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Experience the excitement!

At the U.S. National Baton Twirling Championships, the nation’s best sport baton twirlers compete for National Championships in individual and group events. Beautiful awards and thousands of dollars in cash scholarships are presented to the national champions and finalists.

Festival of the Future is an exciting event for beginner and intermediate athletes, giving these up-and-coming champions the opportunity to experience nationwide competition.

USTA holds these premier events every July in a different part of the country:

2015 – Beaumont, Texas, July 13-18, 2015
2016 – Mobile, Alabama, July 10-16, 2016

2017 – Madison, Wisconsin, July 10-15, 2017
2018 – Jacksonville, Florida, July 9-14, 2018 

2015 National Schedule
(Sunday, July 12, 2015)

(U.S. Pre Trials Music Tests)

Monday, July 13, 2015
U.S. Pre Trials Events
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
National 2-Baton and 3-Baton
National Dance Twirl and Dance Twirl Pairs
IC Artistic Twirl and IC Artistic Pairs
                              USTA General Assembly
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
National Strut
National Solo and Solo Pairs
National Finals Show
, Athletes' Party and Texas BBQ
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Festival and National Twirl Teams
Natl Show Teams, Parade Corps, Show Corps
National Twirl Team Finals

Friday, July 17, 2015
Festival and Natl Dance Twirl Teams and Trios
Command performances by Highest Scoring Parade Corps and Show Corps
National Dance Twirl Team Finals
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Festival of the Future Individual and Pair events
Basic, Military, Parade March, Presentation
Strut, Dance Twirl, Dance Twirl Pairs
2-Baton, 3-Baton, Solo and Pairs

  National Shuttle Service Information and Registration Form

  Athletes' Party and Texas BBQ Information and Registration Form

The 2015 U.S. National Baton Twirling Championships will be held at the Ford Park Arena, located at 5115 Interstate 10, in Beaumont, Texas. Beaumont is just 35 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, 90 miles East of Houston and 25 miles from the Louisiana border. Beaumont is 4 hours from Austin, 5 hours from San Antonio and 4.5 hours from New Orleans. The beaches of Galveston and Sea Rim are also just a short drive, 2 hours and 1 hour, respectively. Get a sneak peak here.

With direct air service from Jack Brooks Regional Airport (BPT) to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), Beaumont sits on the banks of the Neches River and offers both cab and rental car services to help you get around while you're there.

Hotel & Transportation Information


Holiday Inn 

USTA’s Headquarter Hotel

3950 I-10 South & Walden Rd.  Beaumont,  Texas  77705

(409) 842-5995

Special Group Rate:

Standard King or Double: $109.00 +tax

Corporate Suite: $119.00 +tax

Executive Suite: $129.00 +tax

  Rates include two Full Breakfast coupons per day 

The group booking code is: UST

Hampton Inn

3795 Interstate 10 S, Beaumont, TX 77705

(409) 840-9922

 Special Group Rate: 

 $110.00 +Tax

Rate includes continental breakfast

Booking Code:  TRL

Hilton Garden Inn
3755 IH-10, Beaumont, TX 77705

(409) 842-5646

Special  Group Rates: 

Double Queen      $110.00 +tax

King                      $110.00 +tax

 King Suite            $129.00 +tax

Rate includes continental breakfast


Personal Group Webpage for booking:

Book at Hilton Garden "TWIRL"


 The Group Code is: TWIRL

Courtyard by Marriott

 2275 Interstate 10 So., Beaumont, TX 77705

(409) 840-5750

Special Group Rate:  

$ 105.00 +tax

Rate includes breakfast



Fairfield Inn & Suites

2265 Interstate 10 So., Beaumont, TX 77705

(409) 840-5751

Special Group Rate:

$95.00 + tax

Rate includes continental breakfast



MCM Elegante’

Hotel & Conference Center

2355 Interstate 10 S, Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 842-3600

NEW! Special Group Rate:  

$109.00 +tax for Single/Double occupancy

plus 2-free breakfast coupons per room


View Online Special USTA Tournament Rate


Residence Inn  Beaumont

5380 Clearwater Ct, Beaumont, TX 77705
(409) 434-0600


Special Group Rate:  105.00 per night + tax

Rate includes breakfast




 The Jack Brooks Regional Airport, located near Beaumont in Jefferson County, serves an expanding regional population base in excess of 500,000 with connections to Texas and the world. We are located just minutes from anywhere in the Beaumont, Port Arthur, and Orange geographic areas and only an hour from Lake Charles, Louisiana and Houston, Texas.  It is serviced by American Eagle from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and United Express Bus service from Houston/George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

 Houston Hobby Airport is located approximately 80 miles from Beaumont and George Bush Intercontinental Airport is located approximately 90 miles from Beaumont.  


Car Rental Agencies


(409) 722-0209



(409) 727-2588



(409) 727-2137


Sun Travel

6711 Smith Road
Beaumont, TX 77713

(409) 840-4600

Sun Travel Shuttle offers reliable and convenient bus service to and from Houston Airports as well as between Jack Brooks Regional Airport and Houston airports. Pick-Up Points: - Jack Brooks ...more

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Sun Travel Trailways

Sun Travel

6711 Smith Road
Beaumont, TX 77713

(409) 840-4600
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Sun Travel offers a 29-passenger mid-size motor coach that usually provide the best service for smaller groups and special occasions. With these shuttle buses, Sun Travel supplies transportation for convenient shuttling such as, airports (most prominently the Houston, Texas airport), conferences, and other events.  Sun Travel also offers Motor coaches that hold 56 passengers and include video monitors, flushing toilet, large luggage compartments, scenic windows, reclining seats ...more

Taxi / Limo Service

Ultimate Limo

(409) 722-7697

Airport shuttle service, 24hrs per day, 7 days per week.

Yellow Cab

(409) 234-6063

24hrs per day, 7 days per week.

Beaumont is on the Sunset Limited Amtrak line that travels from New Orleans to Los Angeles.


Beaumont Municipal Transit

550 Milam
Beaumont, TX 77701
Phone: (409) 835-7895
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Beaumont Municipal Transit offers bus service throughout the City of Beaumont. Once you know what bus to meet and where and when to meet it, you’re ready to ride. Wait by the bus stop sign along the ...more  





Beaumont, Texas