solo duo trio quad troupe info


Music 
1. ALL MUSIC MUST BE ON USB ONE SONG PER USB HANDED IN 2 SECTIONS BEFORE CLEARLY LABELLED AND COLLECTED IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE DANCE IS FINISHED

2. Studio owners can still hand in a studio iPad with all music in a playlist 

Dancers Age is set as of Jan 1st 2018 

5 solo plus champion dancer max per regional 

AGE CATEGORIES  5 and under , 7 and under ,9 and under ,11 and under ,13 and under ,15 and under , 16yrs & over. 

Adults 21yrs & over, and Masters 30yrs & over. 

Solos 5 and under, 7 and under, 9 and under, 11 and under    2 ½ mins max 

Solos 13 and under, 15 and under, 16yrs and over   3 mins max

 Duo/Trios 3 mins max 

Song and Dance Solos All Ages 3 mins max

 Vocal Solos All Ages 3 mins max

 Groups 4 mins




Solo Trophies will be given out for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th if more than 10 appearing in a section.
HM and Star awards are also given out.
Everyone gets an award on stage.



AGE CATEGORIES  5 and under , 7 and under ,9 and under ,11 and under ,13 and under ,15 and under , 16yrs & over

DANCE STYLES:

If your dance dosent fit into any of the dance styles below it then goes into Open. 

Jazz, Broadway Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap any style, Speed Tap, Slow Tap, Song & Tap, Song & Dance, Classical, Contemporary,
Neo Classical, Lyrical, Own Choreography, Jazz no tricks, vocal, Acro  and  Open (any) Solo.


Own Choreography students can wear their own costume. Same time limits apply as other age sections . 

Regular Jazz Solo can have tricks in it. Can be any style of jazz music. 

Vocal solos can be any style 3min  max 

Broadway Jazz solo is a song from a  musical or movie. 

Additional Tap Styles for New Zealand competitors only : Waltz tap, Latin tap.

PLEASE NOTE VOCALS ARE PERMITTED IN TAP
SOLOS AT OUR COMP,

Jazz Solo  No tricks ; Rules  No Acro of any kind.  Permitted moves:  a mount, spilt or leap of any kind. 

Further explanation for Jazz Solo no Tricks : no acro transitions. No cartwheels, No round offs,  no turning attitude jumps, no turning split jumps, no illusions,  no sarah janes (knee drop) ,  no split jumps into splits.  

Explanation of styles : 
Neoclassical - 20th century ballet. Came out of romanticism era and modernity. Check out George Balanchine if you need a reference.... (inward extensions. Angled hips)
 

Contemporary - mid 20th century and now the most common. Formed from a combination of classical, modern and jazz. Can include abstract movements and themes. 

Lyrical is a fusion of all these styles and performed with lyrics to inspire the movement and express emotion with the music. 

A 2 point deduction will occur if a dance runs over time.


Aus & NZ : All dance Solos are $29 per dance and a $30 registration fee per person per regional covers all door fees and free programme downloaded from our website. 


Champion Dancer

When 3 Solos are entered and danced, a dancer then qualifies to enter the Champion dancer section,
The dance can be any style and can be a repeated dance.

All Champion Dancers have a time limit of 3 minutes,
A 2 point deduction will occur if a dance runs over time.

Regional age groups for Champ dancer are Petite ,Junior , Pre Teen Teen, Senior .

 Please note this can change for each regional depending on the amount of contestants  and age groups may be combined. 


Champion Dancer is $40 per dance


Duos. Trios & Quads
AGE CATEGORIES :  7 and under , 9 and under , 12 and under , 14 and under , OPEN

DANCE STYLES : Jazz, Musical Comedy, Tap, Classical, Contemporary, Neo Classical, Song & Tap, Song & Dance, Lyrical, Hip Hop 

All Duos/Trios/Quad have a time limit of 3 minutes,

A 2 point deduction will occur if a dance runs over time.

Age is taken from the oldest competitor 

All dances in Duo/Trio/Quad are $17 per person

PLEASE FILL OUT ONE ENTRY PER DANCE.

Troupes

Age Groups; Under 6, Under 8, Under 10, Under 13, Under 15, Under 17, OPEN
DANCE STYLES: Hip Hop, Jazz, Broadway Jazz, Song & Tap, Song & Dance, Contemporary, Neo Classical, Tap, Classical, Lyrical.

Troupes are entered by the AVERAGE age of the troupe. This is a common practice in the USA and I think it is fairer.
Please list the ages of your troupe members, average their age and then match to the nearest troupe age group.
IMPORTANT : All competitors must not be older than one age group above the averaged aged troupe they are competing in.
EXAMPLE: if 3 dancers are 11, one is 14, and one is 17 the average age is 12.8, However they must compete in under 16 and not under 13 due to the 17 year old dancer.


All Troupes have a time limit of 4 minutes,
A 2 point deduction will occur if a dance runs over time.
All Troupes are $25 per dance - flat fee
PLUS $30 registration fee per dancer in lieu of door entry  fee.

(if a soloist has already paid registration, no further fee is applicable)

Please note all prices quoted are $A EX GST (10%)