Hollywood Connection Dance National Finals
Hollywood Connection Dance Convention and Competition Nationals in San Diego CA attracts studios from all over the nation. Our nationals is unlike any other, including three days of classes with the entire Hollywood Connection Faculty, National Competition, many special opportunities and auditions, and our 17th Annual Hollywood Dance Awards Gala.
Starts: 06/26/2020
Ends: 07/02/2020
500 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA
92108
US

Important Update(s):

Our 2020 National Finals has been cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions on large gatherings in the County of San Diego.  If you have a reservation at The Town and Country Hotel, your reservation will be automatically cancelled.

 

You can read out full statement here!

 

Some good news!  Although our event is cancelled, the hotel will be open for business this summer.  For those that feel comfortable traveling or need a little getaway, the Town and Country hotel is offering a special package for our attendees. Details coming soon.

 

We will be back in San Diego in 2021.  We hope you will join us!!!

 

Stay safe out there.

 

SAN DIEGO, CA
JUNE 27-JULY 3, 2021

Host Hotel and Convention Location

Town and Country Resort
500 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA 92108
Rate: $205
Includes Daily Resort Fee
Online Booking Link: CLICK HERE
Hotel: 619-291-7131
Reservations: 800-772-8527
Requires one night room deposit.

Cut off for hotel reservations is 5/20/21
Block may sell out prior to this date.

Convention and Competition Fees Deadline
Discount Tuition: 5/15/21
Full Tuition Rate Applies: 5/16/21
Self Parking: Free

OVERFLOW HOTELS TBD

National Event Information

Hollywood Connection Dance Convention and Competition Nationals will be held in San Diego, CA.  Our nationals is unlike any other, including three days of classes with the entire Hollywood Connection Faculty, National Competition, many special opportunities and auditions, and our 18th Annual Hollywood Dance Awards Gala.

Teen Company Auditions

The mission of Teen Dance Company is to support the in-studio training as well as enhance the student’s performance qualities, audition skills and team building.  In addition, our mission is to educate dancers on the business of dance and the dance industry as a whole. Auditions for Teen Company will be on June 27th.

The Hollywood Dance Awards

Our Hollywood Dance Awards features a three course dinner, Academy Awards style presentation featuring the some of the best performances of the week, and a live band to dance the night away.  Dinner is included with all teacher and student convention fees.  Additional tickets for parents, friends and family may be purchases separately.  Tickets cannot be guaranteed at the door.

Icon Of The Year Competition

The Icon of the Year competition attracts dancers from around the country.  Dancers are chosen based on class participation, solo performance, sportsmanship, showmanship and interview.  This is more than just a dance competition.  It encompasses all that a dancer has to offer.  And all Icon’s learn and perform in a special opening number that is choreographed by our faculty.

All title winners and runner-ups will be eligible to compete for the Hollywood ICON of the Year. This competition is an invited ONLY event for ICON title and runner up winners. All participants must return the ICON size sheet (for costume).  Dancers will participate in rehearsals for the opening number beginning the evening of June 27th for dancers 14 and up and all dancers on June 28th.  Dancers must also be enrolled in the convention, take all classes, perform an ICON solo and shoot an on camera interview. Hotel, airfare and competition fees are not included. All invited participants must enter a solo in the ICON competition to be considered for ICON of THE YEAR. WHAT TO BRING: Girls: Your own sneakers, tap shoes (any color is fine), tan or black sports bra (to wear underneath costume). Leggings and tops will be provided. Boys: Sneakers, tap shoes, black pants you can dance in, black socks. Shirts will be provided. All dancers may be asked to dance barefoot.

Auditions, Professional Opportunities and Music Video Workshop

Lots of special opportunities at our National Finals including auditions for The Movement Talent Agency, The Los Angeles Laker Girls, Bonnie’s Story’s Music Video Workshop.  Dancers must prequalify in one of our regional cities to participate.

Parent Competition

It’s FUN!!!  It’s FREE!!!  And your studio can earn bragging rights!  We hope you will join us for this very special competition which will take place at the Wrap Party on July 3rd.  It’s a great way to end the week and bond with other parents. CHECK OUT LAST YEAR’S WINNERS BELOW!

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