmanship, Crowd Response
  • Anything Goes!! Aerials are not required, judging criteria is that you dance cleanly, awesomely, dance your hearts out! Get the crowd into it, have fun, and let your creative side shine!!!



    SAMPLE SONG TEMPOS

  • Sample song 165bpm: Bare Necessities by Louis Armstrong
  • Sample song 188bpm: Posin by Jimmie Lunceford
  • Sample song 195bpm: Flying Home by Campus Five
  • Sample song 205bpm: Hit That Jive Jack by the Four Charms
  • Lindy Jam Celebrities! EMCEE:
    Ben Yau

    JUDGES:
    Tise Chao
    Mikey Pedroza
    Sheri Yau
    Justin Zillman
    Alice Mei
    Stephen Sayer
    Mike Mizgalski


    DON’T GET TOWED OR TICKETED! We love having you at our dance! Please don’t leave with a ticket or a tow!

    (Click Here to get a hi-res printable version of the below parking guide, handy to keep in your car!)
    Other Free snacks
    Lots of parking
    Free door prizes
    Lots of great music, great dancing, and great people!
    THANK YOU! Many thanks to our regular prize donors to our raffle prizes:
    LindyGroove
    Do Something Blue
    Atomic Ballroom
    Swing Pit

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