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Will the Beat Go On?  Heart-healthy dance tips.  Download and print this flyer, (maybe put it in a cheap frame) and ask your doctor to post it in several locations about their waiting rooms (Doctors ALWAYS have several waiting rooms) Click here to download the flyer.

USA Dance, Inc. (US Amateur Ballroom Dancer's Assn)
Bulletin:  USABDA is now " USA Dance Inc. "

Tidewater Chapter USABDA  ( USA Dance Inc. ) Entertainer Schedule

Roberto - Live Music, Mario Espinosa - Recorded Music, (DJ) Alan Hedgpeth - Recorded Music, (DJ) Ed Pabalate - Recorded Music, (DJ) Deml Dalida - Recorded Music/Vocals (DJ)

Regular Monthly Dances (every 4th Saturday):
Regular Monthly Dances (every 4th Saturday) @ K of C Hall 
211 W. Government Avenue, Norfolk

July 23rd - Ed Pabalate, Bolero Lesson by Alan Hedgepeth
August 27th - Roberto, Tango Lesson by Frank Guzman
Sept 24th - Alan Hedgepeth, Tango Lesson by Frank Guzman
Oct 22nd - Ed Pabalate, Mambo/Salsa Lesson by Phyllis Harris
Oct 29th - Tea Dance Sunday Afternoon at DanceSport Virginia, Alan Hedgepeth
Nov 26th - Roberto, Mambo/Salsa Lesson by Phyllis Harris

Dec 28th-Jan 1st, 15th Annual New Years Eve Gala Weekend Ballroom/Country Dance events and New Year's Eve Extravaganza and dance show.  Sheraton Hotel Norfolk, Waterside, Norfolk VA.  Multiple nightly special dance venues in different rooms and the main ballroom of 7,000 Square foot, competition grade dance floor.  90 minute group dance lessons and private coaching sessions by world-class, and local professional dance instructors at give-away prices.  For information and reservations call Lateon Still at 757 851-7130, email nye05@twcusabda.org.

Tea Dances (every 2nd Sunday):

Tea Dance every 2nd Sunday Afternoon at DanceSport Virginia

Virginia Beach  

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION/RESERVATIONS CONTACT
Gay Octavo (757) 467-3601
Information-EMail: ballroomdancers@cox.net or www.twcusabda.org or lateons@aol.com
Web site: USABDA (Tidewater)  ( A chapter of USA Dance Inc. )

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USA Dance Peninsula (Newport News Virginia, Hampton VA) (USABDA) ( A chapter of USA Dance Inc. ) Regular Dance every 2nd Saturday Evening

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USA Dance Williamsburg Virginia (USABDA) ( A chapter of USA Dance Inc. ) Regular Dance every 1st Saturday Evening

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Richmond USA Dance (USABDA) (http://www.sevenby24.com/usabda/) (Dances on the First Sunday and the Third Saturday of each month)

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USA Dance Roanoke Virginia (VA) (USABDA) ( A chapter of USA Dance Inc.) at the American Legion Hall in Salem, VA.

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ROBERTO at the USABDA ( now USA Dance Inc. ) dances in 2005

Williamsburg USDABDA ( USA Dance Inc.) at Quarterpath Rec. Center in Williamsburg, VA.

This dance is held the first Saturday of each month:
Free dance lesson from 7:30 to 8:30 - Dance music from 8:30 to 10:45 PM.  Eight dollar admission includes free dance lesson, dancing to Roberto, free drinks and munchies.  For information and directions call Peg Boarman at 757-565-0032 or contact us by e-mail at Williamsburg-USABDA"AT"att.net.

Peninsula USABDA at the Douglas High Dance Studio ( a chapter of USA Dance Inc.)

2603 W Mercury Blvd. Hampton, VA
Free dance lesson from 7:30 to 8:30 - Dance music from 8:30 to 11:00 PM.  Eight dollar admission includes free dance lesson, dancing to Roberto, free drinks and munchies.  For information and directions call Kristen Ratti 757-255-0868 or contact us by e-mail at karatti "AT"yahoo.com.

Tidewater USABDA at Knights of Columbus in Norfolk, VA. (a chapter of USA Dance Inc. )

This dance is held on the 4th Saturday of the month at 211 W Government Ave., Norfolk, VA.:
Lesson from 7:30 to 8:30 - Music from 8:30 to 11:30
Tea Dances will be held at the Dancesport VA Studio, 5721 Arrowhead Dr., Virginia Beach:
Eight dollar admission includes free dance lesson, dancing to Roberto, free drinks and munchies.  For information and directions call Gay Octavo at 757-467-3601 or contact us by e-mail at info"AT"twcusabda.org.

