Friday night party starts at 7pm with Swaps and Steals kicking off at 9.20pm. Saturday doors open at 8.20am and competitors briefing at 9am. There will be a dinner break at 6.20pm, and the finals programme will start at 8pm. View the full programme below.
X Factor moves for this competition are shown in the video.
Competition Registrations: CLOSED
You can still register for an existing teams event
Workshop Registrations: CLOSED
You can still register for workshops, the Friday party, and Saturday spectators
iDance Party - 7.00pm - Social dance party, and Swaps n Steals heats.
Competition - 8.20am - iDance Wellington Modern Jive Dance Championships.
Workshops by top modern jive dancers. Held between 9.45am and 2.30pm
Freestyle / Levels 1-4
DWAS / Levels 1-4
Showcases / Levels 2-4
Open Freestyle (Aerials) / Levels 3-4
Beginners Teams / Levels 1-2
Open Teams / Levels 1-4
Battle of the Sexes
X-Factor (aka Ceroc-X)
Swaps n Steals
All fun events are open to levels 1-4.
Swaps n Steals is currently scheduled for Friday night.
9.45am - 10.45am
Brazilian Zouk Introduction
Ondine and Jason will be teaching a Brazilian Zouk Introduction workshop. They are teachers at Brazilian Beatz in Christchurch, and have just gotten back from a Congress in America. Don't miss out on this awesome opportunity to learn some of the basics of this 'up and coming' dance style!
11.00am - 12.00pm
Working with your partner to make sure they have an awesome dance, you have an awesome dance, and everyone goes home eggcited!
12.15pm - 1.15pm
Presence and Flair
Ladies: From when, where, and how to use your arms, to the different types of positions for slow and fast beats. Guys: Know how to best frame the lady, and ensure all the hits are captured. The many different types of body shaping and options for body positions and when use of body rolls can be included. Transform walking through moves to a sashay from one lead to the next.
1.30pm - 2.30pm
From the Ground Up
Looking at foundational general dance technique and how it is useful / essential in modern jive.
Both the Friday Night iDance Party and the competition on Saturday will be held at:
The Indian Cultual Centre
48 Kemp Street
The Sunday workshops will be held at:
Te Whaea National Dance and Drama Centre
11 Hutchison Road