As of Jan 2, 2007, the Richmond Shag Club began meeting regularly on Tuesdays and Thursdays at our new home, Visions in the Doubletree Hotel by Hilton (formerly the Holiday Inn Select-Koger South), providing free beginner Carolina Shag lessons (Thursdays) throughout the year to the general public and organizing fund-raising events to support Camp Fantastic, a summer camp for children with cancer.
Visitors to our site
since website launch date: 1/8/01
.....For the Dance, the Music, the Friendship and the Fun!
EXTRA ......EXTRA : Need some money? Well, your Richmond Shag Club hears your cries and has got a deal for you!
Two of our members, Sid Strawderman and Jane Renger, have donated $600 for prize money for 4 quarterly shag dance contests + $100 for the championship . The "Shag -to-Brag" contest is open to all club members*
and ends with a dance off of the quarterly winners in December. So polish
up your shag moves and get ready to brag about your dancing.
*restricted to social, newcomer and amateur dancers!
1st Contest: February 7th winners: Larry Herbert & Glenda Harris
2nd Contest: Thursday, May 4th winners: Charles Harward & Judy Petree
3rd Contest: Tuesday, Aug. 1st,8:30 - 9:00 pm
4th Contest: Thursday, Nov. 2nd,8:30 - 9:00 pm
Championship Round: TBD
Through the National FastDance Association (NFA), our club activities are licensed by:
RSC Announces 2017 Shag Jam Schedule at New Venues!
Save the Date LOCATION
July 9...................Independence Golf Club
600 Founders Bridge Blvd, Midlothian, VA 23113
Aug. 13................Club Midway (Calabash Seafood)
*RSC Instructors are encouraged to contact Graham Haddock to sign up to teach one of these special classes. Also, remember that on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays each month from 7:30 - 8:00 pm, the Intermediate class instructors will offer something special after the regular Intermediate class at Visions. Social dancing on Tuesdays and Thursdays will start at 8:00 pm.
RSC Shag Jams have been scheduled for Sunday afternoons at 3 new locations and will take place from 2 - 6 pm. A one hour lesson from 2 - 3 pm will be followed by social shag dancing. Instructors* will be club members willing to share their talents and the lesson content is chosen by the instructors. As instructors are signed up, details will be posted on the
1-day Tickets for Sat only are available for the RSC annual party which will be held August 4 – 5. We will be celebrating the club’s 30th anniversary. Flyers with registration forms are available on the club website www.richmondshagclub.org and at the club desk. A waiting list is now open if you want tickets for the weekend! If you have any questions, you can contact: