The Urbana Country Dancers


The 30th Annual

Chambana Jan Jam
(Champaign-Urbana January Jam)

Friday & Saturday, January 13 & 14, 2017

Jan Jam Jar

Check back soon for further information on the bands and callers

This will be the 30th Annual Chambana Jan Jam presented by The Urbana Country Dancers

Most of the weekend's events will be held at the Illini Student Union, 1401 W. Green in Urbana, Illinois.

Check back soon for a schedule of workshops and further details

Housing Information

The closest place to stay is at the Illini Union Hotel, in the Illini Student Union where the dance is being held.

Dancers, you can stay right in the beautiful Illini Union, where the dance is being held and park your car right in front of the building, all for $85 for 2 queen beds. Just call 217-333-1241 or 217-333-3030 and ask for the Jan Jam room block and give the dates. It's a good idea to book before December 24 because the campus will be closed between Dec. 24 and Jan. 1. Otherwise, you can try after Jan. 1. Each room offers free:

Or look at the Hotels & Lodging section of the Visit Champaign County page for plenty of other options.

Further Information

Directions to the Illini Union

Information about parking on campus

A map of parking on campus (PDF - 631 KB)

Weather Information and Illinois Road Conditions

For more information email

For information call: 217-359-8225

Or look at the Urbana Country Dancers' homepage

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