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Artistic Dance Exchange National Grand Finale
  • 7/5/2018, 7/6/2018, 7/7/2018, 7/8/2018
  • Virginia Beach Convention Center
  • 1000 19th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

We invite all competitors who received a GOLD or higher at regionals within the 2017-2018 season to compete at nationals. If a contestant has not attended a regional competition, they may pre-qualify a routine during the preliminary competition held before nationals.


Dancers are NOT required to register for the convention with a studio. Independents are welcome!


Artistic Dance Exchange is proud to offer student performance opportunities alongside International guest groups and companies who will perform during the SHOWDOWN GALA GRAND FINALE. 


At the end of the NATIONAL COMPETITION AWARDS, the highest scored routines from each category will compete in our SHOWDOWN GALA GRAND FINALE, where our artistic team will select a few student group routines and individuals who will then receive invitations and scholarship performance opportunities around the world. 


Your Nationals Event includes:

  • Exciting and challenging dance classes for 4 days!

  • Junior and Teen/Senior level convention classes with our elite and guest faculty

  • International & National Guest Performances

  • Performance opportunities for individuals and groups in our competition

  • Stage Workshop Intensive Tracks for All Levels

  • Improv Competition

  • The chance to win convention scholarships

  • NEW: Studio of the Year Award

  • NEW: Noble Prodigy All-Star Awards

  • NEW: Emerging Choreographer Award

  • The chance to win our highest honor, a chance to travel overseas and perform in an international dance festival.

Discounts for those bringing a group of 10 or more!


Click here for more information!