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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:

2018 – Jacksonville, Florida, July 8-14, 2018
2019 – Fairborn, Ohio
2020 – Stockton, California
2021 – Daytona Beach, Florida


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2018 U.S. NATIONAL BATON TWIRLING CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK

ESTIMATED SCHEDULE (Subject to change based on entries received)
 

Saturday, July 7th
9:00 am - 4:00 pm Judges Workshop
1:00 - 5:00 pm U.S. Pre-Trials Judges Focus Meeting
4:00 - 6:00 pm Registration Open at Hyatt Regency
5:00 - 6:00 pm U.S. Pre-Trials Music Test
7:00 - 9:00 pm USTA General Assembly at Hyatt Regency
Sunday, July 8th
7:00 am Registration & Doors Open to Public
7:45 am U.S. Pre-Trials Athletes' Meeting
8:00 am - 5:30 pm COMPETITION FOR THE DAY:  U.S. Pre-Trials Compulsories, Short Program, Pairs, Teams and  Freestyle; Jr. & Sr.  Women, Sr.  Men, Team  USA Medal Round;  Awards
Monday, July 9th
7:00 am Registration & Doors Open to Public
8:00 am - 6:00 pm IC COMPETITION FOR THE DAY:  International Cup 2 & 3-Baton,  Artistic Twirl & Artistic Pairs, Solo, Team & Groups
International Cup Qualifer Announcements
Tuesday, July 10th
7:00 am Registration & Doors Open  to Public
7:45 am Opening Ceremony, Introduction of Judges & Board of Directors, President's Welcome
8:00 am - 7:00pm COMPETITION FOR THE DAY:  National 2-Baton,  National 3-Baton,  Awards
National Dance Twirl & Dance Twirl Pairs, Awards
Wednesday, July 11th
7:00 am Registration & Doors Open to Public
8:00 - 3:30 pm COMPETITION FOR THE DAY:  National Strut, Awards
National Solo and Pairs, Awards
4:00 - 7:00 pm National Finals Show
7:00 - 9:00 pm Athletes' Party/Champions' Celebration in Sports Club Area
9:30 pm Building Closes
Thursday, July 12th
7:00 am Registration & Doors Open to Public
8:00 am- 6:30 pm COMPETITION FOR THE DAY:  FOF & National Twirl Teams, Parade Corps, Show Corps, Show Teams, Collegiate Event
National Twirl Team  Finals, Command Performances by 2018 National Champions, US World Team, Collegiate Awards, Team Retreat
Friday, July 13th
7:00 am Registration & Doors Open to Public
8:00 am - 4:30 pm COMPETITION FOR THE DAY: FOF & National Dance Twirl Teams and Trios
National Dance Twirl Team  Finals, Command Performances by High Scoring Show and Parade Corps, Introduction of the Stars of the Future - US Pre-Trials Gold Medalists, Command Performances by 2018 USA Team  Gold Medalists, US Pen Sales, Team Retreat
7:00 pm USTA 60TH Anniversary Celebration & Dinner at Hyatt Regency
Saturday, July 14th
7:00 am Registration & Doors Open to Public
8:00 - 3:00 pm COMPETITION FOR THE DAY:  Festival of the Future  Foundation Events: awards presented at judges' tables
FOF Strut
FOF Dance Twirl, Dance Twirl Pairs; Strut and all Dance Twirl Awards
FOF 2-Baton,  3-Baton,  Awards
FOF Solo, Pairs, Awards
    

2018 NATIONALS LODGING INFORMATION

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HYATT REGENCY JACKSONVILLE RIVERFRONT

225 E Coastline Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202

Phone(904) 588-1234

 

USTA’s Headquarter Hotel

Registration, meetings and 60th Anniversary Celebration will take place here

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USTA SPECIAL GUEST ROOM RATES:

