Sophisticated Plus Fixed Partners

£30 per couple plus Event Passes.

1st Trophy + £120 – Trophies for 2nd and 3rd places.

Open to amateurs only.

Teachers/professional dancers are not eligible to enter. Entry level for Sophisticated Plus age 50+. Competitors are on their honour but must be prepared and able to produce proof of age if required to do so by the organiser.

These are freestyle dance categories. Couples will dance to music selected by the organiser. Airsteps are not permitted. A move where both feet leave the floor is permissible provided that one foot remains below the waist level of your partner. "The waist level is the waist level whatever position you adopt". A minimum of 70% is to be recognisable as modern jive. In general the judges will be looking for the flow of the dance and the connection between the partners in tune with the music. Music selected by the organisers.

A minimum number of 6 Leaders and 6 followers required, a lesser number may be allowed at the organisers discretion.

Competitors will be judged in accordance with the internationally recognised Relative Placement scoring method