Category Archives: Boogie By The Bay

Boogie 2014 Update #4 – Saturday Night!

Boogie 2014 Update #4 – Saturday Night!

    Oh my goodness!  SATURDAY NIGHT! Routines were SO MUCH FUN! 13 Classic couples, 8 Showcase couples, and 13 Rising Star routines! We saw 34 routines! Thought I’d died and gone to Routine Heaven. This is the first year Boogie has had Rising Star – they were expecting maybe two or three couples toContinue Reading

Boogie 2014 Update #3 – FINAL RESULTS!

Boogie 2014 Update #3 – FINAL RESULTS!

            Yes, you’ve clicked on the right link.   This was the Update where final results were posted. I’ve been asked to remove all names and scores. You can find them here instead.            

Boogie 2014 Update #2 – Strictlys, The Short Version

Boogie 2014 Update #2 – Strictlys, The Short Version

Last night was Strictlys, all divisions, prelims through finals. Fun to watch! I know you are waiting to hear how your friends are doing  –  who’s competing, who made finals, what’s going on here. I’m sorry to say that this information is not made available at Boogie.  So I can’t tell you who’s here.  OrContinue Reading

Boogie 2014 Update #1 – Latch

Boogie 2014 Update #1 – Latch

Last night’s social dancing was FABULOUS! I walked in at 10pm – one hour after the ballroom opened – and that famously gigantic Boogie floor was already completely full – the ballroom already packed with people at all tables. ALREADY!   On a Thursday night!  One hour after opening!   Mostly California it seemed like although weContinue Reading

Boogie By The Bay 2012 Update #1

Here we go! So great to be here again after missing last year. It is huge! The ballroom is gigantic. You enter from the open sky-lights atrium in the lobby and there, way out beyond the dark rows of spectator seats and tables, is the huge floor shimmering and rippling under the stage lighting, dancersContinue Reading

Boogie By The Bay 2012 Update #2

Everybody arriving, so exciting, the lobby and atrium are buzzing with crowds of raggedy dancers towing suitcases and neck-cushions, arriving from all over the world. This is the greatest lobby/registration area. Something about it, the height and skylights way at the top, walking four steps down to register, the ballroom doors right there – somethingContinue Reading

Boogie By The Bay 2012 Update #3

First, two quick tidbits: First Tidbit: Gotta love San Francisco! I mentioned the Castro Street Fair, right? Check this out: Weiner says Put Your Pants On (And yes Weiner is really his name. To find this article I googled “naked weiner castro”)  My favorite line, “He arrived in business clothes, stripped down to his shoes,Continue Reading

Boogie By The Bay 2012 Update #4

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG CLASSIC AND SHOWCASE IN AN HOUR OMG OMG OMG We just finished buffet dinner (comes with your ticket – chicken, cheesecake, pasta with meat marinara, lemon meringue pie, rotelli alfredo, coconut cream pie, steamed veggies, apple pie, romaine and cucumber salad, boston double fudge cream pie) and now I can’tContinue Reading

Boogie By The Bay 2012 Update #5

Quick and dirty update here cause rushing down for JJ finals and JUNIORSS ROUTINES!! Finals posted on the wall at whatever o’clock, throngs of people crowding to see, squealing in excitement or staring in sad silence, Novice Jack and Jill Finalists: Shin Aokie Aaron Williams Edward Maddox matthew Leszeeeneiehski Devin Guiliano David Weise Mike CarringerContinue Reading

Boogie By The Bay 2012 Update #6

Awards! Classic: 1st Ben and Melissa 2nd Ronnie and Brandi 3rd Arjay and Jen 4th Gary and Susan 5th Sean and Courtney Showcase: 1st Benji and Torri 2nd Myles and Tessa 3rd Roystons 4th Ronnie and Laureen 5th Greg and Lemery Young Adult: 1st Josh and Anyssa (first time on the floor!) 2nd Chris andContinue Reading