Christchurch Modern Jive Championships

Friday - DAY 1: Welcome Party and Showcases

The biggest Modern Jive dance party in the South Island awaits you at one of the top dance party locations in Australasia. The prestigious Hornby Working Mens Club social hall is spacious and has warm inviting feel that everybody loves.

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).

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.

Food and Drink

The following is available:

  • Licensed bar so that's no BYO or out you go!
  • Super yummy finger food buffet from around 9 p.m. (ps this really good stuff!)

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
8:50Jack n Jill Heats 1 & 2
9:10Social Dancing
9:20Jack n Jill Heats 3 & 4
9:30Jack n Jill Final & Presentation
9:40Social Dancing
Champs Party