Welcome to the fifteenth annual Australian Jitterbug Championships!

AJC aims to support the development of swing dance in Australia, honor the rich history of lindy hop and other jazz dances and celebrate the sheer fun of swinging out through competitive and social dancing. AJC 2017 is a big day/night affair, with competition heats in the afternoon and finals in the evening at the spectacular AJC Ball, featuring the music of Mike McQuaid's Swinging All Stars, and plenty of social dancing.

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Saturday 19th August


Collingwood Town Hall, 140 Hoddle St. Abbotsford VIC 3067




Saturday 19th August, 1pm - 3pm. Doors open at 12pm.


Collingwood Town Hall, 140 Hoddle St. Abbotsford VIC 3067

Competition divisions:

Where required, heats will be run from 1pm. We anticipate the events which may require heats will be:
* AJC Jack 'n' Jill
* Advanced Jack 'n' Jill
* Midstream Madness
* Strictly Lindy
* Strictly Balboa
* Blues/Slow Swing
* Solo Charleston



7pm – midnight (doors open at 6.30pm)


Collingwood Town Hall, 140 Hoddle St. Abbotsford VIC 3067


Mike McQuaid's Swinging All Stars.
All Finals will be held at the evening AJC Ball, with lots of social dancing to the band also.

Competitor Registrations Close:

Sunday 13th August 2017 – 6:00pm AEST. Closing times are very strict as the system automatically cuts off. Late entries may be considered and if accepted will incur a $25 late fee.

Please note: Event order and allocation is in DRAFT FORM ONLY. Running order and number of heats/finals will be confirmed to competitors after registrations close, when we know numbers of registered competitors and therefore which events require heats or will be instant finals etc. Significant changes to the allocation of events to Afternoon, Evening or Late Night will then be advised on the AJC website and other social media and on the night as needed.


Strictly Lindy 2016
Fast & Furious 2016
Solo Charleston 2016
Midstream Madness 2015
Blues 2014