General Information

Venue
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Address
4728 Constitution Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Google Map for 4728 Constitution Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70808  (Gumbo DanceSport Championships)

About our Venue

The competition site is located at 4728 Constitution Avenue, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, off Interstate 10 at the College Drive exit. The Crowne Plaza is a lovely hotel with many amenities, including a beautiful 15,000 square foot ballroom and a 3,000 square foot gym with state of the art equipment. Dancing will take place on a 44 X 76 foot floating continuous hardwood floor. The hotel provides ample free parking. Within minutes from the hotel are a number of excellent eating establishments, shopping areas and more.

Hotel Accomodations

The Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4728 Constitution Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70808, is where all of the events take place. Rooms are available for $97.00 per night provided you make reservations prior to June 1, 2017. To reserve your room call (225) 925-2244 or (800) 678-4065 and tell the reservations agent that you are participating in the Gumbo of Ballroom competition. Reservations may also be made through the Crowne Plaza website at (www.crowneplaza.com/execcenterbtr). The code for online reservations is BRD. The hotel is located very near the College Drive exit on Interstate 10 and has ample free parking.

In an effort to better service dancers at mealtime, the hotel will set up a buffet across from the ballroom for the following: Friday – deli lunch; Saturday and Sunday – continental breakfast and deli lunch. This will be a cash only service and is available to anyone. The restaurant will provide full service to those who prefer to dine there.

NOTICE TO STANDARD DANCERS: If you are dancing on Sunday morning and need late checkout, please contact Ann Durocher at fliprann@aol.com in order to make arrangements for your late checkout. Please make this reservation early to ensure your request can be met, as the hotel allows only a limited number of late checkouts and yours must be made through Ann.

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 http://www.visitbatonrouge.com/.

For more Louisiana attractions, visit http://www.louisianatravel.com/. Baton Rouge has a number of excellent restaurants.

Transportation

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 easy drive from the airport in New Orleans to the hotel.