2011 Prize List

The Following Prizes will we awarded during the Dance-a-thon for the t-shirt cutting contest, the jack and jill contests, and to the participants that raise the most donations. 1st choice goes in that order. San Francisco Balboa Festival (2 Single Evening Tickets) December 2-4, 2011 in San Francisco, CA Bad AZ Balboa and Shag Weekend (2 Weekend Passes) March 2-4, 2012 in Phoenix, AZ Emerald Coast Lindy Exchange (2 Weekend Passes) March 23-25, 2012 in Eureka, CA Balboa Rendezvous (Dance Only Passes) March 29-April 1, 2012 in San Diego, CA San Luis Obispo ...

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2010 Danceathon Prize List

Thanks entirely to all of our amazing donors we have an amazing list of items to present at the Danceathon! Here's what's in store for this year: The Top Team will receive a 45-minute private lesson for each member, along with a gift basket of goodies to be presented to the team leader, all thanks to Doug Silton. The Top Participant with the most number of donations (checks and online only) will receive two passes to the Catalina Jazz Dance Festival and a 60-minute private lesson. The Second Top Participant will receive two passes to the Balboa Rendezvous and ...

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Doug Silton – Huge Donation!!!

Doug Silton has made an amazing contribution to EVERYONE involved in the Danceathon! Every individual who attends the event is going to get a coupon code for 50% off their next purchase of Doug Silton instructional DVDs at SwingDanceStuff.com AND 100% of net proceeds from their purchase with the coupon code will be made as a donation to the same cause as the 24 Hour Danceathon. (Limit 1 per customer. Not valid for Champions Videos.) Additionally, Doug has donated 29 45-MINUTE PRIVATE LESSONS, to be given to every member of the top earning team, THREE 60-MINUTE ...

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DCLX

The organizers of the Washington DC Lindy Exchange have provided us two t-shirts to be used as one of our prizes for one of our contests, a gift to one of our top contributors, or to be included in our silent auction. For more information about this event, visit their website: www.dclx.org

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Going to Great Lenghts to Support an Amazing Cause!

Inspired by the Dance-A-Thon last year and wanting to do more, Nathan Dias from San Francisco had a brilliant idea.  In August Nathan hosted “Swing Dance For Life” in the Bay Area; an event aimed at raising money for cancer research inspired by, and dedicated to, the Dance-A-Thon.  In only five weeks Nathan planned, organized and ran an event that drew nearly 200 people and raised $10,000!!! Inspired by the cause, Nathan reached out to the local scene and was greeting with truly heartwarming support.  From the local instructors donating their time and dance ...

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Catalina Jazz Dance Festival

The Catalina Jazz Dance Festival is an event like no other! Similar to the Balboa Rendezvous and the use of the Balboa Pavilion, 2PlySwing productions again offers a very special and unique dance experience. You will not find a more beautiful setting for a dance camp than the Casino Ballroom . . . Joel Plys, the event organizer, has donated TWO PASSES to this November event, to be used as one of our prizes for one of our contests, a gift to one of our top contributors, or to be included in our silent auction. If you are interested in learning more about the ...

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Balboa Rendezvous

A UNIQUE BALBOA EXPERIENCE . . . The Balboa Rendezvous is the only event that brings the dance Balboa back to where is was originally created in order to honor the original Balboa dancers. This event is your one chance a year to dance at the historic Balboa Pavilion on Balboa Peninsula, and includes the largest gathering of dancers from the 30s and 40s, with a special Q&A session. Joel Plys, the event organizer, has donated TWO PASSES to this years Balboa Rendezvous to be used as one of our prizes for one of our contests, a gift to one of our top contributors, ...

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San Francisco Bal Fest

The name "San Francisco Bal Fest" is a little misleading. Although the event is dedicated to celebrating the dance Balboa, this dance weekend is also home to the North American Open Swing Championships and includes workshops and contests dedicated to Balboa, Lindy Hop, Charleston, and Collegiate Shag, with a special dedication to the original dancers who inspire us all. The event organizer, Burnie Gipson, has donated TWO PASSES to his event to be used as one of our prizes for one of our contests, a gift to one of our top contributors, or to be included in our ...

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Jo Hoffberg & Kevin St Laurent

Jo Hoffberg and Kevin St Laurent began their partnership in 2007, and together they hold titles at the American Lindy Hop Championship, the Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown, and the International Lindy Hop Championships. Since 2000, their professional careers have taken them to over 16 countries on five continents including North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. With clear and humorous instruction, these two creative and versatile dancers will entertain, inspire and help you become the best dancer you can be. They have donated a FOUR DVD set to be ...

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SLOX ’10

If you didn't come to last year's exchange you missed out. This year sloX is back and better than ever with three bands and a stellar line-up of djs from up and down the West Coast. Come and see why people call this their favorite lindy exchange. The organizers of this event have donated TWO PASSES to this year's exchange to be used as one of our prizes for one of our contests, a gift to one of our top contributors, or to be included in our silent auction. If you're interested in learning about about SLOX '10, head over to:  www.sloswing.com/sloX/

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