70th Annual Townsville Eisteddfod
Dance
22 Sep 2019 to 28 Sep 2019
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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DANCING DIVISION

ADJUDICATOR:  LAUREN BELONOGOFF

RULES & CONDITIONS

PLEASE CHECK FOR CHANGES IN 2019  

Routines, costumes and music selections are to be chosen with a view to the Age of the competitors and with the realisation that there will be children in the audience.

Note General Rule 13: Performance must remain on stage, upstage of the proscenium.

  1. TIME LIMITS

Time limits will be strictly adhered to. Time starts when the dancer starts or when music commences, whichever comes first.  The time finishes with the last note of the music or the dance movement whichever is the latter.  

NOTE - Tags will be timed.

See General Rule 2.

  1. SECTION ENTRY
  1. Groups must consist solely of current bone-fide students of the school name
  2. Any one competitor may only enter in one Dance Duo Section
  3. Any one competitor may only enter in one Tap Duo section
  4. The same item must not be performed more than once by the same competitor
  1. GROUP ENTRY
  1. Any one competitor must not enter in more than one group in the same section
  2. Groups to comprise of not less than six competitors
  3. Dancing Groups will appear as per the Official Programme
  4. See General Rule 8.
      4.  BACK STAGE AREA
  1. Once competitors have registered with the backstage marshal they are required to remain backstage until the section has been adjudicated.
  2. See General Rule 6.
      5.  PERFORMANCE
  1. The same dance must not be performed more than once by the same competitor or group during the currency of any one eisteddfod
  2. With the exception of Tiny tots, children coached or prompted will receive a written report and a mark, but will not be placed.
  3. In the case of Duets, Duos and Trios one of the competitors may be under the Age limit but may not enter BOTH the higher Age Section and their own Age Section.
  4. If any competitor is prevented from performing due to the withdrawal of one member, a substitute may be used. The backstage marshall must be notified of the change prior to the commencement of the section

      6.  AUDIO – See General Rule 5.

      7. CONDITIONS FOR THE USE OF THE CURTAIN

       No curtains will be allowed in the following sections:

       Classical Solos/Tap Solos/Tap Duo/National Solos/Modern Solos including Championships

       Curtains will be allowed at the beginning and end, if required, for the following sections:

       Tiny Tots/Demi-Character Solos/ Song & dance Solos/Duos excluding Tap/Trios/Groups

       * Marshall must be notified prior to the start of the section regarding requirements for curtains.

      8.   PROPS

      Please refer to General Rule 7.  Please notify the marshal prior to the start of the section regarding requirements with props.

      9.   TITLES AND STORIES

  1. It is not compulsory to supply titles or stories.
  2. If competitors wish their stories to be read, a typed copy must be handed to the Marshall prior to the commencement of the Section.
  3. Titles only for National dances
  4. Stories for demi-character dances must:
  • Be kept to maximum of 25 words or less 
  • Typed in block letters in double line spacing

 10    REHEARSAL ON STAGE

  1. The stage is not available for rehearsal of solos.
  2. Time may be available for Tiny Tots by arrangement with the Eisteddfod Committee.
  3. Dance groups may request rostered stage time.
  4. First time competitors may request a familiarisation tour of the stage area by arrangement with the Committee.

11    DRESSING ROOMS

  1. Dressing Rooms, excluding Rooms 1(Committee) or 2 (Boys only), are available for all.
  2. Dressing Rooms cannot be set aside for the sole use of a particular group.

12    VENUE ETIQUETTE

NO loud yelling or calling out from the auditorium OR backstage area.

DANCE AWARDS

To be eligible for the dancing bursaries the competitor must enter and appear in the relevant Championship and one other appropriate solo section. The bursaries are limited to Townsville competitors Aged 15 and over.

The Janette Mulligan Ballet Bursary

The Extensions Youth Dance Company Tap or Modern Bursary

The Drummond Family Trophyfor the highest points in any of the following dance styles:

Tap     Modern Dance    Song & Dance

The Ann Roberts Trophy for the most promising Townsville competitor Aged 13 or 14.

