Southern Dance Festival 2024
Solos, Duos and Trios
21 Sep 2024 to 27 Sep 2024
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
View Discipline Rule

SOUTHERN DANCE FESTIVAL INC.

”Dance & make a difference”
Reg. No. A0013656X 


2024


General Rules and Conditions



1. All competitors dance completely at their own risk.

2. Costumes, choreography and musical lyrics must be age appropriate and family  friendly. The adjudicator or a committee member may stop the competition at any time if they feel that the content of a routine is not age or audience appropriate.

3. NOVICE is a competitor who has NOT won 1st, 2nd or 3rd place in the section/s they wish to enter at any time in any competition. Any competitor who has placed for the first time after our closing date may remain in novice for that year. 6 years and under sections are excluded from this rule.    

4. If a competitor leaves the stage before the end of an item other than through any fault of the committee, they may return at the end of the section and dance for a critique only except in Championship sections.

5. Only short tutus may be worn in Classical solo items.

6. Competitors must appear in the order in which their names are listed in the programme and may only appear once in any section, including duos/trios and troupes. Competitors arriving after their number has been called, but before the end of the section, will be allowed to dance at the end of the section for a critique only.  Proceedings will not be delayed due to the late arrival of a competitor.

7. Tap shoes must not be worn in the auditorium. Tap shoes are permitted in the rehearsal area, provided they are covered with socks.

8. Any item already performed must not be repeated in any sections, including special sections. VCE Dance items must not be repeated in the Choreographic championship.

9. Any audience member whose conduct is distracting to competitors will be asked to leave the auditorium. Inappropriate behavior will not be accepted at any time. Respect for all committee members, volunteers, competitors, and property of the venue is expected at all times.

10. A competitor may not dance a routine from a previous teacher, having left that school, unless permission in writing has been granted by the former teacher, and   provided to the committee.

11. In a medical emergency or accident situation, the Committee reserves the right to call an ambulance. Any cost incurred will be charged to the parent/guardian concerned. 

12. Any protest must be lodged in writing to a member of the committee, within one hour of the completion of the section, accompanied by a deposit of $20. If the protest is deemed to be unsubstantiated, the $20 will be donated to the Festival’s charity.

13. A competitor pass may not entitle entry to the theatre for all sections. Competitors may be asked to vacate the auditorium if there are insufficient seats for paying audience members.

14. At Carwatha College, there is to be NO smoking in the buildings or grounds. This is a State Government requirement.

15. Perpetual Trophies must be returned to the committee prior to or at the commencement of the following year’s competition. Trophies are to be returned in the condition in which they were presented and engraved with the successful recipient’s name. Any costs incurred by the committee in rectifying a damaged trophy or engraving etc., will be the responsibility of the previous year’s winner.

16. Any competitor may be photographed by an official photographer or member of the committee or their delegate during the Festival. These photos may be used on the official Festival social media sites or in printed material. If you wish to opt out, please let the committee know in writing prior to the Festival commencing.

17. Dancers are not permitted side stage until they are the next performer.

18. All information in the Schedule forms part of these rules.

ADJUDICATOR

19. The adjudicator’s decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

20. Communication with the adjudicator at any time during the competition by any persons other than members of the committee, is strictly forbidden.

21. Competitors will be ineligible to enter Southern Dance Festival if they have been taught or coached by an adjudicator in the 12 months immediately preceding the start of the Festival. Competitors may not perform any routine choreographed by an adjudicator.

22. The committee reserves the right to substitute an adjudicator or appoint a co-adjudicator as it sees fit.

23. Where only one competitor is present, they will be adjudicated to such standard as the adjudicator deems appropriate.

AGE

24. Competitor’s age before 1st January 2024.

25. All competitors must have proof of age ready to present if requested. Failure to do so will result in the competitor not being able to compete or in the case of already having competed, being disqualified.

