Convention Details


We are thrilled you are considering joining us as we celebrate another summer of exceptional dance talent!

Chicago Dance Connection

REGISTRATION FEES

TEACHERS – STUDIO OWNERS – MANAGERS
Discounted Rate – Registered by June 6 is $330.00
Full Rate – Registered after June 6 is $340.00
One Day is $100.00

Teachers are invited to video tape the last 15 minutes of any class. You must be wearing your teacher wristband during this time to be allowed to video tape.

  • Bring 10-14 Students, Teacher pays half tuition
  • Bring 15-19 Students, Teacher attends FREE
  • Bring 20-25 Students, 1 Teacher and 1 Assistant Teacher attend FREE: also 1 competition group entry (4-8 Dancers)- FREE
  • Bring 26 or More Students, 2 Teachers, 2 Assistant Teachers attend FREE: also 1 competition group entry (4-8 Dancers) – FREE
Discounted Rate
Registered by June 6
Full Rate Registered
after June 6
One Day
ASSISTANT TEACHERS
You are welcome to participate in all ballrooms and competition
$280.00 $290.00 $100.00
ADVANCED (16 & up) $270.00 $280.00 $100.00
INTERMEDIATE (14 & up) $260.00 $270.00 $100.00
STUDENTS(10 – 13) $250.00 $260.00 $100.00
MINIS (8 – 10) $240.00 $250.00 $100.00
PETITES* (5 – 7)
$110.00 $120.00 $40.00
*Our Petite level is for young dancers(ages 5-7) who want to experience Jazz Camp but might find the three day workshop too challenging. The Petites will be learning a short routine with one of the faculty members and will get the opportunity to perform at the Wrap-Up Sessionon Sunday. This level is all about FUN FUN FUN! Petites can compete in the competition as long as the average age of the routine is still 8+.
OBSERVERS
Advanced, Intermediate, Student and Mini Ballrooms Only
$30.00 $40.00 $10.00

Chicago Dance Connection

REGISTRATION GUIDELINES

  • Please be advised convention wristbands are not to be removed for the duration of the convention.
  • Teacher discounts apply only to students registered for the ENTIRE convention. One Day registrants do not apply.
  • Teachers and Assistant Teachers are allowed access to all ballrooms. Assistant Teachers welcome to participate in competition.
  • One Day registrants are not eligible for Scholarships.
  • Scholarship forms must be submitted when mailing registration.
  • Observers are permitted in the Advanced, Intermediate, Student, Mini and Petite Ballrooms ONLY. Siblings under 6 years of age may attend FREE under parental supervision. Anyone not displaying their observer badge will be asked to leave the ballroom immediately.

Chicago Dance Connection

REGISTRATION GUIDELINES

  • Registration Fees are non-refundable…no exceptions.
  • Age Categories are used as a guideline. Teachers, please use your discretion. If a student placement problem arises, please see CDC Registration Desk.

Chicago Dance Connection

CONVENTION ETIQUETTE

  • CDC would like to see a professional atmosphere maintained. When leaving the ballrooms quiet and courteous behavior is appreciated.
  • Please respect our host hotel. Be mindful during late night or early morning hours. Slamming doors and loud talking in the hallways should be kept to a minimum. Help us maintain a pleasant relationship with our hotel so that they will look forward to our return visits.
  • No Videotaping is allowed in any ballroom EXCEPT the approved Teachers. Audio recorders permitted.
  • When leaving a ballroom, make sure you have all your personal belongings.
  • CDC and convention hotels are not responsible for injury or personal property.
  • OBSERVERS: Talking and socializing in the dance room should be kept to a minimum. Observer wristbands must be visible at all times. For the safety of our dancers anyone not displaying an observer wristband will be asked to leave the ballroom immediately.

Chicago Dance Connection

SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES

  • Dancers must be registered for the entire convention to be eligible for scholarships.
  • One Day registrants are not eligible for Scholarships.
  • Dancers will be assigned a scholarship number. Scholarship badges must be worn throughout the convention. All dancers, INCLUDING teachers and assistant teachers, will be evaluated throughout the weekend. Scholarships will be awarded on Sunday during the wrap up session.

Chicago Dance Connection

HOTEL INFORMATION

Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, Chicago

1800 E. Golf Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: (847) 605-1234   Website | Map | BOOK NOW
Deluxe Guest Room: $139.00(King or Double/Double)
HOTEL CUT OFF: June 6, 2017

IMPORTANT NOTICE: We have secured low room rates at the Hyatt. Make your week-end a complete dance event by staying at the hotel for all the fun and excitement. Don’t miss a dance vacation even if you live close to the hotel. In order for us to keep a special low rate it is imperative that you assist us by pre-registering with the Hotel. In order to assist you we have set up a direct link to the hotel(copy link below) or you may call the Hyatt directly at 1-847-605-1234.

https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=16094008

YOU MUST ADVISE THE HOTEL THAT YOU ARE WITH CHICAGO DANCE CONNECTION.

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