Announcements for Week 12


Welcome To Term Two

We wish everyone a Happy New Year and welcome you back for term two of our ballroom dance classes. Classes run until March 28th, 2019 and there will be no classes reading week break February 17th, 2019 — February 23rd 2019.

We also welcome our new members that are just joining us for the second term. Member cards for new members will be delivered to your classes in the next couple of weeks.

Term 2 Registration

Online registration is open until Friday, January 11th, 2019 and we have one more opportunity to register in person Sunday, January 13th, 2019 at Grovesnor Park United Church from 4:30pm — 6:30pm.

For full registration details see our post on our website.

Dance Team

The members dance performance team will be learning and performing a Samba routine at our Dancero formal dance in March. Intermediate and advanced dancers are welcomed to try out for this performance taught by Bernadette and Gee. Classes are Wednesdays at Trinity Orthodox Hall from 8:30pm until 10:00pm starting Wednesday, January 16th, 2019.

Registration will take place before the first two classes of the term from 8:00pm until 8:30pm. Cost is $125, and includes a dinner dance ticket to Dancero.

West Coast Swing Term Workshop

The term workshop taught by Michael is on Saturday, January 19th, 2019 at Holliston School.

Cost is $5 per session. Cash only. Members Only. Please arrive 20 minutes early to register with your member card.

Time Level
11:00 AM Level I
12:30 PM Level II
2:15 PM Level III
3:45 PM Level I
5:15 PM Level II

January Monthly Dance

Our social dance for January will be on Saturday, January 19th, 2018 at Trinity Orthodox Hall. Doors open at 6:30pm and dancing is 7:00pm — 10:00pm.

Price is $5 for members or $10 for non-members accompanied with a member; cash only. Please remember clean dancing shoes and your member card.

Ice Crystal Ball and Return Bus Trip

Our first big event of the new year is our out of town dinner and dance Ice Crystal Ball being held Saturday, January 26th, 2019 at Danceland in Manitou Beach.

Registration is available online until Monday, January 21st, 2019 and in class until Thursday, January 17th, 2019.

Times Prices
Doors Open: 6:00 PM Members: $35
Dinner: 7:00 PM Public: $45
Dance: 8:30 PM — 1:00 AM  

Register today and do not miss out! We are also offering bus service from Saskatoon to Danceland and back for the event. Check our website for the full details.

Merchandise Store

Now open; the University of Saskatchewan Ballroom Dancing Club has re-introduced our club branded merchandise! Find shirts, accessories, bag and more with our club logo and branding. Visit the online shop today at shop.uofsbdc.com!

Executive Updates

A special thanks to all our previous executive members that are not continuing in their roles.

We would like to welcome the following new executive to the committee starting January 15th, 2019:

  • Vice-President: Kyle
  • Director of Marketing and Communication: Tara
  • Student Member at Large: Blaze

They join executive members retaining their roles from the previous year:

  • President: Corey
  • Financial Officer: Kristina
  • Social Coordinator: Susan
  • General Members at Large: Teresa, Evan, Lorraine,
  • Director of IT: Chris
  • Decorations Coordinator: Ashley
  • Music Coordinator: Bernadette

After elections at our General Meeting held in November, we are still left with the one open position of the Volunteer Coordinator. If you are interested in filling this role please contact the club.

Practice Session

For those just joining us this term, our practice session is held Thursdays at Grosvenor Park United Church from 7:45pm till 8:45pm.

General Reminders

Keeping up with Club Events

All our announcements and event information will be posted on our website (www.uofsbdc.com) for easy access. We also encourage you follow us on twitter (@uofsbdc) and like our facebook page for up-to-date information on workshops, dances and events.

Confirmation Emails

When you register for our events; the confirmation e-mail sent out is your guarantee that a registration went through. Make sure to contact the club if you do not receive an e-mail for a class or formal dance you registered for.