Midland Swing Open is a World Swing Dance Council, West Coast Swing competition event. 4 Nights social dancing and 3 days workshops with Champion dancers from across the world. Come and join the fun at MSO.
Divisions we offer at MSO…
WSDC Jack & Jill - Novice, Intermediate, Advanced, Allstar/Champion
Other J&J divisions - Sophisticated J&J
Strictly Swing – Novice, Open
Routine Divisions - Classic, Showcase, Rising Star Tour, ProAm Female & ProAm Male
Competition entry for all divisions are at event event registration. If you need a Strictly Partner then feel free to post at our Facebook group. YOU MUST HAVE A WEEKEND PASS TO ENTER INTO ANY DIVISION
Check out the rules for 2018 – MSO18Rules
NEW for 2018!! Rising Star Tour (RST) Division
Midland Swing Open joins the Rising Star Tour offering a global platform for the next generation of Classic & Showcase dancers. This is a combined division which supports competitors to accumulate points across an annual tour. Creating a highlighted platform for dancers to gain experience and grow within their routine dancing.
Check out the 2018 Rising Star Tour Rules for further information and see the requirements for the division.
Masters Jack & Jill division is proudly sponsored by West Co's
Pauline Dickson and her team at West Co's are sponsoring the Trophies and Cash prize fund for our Masters J&J division at MSO 10th Anniversary. We are so glad to have support in our ambition to build a Masters competitive community in the UK.
We hope that this idea will be offered by all UK events and there may even be tour for Masters dancers in the UK in 2019.
Advanced/Allstar/Routine division Promotion
We offer those competing in WSDC Advanced, Rising Star, Classic or Showcase a discounted pass of only £50. This offer does not extend to ProAm students. Allstars attend free of charge.
Remember to have fun
Come and compete and you’ll feel how supportive and encouraging we are. Competing can be stressful at the best of times and we hope that you’ll find no better space within which you can express yourself freely.
Check out our Blog…
Our blog has at least one article dedicated to Competition and tips to get the most out of it.