Umeå Westie Weekend

Welcome to Umeå Westie Weekend 2023!

Dates: 20 January – 22 January 2023
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 sign up for Umeå Westie Weekend at


  • Emeline Rochefeuille & Jakub Jakoubek
  • Hanna Ojanaho & Ibirocay Alsén (Regueira)
  • Caroline Bejstam & Steve Hunt


All workshops and socials are at Umeå Folkets Hus.


Early Bird (sold out)1200 SEK (40 passes)
Regular Bird1400 SEK


Level 2
For those who know 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 danced for less than 2 years.

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 courses (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 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.