Hollywood Connection Dance National Finals
Hollywood Connection Dance Convention and Competition Nationals in Las Vegas, NV 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 16th Annual Hollywood Dance Awards Gala.
Starts: 06/23/2019
Ends: 06/29/2019
101 Montelago Boulevard
Henderson, Nevada
89011
US

Important Update(s):

PRE- REGISTRATION and HC OFFICE are CLOSED – ALL QUESTIONS MUST BE MADE ONSITE AT EVENT

 

SCHEDULES UPDATED!  6/15/19

 

LAS VEGAS, NV
JUNE 23-29, 2019

Host Hotel and Convention Location

Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort and Spa
101 MonteLago Blvd.
Henderson, NV 89011
Rate:  SOLD OUT!!!
Includes Daily Resort Fee
Hotel: 702-567-6000
The HC Block at the Westin is completely sold out. No more rooms will be added.  Please see below for overflow hotel options.  

Cut off for hotel reserations is 5/20/19
Block may sell out prior to this date.

Hotel requires a one night non-refundable deposit when booking.  Any room booked outside the block will be charged a resort fee.  

Convention and Competition Fees Deadline
Discount Tuition: 5/15/19
Full Tuition Rate Applies: 5/16/19
Self Parking: Free

Westin Lake Las Vegas Hotel-Exterior
Westin Lake Las Vegas Hotel-Exterior

OVERFLOW HOTELS

Hilton Lake Las Vegas Hotel
Address: 
1610 Lake Las Vegas Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89011
Rate: $129
Booking Link:  Book here!
Cancellation Policy: Hotel requires one night non-refundable room deposit.
Hotel Phone:1-855-227-6800  and use the code HCIHCG to reserve within the block.
Distance: 1.7 miles from venue
Cut off: ***May 6th.  Room block open for short time.  Rooms may sell out prior to this date.***
Amenities:Non-smoking hotel, non-casino resort, resort fee included in rate, two bottles of complimentary water per day, coffee maker, 20% off refection Bay Golf Course, fitness center, complimentary shuttle to strip.
Hotel Website: Click here!

 

Hampton Inn and Suites
Address: 421 Astaire Drive,
Henderson, Nevada, 89014
Rate: $123 plus tax
Booking Link: Book here!
Cancellation Policy: 72 hours
Hotel Phone:702-992-9292 use code HOL to book HC rate.
Distance: 9.5 miles from venue
Cut Off: June 1st. Rooms may sell out prior to this date.
Amenities: Non-smoking,Coffee maker, free wi-fi, Pets allowed with deposit, free hot breakfast (hours vary), swimming pool, fitness center.
Hotel Website:  Click here!

 

Hilton Garden Inn
Address: 1340 West Warm Spring Road
Henderson, NV 89014
702-322-9000
Rate: $104
Booking Link: Book here!
Cancellation Policy: 72 hours
Hotel Phone:  702-322-9011 use code HWC to book HC rate.
Distance: 9.9 miles from venue
Cut Off:  May 22nd.  Rooms may sell out prior to this date.
Amenities: Non-smoking, pets allowed with deposit, free wi-fi, coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator, fitness room, pool.
Hotel Website:Click here!

National Event Information

Hollywood Connection Dance Convention and Competition Nationals will be held in Las Vegas, NV.  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 16th 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 The Teen Dance Company are for dancers that pre-qualified in one of our regional cities.  Audition will be on June 23rd approximately 5pm at the Westin Lake Las Vegas hotel.  Dancers do NOT have to attend nationals to audition for Teen Dance Company. Registration for the Teen Company Audition opens May 15th.

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 23rd for dancers 14 and up and all dancers on June 24th.  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. 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 June 29th.  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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