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The annual Swingtime Ball will be held in Beijing this year from November 06th to 12th!
The China Lindy Hop Championships (CLHC) will have six categories open for registration this year, ranging across all levels. This is your chance to have fun with dancers from all over the world and let your passion shine through!
Sign-ups are available from August 21st-September 15th. Choreography, practice, outfit…It’s never too early to start your preparations!


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Strictly Lindy

Strictly is one of the most common forms of competition in the world of Lindy Hop. One couple enters the competition together and will not switch partners. Competition music will be chosen by the DJ at the event. There are two types of Strictly competitions for the 2017 CLHC: “Open Strictly” and “Advanced Strictly”. Dancers can decide for themselves whether the category is for them.
Open Strictly
Requirements: Two dance partners sign up together, open to all levels.
Format:
Prelim: All Skate*, the DJ will play 3 songs of different tempos (140,160,175-185BPM), couples social dance, judges pick 5-7 pairs for the Final.
Final: Spotlight* accompanied by a live band, couples social dance. First round: 16 eight-counts. Second round: 8 eight-counts. Finish with an All Skate.
Date: November 10, Friday Evening (Prelim & Final on the same day)
Location: Gehua Tower 11F, Ballroom
Fee: 150 RMB/pair (20USD/pair)

Advanced Strictly
Requirements: Two dance partners sign up together, Advanced Level.
Format:
Prelim: All Skate*, the DJ will play 3 songs of different tempos (120,160,175-190BPM), couples social dance, judges pick 5-7 pairs for the Final.
Final: Spotlight* accompanied by a live band, couples social dance. First round: 16 eight-counts. Second round: 8 eight-counts. Finish with an All Skate.
Date: November 10, Friday Evening (Prelim & Final on the same day)
Location: Gehua Tower 11F, BallroomFee: 150 RMB/pair (20USD/pair)

Jack & Jill

Jack and Jill is also one of the most popular categories of swing dance competitions. Competitors will be paired with a random dance partner for each turn and participate in improvised social dance. Competition will not know the music in advance.The 2017 CLHC includes two types of Jack & Jill events: Open Jack & Jill and Advanced Jack & Jill. We will not set specific requirements for the Advanced Jack & Jill level, dancers can decide for themselves whether the category is for them.* To respect different genders, “Jack&Jill’ is slowly fading from international compititions. We will still use this traditional name for this year, but we definitely welcome everyone to sign in for your chosen role(lead/follow)

Open Jack & Jill
Requirements: Sign up by yourself, open to all levels.
Format:
Prelim: All Skate, the DJ will play 3 songs of different tempos (140,160,175-185BPM), dancers social dance with a random partner, judges pick 5-7 pairs for the Final.
Final: Spotlight accompanied by a live band. Dancers are randomly paired with a partner and will not change partners for the duration of the final. First round: 16 eight-counts. Second round: 8 eight-counts. Finish with an All Skate.
Date:
Prelim: November 11, Saturday Afternoon, 7 PM
Final: November 11, Saturday Evening
Location: Gehua Tower 11F, Ballroom
Fee: 80 RMB/person (10USD/person) 

Advanced Jack & Jill
Requirements: Sign up by yourself, advanced level.
Format:
Prelim: All Skate, the DJ will play 3 songs of different tempos (120,160,175-190BPM), dancers social dance with a random partner, judges pick 5-7 pairs for the Final.
Final: Spotlight accompanied by a live band. Dancers are randomly paired with a partner and will not change partners for the duration of the final. First round: 16 eight-counts. Second round: 8 eight-counts. Finish with an All Skate.
Date:
Prelim: November 11, Saturday Afternoon, 7 PM
Final: November 11, Saturday EveningLocation: Gehua Tower 11F, Ballroom
Fee: 80 RMB/person (10USD/person)

