Mark your calendars for March 3rd – March 6th for the 2022 FT. WAYNE DANCE FOR ALL CELEBRATION at the beautiful Grand Wayne Convention Center in historic downtown Fort Wayne, IN. The FT WAYNE DANCE FOR ALL is a one-of-a-kind dance event that offers all levels of workshops in LINE DANCE, COUPLES, BALLROOM, and PATTERN PARTNER. Specialty workshops such as T-SHIRT DESIGN & CUTTING, HOW TO CHOREOGRAPH AND WRITE THE STEP SHEET, DANCE FITNESS, NTA, HI-TECH DJing and more are included in your VIP Pass for only $90 (prior to 1/1/2022). Thursday night’s Welcoming Party kicks off the weekend with Friday’s demos and time to register for the “GET FIT AT FT. WAYNE” steps competition.
INVITED STAFF: JO Thompson-Szymanski, JOHN Robinson, JASON Miklic & SOPHY Kdep, WILLIE Brown, JILL Babinec, DEREK Steele, NELSON Clarke, DONNA Caudill, TINA Foster, BRACKEN Heidenreich, KAREN Mudge, BRADLEY Mather, RHODA Lai, MELISSA Culbertson, BEV Carpenter, ALICE Daugherty, MACHELLE Cook-Holloway, TIM Hand, LARRY Harmon, BETTY Moses, AMY Christian, ROB Holley, PAM & EAGLE Lindsey, DEBORAH O’Hara, JANELLE McGhee, ANSWORTH Robinson, TONI Carroll, KELLY Cavallaro and of course JP Potter
CHARITY: The 2022 FT. WAYNE DANCE FOR ALL charity is the LINE DANCE FOUNDATION. The LDF is a charity providing practical and financial support to people who earn their living or part of their living through line dance and find themselves in difficulties, need or distress. Our own Jo Thompson-Szymanski who has personally benefited from this foundation, will be hosting our charity workshop on Saturday morning.
CHOREOGRAPHY: The Ft. Wayne Dance for All hosts the largest choreography exhibition in the USA! It’s known as the perfect “first time” opportunity to give choreography a try! Three divisions are offered: Beginner/Novice; Intermediate/Advanced; Phrased. Cash prizes in each division and for one overall choreographer. Complete choreography rules and details are available on this page.
PASS: The VIP Pass ($90 prior to 1/1/22) includes all workshops, Friday and Saturday night dances, and the Saturday night show. Arrive Thursday for the Welcoming Party ($15 prior to 1/1/22). Don’t forget to sign up for the “Get Fit at Ft. Wayne” steps competition! Several passes are offered: weekend, daily, nightly or spectator.
7 ARROW MEDIA: offers amazing event photos and workshop videos…all ready to take home with you. LIVE STREAM throughout the weekend at www.youtube.com/7arrowmedia. Questions? Contact 7 Arrow Media at email@example.com.
HOTEL INFORMATION: Hilton at the Grand Wayne Center (260-420-1100) – $122 (plus tax & parking) (FTW Code); Courtyard by Marriott (260-490-3629) – $126 (plus tax) (2 Breakfasts and 1 Car Parking); The Hampton Inn & Suites (260) 247-6915 – $126 (plus tax) (includes breakfast.)
CONCESSIONS: The lobby is perfect to take a break and grab a bit to eat at the concession stand, while looking at photo albums from the past 10+ years, find new friends while working on a puzzle, play cards or a game.
For additional information, please contact Jamie Marshall at 615-207-5207 or TheJamieMarshall@att.net.
Grand Wayne Convention Center – 120 W Jefferson Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Jamie & Barney Marshall (615) 207-5207 – TheJamieMarshall@att.net