 

COPYRIGHT

26. In accordance with federal laws, competitors must use original music or have permission from the relevant owners of the copyright. The committee will not be responsible for any copyright infringements.

27. No recording devices of any nature may be used in the auditorium or change rooms other than by the official videographer or photographer or a committee member or their delegate. Any patron using a recording device must leave the auditorium immediately and delete any footage taken.

ENTRIES

28. Entries must be lodged via Stardom before the closing date and accompanied by the correct payment.

29. There will be no refunds, credits or exchanges for any sections entered where a  competitor is no longer able to attend, has been entered incorrectly or has been disqualified. It is the responsibility of the entrant to ensure they enter the correct section.

30. Sections may be combined at the committee’s discretion if there are insufficient numbers.

31. In solo sections, competitors may only enter in their own age group and only in novice or open (not both).

32. In Championship sections, if there are fewer than 10 competitors, prize money may be reduced from that advertised. 

MUSIC

33. Competitors must upload their music to "Music Uploads" by the date advised by the committee once the system is available for use. Any other form of music will no longer be accepted.

34. Music downloaded into Music Uploads must contain all fades, stops etc required by the dancer. These will not be added by Festival staff.

35. Song & Dance and Song & Tap sections must not have recorded vocal in any part of the item. Recorded vocals may be used in the Revuette but not while competitors are singing. Pre-recorded music must not contain tapping beats for any tap item.

36. All items will be timed from when the competitor begins to perform, or commencement of their music, whichever comes first. If an item is over time the  competitor will be disqualified.


SPECIAL EFFECTS AND PROPS

37. No breakable items including but not limited to glass, mirrors and ceramics, loose   glitter, fresh fruit, flowers, hay or vegetables will be permitted. If in doubt, please contact the committee before submitting entries. Props considered dangerous by the committee will be disallowed.

38. The competitor is responsible for cleaning up after the use of props. If the competition needs to be stopped to clean up the stage after a prop, the competitor will be disqualified. No props are to be left side stage or backstage after the routine is completed.

39. Troupe and solo props should be of a size that can be handled easily by the competitor/s. Props must be supplied by the competitor/s eg: tables, chairs etc. at the venue are not to be used.

40. No person/s other than the competitor/s is permitted on stage during solo or duo/trio performance to assist the competitor/s.

41. Lighting which requires a change to the lighting board are prohibited at Carwatha    unless otherwise notified by the committee. Lighting sheets for troupes performing at The Drum must be completed correctly and returned by the due date.

42. Full Curtain is permitted only for troupes and championship sections. Half curtain is permitted for any item, provided props are involved in the item and the half curtain is operated by a teacher.

 

TEACHERS’ RESPONSIBILITIES

43. No competitor may dance in both halves of divided troupe sections. Should this occur both troupes will be disqualified.

44. All teachers entering troupes must present to the Festival Secretary, via Stardom, a list of all troupe members (in age groups), together with the name and date of birth of each competitor.

45. Troupe rehearsals must only be conducted in the allocated changing space at The Drum. Dancers at Carwatha should use the rehearsal area for short rehearsals only. Priority will be given to items in the current section or the section about to commence.

GENERAL RULES

46. Southern Dance Festival is open to amateurs only. An amateur is one who does not derive a regular income from the Performing Arts. No full-time dancers are permitted to compete.

47. One person only with a pass/entry wristband will be allowed side-stage with competitors in solo and duo/trio sections for the duration of the item. Coaching from off-stage during a performance will not be allowed, except for Under 6 sections.

48. During championship sections, only the competitor on stage may have one person side stage. All other competitors, teachers etc must wait in the green room.

49. Each dancer entering one or more Championship sections must provide a volunteer to work one entire shift at the Festival. If multiple siblings performing in Championship sections, only one volunteer per family is required. The volunteer must hold a valid Working with Children Check card. Disqualification may result to any dancer not producing the requisite volunteer.

