Portland Swing Dance Club

BridgeTown Swing

September 27-30, 2018

Enjoy 4 days of dancing, competitions, and workshops in the Pacific Northwest!
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See you Sept. 27-30, 2018! Some info below is from 2017 – we are updating everything as soon as we can!

Event Features


Hilton Vancouver Washington

301 West 6th Street
Vancouver, WA 98660

$129 BTS Special (double occupancy)


Hilton guests:

  • Limited parking available in the basement garage (check in first)
  • Self parking $18.00 per night
  • Valet $23.00 per night

Other options – full details here:

  • Paid parking at the Park ‘n Go on the NE corner of 6th and Columbia (Lot #18, see rates in above link)
  • Street parking – FREE after 6pm on weekdays and all day Sat/Sun

Local Food & Drink

Vancouver USA’s Show Your Badge (Wristband) Program – attendee discounts at local retailers

2017 Schedule

Event Schedule – 2018 should be similar

2017 Schedule Outline

2018 Staff

To be posted soon!

Featured Instructors

  • Myles Munroe & Tessa Cunningham-Munroe
  • Ben Mchenry & Cameo Cross
  • Glenn Ball & Kellese Key
  • Tony Schubert & Larisa Tingle Schubert
  • John Piper
  • Janelle Guido
  • Delancey Von Langendoerfer
  • Nick King
  • Doug Silton


Forrest Hanson

Featured DJs

  • Larisa Tingle Schubert
  • Koichi Tsunoda
  • Chris Jones


Angei Kostoff

Chief Judge

Jim Minty

Featured Judge

Trudy Thatcher


Dan Krieger from Step Right Solutions

2017 Contests

Full weekend pass required for all competitors. Contest registration will be available at the event and online starting on Friday of the event. We will accept cash, check, and PayPal on site.
Download the 2017 Competition Rules.

Jack and Jill ($20; All American is $10)

Strictly Swing ($30 per couple)

2018 Registration

Weekend Passes – Registration to open in the spring

Weekend passes include all social dancing and workshops from Thursday through Sunday! (All competitors must have a full weekend pass.)

Day and Evening Passes

Day and evening passes will be sold on-site only.


BTS uses an assigned table seating system.

Video Passes

Video passes will be available on site at the registration desk for $10. BTS 2017 Video Pass & Policy FAQ

Registration Desk Hours

Please see the Schedule.


Refund/Transfer Policy

If you are unable to attend BTS, passes are not refundable, but they are transferable. If you transfer/sell your pass, you must contact Charles Thomas with the name of the new holder of the seat so that our records will be correct.

Buy Tickets

Online Mail-in Registration

Registration questions or issues, please contact Charles Thomas.


BridgeTown Swing is run by volunteers! Volunteers who provide at least 10 hours of event staff assistance earn a free weekend pass. Some positions require pass reimbursement after the event. If you would love to volunteer at the event, contact the BTS volunteer coordinator.

*All 2017 volunteer positions are full.*

Contact Us

BridgeTown Swing is sponsored by the Portland Swing Dance Club and organized by a PSDC-appointed committee. If you have any questions about BTS, please email us or message us on Facebook.

BridgeTown Swing
Portland Swing Dance Club
World Swing Dance Council
National FastDance Association
Through the National FastDancde Assn., this event is licensed by ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC


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