Chip Summey has been clogging since 1982. He is a Certified Judge and Certified Clogging Instructor, with active participation in leading training sessions. His competition team, the Southern Connection cloggers of Asheville, North Carolina have been National Champions in 4 or More Couple Precision, 4 or More Couple Hoedown, Country Hoedown, Running Set Hoedown, and Open Smooth Mountain Square Dance. They have also been points champion in each of these categories and Line Dance. He has 5 competition teams, from pee wee to Adult. He has taught and judged all over the US, including the past 17 CLOG National Conventions. He has had teams to Dance in International and World Festivals with a recent trip to Moscow, Russia and the surrounding countryside with the Southern Connection Cloggers. Professionally, Chip is a Travel Consultant & Coordinator with Wilcox Travel.