Ever wonder who the West Coast Swing Council is? The West Coast Swing Council is really called the World Swing Dance Council, a governing body that tracks the points of West Coast Swing dancers. Here is an overview of what the World Swing Dance Council does:
Fosters communications between geographical locations and all generations for all types and all styles of Swing, including the West Coast Swing dance.
Spreads appreciation for swing dancing styles from the past and the present.
Promotes the growth and proliferation of ALL Swing Dancing to the general public around the globe.
Provides an Information Clearing House for Dancers, Swing Dance Clubs, Promoters, Organizers, Teachers, Judges, Competitors, and all interested parties.
Maintains a Competitors Registry showing placements from all Major Events, with points accumulated for each competitor.
Maintains a DJ Registry and an Instructors Registry with individuals that are members of the WSDC in good standing.
Coordinates and maintains a National Events Calendar listing of dates and locations that allows for better planning for both organizers and those who plan to participate.
Sponsors the National Swing Dance Hall of Fame honoring those with long-time contributions and accomplishments to the swing dance community and industry.
If you are competing at West Coast Swing dance events, or any type of Swing Dance events, chances are high that your competition points are registered with the World Swing Dance Council. To check the points of yourself, your friends, or your dance instructors, click this link and type in their names.
Being a member of the World Swing Dance Council is a terrific benefit if you are a West Coast Swing dance instructor, a West Coast Swing Dance music professional or DJ, or an event promoter for West Coast Swing events. If you are interested in learning how to become a member so you can stay abreast of all Swing Dance events, click this link to access the membership form.
The West Coast Swing Dance Company is owned by Jennifer Filzen and Rene Arreola. They are dedicated West Coast Swing dancers who are passionate about social dancing, learning about this ever-evolving dance and teaching others what they've learned. West Coast Swing dancers on the Monterey Peninsula and the nearby surrounding coastal areas are some of the friendliest people you will meet. If you are ever in our neck of the woods, please reach out to us. We'd LOVE to dance with you!