The Showdown
Grand Nationals

3/6/21 – 3/7/21
Schaumburg, IL

About The Showdown Grand Nationals

Join us at GLCC’s The SHOWDOWN Grand Nationals for a wild and crazy good time! This rockin’ themed event brings all of the excitement of a rock n’ roll concert to life where your athletes are the rock stars! From National Champion guitars & fierce competition to heart-pumping production and awards,
your athletes will feel like they are taking the main stage just outside of Chicago!

Championship Info

2020 Results

Click Here for the 2020 Showdown Grand Nationals Results.

Housing Information

GLCC’s housing partner, Team Travel Source, can help you find hotels at the best rates. To make an individual or group reservation, just click on the HOTEL button on the event page to see live rates and availability. You can also call 1-866-567-7075 or visit


Complementary Parking around the hotel

Photography and Videography

RT Productions will be the official photographer at GLCC Showdown! Team pictures will be taken after each team’s performance. Spectators are only permitted to photograph their team/program after permission from the Program Owner. For the safety and comfort of all attendees, no telephoto lenses over 200 MM are permitted at any Varsity Louisville events.


Plenty of concessions are available at the Schaumburg Convention Center for athletes and spectators.

Weather Policy

All Varsity Louisville events will go on regardless of the weather conditions. Should an extenuating circumstance arise, please check the website for any updates. We encourage you to exercise caution and make any necessary travel arrangements so that you may safely arrive to the event in time for your performance. Should Varsity Louisville cancel or postpone an event for any reason, we will communicate with the program account owners regarding any refunds or credits the week after the postponed or cancelled event. Refunds will not be issued for teams or individuals who choose not to attend. Please keep an eye on the local and national weather forecasts to help you prepare for any inclement weather.


Strobe lights, fog and other special effects may be used in the production of this event.

Things to do in Schaumburg

Check out Meet Chicago Northwest for all the amazing things to see and do there! They have a complete list of attractions and restaurants for you to explore during your stay!