Phoenix

Schedule Phoenix, AZ

THANK YOU ~ NATIONALS 2018
SAVE THE DATE .. SAME DATES , SAME LOCATION FOR 2019 !


MUSIC: Please Upload 3 weeks before the show.

All Dancers are on the DANCE TEAM opening Number!

TENTATIVE TIMES

FRIDAY JUNE 28
7:30am DOORS OPEN
Studio Directors/ Teachers Pick up Teacher ID , Turn in Music – Dressing room is located behind airwall in back of Backdrop.
Registration / Check in 7:00-7:30am
*8:00 Future Star Interview with the Judges
8:30 SOLOS COMPETITION
1:00pm-5:00 Master Class!
4:00pm quick orientation from Ricky on any updates
5:00pm break
6:00pm DANCE PARTY: Special Performance at 6pm ! You may bring in ‘light’ refreshments for your dancers (cupcakes, etc)
TEAM COLOR WARS Wear your team colors, Dancers,Parents, Family, Friends bring posters, banners, (Awards) for Creativity, Team Spirit , etc
8:00pm Movie at the Waterpark . Watch from your Float in the Wave Pool

SATURDAY JUNE 29
7:30am DOORS OPEN
8:30am DUO/TRIOS, GROUPS, LINES
11:00-3:00pm Master Class Intensive! All Ages Classes~ Contemporary is first
Break ~ Water Park Fun !
4:30pm Meeting/Rehearsal ~ Future Stars with Ricky!
Final Rehearsal All dancers for Opening Number !
5:00pm Sr Dance Team ages 14 & up
5:15 Jr T Dance Team ages 11/13
5:30 Young Dance Team ages 8/10
5:45 Mini Dance Team ages 5/7
6:00pm AWARDS
*Teacher & Choreographer Awards
*Overall Adjudication Awards
*Overall Top Champions Scholarship Awards !

Note: Free Admission: Dancers, Teachers, Parents, Family members are Free to attend all events. Must Sign In the door.

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 one of your Teen Dancers.

Accommodations Phoenix, AZ

Top Family Destination Resort , Spa and Hotel, located just 6 minutes from airport , (no auto rental needed here.) Room Rate includes 4 complimentary Tickets to the onsite Lazy River & Oasis Water Park.

ARIZONA GRAND RESORT AND SPA
8000 Arizona Grand Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ
800-916-4339 Reserve your room now, before they sell out!
MENTION Step Up 2 Dance for the special rate $159! Includes 4 waterpark passes per room

This Resort has it all. Come enjoy the SouthWest! This Room Rate is being offered as an Early Bird Special .. Book it today, before it goes up.

Deadline Phoenix, AZ

Hurry! Hurry! We have a few openings left! OPEN NATIONALS are for ALL Dancers , All ages, All abilities, regardless if they attended regionals. No need to prequalify!

More Info Phoenix, AZ

In addition to the competition, you will enjoy Fun Weekend and July 4 activities by the resort, including Oasis Buffet, BBQ, Magician, Movies at the wave pool, Entertainment with DJ Dance Party.

Nestled at the base of America’s largest urban park and wilderness preserve, Arizona’s only AAA Four Diamond all-suite resort features the 7-acre Oasis Water Park, the Arizona Grand Golf Course, and six unique dining venues.
Voted by the Travel Channel as one of the country’s Top 10 Water Parks, families and kids of all ages can spend their days playing in the park’s infinite waves. Oasis Water Park features three 8-story thrill slides, a giant wave pool, lazy river and 25-person hot tub and, with Oasis Bar & Grill serving up tasty food and cold beverages, you don’t even have to leave the park to eat. Don’t miss the killer nachos, large enough to share!

Manchester

Schedule Manchester, NH

THANK YOU ~ NATIONALS 2018
SAVE THE DATE .. SAME DATES , SAME LOCATION FOR 2019 !

MUSIC: Upload your songs before June 25

Note: Every Studio that has entered Groups has a Free Entry to put in the Dance Off !
Must be a Group of at least 4 dancers or as many dancers as you wish .

