ORLANDO, FL  SANDUSKY, OH

National Finals

SUMMER 2022

JULY 4-8
Orlando, FL

Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista
1751 Hotel Plaza Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

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Perks When You Stay Within Our Room Block at the Hilton:
No Resort Fee, Half Off Self Parking, Comp In-Room Internet
Complimentary Shuttle Departs Every 30 mins to Disney Parks
Plus... purchase specially priced Disney Park tickets HERE, or please call 407-566-5600.
Tickets are valid 7 days pre, during, and 7 days post meeting dates. Cut-off date for advance purchase price is 07/03/2022.

JULY 11-15
Sandusky, OH

Kalahari Resort & Convention Center
7000 Kalahari Dr
Sandusky, OH 44870

Reservations: 877-525-2427
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The Amazing Kalahari Resort:
Large, Beautiful Convention Center
173,000 Square Foot Waterpark
Arcade, Mini Golf, Spa, Shops, Dining, and More
Only Minutes from Cedar Point Amusement Park

Join us for an incredible summer dance event!

RSVP for Summer 2022

...a VIP summer experience!

Best Hollywood Studio

$5,000

in entry fees for 2023

Best Broadway Studio

$2,000

in entry fees for 2023

1st Place Production VIP List

$2,000

in entry fees for 2023

PLUS...

Up to $4,000 

in Scholarships

$500 Gift Certificate

to Best Cast & Crew

Dance-Off Awards

VIP LISTS in Solo, Duo/Trio, Mini/Jr Groups, Teen/Sr Groups, Production

And more!

Studio Accolades... including Top Choreography and Best Studio

Hollywood Dance-Off

AWARDS
  • Mini/Jr Group 1st | $500
  • Teen/Sr Group 1st | $500
  • Solo 1st | $300
  • Duo/Trio 1st | $300
  • Mini/Jr Group 2nd | $300
  • Teen/Sr Group 2nd | $300
  • Mini/Jr Group 3rd | $200
  • Teen/Sr Group 3rd | $200

All cash, scholarships, gift certificates, and prize awards are presented to the studio and are non-transferable.
Gift certificates may be awarded in lieu of cash depending on the size of the event.
VIP Dance reserves the right to alter prizes and amounts at any time.
1st Place Production VIP LIST gift certificate is awarded when there are more than 5 productions competing. 
Best Hollywood Studio is awarded to the studio with the 5 highest scoring group routines (from small groups, large groups, and lines) in the Hollywood level. The winner receives a $5,000 gift certificate for entries in the 2023 season which may be redeemed at one or multiple 2023 regional events and/or 2023 nationals. Unused portions will expire on 8/1/23. 
Best Broadway Studio is awarded to the studio with the 5 highest scoring group routines (from small groups, large groups, and lines) in the Broadway level. The winner receives a $2,000 gift certificate for entries in the 2023 season which may be redeemed at one or multiple 2023 regional events and/or 2023 nationals. Unused portions will expire on 8/1/23.

NATIONALS EVENTS

FREE
Master Classes

Convention Classes take place in Junior (12 & under) and Senior (13 & over) convention rooms. Participation in classes is free of charge for all paid competitors.
Pre-registration required.

IDOL SOLOISTS
Opening Number

The Opening Number showcases the amazing talent of our Regional Idol Winners. The choreography, special lighting effects, exclusive t-shirts, and new friendships create lasting memories for these idol performers!

AUDITIONS
Scholarships & Improv

Participants registered for convention classes may take part in scholarship auditions. Finalists are selected and advanced to the final round, an "Improv Line" on Dance-Off Day. Winners are announced at the Studio Accolades Ceremony.

CHAMPIONSHIP
Dance Off

Dance-Off Day wraps up the week with the Production Showdown and top routines re-dancing to compete for our championship VIP Lists! The Dance-Off is filled with excitement as the special events unfold throughout the day.

Tentative Schedule of Events

Day 1

Convention Classes
Solos
Opening Number Rehearsal

Day 2

Solos Continued
Small Groups
Opening Number Rehearsal

Day 3

Solos Continued
Duo/Trios & Large Groups
Opening Number Rehearsal

Day 4

Solos Continued
Duo/Trios  & Large Groups Continued
Super Groups
Opening Number Dress Rehearsal

Day 5

Red Carpet Walk
Studio Accolades Ceremony
Production Showdown
Scholarship Finals Improv Line
Opening Number Performance
Dance-Off Championships

*Event Dates

Orlando: July 4-9

Sandusky: July 11-15

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