Portland Swing Dance Club

BridgeTown Swing

September 21-24, 2017

Enjoy 4 days of dancing, competitions, and workshops in the Pacific Northwest!
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Hilton Vancouver Washington
301 West 6th Street
Vancouver, WA 98660
$121 BTS Special (double occupancy) until August 31, 2017.
Reserve your room before the price goes up!

Comfort Inn & Suites is a nearby option too


We are working hard on the complete 2017 schedule and will post it as soon as possible (possibly late August). See the tentative outline of the proposed schedule.




Forrest Hanson



Angei Kostoff

Chief Judge

Jim Minty

Featured Judge

Trudy Thatcher


Dan Krieger from Step Right Solutions


Full weekend pass required for all competitors. Contest registration will be available at the event and online starting on Friday 9/22.
Download the 2017 Competition Rules.

Jack and Jill ($20)

Strictly Swing ($30)


Weekend Passes

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.


Refund Policy

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

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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.

Contact Us

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

BridgeTown Swing is sponsored by the Portland Swing Dance Club and therefore does not have event directors. The PSDC Board of Directors selects a separate committee to run BridgeTown Swing.

The BTS 2017 Committee Members are as follows:

  • Richard Greco
  • Carla Titus
  • Jennie Beyerl
  • Chris Jones
  • Michelle Dumas
  • Charles Thomas
  • Karen Greco
  • Bob Smith
  • Carlie Dumanon
  • Nomer Dumanon

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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