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Dress Code for Competitions – Dressy Casual

Please, no T-Shirts, Ripped Jeans, Hoodies, Muscle Shirts, or Shorts.


Dress or Skirt (with appropriate undergarments)
Dressy Pants / Slacks
Nice Jeans
Dressy Top


Slacks or Nice Jeans
Dress Shirt, Casual Button-Down, Open-Collar
or Polo Style Shirt


WSDC Jack & Jill

·      Newcomer
·      Novice
·      Intermediate
·      Advanced
·      Master 50+
·      Sophisticated 35+
·      All Star
·      Champion
·      All American

Hustle Jack & Jill

·      Novice
·      Intermediate
·      Advanced

Strictly WC Swing

·      Novice
·      Intermediate
·      Advanced
·      Master
·      Sophisticated
·      Champion / All Star


PRO-AMS West Coast Swing & Hustle

·      Novice
·      Intermediate
·      Advanced
·      Master

Rising Star 

Dance Team Performances – If your team is interested in performing at the Event, kindly contact Jay Byam at, Subject: Dance Team Performance at Palm Springs New Year’s.


Qualify – To compete in our Champion Strictly Swing division, one partner must be qualified to dance in All Star or Champion divisions.


Discount Pass – Champions and All Stars receive a discount off the Full Event Pass when they dance in [both] the All Star and All American competitions at THIS Event. Please purchase the “All Star Full Event Pass – Open Seating” AND register for both competitions at the same time to qualify for the discount.


Rising Stars – For your convenience, you can email your performance music to Chief DJ, Shawn Jessup at with Subject: Palm Springs Rising Star Performance Music. Please include your name and contact information in case he has any questions.