>Regarding balls without briefing. As a new dancer, I approach the >upcoming Asilomar week-end in California with trepidation. I knew when >I applied that the custom was to have no briefing, and I can handle it >(hopefully).
I have been to a number of Asilomar weekends and balls and every one was a
stellar event. However, it is a pity that SF continues with a policy of no
briefings at the ball. As some others have noted, well-prepared and
well-delivered briefings do not take time away from dancing. SF has many
very talented people and I would imagine that individuals invited to brief
at the ball would do superbly, and would add greatly to the social success
of the evening.
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