NATIONAL COMPETITION 

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~ NATIONALS ~
SUPER FUN FOR TEAMS, DANCERS ALL AGES, ALL LEVELS!

Fun, Inspiring and Educational!

Phoenix city

NATIONALS PHOENIX
JUNE 26-27, 2020
Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort
One San Marcos Place,  Chandler, AZ  85225

Call 1-877-685-5594 and reference block code SUD, or use this booking link below.
The link will only work on desktop computers, not cell phones.

All Dancers are on the DANCE TEAM Opening Number!

TENTATIVE TIMES

All music must be uploaded by June 10. 

FRIDAY, JUNE 26
7:00 am DOORS OPEN
Studio Directors/ Teachers Pick up Teacher ID
Registration / Check-in 7:00
*7:30 Future Star Interview with the Judges
Mini Star, age 8 & younger! Junior Star, age 9-12 Senior Star, age 13
7:30 SOLO COMPETITION
3:00 - 6:00 pm Master Class!
7:00 pm DANCE PARTY
TEAM COLOR WARS Wear your team colors, Dancers, Parents, Family, Friends bring posters, banners, (Awards) for Creativity, Team Spirit, etc.

SATURDAY, JUNE 27
7:00 am DOORS OPEN
7:30 am DUO/TRIOS, GROUPS, LINES
2:00-5:00 pm Master Class Intensive! All Ages Classes
6:30 pm Meeting/Rehearsal ~ Future Stars with Ricky!
8:00 pm AWARDS
*Teacher & Choreographer Awards
*Overall Adjudication Awards
*Overall National Champions Scholarship Awards!

This event will END very  LATE on SATURDAY NIGHT or possibly spill over to SUNDAY.   It is highly suggested that you make hotel reservations here immediately to secure the early bird discount rate:  $85!

NOTE: Opening Number
Boys: Black solid Pants, Black solid T
Girls: Black shorts, Black Top
See the required black apparel at our retail station,

Studio Owner: please contact us to learn more about our Free Future Star Awards Program for your students.

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STEP UP 2 DANCE is excited to offer this beautiful resort to our Attendees for Nationals.

We are always looking for the best space and best rate for our attendees and are proud to offer you the San Marcos … a Jewel of the Desert!

Here at the Crowne Plaza,  San Marcos, you will love your accommodations, your proximity to all the shops, restaurants, walkable right out of the door along, with a Fun Filled National Dance Competition.

Call 1-877-685-5594 and reference block code SUD, or use this booking link below.
The link will only work on desktop computers, not cell phones
Step Up 2 Dance Awards 2020

Reserve your room for

JUNE 26-27 2020  

Crowne Plaza: Phoenix-Chandler Golf Resort

Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort
One San Marcos Place,  Chandler, AZ  85225

Reserve your room now, before they sell out!
MENTION Step Up 2 Dance for the special rate of $85.!   Plus $15 Resort fee.

This early bird special rate is good for 3 days before the event and 3 days after the event only if you mention STEP UP 2 DANCE.

This Room Rate is being offered as an Early Bird Special .. Book it today, before it goes up.

Crowne Plaza Info & Facts

Hurry! Hurry! This event is on a first come basis.  NATIONALS are open for ALL Dancers, All ages, All abilities, regardless if they attended regionals. No need to prequalify!

Crowne Plaza San Marcos Resort offers first-class amenities and the modern conveniences you expect while traveling, along with so much more. The San Marcos is the ideal location in the “heart” of Downtown Chandler within steps of more than 25 select restaurants, exciting entertainment venues, and within minutes of world-class shopping.

Call 1-877-685-5594 and reference block code SUD, or use this booking link below.
The link will only work on desktop computers, not cell phones
Step Up 2 Dance Awards 2020

Being an Overnight guest of STEP UP 2 DANCE at the Crowne Plaza San Marcos you will have the opportunity to enjoy all of the fun perks and discounts that local businesses in the historic city of Chandler are happy to offer; just show your room key!

The San Marcos has a long history of being a popular retreat and desert playground, and is now the place to meet, a real “Jewel in the Desert!” With a staff devoted to exceeding STEP UP 2 DANCE guests’ expectations, we welcome you to come explore and experience all that we have to offer.

Click here see all the restaurants right out the door of the San Marcos Crowne Plaza!

The Westin Hotel in Boston

NATIONALS BOSTON
JULY 3-5 2020
The Westin Boston Waterfront
425 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210

Located next to the Convention Center  1 block from MA Pike, (93, Expressway & Silver Line.  Discount Overnight rooms, $159 and discount parking, $15.

