Event Information

Top Teacher Money at LoneStar!

Top teacher awards are given for the top three male and female country instructors, with separate cash awards for the top swing instructors.


Jack & Jill at LoneStar!

We will again offer WSDC West Coast Swing J&J and CTST Two Step J&J competitions. Please visit the WSDC website and the CTST website for more information. The WSDC preliminaries will be on Friday. The finals will be on Saturday night after the Dinner Show. Here are the LoneStar WSDC J&J rules.

Information coming soon . . .

Event Staff
Event Schedule
Competitor’s List

Results are posted on the ACDA Web Site.


Our event is hosted at the Omni Austin Hotel at SouthparkIn past years the room block sold out several weeks prior to the event, so please register well before the cut-off date at Omni registration.

Directions and Attractions

The Omni website provides directions from all major highways and the airport. Austin is the center of the Texas music and entertainment scene. Known as the “Live Music Capital of the World,” the city plays host to hundreds of venues that feature live music ranging from blues, country, reggae, Tejano, jazz and rock. Many of these entertainment venues are near the hotel.

Parking and Transportation

Complimentary on-site self-parking is available. The hotel provides a complimentary airport shuttle (7 AM – 10 PM) to and from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, which is 10 minutes from the hotel. Please call the hotel at (512) 448-2222 to arrange pickup.


Lonestar Registration

Register by August 8!

For competitors…

All competitors must purchase a Weekend Pass.

Student Weekend Passes are available for anyone enrolled full-time in an educational institution.

The Saturday Night Dinner & Show admission is not included in any of the passes and must be purchased separately.

For non-competitors…

If you are a dancer but don’t compete, a Weekend Pass allows entrance into the main ballroom to watch all competitions. It also includes all Friday, Saturday and Sunday workshops and all evening social dances. A weekend pass does not include the dinner show on Saturday night.

Dancer Day Pass includes admission to the main ballroom to watch competitions, attend workshops, and the evening dance for that day only.

For non-dancers…

We offer a Spectator Day Pass for friends and family to watch the competition and cheer for their favorite competitors! Only $12 per day! It does not include any workshops or evening dances.

You can register online at Country Dance Director.

Mail in registration forms will be available this summer.

For Swing :
Pre-registration is encouraged and saves time at check-in!
On-site registration is available Friday4:00pm to 7:00pm for Friday & Saturday competitions, and Saturdaynoon to 3:00pm for Saturday competitions.

You can also register for WSDC Swing J&J and CTST Two Step J&J online or on-site.  For on-site registration, see registration desk hours below.   Please review the rules for the competitions you are dancing: WSDC J&J Rules, Swing-Salsa-Hustle Rules and the CTST J&J Rules .

Competition Registration Cutoff Times
CTST  Jack & Jill Friday        8:00pm
WSDC Jack & Jill Friday        7:00pm
Swing,Hustle,Salsa Saturday    3:00pm
Country Competition Wednesday before the event
Early Registration Deadline Sunday, July 8, 2018
Hotel Cut Off Friday, July 20, 2018

Registration Desk Hours

Country Swing
Fri 1:00pm-11:00pm Fri 4:00pm-7:00pm
Sat 7:30am-9:00pm Sat noon-3:00pm
Sun 8:00am-noon


Each year we offer a free weekend pass for the volunteers that contribute eight hours.  Open the volunteer signup page to view the positions available.

Contact Us

Contact us by email at dance.lonestar@gmail.com.

Register online at CountryDanceDirector, or mail registration forms to:

LoneStar Invitational

PO Box 136394

Fort Worth, TX 76136