50. Troupes are to have a minimum of six competitors dancing.

51. Teachers are permitted side-stage throughout the festival with the exception of championships sections.

52. If the Festival is unable to proceed due to COVID-19 restrictions, entries will be refunded minus the stardom and administration fees.

53. The Southern Dance Festival Committee reserves the right to implement policies, procedures, restrictions and requirements for the running of the 2024 Southern Dance Festival to comply with government restrictions. All competitors and others who attend the dance venue are required to comply with such policies, procedures, restrictions, and requirements and may be required to provide contact details. There may also be delays in relation to hygiene and sanitization procedures implemented by the Committee that need to be adhered to for the safety of our competitors, audience members, family members and volunteers.

54. The committee can and will make any changes to the rules or running of the Festival, both before and during the Festival, which are required to ensure compliance with governmental guidelines, rules and restrictions relevant to the time. It is the responsibility of competitors to ensure that they follow all such rules and the advice of the Committee.

55. Tights must be worn by all competitors wearing a leotard or tutu.



GENRE DEFINITIONS


Character: a clear portrayal of a character or story by acting ability and expressive dancing using classical technique. Use of props is allowed.


Classical Ballet: A performance that must include classical steps and ballet technique. Ballet or Pointe shoes only to be worn. Only short tutus may be worn in Classical solo items.  


Contemporary: Contemporary dance incorporates abstract and extreme concepts using unpredictable changes in direction, speed and dynamics.

It combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz and classical ballet.


Hip Hop: A routine that utilizes Hip Hop / Breakdance or Rap movements.


Jazz: A routine using jazz technique including moves such as strong and sharp movements, splits, kicks, isolations, jumps etc.


Lyrical: Lyrical is expressive dance, focusing on conveying musicality and emotion through movement. It combines the many technical elements of classical ballet with aspects of jazz, acro and contemporary.


Musical Theatre/Broadway Jazz: A form of theatrical dancing that combines the music from a musical or film with the movements of classic jazz styles. Music does not have to be from the   original soundtrack.


National: a theatrically choreographed presentation of a dance from a country. Dance,    costume and music must be authentic to the country portrayed.


Neo Classical: Slow controlled ballet movements, set to slow music or ballad. Routine must demonstrate balance, flexibility and control utilizing the mood of the music.


Own Choreography: Must be 100% student produced, no teacher or choreographer assistance.


Song & Dance: can be either Song & Soft Shoe or Song & Tap. No pre-recorded vocals allowed in any part of the solo and no pre-recorded tap beats allowed.


Song & Soft Shoe: Routine that must contain both singing and dancing. No pre-recorded  vocals allowed in any part of the solo.


Song & Tap: Routine that must contain both singing and tapping. No pre-recorded vocals allowed in any part of the solo and no pre-recorded tap beats allowed.


Tap: Any style or tempo of tap permitted. No pre-recorded tap beats are allowed. 


Revuette:   An entertaining Song & Dance item with a theme or story.  Must contain more than one dance style.  A variety of performance features is to be encouraged.


Variation/Repertoire:   Routine must be from a Classical Ballet. Competitor must nominate which variation they will be performing. Appropriate costume for the variation to be worn.


Improvisation:   All competitors will hear the music once directly before performing on stage. Music will be chosen by Adjudicator. Time length could be between 30 seconds-90 seconds, at the Adjudicators discretion. All performers in a section will be given the same piece of music. All competitors will be kept separate for the duration of the section, including no teachers of student or support person to be backstage during this section. Competitors to wear Black Dance Attire with appropriate footwear. Girls – Black leotard with no headpiece. Boys – Black fitted top with Black Tights or Bike Shorts.

