General Expectations:

  • Please pick your wristband and register for your contests at registration.
  • Please remember to wear your wristband all weekend – our door volunteers may not know who you are
  • Please arrive 15 minutes early for all judging assignments and on-time for your workshops.
  • In general, please dress professionally (no jeans) and please refrain from drinking alcohol during your professional responsibilities.
  • Please attend the staff meeting at 7pm in the Maize room.

Judges Schedule:

Judges schedule – please look and if you see any issues. If you do, please send a note immediately to chief judge Demery Leyva and myself so we can work on adjusting the schedule now and not on site.


Hospitality location is the Copper Room which is on your way to the main ballroom. We are serving Friday dinner, Saturday lunch and dinner, and Sunday lunch. If hospitality is included in your contract you will have received a note from me (via email and/or Facebook). Lunches are bagged and labeled with your name, so please remember to swing by and grab your lunch.

Getting Paid

Roxy Nagel is the event Accountant, please find her on Friday or Saturday in the Judges office (Sage) in order to get paid on Sunday. You’ll need to complete a W-2 (and for those of you who have been at the Classic before you will more than likely need to complete a new one).

All American

Friday 7:30pm – Registration is FREE and if you are not judging or dancing in Showcase, you have already been registered.


Please tell Leah your partnerships and make sure to send your music to: Louis St George: 

Routine Music

Send your Music:  Friday Routines:,  Saturday Routines: 


Cyan has been set aside as a permanent practice room.

Video Policy

Attendees can video anything they want – including recaps at the end of the workshop. For workshop intensives, videotaping is up to the discretion of the instructor(s).


Judging, Contests         Demery Leyva (904-571-3614)

Anything Else:               April Prince or Leah Noparstak

Airport Pickup

If you contract includes airport pickup, your drivers will be contacting you early next week.

Late Checkout/Room Expenses

Checkout is at 12:00 PM. If you call them, they will usually extend it to 1 pm. Other than the room night(s) plus taxes that we’ve agreed to, you are responsible for all incidentals and extra room nights.

Promote The Chicago Classic

We love it when you promote us by updating on social media. Please help us promote the event through Facebook and social media using #TCC2024

Links for Pages on Facebook and Instagram include

Facebook Group

Facebook Event


Let’s Do This!

April Prince and Leah Noparstak