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Christchurch Modern Jive Championships

NEW VENUE for 2019!!

Papa Hou at the YMCA, 12 Hereford Street, Christchurch

The YMCA is centrally located with many cafes and shops within easy walking distance as well as many new buildings and developments that have arisen as a result of the 2011 earthquake.

Chch Champs 2019 has on-site accommodation and we get a 10% DISCOUNT. Book through the YMCA web site and use the code CHCHCH19 to get the discount.

They recommend we only book through their web site so they can handle any changes or special requests like adding extra nights at the same rate (which is not available/possible through other web sites)

Papa Hou (Treasure Box) is a performing arts area located within the YMCA. It comes with a large sprung floor, tiered seating, side rooms as well as a licenced bar.

Food & Drink

You may bring your own food into the venue but it is not BYO, alcohol can be purchased the venue bar.

Papa Hou at YMCA

  • 12 Hereford Street, Christchurch 8140.
  • Either head south down Rolleston Ave or west along Hereford St which is easily accessible from the one way system of Montreal St / Durham St North.
  • There is limited parking at the venue with the entrance off Cashel Street but there is plenty of carpark buildings nearby.
  • You can enter the building either from Hereford Street or Cashel Street.

Parking, Connections

Christchurch City Council parking information:

Christchurch Airport connections: