First and foremost, CONGRATULATIONS to everyone who participated in tryouts! I was blown away by the hard work, dedication and courage (tryouts can be scary!) shown by each and every one of you on Saturday, it was so much fun to watch and see how much you have all improved since last year. The results are out, so check your inbox if you tried out for emails about your new team placement or mentors.
1) Venmo: username is @UMBDT
2) Check: made out to “Ballroom Dance Team”, give to any board member
3) Cash: give to any board member, be sure to get an email receipt
4) PayPal: friends and family to firstname.lastname@example.org, expect a fee
of ~3% if you haven’t linked your bank account
5) Card: find the team treasurer Clara or president Lizzie, 3% processing fee
And now the schedule…
6-8pm: Standard practice space in the League ballroom – please note we’ll do a practice run for showcases at 7pm
8-10pm: Our second big Welcome Week event! Invite your friends, wear your ballroom apparel, dance with some newcomers and cheer your teammates on as they perform their showcases!
No DTS, come to the welcome week event instead!
9-11pm: Standard practice space in CCRB 3275
No DTS, come to the CCRB instead!
9.30-11.30pm: Open Practice at DTS
9-11pm: Free beginner Hustle and Bachata Lesson! Come learn/brush up on your favorite social dances in preparation for Guys’ and Girls’ night. Location: CCRB 3275
10-12pm: Open Practice at DTS
6-11pm: Open Practice in the League Ballroom!!! Come and practice what you learnt in your first upper level team lesson this week 🙂
4.30-6pm: FINAL Free Newcomer Lesson! Come join us for the last free lesson, taught by Steve and Susan. After this lesson, team membership is required to attend the lessons so be sure to pay dues! Cash, check, card, Venmo, and Paypal are all accepted at any of the lessons this week.
8:00pm – ???: Guys’ and Girls’ Night!!! Join us for the best night of the semester, and welcome our new members. More information, times, and locations will be sent out to our paid email list, so be sure to pay dues by Saturday!!!
Your ballroom team membership comes with a complimentary membership to the ballroom club! The Ballroom Dance Club meets once a week on Sundays and provides a relaxed, social environment to learn ballroom alongside the wider Ann Arbor community. You do not need to be a student to attend. Check their website here for updates on times, locations and their schedule for this week!