New Dances

Latest: I’m not updating this Page any more. Results of inventive competitions will now be posted on our main site – click here.

Next Competition: ISTD, Feb 12th 2017. Details here. Winners will be posted below when announced:

Old Time – Bollinger Blues – Duncan & Hannah Trever (Original Music Vince Hill The Importance of Your Love)
Latin – Jive Seventeen – Kay Fairgrieve & Barbara Harvey

Meanwhile, why not have a look at our Dance Feature where we release scripts for a selection of our favourites from the archives on a monthly basis. The Feature Page can be found here.

Previous Competitions:

NCDTA 2017:

Classical – Kelly Sloan & Ellen Harrison – Speedwell Saunter
Modern – Barry Earnshaw & Beverley Murch-Fowkes – Leo Quickstep
Latin – Barry Earnshaw & Beverley Murch-Fowkes – Butterfly Jive

UKA 2016:

Classical – Sandringham Swing – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard
Modern – Highgrove Foxtrot – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard
Latin – Golden Rain Rumba – Ian & Sue Webster
Fun Dance – The Christmas Cracker – Ian & Sue Webster

Ada Unsworth 2016:

Classical – Winter Saunter – John & Anne Rainey
Modern – Coral Bay Waltz – David & Geraldine Roberts
Latin – Kaylee Rumba – Ray Fenton-Storey & Lissia Giles

Blackpool 2016:

Old Time – Taittinger Tango – Duncan & Hannah Trever
Latin – Kelly Sloan & Ellen Harrison – Meadowfield Mambo
Modern – Robert & Louise Aldred – Wisconsin Waltz

10 – 12 entries per section. By comparison, have a look at the entries lists for 1980 here and here – by coincidence a Waltz named after an American city won that year as well (Tennessee Waltz ’80).

ISDC 2016:

Classical – Saunter Moralito – David Howker & Deborah Catlow
Standard – Rockingham Rumba – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard
Latin – Trevi Tango – Graham & Avril Watkins

BDC 2016:

Classical – Elizabethan Waltz – Robert & Louise Aldered Music used here
Latin – San Diego Samba – Robert & Louise Aldred Music used here
Modern – Tia Maria Tango – Duncan & Hannah Trever

IDTA 2016:

Classical – Saunter Samsara – Paul & Caroline Dellar
Modern – Interval Waltz – Graham & Avril Watkins
Latin – Tambora Mambo – Alan & Eunice Lam

BATD 2016:

Old Time: Sunkiss Saunter – John & Anne Rainey
Modern – Wicked Waltz – George & Janet MacDonald
Latin – Redwood Cha-Cha – Ian & Sue Webster

Allied 2016:

Old Time – Greystones Gavotte – Kelly Sloane & Ellen Harrison
Latin – Malbec Rumba – Duncan & Hannah Trever
Modern – Warwick Tango – Stuart Perry and Beverley Howard

Butlins 2016:

Modern – Perigali Waltz – David Howker & Deborah Catlowe
Old Time – Tees Grange Tango – Kelly Sloane & Ellen Harrison
Latin – Chatsworth Jive – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard

Southport 2016:

Classical – Blue Moon Blues – Graham & Avril Watkins
Standard – Windsor Foxtrot – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard
Latin – Kensington Rumba – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard

NATD 2016:

Standard – Champagne Foxtrot – David Howker & Deborah Catlow (danced to Doris Day’s Cheek To Cheek)
Latin – Marlborough Mambo – Stuart Perry & Beverley Howard
Classical – Evening Star Saunter – John & Ann Rainey

ISTD 2016:

Latin – Duncan & Hannah Trever – Caipiroska Cha-Cha-Cha
Modern – Kris Turner & Daniella Trueman – Promise WaltzNCDTA 2016:

Latin – Neil & Lesley Marshall – Rivelin Rumba
Standard – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard – Buckingham Quickstep (now on a stately home theme – a few more wins and they’ll be able to move into one)
Classical – Kelly Sloan & Ellen Harrison – Teesdale Tango

Ada Unsworth 2015:

Latin – Manhattan Mambo – Duncan & Hannah Trever
Classical – Lace Agate Swing – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard (celebrating their 51st win)
Modern – Silver Fir Foxtrot – Ian & Sue Webster (I can’t tell you how much I’m looking forward to doing the fifth Foxtrot of the year)

Blackpool 2015:

Classical – Robert & Louise Aldred – Houston Tango
Latin – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard – Crystal Samba
Latin – Ian & Leah Hardaker – Waltz Amabile

Butlins North 2015:

Modern – Zircon Tango – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard
Latin – Tia Mia Rumba David – Howker & Deborah Catlow
Classical – Sweetheart Gavotte – John & Ann Rainey

This is apparently the last ever Butlins North. Having said that we wait to see if others will run a competition to take it’s place. So this years winners will be making a bit of SD history (for one reason or another).

