NATIONALS Orlando, FL
July 1-7, 2023
SIGNIA HILTON ORLANDO BONNET CREEK
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HOTEL NUMBER and mention ADE.
Surrounded by the Walt Disney World Resort, Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek is an adventurous destination offering a magical and memorable resort experience. Take in the Florida sunshine at our three-acre pool with a lazy river and waterslide, dine at over a dozen restaurant and lounge experiences, explore Walt Disney World Theme Parks with complimentary shuttle transportation, stay active in our 24-hour fitness center, play a round of championship golf, and relax at the award-winning Waldorf Astoria Spa
PRODIGIES & NOBLES ATTENDING WITHOUT A STUDIO REPRESENTATIVE WOULD NEED TO REGISTER SEPARATE BY CLICKING ON THE LINK BELOW
Your Nationals Grand Finale Includes:
Over $300,000 in Scholarships!
Over 40 hours of exciting and challenging dance classes and workshops! ALL STYLES: From Ballet, Contemporary, Fusion styles to Jazz, Hip-Hop, Street, Musical Theater and Tap
Technique & Conditioning Classes, Teacher Seminars & More!
Minis, Junior and Teen/Senior level convention classes with our elite faculty
Dancer Of The Year Competition
Showdown Gala. The evening is jam-packed with performances featuring Stage Workshop, Prodigies, Top 1st Overall Competition Routines, High Scores Groups in each Age Division, Faculty Invitationals, Studio Of The Year Nominees, Dancer Of The Year Finalists, Emerging Choreographer Finalists, and guest performances. Scholarships & Awards.
The Gala will kick off with the Red Carpet Event with a Cash bar & snacks for Parents & Teachers, and a "Dance Club" for dancers with DJ Omari!
Stage Workshop Intensive
Opening & Closing Numbers (Invitational ONLY awarded in each tour city)
NEW: ADE's Performance Company: DREAMERS
NEW: Studio of the Year Award: CASH AWARD!
Noble Prodigy All-Star Workshop & Auditions
Emerging Choreographer Award
Talent Agency Auditions
NATIONALS CONVENTION TUITION 2023
Your weekend tuition includes over 15 dance classes per level, Welcome Show, Pool Party
and scholarship opportunities!
A newly renovated stage!
The New Stage Dimensions are: 52 feet wide by 30 feet deep of dance space.
In addition to that: theater wings with additional space and ramp access for large numbers and big props!
Studio Owners, please contact us to confirm pricing, discounts, and incentives at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Observer Wristband Policy:
Pre-registration is strongly suggested as observer bands may sell out. If still available, they will be sold at the door starting at early check-in. All observer bands are non-refundable and may not be transferred. ADE is not responsible for lost or stolen bands. You must be accompanying a dancer to observe (children five and under may observe free of charge).
Please note: You do not need an observer band to enter ADE Competition.
This band allows entrance into all ADE-level classes.
Standard Rate Starts May 20th
Registration Hard Deadline June 5th
NATIONALS COMPETITION RATES 2023
All event pricing is available in the Studio Owner/Director registration portal. Please login to your account to view the competition fees per routine size.
Studio Owners, please contact us to confirm pricing, discounts, and incentives at email@example.com
INDEPENDENT'S COMPETITION SOLO PRICES BELOW
SOLO EARLY RATE: $150
STANDARD RATE: $160
IMPROV COMP $40
COMPETITION INFO & LEVELS
ADE Competition is the ONLY Dance Competition that provides International Exchange Scholarships for the highest-scoring eligible routines at Nationals.
ADE is proud to provide a supportive and comfortable environment where dancers can showcase their talents, receive constructive critiques from ADE Faculty and Judges, and enhance their skills through the process. Each routine will receive audio and written critiques.
ADE offers two different levels for dancers to compete!
Intermediate Level Recommended for dancers with 1-3 years of dance training.
Competitive Level (Intermediate-Advanced). Recommended for dancers with 3+ years of dance training
THE IMPROV COMPETITION
Four age categories – Minis, Junior, Teen, Senior
Dancers will get to choose their dance style, the music is randomly chosen for each dancer.
Time Limit: 50 seconds
Winner in each age category
Winners receive a $50.00 credit for ADE conventions
ROUTINE GROUP SIZES
SOLO (1 dancer) 3 Min. Max.
DUET (2 dancers) 3 Min. Max.
TRIO (3 dancers) 3 Min. Max.
SMALL GROUP (4-9 dancers)
3 Min. Max.
LARGE GROUP (10-15 dancers)
3 Min. Max.
LINE (16-21 dancers) 4 Min. Max.
PRODUCTION (22 + dancers) 7 Min. Max.
MINIS (4-8.999 years old)
JUNIORS (9-12.999 years old)
TEENS (13-15.999 years old)
SENIORS (16-18.999 years old)
ADULT (19 years old and Up)
(The cut-off date age for 2023 competition dates is January 1st, 2023)
All registered participants are eligible for scholarships!
ADE awards over $250,000 in scholarships at NATIONALS!
The Exchange Programs
Qualifying dancers during the US National Event are given the opportunity to be hosted in another country and perform in accepting the country’s national dance festival! The countries involved are SPAIN, ARGENTINA, and ITALY!
Recipients and Studio Of The Year Finalists are awarded partial tuition to THE DANCE FEST, a new premiere Dance Festival in Las Vegas, NY - July 28-Aug 1st, 2023
ADE Convention Scholarship
Recipients are awarded free or partial tuition to any one of our Artistic Dance Exchange regional weekend workshops! This scholarship may be used in any one city on our 2021-2022 regional tours.
Outstanding Performer Award
Recipients are awarded a FREE Competition Solo for any of our events!
ADE Prodigy All-Star Scholarship
Recipients are awarded free tuition for each ADE regional weekend for an entire calendar year valued at over $2,500
Prodigies will also receive additional discounts for master classes, stage workshops,s and merchandise with our sponsors.
ADE Noble Prodigy & Dancer of The Year
Recipients are awarded free tuition to each ADE regional weekend for an entire calendar year valued at over $5,000 and assist our faculty on stage! In addition to FREE masterclasses, stage workshops, and a choreography piece at each regional event!
The winners of ADE Dancer of the Year will automatically be a:
-ADE Noble Prodigy for the upcoming season
-Assist the ADE Faculty on stage
-Receive 2-night hotel stays in each tour city for the entire 2023-2024 regional season!
ADE will be awarding 6 ADE Dancer of the Year awards each summer, including females and males in each age division: Junior, Teen, and Senior.
BEST of ADE
High Score Competition Winners & Judges Choice Award
High Score Winners and Judges Choice Award will be invited to perform at the Gala and compete for a chance to win one of our International Exchange Programs, or a chance to be invited to The DanceFest Choreographer’s Festival!
Emerging Choreographer Award
At Nationals, the TOP 1 finalist choreographer will be invited to one of our 2022-2023 tour cities to TEACH and CHOREOGRAPH a routine on our Prodigy All-Stars.
Studio Of The Year $10,000 Prize!
In-Studio Workshop Award
$500 & $1,000 credit. Expires September 2024.
*NOTE: All scholarships are non-transferable; you may not transfer your scholarship to another person, or extend it past the season it is intended. If you have misplaced your scholarship, please contact us as we have the official recipient list on file. Reminder: You must apply the code during registration to receive credit. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to redeem and if you have any questions on this process. No refunds. No exceptions.