Saturday 15th July 2023
Reigate Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1SG
Doors open 9am for registration
Competitions from 10am til 7pm
Freestyle Party from 8pm til midnight
Numerous categories to choose from at different levels.
Competitions include categories suitable for those dancers with or without a regular dance partner.
About the Championships
The International Open Modern Jive Championship is an open modern jive dance competition for everyone on the modern jive scene with categories suitable for all levels of dancers. Although it has been running for 12 years, this year will be it's 10th Anniversary (2 years closed for Covid) and has been a popular competition since it started.
Whether you compete, freestyle, spectate or are just there to soak up the atmosphere and cheer on your friends, you’re guaranteed to have a fantastic time!
Changes to JiveChamps 2023
For this year's Jive Champs, we have decided to trial a couple of new categories which are Intermediate Smooth and Advance/Open Smooth.
We are also going to trial splitting the ProAm category into 3 sections which will be as follows 'Dance with a Star' will remain the same and be judged as a couple along with
'ProAm Leaders' and 'ProAm Followers' where by only the leader or follower will be judged accordingly.
We are delighted to welcome some of the most respected Teachers/Organisers on the modern jive scene to our fabulous judging panel.
Our 2023 esteemed Judging Panel are:
Nigel Anderson & Nina Daines
and welcoming back "Phendy" aka
Phil & Wendy Greenhall
...and of course the day would't be complete without our MC - The lovely (but gobby) Hev Mate!!
About your hosts - Kerrin & Luci
Evening Freestyle &
Our Finals are all completed by 7pm, giving you a break of one hour, to grab some food and get ready for the evening freestyle.
The evening freestyle is open to everyone - so if you can't make it to the competition during the day, why not join us and the BEST dancers in the country to party the night away!
The evening party runs from 8pm to midnight, with a break at 8.30pm for the Results & Prize Giving.