All Dancers are on the DANCE TEAM opening Number & have rehearsal on Fri, Sat, & Sun !

TEAM SPIRIT TAKEOVER – Claim and Take over your Dressing Room Space !
Decorate with posters , streamers! Show off your TEAM SPIRIT ! AWARDS for the TOP 5 !

*New! TEAM PARTICIPATION AWARDS: Bring 5 or more groups – and take home a gorgeous 4-5 ft ShowPiece Trophy


THURSDAY JULY 4

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
11:00 Future Star Interview (dress attire ) & 2 hour Dance Rehearsal follows 11:30 – 1:30pm
1:00 Solo Talent
6:00pm Solo Awards

FRIDAY JULY 5
8:00am DUO/ TRIO , 12:45pm CLASS , PROUDCTION COMPETITION
2:30pm (complimentary) Ice Cream Social Party in the Expo

REHEARSAL FOR OPENING NUMBER ALL DANCERS – CHECK THE LOBBY BOARD FOR FINAL TIMES

BALLROOM
4:00 Mini’s 4-7yrs
5:00 Young 8-10yrs
6:00 Pre Teens 11-12yrs

ARMORY
4:00 JrTeens age 13-14
5:00 Teens age 15-16
6:00 Teens/Adults age 17&
7:00 Future Star Rehearsal

SATURDAY JULY 6
8:00 GROUPS & 1:00 LINES

REHEARSAL FOR OPEN NUMBER ALL DANCERS

ARMORY
6:00 Mini’s 4-7yrs
6:30 Young 8-10yrs
7:00 Pre Teens 11-12yrs
*7:00 Future Star Rehearsal Ballroom
7:30 JrTeens age 13-14
8:00 Teens age 15-16
8:30 Teens/Adults age 17&


SUNDAY JULY 7

8:30 check in registration Showcase & Dance Off Dancers  check in  your Music !
9:00 SHOWCASE PERFORMANCES : JUDGES CHOICE
10:00 DANCE OFF BATTLE:
11:00 REHEARSAL ALL DANCERS
1:00 All Dancers report back to Ballroom at staggered times. See the poster board times in the Lobby
2:00 AWARDS

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

Accommodations Manchester, NH

The Radisson Hotel is now being bought by DOUBLE TREE .. and is expected to sell out of overnight rooms early in the season so call early. When making your reservation, call days, not nights and speak to front desk manager, Donna, being sure to tell her the name of your School, so you can be placed near one another.

Great location, downtown across from Verizon Wireless arena. Walk to restaurants, theaters, shopping ! And, airport and Mall of NH just 5 min. away. Family Fun at nearby Canobie Lake Park amusement and entertainment center or enjoy a day at Famous Hampton Beach , ½ hr away. The gateway to the Lakes and Mountains – NH has it all . The Radisson Hotel fill us fast, especially on Saturday night, so be sure to reserve your Overnight Room Early.

The hotel features a nice restaurant and pub and concession stand at lunch daily , along with indoor pool and health club.

Please keep checking back in case someone cancels, due to injury , illness .. Close to the event.

Note: day trippers .. The parking garage is owned by verizon and there is a daily charge to park there. $6. Get your parking ticket validated at front desk.

Overnight guests pay $12 per vehicle to park in the garage.

There are limited parking spots on street and in and around the City. Come early !

If the hotel is filled, please call and Mention Step Up 2 Dance for the best rate.

Hilton Garden Inn 603-669-2222
Country Inn Suites 603-666-4600
La Quinta Inn and Suites 603-669-5400
Springhill Suites (603) 668-9400
Courtyard Marriott 603) 641-4900

Also, Homewood Suites, Holiday Inn Express, LaQuinta, Comfort Inn, Sheraton Hotel and Holiday Inn . Just a couple exits away near the Mall is where these are located.

Deadline Manchester, NH

20% OFF ENTRY FEES PAID IN FULL BEFORE MAY 1 !
Deadline is 4 weeks prior to competition.
Hurry! Hurry! We have a few openings left!

