Novice Invitational Rules

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WSDC rules and points determine eligibility for Jack & Jill competitions. Petitions need to be directed to the Chief Judge by 5 pm on Friday for Friday contests and Saturday by 10:00 am for Saturday J&J contests.

The petition form can be downloaded from the World Swing Dance Council website.

Download petition form

A few items to remember:

  • All entrants are required to purchase a weekend ticket and must be included or have verification of purchase.
  • All competitors must attend the mandatory roll call before their division.


Check your WSDC points for correct level placement before signing up for the Jack & Jill competitions.  Competitors’ WSDC points will be checked by Novice Invitational for correct level placement for the Jack & Jill divisions. Petitions should be directed to the Head Judge by 11 am on Saturday or to the event directors at the time of registration. All decisions by the Head Judge will be final.