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Ballroom Dance 2Spring has sprung and the grass has ris… Have fun with friends while you exercise your body and mind.  Dancing is the ultimate sport in which everyone can participate.  Read Dancing can make you smarter!

Victoria Ballroom Dance Society offers a variety of classes and workshops, from absolute beginner, to bronze, silver and gold level so whatever your age, whether you are new to ballroom, or returning to the dance floor, you will have fun dancing, learning and making new friends.

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New Car Raffle to support Pacifica Ball Competition -

The Victoria Ballroom Dance Society, is having a Raffle Draw for a brand new 2014 Hyundai Accent!!*
$10.00 carxsmTicket Get your tickets at any VBDS event or by contacting Don Bhandar at (250) 480-0022 or donbhandar@gmail.com .  You've got to click the Read More on this one!

 

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  • April 19, 2014
    VBDS Dance
    The dance starts in 6 hours !
    Time: 7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
    Location: Saanich Commonwealth Place, 4636 Elk Lake Dr
    7:15 Jive Workshop
    8:15 - 11:00 Dance
    Please bring a non-breakable glass for refreshments.
    (UVic and NBDS members are asked to please bring their membership cards and join us at our member rates.)

VBDS News….

Spring Class Schedule -

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Our Spring Class Schedule is ready! It is available NOW. On-line Registration for the spring term is open, or you can pick the schedule up at practices or download the Schedule here.

Commodores Big Band Benefit Dance -

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Come out and support the students that train with the VBDS school program. It would be great to see and talk with students who are interested in ballroom dancing and big band music!

Victoria Clubs Closed Competition (VCCC) March 15 -
VBDS Clubs Closed Competitions

VBDS Clubs Closed Competitions

The Victoria Clubs Closed Competition is an informal dance competition for members of Ballroom dance groups in the Victoria area. It is held at one of the regular VBDS dances, on March 15, 2014. The evening consists of general ballroom dancing with usually two half-hour periods of competition in the middle.

For more details see our web site page: Victoria Clubs Closed Competition.

You can download the competition registration application forms under the registration area on that page, as well as view current and past results.

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Take a look what others are wanting to do on a Saturday afternoon!

Vote for your favorite workshop now, who knows maybe you will want to do it some rainy Saturday afternoon!!

 

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admittance tickets are on sale now!. Visit www.PacificaBall.ca and sign up for the PB2014 newsletter.

 

Event Calendar

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Events on April 9, 2014
  • Practice
    Past event-
    Starts: 7:45 pm
    Ends: 10:00 pm
    Location: Cedar Hill Recreation Centre, 3220 Cedar Hill Rd, V8P 3Y3
    Description: Regular practice most Wednesdays at 7:45pm.

    Visitors welcome 2 times; expected to join to come again
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Events on April 10, 2014
  • Pre-Bronze II
    Past event-
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: 8:15 pm
    Location: Les Passmore Centre, 286 Hampton Rd
  • Bronze Standard III
    Past event-
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: 8:15 pm
    Location: Royal Oak Women's Institute
  • Intermediate
    Past event-
    Starts: 8:15 pm
    Ends: 9:30 pm
    Location: Les Passmore Centre, 286 Hampton Rd
  • Bronze Latin III
    Past event-
    Starts: 8:15 pm
    Ends: 9:30 pm
    Location: Royal Oak Women's Institute
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Events on April 11, 2014
  • Practice
    Past event-
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: 9:30 pm
    Location: 286 Hampton Road, Victoria BC, V8Z 1H1
    Description: Regular VBDS practice held most Fridays at Les Passmore centre.

    Visitors welcome 2 times; must join VBDS to come again
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Events on April 13, 2014
  • Pre-Bronze Standard III
    Past event-
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: 8:15 pm
    Location: Cedar Hill Rec Centre
    Description: First class of the spring term.
  • Newcomer Practice
    Past event-
    Starts: 7:15 pm
    Ends: 8:15 pm
    Location: Les Passmore Centre, 286 Hampton Rd.
    Description: Special practice held during the class terms for Newcomer I & Newcomer II students. An instructor is on hand to review steps learned in class.
  • Pre-Bronze Latin III
    Past event-
    Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: 10:00 pm
    Location: Cedar Hill Rec Centre
    Description: First class of the spring term.
  • Newcomer I
    Past event-
    Starts: 8:15 pm
    Ends: 9:30 pm
    Location: Les Passmore Centre, 286 Hampton Rd
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Events on April 14, 2014
  • Silver Standard III
    Past event-
    Starts: 7:15 pm
    Ends: 8:30 pm
    Location: Royal Oak Women's Institute
  • Silver Latin III
    Past event-
    Starts: 8:30 pm
    Ends: 9:45 pm
    Location: Royal Oak Women's Institute
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Events on April 15, 2014
  • Gold Viennese Waltz
    Past event-
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: 8:15 pm
    Location: Cadboro Bay United Church
  • Silver Tango
    Past event-
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: 8:15 pm
    Location: Les Passmore Centre
  • Gold Paso Doble
    Past event-
    Starts: 8:15 pm
    Ends: 9:30 pm
    Location: Cadboro Bay United Church
  • West Coast Swing I
    Past event-
    Starts: 8:15 pm
    Ends: 9:30 pm
    Location: Les Passmore Centre, 286 Hampton Rd
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Events on April 16, 2014
  • Practice
    Past event-
    Starts: 7:45 pm
    Ends: 10:00 pm
    Location: Cedar Hill Recreation Centre, 3220 Cedar Hill Rd, V8P 3Y3
    Description: Regular practice most Wednesdays at 7:45pm.