More Info Manchester, NH

OPEN NATIONALS are for ALL Performers regardless if they attended regionals. No need to prequalify. You must submit All changes, edits , add ons, deletes 30 days prior to avoid late fees.

NEW HAMPSHIRE NATIONALS Side Trips & Things To Do. Click here.

Atlantic City

Schedule Atlantic City, NJ

THANK YOU ~ NATIONALS 2018
SAVE THE DATE .. SAME DATES , SAME LOCATION FOR 2019 !

MUSIC: Upload your songs before July 1
All attending Dancers are on the DANCE TEAM opening Number!

Note: Every Studio has a Free Entry to put in the Dance Off !
Must be a Group of at least 4 dancers or as many dancers as you wish .

TEAM SPIRIT AWARDS
Dancers/Parents Claim your audience seating, decorate w/ posters, streamers , team colors. !

TUESDAY JULY 16
TENTATIVE TIME:
7:00am check in Registration
8:00 Future Star Interview with the Judges
Check in w/ Carol or Ricky
8:30 SOLOS all day
Dance Team Opening Number Rehearsal
4:00- 5:00pm MINI ‘s 8 and younger
5:00 – 6:00pm JUNIORS 9-12 years
6:00 – 7:00pm SENIORS 13&
7:00 Future Star Rehearsal
Rehearsal TBA
7:10pm Group Photo: All Dancers meet across the street at the Outside Covered Stage.

WEDNESDAY JULY 17
7:30 am DUO/TRIOS GROUPS, LINES CLASS, PRODUCTIONS
CHECK the LOBBY BOARD to see who made the SHOWCASE !
Dance Team Opening Number Rehearsal
4:00- 5:00pm MINI ‘s 8 and younger
5:00 – 6:00pm JUNIORS 9-12 years
6:00 – 7:00pm SENIORS 13&
7:00 Future Star Rehearsal

THURSDAY JULY 18
Opening Number, Closed Rehearsal
7:45am Future Stars Report to assist Final Rehearsal
8:00-8:30am Sr Team age 13 &
8:30-9:00am Jr Team age 9-12
9:00-9:30am Mini Team 8 & younger
9:30-10:00 Future Star Ambassador Rehearsal
10:15 check in for SHOWCASE #, chosen by Judges
Check in for Dance Off !
10:30 SHOWCASE
11:30 DANCE OFF
12:30 break /intermission
1:40 dancers arrive Ballroom
1:50 Door Open for Audience
2:00pm AWARDS

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

Accommodations Atlantic City, NJ

Location: BOARDWALL HALL
2301 BOARDWALK, ATLANTIC CITY

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.

CAESAR’S on the Boardwalk
Located the is the closest hotel (next door).
Book early, they always sell out .
Rate: $145 plux Tax & Resort Fee
Group code: SC07DA8
Room Reservations: 888-516-2215

BALLY’S on the Boardwalk
Rate: $135 plus tax & Resort Fees
Room Reservations: 888-516-2215
Group code: SB07DA8 (All callers will be asked for this code, but can also book by saying “Step Up 2 Dance”)
https://aws.passkey.com/go/SB07DA7

CLARIDGE
$119 plus tax
609-487-4400
code: DANCE1
Call 1-844-AC-IS-FUN or book online at www.claridge.com

WINGATE
Egg Harbor, 5 miles outside Atlantic City .
609-484-1500 ask for Roxanne, mention Step Up 2 Dance
$90., including breakfast, free parking.

There are many hotels to choose from but based on family affordable rates, locations, these are our suggestions.

Deadline Atlantic City, NJ

20% OFF ENTRY FEES PAID IN FULL BEFORE MAY 1 !
Deadline is 4 weeks prior to competition.
Hurry! Hurry! We have a few openings left!

More Info Atlantic City, NJ

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

STUDIO DIRECTOR WILL RECEIVE FINAL SCHEDULE 7 DAYS PRIOR ADMISSION: $10 . per day , including non dancer siblings, 3 and older. Mom Free all week.
PARKING: $5.00 before 6:00pm Arriving after 6:00pm $10.00 Venue has concessions, no coolers allowed in.