New Jersey Dance & Performing Arts Competitions

Lodi, NJ @ Memorial Auditorium at Montclair State University (stage venue)
May 2 – May 3 all-day


Memorial Auditorium at Montclair State University (stage venue) 1 Normal Avenue Montclair, NJ 07043 $6 per vehicle parking fee at venue.

Host Hotel:

Saddle Brook Marriott 138 New Pehle Avenue Saddle Brook, NJ 07663 Single & Double Rooms: $129 per room plus taxes and fees. Full American Breakfast each morning is per person inclusive. Online Reservations: CLICK HERE Group Code: That’s Entertainment Reservation Phone Number: 800-832-6254 Reservation Cut-Off Date: April 1, 2020 Cancellation Policy: 48 hours prior to arrival 
Atlantic City, NJ @ Showboat Atlantic City (Stage Venue)
May 16 – May 17 all-day

Competition/Convention Venue:

Showboat Atlantic City (Stage Venue)
801 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Host Hotel

Showboat Atlantic City
801 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Room Rate: Double beds, $129 per room plus taxes and fees
Online Reservation Link:
Group Code: TEC520
Reservation Phone Number: (609) 487-4600
Reservation Cut-Off Date: April 22, 2020
Cancellation Policy: Must cancel by May 1, 2020 or you will be charged the full stay.

Atlantic City, NJ – NATIONALS @ The Claridge A Radisson Hotel (Stage venue)
Jul 10 – Jul 13 all-day

Nationals Competition Venue & Host Hotel

The Claridge A Radisson Hotel (stage venue)
123 S Indiana Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Room Rates:

Thursday (7/9/20) – $132 plus taxes + $19 resort & tourism fee (Charges apply per night)
Friday & Saturday (7/10 & 7/11/20) – $239 plus taxes & fees + $19 resort & tourism fee (Charges apply per night)
Sunday, Monday (7/12 & 7/13/20) – $152 plus taxes & fees + $19 resort & tourism fee (Charges apply per night)

Call-In Reservations Only: 1-844-AC-IS-FUN or 609-487-4400

Group Code: TENTPA

Cut-Off Date:  June 17, 2020.  Any reservations made after the contracted cut-off date are on a space availability basis at the then current rack rate

Cancellation Policy:  Individual Reservations Cancelled or releasing of any Room Nights after June 1, 2020 at 4:00pm EST will result in a One Night Room fee plus tax, charged to the credit card on file.

Itineraries will be available 6/30/20. Please do not wait for the itinerary when making your reservations or cancellations.

That’s Entertainment will not be emailing itineraries until June 30, 2020. All itineraries will be emailed to the email you provided on your TourPro account. Please communicate this information to your dance parents so they may make their reservations accordingly so they do not have to pay any cancellation fees. If your parents have made reservations already they need to know that it cannot be predicated on having the itinerary to decide their room accommodations. No cancellations after June 1, 2020.


In 2000 That’s Entertainment hosted it first ever competition at the Grand Hotel in Cape May, New Jersey & still going strong. Like  our mascot the butterfly we have evolved from what began as just a dance competition has grown to encompass acting, acro, instrumental modeling & vocal genres. Our goal and commitment to the performing arts is more than just competition.

In 2018 TE collaborated with Spark Evolution a non profit organization bringing awareness of  the social issues that we face today. Focused topics are [Anti-Bullying- Anti-Violence, Racial Unity, LGBTQ, Special Needs & Disabilities.

As you step into the Theater you instantly feel the high energy of the competitors ready take the stage. You will be inspired by each presentation including acting, acro, dance, instrumental, modeling & vocal. You can come & enjoy a competition free of admission fees. Join the fun & excitement at each Awards Ceremony where judges present special awards. There are Opportunities for TE Titlists, and TE Elite Dancers are chosen for the Elite Dance Team.  Elite members have the opportunity to be chosen as back up dancers at live performances. All Studio Owners, Music School Professional, Performing Arts Directors, School Sanctioned Dance Teams,Vocal & Drama Club Representatives have the opportunity your competitors shine & expand their horizon with on camera digital etiquette of a TE Competition. Each studio has the opportunity to be interviewed and speak on camera.  You never know you may see your competitors featured on Youtube or Facebook.

A TE Nationals is an event to remember. Each day is jammed packed from dawn to dusk including competition, free workshops, live critiques. We host a light themed party & more. The Top Senior Vocalist of the event will be awarded a Free Single & Social Awareness Music Video.

Ignite that Spark & start the Evolution Call 877-572-9415 for our Directors Only Password. For General Questions, Email We look forward to hearing from a all our Dance Studio Directors, Music Studio Directors, Performing Directors School Sanctioned Dance Team, Vocal or Drama Club Representatives.

Come Join us, Where Competition Isn’t Everything It’s A Wonderful Thing.