Social dancing at Worlds is the most outstanding dance experience you’ll find anywhere. The party begins every night by 9 PM in the UC Corral and the Blues Café!

Swing & Country Ballroom

The Swing & Country Ballroom will feature a mix of traditional and popular country tunes in the early evening. As the night goes on, West Coast Swing will take over the mix into the late night and early morning, but our DJ’s will take requests for all styles all night. No matter what music is playing, you’ll have the opportunity to dance with friends from around the world!

Line Dance Lobby

In the Line Dance Lobby, DJs will play the best of the past and present. Our dedicated Line Dance DJs will take your requests into the early morning hours. The Line Dance Lobby is located in front of the Junior Ballroom (large ballroom to the left of the Awards window).

Jack & Jill Contests

For our social competitors, we offer Two Step and West Coast Swing Jack & Jill contests. Both contests will be held Friday night, January 7th.  Worlds is a Country Two Step Tour (CTST) and World Swing Dance Council (WSDC) member event, which means any points earned at Worlds will count toward graduation within those organizations. Register online or when you arrive at Worlds. You don’t have to be a prior member of CTST or WSDC to participate.

ProAm Hustle and Swing Contests

ProAm Hustle and Swing contests will be held Sunday, January 9.  Find your favorite partner and register online or when you arrive at Worlds. You don’t have to be a UCWDC member to participate in this non-sanctioned competition.

Line Dance Choreography

Line dancers with a passion for creating new dances are invited to introduce their artistry at Worlds! Bring your creations to Worlds and test your new dances against other choreographers from all over the world!

Show Time (Cabaret)

Anything goes in this division, and it doesn’t have to be Country!

Contest Rules and Entry Requirements

If you’re interested in participating in any of these social dance contests, please review the contest rules.

Online registration is recommended!

Kickoff Party

On Sunday night, January 2, we start the week with a night of social dancing in the UC Corral. The music is a celebration of Country, Line, and Swing. Keep an eye out for the Sheriffs! There will be a variety of hosts during the week!

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. If you are sick or have recently been exposed to someone who is sick, please do not attend the event. Registrant information will be retained should there be a need for communication as a part of contact tracing. In the case of confirmed exposure, you should be prepared to quarantine for the time period determined by your local health authorities. See for more information.