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Dancin Newz - June

Dancin Newz - June

June Issue - 2015

Dancin' Newz is provided as a courtesy to the entire dance community. Anyone is welcome to submit info regarding a special, one-time event. Email:
Deadline is the 25th of each month.
USA Dance Phoenix Chapter

Hello, Dancers!

Our Next Chapter Dance is
Saturday, July 18, 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.

(Doors open at 6:30)

Location: Fatcat Ballroom
3131 E. Thunderbird Road, Suite 33
Phoenix, AZ 85032

Lesson and instructor will be announced in the July Dancin' Newz.
Performances, light refreshments, mixers, and dance hosts.

Click here to join USA Dance - Phoenix Chapter ##4033

Southern AZ USA Dance Chapter ##4017 Presents:
The Margo Sexton Memorial Amateur Dancers Scholarship

This scholarship is in honor of Margo Sexton who was an active, long time USA Dance supporter, wonderful dancer, and worthy competitor.

The six-dance Scholarships will be danced during the 2015 Cactus Classic. Amateur/Amateur only, no pro/am. Dances: Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Rumba, and East Coast Swing. This is a 6 dance scholarship event. 1st($200.00), 2nd ($150.00) and 3rd ($125.00) place winners will be awarded cash prizes for each of the three categories of dancers – Bronze, Silver and Gold.
Dates: June 12-13, 2015
Price: Total maximum entry fee for the Margo Sexton Amateur Scholarship is $125.00 per couple.

  • Entry fee per amateur couple for the scholarship event is $75.00.
  • Admission fee is $50.00 per couple ($25.00 per person) unless the couple is already participating in the Cactus Classic.

Entry forms and fees must be received by the Shall We Dance dance studio by May 15, 2015 to be guaranteed that rate.

Cactus Classic, c/o Shall We Dance

4101 East Grant Road, Tucson, AZ 85712

Contact Shall We Dance via email (, by phone 520-327-7895 or stop by the studio with your entry information.

Location: El Conquistador Resort, 10000 North Oracle Road, Tucson, 85704
Contact: Shall We Dance 520-327-7895
Cactus Classic website --

2015 Black Tie Event
Save the Date

Saturday, October 24, 2015
To be held again at IronOaks at Oakwood Country Club,
Sun Lakes, Arizona

Tickets will go on sale at our July dance!

Upcoming Dance Opportunities

Note: The following events are NOT USA Dance affiliated. For info on regularly occurring dance events, see "Ballroom at a Glance" on our website.

Dance Through The Ages - Paragon's Summer Showcase

Presented by Radomir Pashev and Gergana Slavova.

Date: Saturday, June 6
Time: Doors open at 6 pm, Show starts at 7 pm

Open Dancing until Midnight

Refreshments will be provided

Price: Front Row VIP Table: $20

Second Row VIP Table: $15

Reserved Guest Admission: $12

Standing Room Guest Admission: $10

Tickets at the door: General Admission (Standing Room Only): $15
Students with an ID: $5 discount

Location: Paragon Dance Center
931 E. Elliot Rd., Tempe, AZ 85284

Contact: Gergana Slavova 480-560-7045

July 4th Phoenix Swing Convention
Presented by the Greater Phoenix Swing Dance Club
Competitions, social dances, workshops and more.

Dates: July 1 - 5
Location: Camelback Inn and Spa
See website for details:

In addition to the special events and one-time events listed in the Dancin' Newz check the websites below for studios that hold dances and classes that are open to the general public: