Full Weekend Pricing

Level Age Early Bird Full Price
Mini Division
Age 5-8*
Junior Division
Age 9-11*
Teen Division
Age 12-14*
Senior Division
Age 15-18*
Age 19+
College Students
Age 17-27

*All ages are as of January 1 of the current year

**Heat encourages continued training and are proud to support college students with valid student ID. Dancers applying the college discount must be registered for the senior ballroom

Dancers attending more than one weekend city workshop during the 2022-2023 season will receive a 30% workshop fee discount for each additional city


Early Bird Full Price

Observer wristbands are not required for the welcome show, competition or closing show.

All registered HEAT Minis will receive one complimentary observer wristband. mini observers must be registered ahead of time.

Only observers who have purchased an observer wristband will be allowed into any workshop classes. Heat reserves the right to limit observers within each ballroom, subject to attendance and space limitations. Observers are not allowed into any of the audition classes.

Observers 12 years or younger are free.

One-day observer wristbands are available for half price.

No videotaping or photography allowed at any point during the workshop classes. Still photos can be taken in between classes.

Teacher/studio owners

15-25 dancers – 1 teacher/studio owner free

26-35 dancers – 2 teachers/studio owners free

36-50 dancers – 3 teachers/studio owners free 

51-79 dancers – 4 teachers/studio owners free + one free room (2 nights) in host hotel

80+ dancers – 4 teachers/studio owners  free + two free rooms (2 nights) in host hotel

*When calculating the total number of dancers, do not include scholarship recipients or observers.

Independent dancers

Independent dancers are welcome to participate in the heat workshop. But are not eligible to compete in the competition. 

Scholarships for Independent dancers will be available, but limited, as we believe a dancer is best served by taking regular classes and being a member of a reputable dance studio.

Additional Rules and Regulations

In order to qualify for the Early Bird rate, applications must be submitted and paid in full 30 days before the city you are attending.

All fees are in United States dollars. No other currency will be accepted.

All returned checks will be subject to a $35 fee.

Dance studios may and commonly apply their own additional administrative fees to cover studio expenses related to organizing, registering and attending Heat conventions.

Convention and Competition schedule will be emailed one week prior to the convention. Schedule will also be available on the website.

All Registration packets will be available at the registration booth, booth hours will be noted in the welcome schedule you will receive one week prior to the convention.  Studio registration packets must be picked up by a registered admin. No parent or dancer will be allowed to do so, unless heat is informed in writing.

Studio owner, teacher, student and observer wristbands must be worn at all times. Anyone without a wristband will be denied entry into all ballrooms.

Some cities will offer Friday night bonus classes, these will be noted in the schedule emailed
one week before the event – space will be limited, please register in advance.

HEAT cannot guarantee registration on the morning of the event, due to sell out. Please contact Heat Convention & Competition office prior to the convention to confirm availability.

A fee of $30.00 will be charged for all lost wristbands.

Early bird pricing available until 30 days prior to event. All final details and payment must completed 2 weeks prior to event.

Safety and security

First aid is always available – please see a Heat staff member or contact us on the Heat mobile phone at: 818.938.3068

Neither Host Hotel or Heat Convention is responsible for lost of misplaced items or injuries. Please make sure your personal items are against the perimeter of the ballroom, under the chairs, at all times to avoid injury.

All dancers under the age of 16 who are registered with Heat Convention & Competition must be accompanied by an adult of a legal age.

All dancers registered for the workshop must complete and sign a Heat waiver in order to participate.

refund policy

Refunds are only given if HEAT cancels the event. No other refunds will be giving under any circumstances. For dancer injury or illness ,  a credit will be issued for a future HEAT event to be used within 1-year of issuance (with proof of doctors note).

Stanley Glover

Stanley Glover was born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Illinois. Stanley holds a BFA from Philadelphia’s University of the Arts. He was a top-20 contestant on FOX’s television show, So You Think You Can Dance, and has performed repertoire and trained under some of the best in the industry, including, Sidra Bell, Robert Battle, Random Dance, Hubbard Street, Pennsylvania Ballet, and many more. Stanley performed as a principal dancer five days a week on the Las Vegas Strip in Cirque du Soleil’s production of Mystère. Stanley is also a 2019 Princess Grace Dance fellowship award recipient. Pointe magazine featured Stanley as one of their 2019 “Standout Performances”. Stanley also had a featured spread in Dance Magazine’s column “On The Rise”. Stanley currently dances at BalletX in his 3rd season.


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