2015 Judges Workshop

The Judges Workshop will be on July 25, 2015 in Orange, VA at the Orange County Clogging Competition. Class will start at 8:30am. The cost for this workshop is $100.00. Make check out to ACHF and mail to: Jimmy Loveless, 37034 West Spicer Dr, Mechanicsville, MD 20659. Please register by July 17.

2015 World Championship Hotels

Please mention that you are with the American Clogging Hall of Fame Championship when making reservations. This way you are booking under the correct hotel block.

American Clogging Hall of Fame Championship – October 23-25, 2015

Host: Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium

Residence Inn by Marriott-Spartanburg
9011 Fairforest Road
Spartanburg, SC
Contact Lynn Miller
Tel: 864-576-3333
Distance: 4.8 miles

Comfort Suites At WestGate Mall
458 West Blackstock Road
Spartanburg, SC 29301
Tel: 864-699-6700
Rate: $99 for King Suites and $109 for Double/Double Suites.
Distance: 5 miles

Sleep Inn Spartanburg
501 S Blackstock Rd, Spartanburg, SC 29301
(864) 595-4040
Contact William Davis

Holiday Inn Express & Suites North
(I-85, exit 78)
161 Sha Lane
Spartanburg, SC 29307
Tel: 864-504-3333
Distance: 5.6 miles

Holiday Inn Express Westgate
(I-26, exit 21, left on W. Blackstock Rd.)
895 Spartan Boulevard
Spartanburg, SC 29301
Tel: 864-699-7777
Distance: 4.8 miles

Comfort Inn & Suites
154 Candlenut Lane
Spartanburg, SC 29316
Contact Danny or Terry
Phone: 864-814-2001
Website: comfortinnspartanburg.com
Distance: 3.0 miles

Days Inn Waccamaw
(I-26, exit 17)
101 Outlet Rd
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Tel: 864576-7300
Distance: 6.2 miles

Hampton Inn – Spartanburg North
(I-85, exit 78)
121 Traveller Drive
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Tel: (864) 577-9080
Distance: 6 miles

Hampton Inn & Suites Spartanburg
(I-26, exit 21, left on W.Blackstock Rd.)
801 Spartan Boulevard
Spartanburg, SC 29301
Website: spartanburgwestgatemallsuites.hamptoninn.com
Tel: 864-699-2222
Distance: 4.9 miles

Baymont Inn & Suites Duncan/Spartanburg
1546 East Main St, Duncan, SC
Contact: Trushna Mistry
Phone: 864-433-8405
Rates: $79.00 for Double bedroom / $74.00 for King Bedrooms
Distance: 11 miles

World Championship Updates

The Executive Board has created new awards for 2015 World Championships:

First: There will be a Grand Champion Solo dance-off in the 15 and under categorizes as well as the 16 and over. This includes; Acapella, Contemporary, Traditional, and Flatfoot Solos. We will also give an award to the Grand Champion winner, plus 1st runner up and 2nd runner up in each Solo Category. The Grand Champion winner in Traditional and Contemporary will be able to compete on Saturday in the Opry Dance Off. Also, we will award the 1st, and 2nd runner up in both, Female and Male Opry Dance Off.

Secondly: ACHF is expanding the age divisions for solos in Acapella and Flatfoot. Age divisions are; 6 and Under, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18, 19-29, and 30 & Over.

Third: Choreographed Solos will also be awarded the Grand Champion, plus 1st runner up and 2nd runner up award.

Fourth: The Top 3 teams for Tiny Tot – Junior, and Senior – Senior Adult in Traditional and Contemporary will be Awarded Grand Champion plus 1st and 2nd runner up.

All Grand Champions, 1st Runner Up, and 2nd Runner Up will be called up to the stage at the same time!

Opry Solo Dance Off – to qualify for Opry dance off, a dancer must win an overall solo in contemporary or traditional in a calendar year set by ACHF (November 1 to September 30) at a regional competition. The winner in October overall will go into the Opry dance-off the following year.

— REVISED —

In 2015, the registration fee for each dancer dancing on a team three times or less is $45.00. The registration fee for each team dancer that will dance four or more team dances will be $65.00. This will allow each dancer to dance on team dances as many times as they like.

There will be no cover charge at the door this year. Each dancer will have the opportunity to bring their whole family to watch the entire competition with no admission charge at the door.

The fee for Solos and Duos are as follow, Solos – $12.00, at the door $15.00, Duos are $30.00, at the door $35.00, Choreographed Solos $40.00, at the door $45.00.

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