About JAMfest Dance Super Nationals

  • Get ready for a JAMmin’ fun time as you experience one of the largest all star dance competitions in the world! Everyone agrees – no one does it quite like JAMfest!
  • Multiple performance halls, JAM games, an amazing coaches room, professional Master Classes and more – JAMMY and his buddies pull out all the stops for this one-of-a-kind event.
  • Our JAMfest awards hall is a prestigious accomplishment on your way to winning the iconic JAMfest Super National Champion jacket.

For more than 20 years, JAMfest Dance Super Nationals has been more than a competition – it’s an experience!

2023 Championship Information

General Information

2023 JAMfest Dance Super Nationals

February 10-12, 2023

Solos, Duos, Trios – Friday only

Team Competition – Saturday & Sunday

 

Kentucky International Convention Center

221 South 4th Street

Louisville, KY  40202

 

Event Contacts: Our team is here for your team. The following staff members can assist your program with this event:

Schedules

Block schedule > View

Spectator Information

Join our Spectator BAND to stay up to date on information leading up to the event and during the competition weekend!

Admissions:

  • Digital ticket sales will be available for purchase two weeks prior to the event.
  • Tickets can be purchased via the ‘Buy Tickets’ button above.
  • IMPORTANT – Please pre-purchase your tickets to avoid longer lines onsite. All onsite purchases will be digital. There will not be a way to swipe credit cards for tickets on site. You have to order them via your phone or computer.
  • Admission ticket pickup will be in Ballroom A on the main concourse.
  • Spectators can pick up their tickets at the following times:
    • Friday: TBD
    • Saturday: 7:00 AM – End of competition
    • Sunday: 7:00 AM – End of competition

Parking & Entrance:

  • There a multiple parking garages surrounding the convention center.
  • Cowger Garage is located at 4th & Marketing Street (next to FedEx).
  • Commonwealth Garage is located on Jefferson Street (middle of block on left hand side_ between 3rd & 4th Steet and connected to Hyatt Regency.
  • Parking fees will apply.
  • Varsity is not responsible for any fees pertaining to parking over the weekend.

 

Venue Information:

Please note the facility has restriction on the following:

    • No outside food or drink is allowed though concessions may be purchased inside the venue.
    • No firearms.
  • Doors will open for spectators at 7:00 AM Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
  • All SOLOIST competition will take place in Hall B on Friday only.
  • All TEAM competition will take place Hall D and Hall B on both Saturday & Sunday.
  • Priority Viewing is available in both Halls B and D.
  • All SOLOIST awards are virtual. More information to come.
  • All TEAM awards will take place in the Awards Hall C.
  • Please check the final schedule for exact division/session times.
  • Athletes are encouraged to bring their own water bottles to the event and throughout the warm-up process. There are water filling stations available throughout the venue.
  • The Dance Master Class will take place the Awards Hall C. Time is TBD.

 

Event Results:

 

Concessions & Vendors:

  • Event Merchandise will be available for purchase in South Hall A on the upper concourse level.
  • RT Productions will be providing action photography throughout the day. To view these photos, please visit rtevent.com
  • Varsity TV will be streaming the competition LIVE! throughout the weekend.

Awards:

  • All SOLO, DUO & TRIO awards are virtual. More information to come.
  • All TEAM awards will take place in the Awards Hall C.
  • Please check the final schedule for exact division/session times.
  • Immediately following each divisions awards ceremony, 1st place athletes in every division will be escorted to Champions Experience in Hall E to pick up their national champion jackets. All Star Elite Coaches will be given a jacket size form to fill out before teams are able to receive jackets.

 

Teams can expect the following awards:

  • Coaches Gifts will be picked up at Coaches Check In.
  • All athletes will receive a JAMfest Super Nationals Blanket.

 

  • All Solo, Duo & Trio Performances:

1st Place – Banner

2nd Place – Banner

3rd Place – Banner

4th & Beyond – Banner

 

  • All Star Elite Dance Teams:

1st Place Teams – Jackets, Trophy, Banner, Medals

2nd Place Teams – Banner, Medals

3rd Place Teams – Banner, Medals

4th & Beyond – Banner, Medals

 

  • All Star Prep Dance Teams:

1st Place Teams – Backpack, Trophy, Banner, Medals

2nd Place Teams – Banner, Medals

3rd Place Teams – Banner, Medals

4th & Beyond – Banner, Medals

 

  • All Star Novice Dance Teams:

Superior Ranking Teams – Banner

 

  • Overall Awards:

Grand Champions

Jeremi Sanders High Point Award

Worlds Bids Banners

Teams receiving a Golden Ticket to The U.S. Finals will receive a team banner. All athletes on the team will receive golden shoelaces.

 

Social Media:

  • Please share your journey to this event and pictures captured at the event with us on social media!
  • Instagram & Twitter: @VarsityAllStar

 

Watch Live

Join Varsity TV and tune in to watch live streaming coverage of every performance! Visit the event hub for exclusive event coverage including on-demand routine videos, interviews, highlights, results, and more! Click here for more information.

Media Policy:

  • Varsity will allow recording on personal devices. No commercial recording (audio or visual) or commercial live streaming is allowed in the competition venue or other event related venues (including but not limited to, hotels and restaurants) or on the grounds of any such venues (collectively, ‘Event Locations’).
  • Please share your journey to this event and pictures captured at the event with us on social media!
  • Instagram & Twitter: @VarsityAllStar

Coaches Corner

Coaches Hospitality:

  • Coaches’ Hospitality will be available throughout the weekend on the main concourse in Ballroom E.

