Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Contest Calendar Series: 2019 ATX Holiday Twirl Fest

Hello Texas Twirl Fans!

Now that we are in to November, the hints of the holidays are starting to show up everywhere. Music, lights, shopping.. and even twirling contests! It is time to get ready to celebrate one of the best times of the year in the Austin, TX area with all your favorite twirling friends.

Today our Contest Calendar Series is about the 2019 ATX Holiday Twirl Fest!

Please note that the mail in registration deadline for this contest is this Saturday, November 16th, but they will continue to accept online registrations until midnight on Friday, November 22nd. Visit http://www.twirlatx.com/atx-twirl-fest.html to find the online registration form and the paper entry.

PLAYOFF HOLDS - If your High Schooler wants to enter but may have a football play-offs conflict, please have them register online, but do not pay via PayPal! After registering online, hit submit, but close the pay screen when it opens. Then email atxtwirlfest@gmail.com requesting a Playoff Hold to make arrangements for payment. Please do not pay via PayPal if you need a hold!

Who? What? When? Where? Why?
Who - Hosted by the Hutto HS Winterguard & Directed by Ashley Wood and Whitney Coons
What - 2019 ATX Holiday Twirl Fest
When - Saturday, December 7th, 2019. Doors open at 7:45 am. Contest begins at 8:15 am.
Where - Hutto High School, 101 Chris Kelley Blvd, Hutto, TX 78634 (North East of Austin, TX)

Why - The ATX Holiday Twirl Fest is a fun holiday themed contest. Holiday music is played for modeling and solo, the decorations and awards are holiday themed (custom snowflake ornament medals, snowflake trophies, etc), compete for Miss Holiday Model or the Miss Twirling Snowflake title, or catch a photo op with the Candy Cane archway! Great way to get into the holiday spirit with all of your twirling friends.

CONTEST HASHTAG! #atxtwirlfest2019
For this event we strongly encourage our Texas Twirlers to utilize the hashtag #atxtwirlfest2019 when posting photos of the competition weekend on social media. Use the hashtag and your photo could end up on this blog or the contest site! Don't forget to tag @twirlingiscatchingtx on Facebook or Instagram and we may share your pic on one of our pages.

Highlighted Event - Created to honor contest co-director, Ashley Wood's, mother, who fought and defeated Breast Cancer in 2015, and to celebrate all the women in our twirling community that have overcome so much, there is a special Best Costume event, unlike any Best Costume event you have seen before. The "Honorary Best Costume" competition puts all ages against each other on the floor at the same time to judge who has the "best costume". The entry fee for this event ($10) is a direct donation to Twirling to Fight Cancer. TTFC Founder, John 'Baton' Mitchell, will once again be judging at the contest, and will be there to accept the donation check. Last year this event raised $250.00 for TTFC... What will it be this year?

Congrats to Collyn Lambeck, the recipient of the 2018 Best Costume Award

Interested in attending this event? Visit http://www.twirlatx.com/atx-twirl-fest.html to find the paper registration form or the online registration link. Have any questions? Contact atxtwirlfest@gmail.com or call /text Ashley at 512-848-7426. We hope to see everyone in December!

Also, don't forget to check out www.texastwirl.com/contests.html for information and entry forms for many upcoming contests in and around the State of Texas. There are so many great contests heading our way, and we don't want anyone to miss out!

We hope you have this edition of the Contest Calendar Series. We are always looking for great new stories about Texas twirlers. Do you have an idea or some info we could use to help highlight our sport? Please contact us at texastwirlcontact@gmail.com and we would love to hear more about it.

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