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DWAS Beginner

Dance with a Stranger Beginner


  • Have been dancing Modern Jive for 0 - 1.5 years.
  • You may choose to lead or follow regardless of your gender.
  • To be eligible you must have little or no previous dance experience.

Dancers Excluded

  • Modern Jive dance teachers of any level.
  • If you placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd at a higher level prior to these championships.

Aerials (optional)
Baby Aerials: 1 per song.
Full Aerials: Not Allowed.

Number of Songs
Heats: 1 Song
Final: 1 Song

Music Tempo
Current Top 40
120 - 132 beats

Music Length
2.5 – 3.5 mins

Other Notes
Continuous partner changes occur approx every 45seconds, so competitors get to dance with most, if not all, the possible DWAS partners in each heat.

This category is judged and awarded as an individual.

Trophies awarded as 1st, 2nd & 3rd Lead and 1st, 2nd & 3rd Follow.