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Christina Thornton
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1st Annual Sunflower Dance Festival

July 18 - 20, 2014

ACDA National Qualifing Event


You've Found the New Sun Flower Dance Festival - Wichita's Premier Country & Western Dance Event!
The Sun Flower Dance Festival is a fully sanctioned American Country Dance Association Dance Event held in July of each year in Wichita, Kansas. And is the Forth Event of the ACDA tour.

The event will held at the Doubletree by Hilton Wichita Airport Executive Conference Center, the event features something for anyone interested in country western, Swing and Hustle dancing, and Ballroom including:

  • Competition dancing for couples, Pro-Am, line dancing and teams
  • 30+ hours of workshops featuring dance instruction from the best instructors in the south and midwest
  • Plenty of dance opportunities featuring social dancing throughout the weekend
  • Fun and games for all!

2014 Registration Form!

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Member Of:

Fast Dance

Through the National FastDance Association, this multi-day
event is licensed by:



Last Updated 3/21/14

* WHATS NEW FOR * 2014

Age qualification for all contestants:
A Contestant’s age for the entire dance year shall be based on what their age is on the last day of the ACDA National Championships.

If a Pro-Am student receives a majority medal placement of Gold Graduate in all five of the required dances at two (2) events before June 1st they must advance to the next level at the next event.

Cut off times for registration for our "country competitions" entries will Still be at 5 p.m. the Wednesday before the event, swing registrations will be accepted after this date.

It will be the number one goal of our event to ensure that each and every participant - competitors, spectators, students & instructors - enjoy a well-executed quality event. But most of all, we'll show you a GREAT time! When you come to the Sunflower Dance Festival, we guarantee that we will put the FUN in country dancing!

We will be offering a weekend full of hot country dance competition (Pro-Am, Couples, Teams & Line Dancing), dance workshops, plenty of chances for open dancing, professional exhibitions and fun & games for all.

So, take a look around and see what we have to offer. And make your plans now to visit us in July - you won't regret it!

- Jason & Christina Thornton,
Event Directors, Sun Flower Dance Fest



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