321 Challenge : Lindy Marathon

The first ever Lindy Marathon in Asia .
Be part of Lindy history here in Singapore.

The 321 Challenge awaits fun and energetic Lindy hoppers to dance non stop to swing music for 321 minutes (5 Hours 21 minutes).

The last couple who remains dancing after everyone else has dropped out  is the winner.

Date : 17 November 2010 ( Wednesday)

Time: 15:00

Venue : Love the World Soul Rock and Bistro,
#02-05 Singapore Flyer  , 30 Raffles Avenue , Singapore 039803

COMPETITION RULES:
1. Fixed partner throughout the marathon.

2. Couple to be of opposite sex , but role switch of lead and follow is allowed.

3. 5 mins break every hour.
(for refueling, toilet breaks, change clothes )

4. Re-hydration is allowed throughout the marathon on the dance floor.
helpers will bring plain water to you upon request (raise arm) , but do not leave the dance floor nor come to a complete halt.

5. Any swing dance move will be allowed in the 1st 3 hours : 6 or 8 Count swing, Lindy hop, Charleston,  Solo Jazz, Bal-swing , Shag , WCS, etc.

6. Only Lindy hop, 6 or 8 count swing & Charleston will be allowed in the final 2 hours and 21 minutes.

PRIZES :
1st Prize: Full Pass (excl accommodation) , 1 pass each for winning couple, to
SEA Jam 2011. The 10th Anniversary Edition
Plus LTW gifts . Total Worth more than S$820

2nd Prize: S$240 credits to Jazz Inc lessons/private .
Plus LTW gifts . Total Worth more than S$240

3rd Prize:  Full pass for JUYL Christmas party on 18 Dec at Changi Beach chalet. Plus LTW gifts . Total Worth more than S$50

REGISTRATION :
1 All registration must be made on the Official Registration form and fees be submitted personally to the designated registration personnel during regular social dancing events.
Registration is available during socials at
Jitterbugs (Sun 31/10) , Love the World (Mon 1/11) , and Blu Jaz (Thurs 4/11).
Registration opens 26/10/2010 and closes 5/11/2010 .
Registration fees S$21
(sweets, energy bar, banana, mineral water, isotonic drinks are provided)

2 The Organiser reserves the right to limit and refuse entry.

3 Participants must be 21 years of age (as of 16 Nov 2010) .

4 All participants are responsible for their own safety during the event. All participants must also observe social dance etiquette. The Organiser shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, resulting from injury, whether fatal or otherwise, of any participant or for damages to or loss of any participants’ property.

5 The Organiser reserves the right to cancel, postpone or change the venue, date and time of the event. 50% fee refund if the Event is cancelled.

6 The Organising Committee reserves the right to amend any rules and regulations without prior notice.

7 Failure to observe the Rules and Regulations shall result in disqualification and no refund will be given.

8 The Organiser’s decision shall be final.

9 Number tags will be given out on the event day during registration. Participants are to wear it during the entire period of competition.

10 Once the registration form has been duly processed and registration has closed on 5/11, there will be no refund of fees.

11 The Organiser shall not be liable for any loss, injury, claim or damage suffered or incurred as a result of this event.

12 The Organiser reserves the right to use any photographs, motion picture, recordings, or any other record of this race and of participants for any legitimate purpose, including advertising.

13 Please avoid bringing any valuables to the event as the Organisers will not be responsible for any loss or damage of valuables . There is no secured deposit service.

14 Entrance fees to the event venue is $11.6++ ( for purchase of 2 soft drinks at $5.80) for supporters , visitors and any person other than organisers and dancers competiting in the 321 Challenge.

TIPS AND PREPARATION :
1. Dance to four songs in a row during socials. Take a  1 song break. Repeat the cycle. Be energy efficient in your steps and moves.

2. Get tips from swing masters, marathon runners, or any dance / sport gurus.

3. Forget the above, enjoy the music with your partner and keep dancing. Remember to breathe!

For enquiry : jazzupsg@gmail.com

This competition is brought to you by Jazz Up Your Life (Singapore) .

Supported and Sponsored by :

Jitterbugs Swingapore

Jazz Inc

Special Sponsored by :

Love the World

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This event has ended.

321 challenge : Lindy Marathon official results

Desmond+Pamela – 5:24
Taufan+Deborah – 5:23
Gabriel+May – 5:06
JingYang+HoiKin – 4:13
BoYu+Carine- 3:26
Colin+QingHui – 3:00
YiHeng+ChingShan – 2:28

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