Gatineau #3:  Event Information

Palais des Congres; May 4 - 7, 2023



  • 50 Boulevard Maisonneuve – 3rd Floor, Gatineau, QC J8X 4H4


  • approximately 32’ deep x 40’ wide; wings are approximately 8-12 feet wide.

*A professional raised stage will be built and installed in the Conference Room. An Adagio floor appropriate for Tap will be laid.


  • If you have large props, you will need to access the venue from 164 rue de l’Hôtel-de-ville. There is a freight elevator that takes you up behind the ballroom.

    See link for map :

    *Important: All props must be in before 5pm.  After 5pm, a security guard will be present to authorize prop load ins/outs.


  • There are two parking lots adjacent to the Palais des congrès.  Both parking facilities are accessible via Courcelette Street.

    • Monday to Friday from 05h00-20h00: $5 for 1 hour
    • Monday to Friday from 20h00-05h00: $5
    • Daily flat rate: $14
    • Weekend and/or statutory holiday: $5 flat rate (up to 24 hours)

    **NOTE: Fees are subject to change.

    If you park outside but within the Palais des congrès, there are no restrictions as far as the times you can go IN and OUT.

    However, as soon as you park after the gates (Place du Centre – inside), the rate and regulations are not the same. Please ensure you look at signage for parking regulations.


  • Studios will be assigned dressing rooms. We thank you in advance for your co-operation with regard to sharing this space.


  • An area will be designated as rehearsal for all dancers to share.


  • Our Shine Shop will be in full operation to get your Shine Dance Merchandise.  Please note that we will be accepting only credit or debit cards -- we will not be accepting cash.


Hotel Name: DoubleTree By Hilton Gatineau-Ottawa

For Dates: May 4 – 7: Palais des congrès, Gatineau

Block Booking Under

Shine Dance Booking Code: CDTSSD

Please use code in section "Special Rate" when booking on website or when calling Front Desk

Address (See map) 1170 Chemin d'Aylmer, Gatineau, QC  J9H 7L3
Phone (819) 778-0000

2 Double Beds: $179 (taxes not included)

2 Queen Beds: $179 (taxes not included)

Classic Queen Suite w/ sofa bed: $179 (taxes not included)

Additional guest in a room: $30 plus tax per night

Parking Free
Group Booking Ends April 3rd, 2023
Cancellation Date

Participants have until 72 hours before their respective arrival for any changes/cancellations.

If the cancellation of the reservation is made within 72 hours before arrival, 100% of the anticipated costs of the first night of the stay or canceled nights will be charged to the concerned file.

Check-In/Out Check-in: 4:00pm / Check-out: 12:00pm
Website Click here
Restaurant on site? Yes
Pool? Temporarily closed
Driving Distance From Venue (approx.) 10 min



  • Programs will be made available for download, free of charge, through our website approximately 2 weeks prior to the event. 
  • Programs will not be sold at the event.


  • Every dancer receives a custom Shine Awards Pin to display your ribbons on your Team Jacket! We’ve got one per dancer, so please make sure you pick it up at the Shine Shop.


  • This event will have a live stream available through our website
  • A code to watch will be provided soon


  • We are very excited to continue our annual Food Drive where all proceeds are donated to a local food bank.  To date, we have collectively raised 22,160 lbs of food!!
  • Please remind your dancers to bring at least 2 items of non-perishable food for our drive.


  • As a reminder, your entry fees now include all your Studio's photos and videos!
  • Media will be available approximately 1 week after the event.


** Info Coming Soon **

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