Category Archives: SwingDiego

SwingDiego 2014 Update #9 – SCORESHEET DEBATES!  AND 22 MORE SONGS YOU NEED TO MEMORIZE

SwingDiego 2014 Update #9 – SCORESHEET DEBATES! AND 22 MORE SONGS YOU NEED TO MEMORIZE

Ahhhh, scoresheets. Can’t win with ‘em, can’t win without ‘em. We’ve had a Love/Hate Relationship with scoresheets since they were first invented by Al Gore. More about scoresheets in a minute. But first¬† …¬† Here are 22 more Top Circuit Songs, hot from SwingDiego, to add to your phone playlist! These are songs played forContinue Reading

SwingDiego 2014 Update #8 – 33 HOT SONGS YOU NEED TO KNOW!

SwingDiego 2014 Update #8 – 33 HOT SONGS YOU NEED TO KNOW!

Louis, Louis, what would we do without Louis? Never has there been a DJ who works so hard! His Competition music! His Filler music that makes us sing out loud, dance in our seats, do the wave! His music jokes, the bah-dah-booms, honks, squeaks, razzing, the all-day repartee with Royston on the mic! His all-nightContinue Reading

SwingDiego 2014 Update #7 – 12 THINGS YOU DIDN’T WANT TO KNOW

SwingDiego 2014 Update #7 – 12 THINGS YOU DIDN’T WANT TO KNOW

Wanted to mention a couple of the great Showcase routines we saw this weekend (What a GREAT division this year! Even if Brennar and Crystal couldn’t dance due to sudden illness, hopefully all over by now, ugh, ask them about it) I hope by now you have seen Robert and Nicola’s “Dock of The Bay”Continue Reading

SwingDiego 2014 Update #6 – AWARDS!

SwingDiego 2014 Update #6 – AWARDS!

SWINGDIEGO 2014 RESULTS   JACK AND JILLS MASTERS JJ WINNERS 1ST PLACE Gary Thompson and Jennifer Vaughn Patrick Plagens and Beverly Solazzo John Demenkoff and Glenda Smith Warren Pino and Carrie Lucas Wayne Brodd and Peggy Allen Dan Rowland and Laura Smith-thompson Genieboy Collins and Laurie Shafer Alexander Vlahos and Sherry Shahan Randy Payne andContinue Reading

SwingDiego 2014 Update #5 – FINALS POSTED!

SwingDiego 2014 Update #5 – FINALS POSTED!

JACK AND JILL FINALS! NOVICE FINALISTS! Dan Robinson Fabio Quixada Jacob Marshall Derek Heeran Marc Heidt Kadu Paree Victor Chen Samir Sutshi Brian Sforzo Daniel Romero Karl Olney Fabio Lopes Bruno Teodoro Chuck-hou Yee (alts: Lance Armstrong, Vincent Morard) Luce Pasquini Fernanda Germano Anapaula Lima Allison Carr Larissa Thaiane Aline Cleto Alexis Stroble Anna KurynovaContinue Reading

SwingDiego 2014 Update #4 – CLASSIC FINALS POSTED!

SwingDiego 2014 Update #4 – CLASSIC FINALS POSTED!

SWINGDIEGO 2014 NASDE CLASSIC FINALS 1. Sean and Courtney 2. Gary and Susan 3. PJ and Tashina 4. Ben and Cameo 5. Kris and Rebecca 6. Lee and Fabienne 7. Ronnie and Brandi 8. Clint and Mackenzie 9. Hugo and Stacy 10. Jordan and Tatiana 11. Kyle and Sarah 12. Ben and Jen 10:00 PMContinue Reading

SwingDiego 2014 Update #3 – CLASSIC PRELIMS OFF THE CHIZZY!

SwingDiego 2014 Update #3 – CLASSIC PRELIMS OFF THE CHIZZY!

Just up from Classic Prelims! (they call it “The Classic Qualifier” because I don’t know why.) AUGHGH! INCREDIBLE! Thirteen couples. (If you made top five last year and you’re still dancing with the same partner you don’t have to qualify, you’re automatically in Finals.) 1. Chris and Malena from Rising Star “Macario Leyva” (by MontezContinue Reading

SwingDiego 2014 Update #2 – WATCH FOR FREE!

SwingDiego 2014 Update #2 – WATCH FOR FREE!

Social dancing here – OFF THE CHARTS! Best music we have EVER heard, ever, at any comp, ever. I am in heaven! Even Genieboy is loving the music – that never happens! Everyone we talk to is AMAZED by the music this weekend! That includes comp music too – it’s just WOW! (With the exceptionContinue Reading

SwingDiego Update #1 –  Bladder Issues

SwingDiego Update #1 – Bladder Issues

We made it! We’re here! We survived the dreaded Airport Day. Not without small annoyances, like Genieboy totaling his truck (he’s fine, just stiff) when some kid flying by at 150 mph sent him into the guard rail. And me having to make a connection with only a 30 minute layover. In Atlanta. And noContinue Reading

SwingDiego 2013 – COUNTDOWN 6 DAYS!

SwingDiego is almost here! Our favorite event of the year! Some folks have already arrived … Europeans, Australians, Asians and Americans coming in early to see San Diego! The beach! The gorgeous weather! Getting in before Thursday morning? Want to try golfing? Check out the SwingDiego Annual Golf Scramble 2013 Or maybe you want toContinue Reading