NATIONALS 2021

July 6th-11th, 2021

THE RESORT & CONFERENCE
CENTER HYANNIS


35 Scudder Road
Cape CodHyannis, MA
508-775-7775

 

Room Reservations Must Be Called In. 
Please don't forget to mention Spirit of Dance Awards for the discounted Group Rate.
Reservation Deadline: June 6th, 2020

(866) 828-9111  or  (508) 775-7775

For more info on booking at our Nationals Hotel, The Resort & Conference Center,
and for overflow rooms available in Hyannis, please see our Dates/Locations Page.  LINK HERE

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Sample Nationals Week Schedule

Indoor & Outdoor Pools  •  On-Site Dining
Salon & Spa  •  Golf Course  •  Gym
Site-Seeing  •  Downtown Shopping
Entertainment  •  Nearby Beaches
And More!

Dancers are welcome, and encouraged, to join us for Master Classes on the final day of Nationals.
It’s a fun morning of classes with some of the top dancers/choreographers around!
Classes may include:

  • Jazz/Funk
  • Contemporary
  • Lyrical
  • Jazz
  • Hip-Hop
  • Tap
  • Broadway Pop

Please call for pricing.

Download Dancer Roster Here

 

 

Dancers must have previously participated in the Title Category at a Regional Competition to be eligible to enter the Title "Dancer of the Year" Category at Nationals. Dancers must compete using the same routine as was competed at their Regional for that season. Please note: The Title Category is a Competitive Level, and only those dancers competing at the Competitive Level are eligible to participate. Dancers will be asked to submit a headshot prior to Nationals, and will record a brief, informal video to will play on screen before performing (will be filmed by SDA during Nationals) There is a mandatory title class on the first day of Nationals for which dancers will be scored. A portion of each dancer's score will then be added to their adjudicated title performance score to produce a final total. All participants will receive a tote bag, a t-shirt, and are invited to the Dance Team Luncheon (at no additional cost). Participants are also invited to perform with the Title Dance Team during the Grand Showcase. Dancers must be available for choreography on the first day of Nationals and for all scheduled rehearsals to participate in the Title Dance during the Grand Showcase.Title dancers will be asked to participate in the Grand Showcase on the last day of Nationals. Participating dancers will be asked to submit a headshot, prior to Nationals. All those who previously competed in a Regional Title category are eligible to compete at Nationals using the same routine. A brief, informal intro video recording will be made (during Nationals) to play before they dance on stage. There will be a special Title Awards Night at Nationals. Dancers may dress in semi-formal attire for this awards ceremony. Title Winners will be asked to assist during the awards ceremonies during the remainder of the Nationals Competition wearing their Title Jackets All participants will receive a tote bag, a t-shirt, and are invited to the Dance Team Luncheon (at no additional cost). Participants are also invited to perform with the Title Dance Team during the Grand Showcase. Dancers must be available for choreography on the first day of Nationals and for all scheduled rehearsals to participate in the Title Dance during the Grand Showcase. Please see the NATIONALS DANCE TEAMS tab for Dancer Roster, and additional information.    
Part of what makes “Nationals” so special is meeting new friends and working together as a group. We encourage dancers to participate on the dance teams, make new friendships, learn new and fun choreography, and have another opportunity to perform! After all, isn’t that what it’s all about?    Download Dancer Roster Here SDA DANCE TEAM  All dancers attending Nationals are welcome to participate on these teams, for a fee. There will be two age groups: 12 & under and ages 13+. Dancers must be available for choreography on the 1st day of Nationals and scheduled rehearsals. Please, check the dance team schedule for more details. Dance teams will perform at the Grand Showcase on the last day of Nationals. All dancers will receive a t-shirt to be worn for their performance. Dancers are invited to a complimentary luncheon for all dance team members. Dancers must register by June 1st, 2020. SDA ALL STAR TEAM Dancers in the competitive Primary, Junior, Teen and Senior solo/duo/trio categories, awarded 1st-5th at their SDA Regional Overall Awards, will be invited to be a part of our elite All-Star Dance Team at Nationals at 50% off! Dancers must be available for choreography on the first day of Nationals and scheduled rehearsals. All dancers will receive a complimentary t-shirt and are invited to dance at the Grand Showcase on the last day of Nationals. Dancers are invited to a complimentary luncheon for all dance team members. Dancers must accept their All Star invitation by June 1st, 2020. ULTIMATE CLASS ASSISTANTS DANCE TEAM Class Assistants are chosen during SDA Regional competitions, and are invited to be part of the Nationals Class Assistant Team. Dancers must be available for choreography on the first day of Nationals and for scheduled rehearsals to participate in the closing number for Class Assistants. Class Assistants will receive a complimentary t-shirt and will be performing at the gala, as well as at the Grand Showcase. Class Assistants are also eligible to assist the faculty for Nationals Master Classes on a first come basis. There will be a complimentary luncheon for all class assistants and dance team members. Please contact the office for more information, prior to June 1st, 2020. NATIONALS TITLE DANCERS TEAM Dancers participating in a SDA Regional Title Category are eligible to participate on the Nationals Title Dance Team (as well as to compete). Must be available for all choreography and scheduled rehearsals throughout Nationals week. The Title Dancers will perform at the gala, as well as at the Grand Showcase. All Dance Teams, including Title Dancers, are invited to a complimentary luncheon and will receive a shirt for the performances. Please contact the office for more information prior to June 1st, 2020.
SDA’s Annual Nationals Gala will be an incredible night of performances, a delicious dinner, overall awards, and fun! Throughout Nationals week, the Directors and Judges will be selecting some of the most original, inspiring, and entertaining entries to perform for you, along with other fun, after enjoying a delicious buffet-style dinner and dessert. Please call for pricing. After dinner and the performances, the doors will open for the Overall Awards Ceremony. Please note that those purchasing Gala tickets will have preferred seating at their tables for all of the evening's festivities. (There is no admittance fee for those attending the Awards Ceremony ONLY. This seating will be theater style to the rear of the Gala tables) Dinners must be pre-ordered; please use the Dancer Roster Form. Download Dancer Roster Here
The Nationals Grand Showcase will be held on the final day of Nationals, beginning at approximately 3:00 pm and will include the following exciting events:

