Convention
2024 - 2025

2024/25 Ages & Fees

Level
Age
Fee (Studio Dancer)
Fee (Independent)
Senior
16+
$305
$350
Teen
13 -15
$305
$350
Junior
10 - 12
$305
$350
Mini
7 - 9
$305
$350
RevKids
4 - 6
$215
$260
Teacher (Dancer)
null
$175
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Observer
null
$80
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  • Age is calculated as of the first of the current calendar year. The above age levels are guidelines to the Revel experience. Each dancer will be issued a wristband that reflects their assigned ballroom for class and gives them access to that room only. Studio directors are more than welcome to move dancers to a different level for convention if space is available.  Please note: Dancers that dance down must still audition in their originally assigned age level. These changes can be made in the system upon registration.
  • NOTE - dancers who are registered for the competition must be registered for the convention.
  • NOTE - refunds are not available under any circumstances. Credit equal to convention fees paid will be issued towards a future event for up to one year if a dancer is unable to participate. All credits will be issued back to the studio account
  • Fees will increase by $20.00 per dancer if paid within the 30-day window.

RevKids Program

Our newly expanded RevKids program includes a two-day workshop and a RevKids competition age division. This is a great introduction into the convention world for dancers ages 4-6 years old!

RevKids will consist of half-day, 45 minute classes on both Saturday and Sunday. RevKids are eligible for scholarships chosen by the teaching faculty and an awards presentation and party with Rex will conclude the weekend.  One parent/chaperone observer band per dancer will be included with registration. Additional bands may be purchased onsite subject to availability.

Dancers must be registered for both days of the workshop in order to participate in the RevKids Competition. In the event that there is not available venue space for the RevKids Room, the Mini and RevKids Room will be combined.

Observers

For Studio Observers:

Each attending studio will receive up to 5 complimentary Teacher Pass Lanyards. These Teacher Pass Lanyards will permit studio staff into each convention room to observe. To be eligible to receive the complimentary Teacher Pass Lanyards, studios must list all teachers and staff in their registration for the event. Teacher Pass Lanyards will be provided in the studio bag at the Revel Registration & Check-In kiosk upon arrival. If a studio requires more than 5 Teacher Pass Lanyards, they must purchase additional lanyards in the registration prior to the event.

For Parent Observers:

Parents of registered dancers are allowed into the convention classes if they purchase a Parent Observer Band. All observers must be attending with paid dancers only. Studios must purchase Parent Observer Bands in their registration prior to the event. Revel recommends coordination & purchase of Parent Observer Bands as quantities due to limited capacity in the ballrooms. Please note, Parent Observer Bands are specific to the workshop room (Senior, Teen, Junior, Mini) and may not be used to gain access to multiple rooms. Parent observers must make sure Observer Bands are visible for Revel staff at all times during the classes. Parent observers must sit and keep all belongings against the walls to provide the maximum amount of space for the dancers. Revel reserves the right to ask any observer to leave the ballroom if they become a distraction to the dancers or faculty.

One-day Parent Observer Bands are not available.

Parent Observer Bands are required to watch Friday Night Bonus Classes.

Scholarship Classes

Revel will hold a scholarship audition class in all four levels throughout Saturday. In these classes, dancers will learn a jazz combination and then audition for Revel Tuition Based Scholarships. Please note that our faculty are observing dancers in all classes and genres for scholarships opportunities including Industry Sponsored Awards and Summer Dance Fest.

PRO REVELER AUDITION CLASS

The Pro Reveler Audition Class is a separate audition held on Sunday mornings in every Regional city. This audition is for our Pro Reveler Company (of Faculty Assistants with Revel Dance Convention). Pro Revelers who receive this honor at a Regional event, are invited to join the Pro Reveler Company as a faculty assistant for one season, the following tour.

Before participating in the audition class, interested dancers must complete a Pro Application online. A $35 application and audition fee is required upon submitting the application to reserve a spot for the class.

Once a dancer receives Pro Reveler they have to attend mandatory Pro Orientation in the summer where they will meet other Pro Revelers, participate in a workshop, as well as get their headshots taken, learn choreography, receive swag and additional Pro Reveler items. Upon completion of the season as a Pro Reveler Faculty Assistant, Pros can then attend Nationals to receive Pro Reveler of the Year which comes with incredible opportunities like being a lifetime assistant while Revel pays for all travel costs; teach Friday night bonus classes on the tour, among other additional prizes. For more info, click here.

ELITE REVELER AUDITION class

Revel Dance Convention’s General Scholarship Audition Class is now the Elite Reveler Audition Class. At all regional events, the Elite Reveler Audition Class will take place in each age room on Saturdays during the convention portion of the event. It will most likely be a jazz class taught by Revel Faculty and/or Revel Directors. During the class, dancers will audition for several industry sponsored scholarships as well as regional tuition scholarships to next season and our newly Elite Reveler Scholarships - see below.

