Nca Housing Exception Form

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  1. Cheermom1969

    Cheermom1969 Hiding from the Beygency. . .best GIFs/Memes

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    That storm was epic! I had the same problem. And the heat into my room wasn't working. I actually slept in my Patagonia jacket!

    Thanks for the info. :)

     
  2. Fiercecheermom

    Fiercecheermom I have my own cheer message board

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    Totally ridiculous that the heat wasn't working in some of the hotels...ESPECIALLY with the prices that we pay. We were just trying to get back to VA before the storm got over here. We were out of school for another 2 days when we got home LOL.
     
  3. mommycheer

    mommycheer Cheer Stalker

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    Fingers crossed for better weather this year!!!!! BTW...anyone else but me checking the CH website daily to see if rooms at my "desired" hotel open up??? LOLOL
     
  4. MissCongeniality

    MissCongeniality Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    If I recall from years past...the rooms open up closer to the end of the year (whenever the deadline is for the gym blocks)
     
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    Thanks for the info!!!
     
  6. Official OWECheer

    Official OWECheer Most likely to post anywhere

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    Why aren't we their favorite consumers?

    And what is so hard about spray tanning BEFORE leaving for a comp?
     
  7. mommycheer

    mommycheer Cheer Stalker

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    A bit off topic...what are the hotels that are within walking distance to the Convention Center???
     
  8. quitthedrama

    quitthedrama I buy my Insta followers

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    It depends on what you consider walking distance! The Omni, if you can get in, is the closest. There are several hotels within a mile - walking distance on a nice day but not so much in an ice storm! They do have a train system that goes to the Convention Center but I have never used it so I can't offer advice on that. Most of the hotels within walking distance are probably already booked, so you are better off looking for a hotel that offers a free shuttle to and from (and if you compete before 7am or after 10pm the shuttle probably won't be available!)
     
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    Thanks, I am just going to keep checking the website and wait for something to open up. I am sure people cancel/teams back out etc...
     
  10. catlady

    catlady Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    From the managers I talked to, it's the extra work and damage, the glitter and spray tans just stood out. Many parents giving free rein to their kids and silly stuff like pressing every button on the elevator board slowing down their staff. Many parents leaving their sleeping kids to go to the lobby bar, getting complaints from surrounding rooms on what sounds to be terrified screaming/crying children somewhere. Many parents leaving their older kids to watch the younger kids while they go to the lobby bar not realizing the older kids plan their own little parties, and laugh, talk, and empty the mini bar (only to have parents deny this would ever happen and dispute the charges and complaints received). They said anytime you get a large population of adults with kids that know each other, there are many adults that use poor judgment so they can socialize, and trust that their normally well behaved child will act accordingly with other unsupervised kids.

    I will, also, share what I learned from a parent in the hotel industry. She said because of the high tax revenue hotels, malls, and amusement parks generate, you rarely hear of the crime that goes on in these places. She said these places employ a large percentage of non and broken English speaking employees that can't assist young children when they ask for help. I will just leave it at, parents, we all need to stop being so trusting. She said these criminals know these are the places we allow our kids to roam freely and our kids will break off from their group to use the restroom, get a snack, etc. and these criminals count on it.
     
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  11. Cheermom1969

    Cheermom1969 Hiding from the Beygency. . .best GIFs/Memes

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    I won't even let my daughter walk a hotel hallway without a friend or me watching all the way to the elevator. How easy is it for some sicko to grab a kid walking down the hall and pull them into their room?
    Something parents may not think about but we should.
     
  12. Official OWECheer

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    Wow. The employee thing scares me. What if a kid tries to explain to them that somebody has been kidnapped, or that someone is having an allergic reaction to something?

    And how could so many parents and kids be THAT irresponsible? Do they have any impression what image they are feeding to outsiders about our sport? Do they even teach their kids why they're not supposed to press certain elevator buttons?
     
  13. CAmom66

    CAmom66 I make my own voiceovers

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    That must be a gym thing. I called NCA about my CP being on a room block for a different gym with a different family and they said that is totally fine as long as her name is on a room through NCA housing, it doesn't matter what room block or with what gym. (I actually got a room at the Hyatt not through NCA and told NCA that) As long as CPs name is on somebody's NCA housing reservation, we're fine. For me the problem was that all NCA housing rooms available were so far. It is important for us to be close. If there are rooms available close by, I didn't see why I should have to stay over 10 miles away. We offset the higher room cost by not needing a car and not having to pay for parking. Walking around downtown is a lit of fun!! We stayed at Magnolia last year using the exception form. Last year they allowed exemptions if you had made a reservation without being aware of their policy. They are being much more strict this year.
     
  14. Keep_Believing

    Keep_Believing Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Be careful, I don't understand it, but they canceled my friends reservation. I don't even understand how they knew she was a cheer Mom. She has a common first & last name.