TENTATIVE TIMES

FRIDAY, JULY 3
8:00 am SOLO TALENT
4:00 pm OPENING NUMBER FOR ALL DANCERS …BLOCKING
5:00 pm DUO/TRIOS
8:00 pm SOLO AWARDS

SATURDAY, JULY 4
7:30 am GROUPS 4-8 dancers in a group.
4:00 pm LINES 9-16 dancers in a line.
7:00 pm Classes, Productions.
Opening Number Rehearsal

SUNDAY, JULY 5
There is a possibility that Lines, Classes/Productions may be held on Sunday.
DANCE OFF Free Entry for teachers entering 3 or more groups
SHOWCASE chosen by judges to perform for the entire audience
ALL DANCERS CLOSED REHEARSAL
AWARDS! FOR DUO/TRIOS, GROUPS, LINES, CLASSES, PRODUCTIONS

All Dancers are on the DANCE TEAM opening Number & have rehearsal on Fri, Sat, & Sun!
*New! TEAM PRIDE AWARDS! Show you TEAM PRIDE for the Top TEAM PRIDE AWARD.
*New! STUDIO AWARDS! Gorgeous Large Champion Sign for Schools entering at least 3 groups
*New! PARTICIPATION AWARDS! Bring 5 or more groups and take home a gorgeous 4-5 ft Show Piece Participation Trophy.
*Note! Studio Owners: please contact us to learn more about our Free Future Star Awards Program for one of your Teen Dancers.

Opening Number Requirement:
Boys: Black solid Pants, Black solid T
Girls: Black shorts, Black Top
We will have the required National black apparel at our retail station
If you would like an outfit email carol@stepup2dance.com
Boston Office: 781 231-0211

National Merchandise Inventory Boston - Atlantic City

 

https://book.passkey.com/go/StepUp2Tour(NEW!) The Westin Boston Waterfront
425 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210
OVERNIGHT ROOM RATE:  $159.
Have Fun overlooking the City!
CALL: (800) 937-8461.
BOOK ONLINE: https://book.passkey.com/go/StepUp2Tour
PARKING: Slashed from $45. To $15. for StepUp2 Dance attendees.
DIRECTIONS:  Easy in/out - the Westin Boston Waterfront is Located next to the Convention Center 1 block from MA Pike, (93, Expressway & 1 block from Silver Line. This amazing destination offers more parking, lower overnight room rates, and bigger space than our NH Location! We are thrilled to be able to offer this to our families.
REHEARSAL SPACE: In addition to the dressing room space,  Studio Directors booking more than 30 rooms will be given a huge ballroom for private rehearsal/ gathering space on Fri, Sat, Sun!    Hurry, reserve your rooms and call in to tell us. This space will book up Fast!

All Dancers are on the DANCE TEAM opening Number & have rehearsal each day.
*new! TEAM PRIDE AWARDS! Show you TEAM PRIDE for the Top TEAM PRIDE AWARD.
*New! STUDIO AWARDS! Gorgeous Large Champion Sign for Schools entering at least 3 groups.
*New! PARTICIPATION AWARDS! Bring 5 or more groups and take home a gorgeous 4-5 ft ShowPiece Participation Trophy.
*Note! Studio Owners: please contact us to learn more about our Free Future Star Awards Program for one of your Teen Dancers.

Hurry! Hurry! This event is on a first come basis.  NATIONALS are open for ALL Dancers, All ages, All abilities, regardless if they attended regionals. No need to pre-qualify!

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National Championship Competition!

NATIONALS are for ALL Performers regardless if they attended regionals. No need to prequalify.

STUDIO DIRECTOR WILL RECEIVE FINAL SCHEDULE 7 DAYS PRIOR ADMISSION:

Amazing Destination on the most Fun weekend they year!
Everything is at your Fingertips!
Easy in/Easy out, Silver Line: convenient, across the street
Driving right off of the expressway and MA Pike
Fitness Club:  Pool:

Discounted Early Bird Room Rate! $159.00 Pool: Have fun overlooking the city
CALL: (800) 937-8461.
BOOK ONLINE: https://book.passkey.com/go/StepUp2Tour

ON-SITE DINING
Sauciety – Breakfast, and Lunch vibes are comfortably casual
Birch Bar – Handcrafted cocktails and snacks amid birch tree
MJ O’Connors – New England Fare, Irish Hospitality
City Bar – Sip. Savor. Unwind.
Starbucks – The Best Coffee and Espresso Drinks
ACROSS THE STREET, Subs, Pizza, DunkinDonuts
2 Blocks to Waterfront for an eclectic experience of waterfront activities and eateries!

