Regional Events

JANUARY
World Championships Hosted by the UCWDC
Jan. 1-8 , 2017
Event Director(s):
Randy Shotts

Gaylord Opryland
Nashville, TN., USA

FEBRUARY
NTA Dance Camp
Hiatus 2016
Event Director(s):
Kelly Gellette

Kansas City, MO
USA

Big ‘D’ Bash
February 18-21, 2016
Event Director(s):
Barbara Albright
Sondra Crank

Dallas, TX
USA

MARCH
Tulip Challenge

10-12 March 2017

Event Director(s):
Daan Geelen
Clive Stevens

De Rijp( near Amsterdam)
Netherlands

Peach State Country Western Dance Festival

March 17-20, 2016
Event Director(s):
Bill Robinson

Atlanta, GA
USA

APRIL
San Diego Dance Festival
April 13-16 2017
Event Director(s):
Ronnie DeBenedetta
Brandi Tobias

San Diego, CA
USA

Italian C/W Dance Classic

April 8-10, 2016
Event Director(s):
Nicola (Nick) Vitale

Siracusa,
Italy

Calgary Dance Stampede

April 7-10, 2016
Event Director(s):
Keith Armbruster
Christin Ehrlich

Calgary, AB
Canada

Canadian Line Dance Classic
On Hiatus for 2016
Event Director(s):

Judy McDonald
Tina Veliotis

St. Catherines, ON
Canada

Oklahoma Dance Rush
April 14-17 2016
Event Director(s):
Beth Emerson
Mike Shoemake
Lee & Marcy Harpe

Oklahoma City, OK
USA

Detonation Dance
On Hiatus for 2016
Event Director(s):
Lee Easton
Fabienne Henshall

Manchester,
England

MidAtlantic Dance Classic
April 28-May 1, 2016
Event Director(s):
Sam Arvidson
Anita Huffman-Strawser
Dale Stawser

Dulles, VA.
USA

MAY
Texas Classic
May 19-22, 2016
Event Director(s):
Kathi Bittner
Daniel Nevils
David Appel
Houston, TX
USA
Montreal Country Dance Grand Prix
Hiatus for 2016
Event Director(s):
JP Oster
Johanne Pinel

Montreal, QC
Canada

Benelux Championship

May 20-22, 2016
Event Director(s):
Louis van Hattem

Mierlo,
Netherlands

FreZno Dance Classic

May 26-30, 2016
Event Director(s):
Steve Zener

Fresno, CA
USA

JUNE
Orange Blossom Dance Festival
June 10-12, 2016
Event Director(s):
Donna Bonham-Steinfeld
Shawn Swaithes

Orlando, FL
USA

Norwegian Open
TBA
Event Director(s):
Kathrine Strand-Hammond

Arnes,
Norway

Colorado Country Classic
June 23-26, 2016
Event Director(s):
Kay Bryan
Jeremy & Kelly Bryan
Fran Broadbent

Denver, CO
USA

Seoul International Line Dance Festival
18-19 June 2016
Event Director(s):
Yong-Jin Yoon
Young-Hwan Kim
Ji-Young Kim

Sport Science Center of Yonsei University

Seoul,Korea

JULY
Big Apple Country Dance Festival
June 30- July 3rd , 2016
Event Director(s):
Anthony Lee
Paul Stoddard
Bill Teresco
Robert Royston

Empire Meadowlands Hotel
Secauscus, NJ
USA

City of Light, French C/W Dance Championship

July 1-3, 2016

Event Director(s):
Brigitte Zerah

France

Indy Dance Explosion

June 30- July 3, 2016
Event Director(s):
Melissa Culbertson
LuAnn Pemberton

Indianapolis, IN
USA

Portland Dance Festival

July 8-10, 2016
Event Director(s):
Randy & Rhonda Shotts

Portland, OR
USA

New Orleans Dance Mardi Gras
July 21-24, 2016
Event Director(s):
Buzzy & Kellie Hennigan
Dean & Dawn Garrish

New Orleans, LA
USA

Asia Pacific Dance Explosion

TBA

Event Director(s):
Joanne Wong

Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Arizona Dance Classic
July 29-31
Event Director(s):
Mona Brandt
Tim Perez
USA
AUGUST
New England Dance Festival
August 11-14,2016
Event Director(s):
Kathy St. Jean
Randy Deats

Boston, MA
USA

Chicagoland Country & Swing Dance Festival
August 19-21, 2016
Event Director(s):
Randy & Jennifer Jeffries

Rosemont, IL
USA

German Dance Cup
August 26-28, 2016
Event Director(s):
Marina & Yvonne Kruger

Bielefeld
Germany

SEPTEMBER
Nashville Dance Classic

September 1-4 2016
Event Director(s):
Bill Robinson
Chris & Emily Bailey

Sheraton Music City Hotel
Nashville, TN
USA

South Bay Dance Fling
September 1-5, 2016
Event Director(s):
Glenn & Sue Cravalho
Candace Cravalho

San Jose, CA
USA

New Mexico Dance Fiesta
September 22-25, 2016
Event Director(s):
David & Ivory Hammon
Karen O’Leary

Albuquerque, NM
USA

River City Dance Festival
Hiatus for 2016
Event Director(s):
Rob & Sherry Tovell
Mike Quail
Ina Webster

Edmonton, AB
Canada

OCTOBER
Paradise Country Dance Festival
October 20-23, 2016
Event Director(s):
Ronnie De Benedatta
Vivian Glucksman-Weiss
John “JD” Daugherty

Ontario, CA
USA

Southern National Dance Competition

Hiatus for 2016
Event Director(s):
Sue Boyd

Panama City Beach, FL.
USA

Shamrock Western Dance Classic
October 7-9, 2016
Event Director(s):
Ann Cunningham
Tommy Weafer
Pillo Hotel Ashbourne
Dublin, Ireland
NOVEMBER
Halloween in Harrisburg & SwingZing®
November 4-6, 2016
Event Director(s):
Jeff & Lynn Bartholomew

Harrisburg, PA
USA

Dallas Dance Festival
November 10-13, 2016
Event Director(s):
Dave Getty & Monique Rouleau
Tracy & Pam Butler
Ben DePuew
Dallas, TX
USA
Lithuanian Open

November 18-20, 2016

Event Director(s):

Gintare Kirklyte
Trakai Lithuania

Japan Country Dance Challenge

November 11-13, 2016

Event Director(s):
Hiromi Smith

Omori Bellport, Tokyo,Japan

DECEMBER
Las Vegas Dance Finale

December 3-6, 2015
Event Director(s):
Tracy & Pam Butler
Mike Quail

Las Vegas, NV
USA

Christmas in Dixie

December 8-11, 2016
Event Director(s):
Mary Hannah

North Birmingham, AL
USA