Performances by the Master Teachers

See your favorite Master Class Teachers as they perform for you!

Improv Finals

Cheer your friends and classmates on in the final round of our Improv Challenge!

Judges Choice Battle 

These very entertaining dance routines have been chosen from each Regional event, along with the best of the best chosen from Nationals entries to go head to head in our Judges Choice Battle! The top prize includes bragging rights, a trophy, and $1000 (awarded to the studio)!

Dance Team Spectacular

They have rehearsed all week long, and now they’re ready go! Come cheer on your dancers in this fun, friend making, team building dance extravaganza!

SDA All-Stars/Class Assistants Dance Teams

  See what these top scoring dancers have been up to all week. They are sure to impress and blow your socks off!!

Title Dance Team

Our title participants have been working hard all week long too! Join us to cheer them on as they perform one more time... together!

And To Close the Show

Title Winners/Dancers of the Year, will be introduced and will perform again! Excitement continues with the announcement and award presentation for the winners of the Improv Challenge and the Judges Choice Battle! Tickets to this event may be purchased throughout Nationals week or may be purchased through your studio before Nationals. Please see your studio director for all pricing.
COMING SOON!

SDA Nationals week is packed with excitement! Join us for all the fun, as we come together to celebrate the end of the 2021 Competition Season!

Fantastic Master Classes with Top Dance Professionals
Improv Workshop & Improv Challenge
Dance Teams Luncheon
Special Title Awards "Dancers of the Year" Night
Exciting Awards Dinner Gala
Directors/Teachers Wine Social with SDA Faculty
Themed Dance Parties with DJ
Judges Choice Grand Showcase Dance-Off!
Dance Team Spectacular, Grand Showcase Numbers
• Ultimate Assistant Dance Team
• SDA All-Star Team
• SDA Nationals Dance Team
• Title Dancers Dance Team
And Much More!

 

 

Questions about our exciting Nationals Week on Cape Cod? Contact Us!