​***Please note that is entirely up to your discretion as to which room your students take class, but they must audition according to their actual age for the scholarship portion.

2019 Rules & Regulations


TEACHERS/STUDIO OWNERS

You may dance, observe and/or take notes in any class you wish but you must register as a teacher.  

You will not be allowed to register as an observer. 

*Fees are available once you create your online account to register

ASSISTANT TEACHERS

Ages 15+, same rule as TEACHERS ...also eligible to audition for scholarships.

OBSERVERS

Observers are allowed with registered students and must not be a studio owner, teacher or dancer.

Observer passes may be purchased at the door for $10.

DANCERS

Please be courteous to your fellow dancers by keeping your dance bags and

other belongings against the walls of the dance area.

If you are in need of First Aid please tell a NTG staff member.

Only water permitted in the theatre/ballrooms. No food at any time allowed.

NTG and theater/hotel facilities are not responsible for personal injury or property

loss so please take care of yourself and your belongings at all times.

NTG wristbands/badges must be worn by all participants in the convention

(teachers, assistant teachers, students, and observers).

Anyone not wearing a wristband will not be allowed to enter the theatre/ballroom and will be required to pay the full fee to acquire a replacement.

REGISTRATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

No credits or transfers will be issued for pre-paid students that do not attend.


*CONVENTION TUITION*

Convention fees must be registered online by the deadline in order to receive studio discounts.  If you register at the door CASH, CREDIT, or MONEY ORDER are the only acceptable forms of payment.  NO personal checks allowed.


CONVENTION DISCOUNTS (Not applicable to Mini Conventions)

*Bring 7-11 students: FREE tuition for one teacher

*Bring 12-18 students: FREE tuition for two teachers

*Bring 19-24 students: FREE tuition for three teachers

*Bring 25+ FREE tuition for four teachers

***All discounts are based on students paying full price ONLY, please do not count scholarship attendants.



ONE DAY CONVENTION INFO:

At ONE DAY CONVENTIONS THERE ARE 3 ROOMS:  MINI 5-8yrs, JUNIOR 9-12yrs, SENIOR 13 & UP.


SCHOLARSHIP INFO:

FULL & PARTIAL CONVENTION SCHOLARSHIPS will be awarded to outstanding dancers in the following manner:

(Teenys compete only within their age group, Minis, & Juniors compete against each other, as do Teens & Seniors)

Teeny (5-6) Mini (7-9) Junior (10-12) Teen (13-15) Senior (16 & up)


SUMMER EVENT SCHOLARSHIPS:
Summer event scholarships are awarded to students who have shown exemplary efforts throughout the day and have been selected as "the cream of the crop" as we like to say.  These winners will receive half off tuition for our summer event in New Orleans, LA.


MINI CONVENTION INFO: (In Conjunction with a Competition event)  *Optional

At MINI CONVENTIONS THERE ARE 2 ROOMS; JUNIORS (7-12) AND SENIORS (13 & UP)

If your child is 5-6 years of age and has 2 years of dance experience,  they may participate in the junior room.  This is up to your discretion.

FULL & PARTIAL CONVENTION SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AWARDED TO OUTSTANDING STUDENTS IN EACH ROOM.


Recipients are chosen based on efforts and behavior in all classes as well as performance during the actual audition.  You will NOT be considered for a scholarship if you skip classes at any point throughout the day.  

The JOURNEY is as important as the DESTINATION…