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Vintage Jitterbug Contest


The Vintage Jitterbug Contest!
Show up, dress up, dance hard, throw down and win big.

Who:
Anyone can enter!
Any Level! Any Style! Lindy Hop, Balboa, Shag, Charleston, Boogie, Jive or Solo!
We encourage everyone to enter and give it a shot.

How:
This All Skate Style
contest will allow everyone to go head to head to live swing music as judges tap out and audience select who continues on to win it all!

Prelims:
26th June & 28th August.
You only have to enter & win Prelims once to progress to the finals. 
A group of dancers will be selected to progress from each prelims to finals.
Didn't make it the first time? Enter twice!

Finals:
August 28th!

Where:
Southbank Spiegeltent.
(Belvedere Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX)

Social Dancers:
Come by and cheer on your friends! Enjoy a social dance beforehand to live swing music! We need you to bring the noise! 

Prize:
Festival passes to Savoy Cup, Paris Jazz Roots and £1,000!
Winner takes all!
(More to be announced on FB page)

Cost:
Live Music Social Dance and Observer Pass: £14
Entry to compete: £31.50
(Contributions to Winnings)

Step into the world of the 1930’s and join us as we invite London’s top jitterbugs as they show-off and throw-down their best moves to be crowned the city’s best swing dancer. Lindy Hop, Shag, Jive, Swing, Balboa and Charleston will be on display as the city's fastest feet will be challenged and pitted against each other to battle for the audiences' approval and grand prize.

For two nights the The London Wonderground will play host in its beautiful 1920s Spiegeltent to flying dancers and other marvellous dancing spectacles the likes the city has never seen before. The evening will begin with live swing music from London’s finest musicians for all to enjoy culminating in the contest finale where anything goes.

Join us for a social dance or simply come down to cheer your on favourite couple whilst enjoying a drink with your friends

Earlier Event: June 16
The Asylum Speakeasy