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American Lindy Hop Championships

The American Lindy Hop Championships was first held in 1998, and continues to provide a weekend of classes, contests, dances and more! Special for this year, ALHC is hosting an American Swing Dance Championships reunion. The venue is a vintage three story ballroom built in 1892 in Brooklyn, NY. November 8–10, 2019

American Lindy Hop Championships is sponsoring the Strictly Lindy competition.

The Canadian Swing Championships is an annual weekend, held in May, of mayhem for all types of Swing dance! Lots more than a competition… If you have not been to CSC yet, don’t ask someone to explain it to you… you just have to live it! This year was the 18th!

The Canadian Swing Championships is sponsoring the Advanced Mix & Match competition.

Tony and Aurelie established Hop to the Beat Dance Studio in 1995 and offered the first Lindy Hop classes in the Boston area. The original goal was to spread the joy of Lindy Hop, and that has not changed! What started as small Lindy Hop practices in the early days eventually grew into the popular monthly Uptown Swing dance in Brookline. Beantown Camp was started in 1997. Much has happened, evolved and been added over the years and HTTB celebrated its 23rd anniversary last fall!

Inspiration Weekend is a Swing dance event in Fullerton, CA. It is held in March and features 3 nights and 2 days activities that include live music, competitions, performances, and workshops from some of the world’s best Lindy Hop instructors.

Inspiration Weekend is sponsoring the Intermediate Mix & Match Lindy Hop competition.

The International Lindy Hop Championships (ILHC) will take place in Washington D.C. November 29-December 2, 2019. You’ll experience 4-days of mind-blowing dancing with amazing & inspiring competitions, high-level workshops, thought-provoking LED talks, and tons of social dancing with the best dancers around the world to top-notch live music!

ILHC is sponsoring the Solo Jazz competition.

Kind of a Big Deal is held each January and is hosted by Boston Swing Central. This weekend event include dances, workshops with international instructors and competitions.

Kind of a Big Deal is sponsoring the Novice Mix & Match Lindy Hop competition.

The Lindy Hop, Balboa, Blues and Jazz Dance Camp and New Year’s Party, returning December 26th 2019–January 1st 2020 in Asheville, NC USA. Lindy Focus is an all-encompassing celebration of Swing, featuring many of the world’s best dance instructors and the best live music on the planet. Five nights of authentic big band music unparalleled in modern history, with classes and social dancing that can’t be beat.

Lindy Focus is sponsoring the Strictly Lindy competition.

Midwest Lindy Fest is held in April in the Twin Cities, Minnesota. Three days of dance inspiration with classes and contests.

Midwest Lindy Fest is sponsoring the Soul competition.

Uptown Swing is a monthly Saturday dance hosted by Hop to the Beat in Brookline, only a few blocks from Coolidge Corner. Live bands are featured each month for Lindy Hop, Swing, and Balboa. The atmosphere is fun and friendly and all levels are very welcome!