Competitions

Jack & Jill

  • Leveled Jack & Jill
  • Masters - Novice (not an official WSDC level)
  • Masters - Open (WSDC)
  • Newcomer - (WSDC)
  • Novice - (WSDC)
  • Intermediate - (WSDC)
  • Advanced - (WSDC)
  • All Star - (WSDC)
  • Invitational - (not an official WSDC level)
  • Box O' Chocolates Challenge
  • Run like an All-American Jack & Jill
  • All Levels
  • Pro-Am Jack & Jill
  • Masters
  • Novice
  • Intermediate

Strictly Swing

  • Strictly Swing - Based on WSDC Levels
  • Masters
  • Novice
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced/All Star
  • Open Strictly Swing
  • All Levels

Game of Steals

Swing 16

Competition Rules
You must hold a full weekend pass to compete in the Jack & Jill, Strictly Swing, and/or Swing 16 contests.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsors receive valuable returns for their donation!
  • Platinum Sponsors
  • Gold Sponsors
  • Eddie and Adela Su Karoliussen
  • Silver Sponsors
  • Bronze Sponsors
  • Newcomer Sponsors
  • Austin Sullivan
SPONSOR Information

Travel Information

  • Air Travel
  • Atlanta is home to Atlanta International Airport, the world's busiest airport!
  • Atlanta is within a two-hour flight of 80 percent of the United States population.
  • Visit Kayak or Hipmunk to search for your flight.
  • MARTA - Public Transit
  • From the airport, MARTA has a rail station located adjacent to baggage claim.
  • Take either the "Red" or "Gold" line to the "Peachtree Station." No transfers needed!
  • Just $3.50 one way ride and a 2 block walk to the hotel.
  • Here are public transit directions from the Airport to the hotel using Google.
  • Walk one block to the hotel or never go outside via the Skybridge to the Hilton
  • Visit MARTA's website for more information.
  • Via Car
  • The hotel is easily accessible from all major roadways.
  • Visit the Hilton's website for more information.

Event Pricing

Refund Policy

Newcomer pass

  • Designed for dancers that have limited west coast swing experience 
  • $90 through August 31
  • $120 thereafter
  • Pass limited to the Newcomer track classes during the day and any classes during the evening.
  • Good only for Newcomer Track classes, evening classes (after 7:00 pm)

Weekend pass

  • Includes admission to classes and dancing
  • U.S. resident
  • $120 through July 31
  • $130 August 1 to August 31
  • $140 September 1 to September 26
  • $150 At the door
  • International resident
  • $100 through August 31
  • $120 thereafter
  • Full-time student (18-21)
  • $80 through September 26
  • $100 thereafter
  • Junior (17 and under)
  • $1 with paying guardian

WSDC All - Star Pass

  • WSDC All Star
  • $0 online or at the door
  • Must participate in the Newcomer Mixer and two Ambassador hours, read the details here
  • Must enter the All Star J&J
  • Email Alan for more information

Premium Weekend Pass

  • Includes admission to classes, dancing, a workshop video pass, and Saturday night buffet
  • $160 through August 31
  • $170 thereafter
  • Limited in number

Contests

  • WSDC Jack & Jill
  • Starting at $20
  • Pro-Am Jack & Jill
  • Starting at $25
  • All-American Jack & Jill
  • Starting at $20
  • Strictly Swing
  • Starting at $40
  • Swing 16
  • Starting at $15

Day Pass

  • Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Pricing coming soon

Evening passes

  • Thursday/Friday/Saturday/
    Sunday evening
  • Pricing coming soon

Spectator Pass

  • Saturday and Sunday only
  • $20 (daytime hours only)

Add-on Items

  • Robert & Brandi Intensive
  • $150 (limited number available)
  • Michael Kiehm Masters' Intensive
  • $50 (limited number available)
  • Must have 50+ years life experience
  • Zouk Special Session
  • $40 for 3 hours of classes
  • Saturday midnight Buffet
  • $30 (limited number available)
  • Video pass for workshops
  • $20
  • Note: No pass needed to video contests

Workshops

Learning for all

  • Newcomer Track
  • Designed for newer west coast swing dancers
  • Designed for dancers that have limited west coast swing experience
  • Technique and Core Concepts (TCC)
  • Included with your weekend pass
  • Good for all levels of dancers
  • Instruction for leaders and followers
  • Classes focus on west coast swing technique and core concepts
  • Movements, Variations, Patterns and Styling
  • Included with your weekend pass
  • Designed for experienced dancers
  • Instruction for leaders and followers
  • Build your west coast swing repertoire
  • Learn new movements, variations, patterns, and styling

Amazing Workshops

Dancing

Four days and nights of dancing

  • Thursday
  • Social dancing begins at 8:30 pm
  • Friday
  • Social dancing begins at 8:30 pm
  • Saturday
  • Social dancing during the day
  • Social dancing between competitions
  • Social dancing begins at 8:00 pm
  • Sunday
  • Social dancing during the day
  • Social dancing between competitions
  • Social dancing begins at 8:00 pm

Late night jam

Convenience is Key

Off-site restaurants

  • Over 100 restaurants are within 0.5 miles of the hotel
  • Visit Atlanta Downtown or your favorite search engine
  • Many are accessible via the Skybridge so you never have to go outside!

On-site restaurants

  • The Hilton has many sit down and grab and go options
  • 24-Hour Marketplace Cafe
  • Nikolai's Rooftop Restaurant and Lounge
  • Southern Elements Restaurant and Bar
  • Trader Vic's Restaurant and Mai Tai Bar
  • Visit the Hilton Website for menus and hours

Food made easy

24-Hour Marketplace Cafe
Nikolai's Rooftop Restaurant and Lounge
Southern Elements Restaurant and Bar
Trader Vics Restaurant and Mai Tai Bar