DES MOINES, IA
Franklin Junior High Auditorium
4801 Franklin Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
Friday: VIP Event 7pm – 9pm
Saturday: Competition 8am – 8pm
Welcome to the unicorn of dance competitions, designed by studios for studios. In our magical dance competition land, you’ll find awesome perks for parents, dancers and studio staffers, lots of love, fun and positive energy at non-crazy prices.
Friday, February 21st
Studio owners and staff are invited to join us for our VIP event with delicious cocktails and delightful nibbles, early check-in, staff gift packs and an exclusive workshop from Dance Marketer magazine. Valued at $350, this is a killer GEMS perk!
Saturday, February 22nd
Doors open @ 7am | Start @ 8am
Dressing Rooms: Provided for both male and female dancers
Stage: This is an auditorium stage, approximately 30′ wide and 20′ deep. Wings on both sides of the stage, but no backstage access; all dancers enter and exit from stage right.
Flooring: GEMS brings our own Marley flooring to each event. Venue floor underneath is 1.5″x 3″ tongue and groove fir over .75″ plywood on 2″ x 12″ joists covered with thin carpeting. Tap microphones added for improved clarity.
Props: limited storage in hallway at stage right. Items can be brought in from hallway doors or via receiving dock with advanced notice. Small cart available.
Schedules: Draft schedules are provided 14 days in advance of the event to check for issues, and final schedules are provided 10 days before event. Have special scheduling needs? Our high-tech scheduler can handle it!
Score Sheets: We’re computer geeks, so you leave our event with score sheets in hand. Video adjudication recordings are available within 3 business days.
You’ll LOVE our judges
EXCLUSIVE IDA JUDGES
All of our judges are provided by Impact Dance Adjudicators. They provide awesome voice adjudication overlaid with live video of your entries so you can see their feedback in real time. We make actionable feedback wrapped in love and positivity a priority, so you get something to help grow your team but also feel good about sharing.
No nickels, no dimes!
FREE GIFT FOR EVERY DANCER
FREE GLOSSY COLOR PROGRAMS
FREE ENTRY FOR AUDIENCE
To Be Announced