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Brad, Zac, Maddy, JP, Raushaniya, Craig, Ayla, Anthony, Amanda, Kylie & DJ Simon Pius

Raw Connection is proud to present an epic weekend of West Coast Swing with some of the Australia’s leading West Coast Swing dancers: Brad Whelan, Zac Skinner & Madeleine Platts, JP Masson & Raushaniya Maksudova, Craig Schubert & Ayla Hotich, Anthony & Amanda Truong, Kylie Davey and DJ Simon Pius. These guys are incredible dancers, awesome teachers and inspiring performers, so don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to learn from and dance with ten of Australia’s best.

Weekend Event Outline

When? Friday, 4th June – Sunday, 6th June 2021
Where? Mantra on View Hotel
22 View Avenue, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, QLD Australia

Weekend pass: $290

The weekend pass includes 3 dance parties, all workshops and competitions.

Workshop spaces are limited to the first 100 guys and 100 girls who have registered and paid.

The weekend will include:
  • 11 hours of workshops
  • 3 Dance Parties with over 15 hours of Social Dancing
  • Performances by our staff
  • Jack & Jill and Strictly Swing Competitions

Social Activities

Friday 11am – 3:30pm Group Activity
Monday 11am Wake Boarding Park
7pm Top Golf

Top Golf and Wake Boarding are not included and are to be paid individually on arrival. Discounts are possible depending on the size of each group booking.

Suggested Accommodation

Mantra on View is a 4.5 star hotel located in the heart of Surfers Paradise. It has a 24 hour reception, Day Spa, swimming pool, gymnasium and is a short walk from the beach, shops, restaurants and clubs.

Special Swingsation 2021 Rates are available through the hotel:

City View Twin/King Room
$120 per room per night – Accommodation (Room Only) (single or twin/double)

To book a room at the discounted Swingsation rate, please call the hotel directly on 07 5579 1060 and mention Swingsation 2021 or complete this form and email it to

Take advantage of the discounted Swingsation room rates between Thursday the 3th of June and Tuesday the 8th of June. Join us at our planned social activities before and after the event or if you would like to experience Movie World, Sea World, Wet ‘n’ Wild or the Australian Outback Spectacular, contact us for a 10% discount voucher.

Transport Options

The venue is located approximately 30 minutes drive from the Gold Coast Airport or 1 hour from Brisbane International Airport. Transport options from the Gold Coast Airport to the Mantra on View Hotel include:

Bus/Tram: Approximately $15 each way
Con-x-ion Shuttle: Approximately $20 each way
Uber: Approximately $40 each way