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 31/05/2024 5:00:00 PM (AEST)
Under 6 Years
1100 Tap Solo     Under 6 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1110 Classical Solo     Under 6 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1130 Jazz / Musical Comedy Solo     Under 6 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1140 Neo-Classical/ Contemporary/Lyrical Solo     Under 6 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1150 Song and Dance Solo     Under 6 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Item performed may be either a Song and Soft Shoe or a Song and Tap

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1170 Character Solo     Under 6 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
6 Years and Under 8 Years
1200Open Tap Solo     6 Years and Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1201Novice Tap Solo     6 Years and Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1210Open Classical Solo     6 Years and Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1211Novice Classical Solo     6 Years and Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
Under 8 Years
1220Open National Solo     Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Under 6 may also enter this section

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1221Novice National Solo     Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Under 6 may also enter this section

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
6 Years and Under 8 Years
1230Open Jazz / Musical Comedy Solo     6 Years and Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1231Novice Jazz / Musical Comedy Solo     6 Years and Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1240Open Neo-classical Solo     6 Years and Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1241Novice Neo-classical Solo     6 Years and Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1250Open Song & Soft Shoe Solo     6 Years and Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1251Novice Song & Soft Shoe Solo     6 Years and Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1260Open Song & Tap Solo     6 Years and Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1261Novice Song & Tap Solo     6 Years and Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1270Open Character Solo     6 Years and Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1271Novice Character Solo     6 Years and Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1280Open Contemporary Solo     6 Years and Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1281Novice Contemporary Solo     6 Years and Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1290Open Lyrical Solo     6 Years and Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1291Novice Lyrical Solo     6 Years and Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
Under 8 Years
1295Open Hip Hop Solo     Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Under 6 may also enter this section

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1296Novice Hip Hop Solo     Under 8 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Under 6 may also enter this section

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
8 Years and Under 10 Years
1300Open Tap Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1301Novice Tap Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1310Open Classical Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1311Novice Classical Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1320Open National Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1321Novice National Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1330Open Jazz Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1331Novice Jazz Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1335Open Musical Theatre/Broadway Jazz Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1336Novice Musical Theatre/Broadway Jazz Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1340Open Neo-classical Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1341Novice Neo-classical Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1350Open Song & Soft Shoe Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1351Novice Song & Soft Shoe Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1360Open Song & Tap Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1361Novice Song & Tap Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1370Open Character Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1371Novice Character Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1380Open Contemporary Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1381Novice Contemporary Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1390Open Lyrical Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1391Novice Lyrical Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1395Open Hip Hop Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1396Novice Hip Hop Solo     8 Years and Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
10 Years and Under 12 Years
1400Open Tap Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1401Novice Tap Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1410Open Classical Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1411Novice Classical Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1420Open National Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1421Novice National Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1430Open Jazz Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1431Novice Jazz Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1435Open Musical Theatre/Broadway Jazz Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1436Novice Musical Theatre/Broadway Jazz Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1440Open Neo-classical Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1441Novice Neo-classical Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1450Open Song & Soft Shoe Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1451Novice Song & Soft Shoe Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1460Open Song & Tap Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1461Novice Song & Tap Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1470Open Character Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1471Novice Character Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1480Open Contemporary Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1481Novice Contemporary Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1490Open Lyrical Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1491Novice Lyrical Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1495Open Hip Hop Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1496Novice Hip Hop Solo     10 Years and Under 12 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
12 Years and Under 14 Years
1500Open Tap Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1501Novice Tap Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1510Open Classical Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1511Novice Classical Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1520Open National Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1521Novice National Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1530Open Jazz Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1531Novice Jazz Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1535Open Musical Theatre/Broadway Jazz Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1536Novice Musical Theatre/Broadway Jazz Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1540Open Neo-classical Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1541Novice Neo-classical Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1550Open Song & Soft Shoe Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1551Novice Song & Soft Shoe Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1560Open Song & Tap Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1561Novice Song & Tap Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1570Open Character Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1571Novice Character Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1580Open Contemporary Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1581Novice Contemporary Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1590Open Lyrical Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1591Novice Lyrical Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1595Open Hip Hop Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1596Novice Hip Hop Solo     12 Years and Under 14 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
14 Years and Under 16 Years
1600Open Tap Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1601Novice Tap Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1610Open Classical Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1611Novice Classical Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1620Open National Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1621Novice National Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1630Open Jazz Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1631Novice Jazz Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1635Open Musical Theatre/Broadway Jazz Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1636Novice Musical Theatre/Broadway Jazz Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1640Open Neo-classical Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1641Novice Neo-classical Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1650Open Song & Soft Shoe Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1651Novice Song & Soft Shoe Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1660Open Song & Tap Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1661Novice Song & Tap Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1670Open Character Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1671Novice Character Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1680Open Contemporary Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1681Novice Contemporary Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1690Open Lyrical Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1691Novice Lyrical Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1695Open Hip Hop Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1696Novice Hip Hop Solo     14 Years and Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
16 Years and Over
1700Open Tap Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1701Novice Tap Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1710Open Classical Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1711Novice Classical Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1720Open National Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1721Novice National Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1730Open Jazz Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1731Novice Jazz Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1735Open Musical Theatre/Broadway Jazz Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1736Novice Musical Theatre/Broadway Jazz Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Please note there are 2 Jazz sections

