Orange Blossom Dance Festival
June 13 - 15, 2014
Held at the Orlando Airport Marriott (see Hotel tab above) - Marriott Phone Number - 407-851-9000.
Gary McIntyre & Susan Kirklin will be back in 2014 so mark you calendars and get ready for another great Saturday Night Show and workshops!
If you want to view the photos, please use the following link: http://liquidblur.photoshelter.com/gallery-list. They have packages and you can also buy individual.
WOW - What a great turnout! Shawn & I would like to thank all our sponsors, Pros and fellow dancers for coming out and supporting the Orange Blossom Dance Festival. We truly love yall and hope we met your expectations! We value your comments. If you believe there is something we can do better for 2014, please contact us at Donna@OrangeBlossomDance.com.
VIDEO contact: Bobby Caudill - 727-776-7223 email@example.com. They video taped every competitor so please contact them with your division and number and I'm sure they will be able to put together your video!
JANUARY 23, 2013 UPDATE: GARY MCINTYRE AND SUSAN KIRKLIN WILL BE OUR FEATURED PROS THIS YEAR. DON'T MISS THEIR WORKSHOPS AND SATURDAY SHOW PERFORMANCES! Go to www.GarySusanDance.com to learn more about them and schedule your privates while they are here!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
OBDF would like to thank Justin Ferns, Peggy Fisher, Jan Gordon, Sherry Allen & the "Shawn Swaithes Fan Club from Ohio" for their generous sponsorship donations! If you want to be a sponsor please contact Donna at Donna@OrangeBlossomDance.com.
Thank you to our newest sponsors for their generous donations which will help the American Cancer Society tremendously - SATURDAY NIGHT RAFFLE PRIZES GALORE!!!
2008 Star Award Winner - "Favorite North American Event"
What everyone is saying about the Orange Blossom Dance Festival:
Event runs on time!
Plenty of Competition!
Very well organized event!
One of the most fun events!
Plenty of workshops with the best instructors of Swibg & Country
Friday & Saturday Night Ballrooms packed with dancers!
Orlando's vacation options are endless - Vacation Capital USA!
The Orange Blossom Dance and the Orlando, Florida location is the best combination. School is out so bring the family and have a REAL vacation, a great competition and wonderful time with your dance family! Come out and treat yourself to great time!
For Hotel, Registration, Workshops, Schedule, Staff and Contact Information please click on the above links.
- Social Dancing
- WSDC Sanctioned
- Other Dance Comptetions
- Free Scores
- Wayne Bonham Spirit Award
- Contact Information
At the Orange Blossom Dance Festival social dancing RULES! We have some of the best social dancing anywhere in Florida! Come out and dance with your friends. They will all be here! There will always be one ballroom dedicated to social dancing (at night) if the other has a competition going on.
The Orange Blossom Dance Festival is proud to be the first event in Florida that was registered with the World Swing Dance Council. So that means POINTS!
OBDF offers the following divisions:
UCWDC - All Divisions - ProAm, Couples, Line & Team
WSDC - Jack & Jill Swing
Pro-Am Jack & Jill Swing & Two-Step
Pro-Am Swing Spotlight
Pro-Am Swing & Hustle
Strictly Swing & Hustle Couples
You asked for it – You got it! Free Scores! Yes, that’s F R E E – free. I think that explains everything!
As you might know, my father passed away February 1, 2007. He was a wonderful father, the best husband and a true friend to many. He gave a tremendous amount of his time, love and money towards UCWDC and Swing dance events throughout the USA. Each year we will announce our pick to the individual(s) who give above and beyond themselves to the Orange Blossom Dance Festival.
2007 - Lary Yorke
2008 - John & Susan Hoffman
2009 - "Swaithes Family"
2010 - Joe & Vickie Gleason
2011 - Anita Jones
2012 - Muriel Bonham & Anthony Ferrara
2013 - ?
No Video taping is allowed in any ballroom or workshop room. Instructors will be video taping their class material exclusively for our workshop video which you can purchase from Phil Dorroll.
You can purchase the workshop and / or Saturday Show. Competitors, you can purchase your spotlight video as well.
Results 2012 - www.ucwdc.org
2010 Results - Jack & Jill Swing - Click Here, Swing Couples - Click Here, Swing Pro-Am - Click Here, UCWDC Pro-Am - Click Here, UCWDC Couples - Click Here, Line Dance - Click Here, Teams - Click Here
Click Here for 2009 Results
Shawn & Donna
Leo David Steinfeld - January 2013
Leo David Steinfeld - January 2012
If you want to help sponsor, please email us at Donna@OrangeBlossomDance.com. We welcome all types of sponsorship: Cash, Prizes, Hospitality, Etc.