Nationals Convention Fees


The Convention Fee includes 4 days of convention classes. The Convention does not include the ASH Assistant Audition Fee, theCompany Intensive Fee, Open Competition Fees, or Gala tickets. Feel free to click the back button on your browser and visit the links on the city page for further info about these add-on programs.

  • Dancers may either register with a studio or as an independent dancer. When registering, type “Independent” when asked to provide a studio name.
  • Levels(Ages) are as of January 1st, 2021.
  • Studio Owners/Directors may place their dancers in the level they feel is appropriate to their student’s skill level, even if it is different than their age. However, dancers MUST participate in the Scholarship Audition based on their age as of January 1st, 2021. Dancers ages 22 and up are not eligible to audition for scholarships.
  • All group registrations must be accompanied by a registered teacher or a studio representative.
  • Attendees are not required to participate in the Open Competition, however, if you choose to participate in the Open Competition, you must be registered for the full convention.(Or Option 2 – Hybrid)
  • Each dancer is allowed one level change per event which must occur by the end of the 2nd class on the first full day of convention classes. Visit Registration or Merchandise to exchange your wristband.
  • We suggest registering as soon as possible due to limited space and social distancing restrictions. Once capacity is reached, registrations will no longer be accepted.
  • Wristbands must be worn during all classes and cannot be transferred.
  • Virtual Observers may NOT be studio owners, teachers, or dancers and are only eligible to register with participating dancers. Virtual Observers are not permitted to observe Teacher Classes or Scholarship Auditions.
  • It is strongly urged that you make your hotel reservations well in advance to avoid a sell-out. Please visit the city page of the event you are attending where you will find all hotel information. If calling the hotel, please be sure to mention ASH Productions when you make your reservations to receive the discounted room rate.
  • Photography and Videography at ASH Productions events are STRICTLY PROHIBITED! Photos and Videos will be available for purchase at


ASH accepts Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express, checks or money orders. Checks or money orders must be postmarked before the Early Bird Discount Deadline in order to secure the Early Bird rate. If a check is returned, you will be assessed a $30.00 fee. Only cash and credit cards are accepted when registering at the door or paying a final balance upon check-in at Registration. *All funds must be paid in U.S. currency only. No International, Canadian or Foreign checks will be accepted.

Refund Policy for 2020/2021 Season

  • If the event is held and a dancer cannot attend because they were diagnosed with COVID-19, you must notify the ASH Office via email at at least 24 hours prior to the start of the event and provide a valid positive test result. Upon receipt of the positive test result, ASH will provide a full refund.
  • If the event is cancelled due to CDC, local, state, or federal government mandates, your registration will automatically be moved to the full virtual option and the remaining balance of your fees will automatically be refunded to you within 14 business days at the conclusion of the event. If you choose not to participate in the full virtual option, you must email at least 24 hours prior to the start of the event and request a full refund which will be provided within 14 business days at the conclusion of the event.
  • Unless ASH is forced to cancel due to CDC, local, state, or federal government mandates, ASH will not provide a refund under any circumstance.
  • If the event is held and a dancer cannot attend due to injury or illness (COVID-19 excluded), you must contact the ASH Office at least 24 hours prior to the start of the event. ASH will issue a credit statement to be used up to one year from the date of issue for convention and/or performance showcase fees provided the dancer submits a doctor’s note within 30 days via email to

Teacher Discounts

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6/3/21 - COVID-19 Event Updates

We are watching the governmental guidance and restrictions closely and will provide an update on each event on it's own tour city page when we have confirmed information.