Dates and Location

May 27-28 in Chicago, IL

Tickets to watch

Our tickets this year are sold through the venue. Please use the links below to purchase!

*The venue adds a $2 restoration fee per section to the posted prices.


Athenaeum Theatre
2936 N. Southport Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657


SECTION 1: Saturday, May 27 8:30a - 6:00p Amateur events
SECTION 2: Saturday, May 27 7:30p - 10:00p Professional evening show
SECTION 3: Saturday, May 28 8:30a - 5:00p Amateur events

See full events schedule here, with performer names and times. 


Link to download the program:


Professional: Top 2 U.S. women and top 2 U.S. men from Qualifier Professional move to the 2017 U.S. National Pole Championship finals, 3 month membership to, a copy of Off The Floor, 15% off a Liquid Motion certification, $50 to Dragonfly Brand, and a free 1 week traincation at Body & Pole.

Amateur: 3 month membership to, a copy of Off The Floor, 15% off a Liquid Motion certification, and $100 towards a traincation at Body & Pole.

Travel, parking, and accommodations

There is a paid parking lot for about $6 per day directly behind the venue. Parking payment is cash only.

For air travelers, your options are either Midway (MDW, 14.8 miles away) or O’Hare (ORD, 14.5 miles away) airports.

We recommend searching through a service like Airbnb for accommodations close to the venue.

Advantage Rent-a-car offers a 10% discount on car rentals to anyone associated with PSO events! You can get this deal by using this link:

Ticket details

You are welcome to enter and exit the venue as many times as you like throughout the competition. Come watch a friend and then stay to experience the other events!

If you have a disability that requires special accommodations, please contact the event organizers at and they will be happy to assist you.

Camera notes

You are welcome to bring in phones and tablets (ex. smartphone, iPad, iPod) to record, however, in the seating area, please have your device no higher than shoulder level. Should you want to film or take photos above shoulder level, we will have a standing area behind the seats to do so. Point-and-shoot and professional cameras are not allowed. If you are with a media group, please email for a media pass prior to the event.

Central Sponsors & Vendors

*Tickets are a revocable license and Pole Sport Organization reserves the right to revoke such license at any time. All ticket sales are final, no refunds.