Dance Sport

 
General Information
Venue
Dance Categories
Registration
Rules & Regulations
Contact Us
 

Thursday, July 28th
Vancouver Queer Dance Classic 
Country & Western Events 
Sanctioned by the 
International Association of
Gay/Lesbian Country Western Dance Clubs

 

Friday, July 29th
Vancouver Queer Dance Classic
Ballroom Events
Sanctioned by the 
North American Same Sex Partner 
Dance Association

 


Venue:

Scottish Cultural Centre
8886 Hudson Street (near to SW Marine Drive)
Vancouver

Click here for map

 

 

Dance Categories:

 

Country & Western competition:

Couple Dance Events: 
V-Novice: Requires Two-Step and Waltz 
IV—Beginner: Requires Two-Step and Waltz 
III—Intermediate Requires Two-Step, Waltz and choice of Swing: 
EC Swing ; WC Swing 
II—Advanced: Requires Two-Step, Waltz and choice of Swing and Rhythm: 
EC Swing, WC Swing, Cha Cha, Polka, Night Club.
I—Championship: Requires Two-Step, Waltz and Solo Medley. (Must have won Div II)

Pro-Am Division: 
III—Beginner: Requires Two-Step and Waltz 
II– Intermediate: Requires Two-Step, Waltz and choice of Swing: 
EC Swing ,WC Swing 
I—Advanced: Requires Tow-Step, Waltz and choice of Swing and Rhythm: (EC Swing, WC Swing, Cha Cha, Polka, Night Club)

Rules and Regulations for Couple Dance Events: 
1. A couple may enter only one division 
2. A couple may compete in any number of dances offered in that division 
3. To qualify for division overall champions, couple must dance in all required dances for that division

Please read before registering: 
I am a registered attendant of the North America Outgames.
I have carefully read and understand the official IAGLCWDC Couple Dance Competition Rules and agree to abide by them. 
www.iaglcwdc.org
All competitors must pay an admission fee of $10 per session (daytime, evening).

Line Dance Events: 

Beginner:  
RIO, Song: Viene Mi Gentre by Chica 
TAILGATE, Song: Tailgate by Neal McCoy 
DUCK SOUP, Song: Restless by Shelby Lynne

Intermediate: 
AFTER PARTY, Song: After Party by Koffee Brown 
SIMPLEMENTE (AKA Heavent Sent), Song: Simplemente by Chayanne 
COWGIRLS DON’T CRY, Song: Cowgirls Don’t Cry by Brooks & Dunn 

Advanced: 
WILD PONIES, Song: Wild Ponies by Kellie Pickler 
SHOW ME WOT YOU GOT, Song: Cowboy Up by Jill Johnson
SPOTLIGHT, Song: Spotlight by Jennifer Hudson

Rules and Regulations for Couple Dance Events: 
1. A person may enter only one division 
2. A person may compete in any number of dances offered in that division 
3. To qualify for division overall champions, competitor must dance in all required dances for that division

Please read before registering: 
I am a registered attendant of the North-America Outgames.
I have carefully read and understand the official IAGLCWDC Line Dance Competition Rules and agree to abide by them.
www.iaglcwdc.org

All competitors must pay an admission fee of $10 per session (daytime, evening).

Formation Team Dance Competition:

Team categories: 
Single Song Dance Routine 
Line Dance Routine 
Couple Dance Routine
Medley Dance Routine 
Open Dance Routine

Rules and Regulations for Formation Team Dance Events: 
1. Five (5) categories of team dances will be offered. 
2. A team may compete in more than one routine in any category offered. 
3. A team may compete in more than one category. 
4. A team may not use the same routine twice. 
5. Time limit is 4-7 minutes. Single Song Dance Routine is less than 5 minutes.

Please read before registering: 
I am a registered attendant of the North America Outgames 
I have carefully read and understand the official IAGLCWDC Line Dance Competition Rules and agree to abide by them.
www.iaglcwdc.org

All competitors must pay an admission fee of $10 per session (daytime, evening).

