Other Details (All Thrills, No Frills, and especially No English)

Dancing: This is high-energy contradancing: fast, some complex, little or no walkthrough, no workshops (not suitable for beginners). Hard-core contra. See the basic dance schedule below.

Housing: This is an in-city dance weekend. We will do our best to find housing for out of town guests. If you need housing, you can indicate your needs on the registration form. If you can provide housing for any out of town guests, please indicate this on the registration form or contact us directly.

If you attended Dancing Fool previously and stayed with someone, and enjoyed who you stayed with, you can contact them directly to see about staying there again this year.

For hotel information see the Location Details / Hotels link

Food: Meals are not provided. Bring your own snacks. There is water available, but please bring a water bottle. Many good restaurants are near the dance hall and we will be taking a dinner break on Saturday.

Other: Fragrances: For the comfort and health of everyone please do not wear fragrances to Dancing Fool. This includes perfume, aftershave, scented hair or skin products, etc.

Contact: If you need to contact us: email:

Dance Schedule:

Friday: Evening contradance 7:30 - 11:30pm. (Registration starts at 7:00pm)

Saturday: Waltzing to live music 10:00am to 10:30 am; Contradance all day starting at 10:30am through evening dance until 11:30pm (there will be a break for dinner from 4:30 to 7:30). No workshops -- just great dancing. 

Sunday: Waltzing to live music 10:00am to 10:30 am;Contradance 10:30am - 2:30pm.

(The above is a general schedule indicating the dance times. A more detailed schedule will be provided at the event indicating times of specific bands and callers.)

Important Note: Full-weekend pre-registration only: no partial tickets, no tickets at the door.

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