Dates and Location

May 26-27, 2018 at the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago.

Tickets to watch

Tickets must be purchased on the venue website and include restoration fees per ticket for the venue. Here are the links:

Section 1: Amateur Day 1 Saturday

Section 2: Professional

Section 3: Amateur Day Sunday:

Weekend Pass


Athenaeum Theatre
2936 N Southport Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Parking, Travel, and accommodations

There is a paid parking lot for about $6 per day directly behind the venue at the St. Alphonsus Church.

Your airport options are either Midway (MDW, 14.8 miles away) or O’Hare (ORD, 14.5 miles away).

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:


SECTION 1, Amateur Day 1: 8:00a - 6:00p
SECTION 2, Professional: 7:30p - 9:30p
SECTION 3, Amateur Day 2: 8:00a - 5:45p

View Full Schedule of Events, including performer names


Link to download the program:

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.

Please pick up tickets from the box office at the theater.

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 so that others behind you can enjoy the show. 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.


Everyone: 10% off purchase of an X-Pole with discount code found here (it updates each month).

All competitors: 70 euros towards a Fantastic Pole & Sea Camp

All Exotic and Floorwork competitors: 15% off a Liquid Motion certification


Professional: Top 1 U.S. woman and top 1 U.S. man from Qualifier Professional move to the 2018 U.S. National Pole Championship finals, 3 month membership to, a copy of Off The Floor, 15% off a Liquid Motion certification, Grata Designs gift cards, 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, Grata Designs gift cards, and $100 towards a traincation at Body & Pole.

Selected winners: 250 euros towards a Fantastic Pole & Sea Camp

PSO 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.