2019 UCWDC Chicagoland Country & Swing Dance Festival
Aug 16-18 · Starts at 1:00 PM
Chicago, IL

 

CHICAGOLAND DANCE FESTIVAL 2019  TENTATIVE EVENT SCHEDULE
FRIDAY
AUGUST 16

10:00 AMRegistration Opens outside the O’Hare Ballrooms; Competition floor open for practiceO’Hare 3-4
2:00 PMWorkshops Begin   (see Workshop Schedule)
2:00 PMUCWDC® Pro-Am Intermediate/Advanced Classic & Showcase, Pro-Pro & Spotlights: competitor check-in & brief warm-up followed by competitionO’Hare 3-4
7:15 PMUCWDC® Open Div One, Showcase Open & Crown Couples;  SuperStar & Rising Star Line Dance competitor check-in & brief warm-up followed by competitionO’Hare 3-4
8:00 PMOpen Dancing   Chicago mix of swing and country musicO’Hare 1-2
9:30 PMHustle Dance Tour Jack & JillO’Hare 3-4
10:00 PMFREE Chicago-style pizza party hosted by Swing ‘n’ CountryO’Hare 3-4
10:30 PMWSDC Swing Jack & Jill prelims: Masters, Newcomer, Novice, Intermediate, Advanced, All Star O’Hare 3-4
Midnight
Late Night Swing & Hustle Dance PartyO’Hare 3-4
SATURDAY AUGUST 17

7:30 AMUCWDC® Pro-Am Syllabus & Newcomer: check-in & music preview followed by competitionO’Hare 3-4
7:30 AMRegistration Opens outside the O’Hare Ballrooms
10:00 AMWorkshops Begin   (see Workshop Schedule)
11:30 AMUCWDC® Pro-Am Novice:  competitor check-in & brief warm-up followed by competitionO’Hare 3-4
3:30 PMUCWDC® Line Dance (except Super & Rising Star): competitor check-in & brief warm-up followed by competitionO’Hare 3-4
5:30 PMBallroom Closed – Take a break!
7:00 PMOpen DancingO’Hare 3-4
7:30 PMSaturday Night Shenanigans: UCWDC® Classic & Showcase Masters and ExhibitionsO’Hare 3-4
8:00 PMOpen Dancing   Chicago mix of swing and countryO’Hare 1-2
9:30 PMOpen Dancing ‘til the cows come home!O’Hare 3-4
10:30 PMALL WSDC Swing Jack & Jill Finals  O’Hare 1-2
11:45 PMAWARDS:  WSDC Jack & JillO’Hare 1-2
Midnight
Late Night Swing & Hustle Dance  PartyO’Hare 1-2
SUNDAY AUGUST 18

7:30 AMPro-Am Mixed Open Swing Routine Floor trials; floor open to all at 8:30 amO’Hare 3-4
9:00 AMAWARDS:  Pro-Am UCWDC, All Line Dance, Div 1 Open, Showcase Open & CrownO’Hare 3-4
10:00 AMWorkshops Begin   (see Workshop Schedule)
10:30 AMUCWDC® Teams, Couples ALL Div. 4, 3, 2, 1(except Open): competitor check-in and brief warm-up followed by competitionO’Hare 3-4
1:30 PMPro-Am Mixed Open Swing Routines, then Pro-Am Strictly Hustle and Pro-Am Strictly SwingO’Hare 3-4
2:30 PMStrictly Swing (Novice, Intermediate, Advanced)O’Hare 3-4
3:30 PMLast Chance Social DanceO’Hare 3-4
4:30 PMAWARDS:  UCWDC® Couples, Strictly Swing, Pro-Am Swing and HustleO’Hare 3-4