Swing Fling offers a special welcome program just for first time attendees, to introduce you to new friends, answer your questions, and support you and your dancing as you join the fun of a weekend west coast swing event. The Newcomer Welcome Program includes tailored workshops and a social track with specialized attention to your needs at your very first convention weekend with us. Swing Fling is a huge party where everyone is welcome!


Here’s what you should do for your first time at Swing Fling:


Reserve a hotel room at the Hyatt Regency in the group block.

Register for a weekend “EZpass,” and enroll yourself in the “Newcomer Welcome Program. Consider adding a contest if that seems fun! “Newcomer Jack & Jill” or “Newcomer/Novice ProAm Jack & Jill” are popular choices. You don’t need a partner for either of these contests.

Join the main Swing Fling group on Facebook to ask questions or find roommates.

RSVP to Swing Fling 2022.

Join the Swing Fling Newcomer group to ask a question or just say hi! 

Entry into the popular main ballrooms for ALL contests and pro shows, AND four nights of all-night social dancing are all included in your weekend EZpass. Contest and workshop schedules will be available soon. 

Our Newcomer Welcome Program is designed to give you what you need to have fun & feel connected on your first time with us.
We include:
“Newcomer” seating area in the main ballroom for all shows & social dancing.
A welcoming team of experienced mentors ready to meet you, dance with you, and answer your questions all weekend long
Small group open dancing and “meet & greet” social opportunities
A cohort of other friendly event first-timers who can’t wait to meet you and have fun all weekend together!

We want YOU to have a great time! – Kay & Dave