Frequently Asked Questions

Covid-19 What is being done in response to Covid-19?
Please understand that as safety is our first priority, the club will be following all safety requirements from the Institute and Competitive Sports Clubs. Please check our Covid-19 Page and subscribe to our mailing list for updates.

Who can be part of the club?
Club membership is limited to Georgia Tech students, faculty, staff, and their spouses. Everyone is welcome to attend the social dances, though.

Do I need previous dance experience?
No. Our beginner lessons are designed to teach you to dance starting from the ground up. If you have dance experience and are interested in attending the intermediate lessons, you can schedule an evaluation.

Can I try out a lesson before paying?
Yes, your first lesson each semester is always free.

Do I need a partner?
No, we rotate partners throughout the lessons.

What should I wear to lessons?
Clothes that are easy for you to move in. If you are attending intermediate lessons, we recommend wearing dance shoes. You can purchase some from the club or from various other locations.

What should I wear to social dances?
Clothes that are easy for you to move in. We don't require formal attire, but feel free to dress up for the event.

Who can be part of the competition team?
The competition team is limited to Georgia Tech students because they attend collegiate competitions.

I'm not a student. Can I still be involved with the team?
Yes! Club members who are not students can become competition team affiliates. Comp team affiliates are expected to attend competitions that are not limited to collegiate competitors and to pay for their own entry.

What is the time commitment for competition team?
Competition team members are expected to attend two hours of practice a week. In addition, they are encouraged to practice with their partners at open practice.