2013 USA Dance Nationals - LA

Discussion in 'Ballroom Dance' started by Dancebug, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. Joe

    Joe Well-Known Member

    Where are you seeing succeeding rounds?
     
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  2. Bailamosdance

    Bailamosdance Well-Known Member

    Is it ok to have a semi with 15 couples? Is that right, in champ?
     
  3. Joe

    Joe Well-Known Member

    It's a little unusual, but fortunately for you, you don't have to worry about it!
     
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  4. syncopationator

    syncopationator Active Member

    prechamp smooth is a 15 couple QF while champ smooth is a 15 couple SF. is that correct?
     
  5. Bailamosdance

    Bailamosdance Well-Known Member

    Yes. Wy is that?
     
  6. jerseydancer

    jerseydancer Active Member

    Sunday 9:31 PM S2 Standard Champ 1/4 final, following by semi at 10:15PM, no heats between (9:31 is kind of funny, could it be 9:30:))
     
  7. JudeMorrigan

    JudeMorrigan Well-Known Member

    Assuming that quarter final will be broken up into two groups, 44 minutes still seems like a long gap between the two heats. I would assume there's a break for awards and/or general dancing built in there, which would make the lack of intervening heats seem a bit less odd.
     
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  8. Mr 4 styles

    Mr 4 styles Well-Known Member

    I bet you are right Jude
     
  9. Mr 4 styles

    Mr 4 styles Well-Known Member

    its official larinda is judging nationals

    as her pic is now up there

    very pretty pic btw:D
     
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  10. SDsalsaguy

    SDsalsaguy Administrator Staff Member

    :)
     
  11. Mr 4 styles

    Mr 4 styles Well-Known Member

    Howdy SD

    I wasnt nervous about nationals this year at all

    prepped ready to go for three weeks now...
    hard work with the mrs and my smooth pro paying off..

    UNTILLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL
    LARINDA is judging:eek:.... I have so much respect for her from her posting in here and what my east coast friends have said about her, those that have worked with her,

    now im skeeered:confused: afraid ill grin like an idiot at her as I dance by:D
     
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  12. Dancebug

    Dancebug Well-Known Member

    So what kind of street clothes should I pack for national? It seems that it will be around 70 and cloudy in LA next weekend. I forgot what it feels like in 70 because the area I live is still very cold.
     
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  13. Mr 4 styles

    Mr 4 styles Well-Known Member

    short skirt ,stiletto heels, plungin..



    oops wrong board:eek:

    day session comfortable top and jeans sweater in case the room is cold or for evenings

    night short dress ,stille...


    oops wrong one again:oops:

    for watching in evening.. skirt and top or dress

    tennies for walking in day
     
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  14. ChaChaMama

    ChaChaMama Well-Known Member

    Did everyone get the message about live streaming? YAY!

    Now friends and relatives of competitors can see the competition...plus those of who can't make it this year due to circumstances of various kinds.


    March 29, 2013


    To: USA Dance Chapter & National Officials


    GREAT NEWS! - Live streaming of USA Dance National DanceSport Championships will be available on our national website www.usadance.org.

    Please pass the word to all members to let them know about this exciting first for USA Dance. Add information to your website and facebook pages, email members - let's get the word out.

    Angela Prince
    Director Public Relations
    USA Dance Inc.


    LIVE FROM LA!

    The USA DANCE 2013 NATIONAL DANCESPORT CHAMPIONSHIPS IN LOS ANGELES
    WILL BE LIVE STREAMED DURING THE EVENING SESSIONS
    on Friday, April 5, Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7,
    7 pm until midnight
    These live sessions will be "open to the world" and FREE!


    Connect NOW to our NEW LIVESTREAM CHANNEL by first going to the USA Dance website homepage www.usadance.org; watch the new 2013 Nationals video promotions and Championship Division re-runs from prior Nationals; THEN.....at 7 pm PT or 10 pm ET any of the three nights click on the channel link to WATCH LIVE.

    And if you miss any of these amazing performances, you can watch the re-runs of all three nights next day or any day throughout the month of April.



    OUR THANKS to Paradigm Digital-DVD for making this LIVESTREAM happen.

    Additionally, the USA Dance 2013 Nationals Channel will also available on YouTube.

    PLEASE SHARE THIS GREAT NEWS WITH ALL DANCERS EVERYWHERE!
     
  15. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    That is awesome. Where do you go to watch? usadance.org?
     
  16. Daphna

    Daphna Active Member

    Yep, the link is on the home page
     
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  17. Joe

    Joe Well-Known Member

    Normally a 1/4 will take 20 minutes to run. Then you gotta have 20 minutes between the end of the 1/4 and the beginning of the semi. So 9:31 + 20 min takes you to 9:51. 9:51 + 20 min takes you to 10:11. So 10:15 is not an unreasonable time to expect the 1/2.
     
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  18. smidra86

    smidra86 Active Member

    I'm super excited for the Livestream!!! :) And for Larinda judging. And for the warmth of LA.
     
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  19. jerseydancer

    jerseydancer Active Member

    I am slightly concerned when I do not see any heats, or just one heat between the events, so far our experience at some NQE was not so good. Our heats ended up back to back, hopefully, because these ones are the heats from the same event it should not happen, so it will be the violation to have less than 20 min between, right?
     
  20. 3wishes

    3wishes Well-Known Member

    FYI, even with the marine layer weather burning off by 10a.m., the weather has been FABULOUS! Hope it holds out for all of you out-of-towners.:)
     

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