Hollywood Connection Dance National Finals
Hollywood Connection Dance Convention and Competition Nationals in Burbank, 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 13th Annual Hollywood Dance Awards Gala.
Starts: 07/05/2016
Ends: 07/10/2016
2500 Hollywood Way
Burbank, California
91505
US

Important Update(s):

The HC room block at the Anaheim Marriott is now SOLD OUT.  Five overflow hotels for you to choose from. Scroll down for more information.

Host Hotel and Convention Location

Anaheim Marriott
700 Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802

Early Tuition Deadline: 5/1/17
Hotel and Reservations: 714-750-8000
Online Reservations, CLICK HERE!
Rate: $179 plus tax
Daily parking rates apply.

Hotel Reservation Cut Off Date: June 12th
Room block is SOLD OUT.

Convention and Competition Fees Deadline
Discount Tuition: May 15th
Full Tuition Rate Applies: May 16th
Parking: TBD Per Day

Anaheim Marriott
Anaheim Marriott

Overflow Hotels

Be sure to ask for “HOLLYWOOD CONNECTION” or use the group code when available to receive the group rate.  

Courtyard Marriott Anaheim Resort/Convention Center
2045 S Harbor Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92802
Phone: 1-714-740-2645
Reservations: $164
Reservation Code: HWCP
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Parking: $15 per night
This hotel offers in room refrigerator and coffee maker, free wi-fi, fitness center, outdoor pool.

Hyatt Place at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center
2035 S. Harbor Blvd.
Anaheim, California, USA, 9280
Reservations: 1-714-750-4000
Group Booking Code: G-HCD7
Rate: $169
Online Reservations and Website Click Here
Parking: $16
This hotel offers complimentary full breakfast, free wi-fi, 24 hour fitness center, outdoor pool.

Clarion Hotel Anaheim Resort
616 Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802
Reservations: 1-714-750-3131
Rate: $159
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Parking: $7 per night
This hotel offers in room refrigerator and coffee maker, free wi-fi, outdoor pool, fitness center, free weekday paper, and is pet-friendly.

Cortona Inn & Suites Anaheim Resort
2029 S Harbor Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92802
Reservations: 1-800-416-7350
Rate: $139
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Parking: FREE
This hotel offers complimentary hot breakfast, in room coffee maker, free wi-fi, pool, Jacuzzi and coin laundry.

Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort
1855 S Harbor Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92802
Reservations: 1-714-750-1811
Online Reservations: Click Here
Rate: $169
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Parking: $18
This hotel offers outdoor pool, free wi-fi, 24 hour fitness center and spectacular view of the Disneyland Resort fireworks. Please note this hotel requires a one day non-refundable deposit when booking.

Anaheim Overflow Hotels location map
Anaheim Overflow Hotels location map

National Convention & Competition Information

Hollywood Connection Dance Convention and Competition Nationals will be held in Anaheim, 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 14th Annual Hollywood Dance Awards Gala.

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), participate in rehearsals for the opening number beginning July 3rd, be enrolled in the convention, take all classes, perform an ICON solo and shoot an on camera interview. ICON fee is $110 (this includes costume, choreography and the solo entrance fee) 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: Your own skin-tone tights (footed and non footed) for girls, tan and black jazz shoes, black pants for boys.

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.

THINGS TO DO

Disneyland (10 min walk)  

Disneyland is the original Disney Theme Park with infamous rides such as Space Mountain and Splash Mountain. Visitors can experience the park’s newest edition, the California Adventure Park.

California Adventure (10 min walk)  

Explore 7 exciting lands that bring to life Disney and Pixar stories and characters through amazing attractions, entertainment and dining!

Downtown Disney (15 min walk)

Visit a lively promenade featuring distinctive eateries, unique shops and exciting entertainment during the Diamond Celebration.

Anaheim Garden Walk (15 min walk)

Anaheim GardenWalk is a 460,000 square-foot outdoor diningshopping and entertainment destination situated in the heart of the Anaheim Resort District just steps from the Disneyland® Resort and Anaheim Convention Center, and a short drive from Honda Center and Angel Stadium. Anaheim GardenWalk offers guests a distinctive collection of popular restaurantsvibrant nightlifetrendy shops and an upscale bowling lounge.

Knotts Berry Farm ( 9 mi. 20 min drive)  

Knotts Berry Farm is a family favorite theme park. The park has the best launch roller coaster accelerating riders from 0 to 80 in 2.3 seconds. The ride also offers various entertainment and attractions for little ones.

Angel Stadium 

The official website of the Los Angeles Angels with the most up-to-date information on scores, schedule, stats, tickets, and team information.

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