Teaching/Judging Staff

Erica has been on the teaching/judging staff at various Hustle and West Coast Swing events such as:

Mid-Atlantic Dance Jam (MADjam)

International Hustle Dance Association (IHDA)

Swing Fling

Disco America

Spotlight Dance Celebration

Toronto Open Swing Hustle Championships

Swing Dance America

C.A.S.H. Bash

World Hustle Dance Championship

Miami Dance Magic

Puerto Rico Hustle & Salsa Festival

TRI-State Connection

Virginia State Open


Sunshine State Dance Challenge


International Hustle Dance Association (IHDA)

IHDA is a non-profit organization developed to support and promote Hustle in the United States and around the world through educational and community outreach programs.  IHDA spotlights Hustle dancers, Pros, Ams and groups who have made a contribution to Hustle.  IHDA named Erica Smith a “New Pioneer” for her contribution to Hustle.

For information about Hustle events and lessons happening in your area, please click here. Erica Smith is the IHDA Regional Representative for Washington, DC.

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World Swing Dance Council (WSDC)

Erica Smith is an active WSDC competitor (#2495).  Erica currently competes at the All-Star/Professional level.