San Francisco Balboa Festival 2006
- It's official: the Balboa Battle is on again!
The San Francisco Balboa Festival and Swing Camp is annual and continues on December 1, 2, and 3, in 2006! http://balboabattle.com
Hop on the Balboa Love Trolley! [URL=http://balboabattle.com/registration.htm]
Registration is open- click here to register http://balboabattle.com/registration.htm
Early Bird Discounts: (crazy cheap!)
NOW SAVE $5 (on passes only) if you mail in a check
$40 ends June 1; $50 ends August 31; $55 ends November 24. Door costs may be more!
$85 ends June 1; $100 ends August 31; $120 ends November 24. Door costs may be more!
"NOW Free to youth under 15 (was half off) with adult registration!
Door costs may be more!
Day Passes: (includes workshop day & evening dance)
$70 ends November 24. Door costs may be more!
A'la'cart Dance Tickets now on sale:
ends November 24. Door costs may be more!
3 Nights of bands with fun contests to live music & taster lessons (see below):
-Frisky Frolics, Friday Night Speakeasy Theme!
-Royal Society Jazz Orchestra, at the Official Balboa Holiday Ball, 'Class of 1935' Collegiate Theme Saturday Night on the floating floors of the Kezar Pavilion
-Stompy Jones, Sunday Night Stars & Stripes 1940's Theme!"
2 Day Workshop:
3 Full Bal-Swing Tracks in 2 days
- Beginning - Intermediate - Advanced
-Collegiate Shag - 20s Charleston
-Turkey Trot - Bunny Hug
-Steve and Heidi, 1st 2005 International Bal-Swing Champs
-Zack and Maryse, Canadian Champs
-Joel and Alison, of Balboa Rendezvous Fame
Special and Master Guests:
-Johnathan Bixby, California Swing Hall of Fame Inductee
-Ray Hirsch, Original Jitterbugger
-Dean Raftery, Original Balboa great
-National Balboa Battle tempo dance-til-you-drop-marathon (not just Bal... Last year some Lindy Hoppers came close to winning)
-NorCal Swing Open Championships
including the NorCal Bal Open Championship!
-Balboa Jack and Jill
and new this year
-Nor Cal Swing Troupe Championship
Plus the nationally famous
-Bal-Boy and Bal-Gal same sex comp
"2006 Schedule is UP check it out
Housing, Hotel & Airport info up click here
Registration with 3 choices:
a) Paypal Dance Pass or a'la'cart per evening dances (with or without contests) by Paypal go to swingfestsf.com (for an additional $5 per Pass). Just Paypal sfbalfest@...
b) By mail with check/money order made out to QDBA (print out the form at http://sfbalfest.kintera.org); to 1000 Howard St., Suite 305, SF, Ca 94103. (save $5)
c) For Weekend Pass (including workshops) by checking account, credit card or Paypal go to sfbalfest.kintera.org (for an additional $5 per Pass):
1. Click register here & agree to the liability waiver.
2. Click individual, group, or family registration.
3. Fill out the form by creating a username & password.
Save $5 by mail: Print out the registration form for CHECKS or MONEY ORDERS (address above)."
Contact us at sfbalfest@... or (415) 305-8242!
Check this post or the http://balboabattle.com/ for updates!
Questions: sfbalfest@... or (415) 305-8242Thank you,Burnie