Welcome to the Texas Line Dance Jamboree Website. The 2015 Texas Line Dance Jamboree will be October 9-10, 2015, in San Antonio, Texas. Bea Imken and Lissa Bengtson are hosts for this year’s Jamboree.
- On Friday, open dance and the Pre-Jam Party will be at the International Folk Culture Center located at Our Lady of the Lake University, 411 SW 24th St., San Antonio 78207 from 3:00-10:00PM.
- On Saturday, the Jamboree will be at Cowboys Dancehall from 9:00AM-4:00PM… Doors will open at 8:00AM Saturday for same day registration if necessary, and the DJ will play music from 8:00AM to 5:30PM. Yee Haw!
Exciting news! Among our excellent vendors at the Jamboree will be John Robinson, Mr. Showcase himself, and Chris John! Besides being excellent dancers, they create dance-related jewelry, t-shirts and other accessories, and also offer John’s line dance DVDs. Both gentlemen were in Wimberley on Sept 8 for an outstanding workshop. You won’t want to miss this great time.
If you’re an instructor who volunteered as a dance leader, check this list for Dance Leaders.
Friday at International Folk Culture Center. Open dance and the Pre-Jam Party will be at the International Folk Culture Center on the campus of Our Lady Of The Lake University. Many dancers are familiar with its great “sprung” dance floor. The IFCC is about a 25 minute drive from Cowboys Dancehall about 3 miles from downtown San Antonio. The campus is the safest in town and easy to find from major highways. Check the newsletter links for info on how to get to the campus.
Saturday at Cowboys Dancehall. Cowboys claims to be the largest honky tonk dance hall in Texas… and it certainly looks as if it may be. Y’all know we make ‘em big in Texas! This is a new location for the Jamboree, and it looks as if it will be a lot of fun. Cowboys is easy to find. Check Lissa’s newsletters for maps and driving directions. The address is 3030 NE Interstate 410 Loop, San Antonio 78218, 210-646-9378. Doors open at 8:00 AM Saturday. Music begins about 9:30 AM and will continue until 5:30 PM. Note… room temperature at Cowboys is about 65 degrees which is great for dancing, but if you’re not dancing, you might want to bring a sweater.
This is Cowboys Dancehall on the inside during a Zumbathon in May, 2015. 700 dancers were reported in attendance, so there’s plenty of room. They have an outstanding sound system and large Jumbotron screens which allows everyone to see the stage regardless of where they are. Lighting for the Jam will be bright, not disco… no strobe or flashing lights. For more details, check Lissa’s newsletters for June, August, and September.
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