The Kurt Phelan Trophyfor the most promising Male Dancer of the Eisteddfod.

The Melissa Feather Trophy for the highest points in any of the following dance styles:

                        Classical          Demi-Character       National

The Sally-Maree Herlihy Trophy for the most promising Townsville competitor aged 12 years and under.

  
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 9/06/2019 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
Age 18 & Under
301 Dance Trio/Quartet     Age 18 & Under

Any Style.

Donated by Glamour Look Studio

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.101st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
302 National Solo     Age 18 & Under

Excluding Scottish & Irish

The Lady Kneipp Trophy

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 15 to 18
303 Tap Championship Solo     Age 15 to 18

2 Dance Routines: 1 Slow routine & 1 Quick routine. Time limit of 3:30 per dance. Must compete in appropriate Age Solo.

The Joyce Munroe Trophy

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.101st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          
304 Tap - Excluding Slow Solo     Age 15 to 18

The Fern Brown Trophy

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13 & 14
305 Tap - Excluding Slow Solo     Age 13 & 14

Donated by Ann Thurley

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11 & 12
306 Tap - Excluding Slow Solo     Age 11 & 12

The Bradfast Trophy

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 9 & 10
307 Tap - Excluding Slow Solo     Age 9 & 10

Donated by Hellen Bradshaw

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 7 & 8
308 Tap - Excluding Slow Solo     Age 7 & 8

Donated by Marcia Chock Man

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13 to 18
309 Tap - Slow Or Waltz Solo     Age 13 to 18

Donated by Derek Nielsen

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11 & 12
310 Tap - Slow Or Waltz Solo     Age 11 & 12

Donated by Katrina Sayce

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 18 & Under
311 Tap Duo     Age 18 & Under

Donated by the Ball Family

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.101st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 12 & Under
312 Tap Duo     Age 12 & Under

Donated by the Dury Family

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.101st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 18 & Under
313 Dance Duo     Age 18 & Under

Excluding Tap

Donated by Sharon Van Grensven

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.101st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 14 & Under
314 Dance Duo     Age 14 & Under

Excluding Tap

Donated by Stage Appeal

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.101st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 12 & Under
315 Dance Duo     Age 12 & Under

Excluding Tap

Donated by Townsville Neurosciences

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.101st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 10 & Under
316 Dance Duo     Age 10 & Under

Excluding Tap

Donated by Sarah Jackson

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.101st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13 to 18
317 Song & Dance Solo     Age 13 to 18

Must be 50/50 Content; No backing vocals in song section.

Donated by the Roche Family

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 15 to 18
320 Classical Ballet Championship Solo     Age 15 to 18

2 Dances - (1) Classical Solo (pointe), & (1) Demi-character solo; Time Limit 3mins 30 secs each routine; must perform in an aproriate Age Solo.

Donated by Ann Roberts School of Dance Pty.Ltd.

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.101st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 16 to 18
321 Classical Ballet Solo     Age 16 to 18

Donated by Roger & Pat Costigan

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          
Age 15
322 Classical Ballet Solo     Age 15

Donated by Sarah Fairhall

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 14
323 Classical Ballet Solo     Age 14

Donated by the Bearne Family

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13
324 Classical Ballet Solo     Age 13

Donated by Alison Tierney

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 12
325 Classical Ballet Solo     Age 12

Donated by the Baynes Family

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11
326 Classical Ballet Solo     Age 11

The Bunny Costigan Trophy

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 10
327 Classical Ballet Solo     Age 10

Donated by Croft Gilchrist School of Dancing

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 9
328 Classical Ballet Solo     Age 9

Donated by Anne Gilchrist

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 7 & 8
329 Classical Ballet Solo     Age 7 & 8

Donated by Michelle Smith

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 16 to 18
330 Demi-Character Solo     Age 16 to 18

Donated by Mary Tonner

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 15
331 Demi-Character Solo     Age 15

