April 28 to May 1, 2016
Hartford, Ct.
Hilton Hartford


Ken Mercik Event Director

Contact Info: (860) 559-6179 email: ken@djkenm.com

Mario & Stephanie Robau Jr. Instructors/Judges

Angel Figueroa Head Judge/Instructor

Mary Ann Nunez Judge/Instructor

John Lindo Judge/Instructor/DJ

Jessica Cox Judge/Instructor

John Festa Judge/Instructor/DJ

  • Saturday Night Bluses & Soul Room w/John (Blues)

Reisa Alexander Instructor/DJ

  • Reisa will be teaching, hosting, and DJing the Hustle Room Saturday Night

Bill Cameron Judge/Instructor/MC

Arjay Centeno Judge/Instructor

Other Instructors & Staff: Erik & Anna Novoa, Anne Fleming, Neil Klein, Angelique Early, and more TBA...

DJ's: Anthony De Rosa, John Festa, Andre Russo, Tommy Gee, Joni Fraser, and more TBA…

We are proud members of the AANCE Tour

See flyers for pricing

An event with NO EVENING COMPETITIONS - just social dancing. No waiting until Midnight or 1:00AM for the party to start.

Event Highlights

  • Thursday Night Kick-Off Workshop and Party with Mario and Stephanie Robau
  • No Evening Competitions – Social Dancing All Night
  • Main Ballroom open till 4am (or so)
  • Friday and Saturday Night Hustle Room 9:30-Midnight (or so)
  • Friday and Saturday Night All Request Room
  • Friday Night Instructors Jam
  • Lots of Social Dancing, Lots of Workshops & a Little Bit of Competition
  • 4 Workshop Rooms
  • Social dancing between all workshops. Practice and retain what you just learned
  • Beginner/Novice, Intermediate & Advanced Workshops
  • WCS Competitions-
    • Jack 'N' Jill - Novice, Intermediate, Open
    • Strictly Swing - Novice, Intermediate & Open
    • Jill 'n Jack, Strictly Swing Format, Open, Fun Competition but will be judged (Female Leaders/Male Followers)
  • Beginner/Novice Track suitable for Beginner/Novice Dancers, those learning opposite part. For Instructors and dancers considering becoming instructors
  • Don’t miss any workshops – Video Notebook Available with all Workshops & Competitions
  • Cash Prize for Winners in each competition … to be determined after competition registration closes. The more that enter, the bigger the cash prize (see website for complete info and rules).