We have quite a few updates regarding the upcoming competition season. Please read over carefully!!!


PLATINUM:

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The Platinum regional competition has moved locations. Platinum will now be held Thursday, March 11th – Sunday, March 14th,  2021 at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch. 315 Chestnut St., St. Louis, MO 63102 Platinum will use a block schedule, meaning all of our dances will perform back to back on one day. (Same as the competitions we attended last season.) They have also extended their competition weekend Thursday-SundayWe will receive our day/schedule approximately 7-10 days prior to the event. Please update your calendar to keep all four days open until we have our final schedule. Platinum is requiring each parent to submit a waiver on-line prior to the competition weekend. I will be sending your individual link via e-mail in the coming weeks. 

PLATINUM NATIONAL COMPETITION SCHEDULING:

The Platinum National event is also planning to do a block schedule. I’m working to get additional details as to how that will work for travel plans. We will receive the formal Nationals schedule approximately 3-4 weeks prior to the event. The competition will be held at the Sevierville Convention Center. 202 Gists Creek Rd. Sevierville, TN 37876June 21-28, 2021. The following hotel/resort is attached to the convention center. Wilderness at the Smokies Stone Hill Lodge 1424 Old Knoxville Hwy, Sevierville, TN 37876. www.wildernessatthesmokies.com There are several other hotels nearby. Platinum has offered a list of hotels in the area offering discounted rates.https://danceplatinum.lucidhotels.us/Search/?Locale=en_US&kw=platinum-national-dance-competition~platinum-national-dance-competition-pigeon-forge-nationals&LatLonName=202%20Gists%20Creek%20Rd,%20Sevierville,%20TN%2037876,%20USA&Latitude=35.89385970000001&Longitude=-83.58855179999999&City=202%20Gists%20Creek%20Rd,%20Sevierville,%20TN%2037876,%20USA&InDate=06/21/2021&InDate_disp=06/21/2021&OutDate=06/28/2021&OutDate_disp=06/28/2021&NumRooms=1&submitBtn=Find+Hotels#search/202%20Gists%20Creek%20Rd%2C%20Sevierville%2C%20TN%2037876/none/none/06-21-2021/06-28-2021/default/ASC/ASC/ASC/0/none/none/none/0/0/0/0/0/0/0/0/0/0/0/0/0/0/none/none/0/5/none/none/none/1/0/0/0/1/1/results/0/Feel free to visit the following website for more information as to other places to stay or what to do in the area. www.visitseiverville.com


The convention center is 5.56 miles from Pigeon Forge and 10.67 miles from Dollywood. 


MARK OF EXCELLENCE: 

Mark of Excellence will be held Thursday, April 15th – Sunday, April 18th, 2021 at the St. Charles Convention Center. One Convention Center Plaza, St. Charles, MO 63303. Mark of Excellence will use a block schedule, meaning all of our dances will perform back to back on one day. (Same as the competitions we attended last season.) We will receive our day/schedule approximately 7-10 days prior to the event. Host Hotel: Embassy Suites St. Charles. Two Convention Center Plaza, St. Charles, MO 63303


LEGACY DANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS:

MPORTANT UPDATE: We are excited to announce we will now be attending Legacy as our third regional competition instead of Celebration. Legacy was originally sold out but recently contacted us to let us know they will be able to accept our entries. We have always had great success with Legacy, so we are thrilled to be returning to their event! Legacy will use a block schedule. Our group routines will perform the evening of Thursday, April 29th and solos will compete during the day on Friday, April 30th. We will receive the exact schedule approximately 7-10 days prior to the event. Legacy Dance championships will be held Thursday, April 29th – Sunday, May 2nd, 2021 at Fox High School’s Rickman Auditorium. 745 Jeffco Blvd. Arnold, MO 63010.


Each competition will have their own specific Covid rules/restrictions. We will pass on that information, along with any other important details as we approach each weekend. We appreciate your patience and flexibility as we work to create the best competition season possible for our students. 


Thank you,

Dance Team Faculty