The Dance Championships 2021
Soloist
13 Dec 2021 to 15 Dec 2021
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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RULE STRUCTURE

Performers/Competitors

1. Age groups are determined by the date of birth. Age is as at January 1st of the

competition year.

2.Age Groups for Primary sections are as follows -

Petite 8 years and under, Junior 9-11 years, Teen 12-14 years, Senior 15 years and over.

3. All entrants must have been with their studio for the 12 months prior to entering

the TDC competition.

4. Maximum age is 18 years of age or an enrolled High school student of the current year.

5. TDC is not open to tertiary students

6. Only 15 places are available in each genre age group

Lyrical, Contemporary, Broadway Jazz, Commercial Jazz, Tap, Song & Tap

7. All competitor must dance in the order of the programme.

8. All competitors perform at their own risk. No responsibility will be accepted for injury or

lost property. This includes all persons attending competition.

9. Choreography & costuming should be kept age appropriate & suitable for family

entertainment for the protection of our child performers.

10. We remind everyone involved that the emphasis on this competition is for the

competitors to have fun and to be able to have the chance to do what they love in a warm

and friendly environment.

11. Any bad behaviour from students, parents or teachers will lead to disqualification of their

school or studio.

Adjudicators:

1. No communication during the event with any of the adjudicators is permitted, except for

TDC staff.

2. The number of places awarded in each section will be determined by the adjudicator’s

combined scores.

3. All our adjudicators are Professional Performers, Dance Adjudicators, Vocal coaches or

Performers and well as experience Educators.

Awards & Eligibility for Grand Prizes

1. To enter The Dance Championship competitions, a performer must have competed in the

intended genre in minimum of 2 competitions throughout the calendar year. TDC is about

perfecting and extending a genre performance.

2. Each Primary section has only 15 performance places open.

3. Each Primary section will award a 1st, 2nd, 3rd place in each category.

4. Finals will consist of 18 places to compete for the Championships Finals.

The highest 3 scores of each genre will automatically move into the Finals. In the event that

a performer already has a place in the TDC Finals, an offer will be extended to the next

eligible dancer based on their score in the primary section.

5. Performers/competitors must dance the highest score genre they qualified with.

If you qualify with multiple genres, you must still dance your highest winning routine.

Teachers

1. Teachers are reminded always bring teachers passes as they will not be given free entry

without this pass. Absolutely no exceptions.

2. No parents are allowed backstage. Parents are allowed to accompany their students in

the dressing rooms for child safety & to ensure the dancers behaviour is controlled & a happy

competition vibe is maintained.

Waiver/release agreement

I, acknowledge that participation in dance is potentially dangerous and there is an inherent

risk of injury involved.

In allowing my students/child to participate in The Dance Championships, I hereby assume

all the risks associated with the performing arts. I understand the importance of myself and

my students/child following the instructions of TDC staff, and I agree to release TDC and it’s

employees of any and all liability which may arise as a result of my student/child’s

participation in activities at TDC.

I give permission for TDC to film my student/child’s dance routine. The footage will be made

available for sale only to the teachers & parents of the competitors from your studio/school.

Time Limits

Lyrical - 3 minutes max

Contemporary - 3 minutes max

Commercial Jazz - 3 minutes max

Broadway Jazz - 3 minutes max

Tap - 3 minutes max

Song & Tap - 4 minutes max

Genre description located on website. www.thedancechampionships.net

General:

1. TDC audience members are able to attend the Primary solo sections with no charge.

2. TDC Finals have a ticket cost of $15 per person wishing to be an audience member.

3. Although no photography or videoing is permitted. Professional services will be available

for purchase at the venue.

4. Rules are subject to revision and amendments.

5. TDC audience guidelines may change with Covid safety restrictions

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1/10/2021 12:29:00 AM (AEST)
Petite - 7-8 Years
301Elite Lyrical Solo     Petite - 7-8 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $50.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
302Elite Contemporary Solo     Petite - 7-8 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $50.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
305Elite Jazz Solo     Petite - 7-8 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $50.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
Junior - 9-11 Years
310Elite Lyrical Solo     Junior - 9-11 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $55.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
311Elite Contemporary Solo     Junior - 9-11 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $55.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
312Elite Tap Solo     Junior - 9-11 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $55.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
313Elite Hip Hop Solo     Junior - 9-11 Years

Time Limit: 05:00

Entry: $55.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
314Elite Commercial Jazz Solo     Junior - 9-11 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $55.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
320Elite Theatrical Jazz Solo     Junior - 9-11 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $55.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
Teen - 12-14 Years
321Elite Lyrical Solo     Teen - 12-14 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $60.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
322Elite Contemporary Solo     Teen - 12-14 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $60.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
323Elite Tap Solo     Teen - 12-14 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $60.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
324Elite Classical Ballet Solo     Teen - 12-14 Years

Time Limit: 05:00

Entry: $60.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
325Elite Commercial Jazz Solo     Teen - 12-14 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $60.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
326Elite Theatrical Jazz Solo     Teen - 12-14 Years

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $60.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
Senior - 15 & Over
327Elite Lyrical Solo     Senior - 15 & Over

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $65.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
328Elite Contemporary Solo     Senior - 15 & Over

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $65.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
329Elite Classical Ballet Solo     Senior - 15 & Over

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $65.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
330Elite Hip Hop Solo     Senior - 15 & Over

Time Limit: 05:00

Entry: $65.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
331Elite Commercial Jazz Solo     Senior - 15 & Over

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $65.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
332Elite Theatrical Jazz Solo     Senior - 15 & Over

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $65.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
Mini - 6 & Under
333Elite Lyrical Solo     Mini - 6 & Under

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $50.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
334Elite Contemporary Solo     Mini - 6 & Under

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $50.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10          
335Elite Jazz Solo     Mini - 6 & Under

Time Limit: 04:00

Entry: $50.001st Trophy + $50          2nd Trophy + $25          3rd Trophy + $10