Did you know that Shag is the South Carolina State Dance? It is!

Are you a fan of reality dance programs like Dancing With The Stars? If that answer is definite "yes," than you won’t want to miss the National Shag Dance Championships.  

The National Shag Dance Championship is also the longest continuously running shag dance competition in the United States and the finals return to North Myrtle Beach for its 35th year this March.

Competitors will dance the night away on March 8th through March 10th at North Myrtle Beach's Spanish Galleon, located at 100 N. Ocean Blvd. So, make plans this weekend to enjoy some fantastic dancing not in the comfort of your living room, but in the shag dancing capital of the U.S.


  • Dates:  March 8-10, 2018
  • Start Times (doors open one hour before start time):
  • Thursday 8PM
  • Friday 7:30PM
  • Saturday 7:30PM
  • Location: The Spanish Galleon at the OD Beach & Golf Resort (end of Main Street in North Myrtle Beach)
  • General Admission (no reserved or guaranteed seat) = $15 Thursday / $20 Friday / $25 Saturday
  • Reserved Grandstand Seating (formerly “bleachers”) = SOLD OUT