Safety Guidelines

Safety Changes

Welcome Back to The Star Dance Alliance!

As we prepare to host our world class Star Dance Alliance events, we’ve reinvented the competition experience based on guidance from health authorities and local government agencies.

 

While our events may seem different from the last time you competed with us, we assure you they will still have the same excitement and professionalism we’ve provided to the dance community for over 3 decades! We are excited for you to join us at our “National Remixes” and “Take Two” Events!

What you can count on from us:

All scheduling will be done in a ‘Block’ format. Each studio will be assigned specific time slots for all of their dancers to perform their routines.

 

Studios will be given wristbands that must be worn for admittance during their studio’s scheduled time block.

 

All SDA staff will be required to wear face masks/coverings.

 

For those who cannot or choose to not attend in person, our shows and awards will be available via live stream, free of charge, on the DanceBug App!

 

Seating will be modified by blocking off seats or rows within a section to accommodate social distancing of at least 6 feet between individuals from different households.

 

There will be frequent disinfection of the stage, backstage area, seating areas, common areas, and dressing rooms. (After each studio block).

 

There will be multiple hand sanitizing stations throughout the venues.

We will attempt to have as many floor markers and tape lines as we can to keep traffic flow and ample space around the facility.

 

SDA Staff will have temperatures taken and wellness check-ins every day.

 

Award ceremonies will be scheduled and available online for viewing.

 

Adjudication Awards should be physically picked up by a studio representative at the conclusion of the studio’s scheduled block of time.

 

At our National Remix events, the top routines will advance into the exciting virtual finals. The finals and awards will be aired online at a pre-determined date.

 

There will be NO CASH SALES at our store. All sales will have limited contact, including eliminating signature requirement for credit card sales.

 

No scoring deductions will be given for any costume modifications that include any Personal Protective Equipment or choreography to accommodate social distancing.

What we count on from you:

All staff, teachers, dancers, prop handlers, and spectators ages two and up, will be required to wear a mask/face covering. (Dancers will not be required to wear a mask on stage).

 

Prop handlers are permitted backstage and must wear a mask/face covering at all times.

 

Props must be handled solely by the studio handlers. No SDA staff will be permitted to assist.

 

Only active performers in the routine should be backstage with one adult teacher. No other spectators permitted. Our backstage managers look forward to greeting you!

 

We encourage you to strongly limit number of family members inside your studio’s dressing rooms.

 

Anyone who is running a fever, or who has been ill within the last 72 hours should not attend.

Anyone who has been in contact with someone who has been ill in the past 14 days should not attend.

 

It is highly recommended that everyone bring their own water to drink.

 

All music must be uploaded online. CDs, Mobile Devices, USBs, etc. will not be accepted.

 

Spectators may only enter facility during their own studio’s designated performance times and must be wearing their provided wristband.

 

We encourage Studio Directors to conduct daily temperature and wellness checks on their performers and staff.

 

We encourage everyone to practice social distancing while in attendance.

2025 SCHEDULE

Starpower Talent Competition

2025 Schedule

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Alabama
Mar 14-16 | Birmingham, AL

Venue: Sheraton Birmingham Hotel
Deadline: Feb 6, 2025
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TBA | Mobile, AL

Venue: TBA
Deadline: TBA
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Alaska
Feb 14-16 | Anchorage, AK

Venue: Wendy Williamson Auditorium
Deadline: Jan 10, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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Arizona
Mar 21-23 | Gilbert, AZ

Venue: Higley Center for the Performing Arts
Deadline: Feb 14, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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Arkansas
Feb 21-23 | Little Rock, AR

Venue: Maumelle High School
Deadline: Jan 24, 2025
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California
Mar 7-9 | San Jose, CA

Venue: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts
Deadline: Jan 31, 2025
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Mar 14-16 | Dublin, CA

Venue: Dublin High School
Deadline: Feb 16, 2025
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Mar 21-23 | Fresno, CA

Venue: Saroyan Theatre
Deadline: Feb 14, 2025
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April 11-13 | Anaheim, CA

Venue: Anaheim Marriott
Deadline: Mar 7, 2025
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May 16-18 | Escondido, CA

Venue: California Center for the Arts, Escondido
Deadline: Apr 11, 2025
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TBA | Classic Event

Venue: TBA
Deadline: TBA
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TBA | Riverside, CA

Venue: TBA
Deadline: TBA
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TBA | San Diego, CA

Venue: TBA
Deadline: TBA
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Colorado
May 9-11 | Denver, CO

Venue: Westin Westminster
Deadline: Apr 4, 2025
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Connecticut
March 14-16 | Hartford, CT

Venue: Connecticut Convention Center
Deadline: Feb 6, 2025
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Apr 25-27 | Ledyard, CT

Venue: Foxwoods Resort ~ Rainmaker Expo Hall
Deadline: Mar 21, 2025
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Florida
Feb 28-Mar 2 | Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Venue: Charles F Dodge City Center
Deadline: TBA
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Mar 21-23 | Ft. Myers, FL

