Host Families: may be available for Advanced Category contestants who are traveling on their own from outside of California. Advanced Category contestants, if you would like to be considered for a host family, please fill out the host family request form on our website. Host families are available on a first come first served basis and not guaranteed.

International House: Built in a dormitory style, and located within walking distance from the Trianon Theatre, the International House offers accommodations for contestants 18 years or older, traveling alone or with no more than two companions.  Participants can book a stay at International House in a shared room for the full ten days. The cost for up to ten days is a $250 non-refundable fee per person and includes linen.  Reservations will be confirmed and held upon receipt of payment.  The International House has two pianos for use of I-House residents only during prescribed times.  Practice time can be booked with staff upon arrival. For more information, please visit

San Jose State University Overnight Guest Housing: Residence Halls are located at San Jose State University Campus Village - only a few short blocks from the competition site.  Overnight housing is available with rates starting at $50 per night for double occupancy and $69 for single occupancy.  Click here for more information and to make your reservation.

All Other Reservations: For other options, please visit