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 14
332 Demi-Character Solo     Age 14

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13
333 Demi-Character Solo     Age 13

Donated by Lenore Nielsen

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 12
334 Demi-Character (Demi-Pointe Only) Solo     Age 12

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11
335 Demi-Character (Demi-Pointe Only) Solo     Age 11

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 10
336 Demi-Character (Demi-Pointe Only) Solo     Age 10

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 9
337 Demi-Character (Demi-Pointe Only) Solo     Age 9

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 7 & 8
338 Demi-Character (Demi-Pointe Only) Solo     Age 7 & 8

Donated by I Dance with Kady Brandon

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 15 to 18
339 Modern Dance Championship Solo     Age 15 to 18

2 contrasting Dances: 1 Slow Routine& 1 Quick Routine; Time limit 3:30 per Dance; Must compete in appropriate Age Solo.

The Nola Gardner Trophy

Entries Closed
Entry: $12.101st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 16 to 18
340 Modern Dance - Slow Tempo Solo     Age 16 to 18

Any Style

Donated by the Burns Family

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Trophy          3rd Trophy          
Age 15
341 Modern Dance - Slow Tempo Solo     Age 15

Any Style

The Jane Howden Trophy

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 14
342 Modern Dance - Slow Tempo Solo     Age 14

Any Style

Donated by Kylie Ball

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13
343 Modern Dance - Slow Tempo Solo     Age 13

Any Style

Donated by Kathleen Booth

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 12
344 Modern Dance - Slow Tempo Solo     Age 12

Any Style

Donated by Michelle Ryan

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11
345 Modern Dance - Slow Tempo Solo     Age 11

Any Style

Donated by Dentist on Paxton

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 10
346 Modern Dance - Slow Tempo Solo     Age 10

Any Style

Donated by Marg E Laun

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 16 to 18
347 Modern Dance - Up Tempo Solo     Age 16 to 18

Any Style

Donated by Solex

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 15
348 Modern Dance - Up Tempo Solo     Age 15

Any Style

Donated by Townsville Academy of Performing Arts

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 14
349 Modern Dance - Up Tempo Solo     Age 14

Any Style

Donated by Dentist on Paxton

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13
350 Modern Dance - Up Tempo Solo     Age 13

Any Style

Donated by Melissa Feather

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 12
351 Modern Dance - Up Tempo Solo     Age 12

Any Style

Donated by Gold CIty School of Dancing

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 11
352 Modern Dance - Up Tempo Solo     Age 11

Any Style

Donated by Tegan Crane

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 10
353 Modern Dance - Up Tempo Solo     Age 10

Any Style

The Iona Bauch Trophy

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 9
354 Modern Dance Solo     Age 9

Any Style

Donated by Megan Plath

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 7 & 8
355 Modern Dance Solo     Age 7 & 8

Any Style

Donated by Sally-Maree Herlihy

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13 to 18
356 Hip Hop Solo     Age 13 to 18

Any Style

Donated by Manuel Flores

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 12 & Under
357 Hip Hop Solo     Age 12 & Under

Any Style

Donated by Manuel Flores

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 6
358 Dance Solo     Age 6

Any Style - Except Scottish Or Irish

Donated by Penny & Deanne O’Donnell

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 5 & Under
359 Tiny Tots Dance Solo     Age 5 & Under

Any Style - Except Scottish Or Irish

Donated by Joanne Ross

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 13 to 18
360 Impromptu Dance - Demi-Character Solo     Age 13 to 18

Simple props & music are provided by Adjudicator

The Meryl Weston Trophy

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
361 Impromptu Dance - Modern Age Solo     Age 13 to 18

Music provided by Adjudicator

Donated by Stage Appeal

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC          
Age 10 to 12
318/319 Song & Dance Solo     Age 10 to 12

Must be 50/50 Content; No backing vocals in song section.

Donated by Brianna Herlihy

Entries Closed
Entry: $6.601st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HC