Venue: Suncoast Credit Union Arena at Florida Southwestern State College
Deadline: Feb 14, 2025
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Mar 28-30 | Tampa, FL

Venue: Florida State Fairgrounds
Deadline: Feb 21, 2025
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Mar 28-30 | West Palm Beach, FL

Venue: Palm Beach County Convention Center
Deadline: Feb 21, 2025
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Apr 4-6 | Jacksonville, FL

Venue: UNF Fine Arts Center
Deadline: Feb 28, 2025
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Apr 4-6 | Lakeland, FL

Venue: The Lakeland Center (RP Funding Center)
Deadline: Feb 28, 2025
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TBA | Classic Event, Miami, FL

Venue: TBA
Deadline: TBA
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TBA | Orlando, FL

Venue: TBA
Deadline: TBA
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Georgia
Mar 14-16 | Atlanta, GA

Venue: Clayton Performing Arts Center
Deadline: Feb 6, 2025
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Hawaii
Mar 28-30 | Honolulu, HI

Venue: TBD
Deadline: Feb 21, 2025
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Illinois
Mar 21-23 | Collinsville, IL

Venue: Gateway Convention Center
Deadline: Feb 14, 2025
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Apr 4-6 | Aurora, IL

Venue: Oswego East High School
Deadline: Feb 28, 2025
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Indiana
Apr 25-27 | Classic Event - Indianapolis, IN

Venue: Warren Central High School
Deadline: Mar 21, 2025
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Iowa
February 7-9 | Davenport, IA

Venue: Adler Theatre
Deadline: Jan 3, 2025
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Kansas
March 7-9 | Wichita, KS

Venue: TBA
Deadline: Jan 31, 2025
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Louisiana
Apr 4-6 | Baton Rouge, LA

Venue: Raising Canes River Center
Deadline: Feb 28, 2025
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Maryland
Apr 4-6 | Laurel, MD

Venue: Laurel High School
Deadline: Feb 28, 2025
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Apr 11-13 | Baltimore, MD

Venue: Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor
Deadline: Mar 7, 2025
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Apr 25-27 | Upper Marlboro, MD

Venue: The Show Place Arena at Prince George Equestrian Center
Deadline: Mar 21, 2025
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Massachusetts
Feb 14-16 | Andover, MA

Venue: J Everett Collins PAC
Deadline: Jan 10, 2025
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Mar 14-16 | Lowell, MA

Venue: Lowell Memorial Auditorium
Deadline: Feb 6, 2025
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May 9-11 | Springfield, MA

Venue: Mass Mutual Center
Deadline: Apr 4, 2025
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Michigan
Mar 14-16 | Detroit, MI

Venue: Oxford High School
Deadline: Feb 21, 2025
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Minnesota
Apr 25-27 | Minneapolis, MN

Venue: Minneapolis Convention Center
Deadline: Mar 21, 2025
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Mississippi
Apr 4-6 | Biloxi, MS

Venue: Mississippi Coast Coliseum
Deadline: Feb 28, 2025
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Missouri
Feb 14-16 | Kansas City, MO

Venue: Hyvee Arena
Deadline: Jan 10, 2025
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Nebraska
Mar 21-23 | Omaha, NE

Venue: CHI Health Convention Center
Deadline: Feb 14, 2025
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Nevada
TBA | Las Vegas, NV

Venue: TBA
Deadline: TBA
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New Jersey
Jan 31-Feb 2 | Sewell, NJ

Venue: Republic Bank Performing Arts Center (formerly Investors Bank PAC)
Deadline: Jan 8, 2025
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Feb 21-23 | Sparta, NJ

Venue: Sussex County Tech School
Deadline: Jan 24, 2025
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Feb 28-March 2 | East Brunswick, NJ (I)

Venue: Jo Ann Magistro PAC @ Hammarskjold Middle School
Deadline: Jan 24, 2025
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Feb 28-March 2 | Meadowlands, NJ (I)

Venue: Meadowlands Expo Center
Deadline: Jan 24, 2025
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Mar 7-9 | Classic Event - Meadowlands, NJ (II)

Venue: Meadowlands Expo Center
Deadline: Jan 24, 2025
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Mar 14-16 | East Brunswick, NJ (II)

Venue: Jo Ann Magistro PAC @ Hammarskjold Middle School
Deadline: Feb 6, 2025
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Apr 11-13 | Manahawkin, NJ

Venue: Stafford Township Arts Center
Deadline: Mar 7, 2025
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Apr 11-13 | Meadowlands, NJ (II)

Venue: Meadowlands Expo Center
Deadline: Mar 7, 2025
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May 2-4 | Classic Event - East Brunswick, NJ (II)

Venue: Jo Ann Magistro PAC @ Hammarskjold Middle School
Deadline: Mar 28, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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May 10-11 | Meadowlands, NJ (IV)

Venue: Meadowlands Expo Center
Deadline: Apr 4, 2025
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May 16-18 | East Brunswick, NJ (IV)

Venue: Jo Ann Magistro PAC @ Hammarskjold Middle School
Deadline: Apr 11, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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May 16-18 | Freehold, NJ

