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  • The 1989 United States 'Open' Swing Dance Championships  (US Open)
    Was created by Jack Bridges. have been held every Thanksgiving weekend in California since 1983. 1982 was actually the first year for the USOpen and was held in Las Vegas, Nevada but most consider 1983 the official start date. 1989 Location: Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, Ca. (Thanksgiviing Weekend)
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Division Judges

Head Judge Fred Tretta
St. Louis, MO Marie Cook
Los Angeles, CA Mary Ann Nunez
Tulsa, OK Mary Robinette
Odessa TX Gwen Russell
San Francisco, CA Dave Robinson
Costa Mesa, CA Buddy Schwimmer
St. Louis, MO Vance Thompson

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Workshop Teachers Sonny Watson & Tracy Roberts
Workshop Teachers Gary Long & Tamara Moody


Master of Ceremonies Kenny Wetzel
Contestants Rep. Annie Hirsch
Information Mgr. Bill Sousa (Computer)
Tabulator Mary Manzella
DeeJays Kenny Wetzel
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Nasde Winner Female n/a
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Most Improved Dancer n/a
Location: Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, Ca. (Thanksgiviing Weekend)