The cost of entering the competitions is included in your weekend pass! There will be no additional charge for anyone wearing an event wristband. Just go to the sign up table and let us know if you’ll be participating!
For anyone without a weekend pass who has joined us as part of the regular night at Southern Junction, you’ll just pay $10 to register and participate in the competition.
ALL COMPETITION WILL BE “JACK AND JILL” which means no dance partner is necessary! You will be randomly paired with a leader/follower and judged as an individual (not as a couple).
We know you’re here to DANCE, so we will make sure there will be LOTS of social dancing between heats!
Just visit the Registration Table to register. Cost is FREE with a weekend pass or only $10 for the general public.
“Progressive” means any dance style that progresses around the dance floor such as Two Step, One Step, Polka, etc.
“Stationary” refers to any dance style that does not progresses around the dance floor such as West Coast Swing, Country Swing, Etc
We know you came to dance! DJ Jordan Peterson of JP MOBILE MEDIA will play the best dance music until everyone’s feet have had enough!
We’ve brought an excellent blend of traditionally trained and contemporary style country dance professionals for the best balance of perspectives.
Taking the lead on the dance competition portion of the weekend will be the Hardwood Hearts from Dallas, TX. They are very active in the social country dance scene all across Texas and the nation. Be sure to visit them on social media!
We’ve brought in the amazing Jordan Peterson of JP Mobile Media to play the very best mix of popular Country and West Coast Swing music to keep you on the dance floor until your feet just can’t take any more!
Karizmah’s focus is that you get a pair of dance shoes that fit your foot properly , and hopefully within your budget too.
They cater to multiple dance genres, including: Ballroom, Salsa & Bachata, Country Western , West Coast Swing, and more.
TEXAS. LIVES. HERE.
Southern Junction Texas is a huge Honky Tonk bar located in Irving at the junction between Dallas and Ft Worth.
We will award equal prizes for both the Progressive and Stationary divisions. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 Leaders and Followers in each division!
If you are registered for a weekend pass, competition fees are INCLUDED, so there will be no additional charge to participate.
If you are visiting for the regular dance evening at Southern Junction, they charge a $5 cover and there will be an additonal $10 charge to participate in the competition.
We are blending the best of traditional country styles such as Two Step, Polka, West Coast Swing etc with the more contemporary styles such as One Step, Country Swing, and more.
Progressive just means any dance style that progresses around the dance floor counter clockwise such as Two Step, One Step, Polka.
Stationary could be any dance that primarily stays in one area such as the various forms of swing dance, cha cha, more.
We hope this will allow everyone to bring their best stuff to the floor.
Just one. Keep it on the ground! This will be a Jack and Jill competition and safety is a priority.
No lifts, y’all!
You will simply register as a leader or a follower and you will be paired randomly with a partner. You will be judged as an individual, not as a couple in the preliminaries so just dance YOUR best!
No regular dance partner needed.
Most prizes will be awarded on the night of the event and you will leave with them that same evening. Some others (such as a virtual private lesson) can be scheduled at a future date that is convenient for you and the instructor.