Info!

The U of S Ballroom Dancing Club executive is currently reviewing and discussing all options for how and when to resume classes.  We will send email to all members when we have a plan. Please stay up to date with us over the summer on our Facebook page.

Announcements for Week 14


Dance Team All Levels

The members dance performance team will be learning and performing a Medley routine at our Dancero formal dance in March. Intermediate, Advanced and Beginner dancers who have multiple years of dance experience are welcome to try out for this performance taught by Bernadette and Gee. Classes are Wednesdays at Trinity Orthodox Hall from 8:15pm until 9:45pm.

Registration will take place from 8:00pm until 8:30pm. This is the last week for registration. Cost is $150, and includes a dinner dance registration to Dancero. We are especially in need of 2 leads and more couples.

Ice Crystal Ball and Return Bus Trip All Levels

Ice Crystal Ball will be held Saturday, January 25th, 2020 at Danceland in Manitou Beach, SK.

If you purchased a bus ticket remember you may park your cars in Q lot, across from the College of Veterinary Medicine. This is a staff/faculty lot that is free to the public on weekends. Plug-ins are available. Please be sure to obey parking signs regarding reserved spots, and spots for handicapped and service vehicles, which will still be in effect. The bus leaves at 4:30 PM on Saturday and returns at Midnight.

If you are staying at the Manitou Springs Hotel and would like to use Danceland’s shuttle, head to the lobby after 6pm and the shuttle will arrive shortly. It will be making trips back and forth throughout the night.

 

Times
Doors Open: 6:00 PM
Dinner: 6:30 PM
Dance: 7:30 PM — midnight  

 

Tango Workshop

The term workshop taught by our principal instructor Michael M. is on Saturday, February 8th, 2020 at German Concordia.

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

February Frenzy

Our social dance for February, formally Winter Warm-Up will be held on Saturday, February 8th, 2020 at German Concordia Club. Please remember clean dancing shoes and your member card.

Date: Saturday, February 8th, 2020
Location: German Concordia
Cost:

In Advance:

Members: $20
Public: $25

At the door:

Members: $25
Public: $25

Times: Doors Open: 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
Dance: 7:30 PM-11:30 PM

All For One Bracelet All Levels

We are introducing a bracelet that you purchase online for $30 that will get you into as many workshops as you like and February Frenzy! The bracelet will go on sale at the same time as tickets for February Frenzy and will be available when you arrive at your first workshop. After that you just have to show your bracelet to get into the remainder of the workshops you want to attend and at February Frenzy that evening.


General Reminders For Reference Only

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.

Practice Session

Practice sessions are held Thursdays at Grosvenor Park United Church from 7:45pm till 8:45pm every week in Term Two.

Volunteering With Us

If you are interested in volunteering with the club at one of our dances, workshops, or during registration; please contact our volunteer coordinator from our website. More information at: https://uofsbdc.link/volunteer

Volunteer Lead-Follow program

If you are interested in helping us balance our the roles in our classes; please will out the form provided in class or on our website. More information at: https://uofsbdc.link/volunteer-lead-follow

Missing Classes

There is nothing to worry about if you have to miss a class. Attending the next weeks class for your session is the best way to catch up on what you missed.

Keep Personal Effects on You

Please bring your shoes and personal effects in with you and not left unattended in waiting areas. This is for security of your personal belongings.

Clean Shoes

Please make sure that you have a clean, dry pair of non-marking shoes to use in classes and at our events and dances.

Member Cards

Your membership card is the easiest way to register for check in to club events. Make sure to have it on you or have a picture of it on your phone.

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.

Class Transfers

If you are finding the time of your class or level of your class is not working out, you are able to put in a transfer request. Class transfer requests are subject to both executive and instructor approval and there are no refunds for transferring to a lower level class. More information at: https://uofsbdc.link/class-transfer