The schedule and other information is posted for the "Louisiana Country Dance Hayride", is the Second stop of the ACDA 2016 season which will be April 22 -24. On line Registration is now live. For more information contact Ray Michiels - Event Director. They are looking forward to another great Hayride event for the 2016 and would very much like for you to be a part of us. The “American Country Dance Association” goal is to be as fair, fun, and affordable as possible.
They will be offering Competition in All ACDA Divisions. Couples, Pro/Am, Pro/Pro and Line Dance. They will be having a Friday night CTST competition which has been added this year.
PLEASE NOTE: Country and Western Registration Closes Wednesday April 20th at 5 pm.
Current Hay RideCompetitor List
“What’s New for 2016”
The 2016 Rules are being reformatted and will be posted ASAP, prior to the Texas Hoe-Down.
The new rules for 2016 are:
1. Spotlight Showcase: Spotlight Pro-Am/Spotlight Pro-Pro shall be gender driven with male and female divisions, judged by placements rather than medals. The Spotlights will be a single dance or medley of dances choreographed to the music of the competitors choice. Spotlight Pro-Am is limited to Intermediate and above. Music will be 2 ½ - 4 minutes, with more than 50% of the music choice must be country music.
2. Competitors may now dance up one level, as long as they do not compete for overall.
Example: Newcomer to Novice, Novice to Intermediate, etc.
3. In Pro-Pro, only the competing Pro is judged, not the partnership.
Clarification: All Pro’s must meet their respective dress codes!
NEW Event for 2016
Southern Soiree' Dance Challenge
June 17 - 19, 2016
Lynae Jacob & David Anderson - Event Directors
phone: (228) 762-0304
Cut off times for registration for our "country competitions" entries will Still be at 5 p.m. the Wednesday before the event, swing registrations will be accepted after this date.
Judge license process description and application Click Here.