CHICAGOLAND DANCE FESTIVAL 2017      GENERAL SCHEDULE

FRIDAY - AUGUST 18

10:00 am

Registration Opens outside the O’Hare Ballrooms

10:00 am

Competition floor open for practice and floor trials

O’Hare 3-4

2:00 pm

Workshops Begin   (see Workshop Schedule)

3:00 pm

UCWDC® Pro-Am Intermediate/Advanced Classic & Showcase, Pro-Pro & Spotlights: warm-ups followed by competition

O’Hare 3-4

8:00 pm

UCWDC® Open Division One, Showcase Open & Crown Couples plus Rising Star Line Dance

O’Hare 3-4

8:00 pm

Open Dancing   Chicago mix of swing and country music

O’Hare 1-2

9:30 pm

Hustle Dance Tour Jack & Jill

O’Hare 3-4

10:00 pm

FREE Chicago-style pizza party hosted by Swing ‘n’ Country

O’Hare 3-4

10:30 pm

WSDC Swing Jack & Jill prelims: Newcomer, Novice, Intermediate, Advanced, All Star

O’Hare 3-4

Midnight

Late Night Swing Party

O’Hare 3-4

SATURDAY - AUGUST 19

8:00 am

UCWDC® Pro-Am Syllabus and Newcomer: warm-up followed by competition

O’Hare 3-4

8:00 am

Registration Opens outside the O’Hare Ballrooms

10:00 am

Workshops Begin   (see Workshop Schedule)

Noon

UCWDC® Pro-Am Novice:  warm-up followed by competition

O’Hare 3-4

3:00 pm

UCWDC® Line Dance (except Rising Star and Super Star): warm-up followed by competition

O’Hare 3-4

5:30 pm

Ballroom Closed – Take a break!

7:00 pm

Open Dancing

O’Hare 3-4

7:30 pm

Swing Rising Star competition

O’Hare 3-4

8:00 pm

Saturday Night Shenanigans: UCWDC® Classic & Showcase Masters, Superstars, Exhibitions

O’Hare 3-4

8:00 pm

Open Dancing   Chicago mix of swing and country

O’Hare 1-2

9:30 pm

Open Dancing ‘til the cows come home!

 O’Hare 3-4

10:30 pm

ALL WSDC Swing Jack & Jill Finals:  

O’Hare 1-2

11:45 pm

AWARDS:  Rising Star, WSDC Jack & Jill

O’Hare 1-2

Midnight

Late Night Swing Party

O’Hare 1-2

 SUNDAY - AUGUST 20

9:00 am

AWARDS:  Pro-Am UCWDC

O’Hare 3-4

9:00 am

Registration Opens outside the O’Hare Ballrooms

10:00 am

Workshops Begin   (see Workshop Schedule)

10:00 am

UCWDC® Teams, Couples ALL Div. 4, 3, 2, 1(except Open): warm-up followed by competition

O’Hare 3-4

1:00 pm

Pro-Am Mixed Open Swing Routines, then Pro-Am Strictly Hustle and Pro-Am Strictly Swing

O’Hare 3-4

2:30 pm

Strictly Swing (Novice, Intermediate, Advanced)

O’Hare 3-4

3:30 pm

Last Chance Social Dance

 O’Hare 3-4

4:30 pm

AWARDS:  UCWDC® Couples, Strictly Swing, Pro-Am Swing and Hustle

O’Hare 3-4