Dates: March 15th-18th, 2012 (Thu -
Sun) (Thu night - kickoff dance $8, Fri 10am -
Sun 4pm )
Registration Form: - (usually ready in
Jan) $60 before ?/?/?, $70 after. (Also, you should purchase a 10 class pass for $40) Registration Options: Mail reg form.
Location: (2009 same location) Crowne Plaza Hotel - Atlanta Ravinia (Perimeter Ctr) ATLANTA-RAVINIA(PERIMETER CTR)
4355 ASHFORD DUNWOODY ATLANTA, GA 30346 UNITED STATES (770) 395-7700 $104 per Night.
Directions: From Kennesaw, GA Go South on 75. Take exit 259 to merge onto I-285 E toward Augusta/Greenville go 8.4 mi Take exit 29 for Ashford-Dunwoody Rd Turn left at Ashford Dunwoody Rd NE go 0.3 mi Hotel is on your Right.
(Note: Make sure you park in the parking garage - free parking. Do
not park on the street!)
Other Info: I normally purchase a 3video pack for $75 (Swing & Non-Swing
Workshops, Sat Show) 3 Dance floors - Main Room (Variety, Competition, Showcases), Swing,
LineDance Over 1,000 dancers usually attend. 4 Dance lessons running simultaneously during the day - plenty to choose
Registration Form: Weekend Pass - $100 (through May ??) (All
workshops included.) Registration Options: * Order Tickets! 843.249.1301
* There is also an online option (Not sure if this is valid anymore:
Phone: 1-770-953-4500, (Reservations: 888-236-2427) )
Dates: May 26 - 30, 2011 (Thu - night dance, Sun night dance,
Mon check out - usually labor day.)
Location: Renaissance Waverly Hotel 2450 Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia 30339 $89 Night (Special Room Rate)
Other Info: Over 1,000 Dancers 6,000 sqft of Dance Floor (2 Dance floors - Main & Swing) 16 Divisions / 14 Workshops ($10 each) Thursday Earlybird Party Lots of competition and workshops are an additional $10 each.
Atlanta, GA - Atlanta All Star Swing Fling -
usually in July and advertized in April. (No competition) www.atlantaswingfling.com-
Bill Robinson's Atlanta
All Star Swing Fling. (3 -day dance weekend in Atlanta) Note: Web site may be down until several weeks after the Peach State
event. Bill Robinson -
firstname.lastname@example.org - 404-325-0098
Dates: Aug 19-21, 2010
(Fri - Sun) - optional Thu night dance.
Video Pass $20 Weekend Pass - Early Bird Price before July 28: $75.00,
After that $85.00 (All Workshops and both night's dances) Saturday Pass - $60.00 (All Saturday Workshops & Saturday night dance)
Early Bird Price: $50.00 Thu Night Dance - $8 (at door) Friday Workshops - start at 10:30am. Friday Night Dance - $10.00
Saturday Night Dance & Show - $20.00
Location: Marietta Hotel & Conference Center
500 Powder Springs Street, Atlanta, GA
770-427-2500 or 888-685-2500
$85 - "Atlanta All-Star Swing Fling Rate"
Other Info: For information contact Bill Robinson @ 404 325 0098 or 678 640 4633 For registration forms contact Debbie Robinson @ 404 314 4051 1 Dance floor.
Atlanta, GA - Atlanta Swing Classic - Swing -
in Oct (No competition) www.atlantaswingclassic.com - Hosted by ASDC (see
Sept 29 - Oct 2,
2011 (Thu night, Fri, Sat, leave Sun) (Social dance on Thu night. There is workshops on Fri
Price includes all workshops and a Sat Night buffet! Hospitality room
also has food! $70 ??? til 09/01/10
(Day options available)
Atlanta Perimeter North Hotel (Dunwoody section of Atlanta)-
$92 plus tax - Atlanta Swing Classic rate. 7 Concourse Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30328 (by the Perimeter Mall) (1 to 4 persons per room)
3,000sq floor in
a 9,000 sqft room.
nights/afternoons of dancing (28 hours of open dancing) 8 workshops with fantastic instructors 2 midnight breakfasts (Fri & Sat) Several demonstration dances each evening
Holiday Inn – Atlanta – Perimeter
4386 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA 30341
$80 per night (from January 25 to February 1) good for 1 to 4 people
1-800-Holiday (1-800-465-4329) mention “Sweet Side of Swing”
Cutoff Date: January 6, 2011
This event weekend will be a unique opportunity, emphasizing follower
Ladies, with classes dedicated to you, this is your chance to step out of
your comfort zone and spice up your west coast swing!
Gentlemen, the ladies can’t dance without you! Classes will teach technique,
connection, body positioning, and all the things the ladies want from you as
There will also be traditional lead/follow classes for everyone’s enjoyment!
Pricing: (Varies by date and trek you purchase: $170 to $350 for a
couple (can't purchase for a single).
3 Schedules: (Note: Prices include 1 Follower & 1 Leader admission)
The Sugar schedule includes classes over Friday and Saturday.
The Spice schedule includes classes over Saturday and Sunday.
Everything - All of the above.
Holiday Inn Resort - ask for "Boogie" rate of $87.99 per night
in Pigeon Forge) 3230
Parkway, P.O. Box 1383
Pigeon Forge, TN 37868
Reservations: (800) 782-3119 www.4lodging.com
Special Rooms - King Suites (Jacuzzi & fireplace) - $135 night (I
Other Info: BYOB event - you can bring your own beverages (including alcohol) into
the dance room. 3200 sq ft wooden floor. About 50% Shaggers & 50% WCS dancers. Plenty dancers for both
types of dancing.
