This is the main day of the Christchurch Modern Jive Champs. There will be dancers who have never competed before who'll be going out onto the floor for the first time and there'll be seasoned competitors looking to perform their best and perhaps take away one of our unique trophies.

At a glance:

  • Doors open 8:30 am
  • Competitor briefing at 9 am
  • Competition starts at 9:30 am
  • Dinner break 6pm - 7:30 pm
  • Finals finish by 9:30 pm
  • Prize giving at 9:45 pm
  • Dancing until midnight

Everyone can stay at the venue for the duration of the day, over dinner we play a laid back mix of music that has been a hit over the years to allow people to dance with anyone around in the comfortable surroundings of the venue.

Saturday Competitors

The following competition categories are taking place on Saturday:

Competitor Tickets

Early bird discount of 10% if you PAY before Friday, 31 Jan 2020 11:59 PM.

Your competitor ticket gives you entry to both Saturday and Sunday, so even if you are only competing on Saturday you can still come to the venue on Sunday.

No. of CategoriesCost
1 or 2$55.00
3 or 4$75.00
5 or 6$95.00
7 or more$115.00

Teams and Showcases each count as a category.

Saturday Spectators

The Christchurch Champs are one of the highlights of the Modern Jive calendar. In the past, judges from other dance styles have been blown away by the friendly and supportive atmosphere.

Friends, family, whanau are all welcome to attend as spectators. There is social dancing throughout the day between competition events.

  • Spectators will be issued with a wrist band.
  • Seating is unreserved but please allow some sharing of chairs as we expect many competitors and spectators.

Spectator Tickets

Tickets are available on the door (EFTPOS available - sorry no credit cards).

  • Your ticket is valid for the whole day.
  • Cost: $10.00

Saturday Programme

The first event on Saturday will start at 9:30 am and we advise competitors to be ready at least 30 minutes before your first event.

There will be opportunities for social dancing throughout the day.