Tentative Schedule of Events

This schedule is tentative and times are approximate. Changes to the schedule, with more precise times, will be posted on the Gumbo website at after registration closes and the competition is heated.

Registration Package Pickup in Atrium area of hotel starting Thursday 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM.

Thursday, June 22 - Ballroom

Ballroom available for practice before and after workshop.

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Workshop - Standard Technique for Winners

  • Location: Ballroom.

Thursday, June 22 - Practice Room

8:00 PM to 11:00 PM

West Coast Swing Dance

  • Location: Practice room.

  • Hosted by Swingapalooza's Bryan Jordan.

  • $10 per person.

  • Tickets available at Registration Desk.

Friday, June 23


Registration Package pickup in Atrium area of hotel.

Ballroom floor available for practice.

Friday, June 23: Session I


Rhythm A/A & T/S

  • Syllabus & Master of Syllabus (Adult through Senior IV)
  • Novice & PreChamp (Junior – Senior IV)

Open single fun dances A/A & T/S

  • Bolero, Mambo, WCS, Hustle, Am.VW, (Adult/Senior level)

Smooth T/S

  • Syllabus & Master of Syllabus (Adult through Senior IV)

Championship events A/A & T/S

  • Rhythm (JR/Y, SRII, SRIV)

Friday, June 23: Session II


WDSF SRII Open Standard

Championship A/A & T/S

  • Rhythm (SRI, SRIII)
  • Smooth (JR/Y, SRI, SRII, SRIV)
  • Standard (JR/Y, SRI, SRIII)
  • Latin (SRI, SRIV)
  • Nine Dance (JR/Y, Adult, Senior)

Saturday, June 24: Session III

8:00AM with Workshops at 12:30 PM and 2:00 PM

Smooth A/A only

  • Syllabus & Master of Syllabus (Adult - Senior IV)

Smooth A/A & T/S

  • Novice & PreChampionship (Junior – Senior IV)

Latin A/A & T/S

  • Syllabus & Master of Syllabus (All Age Groups)
  • Novice & PreChampionship (Junior – Senior IV)
  • Jive

International V Waltz A/A & T/S

Championship A/A & T/S

  • Standard (SR IV)
  • Latin (JR/Y, SRII)
  • Ten Dance (JR/Y, Adult, Senior)


  • 12:30 PM - "Mambo on the Two" with Damian Pataluna & Irina Morozova
  • 2:00 PM - "West Coast Swing for Fun" with Bryan Jordan

Saturday, June 24

6:00PM - Happy Hour in Atrium of hotel

7:00PM - Banquet (After five attire. Reserved seating available.)

Saturday, June 24: Session IV


WDSF SR III Open Standard

WDSF SR I Open Latin

Championship A/A & T/S

  • Rhythm (Adult)
  • Smooth (Adult, SRIII)
  • Latin (Adult, SRIII)
  • Standard (Adult, SRII)

Notes for Saturday Evening, Session IV:

  • All Session IV competitors will be offered their banquet meal at 6:00PM.
  • VIP front row reserved seating is available to competitors and spectators at the Saturday Banquet and the Championship events which follow for an additional $25.00 per person.
  • All other competitors will have assigned seating.
  • If a group wants to sit together at the banquet, that information must be provided to the registrar by close of registration.
  • Email Charlie Clement at

Sunday, June 25: Session V


Standard A/A & T/S

  • Syllabus & Master of Syllabus (All Age Groups)
  • Novice & PreChampionship (All Age Groups)

Smooth A/A & T/S

  • Syllabus (PreTeen – Youth)

Rhythm A/A & T/S

  • Syllabus (PreTeen – Youth)

Open single fun dances A/A & T/S

  • Salsa, American V Waltz, Jive, WCS

Sunday, June 25

3:00PM - 2017 Gumbo DanceSport Championships ends