Head Judge Dawn comes to us from Damascus, MD. She has been in the dance community for over 30 years. She will be joining us as one of our judges.


“Will you be joining us? Louisville KY, Jan. 26-30th. 600+ dancers can’t be wrong!”

Dawn Garrish has been teaching social and competitive country & west coast swing for over 30 years. She holds 7 US Open Swing Titles and 2 Country World Titles. She was recently inducted into the UCWDC’s Hall of Fame. She has choreographed over 6 Us Open winning routines and over 30 UCWDC World Title routines. She lives and teaches in. Her and her husband Dean Garrish are the event directors of the Dance Mardi Gras event held every July in New Orleans. You mostly can find he judging or head judging at Country and Swing Events across the country.