conventions

 
   


Embassy Suites

Charlotte/CONCORD, NC

 

October 27 - 29, 2017

   
   
 

 
Epic Dance Showcase Convention Policies
 

BE AN EPIC DANCER


Any petite, junior, teen, or senior soloist or members of a duet/trio who scores a Diamond at any of our regionals, will automatically be considered an "EPIC DANCER" and will be eligible to participate in our National Opening Number!!!  In addition, select "Epic Dancers" will be considered for assisting our esteemed choreographers during classes at Epic Conventions and will be considered to perform their award winning routine during the Showcase at the convention!!!  Please contact Epic staff for more details.
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CHECK-IN
Check-in will begin one hour before the first event on Friday night. Student/Teacher wrist bands and observer bands will be available for purchase/pick-up before class begins each day. Wrist bands should be picked up by the person who registered the group. If that person will be unavailable, please let us know in advance. WE DO ACCEPT INDEPENDENT ENTRIES!!!

 

NO VIDEO OR FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY
There is no video/flash photography allowed inside the ballrooms!!! Failure to comply to this rule will result in eviction from the ballroom. No exceptions!!!

 

NO FOOD OR DRINK
There is absolutely no food or drink allowed in the ballrooms, nor the lobby. Please bring bottled water only to class. Water will be provided daily in each ballroom as well.

 

WRIST BANDS
Wrist bands must be worn by all teachers, students and observers. No one will be allowed to enter a ballroom without the appropriate band. Bands will be checked upon entering each ballroom. Teachers have the freedom to dance or observe in ANY ballroom. Lost wrist bands cannot be replaced, so please keep your band on your wrist at all times!

 

REFUNDS
Epic Dance Showcase will not refund any fees unless we are responsible for the cancellation of the convention.

 

INCENTIVES
FOR EVERY 10 PAYING STUDENTS REGISTERED, ONE TEACHER ATTENDS FREE OF CHARGE!
Your teacher must be entered in your registration along with your 10 students in order to receive this bonus! Teachers will receive gifts during check-in!!!

 

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT
Anyone registering and paying in full 30 days in advance, will receive an Early Bird Discount! Registration is allowed at the door, provided there is space available.

 

AGE CATEGORIES
Epic Dance Showcase recommends the following age limits for class, but it is up to the teacher's discretion as to where to place their studentS. Mini/Petites 6-9 yrs Juniors 10-12 yrs Teens 13-15 yrs Seniors/Teachers 16 yrs and up(Teachers must be at least 18 yrs of age)

 

OBSERVER BANDS
Parents, siblings, and/or fans who aren't participating in class, may purchase an observer band and observe in ballrooms during class. This band will also grant admission to the Showcase, but does not allow one to dance. Any child over the age of 3 will require an observer band. While we welcome everyone to enjoy the classes, please be respectful of the dancers, teachers and choreographers. Keep any talking to a minimum, don't obstruct the viewing of others, no food or drink allowed, and NO VIDEO OR FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY!

 

SHOWCASE
There will be a showcase during the convention in which the all-star, guest choreographers will perform. Select dancers may be chosen to perform the choreography they learned in class that day! This will be an exciting event you will not want to miss!!! YOU MUST HAVE A STUDENT/TEACHER OR OBSERVER WRIST BAND IN ORDER TO ENTER THE SHOWCASE. If you don't have a wrist band, a ticket for the show can be purchased for $5.00.

 

FACULTY
All faculty is scheduled to teach at each convention in every level with the exception of the mini/petites. Teachers for the minis and petites will be dependent upon availability of staff. In the event one of our scheduled master teachers is not able to attend a convention, a teacher of comparable notoriety will be substituted.

 

BREAKS
There will be a 10-15 minute break between each one hour class. There will be a lunch break each day and a dinner break as well, on the night of the Showcase. These breaks will be noted on the schedule. Please remember, no food or drink is allowed in the hotel lobby or ballrooms!

 

SCHEDULE
A detailed schedule will be posted at a later date.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OUR CONVENTIONS OR COMPETITIONS, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT www.epicdanceshowcase.com or call 704-860-7202.  We will be happy to assist you in any way!

 
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