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Jack & Jill Qualifications

QUALIFYING:

Any prospective contestant who, after reading the following qualifications, feels that they should be placed in a higher division may ask to be evaluated by our Club Dance Committee.

NOVICE:

  1. Someone who has never competed before will normally begin as a Novice competitor.
  2. A Novice contestant must NOT have placed 3rd or better in an Intermediate or competed in an Advanced contest at any WCS convention within the last two years.
  3. Must be at least 12 years of age.
  4. Minimum Height of 4'-6" tall (unless approved by Jackie Ford).
  5. Novice contestants must show a knowledge of and a proficiency in the following step patterns. (either pre approved by Jackie Ford or during judging of the first contest)
     
    1.        Starter Step
    2.        Basic Tuck from closed
    3.        Throwout
    4.        Left Side Pass
    5.        Right Side Pass
    6.        Underarm Turn
    7.        Push Break
    8.        Basic tuck from Open
    9.        Basic 8 count Whip
    10.      Inside and Outside Whip

INTERMEDIATE:

  1. Have earned enough Novice points as shown in the World Swing Dance Council’s Registry and based on the WSDC’s recommendation or
  2. Have earned 30 points in our Novice Jack and Jill contest with at least one win.
  3. Must be at least 12 years of age.
  4. Minimum Height of 4'-6" tall (unless approved by Jackie Ford).

ADVANCED:

  1. Have earned enough Intermediate points as shown in the World Swing Dance Council’s Registry and based on the WSDC’s recommendation or
  2. In one contest year earned 30 points in our Club Intermediate contest with at least one win, or have earned a combination of 30 Intermediate points with one win in our current Intermediate contest plus any Intermediate WSDC points earned during the same period of time, to qualify as Advanced
  3. No one on the current Phoenix Champion of Champions list is elegible to dance advanced and if you regularly dance in champions contest at other events please check with Contest Coordinator for eligibility.
  4. Must be at least 12 years of age.
  5. Minimum Height of 4'-6" tall (unless approved by Jackie Ford).

Masters:

  1. Each competitor must be at least 50 years old, This is an age category and thus the only requirement is that you are at least 50 years old.

Jackie Ford,
Contest Coordinator 08/12/08
for questions or comments contact Jackie at jackieford@socal.rr.com