The Hong Kong Cotillion is a program run by parent volunteers for middle school youth who want to learn ballroom dancing (Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, and more) and etiquette in a fun, social atmosphere. Professional dance instructors teach the fifteen sessions, which include one semi-formal dinner and two formal dinner dances. Events are held at The American Club Country Club in the Vista Ballroom.
Dates: Regular Friday night session times are as follows:Junior Class Intermediate Class Senior ClassGrade 6 Grade 7 Grade 85:15pm – 7:30pm 6:45pm – 9:00pm 7:30pm – 10:00pm
Etiquette Night and Formals are usually 5:15pm-10:00pm; exact timing is confirmed on the invitation for each event.
The 15 dates for Cotillion 2018-2019 are: August 31, September 7, September 22 (Saturday, Etiquette Night), October 19, November 9, November 16, December 7 (Friday, Winter Formal), January 11, January 18, January 25, February 15, February 22, March 1, March 15, April 13 (Saturday, Founder’s Formal).
Price: The cost of the program is $7,700.00 for American Club members and $8,200.00 for non-members, per student. This fee includes dance instruction and a total of fifteen dinners (twelve regular events, Etiquette Night, and two Formal dances.) After completing this form, please send a check made payable to "The Hong Kong Cotillion" to:
The Hong Kong Cotillionc/o The American Club28 Tai Tam RoadTai Tam, Hong Kong
Be sure to write your child's name on the back of the check and indicate Grade 6, Grade 7, or Grade 8 for 2018-2019. If we do not receive your check within 1 week, your child's application will lose priority.
Should your application not be accepted, your fee will be returned in full. Once your registration is accepted, should you withdraw from the program for any reason, your fee will be refunded on a pro-rated basis minus an administrative fee of $1,000.00. Notifications must be received at least 14 days prior to the next Cotillion evening to be eligible for a refund including that date. Should you withdraw from the program after December 31, 2018, no refunds will be given.
Registration Period: Current Cotillion participants, who have not lost priority, will be able to register during the priority registration period – March 19-23, 2018. Registration will be open to all others March 26-30, 2018. American Club members receive priority if applications are submitted no later than March 30, 2018. A waiting list will be created once a class is full. Class sizes are limited to ensure a quality program. All applications will be strictly processed in the order of the time & date stamp of this completed form.
Formal invitations will then be mailed to each student who is accepted before the end of May 2018.