How To Watch The 2018 Country World Championships

John Senften, Experience Media

For the first time in two decades, UCWDC Country Dance World Championships are returning to the West Coast for their 26th annual competition on Jan. 1-6 in San Francisco!

The UCWDC Country Dance World Championships are the most prestigious country, swing, and line dance competition in the world. Competitors from all across the USA, Europe, Asia, and beyond work all year long preparing their routines for the opportunity to dance at Worlds in hopes of becoming a world champion. 

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The schedule below is still tentative. Please note that the dates for specific divisions are projected as of Dec. 15, 2017. Projected times are given but are not yet final. Times may yet change within the day listed. Awards will follow each session.

UCWDC Live-Streaming Schedule

(All times in PST)


1-5 PM  — ProAm Classic Male Newcomer 

6-10:30 PM — ProAm Classic Female Newcomer 


8-11:15 AM — Pro-Am Classic Male Novice

11:15 AM - 5:30 PM — Pro-Am Classic Female Novice

Tuesday Evening Premier “Highlight:"

6:30-10:30 PM — Pro-Am Showcase  & Pro-Pro Classic II & I & Pro-Am & Pro-Pro Spotlight


7-11 AM — Pro-Am Classic Male Intermediate & Pro-Am Classic Male Advanced

11 AM - 6 PM — Pro-Am Classic Female Intermediate & Pro-Am Classic Female Advanced

Wednesday Evening Premier “Highlight:"

6:30-11:30 PM — Pro-Am Classic Juniors & Pro-Am Showcase Juniors


8-11:30 AM — Line Dance Newcomer &  Line Dance Novice

11:30 AM - 4:15 PM — Line Dance Intermediate & Line Dance Advanced

4:15-7 PM - UCWDC Teams

Thursday Evening Premier “Highlight:”

7-11:30 PM — Couples Crown & Line Dance Crown


7-10 AM — Couples Classic Silver & Couples Classic Crystal

3-6 PM — Line Dance Showcase

Friday Evening Premier “Extravaganza:” 

6-7 PM — ShowTime Cabaret Championships

7-11:30 PM — Couples Showcase Open & Couples Showcase Masters & Line Dance RisingStars & SuperStars


7-10 AM — Couples Classic Gold & Couples Classic Diamond

1:30-5:15 PM — Couples Juniors & Couples Classic Open IV, III, II, I

6:30-11 PM — 2018 Worlds “Champions” Showcase & Couples Classic Masters ShowDances & Couples Classic Masters Finals Flight

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