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Pro Am 'Follow'


£26 per couple plus admission.

Number of places available in this category: 20 couples



This competition is open to couplings comprising of a dance professional and a non-dance professional (an amateur). Therefore the AM is the follow.  The Dance Professional and the Amateur will be judged as a couple.


Competition Rules

  • This category is open to partnerships consisting of a dance professional lead and a follow amateur dancer.

  •  Couples will dance to music chosen by the organisers. This could include anything from the 40's to present day.

  • All judging will be by a points system. Dancers are encouraged to dance to the end of their heat. Qualifying dancers will be asked back to the next round.

  • Judges decisions are final.

  • Points will be awarded for style, musical interpretation, innovation, synchronisation of dancers, quality of dancing as well as the variety and complexity of moves.

  • Judges will NOT award points for dress and presentation. This category will be judges simply on the quality of the dancing as described above and entrants are requested to dress simply.

  • 1 Baby Airstep move per track will be permitted plus drops, leans. NO Major Airstep or Inverted moves are permitted (Please see definitions in the FAQ sub section). 

  • The lead and follow aspect of the dance must clearly be demonstrated.

  • The dance must be recognisable as  Ceroc (Dances such as Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, 50s style Rock 'n' Roll, Ballroom Jive etc are not Ceroc and therefore are not permitted).

  • Dance Teachers/professionals are allowed to enter this section.

  • Competitor couples or partnerships from the Intermediate & Advanced Freestyle Trophy sections are not permitted to enter this section.

  • A maximum of 20 couples will be able to compete in this section.

  • CSW reserves the right to change the programme and competition if necessary without consultation.

  • The event will be recorded by film, video and photograph; these may be used for Ceroc promotional purposes without any obligation.

  • The organisers accept no responsibility for loss or injury to persons or possessions in relation to this event.

  • There will be no refund for entrants who pull out of this category either before or during the event.

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