Flat Rate 1-4 Occupancy:      $ 129.00 + tax

Premier Suite:                        $   50.00 additional per room

Regency club:                        $   30.00 additional per room

Queen waterfront Upgrade:   $   35.00 additional per room

King Waterfront Upgrade:      $   45.00 additional per room

Junior Suite:                           $ 239.00 + tax

VIP Suite:                               $ 850.00 + tax 

Presidential Suite:                 $1200.00 + tax

 

Suite Pricing:  All suite prices are quotes with one bedroom

Room rates are quoted exclusive of applicable state & local taxes (currently 13%)

MAKING RESERVATIONS
A dedicated website is now available for you to book your hotel rooms online. Reservations can be made starting July 15, 2017 at this web address:

 

To make your reservations, please click here.

Booking Website:  https://aws.passkey.com/e/16298098


Calling = 1-888-421-1442. ASK FOR US TWIRLING GROUP RATE  

Team Directors wishing to book multiple rooms for their group should call this number: 1- 904-360-8683   OR EMAIL paloma.martin@hyatt.com

After the contracted rooms are filled, Hyatt will automatically offer guests their prevailing rates via the same attendee website, based on availability.

ALL ACCOMMODATIONS OFFER

• Free Wi-Fi available in guestrooms and social spaces, excluding meeting spaces / • Hyatt Grand Bed® / • Spectacular St. Johns River or Downtown views / • Television with remote control, cable movie channels and in-  room pay movies / • Video account review and checkout /

Mini Frigs in all of the rooms / • Two telephones with voicemail and speakerphone / • Individual climate control / • Electronic door lock / • Full bathroom amenities and hair dryer / • Coffeemaker with complimentary coffee / • Iron / ironing board /  • iHome® alarm clock radio

 

RECREATIONAL FACILITIES

Pool: Outdoor, rooftop heated pool / hot tub; pool bar open   seasonally

24-hour Hyatt StayFit®: state-of-the-art fitness center featuring   cardio machines, free weights, weight machines and lockers

RESTAURANTS & BARS

Trellises Restaurant: serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in a casual atmosphere with an emphasis on fresh regional  favorites

JAXX Sports Bar: catch all the sports on four big-screen TVs   while enjoying light fare and a great selection of beer, wine and   spirits

Currents Lounge: a favorite meeting place for cocktails and   conversation; a purveyor of Starbucks® products and breakfast

  items to go in the morning; providing complimentary wireless   Internet access

Morton’s Steak House on property!

OTHER AMENITIES

Multilingual staff / • ATM / • Safe-deposit boxes at front desk / • Laundry / Dry Cleaning / • Valet and self-parking / • Convenience Collection /

• Gift Shop / Prevailing parking rate will apply. Currently, overnight valet parking is currently $20.00 with “in and out” privileges, and overnight self-parking is available for $15.00. 
 
Additional properties with special USTA rates:

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Jacksonville Riverfront

1201 Riverplace Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Phone800-222-8733

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Located in the vibrant downtown area on the Southbank of St. John's River, DoubleTree by Hilton Jacksonville Riverfront offers a modern experience.  Beautiful guest rooms and suites with walk-out balconies offering exceptional views. Two restaurants and a lounge, including Ruth's Chris Steak House.  24-hour fitness center, outdoor swimming pool and terrace with loungers and tables.   or Your Comfort and Convenience

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·       AMENITIES: 

24/7 On-Site Security / Automated Teller (ATM) / Baggage Storage / Bar Area / Concierge Desk / Electric Service / Elevators / Extended Stay Available / Gift Shop / Hilton Honors Digital Key / Keurig Coffee Makers / Laundry/Valet Service / Lounge / Luggage Hold / Martin Coffee Co. Coffee / Multi-Lingual Staff / On-Site Convenience Store / Premium Aroma Actives Products / Room Service / Safety Deposit Box / Snack Shop / Sweet Dreams Bedding / Walk-Out Balcony in All Rooms / iHome Connectivity / Fitness Room and  Pool / The group has a reduced self-parking rate of $10. Currently our overnight self-parking rate is $12.  Valet is current $20. Valet rates will be subject to prevailing rates at check in.

