Purpose Dance Competition Inc. reserves the right to add or cancel days based on registration.


What you should know when you get there…

THEATRE ACCESS & PARKING: GREEN P (LOW COST) parking available at the Opera House, as well as various parking lots walking distance from the main entrance. Doors to the building will open for attendees 1 hour prior to show time each day.

FOOD & DRINK: Wide variety of restaurants (both dine in and take out) such as Subway,  Pizza Pizza, etc. located right on Mississauga Street (2-5 minute walking distance). Food and drink available for purchase within the Opera House in the Greenroom.

PROPS: Teachers, please be prepared to load props in and out daily. Stage door access will be provided for one teacher representative ONLY, 1 hour prior to show times for prop arrival. Please note that we cannot guarantee that you will be able to store ANY props over night at the theatre. There is no additional storage space provided, and for the safety of the performers and all event attendees, we cannot have props sitting in the backstage area.

MUSIC: Music is to be handed in to Purpose Dance Competition staff no less than an hour prior to show time on the first day of competition. Your music MUST be on a USB key (properly labelled with studio name). All songs must be properly titled and in alphabetical order. Please be sure to have iPod/iPad or laptop on hand for back up use if needed.

NOTE: Purpose Dance Competition does not run any events off of a CD player. Purpose Dance Competition is not responsible for any music that skips during a performance or if the wrong edited version is played.

EVENT UPDATES: Please note that communications regarding new protocols and procedures specific to this event will be sent to Studio Directors during the months leading up to the event start date.


Best Westen PLUS Mariposa Inn & Conference Centre

400 Memorial Avenue, Orillia ON, L3V 0T7

Hotel Direct: 705-325-9511

Toll Free: 1-800-780-7234

All guests of Purpose Dance Competition are encouraged to call Best Western PLUS Mariposa Inn & Conference Centre. Guests must identify themselves as being with the PURPOSE DANCE GROUP. Group rates with the Purpose Dance Competition Room Block are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Please note the following room rates and cancellation policies affiliated with this block:

  • Nightly Rate (Wednesday, March 23 – Friday, March  25): $129.95 + tax / night.
  • A two night minimum is required for the above mentioned rates. The room rate for a single night stay is $179.95 + tax.
  • Individuals must cancel or make changes to their reservations at least 3 days (72 hours) prior to their arrival date or a penalty of 1 night’s stay ($179.95 + tax) will be applied.
  • Rate includes: accommodation, in-room fridge, microwave & coffee maker, free local & toll-free calls, free high-speed wireless internet & free parking.

NOTE: Room reservations must be confirmed no later than February 25, 2022.

Please note the following hotel Rules & Regulations:

➢ Guest’s must have a valid credit card or a $250 security deposit will be required and returned upon check out after a room check has been completed.

➢ The Hotel is 100% Smoke Free – Anyone found to be smoking / vaping anywhere in the hotel is subject to a $200 penalty, and risks possible removal from the property.

➢ Excessive noise from the hallways and rooms travels easily throughout the hotel; therefore, we request no loitering in the hallways or staircases.

➢ Hockey Sticks, Pucks, Mini Sticks, Bats, Balls, etc. are not permitted in the building. The misuse of any sports equipment will result in confiscation of them until check out.

➢ Children in your group MUST be supervised by adults at all times.

➢ Our hallways & public areas including the pool & hot tub are not licensed for consumption of any alcoholic beverages. If found with such items you will be asked to return to your room.

➢ Guest doors are to be kept securely closed at all times to avoid any accidental intrusion by passersby and to prevent noise levels.

➢ Pool & Spa areas are open daily. Please note that a LIFE GUARD IS NOT ON DUTY. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult. Strict adherence to pool rules and regulations is required for use.

➢ Fitness Centre and Business Centre are for adult use only.