8-9 Apr 2017

Riverwalk Shag Contest…on the Banks of the Cape Fear

riverwalk-shag-contest_logoThe North Carolina Azalea Festival will be hosting the Riverwalk Shag Contest during the 70th North Carolina Azalea Festival! The Riverwalk Shag Contest will take place Saturday, April 8th – Sunday, April 9th at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside Ballroom. Open Dancing will be from 11:00AM – 12:00PM, and the Shag Contest begins at 12:30PM. Join DJ Fred Rouse for raffles, vendors, shag demonstrations, line dancing, and more!

We are seeking 24 amateur couples (12 Adult and 12 Junior), volunteers, club sponsors, attendees, donations for raffle items, and much more to make this event spectacular for our community. Registrations will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis using postmark or date of receipt.

To view the application and contest rules, please click the buttons below:

View the Contest Rules


View the Application

If you’re interested in sponsoring the Riverwalk Shag Contest or advertising your business at the event, click the button below:

Sponsorship Opportunities

Ticket Information

General entry is $1.00. Children five and under are free with adult admission.

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