Wichita Dance Beat went to the 2008 Oklahoma Kansas State Swingdance Competition in Tulsa OKlahoma and made people stand up and take notice that Wichita was there!!!
Places awarded include
Second place: Total club points contest
1st Place Int/Advanced Jack and JIll: Will Carlton and Jeanne Degeyter
2nd Place Int/Advanced Jack and JIll: Stevie Blakely and Don Law
2nd Place Male ProAm Strictly Swing: Will Carlton and Amanda Thompson
3rd Place Male ProAm Strictly Swing Will Carlton and Christie Thomason
1st Place Novice Progressive Ed and Shirley Parks
1st Place Int/Advanced Strictly Swing Will Carlton and Jeanne Degeyter
2nd Place Int/Advanced Strictly Swing Stevie Blakely and Andrew Khouw
2nd Place ProAm Comtemporary Stevie Blakely and Ron Harvell
3rd Place ProAm Comtemporary Will Carlton and Cathy Fieser
First Place Int/Advanced Contemporary Will Carlton and Stevie Blakely
2nd Place Swing Teams Wichita Dance Beat
In addition, the following couple competed:
Ed and Shirley Parks,
Kelly Eslinger and Rena Young
Female Pro-Am Strictly Swing
Jan Grewing and Joe Rohlin , Jan Grewing and Ron Harvell, Stevie Blakely and Kelly Eslinger ,Stevie Blakely and Ed Parks
Male Pro-Am Strictly Swing
Will Carlton and Shirley Parks
Novice Strictly Swing
Ron Harvell and Cathy Fieser ,Joe and Shelley Drassen, Kelly Eslinger and Rena Young,
Joe Rohlin and Lori Robinson
Wichita Dance Beat also shined when the number of judges were presented! A larger number than any other club!!!
Also attending were members Terry Kennedy, Mary Waters, Noel Phillips, Jan and Curt Grewing!
This was an outstanding showing for a brand new club that has been in existence less than 1 year!
Everyone had a great time, lots of dancing, and workshops, and great food! Be sure and join us next year!