Umeå Westie Weekend

Welcome to Umeå Westie Weekend 2020!

Dates: 31 January – 2 February 2020
Place: Umeå Folkets Hus

We’re looking forward to a weekend full of workshops and social dancing with you and our international instructors.


You can register through our registration system at
The registration for party passes will open on Friday, 10 January at noon.


Our teachers for 2020 are

  • Emeline Rochefeuille
  • Jakub Jakoubek
  • Matilda Tuomela
  • Xi Dünnhoff
  • Hanna Ojanaho
  • Ibirocay Regueira


All workshops and socials are at Umeå Folkets Hus.

Comfort Hotel Winn is right across the street from Umeå Folkets Hus. If you use the discount code SWING for booking rooms, you can get single rooms for 650 SEK per night, and double rooms for 750 SEK per night, including breakfast. You can contact the hotel by mail at or via phone number +46 90 71 11 27.


Early Bird (sold out)1000 SEK(the first 50 passes)
Regular Bird1200 SEK 
Party Pass
500 SEK


Level 2
For those who knows the basics in West Coast Swing.
You should know the basic 6 count and 8 count patterns: sugar push, under arm turn, left side pass, sugar tuck, and whip. This level is suitable for those who have taken at least a beginner course and preferably an intermediate course before. 

Level 3
For those who have been dancing regularly for at least two years.
You should feel confident dancing on the social floor and changing between patterns is not a problem for you. This level is suitable for those who have taken at least one or more intermediate course (fortsättningskurs). 

Level 4
This is a level for those who have been dancing for a longer time.
You should have danced WCS for at least 3 years, have 10 points in the Novice division according to WSDC ranking, or have equivalent knowledge in case you don’t compete.

Level 5
This level is for the most experienced dancers who want to be challenged.
You should compete in the Intermediate division according to WSDC ranking to take this level. In case you don’t compete, you can enter this level through auditions.