General Information

Venue - Crowne Plaza Hotel, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The Crowne Plaza Hotel, with its many amenities, serves as the competition site. The hotel is located at 4728 Constitution Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, minutes away from the airport. One of the nicest features of the hotel is its beautiful 15,000 square foot ballroom where the dancing takes place on a 76 X 44 foot floating hardwood dance floor provided by R & C Master Dance Floors. A smaller practice floor of the same quality is also available for competitors. Spacious dressing room facilities are available very near the ballroom and the hotel offers ample free parking. Within minutes from the hotel are many excellent eating establishments, shopping areas and more.

Crowne Plaza Hotel
4728 Constitution Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Hotel Accomodations

You can make reservations by telephone or online.

To make reservations by telephone:

Please call the hotel at 225-925-2244 or 225-930-0130 and ask for the USA Dance/Gumbo block or give the reservations agent the code GDS.

To make on-line reservations:

Your three digit code for making on-line reservations is the same, GDS.

Click "here," and you will go straight to the reservations page for the hotel. Only the standard room is available at the special rate.

When the reservations page appears, enter your check-in and check-out dates, number of adults and children, and number of rooms. Do not enter anything in "Rate Preference," "Corporate ID," nor "IATA #."

Enter "GDS" in the "Group Code" box under "Corporate ID." The standard room availability and rates will appear.

Click "Book."

Should you wish to visit the homepage and other pages in the website for information about amenities and other information about the hotel, the website for the hotel is

Tours and Attractions

Baton Rouge is the crossroads to authentic Louisiana. In addition to visiting the many interesting attractions in Baton Rouge, you can easily get to plantation country, Cajun country, the Louisiana swamps, as well as New Orleans and its famous French Quarter.

For more information on the numerous attractions of interest in and around Baton Rouge, contact the Baton Rouge Convention and Visitors Bureau at (800) 527-6843 or visit

For more Louisiana attractions, visit Baton Rouge has a number of excellent restaurants.


American, US Air, Delta and Continental Airlines fly into Ryan Metropolitan Airport (BTR) located minutes from the hotel in Baton Rouge. The hotel provides transportation to and from Ryan Metro Airport upon request for a nominal fee. Contact the hotel's transportation coordinator at (225) 930-0105.

All major airlines fly into Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY) which is located in New Orleans, approximately 70 miles south of Baton Rouge on Interstate 10. It is an very easy drive straight down Interstate 10 from the airport in New Orleans to the hotel.