Chicago, August 18-20, 2017
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Competitions

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For General Competitor Rules and Expectations click HERE

(Click on links below for more information about each contest)

Balboa Shuffle

This is an all levels competition. Competitors do not need to have a full weekend pass to participate. This is a fun and friendly competition and those who have never competed before are encouraged to participate. Dancers will be paired randomly and will dance to music selected by a DJ.

$10 per contestant

First, second, and third place winners will receive a hand-crafted art glass trophy.
First place winners will also receive passes to Great Lakes Balboa Escape 2018 or another fun event.

Pure Bal Strictly

This is a partnered balboa competition open to dancers of all levels. Competitors do not need to have a full weekend pass to participate. Partners will be judged as a unit.

$20 per couple

First, second, and third place couples will receive a hand-crafted art glass trophy for each individual. First place couples will also receive a cash prize of $300.

Slow Bal Strictly

This is a partnered slow balboa competition open to dancers of all levels. Competitors do not need to have a full weekend pass to participate. Partners will be judged as a unit.

$20 per couple

First, second, and third place couples will receive a hand-crafted art glass trophy for each individual. First place couples will also receive a cash prize of $300.

Battle of the Midwest Balboa

This competition will be a rip roaring, smackdown of which balboa scene is the most “Midwest Nice.” All scenes within the Midwest are welcome and encouraged to participate.

Free!

The winning scene will receive a trophy and $200 to build their balboa scene.

 


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