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San Francisco Balboa Festival 2006

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  • Timothy Shiu
    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!
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 24, 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
      Dance Pass

      $40 ends June 1; $50 ends August 31; $55 ends November 24. Door costs may be more!
      Workshop Pass
      $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:
      $18 Friday
      $24 Saturday
      $18 Sunday
      ends November 24. Door costs may be more!
      Work-study available!

      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
      Taster Tracks
      -Collegiate Shag - 20s Charleston
      SF Dances
      -Turkey Trot - Bunny Hug

      Champions Instructors:
      -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

      Fun Contests:
      -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
      -Partner Charleston
      -Lindy Hop
      -Collegiate Shag
      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)."


      Thank you!
      Contact us at sfbalfest@... or (415) 305-8242!

      Check this post or the http://balboabattle.com/ for updates!
      Questions: sfbalfest@... or (415) 305-8242


      Thank you,
      Burnie
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