    Visitors welcome 2 times; expected to join to come again
17
Events on April 17, 2014
  • Pre-Bronze II
    Past event-
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: 8:15 pm
    Location: Les Passmore Centre, 286 Hampton Rd
  • Bronze Standard III
    Past event-
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: 8:15 pm
    Location: Royal Oak Women's Institute
  • Bronze Latin III
    Past event-
    Starts: 8:15 pm
    Ends: 9:30 pm
    Location: Royal Oak Women's Institute
  • Intermediate
    Past event-
    Starts: 8:15 pm
    Ends: 9:30 pm
    Location: Les Passmore Centre, 286 Hampton Rd
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Events on April 18, 2014
  • Practice
    Past event-
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: 9:30 pm
    Location: 286 Hampton Road, Victoria BC, V8Z 1H1
    Description: Regular VBDS practice held most Fridays at Les Passmore centre.

    Visitors welcome 2 times; must join VBDS to come again
  • Swing City
    Past event-
    Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: 12:00 am
    Location: Victoria Edelweiss Club, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Description: West Coast Swing Workshop with John de Pfyffer at 8-9pm
    Dance is at 9-midnight
    Admission is $12 and $10 for students
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Events on April 19, 2014
  • VBDS Dance
    Starts: 7:15 pm
    Ends: 11:00 pm
    Location: Saanich Commonwealth Place, 4636 Elk Lake Dr
    Description: 7:15 Jive Workshop
    8:15 - 11:00 Dance
    Please bring a non-breakable glass for refreshments.
    (UVic and NBDS members are asked to please bring their membership cards and join us at our member rates.)
20
Events on April 20, 2014
  • Pre-Bronze Standard III
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: 8:15 pm
    Location: Cedar Hill Rec Centre
    Description: First class of the spring term.
  • Newcomer Practice
    Starts: 7:15 pm
    Ends: 8:15 pm
    Location: Les Passmore Centre, 286 Hampton Rd.
    Description: Special practice held during the class terms for Newcomer I & Newcomer II students. An instructor is on hand to review steps learned in class.
  • Pre-Bronze Latin III
    Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: 10:00 pm
    Location: Cedar Hill Rec Centre
    Description: First class of the spring term.
  • Newcomer I
    Starts: 8:15 pm
    Ends: 9:30 pm
    Location: Les Passmore Centre, 286 Hampton Rd
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Events on April 21, 2014
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Events on April 22, 2014
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Events on April 23, 2014
  • Practice
    Starts: 7:45 pm
    Ends: 10:00 pm
    Location: Cedar Hill Recreation Centre, 3220 Cedar Hill Rd, V8P 3Y3
    Description: Regular practice most Wednesdays at 7:45pm.

    Visitors welcome 2 times; expected to join to come again
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Events on April 24, 2014
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Events on April 25, 2014
  • Practice
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: 9:30 pm
    Location: 286 Hampton Road, Victoria BC, V8Z 1H1
    Description: Regular VBDS practice held most Fridays at Les Passmore centre.

    Visitors welcome 2 times; must join VBDS to come again
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Events on April 26, 2014
  • Fundraiser Dance for Pacifica Ball
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: 11:00 pm
    Location: Les Passmore Centre 286 Hampton Rd.
    Description: Doors Open: 7:15
    Rumba Workshop: 7:30 - 8:00 with Adam Hanna
    Dance: 8:00 - 11:00 with music from DJ Bob

    ALL TICKETS - $10.00 Available now from Bob, Donna and Brian Evans. See us at practices or contact me to get your tickets in advance.
    I will reserve tables for you and your friends. Contact me to let me know how many seats in your party.

    Donna - 250-383-7075 or email - dancingdragon52@hotmail.com

    All procedes go to the Pacifica Ball May 31/June 1
  • Come Dancing Ballroom Dance
    Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: 10:30 pm
    Location: Cadboro Bay United Church, 2625 Arbutus Rd
    Description: Music by Roman Yue
    $10 at the door
    Info: 250-592-1602
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Events on April 27, 2014
  • Pre-Bronze Standard III
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: 8:15 pm
    Location: Cedar Hill Rec Centre
    Description: First class of the spring term.
  • Newcomer Practice
    Starts: 7:15 pm
    Ends: 8:15 pm
    Location: Les Passmore Centre, 286 Hampton Rd.
    Description: Special practice held during the class terms for Newcomer I & Newcomer II students. An instructor is on hand to review steps learned in class.
  • Pre-Bronze Latin III
    Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: 10:00 pm
    Location: Cedar Hill Rec Centre
    Description: First class of the spring term.
  • Newcomer I
    Starts: 8:15 pm
    Ends: 9:30 pm
    Location: Les Passmore Centre, 286 Hampton Rd
28
Events on April 28, 2014
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Events on April 29, 2014
  • Silver Tango
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: 8:15 pm
    Location: Les Passmore Centre
  • Gold Standard Review - Waltz/Quickstep/Foxtrot/Tango
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: 8:15 pm
    Location: Cadboro Bay United Church
  • Gold Paso Doble
    Starts: 8:15 pm
    Ends: 9:30 pm
    Location: Cadboro Bay United Church
    Description: Last Gold Paso Doble class.
  • West Coast Swing I
    Starts: 8:15 pm
    Ends: 9:30 pm
    Location: Les Passmore Centre, 286 Hampton Rd
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Events on April 30, 2014
  • Practice
    Starts: 7:45 pm
    Ends: 10:00 pm
    Location: Cedar Hill Recreation Centre, 3220 Cedar Hill Rd, V8P 3Y3
    Description: Regular practice most Wednesdays at 7:45pm.

    Visitors welcome 2 times; expected to join to come again
 

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