Solo Jazz

Solo jazz involves vintage solo dances from the American (and particularly African-American) jazz dance vernacular. Dancers compete in non-choreographed jazz roots dancing to music chosen by a DJ. For this year’s Solo Jazz division, we are designating a slow round in the finals. Let’s see a different side of your solos!
Solo Jazz

Requirements: Sign up by yourself, open to all levels.
Format:
Prelim: All Skate, the DJ will play 1 song for dancers to do improvisational solo dancing, judges pick 5-7 pairs for the Final.
Final: Spotlight. The 1st song (slow) will be 120 BPM, each dancer appears for 2 rounds of 8 eight-counts. The second song (fast) is 175-190 BPM, each dancer appears for 2 rounds of 8 eight-counts. Finish with an All Skate.
Date: November 10, Friday Evening (Prelim & Final on the same day)
Location: Gehua Tower 11F, Ballroom

Fee: 80 RMB/person (10USD/person)

Showcase

The Showcase division is where 2 competitors dance choreographed Lindy Hop together to the music of their own choosing. The music must be in the swing jazz genre. Dance partners can be of any gender as long as it’s only 2 dancers. Anything goes for the choreography, including dips and aerials. This year Showcase only open for newcomer (who has been dancing for less than 1 year).
Newcomer Showcase
Requirements: Two dance partners sign up together, open to dancer who has been dancing for less than 1 year.
Format: Choreographed swing dance within 2 minutes of swing jazz music.Date: November 10, Friday Evening
Location: Gehua Tower 11F, Ballroom

Fee: 150 RMB/pair (20USD/pair)

 

Jack and Jill
THE 2017 CHINA LINDY HOP CHAMPIONSHIPS
SIGN-UPS AUGUST 21 – SEPTEMBER 15
Possession of STB 2017 Full/Party pass is required to all the participants
ALL PARTNER DIVISIONS ARE 150 RMB(20USD)/COUPLE
ALL INDIVIDUAL DIVISIONS ARE 80 RMB(10USD)/PERSON
ARE YOU READY FOR SOME PASSION?!?!Send a mail to stb@swingbeijing.com if you have any question.

2017年11月06-12日,摇摆盛典Swingtime Ball来了!
中国摇摆舞锦标赛(CLHC)也将在其期间举行!
本次赛事共有六个项目开放报名,快来和各地舞者们切磋技艺,享受比赛场上刺激又欢快的时光吧!
8月21日-9月15日,CLHC报名通道开放。编舞、练习、买行头……现在就开始为你发光发热的瞬间做准备吧!

固定搭档比赛

固定搭档比赛(Strictly Lindy)是摇摆舞极为常见的比赛形式。此类比赛需搭档报名,比赛过程中不再更换舞伴。比赛音乐为现场随机。
其中高级别比赛不设具体的报名门槛,舞者们可自行斟酌是否属于此级别范畴。
Open Strictly公开级别固定搭档比赛
参赛要求:双人搭档报名,无级别限制。
    比赛规则:
    预赛:All Skate, DJ播放3首不同速度的乐曲(140,160,175-185 BPM),舞者即兴发挥。评委选出5-7对舞者进入决赛。
决赛:Spotlight,现场乐队伴奏,舞者即兴发挥。第一轮16个8拍,第二轮8个8拍。后以All Skate结束。
    比赛时间:11月10日周五晚上(预赛&决赛同一天举行)歌华大厦11层
    报名费用:150元/对
Advanced Strictly高级别固定搭档比赛
参赛要求:双人搭档报名,高级水平舞者(高级别比赛不设具体的报名门槛,舞者们可自行斟酌是否属于此级别范畴)。
    比赛规则:
    预赛:All Skate, DJ播放3首不同速度的乐曲(120,160,175-190BPM),舞者即兴发挥。评委选出5-7对舞者进入决赛。
决赛:Spotlight,现场乐队伴奏,舞者即兴发挥。第一轮16个8拍,第二轮8个8拍。后以All Skate结束。
    比赛时间:11月10日周五晚上(预赛&决赛同一天举行)

