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8th Annual Dance Championship
"Bringing Back the Spirit of Dance"

Hustle USA Dance Championship is a perfect example of how business, culture and community can come together in a festive atmosphere to celebrate the joy of dance! At its 8th year this event is the first Hustle Competition established in the United States. This year's gathering promises to be a landmark event with the addition of new cash awards for excellence, honorary tributes, special gift pack giveaways from sponsoring organizations, as well as broadcast and print media coverage.

Plus Hustle USA is offering new and exciting venues such as: Club Level Hotel Rooms, New Dance Divisions, Two Ballrooms and the main room at 18,000 square feet of general dancing, GOTHAM SWING CLUB, Friday and Saturday Midnight buffets, Vendor Alley, Eddie Vega Award, "Salsamania Youth Expo", a fabulous Broadway Caliber Show to Bring back the Spirit of Dance, and a Party like no other, with the best DJ's and the best dancers in Hustle, Salsa, and Swing,
Dates and Locations
SEPTEMBER 27-29, 2002
Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel
2 Meadowlands Plaza, East Rutherford, New Jersey
1-800-325-3535 or 20-896-0500
Reserve Early! $119/night -- Club Level $149/night
Free Parking, Only 10 minutes from Manhattan
Must Mention HustleUSA for special rates

Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel & Conference Center has a shuttle service available from/to Newark airport. It is provided by TBT Airport Van Service. The operating hours are 06.00 a.m. until 11.00 p.m.
Raul Ante, Laureen Baldovi Donna Boyle, Juan Calderon, Liz Curtis, Iris Cruz, Nelly Cotto, Mario Diaz, Elizabeth Darchi, Billy Fajardo, Angel Fiqueroa, Debbie Figueroa, Eleny Fotinos, Rene Gueits, Brian & Silvana Gallagher, Kenny Gonzales, Lucas Jaime, Aisha Koswara, Michele Lamb, John Lindo, Nick Lotiere, Katie Marlow, Frankie Martinez, Tony Meredith & Melanie LaPatin, Steve Neeren, Louis Orlando, Paul Pellicoro, Arte Phillips, Joyce Szili, Kim Vanaman, plus more to come.
TOP DJs - Nelson "Paradise" Roman, Henry Knowles, John Festa, John Lindo, Joyce Szili , Steve Neeren
Head Judge Angel Figueroa / Scrutineer - Christine Clark / Competition Coordinator - Maira T. Pineda

On Friday, September 27, 2002, this year Gotham Swing will be Hosting Swing in the Derby Room. With DJ John Festa. There will be a Jack N Jill and Strictly Swing Competition that evening. John Lindo is the emcee which starts at 9:30 pm.

On Saturday, September 28, 2002, The Salsa Party will be in the Derby Room with Henry Knowles as the DJ. Maria Torres will emcee and there will be Exhibitions from some of the top Salsa groups in the country such as Frankie Martinez with his group Abakua, Jamie Josephson and her girls, Juan Calderon, Dancesport Salsa dancers plus salsa competitions as well.

On Sunday, September 29, 2002, experience the SalsaMania Expo which offers you a variety of entertainment. Competitions will include Mambo/Salsa, Cha Cha, Hip Hop, there is general dancing and Workshops starts 9:00am - 11:00am.
"The Spirit Of Dance" conceived/directed by Maria Torres featuring choreography and performances by Billy Fajardo and Katie Marlow, Lucas Jaime and Michelle Lamb, Maria Torres and many more.............
The rules have been derived from the IHDA Organization.
Hustle USA is sanctioned by the International Hustle Dance Association (IHDA).

Make plans now to join us in one of the most awesome events! Please feel free to send this to those who are not on our email list. We would love to see everyone and hope you can join us.

Event Directors
Debra Hampton, David Sarul, and Maria Torres


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