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1740Open Neo-classical Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1741Novice Neo-classical Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1750Open Song & Soft Shoe Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1751Novice Song & Soft Shoe Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1760Open Song & Tap Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1761Novice Song & Tap Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1770Open Character Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1771Novice Character Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1780Open Contemporary Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1781Novice Contemporary Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1790Open Lyrical Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1791Novice Lyrical Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1795Open Hip Hop Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1796Novice Hip Hop Solo     16 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
12 Years and Under
1800 Variation / Repertoire Solo     12 Years and Under

Time Limit: 01:30

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1830 Jazz Improvisation Solo     12 Years and Under

Time Limit: 01:30

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1840 Contemporary / Lyrical Improvisation Solo     12 Years and Under

Time Limit: 01:30

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
13 Years and Over
1900 Variation / Repertoire Solo     13 Years and Over

Time Limit: 01:30

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1930 Jazz Improvisation Solo     13 Years and Over

Time Limit: 01:30

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
1940 Contemporary / Lyrical Improvisation Solo     13 Years and Over

Time Limit: 01:30

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon          
Under 10 Years
2130 Jazz / Musical Comedy Duo/Trio     Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $30.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM Ribbons          
2140 Neo-Classical/ Contemporary/Lyrical Duo/Trio     Under 10 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $30.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM Ribbons          
Under 13 Years
2230 Jazz / Musical Comedy Duo/Trio     Under 13 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $30.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM Ribbons          
2240 Neo-Classical/ Contemporary/Lyrical Duo/Trio     Under 13 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $30.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM Ribbons          
Under 16 Years
2330 Jazz / Musical Comedy Duo/Trio     Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $30.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM Ribbons          
2340 Neo-Classical/ Contemporary/Lyrical Duo/Trio     Under 16 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $30.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM Ribbons          
Open Age
2430 Jazz / Musical Comedy Duo/Trio     Open Age

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $30.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM Ribbons          
2440 Neo-Classical/ Contemporary/Lyrical Duo/Trio     Open Age

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $30.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM Ribbons          
Under 13 Years
2800 Tap Duo/Trio     Under 13 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $30.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM Ribbons          
2810 Classical Duo/Trio     Under 13 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $30.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM Ribbons          
2850 Song and Dance Duo/Trio     Under 13 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $30.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM Ribbons          
2870 Character Duo/Trio     Under 13 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $30.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM Ribbons          
2895 Hip Hop Duo/Trio     Under 13 Years

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $30.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM Ribbons          
13 Years and Over
2900 Tap Duo/Trio     13 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $30.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM Ribbons          
2910 Classical Duo/Trio     13 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $30.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM Ribbons          
2950 Song and Dance Duo/Trio     13 Years and Over

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $30.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM Ribbons          
2970 Character Duo/Trio     13 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $30.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM Ribbons          
2995 Hip Hop Duo/Trio     13 Years and Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $30.001st Medals          2nd Medals          3rd Medals          HM Ribbons          
12 Years and Under
4100 Olivia Steadman-Meconi Junior Tap Championship     12 Years and Under

Time Limit: 04:00

One routine to be performed, which must include fast and slow tapping. Competitors must appear in at least TWO other SOLO SECTIONS, one of which must be OPEN TAP.

