UCWDC Spring 2022 Updates

The Spring UCWDC Council Meeting concluded on Friday, February 25th! We are excited to announce a few updates and more to come during the 2022 Dance Year!

Competition Dance Order


The competition dance order will remain the same for 2022. It will be re-evaluated at the Fall 2022 Council Meeting for the 2023 Dance Year and Rules update. If you have any feedback you'd like to send, please address it to VP of Rules. Thank you!


rules@ucwdc.org

Event Updates


Welcome New Event Directors!

  • Southern National: Sue Boyd and Todd Longsworth welcome Jamie Hoyt
  • Christmas in Dixie: Mary Hannah and Rachel Champion welcome Helen Matthews and Ed vonAdelung


Congratulations Emeritus Directors!

  • We would like to recognize Buzzy & Kellie Hannigan for their long service as UCWDC Directors with the Emeritus Director title.



Regional updates:

  • Colorado Classic dates have been updated to June 23-26, 2022
  • Grab your beads and boots – New Orleans Dance Mardi Gras is back! The event is scheduled for July 21-24, 2022. Hotel information and more to come!
Event Calendar

More Information Coming Soon!


  • Couples Showcase Two Step will be released in March for an end of June use. Please send any questions to Music Chairperson Jennifer Jeffries ~ jcjeffries1999@gmail.com


  • Rules updates are coming for the 2023 Dance Year. We will share updates to help you prepare for the next dance season.
  • There will be an open role division offered starting 2023. Details are being refined.


  • Attention Line Dancers!
  • We are collecting data for proposed changes to the UCWDC Points Championships. We will be surveying dancers regarding their primary coach or coaches.
  • 2023 Line Dances will be released for previews in the Fall and demonstrations will be scheduled at Worlds in the Line Dance Lobby.

European Open Championships


After a long hiatus the European Open Championships returns! We are so excited for the opportunity to connect with each other mid-dance year in Europe! Mark your calendar for July 2022! More information will be sent out as plans are finalized.

Your Online Dance Library

We are preserving our country dance history online! Send in your competition videos for the competition playlist!

Fun social patterns and workshop reviews will be published starting in March 2022! Got a fun pattern you’d like to share? Contact marketing@ucwdc.org

UCWDC YouTube Channel

March 2022

Tulip Challenge kicks off the 2022 Dance Year in De Rijp, Netherlands! Line, Couples, Teams, ProAM, ProPro, Social, NonSanctioned Reverse Rol, Show & tons of fun!

http://www.tulipchallenge.com/

Happy 30th Anniversary Peach State! This peachy event features over 28 free workshops with a weekend pass, 3 days of competition, and plenty of social dance opportunities. Schedule and more details at: http://www.peachstatedance.com/

2022 Associate Membership


A UCWDC Associate Membership is required for any UCWDC competition entry. Please make sure your membership is current before you register for an event!


https://ucwdc.org/become-a-member/


WORLDS 2023


Worlds heads west to Phoenix, AZ at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa. Nestled at the base of America’s largest urban park and wilderness preserve, Arizona’s only AAA Four Diamond all-suite resort features spacious one and two-bedroom suites.


January 1-8, 2023

UCWDC Points Championships

UCWDC Points Championship points are earned for every dance completed by each contestant at every UCWDC event around the world during the dance season. Check standings during the dance year and meet the winners at Worlds!

Points Championships

www.ucwdc.org

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