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Dance Swag for Sale – Dallas Dance Festival Leather Garment Bag


Dallas Dance Festival Leather Garment Bag

I’m De-cluttering my life.

And I’m getting rid of all the “Dance Swag” from the events I’ve attended which have been sitting in my closet collecting dust… …asking $35

WILLING TO NEGOTIATE ON PRICE – MAKE ME AN OFFER!!!

This is one in an ongoing series of posts over the next couple weeks; all this things are “prizes” or “souvenirs” or “participant gifts” given to the competitors at various dance events.

Leather Garment BagDallas Dance Festival is the largest UCWDC event outside of Worlds.  It is often referred to as the “Dress Rehearsal for Worlds”

Collectible Souvenir Garment Bag
Dallas Dance Festival (Dallas, Texas)
an UCWDC event — (United Country Western Dance Council)

  • Exterior shell is 100% leather
  • Patchwork of various leather pieces of different grains and textures
  • Lining is smooth nylon
  • Zipper pulls are stainless steel with a satin finish
  • 23″ wide at the widest point
  • 23″ long when folded
  • 46″ long when opened
  • 4″ deep when folded
  • 2″ deep when opened
  • Handles are smooth vinyl on the outside
  • Handles are textured rubber on the inside for a secure grip
  • The zippers are very good quality – open and close smoothly
  • Metal hook inside of bag allowing hanging up inside of the hotel room

Never used – in pristine condition

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Dance Swag for Sale – Christmas in Dixie Garment Bag / Costume Bag


Christmas in Dixie Garment Bag / Costume Bag

I’m De-cluttering my life.

And I’m getting rid of all the “Dance Swag” from the events I’ve attended which have been sitting in my closet collecting dust… …asking $20

WILLING TO NEGOTIATE ON PRICE – MAKE ME AN OFFER!!!

This is one in an ongoing series of posts over the next couple weeks; all this things are “prizes” or “souvenirs” or “participant gifts” given to the competitors at various dance events.

Christmas in Dixie Garment BagCollectible Souvenir Garment Bag
Christmas in Dixie
an UCWDC event: United Country Western Dance Council

  • Black Nylon
  • Exterior has the touch and feel of canvas
  • Interior lining is smooth and silky
  • Five zippered pockets
  • 1 large zippered pocket on the outside
  • 4 medium sized zippered pockets on the inside
  • Zippers work smoothly.
  • Two sturdy handles
  • Large hook with chain to allow the bag to be hung on a door or in a hotel closet
  • 3″ deep when closed
  • 23″ wide
  • 20″ long when closed
  • 40″ long when opened
  • Reinforced edges

Never used – in pristine condition

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Dance Swag for Sale – Dallas Dance Festival Clock


Dallas Dance Festival Clock

I’m De-cluttering my life.

And I’m getting rid of all the “Dance Swag” from the events I’ve attended which have been sitting in my closet collecting dust… …asking $5

Close up of the Logo and Event Name

Close up of the Logo and Event Name

WILLING TO NEGOTIATE ON PRICE – MAKE ME AN OFFER!!!

This is one in an ongoing series of posts over the next couple weeks; all this things are “prizes” or

“souvenirs” or “participant” gifts given to the competitors at various dance events.

Dallas Dance Festival is the largest UCWDC event outside of Worlds.  It is often referred to as the “Dress Rehearsal for Worlds”

Collectible Souvenir Analog Clock
Dallas Dance Festival (Dallas, Texas)
An UCWDC Event — United Country Western Dance Council

  • Silver finish
  • Modern clock face design
  • Clock has a “Second” hand
  • Runs on one AA Battery (not included)
  • Quartz Analog
  • Embossed with the logo and name of the Dallas Dance Festival
  • 5″ wide
  • 4.75″ tall
  • 1.5″ deep
  • The circular clock face sits on two pins which allow it to be adjusted to any angle 360 degree rotation.
  • Clock weighs 8 oz

Never used – in pristine condition

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The ProAm and Couples Competitor’s “Secret Weapon”


Line dancing makes you a better overall dancer!

Shhhhh!  Don’t tell anyone!

If you are…

  • …a Couples or ProAm competitor who wants an “edge”
  • …a Social Dancer who wants to improve their skills on the dance floor,

Then you should consider Line Dance Competition!

Here’s the deal:

Introduction to Line Dance Competition

No, you don’t have to be local to the Fort Worth / Denton / Dallas metroplex.

If you are in a distant part of the world from me we can do the lesson via Skype and I’ll send you a video of the “line dance teach.”

What are you waiting for? — Line Dancing is FUN!

What? Not convinced yet?

OK, if you need more reasons, let me share. *grin*

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Putting “Getting Fit and Healthy” into Perspective


An interesting comment at Worlds, sparks some deep thought and a very long blog post…

Backdrop on the stage at Worlds 2013While I was at the World Championships of Country Western Dance, I pretty much cornered anyone who would listen to me for more than 60 seconds and regaled them with my “plans for the coming year.”

Side note:  for those of you who want me to get to the point without my usual “Tony Ramblings”  *ahem*  Today’s topic is:

“trying to come up with an analogy that accurately encompasses the magnitude of someone’s effort to ‘get fit and healthy'”

Tigger bouncingBut saying it that concisely just sounds way to scholarly for my taste.  And it is Borrrring!  And way *not fun* and way “too brief”, so back to the ramblings of Tony’s Brain as I set up the picture for you.  🙂

So, at Worlds, I “trapped” lots of people and forced them to watch me make like Tigger as I bounced around in excitement and effused about my plans for the coming year!

Just in case you don’t know who Tigger is watch this video:

This enforced captivity on the part of my listeners at Worlds usually started off with the innocent and alluring sounding statement

“Did you hear my good news?  I won a spot on the US DanceSport Team!  China here I come!  then…

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