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CONTESTS!
Short Shag Showcase

Get a partner, pick a song and strut your stuff! Song must be between 30 seconds and 1 minute.

No partner? No problem! Every Shag dancer has to practice a bunch alone, so let’s have a contest of it! Prelims you will dance to 3 different songs of various speed and style. Finalists will have a short warm-up followed by a phrase battle to live music!

Solo Shag

Get a group together and put on a show! Song length must be between 1:30 and 3 minutes. A minimum of 2 couples to perform.

Team
Endurance

Free to enter, open to all! Music will increase in speed, till all but 1 couple has been tapped out. Get a partner and GO till you’re gone!

Prelims you will dance with 3 random partners to 3 one minute songs. Whoever survives this tornado will keep spinning: finalists will be paired with a random partner and dance a short warm-up song to live music. Then a phrase battle where each couple goes out for 16 eight counts twice through and all-skate to the end!

Amateur Shagnado (Mix & Match)

Competitions fees are not refundable.

The number of competitors are limited.

Open Shagnado (Mix & Match)

This division is for teachers, professionals, top placing competitors and all around bad ass Shag dancers. Prelims you will dance with 3 random partners to 3 one minute songs. Whoever survives this tornado will keep spinning: finalists will be paired with a random partner and dance a short warm-up song to live music. Then a phrase battle where each couple goes out for 16 eight counts twice through and all-skate to the end!

Strictly Shag

You and your partner will dance to 3 different songs of various speed and style. Finalists will dance a short warm-up song approximately 220BPM and then a phrase battle where each couple goes out one at a time for 16 eight counts twice through, with an all-skate at the end. Final song will be approximately 240BPM.