Next Dance Contest is Oct. 5, 2012 in Berkeley, CA! RSVP at the official Event Page.




Skanking Fool’s Dance Contest # 3 a smash!

127 contestants skanked their butts off to live ska music by The Uptones, Hectic, and The Street Vendors @ La Peña Friday nite. DJ Ox kept the dance hall bouncing for the contestants and the rest of the sweaty crowd between sets, and comedian Eric Cash MC’d & announced the winners. 2nd prize winners all took home a copy of The Uptones’ Skankin’ Foolz Unite! CD.

Here is 1st prize winner and skanker extraordinaire, Leslie Watson, presented with a giant check for $500.00 by Kelly Brant from


Leslie and all the runners up then joined the Uptones onstage for the finale. It was a skankin’ fools dream! A special shout out to the youngest contestant yet, Tiger, who at 11 years old was also attending his very first concert. Here are the runners up:

#3 Tiger Leet
#16 Erik Wright
#34 Emily Stein
#1 Brown Pride
#41 Mike The Milk Man
#55 Cairo McCockran
#20 Daniel Cope
#25 Sean Morris

Read Nate Seltenrich’s exciting story about the event in the East Bay Express.

And watch this space  for the next contest to be announced! Meantime, practice and be ready! For tips to win, read the


Here are some vid’s and pics from Skanking Fool’s Dance Contests 1 and 2:

Kyla wins 1st place at Ashkenaz!

Andrei wins 1st place at Oakland Metro!

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