 

Registration & Check-In:

  • Coaches’ Check-in is in Ballroom D on the main concourse. Coaches will pick up all credentials at this time.
  • Coaches’ Check-in will open during the following times.
  • Friday – Solo, Duo & Trios 7:00 AM – end of competition
  • Friday – Teams – 2:00 PM – end of competition
    • Saturday – 7:00 AM – through competition day
    • Sunday – 7:00 AM – through competition day
  • You must register a minimum of 30 minutes PRIOR to your assigned warm-up time.
  • Please bring the following items to registration:

o USASF Rosters/ ID (All Star)

o USASF Compliance Cover Sheet (All Star)

o USA Cheer Coach Proof of Membership (Rec)

o Rec Verification Form (Rec)

o Waiver Forms PER ATHLETE & PER COACH (Rec)

o Proof of music license (All performances)

  • At this time, you will sign all necessary Bid Intentions.

 

Warm-Up:

  • The warm-up room is located behind Hall B.
  • Everyone entering the warm-up room, and not in uniform, must be wearing their USASF/USA Cheer approved wristband.
  • Warmup Check In will be at Hall B.
  • Each DANCE team will receive the following warm-up times:
  • 6 minutes – Skills/Stretch
  • 6 minutes – Full marley floor with sub flooring and audio
  • Solo, Duo and Trio performances will have an ‘open warm-up’.
  • Please check in to warm up no less than 20 mins PRIOR to your warm-up time
  • For athlete changing areas, please utilize the facility restrooms. Do not change in open areas.
  • Teams are encouraged to bring their own water bottles to the event and throughout the warm-up process. Coaches, it may be helpful to bring an extra bag or tote with you into warm-ups to collect your team’s water bottles before they take the competition stage.

 

Music:

  • We are not responsible for providing an adapter for phones that do not have a traditional headphone jack.
  • Main floor & practice area will provide sound systems that will be equipped for iPod/Phone use.
  • No CD’s

 

Scoring: Scoring for this event will be 25% on Day 1 and 75% on Day 2.

  • Scoresheets will be sent to the email attached to the team, or registration contact, approximately 15-20 minutes after each performance. If there is not a valid contact attached, you will not receive an email. Paper copies will be available upon request at the scoresheet table. *The coaches attached to your teams will receive their team’s scoresheets at the event ONLY if their email AND mobile phone number is added and correct on the portal account.
  • Day 1 Division Standings and Averages will be available for coaches in the BAND approximately one to two hours after the division ends.
  • Day 2 Division Standings and Averages will be available for coaches in the BAND following each award ceremony.

 

Awards:

  • All SOLO, DUO & TRIO awards are virtual. More information to come.
  • All TEAM awards will take place in the Awards Hall C.
  • Please check the final schedule for exact division/session times.
  • Immediately following each divisions awards ceremony, 1st place athletes in every division will be escorted to Champions Experience in Hall E to pick up their national champion jackets. All Star Elite Coaches will be given a jacket size form to fill out before teams are able to receive jackets.

 

Teams can expect the following awards:

  • Coaches Gifts will be picked up at Coaches Check In.
  • All athletes will receive a JAMfest Super Nationals Blanket.

 

  • All Solo, Duo & Trio Performances:

1st Place – Banner

2nd Place – Banner

3rd Place – Banner

4th & Beyond – Banner

 

  • All Star Elite Dance Teams:

1st Place Teams – Jackets, Trophy, Banner, Medals

2nd Place Teams – Banner, Medals

3rd Place Teams – Banner, Medals

4th & Beyond – Banner, Medals

 

  • All Star Prep Dance Teams:

1st Place Teams – Backpack, Trophy, Banner, Medals

2nd Place Teams – Banner, Medals

3rd Place Teams – Banner, Medals

4th & Beyond – Banner, Medals

 

  • All Star Novice Dance Teams:

Superior Ranking Teams – Banner

 

  • Overall Awards:

Grand Champions

Jeremi Sanders High Point Award

Worlds Bids Banners

Teams receiving a Golden Ticket to The U.S. Finals will receive a team banner. All athletes on the team will receive golden shoelaces.

Master Class

2023 Master Class Information Coming Soon!

Varsity All Star Master Classes

We are bringing the Dance Industry’s Top Professional Choreographers, educators, and dancers to YOU at select events across the country. These classes aim to inspire your athletes, improve strength and technique while gaining exposure to the professional world of dance.

Come dance with the best, most prestigious dancers in the industry at one of the 90-minute master classes taught by leading industry professionals followed by photos, autographs, and a meet and greet. See below to learn about this season’s Master Choreographers and at which events to find them. Learn More about Varsity Master Classes.

Bid Information

The Dance Worlds
6 Partial-Paid Bids & 12 At-Large Bids

2022-2023 Dance World Bid Requirements

The Dance Summit
5 Paid & 18 At-Large Bids

The U.S. Finals
Golden Tickets

Housing Information

For your convenience we have secured attendee blocks throughout the city with amazing rates specifically for Varsity All Star customers. Team Travel Source (TTS) has also successfully negotiated team friendly terms and conditions with each of our host hotels to take the worry and hassle out of booking hotel accommodations so that you can focus on your teams preparation and performance.  Booking through our housing partner TTS is required for all athletes, coaches and spectators attending this event. Please use the link below for next steps to secure your team housing for this exciting event.

Book REQUIRED Housing

If you have questions about Stay Smart please e-mail staysmart@varsity.com.

2022 Championship Information

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2022 JAMfest Dance Super Nationals Results:
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