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Lindy Bout XIV registration

April 16, 2020 to April 19, 2020

We're really excited that you're coming to Lindy Bout XIV!

The Event Pass provides admission to all Lindy Bout events, including four nights and three days of dancing. In order to compete, you must hold an Event Pass. Dance-Only Passes, which provide admission to the evening dances only (Thursday-Sunday), will go on sale on March 16.

Remember, only ONE dancer needs to register and pay for couple and team matches.  

And, please register using the name that you would like to be called during the event. If you are in any matches, the emcee will use the name listed in your registration.

If you've already registered and would like to register for more matches, please contact lindybout@vernacularjazzdancesociety.ca. If you have questions about housing, please contact housing@vernacularjazzdancesociety.ca.

Full details are on the Lindy Bout XIV website; if you have any questions, please contact the organizers at lindybout@vernacularjazzdancesociety.ca

Primary Role Select either role or both.
Housing Request
Housing Hosts AND Guests: earlybird/nightowl?
Bare-Knuckle Bout $30 (Advanced Strictly) This pays for 2 dancers—please include your partner's name below.
Uppercut Bout $30 (Open Strictly) This pays for 2 dancers—please include your partner's name below.
Featherweight $30 (Medium-Tempo Strictly) This pays for 2 dancers—please include your partner's name below.
Haymaker Partner Draw
Knockdown Partner Draw
Barnburner Partner Draw
Interregional Partner Draw
Solo(ish) Jazz
All That Jazz
Short & Sweet Couples $30 Pays for 2 dancers—please include partner's name below.
Short & Sweet
Mapleweight $100 (Team Battle) Please include City/Province/Territory/Region represented by your team
Subscribe to our Email List We would like to send you occasional updates after the event is over. Is this okay?
Are you at 19 or older?
I would like to pay with

By registering for Lindy Bout XIV, I agree to the Attendee’s Waiver and the Code of Conduct, where:

  • I agree to acknowledge and assume all risk of participation
  • I agree to indemnify and release of liability Lindy Bout, its organizers and staff
  • I agree to allow myself to be photographed and recorded
  • I agree to follow Lindy Bout’s rules and policies
  • I agree to follow Lindy Bout’s Code of Conduct

Acknowledgement and assumption of risk: I acknowledge that I am aware of the nature of dancing and that there is an element of personal risk, damage or serious injury in these activities and willingly agree to assume the responsibility for these risks as a condition of participating in this event.

Indemnification and release: I, the undersigned participant, on behalf of myself, my heirs, legatees and assigns, agree to indemnify, save and hold harmless The British Columbia Vernacular Jazz Dance Society, its directors, and any of its agents, representatives, employees or assigns for my health, safety and any injury and/or disability arising out of or resulting from this event.

Photography: In this section, Lindy Bout means British Columbia Vernacular Jazz Dance Society, and any of its staff, volunteers, assigned parties, photographers, or videographers.

I grant Lindy Bout permission to: (1) Take photographs and video of me during Lindy Bout XIV (April 16-19, 2020) at Performance Works in Vancouver, BC; and (2) Reproduce images bearing my likeness in any media without compensation, including on a publicly-accessible online gallery.

Copyright of these photographs and video are retained by their creators and I acknowledge that I am granted the following rights for the use of photographs or video taken at Lindy Bout XIV: (1) Personal, non-commercial use; (2) Personal promotional use provided that I am one of the main subjects in the photograph or video and where I have received permission from other individuals identifiable in the photograph or video.

I acknowledge that any other use of these photographs or video requires the permission of the photographer or videographer who created them.

I also acknowledge that the event may be attended by news agencies and I consent to being photographed or videotaped by them for the purpose of appearing in any form of physical or electronic news media without any compensation.

Refund Policy: Lindy Bout XIV Event Passes and Dance-Only Passes are not refundable.

You can transfer your Event Pass to someone else for Lindy Bout XIV until April 6, 2020. Also, Event Passes may be credited to the next year, but cannot later credited to a future year (i.e. if you buy a pass and decide not to attend Lindy Bout XIV, you can transfer your pass to next year and attend Lindy Bout XV, but you cannot later ask to transfer your pass to Lindy Bout XVI). 

You can transfer your Dance-Only Pass to someone else for Lindy Bout XIV, but Dance-Only Passes cannot be transferred to Lindy Bout XV.

Match fees are non-transferable. Match fees are refundable until March 5, 2020. Starting March 6, Match fees are non-refundable.

All requests for Event Pass and Dance-Only Pass transfers must be received by April 6, 2020.

Payment: Your registration is not confirmed until we receive payment.  If you are paying by cheque, we must receive your cheque within two weeks of your registration, and no later than Monday, April 6, 2020.

Code of Conduct: All participants are expected to read and follow the Lindy Bout Code of Conduct: https://lindybout.ca/attend/code-of-conduct/.

You will receive an email confirming your registration and another when your payment is processed. Your registration number will be your "electronic ticket" (No physical ticket will be issued.)