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Ben, Maxence, Michael, Arjay, Jennifer, Malia, Virginie, Katrina & DJ Victor

World Class West Coast Swing Champions

Raw Connection is proud to present an epic weekend of West Coast Swing with some of the World's leading WCS Champions. Ben Morris, Maxence Martin, Michael Kielbasa, Arjay Centeno, Jennifer Deluca, Malia San Nicolas, Virginie Grondin & Katrina Branson will be teaching, judging and performing in a brand new venue on the sunny Gold Coast.These guys are incredible dancers, awesome teachers and inspiring performers so don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to learn from and dance with six of the world's best.

We are also very excited to be bringing back to Australia, 2012 Swing Hall of Fame DJ, Victor Loveira. Victor is a multi award winning DJ and is widely recognized as one of the best WCS DJ's in the world! Victor's music was a highlight of Swingsation 2013 so come along and jam out to Victor's competition and social tunes.

Watch them dance on YouTube!


Weekend Outline


Thursday, 15th May - Sunday, 18th May 2014


Outrigger Resort & Hotel Surfers Paradise
22 View Avenue, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, QLD


All inclusive weekend pass $365 or only $335 if paid before 31st October 2013

Tickets on sale from 1st August 2013


SPECIAL OFFER: All inclusive weekend pass $300
If you attended Swingsation 2013 on a weekend pass and pay before 31st October 2013

SPECIAL OFFER: International weekend pass $235
If you live overseas and register and pay before 31st October 2013. Offer is limited to the first 30 guys and 30 girls to register and pay.

Workshop spaces are limited to the first 110 guys and 110 girls who have registered and paid.

Pre-Swingsation Dance Party at the Outrigger on Thursday Night.

The weekend will include:
  • 14 hours of WCS workshops
  • 3 Dance Parties
  • Over 25 hours of Social Dancing
  • Performances by the Pros
  • Jack & Jill, Strictly Swing and Classic Competitions
  • WSDC Points for all Jack & Jill Competitions
  • AANCE Qualifying Event for Novice & Intermediate Competitions
  • Limited private lessons available on request

Suggested Acommodation

The new event venue, Outrigger Surfers Paradise is a 4.5 star Resort located in the heart of Surfers Paradise. It has a 24 hour reception, Day Spa, swimming pool, tennis court, gymnasium and is a short walk from the beach, shops, restaurants and clubs.

Special Swingsation 2014 Rates are available through the Resort:

City View Twin Room
$135 per room per night

Ocean View King Room
$155 per room per night

To book a room at the discounted Swingsation rate, click here for the customised bookings page.

Take advantage of the discounted Swingsation room rates between Thursday the 9th of May and Saturday the 25nd of May. Relax on the beach, enjoy the Resort or take in the the sights of the Gold Coast. If you would like to experience Movie World, Sea World, Wet 'n' Wild or the Australian Outback Spectacular, contact us for a 20% discount voucher.

Transport Options

The venue is located approximately 30 minutes drive from the Gold Coast Airport. Transport options from the Gold Coast Airport to the Outrigger Resort include :

$19 one way or $37 return

$20 each way

$20 each way

Approximately $10 into the heart of Surfers Paradise

Questions? Call +61 (0) 410 441 689 or email