 

DanceSport Registration and Admission Fees:

Country & Western competition:

Couples Dance Events: $15 per couple/per dance 
Line Dance Events: $10 per person/per dance 
Team Dance Routine:  (3-10 dancers) $6 per person

Admission Fee:    
Daytime: Competitor: $10 per person 
Spectator: $15 per person 
Thursday night Dance: $15

I understand and accept the inherent risks in entering a dance competition and assume full responsibility for any injuries or personal damages caused by my participation in these events.

Registration is a two (2) step process
Step One is to register for the Outgames where you will be asked what sports you will be participating in and if you are attending the Conference. Once your payment of the Outgames fee has been verified and processed you will receive an e-mail containing information and registration links on the individual sport(s) and/or conference.

To register please click on the REGISTRATION TAB or click here.

Ballroom Competition:
Age Division:       
Adult 18+
Senior 45+

Couple Gender: Male/Male 
Female/Female
Reverse Role: Female/Lead • Male/Follow

Graded events:
Level: E (newcomer) - D (beginner) - C (intermediate) - B (advanced) - A (top level)

Standard:
E: Waltz, Tango
D: Waltz, Tango, Quickstep
C: Waltz, Tango, Quickstep
B: Waltz, Tango, Slow Foxtrot, Quickstep
A: Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Slow Foxtrot, Quickstep

Latin: 
E: Cha Cha, Rumba
D: Cha Cha, Rumba, Jive
C: Cha Cha, Rumba, Jive
B: Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Jive
A: Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, Jive

Smooth:
E: Waltz, Foxtrot
D: Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot
C: Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot
B: Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot
A: Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot

Rhythm:
E: Cha Cha, Rumba
D: Cha Cha, Rumba, Swing
C: Cha Cha, Rumba, Swing
B: Cha Cha, Rumba, Swing, Mambo
A: Cha Cha, Rumba, Bolero, Swing, Mambo

Single Dance Events: 
Age Division:       
Adult 18+
Senior 45+

Couple Gender: Male/Male 
Female/Female
Reverse Role: Female/Lead • Male/Follow

Level: E (newcomer ) - D (beginner) - C (intermediate) - A (top level)

Choice of dances: Waltz - Tango - Foxtrot - Quickstep - Viennese Waltz
Cha Cha - Samba - Rumba - Jive - Paso Doble - EC Swing WC Swing - Salsa - Bolero - Mambo - Merengue - Hustle 
Lindy Hop - Argentine Tango

Formation Team Competition: 
Dance Categories and Routines:
1. Routine must have a minimum of 3 couples 
2. Formation team competitions may include 2 types of routines:

Open Dance routine:          
Teams desiring to perform routines primarily for entertain ment with significant dance content.

Couple Dance routine:        
Any routine that is performed as couples dancing together In a joined configuration throughout the routine except for Entrance, exit, transition, separation where partner changes are made, or a movement is executed where the perception of partnership is maintained. Must be primar ily partner dancing. The majority (at least 60%) of the time spent couple-dancing must be either same-sex or reverse role. This category allows lifts. There is no fur ther distinction of levels in regards to proficiency and/or age.

Needed: List of participant’s names

 

Ballroom competition: 
Sport Registration Fee:

Graded Events:
$20 per couple

Single Dance Events:         
First 5 dances: $15 per dance/per couple
Additional dances: $10 per dance/per couple

All-U-Can-Dance: any combination of graded events and single dance events, $50 per person

Formation Team Dance Routine: $6 per person

Admission Fee:   
Daytime: 
Competitor: $10 per person 
Spectator: $ 15 per person

Evening:                
Competitor: $10 per person 
Spectator: $20 per person

Spectator combo: $30 per person daytime/evening

I understand and accept the inherent risks in entering a dance competition and assume full responsibility for any injuries or personal damages caused by my participation in these events.

Registration is a two (2) step process
Step One is to register for the Outgames where you will be asked what sports you will be participating in and if you are attending the Conference. Once your payment of the Outgames fee has been verified and processed you will receive an e-mail containing information and registration links on the individual sport(s) and/or conference.

To register please click on the REGISTRATION TAB or click here.

 

Rules and Regulations:

 

 

Contact Us:

Sport Related Inquiries:
Michel Guimond and/or Pat Hogan 
outgamesdance@gmail.com 

Registration & Accommodation Inquiries:
Vanessa Idler
outgames-registration@icsevents.com