Our national dance competitions are a thing to behold! Whether you are a competitor or watching others compete, Star Systems dance competitions are the place to be to see some of the best talent in the country. Above are the current locations and dates of our upcoming talent competitions. More details will follow. The 2023 dance season will be a great one, and we look forward to seeing returning faces from our regional contests.
Be sure to register for the appropriate national dance competition below! If you have any questions, feel free to contact Star Systems. Check out our Rules page for specific details, deadlines, and other important information about Nationals.
June 27 – July 1, 2023
North Charleston Performing Arts Center at North Charleston Civic Center
5001 Coliseum Dr, North Charleston, SC 29418
ACCOMMODATIONS & RESERVATIONS
You can look forward to:
- Receive valuable and constructive critiques recorded live by vetted judges from all over the United States
- Perform on Professional Stage-Steptm flooring with multiple high quality stage microphones
- Hi-Def Photos/Videos with multi camera set-up at a reasonable price
- National Trophies, Medals, Pins of the highest quality in the industry
- No Additional or Mandatory fees
- Amazing merchandise at affordable prices
- Complimentary luncheons for studio owners each day
- Free Master Classes
- South Carolina Aquarium
- Folly Beach
- James Island
- Splash Zone and Waterpark
- Surf Lessons
- Husk Restaurant
- Fig Restaurant
- The Green Goat Restaurant
- Hominy Grill…
- and much much more
Hilton Garden Inn Charleston Airport & Convention Center
5265 International Boulevard, North Charleston, South Carolina 29418
HOTEL FEATURES & SERVICES
- 2 blocks from Charleston Convention Center with scenic boardwalk
- 168 guest rooms and suites with complimentary WiFi
- 5,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and 24-hour business center
- Enjoy breakfast and dinner at The Garden Grille & Bar
- Unwind in our fitness center or indoor swimming pool
- Complimentary on-site parking; Shuttle service within 2 miles
- Walkable location, adjacent to North Charleston Convention Center, Performing Arts Center and Coliseum*
- 1 mile from Tanger Outlet shopping Center and dozens of dining options*
- 2 miles from CHS-Charleston International Airport*
- 4 miles from Park Circle*
- 8 miles from Historic Downtown Charleston
- 10 miles from Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
- 15 miles from Sullivan’s Island Beach
Gulf Shores, AL
July 5 – 9, 2023
Orange Beach Event Center on The Wharf
4671 Wharf Pkwy W, Orange Beach, AL 36561
ACCOMMODATIONS & RESERVATIONS
Your week will be filled with
- arcade play at Arena The Next Level Arcade and Outer Limits VR,
- train rides on The Wharf Express,
- a spin on the Ferris wheel,
- shopping on Main Street at places like Sand And Kisses Children’s Boutique, Maho Shades, Build-A-Bear and Sand Dollar Lifestyles,
- taking a dolphin cruise aboard the Sunny Lady or renting a boat from Orange Beach Boat Rentals
- enjoying meals and desserts from Sugar Shack, Dippin’ Dots and Kilwins, Yoho Rum & Tacos that has a kids meal sure to please.
- If it’s rainy, catch a movie at AMC Theatres or check out the Cool Shots Selfie Museum.
HOTELS / HOUSING
The Wharf Rental Management: https://www.wharfcondos.com/
Condo vacation rental company located within walking distance of the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf.
SpringHill Suites Orange Beach at The Wharf: https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/pnsor-springhill-suites-orange-beach-at-the-wharf/overview/
Located next door to the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf.
Young’s Suncoast Vacation Rentals: https://www.youngssuncoast.com/
Vacations rental company that has several vacation rentals on and off the beach.
Perdido Beach Resort: https://perdidobeachresort.reztrip.com/classic/en/special_offer?action=show&controller=landings&locale=en&rate_code=STCB&rate_code=STCB&starting_page=special_offer
Full service, beachfront hotel in Orange Beach. Using this link will pull in special rates.
The Lodge at Gulf State Park, A Hilton Hotel: https://lodgeatgulfstatepark.com/
Full service, beachfront hotel in Gulf Shores.
Hampton Inn in Gulf Shores: https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/gufgshx-hampton-gulf-shores/
Hilton Garden Inn in Orange Beach: https://hiltongardeninnorangebeach.com/
Brett/Robinson Vacation Rentals: https://www.brett-robinson.com/sports-groups
One of the largest vacation rental companies in the destination. They have several vacation options on and off the beach.
Additional options: https://gulfshoressports.bookdirect.net/#/lodgings?campaign=gulfshores-large-bookingwidget&checkin=20230702&checkout=20230709&locale=en