ISDC 2015:

Classical – Forever Saunter – John & Anne Rainey
Latin – Avatar Cha-Cha-Cha – David Howker & Deborah Catlow
Modern – Rosaline Foxtrot – Stuart Perry & Beverley Howard

BDC 2015:

Old Time – Talahassi Tango – Linda & Lee Dudman
Latin – Emerald Rumba – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard
Modern – Woodsdown Waltz – Ian & Leah Hardaker
Samba – Samba Maracana – Linda & Lee Dudman (the only entry in this section)

IDTA 2015:

Classical – Lola Gavotte – Paul & Caroline Dellar
Modern – Daiquiri Foxtrot – Duncan & Hannah Trever
Latin – Red Ruby Jive – Peter & Yvette Harris

BATD 2015:

Modern – Waterford Waltz – John & Ann Rainey danced to Santa Lucia (Perry Como)
Old Time – Midsummer Saunter – John & Ann Rainey
Latin – Silk Tree Rumba – Ian & Sue Webster

UKA 2015:

Latin – Mango Bossa Nova – Ian & Sue Webster (dance to Jane McDonald’s Blame It On The Bossa Nova)
Ballroom – Royal Sapphire Foxtrot – Beverley Howard & Stuart Perry
Old Time – Serenarta Blues – David Howker & Deborah Catlow (danced to Clarence Henry Frogman’s You’ll Always Hurt The One You Love)

Allied 2015:

Old Time – Tesla Tango – David Howker & Deborah Catlow
Modern – Westlee Waltz – David Howker & Deborah Catlow
Latin – Rumba Allure – Paul & Caroline Dellar

NOB 2015:

Modern – Woodhorn Waltz – Lee Dudman & Linda Dudman
Latin – OJ Cha-Cha-Cha – Lee Dudman & Linda Dudman
Classical – Ypress Centenary Saunter – Martin & Sarah Bird
Entries/Results (link to the Queensland Forum)

NATD 2015:

Latin & American – Jet Stone Jive – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard
Standard – Waltz J’Adore – Paul & Caroline Dellar
Classical – Hattyboo Blues – John & Anne Rainey
Entries/Results: no point in providing as pretty much the same as last time (about 8 entries per section)

Butlins South 2015:

Standard – Jasper Quickstep – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard
Old Time – Honey Saunter – Paul & Caroline Dellar
Latin & American – Wild Cherry Cha-Cha-Cha – Ian & Sue Webster

ISTD 2015:

Old Time – Ashleigh’s Two Step- Kay Fairgrieve & Louise Sampson
Modern – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard – Rainbow Quartz Foxtrot

Northern Counties, 2015:

Old Time – Washington Tango – Neil & Lesley Marshall
Standard – Tango Tyrell – James Hatton
Latin – Star Ruby Rumba – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard

Ada Unsworth Memorial 2014:

Latin – Bowness Cha-Cha-Cha – Neil & Lesley Marshall
Old Time – Selby Swing – Kelly Sloan & Ellen Harrison
Standard – Beryl’s Waltz – John & Ann Rainey

Blackpool 2014:

Classical – Red Spinel Saunter – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard
Latin – Rumba Missouri – Robert & Louise Aldred
Standard – Fantasy Foxtrot – Andrew Davies & Clare Rushby

Butlins North 2014:

Modern – Turquoise Tango – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard
Old Time – Promenade Gavotte – John & Ann Rainey
Latin (including Alternative Rhythms, Fun Dances & Miscellaneous) – Ballentine Bossa Nova – Duncan & Hannah Trever

ISDC 2014:

Standard – Last Waltz – Graham & Avril Watkins (it’s an interesting name !).
Classical – Black Onyx Tango – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard
Latin (including Alternative Rhythms & Fun Dances) – Marwood Mambo – Ellen Harrison & Kelly Sloan

BDC 2014:

Classical – Stonebridge Saunter – Ian & Leah Hardaker
Standard – Xander Quickstep – Neil & Lesley Marshall
Latin – Rumba Gold – Andrew Rhys Davies & Clare Rushby

IDTA 2014:

Classical – Teal Tango – Ellen Harrison & Kelly Sloan
Standard – Angelite Waltz – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard
Latin – Moonbeam Mambo – Peter & Yvette Harris

BATD 2014:

Classical – Saunter Cherise – John & Ann Rainey
Standard – Lacewood Waltz – Ian & Sue Webster
Latin – Rumba Acacia – Ian & Sue Webster

UKA 2014:

Classical – Swinburne Swing – Ellen Harrison & Kelly Sloan
Standard – Phillyrea Foxtrot – Ian & Sue Webster
Latin – Citrine Cha-Cha-Cha – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard

Videos of this year’s winning UKA dances are available on SDUK’s site – click here.

Allied 2014:

Classical – Tango Addict – Paul & Caroline Dellar
Standard – Jade Quickstep – Stuart Perry & Beverley Howard
Latin – Rumba Alliance – David Howker & Deborah Catlow

Southport Easter Festival 2014:

Classical: Saunter Zafira – Lee & Linda Dudman
Standard – Yellowstone Waltz – Robert & Louise Aldred
Latin – Crystal Jive – Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard

Butlins South 2014

Classical – Daisy Saunter – Paul & Caroline Dellar
Standard – Iris Quartz Foxtrot – Stuart Perry & Beverley Howard *
Latin – Saucy Salsa John & Ann Rainey

NATD 2014
Classical – Blue John Swing – Stuart Perry & Beverley Howard
Standard – Eternity Waltz – Paul & Caroline Dellar *
Latin – Rhinestone Rumba – Stuart Perry & Beverley Howard **

ISTD 2014
Latin – Jive Fifty – Yvonne Hall **
Classical – Mississippi Blues – David Howker & Deborah Catlow

NCDTA 2014
Latin – Sunstone Cha-Cha – Stuart Perry & Beverley Howard
Classical – County Gavotte – Neil & Lesley Marshall
Standard – Sapphire Tango – Stuart Perry & Beverley Howard

Dame Edna

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