ELITE REVELER SCHOLARSHIPS

Upon conclusion of the Elite Reveler Audition Class, select dancers will be awarded the Elite Reveler Runner Up Scholarship. All Elite Reveler Runner Up recipients will have the opportunity to perform in the Remix Closing Show on Sunday. They will attend a brief rehearsal on Sunday morning prior to the Closing Show later that day. 

Elite Reveler Runner Up will receive:

  • 50% Revel Nationals Convention Scholarship
  • 25% Summer Dance Fest Scholarship
  • Eligibility to participate in the Nationals Elite Reveler of the Year Experience (Comp/Audition)
  • Invitation to perform in the Nationals Gala Opening Number 

Upon conclusion of the Remix Closing Show on Sunday, Revel will host an Awards Presentation where the Elite Reveler Runner Up recipients in each age level will be called up onto the stage and the Elite Reveler Mini, Junior, Teen and Senior Winners will be announced. 

Elite Reveler Winners will receive:

  • 100% Nationals Convention Scholarship
  • 100% Single Regional Convention Scholarship
  • 50% Summer Dance Fest Scholarship
  • Eligibility to participate in the Nationals Elite Reveler of the Year Experience (Comp/Audition)
  • Invitation to perform in the Nationals Gala Opening Number 

*Fees for the Elite Reveler of the Year Experience still apply. For details click here.

ELITE REVELER REHEARSAL

In every city, the Elite Reveler Rehearsals will be held on Sunday in each workshop room. Dancers who receive the Elite Reveler Runner Up Award directly following the Elite Reveler Audition on Saturday will need to attend. This Rehearsal will be for formatting/staging one of the Mini, Junior, Teen, Senior Class combos, indicated on the event schedule, to be performed on stage during the Remix Closing Show later that day. During the scholarship presentation following the Remix Closing Show, Elite Reveler Runner Up Dancers will find out who will be the Elite Reveler Winners in each workshop room.

PRO REVELER VS. ELITE REVELER

Pro Reveler Scholarship is an award that accepts dancers into the Pro Reveler Company - a Faculty Assistant and Mentorship Program wherein dancers receive a 100% off unlimited convention tuition to any & all 2024-2025 Regional Events. Pro Revelers are also invited to assist faculty and tour with Revel the following season. Their assistantship doesn’t start until Pro Orientation in the Summer of 2024 after Nationals. 

Elite Reveler Scholarship is an award that can be utilized toward the current season’s Nationals and/or next season’s Regionals. Elite Reveler Runners Up and Winners are invited to participate in the Elite Reveler of the Year Experience at Nationals.

Bonus Classes

Dancers registered for the convention can opt to participate in 2-3 Bonus Classes held on Fridays at every Revel Event. Please be advised that these classes are open to all ages and levels and may be considerably more challenging for younger dancers. Bonus classes are usually scheduled between 5-8pm, and in most cities, Revel Bonus Classes are taught by our Pro Revelers of the Year. Depending on the size of the ballroom space, attendance may be capped during these classes. See your city convention schedule for Bonus Class details and times.

Scholarship Redemption

After receiving scholarships and awards at Revel, studios can email scholarships@dancerevel.com to redeem scholarship codes for their dancers. If a dancer has switched studios after winning a scholarship or award, they must provide written permission from their former studio to Revel for any scholarship or award to be transferred.

Safety & Security

REVEL is one of only three events Certified by Youth Protection Association For Dance (YPAD). This means that our team has undergone significant training in the areas of Safety & Wellness for young dancers, and are responsible for upholding the standards set forth by YPAD.  These standards include, but are not limited to background checks for all Faculty & Staff, staff being certified in CPR and First Aid, and ensuring policies and procedures uphold REVEL's inclusive, equitable, and family-friendly environment.  While attending REVEL, studios should expect convention classes with age-appropriate music and movement choices.  REVEL expects the same from attending studios in terms of performances on the competition stage.  We believe that as a community everyone can work together to create positive progress in the competitive dance industry.  For more information on REVEL's certification through YPAD, please contact our Customer Experience Team.

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Class Recommendations

Dancers should be prepared with their own water and are responsible for staying hydrated and nourished throughout the convention portion of the Revel Event. Attending dancers should also come prepared to class with the proper attire and shoes for each scheduled dance style. Revel recommends the following:

  • Dancers should avoid baggy and/or layered attire for technical disciplines such as ballet, contemporary and  jazz
  • Dancers should wear ballet shoes in ballet and ballet barre
  • Dancers should wear tap shoes in tap classes. If a dancer does not have tap shoes, we strongly encourage them to still take the class in another shoe
  • If dancers own character heels, they are encouraged to wear them during Broadway and/or Ballroom classes

Discount Info

Dancers attending more than one 2023-2024 Revel Regional event will receive a 25% off discount on workshop fees for each additional Regional city. Please contact the Revel office to have multi-city discounts applied to a new registration.

Revel does not offer a teacher room at this time. Teachers and studio directors can take class at a discounted rate of $150. This is for Saturday and Sunday workshops.