Kalahari Resort & Convention Center
7000 Kalahari Drive Sandusky, OH 44870
July 8-12
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Monday, July 8
6:50 AM - Doors Open 7:30 AM - Studio Owner Check-In & Coffee 8:15 AM - Doors Open for Dancers / Parents 8:30 AM - Workshop Classes (til 12:15pm see workshop schedule) 9:45 AM - Parent Dance Class! Join us in the Orange Ballroom. 4:00 PM - *OPENING NUMBER REHEARSAL* (Zambezi til 8:30pm) 4:00 PM - COMPETITION BEGINS (Kilimanjaro Ballroom) 4:00 PM - Hotshot SOLOS & DUO/TRIOS 5:35 PM - 10s Megastar SOLOS 6:55 PM - AWARDS
Tuesday, July 9
7:20 AM - Doors Open 8:00 AM - Workshop Classes (til 11:45am see workshop schedule) 2:00 PM - 18s & 19+ Rockstar SOLOS 5:20 PM - AWARDS 6:00 PM - *OPENING NUMBER REHEARSAL* (Zambezi til 9pm) 6:00 PM - 12s Megastar SOLOS 7:50 PM - 18s Megastar SOLOS 9:25 PM - AWARDS
Wednesday, July 10
7:20 AM - Doors Open 8:00 AM - 8s Megastar SOLOS 8:30 AM - 12s Rockstar SOLOS 9:45 AM - 6s, 8s, 10s, & 12s SMALL GROUPS 11:35 AM - AWARDS 12:20 PM - 14s Rockstar SOLOS & DUO/TRIOS 2:25 PM - 14s & 18s SMALL GROUPS 4:30 PM - AWARDS 5:15 PM - *OPENING NUMBER REHEARSAL* (Zambezi til 9pm) 5:15 PM - 14s Megastar SOLOS 6:15 PM - Megastar DUO/TRIOS 8:45 PM - AWARDS
Thursday, July 11
7:20 AM - Doors Open 8:00 AM - 10s Rockstar SOLOS & DUO/TRIOS 8:35 AM - 8s, 10s, & 12s LARGE GROUPS 10:15 AM - 12s COMPANY LINES, 18s Rockstar DUO/TRIOS 11:25 AM - AWARDS 12:15 PM - 14s & 18s LARGE GROUPS 2:25 PM - 18s COMPANY LINES, 12s Rockstar DUO/TRIOS 3:45 PM - Scholarship Finals - Improv Line 4:30 PM - AWARDS 5:30 PM - SOLO & DUO/TRIO Championship 7:00 PM - AWARDS Solo & Duo/Trio Championship 7:30 PM - *OPENING NUMBER REHEARSAL* (On Stage til 9pm)
Friday, July 12
8:20 AM - Doors Open 9:00 AM - Red Carpet Walk (Orange Ballroom) 9:50 AM - Idols Opening Number Performance 10:00 AM - 8s, 10s, & 12s GROUPS Championship 11:25 AM - 14s & 18s GROUPS Championship 12:45 PM - AWARDS Groups Championship & Studio Accolades
SANDUSKY NATIONALS 2024
Come back here once the event starts to watch it live.
SCHEDULE POSTED!
*Slight changes to entry numbers or performance times may occur up until Friday, July 5th.

Workshop Schedule:
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  • Media Policy: Audience members are welcome to video and shoot non-flash photography while your dancers are performing. Professional footage will be available for media pass purchases through online accounts within 1 week following the event.
  • Parent and Dancer Accounts:  Create an account to send Routine Compliments and access media pass downloads following the event. 
  • Programs: Printed programs are not offered at the event. Enjoy free access to our digital program, live stream, and routine schedule with interactive features and live updates. If you choose to bring a printout, please wait to print a few days before the event for the most accurate schedule info. 

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IDOLS / OPENING NUMBER:


Rehearsal Schedule - 
Monday, July 8th 4-8:30 PM (Zambezi)
Tuesday, July 9th 6-9 PM (Zambezi)
Wednesday, July 10th 5:15-9 PM (Zambezi)
Thursday, July 11th 7:30-9 PM (On Stage Dress Rehearsal)

Performance - 
Friday, July 12th 9:50 AM

Performance Attire - 
Girls... black sports bra, black leggings, black jazz shoes, hair in low pony
Guys... black pants, black jazz shoes
*shirts will be provided

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IDOLS OF THE YEAR CONTESTANTS:


***Teachers, please be sure that you have uploaded a HEAD SHOT and DANCE SHOT for each Idol through the registration portal. 
DEADLINE: JUNE 12th

Meet the Judges
 
Katelyn Cushing
 
Ashley Day
 
Gemma Beasley