Event Details

The 28th Annual

"Texas Hoe-Down"

MARCH 24th - 26th, 2017

The Event Directors of the “Texas Hoe-Down” would like to thank all of you that came out and helped make our 27th Anniversary of the “Texas Hoe-Down” the tremendous success that it was.  We were packed all week-end with competitors and dance enthusiasts, our largest attendance ever.
  We have big plans for the 2017 “Texas Hoe-Down.”  We will once again be at the DFW Airport Marriott, South, in Ft. Worth.  This is a wonderful facility and we have enjoyed being there for the past nine years.  Their Staff is always very good to our dancers and there to help with any requests that we have. Be sure and come out and dance and visit with us. 
If you are not familiar with competitions such as our’s, and you are a dance enthusiast, it is sure to make an impression.  Once you have been a part of a dance competition, you’re sure to be hooked.  After Jerry and I competed on a dance team at an event in Joplin, Mo. in the late 1980’s, I couldn’t wait to get home and organize such an experience for Texas.  The “Texas Hoe-Down” was the first organized Country-Western Event of this type to be held in Texas, to our knowledge.  We started this adventure in 1990…we’ve come a long way, Baby…
We promise that we will have the most exciting competitions ever and our Star-Studded Saturday Night Shows are always the very best.
We look forward to seeing you.  Get your Event Registrations in and make your hotel reservations as soon as possible.  See you at the “The Texas Hoe-Down.” 
PLEASE NOTE: Country and Western Registration Closes Wednesday March 23 th at 5 pm.

The 2016 “Texas Hoedown” will be again a participating event of the “Country Two Step Tour”.
Register online Now! The competition will be Saturday night, at 10pm, following the Saturday Night Show! Registration closes at 8pm. This will be great way to have Fun and meet new dancers!
Get your Two step on the floor!
The following levels will be used: Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced!
The Country Two Step Tour is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the FUN and collaborative experience of social dancing. The main favorite dance is the Country Two Step. Based on the results of the contest, the top performers are awarded cash and/or other prizes. When you dance in a sanctioned CTST Jack-and-Jill contest, you can earn award points that will be tracked by the CTST. When you have earned enough points, you will “graduate” to the next higher skill level. For more information goto www.countrytwostep.com.

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Current Hoe Down Competitor List

What is New for 2016:

The 2016 Rules are being reformatted and will be posted ASAP, prior to the Texas Hoe-Down.

The new rules for 2016 are:

1. Spotlight Showcase: Spotlight Pro-Am/Spotlight Pro-Pro shall be gender driven with male and female divisions, judged by placements rather than medals. The Spotlights will be a single dance or medley of dances choreographed to the music of the competitors choice. Spotlight Pro-Am is limited to Intermediate and above. Music will be 2 ½ - 4 minutes, with more than 50% of the music choice must be country music.

2. Competitors may now dance up one level, as long as they do not compete for overall.
Example: Newcomer to Novice, Novice to Intermediate, etc.

3. In Pro-Pro, only the competing Pro is judged, not the partnership.
Clarification: All Pro’s must meet their respective dress codes!


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HD Picture's from 2014 Hoe-Down Pictures

HD Picture's from 2013 Hoe-Down Pictures

HD Picture's from 2012 Hoe-Down Pictures

HD Picture's from 2011 Hoe-Down Pictures


For copies of pictures from the Hoe-Down please visit Action Photos.

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