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Regional Dance Competition in

Hollywood Live Burbank, CA


February 5-7, 2021

New Location

KAR is dedicated to producing world class dance events that provide rewarding and positive experiences for dancers, teachers, and parents. Our competitions give dancers across America the opportunity to showcase their talent and passion on the KAR stage. We also proudly acknowledge the achievements and excellence of dance teachers, choreographers, and parents and appreciate their efforts in helping to make dreams come true! KAR is honored to be recognized as America’s Favorite Dance Competition and look forward to seeing the amazing talent your city has to offer!

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Kiersten Tanopo

Event Coordinator

Cierra Chavez
(714) 826-8440 ext 1006
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Venue Info


CenterStaging 3400 Winona Ave. - Burbank, CA 91504

Health & Safety Guidelines

In these uncertain times, we are honored to be hosting an event where dancers have the opportunity to shine! Please be aware that the following protocols and restrictions are going to be strictly enforced for the safety and well-being of all studios as well as our team members. Your Director will be reaching out to you prior to your attendance to discuss any details in regards to your scheduled performance time.

We’re thrilled to provide a NEW and FRESH dance experience for all to enjoy. The entire team has been hard at work developing “Hollywood LIVE” an on-set experience that your dancers will never forget. Lights, Camera, Action!!!

* Our competition’s number ONE priority and ability to host an event for your dancers is solely based on the health and safety of all attendees. Masks are required at all times by any person who enters the venue area. Any guest violating this requirement will be escorted off the premises. Please inform your families of the importance of complying with this rule!
* Due to the strict COVID-19 venue restrictions, NO AUDIENCE MEMBERS WILL BE PERMITTED.
*This special event will not be using a physical stage - instead all performances will be on a LIVE television style set!!
*There will be NO backstage crossover permitted. All crossovers will have to be done on set in plain view of judges.
*The performance area dimensions will be approximately 40 x 30
*Live stream feed of all performances will be provided for your families’ viewing pleasure. The stream can be found on the city event page.
*Only dancers, studio owners, teachers and limited chaperones (for younger dancers needing assistance in dressing rooms) will be allowed in the venue area.
*Once your schedule has been set as final, it cannot be changed at the event.
*If any dancers, studio owners, teachers or chaperones are over temp (100.3F or higher) during check in, they will be given several opportunities to cool off. However, if continually tested over temp the venue will not permit admittance into the venue and will escort the individual off the premises.
*Due to the nature of being on a live Hollywood Studio lot the floors in-between the studios are asphalt. We recommend bringing a pair of flip flops or sandals when moving from studio to studio. This will help feet from getting dirty. There will be a shoe table next to the mask table off stage to place your shoes while performing.
*Props are NOT permitted for this venue.
*Due to the size and COVID-19 on set restrictions only small hand held props are permitted. No large props or sets are allowed.

By Attending our event you acknowledge the following:
* I am NOT currently experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms such as dry cough, fever, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, chills, sore throat, or new loss of sense of smell and/or taste.
* I have NOT experienced any COVID-19 symptoms within the last fourteen (14) days.
* No one in my household has experienced COVID-19 symptoms or tested positive for COVID-19 within the last fourteen (14) days.
*I have not been exposed to a person with known or suspected COVID-19 within the last fourteen (14) days.
- Exposure based on CDC guidance means having close contact, less than six (6) feet, for 15 minutes or more, with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 or has COVID-19 symptoms.
* I have not been exposed to a person with known or suspected COVID-19 within the last fourteen (14) days.
* I have NOT been placed on quarantine restrictions by a medical doctor or healthcare professional in the past fourteen (14) days.
* I have NOT had a positive COVID-19 PCR Test Result within 48-72 Hours of arrival at the venue.

*After check-in, dancers will drop off any bags to the dressing rooms and report to the initial Holding Area.
*Please have dancers arrive in full first costume and ready to perform.
*No rehearsal or running of performances is allowed in the Holding Area. This room should be used for stretching and preparing the dancers to be called to the stage.
*Dancers may only remove masks for the live on set performances.
*Please make sure each dancer brings a ziploc bag labeled with his/her name for the mask to be placed in during performances.
*Dancers must immediately put masks back on after the performance.
*We request that your teachers enforce face coverings as well as assist with the flow of the dancers from holding areas to the set.

*No ez-ups will be allowed in the parking lot.
*No tailgating will be permitted in the parking lot. This includes cooking and or BBQ.
*There is to be no drinking of alcohol on the premises.
*There is to be no usage of ANY controlled substances on the premises.
*Masks are required AT ALL TIMES by EVERYONE when outside of their vehicle.
*Dancers should not be practicing their routines in the parking lot.

*You will receive all of your general awards at the conclusion of your segment.
*We ask that all awards be distributed in the parking lot or off the premises.
*All High Point, Photogenic and Title/Dancer of the Year awards will be shipped to your studio.
*The announcement of High Point awards will be on Sunday, February 7th approximately 1 hour after the last performances via Virtual LiveStream.
*Score sheets and judges commentary will be available upon the conclusion of the on Wednesday following the event in your Studio Center.

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Host Hotel

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport

2500 North Hollywood Way - Burbank, CA 91504
818-843-6000 or 1800-228-9290


Standard Room $129.00 per night plus tax

Reservation Cutoff January 15, 2021


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