Entry: $30.001st Perpetual Trophy + $200          2nd Runner-up Trophy + $50          HM Ribbon          
4110 Ellen Charlesworth Junior Ballet Award     12 Years and Under

Time Limit: 06:00

Two (2) items to be performed. (1) Classical (3 mins). (2) Character or Demi-Character (3 mins). Competitors must appear in at least TWO other SOLO SECTIONS, one of which must be OPEN Classical. Time limit 3 mins each dance.

Entry: $30.001st Perpetual Trophy + $300          2nd Runner-up Trophy + $100          HM Ribbon          
4130 Junior Jazz Championship     12 Years and Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Item performed may be Jazz, Musical Comedy, Broadway Jazz.

Entry: $30.001st Perpetual Trophy + $200          2nd Runner-up Trophy + $50          HM Ribbon          
4150 Joyce Baker Song & Dance Championship     12 Years and Under

Time Limit: 04:00

Item performed may be a Song and Tap or a Song and Soft Shoe. Competitors must appear in at least TWO other SOLO Sections, one of which must be OPEN SONG & SOFT SHOE or OPEN SONG & TAP.

Entry: $30.001st Perpetual Trophy + $200          2nd Runner-up Trophy + $50          HM Ribbon          
4190 Junior Choreographic Championship     12 Years and Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Chosen piece must be the competitor’s own choreography. They may not get assistance from anyone else.

Entry: $30.001st Perpetual Trophy + $200          2nd Runner-up Trophy + $50          HM Ribbon          
13 Years & Over
4200 Lynda Mathis Senior Tap Championship     13 Years & Over

Time Limit: 04:00

One routine to be performed, which must include fast and slow tapping. Competitors must appear in at least TWO other SOLO SECTIONS, one of which must be OPEN TAP.

Entry: $30.001st Perpetual Trophy + $200          2nd Runner-up Trophy + $50          HM Ribbon          
4210 Audrey and Les Gooch Senior Ballet Award     13 Years & Over

Time Limit: 06:00

Two (2) items to be performed. (1) Classical (3 mins). (2) Character or Demi-Character (3 mins). Competitors must appear in at least TWO other SOLO SECTIONS, one of which must be OPEN Classical Time limit 3 mins each dance.

Entry: $30.001st Perpetual Trophy + $300          2nd Runner-up Trophy + $100          HM Ribbon          
4230 Val Heuch Senior Jazz Championship     13 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Item performed may be Jazz, Musical Comedy, Broadway Jazz.

Entry: $30.001st Perpetual Trophy + $200          2nd Runner-up Trophy + $50          HM Ribbon          
4250 Eva Funnell Song & Dance Championship     13 Years & Over

Time Limit: 04:00

Item performed may be a Song and Tap or a Song and Soft Shoe. Competitors must appear in at least TWO other SOLO Sections, one of which must be OPEN SONG & SOFT SHOE or OPEN SONG & TAP.

Entry: $30.001st Perpetual Trophy + $200          2nd Runner-up Trophy + $50          HM Ribbon          
4290 Senior Choreographic Championship     13 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Chosen piece must be the competitor’s own choreography. They may not get assistance from anyone else.

Entry: $30.001st Perpetual Trophy + $200          2nd Trophy + $50          HM Ribbon          
Open Age
4299 VCE Dance Solo     Open Age

Time Limit: 05:00

Open to VCE STUDENTS ONLY. No other entry pre-requisites.

Entry: $20.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          HM Ribbon