    报名费用:150元/对

随机搭档比赛

随机搭档比赛(Jack&Jill*)也是摇摆舞比赛中使用最多的比赛形式之一。比赛舞伴在现场由随机的方式产生的,并可能进行轮换。比赛音乐为现场随机。
2017年CLHC含两个随机搭档类比赛项目:公开级别随机搭档比赛(Open Jack & Jill)和高级随机搭档比赛(Advanced Jack & Jill)。其中高级别比赛不设具体的报名门槛,舞者们可自行斟酌是否属于此级别范畴。
*出于对不同性别的尊重,国际赛事逐渐放弃使用Jack&Jill的名字。我们的比赛今年仍然将沿用传统Jack & Jill的名称,但我们绝对欢迎大家按照自己喜欢的角色(领/跟舞)报名。
Open Jack & Jill 公开级别随机搭档比赛
    参赛要求:单人报名,无级别限制。
    比赛规则:
    预赛: All skate,DJ播放3首不同速度的乐曲(140,160,175-185BPM),舞者即兴发挥。随机轮换舞伴,评委选出5-7对舞者进入决赛。
决赛:Spotlight,现场乐队伴奏,舞者即兴发挥。舞伴随机决定后不再更换。第一轮16个8拍,第二轮8个8拍。后以All Skate结束。
    比赛时间:
    预赛:11月11日 周六 晚上7点 歌华大厦11层
决赛:11月11日 周六 同晚 稍后时间
    报名费用:80元/人
Advanced Jack & Jill 高级随机搭档比赛
    参赛要求:单人报名,高级水平舞者(高级别比赛不设具体的报名门槛,舞者们可自行斟酌是否属于此级别范畴)。
    比赛规则:
    预赛: All skate,DJ播放3首不同速度的乐曲(120,160,175-190BPM),舞者即兴发挥。随机轮换舞伴,评委选出5-7对舞者进入决赛。
    决赛:Spotlight,现场乐队伴奏,舞者即兴发挥。舞伴随机决定后不再更换。第一轮16个8拍,第二轮8个8拍。后以All Skate结束。
    比赛时间:
    预赛:11月11日 周六 晚上7点 歌华大厦11层
决赛:11月11日 周六 同晚 稍后时间
    报名费用:80元/人

爵士独舞比赛

Solo Jazz, 爵士独舞比赛。以爵士根源舞及早期美国爵士舞(尤其是美国黑人舞蹈)风格为主。单人参赛,比赛音乐为现场随机播放,舞者现场即兴发挥。今年爵士独舞比赛中,决赛特别增设一首相对速度较慢的乐曲,期待你能展示出不一样的风格!
Solo Jazz 单人即兴比赛
    参赛要求:单人报名,无级别限制。
    比赛规则:
    预赛:All Skate,DJ 播放1首乐曲,舞者即兴发挥。评委选出5-7位舞者进入决赛。
决赛:Spotlight,第一首120BPM,每位舞者出场两次,每次8个8拍;第二曲175-190BPM,每位舞者出场两次,每次8个8拍。后以All Skate结束。
    比赛时间:11月10日周五晚上 歌华大厦11层(预赛&决赛同晚举行)
    报名费用:80元/人

双人表演赛

Showcase表演赛,舞者将展示的是事先编排好的舞蹈节目。音乐由舞者自行选择,但必须是Swing乐曲,不可使用其他曲风。表演必须是双人舞蹈(领舞+跟舞),自由编舞,对空中动作(Aerials)没有限制。2017年CLHC的表演赛仅设置了初级舞者赛事,参加比赛的双方均需是舞龄在1年以下的舞者。
 
New Comer Showcase 新人双人表演赛
    参赛要求:双人搭档报名,初级舞者参与(舞龄一年以下)。
    比赛规则:选择一首2分钟以内的Swing乐曲进行自由编舞,依次展示。
    比赛时间:11月10日 周五晚上8点 歌华大厦11层
    报名费用:150元/对