Stay Smart aims to provide programs with the best customer experience and consistency across our brands regarding housing requirements for Varsity All Star events. While housing remains necessary at select events and in certain venues, we are pleased to announce that in the 2020-2021 season Varsity All Star will be eliminating required housing from the majority of our 2-day competitions. For events that do not require housing, our housing partners will still be working with hotel properties surrounding event venues to assists programs in getting the best possible housing options for their teams.
*For updated travel information regarding hotel accommodations due to COVID-19, please check with the Housing Partner for your event.
This season, housing will not be required at about 90% of our competitions. With more than 400+ events within our family of brands, you are sure to find the perfect schedule to meet your program’s needs. Below is a list of the events that will require housing in the 2020-2021 season. Housing is required for these events for a variety of reasons including demand within the city or venue, venues that are connected to resort properties, and date stability. Our Worlds Bid Events in particular must follow strict date and distance parameters each season in order abide by USASF event producer guidelines.
To help ease the minds of our customers, our housing partners have team-friendly, flexible policies surrounding deposits and cancellations for all of our events, including the events that require housing. Should Varsity All Star choose to cancel an event due to COVID-19, hotel room refunds will be issued in full. Since hotels all operate a little bit differently, our housing partners are required to provide all deposit and cancellation terms prior to booking.
View the events that require housing in 2020-2021.
*Lowest Room Rate Guarantee will be honored when comparable rooms are found for a lower rate. If you find a room of the same type (double, king, etc.), on the same dates, with the same included amenities (breakfast, parking, etc.) and with the same team-friendly payment and cancellation terms, please report it to the Housing Partner.
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Tournament Housing Services
Connections Housing will provide Housing Services for CHEERSPORT Nationals in Atlanta, GA on February 13-14, 2021.
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How does a customer benefit from attending an event where housing is required?
Housing requirements at events will…
What is the purpose of a housing requirement?
The purpose of a housing requirement is two-fold. The first purpose is to protect our customers. Having a housing requirement allows our housing partners the ability to negotiate the lowest rates, and hold those rates firm for our customers, preventing supply and demand from influencing rate changes from the time the venues are contracted until the event occurs. These negotiations also include getting the best amenities and team-friendly cancellation policies with premier hotel properties near the venue.
Secondly, the ability to secure the best space for an event in the ideal time frame is directly tied to the event producer’s ability to deliver and track hotel room nights. Cities build convention centers and venues of all sizes to bring in business. Cities measure an event’s impact on their economy based on hotel room usage. If an event can prove their positive economic impact on the city by accounting for all their participants utilizing their hotels, then the city will in turn help the event to secure the best possible dates and rates for the future. This is true for large, city-wide events, as well as smaller events in smaller cities.
"'WOW!! I can breathe! Matt was so helpful and wonderful! He is working on WSF but got us taken care of for St. Louis and Nashville. Thank you all again for your help! The owner, coaches, and parents will be very happy with your team work and selections!'" Memphis Pride
"'This is so easy I love it!'" Wylie Elite
"'I LOVE the fact that I can see the reservations booked for each of the hotels in our block.'" Indiana Ultimate
"'This is SO EASY.'" FAME
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