In Studio A, all the dancers from Region 7 that qualified for Regionals are in Studio A, preparing for the dance convention. Emily says about how little room there is for error. Amy is warming up with AcroNation, and confesses that she joined AcroNation because she wants to be a star dancer, something she is far from at The Next Step. Emily and Michelle open the convention, and reveal that Dytto will be hosting a workshop in Studio 1 later. Richelle, Jacquie and Summer start their routine for the opening number, where Henry and Kingston come in after.
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- Angela and Lily have joined Encore Dance Studios.
- Noah has turned 18 years old.
- In order to compete in the intermediate advanced division at regionals, you have to be under 18.
- AcroNation has won the Wild Card competition and will be competing at Regionals.
- AcroNation will be competing in the convention's solo competition, with Amy being their soloist.
- Noah references Miss Angela and Lily's departure from The Next Step, which occurs in "Coup d'Etat".
- Angela references Piper's inability to perform an aerial and her bringing Kenzie at The Next Step, which occurs in "Grave New World".
- The Next Step's convention opening group dance incorporates choreography from Jacquie, Richelle and Summer's audition trio in "Oh Solo Me-Oh".
- Richelle is seen walking away from Summer and Noah, but in the next shot, she is seen next to them again.
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- Alexandra Beaton as Emily
- Alexandra Chaves as Piper
- Briar Nolet as Richelle
- Dylan Ratzlaff as Jacquie
- Emmerly Tinglin as Kenzie
- Isaiah Peck as Henry
- Liam Mackie as Finn
- Myles Erlick as Noah
- Noah Zulfikar as Kingston
- Sage Linder as Summer
- Shelby Bain as Amy
- Victoria Baldesarra as Michelle
- Alec Dahmer as unknown character
- Alexandre Deakin as Ty
- Benjamin Williams as unknown character
- Briana Andrade-Gomes as Briana
- Brigitte Turnbull as AcroNation dancer
- Carter Musselman as Heath
- Damien Lavergne as Charlie
- Emily Grady as AcroNation dancer
- George Randolph as Regionals Judge
- Jordan Alleyne as unknown character
- Joshua Lamb as unknown character
- Julia Miller as AcroNation dancer
- Justine Sanker as AcroNation dancer
- Katie Ortencio as Lily
- Kayleigh Shikanai as unknown character
- Kelly Fanson as Angela
- Kennedy Johnston as AcroNation dancer
- Nathaniel Belnavis-Wright as Adrian
- Sanaa Williams as Simone
- Sarah Parlatore as AcroNation dancer
- Taveeta Szymanowicz as Thalia
- Zofia Kasprzyk as AcroNation dancer
- "Not Another Love Song"
- "Story of My Life"
- "They Call It Love"
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