New Year's Eve Gala in Norfolk / Virginia Beach Virginia for 5-days (Dec 28th - Jan 1st)

The Tidewater (Virginia) Chapter’s 15th Annual New Year’s Eve Weekend Ballroom Dance Event ( http://www.twcusabda.org/nye05info.pdf ) (This page is changing regularly, as events are added.  If the link is broken, go to the homepage at http://www.twcusabda.org and navigate to the new page) in conjunction with the 3rd USA DANCE, Inc. (formerly USABDA) Social Dance Workshops Highlighted by the Chapter’s ever popular New Year’s Eve Extravaganza.  Wednesday December 28th, 2005 -Sunday, January 1st, 2006.  Sheraton Norfolk Waterside, Norfolk, Virginia.  (NOTE: THIS IS A NEW LOCATION). ALL EVENTS & HOTEL ROOMS UNDER ONE ROOF.  More than 60 Workshops will be conducted.  All Levels, American and International Style

Roanoke USABDA at the American Legion Hall in Salem, VA. (a chapter of USA Dance Inc. )

Contact person is Liz Becker at 540-772-4388.  Click here for more details.


LOOONNNG-Range Dance Events Planning

Weekly Dance Jam Productions Email Newsletter (Dave's DC Dance News)
(for more details go to Dave's Dance-info.com and follow his menu to "Local news")


Sept 2-9Music City Country Dance Challenge in Nasville, TN.  Last day for early-bird registrations is July 1st!!  Reserve your hotel as soon as possible. Labor Day is a big football weekend in Nashville. Once the room block is sold out, rooms may be difficult to find in Nashville.  For information and registration forms see our web site.  http://www.MusicCityDance.com
Sept 23 - Neptune Festival Seniors Gala. Join Bon Secours Senior Health for a wonderful night filled with Big Band sounds at the annual Neptune Festival's Senior Gala. This year's event will be held from 7:30-9:30 on Sept 23 a the new Virginia Beach Pavilion.

This event is a guaranteed good time for all to attend. Come Waltz the night away or sit back and enjoy refreshments as you're entertained. King Neptune XXXII and his Royal Court will make a special appearance to complete this fun-filled event. The cost is only $2 per person and can be paid at the door. Don't miss out on this special event for the seniors of Hampton Roads. For more information, please call the Senior Health Office at 398-2278.
Oct 7-9th -   If you have always wanted to complete but wasn't sure where to start.......please scroll down to read more about a competition that is coming up. Plus....if you like to "GOLF" please check it out.

HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT WHAT'S HAPPENING OCTOBER 7-10, 2005 ???  ALL STYLES OF DANCE UNDER ONE ROOF -- BALLROOM, COUNTRY, SWING, LATIN ???  MORE DANCING, LESS RULES ??? CASH & OTHER FABULOUS PRIZES ??? COME SEE WHAT THE BUZZ IS ALL ABOUT...http://www.USNDC.COM

Do you love all types of music and dance styles? Would you enjoy dancing a Foxtrot, Salsa, and 2-Step all in one weekend, all under one roof? Do you love watching all levels and styles of dance?

Well, Welcome to the US National Dance Championships, a dance event sanctioned by International Dance Productions, LLC http://www.idp-llc.com/ , an organization committed to furthering the art form and sport of dance at all levels (social, competitive, and professional), through a variety of dance types and music styles.

Come join us October 7-9 for a weekend packed with workshops, competitions with cash and sponsorship prizes, and lots of social dancing at a fabulous location: Westfield's Marriott Conference Center & Spa in Chantilly, Virginia (703-818-0300). The hotel is just minutes away from Dulles International Airport (with a free shuttle to and from the airport/hotel), and close to downtown Washington, DC and the Regan National Airport.

By offering a “California Mix” of dance rhythms and styles in Ballroom, Country, Swing, and Latin, this unique Event brings a delightful “buffet” of Foxtrot, Two-step, Night Club, Waltz, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Hustle, Carolina Shag, Cha Cha, Lindy, Hand Dance, Salsa, Rumba, and Argentine Tango.

On October 10th, we're also offering the National Dance Golf Invitational for dancer's who love to golf and golfer's who love to, well, golf !! We’re playing Captain’s Choice at the Fairfax National Golf Club, giving Male AND Female awards for Closest to the Pin, Straightest Drive, and Longest Drive. We’ll have prizes for two sets of winning teams: Low Handicap and High Handicap, and lunch will be provided after you get off the course (plus, lunch is open to those not playing in the tournament).

