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National League of Junior Cotillions
Knoxville Chapter

Classes

Ballroom dancing, table manners and much, much more!


THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN COTILLION CLASSES! REGISTRATION IS UNDERWAY FOR THE 2019-2020 NLJC SEASON. PLEASE REGISTER YOUR CHILDREN IN THE PROGRAM CORRESPONDING TO THEIR GRADE NEXT FALL TO RECEIVE MORE INFORMATION AND THE INVITATION PACKET. OUR PROGRAM STARTS AFTER SCHOOL BEGINS IN THE FALL AND WE MEET ONCE A MONTH UNTIL THE GRAND SPRING BALL. 

UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED, CLASS TIMES AS FOLLOWS:

SIXTH GRADE CLASS TIMES ARE 5:15 - 6:45 PM or 7:15 - 8:45 PM

SEVENTH GRADE CLASS TIMES ARE 5:15 - 6:45 PM.

EIGHTH GRADE CLASS TIMES ARE 7:15 - 8:45 PM.

THE BLACK & WHITE GRAND SPRING BALL IS FROM 6:30 - 9:00 PM AT HOTEL KNOXVILLE. 


Year One Sixth Grade class will cover topics such as proper seating and escort position, introductions, receiving compliments, manners in the home, thank you notes, basic table manners, telephone etiquette, electronic/social media etiquette and responding to invitations. 

Year Two Seventh Grade class will cover topics such as manners in public places, characteristics of noble character, being a guest and a host, interview etiquette and skills, dress codes, table manners, cell phone etiquette, polite conversation, formal dinner guidelines, place settings AND A FIVE-COURSE INSTRUCTIONAL DINNER.


Year Three Premier Program Eighth Grade class is designed to provide real world application and includes A cultural event and outing at A restaurant and A theater, as well as classes at the Country Club. Classes will INCLUDE interview skills, TOASTING, TIPPING AND INTERNATIONAL dining skills, escorting partners, good sportsmanship, A SIX-COURSE INSTRUCTINAL DINNER and occasions to socialize and dance with classmates. 



ATTIRE

Classes - All Junior Cotillion sessions are dress-up affairs for which careful grooming is required. Hair should be neatly combed, fingernails clipped and clean, shoes polished. Dancing requires hard-soled shoes; no athletic shoes or flop flops. Ladies should wear conservative Sunday dresses or skirts and dress shoes for classes. Gloves will be provided. Gentlemen should wear khaki pants, dress shirts, ties, and navy or dark blazers.

Holiday Ball - Ladies should wear knee length or longer holiday dresses or skirts, short white gloves (provided) and dress shoes. Gentlemen should wear white dress shirts, ties and navy or dark blazers or suits. Khaki pants are fine.

Grand Spring Ball - This ball is a semi-formal event for which age appropriate dress is required. Ladies should wear knee-length or longer white dresses. Gentlemen should wear black tie tuxedos and a professional fitting is provided at the last class (Parents Dip Into Dance).  Eighth grade ladies are requested to wear floor length  dresses and eighth grade gentlemen are requested to wear white jackets. 

NOTE

You must let us know if your student is unable to attend an event. Students are expected to arrive on time and be picked up promptly at the end of event.

eTIQUETTE BOOKLETS

Sixth and seventh grade students are assigned a "Cotillion Challenge" which allows them to practice the skills they have learned in class. Booklets are given to students to take home after the first class and are to be brought to every class but not to the balls. Students have the opportunity to earn prizes for completing assignments. 

Classes Available:


Pre-Cotillion 1st-4th Grade

Classes to be determined for 2019-2020.

2019-2020 Register Now

Pre-Cotillion 5th Grade

Class schedule to be determined for 2019-2020. 

2019-2020 Register Now

Junior Cotillion Year I Sixth Grade

2019-2020 Register Now
August 27th, 2019 Introduction Class Cherokee Country Club
September 25th, 2019 Autumn Class Cherokee Country Club
October 17th, 2019 Harvest Class Cherokee Country Club
November 21st, 2019 Holiday Ball Cherokee Country Club
January 16th, 2020 Winter Class Cherokee Country Club
February 13th, 2020 Valentine Class Cherokee Country Club
March 1st, 2020 Black & White Grand Spring Ball Hotel Knoxville

Junior Cotillion Year II Seventh Grade

2019-2020 Register Now
August 20th, 2019 Back to Basics Class Cherokee Country Club
September 24th, 2019 First Impressions Class Cherokee Country Club
October 15th, 2019 Social Networking Class Cherokee Country Club
November 19th, 2019 Five Course Instructional Dinner Cherokee Country Club
January 14th, 2020 Correspondence Class Cherokee Country Club
February 11th, 2020 Formal Events Class (Parents Dip) Cherokee Country Club
March 1st, 2020 Black & White Grand Spring Ball Hotel Knoxville

Junior Cotillion Premiere 8th Grade

2019-2020 Register Now
August 20th, 2019 Summer Icebreaker Cherokee Country Club
September 15th, 2019 Cultural Outing Clarence Brown Theatre
October 15th, 2019 Interview Skills/Dress For Success Cherokee Country Club
January 14th, 2020 Six Course Instructional Dinner Cherokee Country Club
February 11th, 2020 Communication Skills Class Cherokee Country Club
March 1st, 2020 Black & White Grand Spring Ball Hotel Knoxville