Category Archives: Liberty

Liberty 2014 Update #10 – PRO-AM SCORESHEETS

Liberty 2014 Update #10 – PRO-AM SCORESHEETS

WCS Novice Follower Pro Am Jack and Jill – Liberty Swing 2014 Follower Prelims Callbacks – 49 contestants Bib Name Blake Hobby Melissa Rutz Jessica Cox 1 26 Maria Enaboifo Y Y Y 2 254 SOK HUI TAY Y Y Y 3 391 Sayaka Suzaki Y Y Y 4 454 Liz Stepansky Y Y YContinue Reading

Liberty 2014 Update #9 – SCORESHEETS! ROUTINES!

Liberty 2014 Update #9 – SCORESHEETS! ROUTINES!

  WCS Showcase – Liberty Swing 2014 Finals 4 leader entries and 4 follower entries Placement Bib Couple Blake Hobby John Festa Jessica Cox Phil LaMothe Melissa Rutz 1 1 Benji Schwimmer & Torri Smith 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 Rome Slater & Chevy Slater 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 PhilippeContinue Reading

Liberty 2014 Update #8 – SCORESHEETS! Strictlys!

Liberty 2014 Update #8 – SCORESHEETS! Strictlys!

WCS Novice Strictly Swing – Liberty Swing 2014 Finals 28 leader entries and 30 follower entries Placement Bib Couple Jessica Cox Arjay Centeno Demetre Soulioutes Erik Novoa Nicola Royston 1 233 Samir Zutshi & Jennifer Ferreria 2 1 1 2 1 2 281 Julien Cantineau & Barbara Oliva Lanza 1 6 2 1 4 3Continue Reading

Liberty 2014 Update #7 – SCORESHEETS!  Jack And Jills

Liberty 2014 Update #7 – SCORESHEETS! Jack And Jills

WCS Newcomer Jack and Jill – Liberty Swing 2014 Finals 33 leader entries and 47 follower entries Placement Bib Couple Phil LaMothe Melissa Rutz Arjay Centeno Erik Novoa Nicola Royston 1 127 Thierry Bernard & Myat Nyunt 2 1 1 2 2 2 145 Joseph Miller & Genevieve Gillespie 4 10 9 1 1 3Continue Reading

Liberty 2014 Update #6 – More Scores …

Liberty 2014 Update #6 – More Scores …

CORRECTION!   Team Placements were backwards in the last update. (So weird. Why would I do that? Is there such a thing as “upside-down” dyslexia?) The correct placements for Teams is: 1ST PLACE Capital Swing 2nd DC Rollplay 3rd Concrete Jungle 4th DC Swing   INVITATIONAL JACK AND JILL 1ST PLACE  Kyle & Tatiana 2  MaximeContinue Reading

Liberty 2014 Update #5 – AWARDS!

NEWCOMER JACK AND JILL 1ST PLACE Thierry Bernard and Myat Nyunt 2  Joseph Miller and Genevieve Gillespie 3  Jennifer Hammock and Kathryn Moody 4  Pauline Harris and Marian Stokes 5  Bridget Fischer and Gitanjali Patel 6  Marcus Roth and Helen Chao 7  Sebastien Draux and Matt Eddy 8  Moises Guerrero and Ashley Johnson 9  StuartContinue Reading

Liberty 2014 Update #4 – Routines!

Liberty 2014 Update #4 – Routines!

At this moment we are having an hour of “Shortest Private Ever” – $5 for a 2-minute private with any of the pros on staff here this weekend. It’s a fundraiser for the charity “One Flap Down”   plus being a lot of fun as well as a lot of expert advice gathered in one ballroom.Continue Reading

Liberty 2014 Update #3 – BACK TO THE 60′S

Liberty 2014 Update #3 – BACK TO THE 60′S

Our dance community is sometimes very wonderful. Wish you could have seen the way an entire ballroom responded to a crisis with grace, cooperation, leadership, kindness, calm, and most of all love and kindness. What could easily have been a panic/hysteria/confusion moment was instead a moment where you got a glimpse of people at theirContinue Reading

Liberty 2014 Update #2 – SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Liberty 2014 Update #2 – SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

If you were watching the live stream last night you saw Robert Royston fall during his and Nicola’s Showcase routine. Not fall, really. He actually melted down to the floor, in slo-mo, with breathtaking timing, technique, and teamwork. It was scary. He’s fine, don’t worry. It’s a pulled groin muscle. Ballroom was cleared, paramedics strappedContinue Reading

Liberty 2014 Update #1 – WATCH LIVE ALL WEEKEND!

Liberty 2014 Update #1 – WATCH LIVE ALL WEEKEND!

Grrrrreat energy here so far! Last night’s most excellent Kickoff Dance in the downstairs ballroom – packed!  When we left at 2am we passed another 50 excited dancers just heading in to start their all-nighter. I’ve dissed this downstairs ballroom other years but you know what? Last night was SO fun I forgot to noticeContinue Reading