USTA SPECIAL GUEST ROOM RATES:

Single/Double Occupancy:      $ 129.00 + tax

$10 for each additional adult over two adults per room.

Guaranteed Riverfront room subject to $20 additional charge per room.

Ask for Special Rate requesting the 2018 US Baton Championships Rate Cote: UST 

To make your reservations, please click here for Booking Website: http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/J/JAXJRDT-UST-20180705/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

Room rates are quoted exclusive of applicable state & local taxes (currently 13%)

MAKING RESERVATIONS
A dedicated website will be available for you to book your hotel rooms online. Reservations can be made starting mid-July 2017 at the web address which will be provided.


If you need additional assistance, please call 800-222-8733

Team Directors wishing to book multiple rooms for their group should call this number:  904-360-8873   
 
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Jacksonville-Downtown-I-95

1331 Prudential Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Phone(904) 396-7770

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Main amenities

Free hot/cold buffet breakfast and WiFi / Outdoor pool / 24-hour fitness center / Self parking / 24-hour business center / 24-hour front desk / Coffee/tea in a common area / Convenience store / ATM/banking services / Laundry service

USTA SPECIAL GUEST ROOM RATES:

Single/Double Occupancy:      $ 119.00 + tax

Ask for Special Rate requesting the 2018 US Baton Championships Rate Cote: UTA

 

To make your reservations, please click here for Booking Website:http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/J/JAXDTHX-UTA-20180706/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

Room rates are quoted exclusive of applicable state & local taxes (currently 13%)

MAKING RESERVATIONS
A dedicated website will be available for you to book your hotel rooms online. Reservations can be made starting mid-July 2017 at the web address which will be provided.


If you need additional assistance, please call (904) 396-7770

Team Directors wishing to book multiple rooms for their group should call this number:  (904) 396-7770   

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Jacksonville Downtown-Southbank

1201 Kings Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Phone(904) 396-6888

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Spacious suites with one king- or one king and one queen-size beds - all with a pull-out sofa bed.  Suites have separate living and sleeping areas.  Fully equipped kitchens with new granite countertops and cabinets featuring a full-size refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher and two-burner stovetop.  Complimentary internet access.  Enjoy a complimentary Suite Start™ hot breakfast daily and an evening social* Monday through Thursday evenings.

USTA SPECIAL GUEST ROOM RATES:

Single/Double Occupancy:      $ 129.00 + tax

$10 for each additional adult over two adults per room.

Ask for Special Rate requesting the 2018 US Baton Championships Rate Cote: NBT

To make your reservations, please click here for Booking Website: http://homewoodsuites.hilton.com/en/hw/groups/personalized/J/JAXDNHW-NBT-20180707/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

Room rates are quoted exclusive of applicable state & local taxes (currently 13%)

MAKING RESERVATIONS

If you need additional assistance, please call 904-396-6888.

Team Directors wishing to book multiple rooms for their group should call this number:  904-396-6888

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Downtown-Southbank

1201 Kings Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Phone904-396-6111 

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This Hilton Garden Inn features complimentary WiFi and a 24-hour Business Center, complimentary fitness center and a full-service restaurant on the property.

USTA SPECIAL GUEST ROOM RATES:

Single/Double Occupancy:   $ 109.00 + tax

Ask for Special Rate requesting the 2018 US Baton Championships Rate Cote: NBT

 

To make your reservations, please click here for Booking Website:http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/J/JAXSBGI-NBT-20180707/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

Room rates are quoted exclusive of applicable state & local taxes (currently 13%)

MAKING RESERVATIONS


If you need additional assistance, please call 904-396-6111.

Team Directors wishing to book multiple rooms for their group should call this number:  904-396-6111