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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 11-16, 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

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
National Strut
National Solo and Solo Pairs
National Finals Show
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


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 HOTEL & SUITES BEAUMONT- PLAZA

3950 Walden Rd. Beaumont, TX 77705  /  2.4 miles from Ford Park/Pavilion

Phone: (409) 842-5995  /  Visit Website  /  The group code is:  UST when booking online

USTA SPECIAL GROUP RATE:  $109  + 15% tax  for King or Standard Double Rooms

                                                       $119  + 15% tax for Corporate Suite Room

                                                       $129  + 15% tax for Executive Suite Room

Rate includes 2 full breakfast coupons


USTA HEADQUATERS HOTEL, Upper-midscale, smoke-free, full service property hotel near I-10 at US 187  /  AAA 3 Diamonds /  Heated indoor swimming pool - exercise room / Restaurant - lounge - room service /  Restaurant open for breakfast and dinner only
Microwave and refrigerator in every room /  Free Internet in room /  Free parking

Provides shuttle to/from the Jack Brooks Regional Airport, N. Hwy 69 Nederland – Nederland, TX

 

 HAMPTON INN

3795 Interstate 10 S Beaumont, TX 77705  /  2.2 miles from Ford Park/Pavilion

Phone: (409) 840-9922  /  Visit Website


USTA SPECIAL GROUP RATE:  $110  + 15% tax  for King or Double Queen Rooms

                                                      $129  + 15% tax for King Suite Room

Midscale hotel near I-10 at US 287 /  Outdoor swimming pool open in summer - exercise room /  Free hot breakfast buffet / Free Internet in room
Free parking

 

 HILTON GARDEN INN

3755 Interstate 10 S Beaumont, TX 77705  /  2.9 miles from Ford Park/Pavilion

Phone: (409) 842-5646  /  Visit Website  /  Group Code:  TWIRL  Group Name:  United States Twirling Association


USTA GROUP RATE:  $110  + 15% tax  for King or Double Queen Rooms

                                      $129  + 15% tax for King Suite Room

RATE INCLUDES A CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST ONLY


USTA’s personal group web page address for booking online is:   (click on link below)

http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/B/BPTGIGI-TWIRL-20150709/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG


Upper-midscale hotel near I-10 at US 287 /  Outdoor swimming pool open all year - exercise room /  Restaurant - room service
Restaurant open for breakfast and dinner only /  Microwave and refrigerator in every room /  Free Internet in room /  Free parking

 

 

RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT

 

5380 Clearwater Court,  Beaumont, TX 77705  /  2.8 miles from Ford Park/Pavilion

Phone: (409) 434-0600  /  Visit Website  /  Room block code:  2015 US National Baton Twirling Championships

USTA SPECIAL GROUP RATE:  $105 + 15% Tax for  Studios Suites (1 King w/sleeper sofa)

Click here to: Book your group rate: US NATIONAL BATON TWIRLING CHAMPIONSHIPS >>

 

Upscale, smoke-free, all-suite, extended-stay hotel /  Near I-10 at US 287  /  Outdoor swimming pool - exercise room
Kitchen in every suite  /  Free hot breakfast buffet  /  Free Internet in room  /  Free parking

 HOMEWOOD SUITES BY HILTON BEAUMONT

 

3745 I-10 South, Beaumont, TX 77705  /  2.9 miles from Ford Park/Pavilion

 

Phone: (409) 842-9990  /  Visit Website  /   Room block code:  BAT to call in or book online.

USTA SPECIAL GROUP RATE:  $115 + 15% Tax for  Studios Suite (1 King w/sleeper sofa)

                                                     

 

Upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotel near I-10 at US 287  /  Heated outdoor swimming pool - exercise room  /  Kitchen in every suite  /  Free hot breakfast buffet  /  Free Internet in room  /  Free parking  /  Pet-friendly hotel - allows pets up to 50 pounds - no pet fee.

MCM ELEGANTÉ HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER

 

2355 Interstate 10 S Beaumont, TX 77705 /  4.2 miles from Ford Park/Pavilion

 

Phone: (409) 842-3600 /  Visit Website

USTA SPECIAL GROUP RATE:  $119  + 15% tax  for Single/Double occupancy and 2-free breakfast coupons per room.

 

Click here to: http://www.reseze.net/cassets/mkt/mcmelegante/landing_pages/MCM_Beaumont_United_States_Baton_Twirling_Association.html

 

Upper-midscale, smoke-free,  Full-service hotel - Near I-10 at US 287 / Outdoor swimming pool - fitness center / Restaurant - lounge - room service / Free Internet in room /  Free parking / Provides free shuttle to/from the Jack Brooks Regional Airport at N. Hwy 69 Nederland – Nederland, TX

 

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT

 

2275 Interstate 10 S Beaumont, TX 77705  /  3.7 miles from Ford Park/Pavilion

 

Phone: (409) 840-5750  /  Visit Website  /   Room block code:  2015 US National Baton Twirling Championships

USTA SPECIAL GROUP RATE:  $105  + 15% tax  (includes breakfast)

 

Click here to: Book your group rate: 2015 US National Baton Twirling Championships >>

 

Upper-midscale, smoke-free hotel near I-10 at US 287  /  Heated indoor swimming pool - exercise room /  Restaurant open for breakfast and dinner only.  Free Internet in room /  Free parking.

 

FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES BY MARRIOTT

 

2265 Interstate 10 S Beaumont, TX 77705  /   3.7 miles from Ford Park/Pavilion

 

Phone: (409) 840-5751  /  Visit Website   /   Room block code:  2015 US National Baton Twirling Championships

 
 

USTA SPECIAL GROUP RATE:  $95  + 15% tax  (includes breakfast)

 

Click here to: Book your group rate: 2015 US National Baton Twirling Championships >>

 

Midscale, smoke-free hotel near I-10 at US 287 /  Heated indoor swimming pool - exercise room /  Free hot breakfast buffet /  Free Internet in room / Free parking

AIR TRANSPORTATION

 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.  
 

GROUND TRANSPORTATION 

Car Rental Agencies

Avis

(409) 722-0209

 

Budget

(409) 727-2588

 

Hertz

(409) 727-2137

 

Sun Travel

6711 Smith Road
Beaumont, TX 77713
Phone: 

(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
Phone: 

(409) 840-4600
Visit Website

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.

OVERVIEW ADD TO ITINERARY

Beaumont Municipal Transit

550 Milam
Beaumont, TX 77701
Phone: (409) 835-7895
Visit Website  

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  

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