NATIONAL FINALS

SUMMER 2021

HILTON ORLANDO LAKE BUENA VISTA

ORLANDO, FL

JUNE 28 - JULY 2

KALAHARI RESORT

SANDUSKY, OH

JULY 5-9

Venue &
Host Hotel

All events and activities at our National Finals are held in the convention centers of our host hotels. 

Please book early as our room blocks may fill. 

Orlando

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

Reservations: 407-827-4000
Call in code: VID
Book Online

Perks When You Stay Within Our Room Block at the Hilton:
No Resort Fee
Half Off Self Parking
Comp Internet in Room
Comp Shuttle Departs Every 30 Minutes to All Disney Parks
Discount Disney Tickets & Access to Disney Magic Hours

Sandusky

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

Reservations: 877-525-2427

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 2021

Over $50,000 in cash & prizes to be awarded this summer!

Best Hollywood Studio

$5,000

in entry fees for 2022

Best Broadway Studio

$5,000

in entry fees for 2022

Best Hollywood Production

Custom Studio Jackets

by Crewtique Team Wear

Best Broadway Production

$500

in entry fees for 2022

PLUS...

Up to $4,000 

in Scholarships

$3,000+

in Round 1 Gift Certificates

$500 Gift Certificate

to Best Cast & Crew

And more!

Dance-Off Awards, Studio Accolades...

Hollywood Dance-Off

AWARDS
  • Mini/Jr Group 1st | $750
  • Teen/Sr Group 1st | $750
  • Solo 1st | $500
  • Duo/Trio 1st | $500
  • Mini/Jr Group 2nd | $300
  • Teen/Sr Group 2nd | $300
  • Mini/Jr Group 3rd | $200
  • Teen/Sr Group 3rd | $200

All cash, 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.
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 2022 season which may be redeemed at one or multiple 2022 regional events and/or 2022 nationals. Unused portions will expire on 8/1/22. The winner will forfeit any Round 1 Gift Certificates earned for small group, large group, or lines in exchange for the $5,000 gift certificate. Round 1 gift certificates earned for any high score solos or duo/trios are not effected. Cash awards earned at Dance-Off are not effected.
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 $5,000 gift certificate for entries in the 2022 season which may be redeemed at one or multiple 2022 regional events and/or 2022 nationals. Unused portions will expire on 8/1/22.
Round 1 Gift Certificates are awarded in the Hollywood Level when there are more than 5 entries in each age division per category.
The winner of 1st Place Hollywood Production VIP LIST receives customized studio jackets for the winning studio by Crewtique Team Wear. The number of jackets awarded will equal the total number of dancers in the winning routine plus 5 faculty jackets.

NATIONALS EVENTS

FREE

MASTER CLASSES

Convention Classes take place in Junior (12 & under) and Senior (13 & over) convention rooms. Participation in convention 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 Solo Idol Winners. The choreography, special lighting effects, exclusive custom t-shirts, and the many new friends made will create lasting memories for these idol performers!

DANCE-OFF DAY

Red Carpet Arrival

The Red Carpet Arrival takes place on Dance-Off Day. Arrive in VIP style for red carpet photo-ops. Our professional photographers will be there to capture all the memories of this exciting day.

AUDITIONS

Scholarship Auditions

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. 

PHOTO SHOOT

The Model Experience

Move Society® Apparel and Crewtique® Team Wear host an open call audition in search for models to take part in the photo shoot during the National Finals week. Photos are featured on advertisements and social media.

CHAMPIONSHIPS

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

June 27th (Idols Only)
Opening Number Rehearsal (6-9pm)

June 28th
Scholarship Auditions
The Model Experience Open Call
Convention Classes
Opening Number Rehearsal
Competition: Solos

June 29th
The Model Experience Photo Shoot
Opening Number Rehearsal
Competition: Solos, Duo/Trios, Groups

June 30th
Competition: Solos, Duo/Trios, Groups

July 1st
Opening Number Rehearsal
Competition: Solos, Duo/Trios, Groups

July 2nd | Dance-Off Day
Red Carpet Arrival
Opening Number Performance
Little Bigwigs Exhibition Performance
Scholarship Audition Finals | Improv Line
Solo & Duo/Trio Championship
Group Championships
Production Showdown
Studio Accolades Ceremony

*Times/days are ALL TENTATIVE until actual schedule is released.

July 4th (Idols Only)
Opening Number Rehearsal (5-8pm)

July 5th
Scholarship Auditions
The Model Experience Open Call
Convention Classes
Opening Number Rehearsal
Competition: Solos

July 6th
The Model Experience Photo Shoot
Opening Number Rehearsal
Competition: Solos, Duo/Trios, Groups

July 7th
Competition: Solos, Duo/Trios, Groups

July 8th
Opening Number Rehearsal
Competition: Solos, Duo/Trios, Groups

July 9th | Dance-Off Day
Red Carpet Arrival
Opening Number Performance
Little Bigwigs Exhibition Performance
Scholarship Audition Finals | Improv Line
Solo & Duo/Trio Championship
Group Championships
Production Showdown
Studio Accolades Ceremony

*Times/days are ALL TENTATIVE until actual schedule is released.

7:30am Solo & Duo/Trio Championship
Broadway Solos (3 Mini, 3 Junior, 3 Teen, 3 Senior)
Broadway Duo/Trios (3 Mini, 3 Junior, 3 Teen, 3 Senior)
Hollywood Solos (3 Mini, 3 Junior, 3 Teen, 3 Senior)
Hollywood Duo/Trios (3 Mini, 3 Junior, 3 Teen, 3 Senior)

10:00am AWARDS
Broadway VIP LIST Top 5 Solos, Broadway VIP LIST Top 5 Duo/Trios,
Hollywood VIP LIST Top 5 Solos, Hollywood VIP LIST Top 5 Duo/Trios

10:30am The Red Carpet Arrival

11:00am Idols Opening Number Performance

11:05am Little Bigwigs Exhibition Performance

11:15am Scholarship Audition Finals: Improv Line

11:30am Production Showdown


1:30pm Studio Accolades Ceremony
Introduction of Studios/Teachers, recognition of Regional Idol Winners from the Opening Number Performance, announcement of Scholarship Audition Winners, and presentation of Round 1 studio awards including Best Choreography, Best Cast & Crew, and Best Studio
Production Awards: Broadway VIP LIST Top 5 Productions, Hollywood VIP LIST Top 5 Productions

2:00pm Lunch Break

2:30pm Broadway Mini/Jr Group Championship
Broadway Mini Groups (5 Small, 5 Large/Line)
Broadway Junior Groups (5 Small, 5 Large/Line)

3:45pm Hollywood Mini/Jr Group Championship
Hollywood Mini Groups (5 Small, 5 Large/Line)
Hollywood Junior Groups (5 Small, 5 Large/Line)

5:00pm AWARDS
Broadway VIP LIST Top 10 Mini/Jr Groups
Hollywood VIP LIST Top 10 Mini/Jr Groups

5:40pm Idols Opening Number Encore Performance

5:45pm Broadway Teen/Sr Group Championship
Broadway Teen Groups (5 Small, 5 Large/Line)
Broadway Senior Groups (5 Small, 5 Large/Line)

7:00pm Hollywood Teen/Sr Group Championship
Hollywood Teen Groups (5 Small, 5 Large/Line)
Hollywood Senior Groups (5 Small, 5 Large/Line)

8:30pm AWARDS
Broadway VIP LIST Top 10 Teen/Sr Groups
Hollywood VIP LIST Top 10 Teen/Sr Groups

*Times/days are ALL TENTATIVE until actual schedule is released.

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