Christchurch Modern Jive Championships

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One of the biggest Modern Jive dance parties in Australasia awaits you in the heart of New Zealand's second largest city. The venue is centrally located and part of the YMCA.

  • Large dance floor.
  • Tables and casual seating.
  • Licensed bar.

Party Tickets

Party tickets are $20.00. If you have already paid your name will be on the door, just get checked in at the front desk otherwise entry is $20 (EFTPOS available but sorry no credit cards).

Early bird discount of 10% if you pay before Friday, 30 Nov 2018 11:59 p.m..

Dance Etiquette

Christchurch dancers are known to be very friendly and welcoming. We encourage everybody, including visitors to accept an invitation to dance. If you don't want to answer yes to everyone, make sure you are the one who is doing all the asking!

Read more about dance etiquette in our Coffee Time section.

Friday Competition Categories

The following competition category is taking place on the Friday night:

See below for timetable. Music for participating Showcases need to be with us at least one week beforehand.

Friday Night Programme

Here's how Friday night is shaping up. The Judges' Jack n Jill competition is a chance for members of the audience to play the role of judge - dancers can put their names down to judge by 8:30pm.

TimeWhat's Happening
7pmDoors Open
7:30Party Starts
8:50Judges' Jack n Jill Heats 1 & 2
9:00Showcases
 Judges' Jack n Jill Heats 3 & 4
 Judges' Jack n Jill Final & Presentation
 Social Dancing
11pmFinish
Champs Party