Kingston:  Event Information

St. Lawrence College; May 25-28, 2023



  • St. Lawrence College, 100 Portsmouth Ave, Kingston, ON K7L 5A6
  • Use the "MAIN ENTRANCE" to enter the building.


  • approximately 32’ deep x 40’ wide; wings are approximately 8-12 feet wide.
  • *A professional raised stage will be built and installed in the gym. An Adagio floor appropriate for Tap will be laid.


  • Props can be loaded in through the athletics roll-up garage situated at Door E46.  There is enough space to unload all your props at once and arrange them neatly out of the way of the dancers.
  • The access to the Loading Dock doors are a little hidden and it’s not signed well on the campus.  Leave extra time to find it in case you miss the entrance.
    • Enter the college parking lot off country club drive,
    • Follow the parking lot past the residence, and past the athletics centre, where the door will be on the right.
    • This path in indicated on the map.
    • The door is labelled “E46”
  • We have been granted privileges to use the loading dock door -- and must not leave it open when not in use.  Thank You.


  • There is onsite parking available around the college. Daily permits for Thursday and Friday can be purchased for $8/day (taxes included) through:
  • ***All vehicles must be registered electronically for parking Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.. No exceptions.

Please note:

    • If you do not have the Honk app on your phone, Honk stations will be available inside the main entrance for quick and easy use and payment.
    • The pay stations as you enter the parking lots are out of service until further notice as a health and safety measure as they cannot be cleaned after every use.
    • Parking is free on Saturday and Sunday.


  • All Studios will be in one dressing room. We thank you in advance for your cooperation with regards to sharing this space.
  • To avoid congestion:
    • Have hair/make-up done.
    • please vacate when the room is not needed.
    • The room is carpeted.  If the College feels we are not keeping it clean and respecting the space, we will not be allowed to rent the space in the future.


  • 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 credit or debit cards -- we will not be accepting cash.


  •  Saturday and Sunday from 8am - 2pm:
    • Tim Horton’s, the Grill (chicken fingers, fries, etc), as well as Grab and Go
  • After 2pm, there will not be food available for purchase on campus.


**Info Coming Soon **



  • 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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