2019 NATIONAL FINALS

JUNE 28-JULY 1, 2019
LOS ANGELES, CA

EVENT LOCATION
L.A. Marriott Burbank Airport
2500 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505
Phone: 818-843-6000
Room Rate: $179
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EVENT REGISTRATION
REGISTRATION INFORMATION
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FEATURING:
★ 3 Days of Classes
★ Thousands of $$$ in Cash Prize Competition
★ Agency Auditions
★ Dancer of the Year Audition
★ DJ Company Audition
★ Closing Night Gala

DANCER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

  • Dancers who were an “I AM THE JAM”  Scholarship Winner in a regional city are invited to compete for the title of National Dancer of the Year.
  • Contestants must perform 1 Solo in the Dancer of the Year competition and Finalists from each age divisions will then be asked to Dance Off for the title.
  • Dancer of the Year contestants can compete 2 solos, 1 for Dancer of the Year competition and 1 for National Finals Competition. You can also compete the same solo in Dancer of the Year competition as in National Finals Competition. Dancer of the Year Solos are not considered for Overall Awards but are strictly viewed for the consideration of Dancer of the year. Dancer of the Year solos do not need to have pre-qualified at a regional event.
  • All Dancer of the Year Contestants will perform in a special number at our Closing Night Gala.
  • Contestants must be present for ALL rehearsals.
  • Dancer of the Year Finalist must pay entrance fee of $225 which includes Dancer of the Year Solo, Performance in Gala, Costuming, Rehearsals, and General Admission Gala Ticket for the Dancer.
  • Choreography will be sent out 2 weeks prior to the performance.
  • This award is based on dancers work in the workshop as well as their performance in the competition.

NATIONAL DANCER OF THE YEAR WINNERS MUST COMMIT TO ASSISTING AT LEAST 3 HOLLYWOOD DANCE JAMZ WEEKENDS IN THE 2019-2020 SEASON AND MUST BE PRESENT AT THE 2020 NATIONAL FINALS!

CLOSING NIGHT GALA

  • A perfect way to wrap up a Fantastic season Hollywood Style!!
  • This wonderful Wrap Party will feature Faculty Show with Dancer of the Year Finalists, Faculty, and special guest artists!
  • National DOTY Winners, and Agency Winner will be announced!
  • Purchase your tickets in Advance because this event will Sell Out!
  • Any Dancer who wants to attend must purchase a gala ticket
  • VIP Tickets-$65 (includes Front Seating, Drink Ticket)
  • General Admission Tickets will be $50

LA AGENCY AWARD

  • This award includes Roundtrip Airfare to LA, a Scholarship for 1 Week to the Millennium Dance Complex, a headshot photo session with a noted L.A. photographer, and a consultation with LA’s top dance agency, Go 2 Talent Agency.
  • This audition will take place during the last day for all those dancers who received an Invitation in a Regional City
  • Winner will be announced and presented at our Closing Night Gala.
  • This award is worth well over $1000 and could be your Big Break!!
  • Dancers who received an invitation to audition will register online and must be registered for the ENTIRE convention to audition.
  • Dancers will learn a combination in a jazz funk style and audition in groups in front of panel
  • Download Sample Resume

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

June 28th:

8:00am – DJ Company Rehearsal/Dancer of the Year Finalist Rehearsals
3:00pm – Pre-Qualifying Competition/Dancer of the Year Competition

June 29th:

8:00am – Classes
3:00pm – National Competition

June 30th:

8:00am – Classes
3:00pm – National Competition

July 1st:

8:00am – Classes
7:30pm – Closing Night Gala

*All Dates and Times are estimated. Final Schedules are sent out 2 weeks prior to the event.
*Solos Do Not Need To Pre-Qualify.  Limit of 1 Solo per dancer in the National Competition.
*Ages are as of Jan. 1, 2019.
*Categories, Time Limits, etc. are the same as the Regional Events

PRICING

3 DAY DANCE CONVENTION

Discounted Teachers Rate
Registered 30 Days Prior After Deadline
Minis (3 ½ Day) $200 $225
Juniors $325 $350
Intermediate $325 $350
Teens $325 $350
Seniors $325 $350
Teachers/ Studio Owners $345 $370
Observers $60 $70

CLOSING NIGHT GALA TICKETS:

  • VIP Ticket – $65 (includes front seating & drink ticket)
  • General Ticket – $50

NATIONAL DANCER OF THE YEAR FINALISTS: $225

  • Includes Title Solo, Performing in Closing Gala, Costuming, and General Admission Gala Ticket

PRE-QUALIFYING & NATIONAL FINALS COMPETITION FEES
(If Pre-qualifying, Pay the Fees twice)

Discounted Teachers Rate
Registered 30 Days Prior After Deadline
Solos $135 $145
Duo/Trios $65/dancer $70/dancer
Sm. Groups (4-9) $55/dancer $60/dancer
Lg. Groups (10-15) $55/dancer $60/dancer
Line (16-24) $55/dancer $60/dancer
Productions (25+) $55/dancer $60/dancer

*Solos Do Not Need to Pre-qualify