To learn more and sign-up for the Dance Event and/or Golf Event, visit our Event website today at www.usndc.com <http://www.usndc.com/> or call our offices at 703-803-9621.

Event Directors: Sam & Denise Miller and Dale & Anita Strawser

October 21-23rd -  TSDC Field Trip to DC for Jordan and Tatiana - October 21-23!! Sign up soon!  This will be a great group trip for TSDC members. We arrange a small bus for the whole group. We'll also help with room sharing. We are also working on private lessons for our group with Jordan and Tatiana! We're taking names now, deposits later. Don't be shut out! Reserve your seat on the bus today!!
Sept 29-Oct 2 - Guess What! The New Mexico Dance Fiesta is on the SAME WEEKEND as the Albuquerque International Balloon Festival! WOW - two great events in one!

Make your plans today - bring your friends and family and stay a few extra days to enjoy the HUNDREDS of Hot Air Balloons filling the sky...check out the Festival's website at http://www.aibf.org . Don't miss the opportunity to come see the beautiful balloons...this is a World Famous Ballooning Event! Book your hotel room TODAY - IMPORTANT...Once our room block is gone there will not be a room in Albuquerque to find! Call the Hilton at
800-274-6835 and tell them you're with the NM Dance Fiesta to get the negotiated room rate!

The dates are September 29 - October 2, 2005 at the Hilton Albuquerque.

Once again we will offer all UCWDC competition divisions. We have a complete Swing competition and are also a WSDC Registry event for our Swing Jack-n-Jills.

The Masters will be there in full force....Toby Munroe & Kristin Geil, Patti Mulholland & Jeremy Bryan, David Hammon & Shelli Ablin, Aaron & Tiffany Lorenzen, Steve Edwards & Lisa King, Heath Nail & Antoinette Tailleur and MORE!

The Dance Fiesta would not be complete without the fabulous and fun Dinner Show. Last year's was awesome... the Mariachi band, the colors, the entertainment and the excitement filled the room! As always the Open Division I and Showcase competitors host the Dance Fiesta Dinner Show (in full Fiesta wear!). Who knows? Maybe we will see the dancing chili's again! Come and see what we have in store for 2005! The dinner show always sells out early...so to avoid a risky and extensive waiting list, get your tickets early! Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Register NOW and get one of the best tables in the house.

For those of you who compete, don't forget to register and compete at this year's Colorado Country Classic (June 16-19 in Denver). If you compete at both events you qualify for the Mile High Challenge! Great prizes and more!
Go to http://www.ColoradoCountryClassic.net  for more information and Classic registration.

Full details about the event are available at http://www.DanceFiesta.net .  Again this year we have - ON-LINE REGISTRATION!

Please email us with questions or suggestions about the event at info"AT"dancefiesta(DOT)net and look for updates on the website soon. Thank you in advance for your support again this year.  See you at The Fiesta and the Balloon Festival in Albuquerque!

Melissa & Rodger Taylor
TaylorMade Productions, LLC
Mile High Challenge
803-802-7743 FAX: 803-802-7753

http://www.DanceFiesta.net
Sept. 29 - Oct 2, 2005
http://www.ColoradoCountryClassic.net
June 16-19, 2005

New Mexico Dance Fiesta - Mile-High Dance Challenge (Part 2 of 2) - New Mexico in Sept is kinda hot, but they have some GREAT air conditioning out there.  FYI...Southwest Airlines now Flies to both Albuquerque AND Denver!!!  Wonderful CDSG Couples Reception and Review with Judges Great 24-hour Practice Space!!!  On-time Schedules.  Complimentary Scores for Competitors.  Plenty of Social Dance Time.  Great Trophies.  WSDC Jack & Jill Swing Points.  Loads of Fun Dancing and Entertainment.  Great Dinner Shows.  Very Competitor Friendly.  Great Thursday Night Kickoff Parties (Club Crawl, MS Dance).  Hosts Rodger and Melissa Taylor, Scott & Cheryl Lindberg


