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 winners: Roger & Denise Underhill
4th Contest: Thursday, Nov. 2nd,8:30 - 9:00 pm
Championship Round: Tuesday December 5th, 8.30pm, Winner chosen by Clap-O-Meter and contestants choose tempo of music, not specific song.
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
Oct. 8...................Fall Ball Party Date...Details Below
*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 FALL BALL & DANCE WORKSHOPS
DATE: Sunday October 8th
LOCATION: Club Midway. 7514 Lee Davis Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 23111
3:00-3:45 pm: Basic Shag lesson,
4:00-4:30 pm: Mary Ann Lambert teaches Line dance lesson
4:45-5:30 pm: Intermediate Shag Lesson
5:30-9:00 pm DJ Gary plays/open floor dancing,
FOOD & BEVERAGES: Calabash Seafood restaurant and bar are open. Club will provide a cake for dessert.
COST: Each person to purchase 5x 50/50 tickets (approved by Midway).
Total $5:00 per person. 50% goes to winner, 50% goes towards Instructors and event costs.
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