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Atlantic City

NATIONALS ATLANTIC CITY
JULY 14 - JULY 16, 2020
Boardwalk Hall
2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

All attending Dancers are on the DANCE TEAM opening Number!

TENTATIVE TIMES

TUESDAY JULY 14, 2020
7:00am check-in Registration
8:00 Future Star Interview with the Judges
8:30 SOLOS all-day
Dance Team Opening Number Rehearsal
4:00- 5:00 pm MINI ‘s 8 and younger
5:00 – 6:00 pm JUNIORS 9-12 years
6:00 – 7:00 pm SENIORS 13&

WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2020
7:30 am DUO/TRIOS GROUPS, LINES CLASS, PRODUCTIONS
OPEN TO ALL!
TEAM PRIDE DECORATIONS ARE JUDGED
SCAVENGER HUNT STARTS TODAY
SIGN UP A GROUP FOR THE FREE DANCE OFF
AND IMPROV CONTEST NO SIGN UP NECESSARY
CHECK the LOBBY BOARD to see who made the SHOWCASE!
Dance Team Opening Number Rehearsal
4:00- 5:00 pm MINI ‘s 8 and younger
5:00 – 6:00 pm JUNIORS 9-12 years
6:00 – 7:00 pm SENIORS 13&
7:00 Future Star Rehearsal

THURSDAY JULY 16
Opening Number, Closed Rehearsal
7:45 am Future Stars Report to assist Final Rehearsal
8:00-8:30 am Sr Team age 13 &
8:30-9:00 am Jr Team age 9-12
9:00-9:30 am Mini Team 8 & younger
9:30-10:00 am Future Star Ambassador Rehearsal
10:15 am check in for SHOWCASE #, chosen by Judges
Check in for Dance Off!
10:30 SHOWCASE
11:30 DANCE OFF
1:00 pm AWARDS

All Dancers are on the DANCE TEAM opening Number & have rehearsal each day
*New! TEAM PRIDE AWARDS! Show you TEAM SPIRIT for the Top TEAM SPIRIT AWARD.
*New! STUDIO AWARDS! Gorgeous Large Champion Sign for Schools entering at least 3 groups
*New! PARTICIPATION AWARDS! Bring 5 or more groups and take home a gorgeous 4-5 ft Show Piece Participation Trophy.
*Note! Studio Owners: please contact us to learn more about our Free Future Star Awards Program for one of your Teen Dancers

NOTE: Opening Number Requirement :
Boys: Black solid Pants, Black solid T
Girls: Black shorts, Black Top
We will have the required National black apparel at our retail station,
If you would like an outfit email carol@stepup2dance.com
Boston Office: 781 231-0211

black clothing for nationals

Location: BOARDWALL HALL
2301 BOARDWALK, ATLANTIC CITY

HOTELS adjacent to  BOARDWALK HALL

CAESAR’S on the Boardwalk
Located the is the closest hotel (next door).
Book early, they always sell out .
Rate: $125 plux Tax & Resort Fee
Group code: Coming Soon!
Room Reservations: 888-516-2215

BALLY’S on the Boardwalk
Room Reservations: 888-516-2215
Group code: Coming Soon!

There are many hotels to choose from in Atlantic City. Right outside Atlantic City within a short  10min drive, the rates are much lower and many of the hotels offer complimentary breakfast and parking. We have discounted room blocks on several of the hotels. Give us a call to learn the best rate and hotel for your team.

Parking Rate: $5.00 during day. $10 If you enter at 5:00pm or later.

Boardwalk Hall Garage is located at the end of Mississippi Avenue and the Boardwalk. Just take the ramp down into the tunnel underneath Boardwalk Hall and make the first right.

Hurry! Hurry! This event is on a first come basis.  NATIONALS are open for ALL Dancers, All ages, All abilities, regardless if they attended regionals. No need to pre-qualify!

NATIONALS are for ALL Performers regardless if they attended regionals. No need to prequalify.

STUDIO DIRECTOR WILL RECEIVE FINAL SCHEDULE 7 DAYS PRIOR ADMISSION:
PARKING: $5.00 before 6:00 pm. Arriving after 6:00 pm $10.00.
The venue has concessions, no coolers allowed in. Starbucks is right next door and a short 3 block walk will bring you to all the outlets and more food eateries.
The beach is directly across the street and we will be meeting for Group Photos of all the dancers at the end of each day.