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PARENT INFORMATION GUIDE

To further Dance Education in a positive and motivational environment through Master Classes with top professional choreographers from Los Angeles and New York.

Updated 07/14/2022

SAFETY PROTOCOLS:

Preventing the spread of COVID, especially in large indoor groups, is still a priority. 
PLEASE WEAR A MASK & DISTANCE at your own comfort level and as directed by Parents and Teachers. This is important to protect yourself and others and is highly recommended for those attendees who are unvaccinated and/or at high risk.
COVID-19 WAIVERS are signed by All Attendees as part of the Registration Process
TEMPERATURE CHECKS will be taken by Guards at Ballroom Doors
*100.4 Temperature or greater, must show negative test prior to entry. .
WASH/SANITIZE YOUR HANDS OFTEN
HAND SANITIZER available at Ballroom Entrances
PLEASE STAY HOME if you are experiencing Covid/Flu-like Symptoms
PLEASE NOTE: For the Safety of All Attendees, Tremaine Dance reserves the right to refuse entry or remove a guest who is NOT adhering to the safety measures. Any guest having a Temperature, and/or exhibiting flu-like Symptoms will need to immediately leave the event and alert us of those they have come in contact with during the event so we can take appropriate action.
MORE INFO: TremaineDance.com/2021-22_covid_protocols/

WRISTBANDS:

• Attach to either wrist
• Not to be removed for the duration of the Convention/Competition.
• Must be worn for Ballroom Entry.
• Lost or Removed Wristbands require Full Repayment of Registration Fees.
• No Refunds.
• No Exceptions.

GENERAL INFO:

ALWAYS PRE-REGISTER – On Site Registration is NEVER GUARANTEED

CONVENTION SCHEDULES available via TremaineDance.com on your Tour City Page. Also posted inside and outside each classroom.
• If you Pre-Registered with your studio, pick up your Wristband from your Teacher.
Wristbands Required for entrance into Teaching Classrooms.
Children under 3 years of age NOT ADMITTED into Ballrooms during dance classes for any reason – NO EXCEPTIONS.
Luggage and Large Items Not Allowed in Classrooms.
All Dance Bags, Ice Chests, etc., must fit under hotel chairs in the teaching rooms in compliance with Fire Marshall regulations.
• All chairs in ballrooms must remain against the walls and available
Outside Chairs Not Allowed in ballrooms or convention areas.

PAID OBSERVERS:

ALWAYS PRE-REGISTER – On Site Registration is NEVER GUARANTEED

Parents or Non-Dancers ONLY, attending with registered students in the Junior, Teen or Senior Ballrooms, may register as Paid Observers.
Cannot be – Dancers, Teachers, Studio Owners, Managers or Children under 3 years of age.  NO EXCEPTIONS.
Wristbands will allow you to observe in the Junior, Teen and Senior Student Ballrooms.
Children under 3 years of age NOT ADMITTED into Ballrooms during dance classes for any reason – NO EXCEPTIONS.
MINI BALLROOM: Paid Observers NOT allowed. Only Mini Student and Mini Chaperone wristbands admitted.
FREE OBSERVER BAND SPECIAL for guests registered under the Tremaine Room Block at the Host Hotel may receive 1 Free Observer Band.
MORE INFO: TremaineDance.com/Free_Observer_Band/

HOTEL ETIQUETTE:

• Reminder that Hotels are Public Areas.
• All Attendees must Observe Safety Practices & Quiet Times.
• Dancers should always Travel in Pairs.
• Dancers must wear appropriate Cover Ups outside of Classrooms.
• Appropriate Footwear must be worn at all times outside Ballroom Areas. No Bare Feet.
• No Tap Shoes outside of Ballroom Area.
• We ask everyone’s cooperation in respecting the privacy of other hotel guests and all hotel property. Your cooperation will allow Tremaine Dance to continue to use the finest hotels in the country for our conventions.

COMPETITION:

Possibility of Competition on Day Before Convention. 2 weeks prior notice.
FREE – No Ticket Necessary.
Live Streaming via TremaineDance.com, Password Required & Supplied
• Masks recommended in the Showroom
Competitors are not penalized fi they choose to wear a mask while on stage

NO VIDEO RECORDING OF COMPETITION * PHOTOS OK
No Camera Equipment – Selfie Sticks, Tripods, Monopods, etc.

PARENTS FORUM WITH LAURIE JOHNSON:*

• For Parents of Dancers only (no Wristband required)
• Laurie Johnson discusses your child’s dance education
No Admittance to – Children, Teachers, Studio Owners, Studio Managers, Studio Staff nor their Spouses. No Exceptions!
*May not be available in all cities

SCHOLARSHIPS:

AUDITIONED & AWARDED BY BALLROOM REGISTRATION
* Dancers will Audition in the Ballroom they are Registered in 

• 32 SCHOLARSHIPS are awarded by Tremaine in each city*

3 MVP National Scholarships 1 JR, 1 TN & 1 SR *winter cities only.
– Attend National Finals Convention Tuition Free for that season
– Chosen by Tremaine Faculty based on observations during event

1 Freestyle Face-Off Scholarship 1 TN or SR *winter cities only.
– Attend National Finals Convention Tuition Free for that season
– Chosen by on-stage dance battle during Faculty Show

2 Hip Hop Scholarships  1 TN & 1 SR
– Attend 1 Convention Tuition Free – valid for 1 year
– Chosen by Tremaine Hip Hop Faculty based on class observations

2 Parent Forum Scholarships 
– Attend 1 Convention Tuition Free – valid for 1 year
– 2 Chosen by Drawing at each Parents’ Forum

• AUDITIONS – The following Scholarships chosen by Audition Process

18 Convention Scholarships – 6 each – JR, TN & SR
– Attend 1 Convention Tuition Free – valid for 1 year

6 Yearlong Convention Scholarships – 2 each – JR, TN & SR
– Attend ALL Tremaine Conventions Tuition Free for 1 year

• ELIGIBILITY – All Full-Convention Paid JR, TN & SR Registrants may audition
* Dancers eligible to receive each available scholarship ONLY ONCE in each Age Division.

AUDITION PROCESS:

• NO SIGN-UP LIST  *  NO FEE
• AUDITION NUMBERS PROVIDED IN REGISTRATION PACKET
*Only worn during auditions
• Only Auditioning Dancers & Teachers are allowed in the audition. 
     *Dancers not auditioning must vacate the room prior to start of audition.
*If a dancer is cut during the audition, we encourage them to stay & observe afterward.
• Observers not allowed in Auditions
* AUDITIONS START PROMPTLY
– Be in appropriate ballroom for the audition PRIOR TO START TIME.
– Only Registered Teachers may enter after the doors close.
NO EXCEPTIONS FOR ANY REASON
* EXITING THE AUDITION FOR ANY REASON
– No Re-Entry into the Ballroom until audition is over.
• Announcement of Winners – Winners announced at the Faculty Show

FACULTY SHOW:

Live & Live Streaming via TremaineDance.com
Scholarship Winners Announced
Performances by the Tremaine Faculty, DOTY’s, Performance Company and select Competition Performances
All Students/Classrooms will be merged into the main showroom
LIMITED CAPACITY
GENERAL SEATING ON THE FLOOR
MASKS RECOMMENDED
ALL CHAIRS must remain AGAINST THE WALLS for safety of all guests.
Faculty Show and Convention conclude by approx. 3:00 p.m.

Tremaine Dance Conventions Management reserves the right to refuse admittance to, or to remove anyone who is disruptive, unruly or displays rude, unsafe, unacceptable behavior – to be determined at Director’s sole discretion.