Venue: iPlay America
Deadline: Apr 11, 2025
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New Mexico
Apr 4-6 | Albuquerque, NM

Venue: Kiva Auditorium
Deadline: Feb 25, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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New York
Mar 7-9 | Syracuse, NY

Venue: The Oncenter
Deadline: Jan 31, 2025
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Apr 4-6 | Long Island (I), NY

Venue: East Islip High School
Deadline: Feb 28, 2025
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Apr 11-13 | Long Island, NY (II)

Venue: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts LIU Post
Deadline: Mar 7, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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May 2-4 | Buffalo, NY

Venue: Event Center at the Fairgrounds
Deadline: Mar 28, 2025
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May 2-4 | Niagara Falls, NY

Venue: Niagara Falls Convention Center
Deadline: Mar 28, 2025
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North Carolina
Mar 7-9 | Raleigh/Durham, NC

Venue: Durham Convention Center
Deadline: Jan 31, 2025
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May 2-4 | Concord, NC

Venue: Cabarrus Arena & Event Center
Deadline: Mar 28, 2025
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Ohio
May 2-4 | Columbus, OH

Venue: Columbus Convention Center
Deadline: Mar 28, 2025
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May 23-25 | Sandusky, OH

Venue: Kalahari Resorts Sandusky
Deadline: Apr 18, 2025
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Oklahoma
Feb 28-Mar 2 | Tulsa, OK

Venue: Cox Business Center/Tulsa Convention Center
Deadline: Jan 24, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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Oregon
Feb 28-Mar 2 | Portland, OR

Venue: Oregon Convention Center
Deadline: Jan 24, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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Pennsylvania
Mar 14-16 | Pittsburgh, PA (I)

Venue: Cornell High School
Deadline: Feb 6, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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Mar 28-30 | Pittsburgh, PA (II)

Venue: David Lawrence Convention Center
Deadline: Feb 21, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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Mar 28-30 | Pittsburgh, PA (III)

Venue: Cornell High School
Deadline: Feb 6, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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Apr 25-27 | Oaks, PA

Venue: Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
Deadline: Mar 21, 2025
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May 23-25 | Lancaster, PA

Venue: Wyndham Lancaster Resort and Convention Center
Deadline: Apr 18, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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Rhode Island
Mar 28-30 | Providence, RI

Venue: The Vets RI
Deadline: Feb 21, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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South Carolina
Apr 4-6 | Spartanburg, SC

Venue: Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium
Deadline: Feb 28, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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Tennessee
Mar 21-23 | Murfreesboro, TN

Venue: Tucker Theater @ Middle TN State University
Deadline: Feb 14, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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May 16-18 | Memphis, TN

Venue: Renasant Convention Center
Deadline: Apr 11, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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Texas
Apr 4-6 | Fort Worth, TX

Venue: Will Rogers Memorial Auditorium
Deadline: Feb 28, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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Apr 25-27 | Austin, TX

Venue: Palmer Event Center
Deadline: Mar 21, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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TBA | Houston, TX

Venue: TBA
Deadline: TBA
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Point Of Contact:
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Utah
April 24-26 | Salt Lake City, UT

Venue: Salt Palace Convention Center
Deadline: Mar 21, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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Virginia
April 11-13 | Classic Events - Woodbridge, VA (I)

Venue: Hylton High School
Deadline: Mar 7, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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May 2-4 | Woodbridge, VA (II) (2 Locations)

Venue: 2 Locations
Deadline: Mar 28, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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May 9-11 | Hampton Roads, VA

Venue: Hampton Roads Convention Center
Deadline: Apr 4, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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Washington
Mar 21-23 | Spokane, WA

Venue: First Interstate Center for the Arts
Deadline: Feb 14, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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Apr 25-27 | Seattle, WA

Venue: Highline Performing Arts Center
Deadline: Mar 21, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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West Virginia
TBA | Charleston, WV

Venue: TBA
Deadline: TBA
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Point Of Contact:
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Wisconsin
Mar 21-23 | Madison, WI

Venue: River Arts Center
Deadline: Feb 14, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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Wyoming
Feb 28-Mar 1 | Gillette, WY

Venue: The Cam-Plex
Deadline: Jan 24, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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2025 Nationals

June 23-27 | Atlantic City, NJ

Venue: Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City
Deadline: May 20, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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June 23-27 | Las Vegas, NV

Venue: TBD
Deadline: May 12, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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June 23-27 | Hershey, PA

Venue: Hershey Lodge
Deadline: May 20, 2025
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Point Of Contact:
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June 27-July 1 | Branson, MO

Venue: Branson Convention Center
Deadline: May 23, 2025
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June 30-July 4 | Orlando, FL

Venue: Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel
Deadline: May 26, 2025
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July 1-5 | Wisconsin Dells, WI

Venue: Kalahari Resort Wisconsin Dells
Deadline: May 27, 2025
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July 9-13 | Ocean City, MD

Venue: Roland E Powell Convention Center
Deadline: Jun 14, 2025
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July 13-17 | Myrtle Beach, SC

Venue: Myrtle Beach Convention Center
Deadline: Jun 18, 2025
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