October 7-9th US National Dance Championships in Chantilly VA (Washington DC)  (http://www.internationaldanceproductions.com/upcoming_events.htm ). Join IDP in October 2005 for a weekend of Swing, Country, Ballroom and Latin.  Do you love all types of music and dance styles?  Would you enjoy dancing a Foxtrot, Salsa, and 2-step all in one weekend, all under one roof?  Ballroom, Country, Swing, Latin, Pro-Am, Couples, Amateur and Professional events.  Do you love watching all levels and styles of dance?  Well, welcome to International Dance Productions, LLC, (“IDP”), an organization committed to furthering the art form and sport of dance at all levels (social, competitive, and professional), through a variety of dance types and music styles.  Come join us for a weekend packed with workshops, competitions, and lots of social dancing at a fabulous location – Westfields Marriott Conference Center in Chantilly Virginia. (Ask for the $99 U.S. National Dance Championship rate).  Hosts: our own Sam and Denise Miller.
Nov 4-6 - Virginia Beach Shag Club (VBSC) Another Bus Trip to the 15th Annual Fall Cyclone in Cornelius NC,  Nov 4-6. This dance is hosted by The Twister's Shag Club. Free Shag workshops, free food, free beverages, multiple DJ's, and much more. This dance is a sell out and all that go on the VBSC bus trip will be guaranteed a ticket to this dance. The price for the bus trip will be $65 per person, price for the dance and hotel rooms seperate. Further information will be available soon.
Nov 17-20th - I've got some interesting news.... Christmas is coming before Thanksgiving this year!  Well, at least Christmas in Dixie Shag Dance Event is coming before Thanksgiving. Due to the North American Championship being held in December I have moved Christmas in Dixie to November 17-20. It will still be held in North Myrtle Beach.  I hope that you can join us for another great event. I was really happy with the move last year and I think everyone really enjoyed being on the beach.  Look for more information to be out soon.  Thanks, Lisa West - LisaSwing-@-aol.com (Please fix the email address if you use it.  It should look like a normal email address "somebody@somewhere.com")
Dec 3, 2005 - Virginia Beach Shag Club (VBSC) Annual Christmas Party, Saturday evening, December 3rd, 2005, Little Creek CPO Club, Virginia Beach, VA
Dec 10th - Tidewater Swing Dance Club big TSDC Swingin' Christmas Dinner-Dance, December 10th Christmas party at DanceSport VA
Dec 28 - Jan 1st 2006 - MARK YOUR CALENDAR!!!  MAKE YOUR VACATION PLANS!!!  The Tidewater (Virginia) Chapter’s 15th Annual New Year’s Eve Weekend Ballroom Dance Event in conjunction with the 3rd USA DANCE, Inc. (formerly USABDA) Social Dance Workshops Highlighted by the Chapter’s ever popular New Year’s Eve Extravaganza.  Wednesday December 28th, 2005 - Sunday, January 1st, 2006, Sheraton Norfolk Waterside, Norfolk, Virginia.  (NOTE: THIS IS A NEW LOCATION) ALL EVENTS & HOTEL ROOMS UNDER ONE ROOF.  More than 60 Workshops will be conducted All Levels, American and International Style.  Nightly Social Dance; Dinner Dance; Afternoon Tea Dance; Professional Shows/Exhibitions.  NEW THIS YEAR: Multiple Nightly Social Dance Venues in Different Rooms.  Social Dance tickets will be good for any of the venues, so you can sample them all or stay at one Main Dance Floor: 7,000SF Competition-Grade Dance Floor.  Information/Reservations: Lateon Still (757) 851-7130.  E-Mail: nye05 "AT" twcusabda(DOT)org  Web Site: http://www.twcusabda.org
Worlds XIV, 2006 in Stockholm, Sweden, December 28th ­ January 6, 2006.  The fantastic Worlds XIV, 2006 in Stockholm, Sweden, is only 9 months away!

We¹re confident that it¹s going to be the event of the year ­ perhaps the event of the century in whole Europe?! All the most exciting dance personalities from the whole world have united and they will line up to provide you with the best of the best within country dancing! We¹re not only talking the best dancers, we¹re also talking the best judges, the best choreographers, instructors, volunteers - You name it. They will all be there.

The level and amount of competition, workshops and open dancing in the many dance halls will be unprecedented and take you to an incredible high.
Already now we know that almost 20 countries will represent Worlds XIV in Scandinavia (South, North and Central Europe, North America, South America, Australia and Asia)

The setting throughout will be the beautiful and luxurious Scandic Infra City Hotel in Stockholm where a host of Swedish and international volunteers will embrace you with warmth, hospitality and professionalism right from the start, thru New Year¹s Eve Gala to the very end of the competitions.

Worlds XIV will be something you just cannot be without. Be there or be squareŠ Worlds XIV takes place from December 28th ­ January 6, 2006, beginning with Line, continuing with Group Dance and ProAm and finishing with Couples.

You are most welcome!
BrittInger Arlebro with staff
Worlds XIV director
More information is available at: www.ucwdc.org


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