Spectator Info

Show Choir Nationals Spectator Information


Directors, please distribute copies of this information for all spectators traveling to Nashville.

    1. Everyone must go through Security Checkpoints and Metal Detectors before entering the Opry House. 
  • Parking at the Opryland Hotel is NOT included in the Package. If you use your own vehicle, the parking fee is your responsibility. Self-parking at the Hotel is $35.00 plus tax per day.
  • For spectators not participating in the Package, tickets for all Competition Events  may be purchased each day of the competition at the Grand Ole Opry House during competition hours, or in The Opryland Hotel at the Show Choir Nationals desk located in the Cascades Lobby, on Thursday March 21 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM. 
  • Ticket prices are as follows:

Thursday – Women’s Division, Middle School – $30.00

Friday – Mixed Division Prelims – $30.00

Saturday – Mixed Division Finals – $30.00

Cash or Credit and Debit Cards (5% Convenience Fee per transaction)

We do not accept checks

  1. If you purchased your package with the school and are traveling with the group on the bus you will receive from your Director your room keys and wristband  that will allow you to enter each day of the competition. Please enter the Opry House each day through the doors on the left next to the Opry Gift Shop by the sign that reads Performers and Directors Entrance Only. 

Spectators not in the Package will need to enter each day through the doors on the right next to the Circle Room by the sign that reads Spectator Entrance.

    1. There is a free shuttle service with pick- up and drop- off locations at the Opryland Hotel, The Inn at Opryland  and The Opry Mills Mall available to all participants. There is not a pick- up or drop- off at the Opry House, however if you get off at the Opry Mills Mall, you can walk across the mall and cross an access street to the Opry House entrance. 
    2. Spectators may not enter the Opry House from the Stage Entrance unless you are a part of an adult stage set-up crew.
    3. Spectators may not use the three rows directly in front of the Adjudicators located in the center seating section in the Opry House. 
    4. Concessions are available each day in the lobby of the Opry House.
  • Please do not enter or exit the seating area during a group’s performance. This is a distraction to the performing groups, adjudicators and other spectators.