OLD Location: (Keep for reference, but
don't use!) Music Road Convention Center in Pigeon
Forge Tennessee. Hotel:
303 Henderson Chapel Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, US (Ask for Smoky Mountain Boogie rate: $89-109 per night) - $89 Reg,
$109 - Fireplace & Jacuzzi Directions from Atlanta GA: I75 into Tennesee. Take I-40 E toward KNOXVILLE (go 22.5 mi) Take the TN-66 exit- EXIT 407- toward GATLINBURG / SEVIERVILLE / PIGEON
FORGE. (go 0.2mi) Turn RIGHT onto WINFIELD DUNN PKWY / TN-66 S. (go 8.4 miles ) WINFIELD DUNN PKWY / TN-66 S becomes FORKS OF THE RIVER PKWY / US-441 /
TN-71 / CHAPMAN HWY SE. (go 0.6 mi) Turn RIGHT onto PARKWAY / US-441 S / TN-71 S / CHAPMAN HWY SE. (go 3.3
mi) Turn RIGHT onto HENDERSON CHAPEL RD. (go 0.1 mi)
Panama City, FL - Shag-A-Rama www.beachshaggers.com -
Shag-A-Rama - Panama City Beach, FL (usually in Oct)
Oct 2 - 7, 2012 (Tu - Sat)
Location: Boardwalk Beach Resort - 800-224-4853 9450 South Thomas Drive Panama City, Florida
Cost: $50 by 7/31, $55 after, $60
at the door.
Outside dancing, beach
parties & and inside dancing.
August 16-18 2012 (Th-Sa) - $60/$65 (July 1st early bird price) Thursday Kick-Off Party with hospitality food, drinks and dancing at the CBC Fri & Sat Social Dance & evening meal - 6:00pm-12:30am in the Alhambra
Shrine Temple (shuttle from 2 hotels). Fri & Sat Pool Party - around 11:00am til dancing starts (swimming, music,
Must be 21 to attend.
Location of Pool Party:
Comfort Inn - 423-893-7979 (Call between 7am to 3pm)
6710 Ringgold Rd
East Ridge, TN
Asheville, NC (Swannanoa, NC) - Mountain Beach Boogie www.mountainshagclub.com -
(2011 dates are not at website as of 11/26/10)
August 28, 2010 (1 Day - Sat) -
Location: Land of the Sky Shrine Club
39 Spring Cove Road, Swannanoa, NC 28778(Just East of Asheville)
Cost: $35 before 08/01, $40 after.
Johnson City, NC - Mountain Empire Shag Society
(MESS) - Shag usually in Oct but may be sold out in March.
(2011 dates are not at website as of 11/26/10)
July 10 - 12: ACSC 2009 Summer
Workshop in Jacksonville, FL.
Location: The Wyndham Jacksonville
Riverwalk Hotel, Jacksonville, FL. Hotel: The Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk Hotel Reservations 1-800-996-3426 or 904-396-5100 Rates: $99 plus tax.
Ask for the“ACSC 2009 Summer Shag Workshop” Rate
Cost: $60 before June 1st, $70
afterwards Contact: Tony Gonzalez (904) 613-6867 E-mail: email@example.com or Anne Henry (904) 288-8256 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stonewall Jackson Resort -
940 Resort Drive, Roanoke, West Virginia, 26447. (Not Virginia)
Price: $285/double occupancy (plus 12% tax)
Includes: Both rates include a $14 resort fee plus the following benefits:
(a) two nights of accommodations in one room for two people, (b)
participation in all ballroom dancing instruction and two dances for two
people, (c) Lunch for two at Stillwater's Kiosk on Saturday, (d) use of
kayaks, canoes, paddleboats, life jackets, bicycles, Little Sorrel boat
cruise, all fitness center workout equipment including indoor/outdoor pool,
hot tub, steam room and sauna; fire pit; all recreational game equipment
including horseshoes, corn hole, volleyball and more, (weather permitting)
(e) Free access to high speed wired and wireless Internet, (f) Use of the
Fri night 6pm - workshops & dance; Sat - all day; Sun checkout noon.
June 6-8, 2008 (registration usually starts in April 15) Cost: 4/15 - 4/20 - $55 until 5/23 - $80 until 6/5 - $90 $120
Register online & Pay by PayPal
Dances: Argentine Tango & Blues
Location: Flynn Dance Center 828 Tulip Ave Knoxville, TN 37921
Directions: (to Event) From Cartersville, GA (172mi - 3hrs) Take I75 North. go 166mi Continue on I-40 E (signs for I-40 E/Knoxville) 2.1 mi
Take exit 387 for TN-62 toward Western Ave/17th St 0.4 mi Merge onto Dale Ave 0.4 mi
Slight right at Blackstock Ave NW 0.1 mi Turn left at Heins St NW 0.1 mi
Turn left at Tulip Ave NW 10 ft
Hotels & Housing: Holiday Inn (on I-40, 5.0 miles west of Flynn Dance Center) 1315 Kirby Rd, Knoxville, TN (865) 584-3911 -
$119 plus tax (no special rate)
Miami Beach - Tango Fantasy Festival -
www.tangofantasy.com - usually in
May (Memorial Day Weekend)
by USTC (US Tango Congress)
May 22 - 27, 2008
$500 / $575 (late)
4 Days of classes included. (16 1.5hr classes)
Deauville Beach Resort - $125 per night special rate.
Platinum Package - $680
Congress Welcome Bag
3 night hotel stay at Fountainbleau
All Night Parties Wed-Sun
All Shows with VIP Seating
All Dance Workshops
All General Dancing
All Pool Parties