Brisbane Performing Arts Challenge Inc (BPAC) 2018
Dance School
31 May 2018 to 17 Jun 2018
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)

General Information

PLEASE NOTE THAT GST HAS BEEN INCLUDED IN ALL PRICES

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Email:  bpacgroups@gmail.com


Entry Fees                           $27.50 inc GST per group 

 

Competitor’s Pass             $16.50 inc GST per student

 

Entries close - 6 April, 2017           

 

Late entries will be accepted up until 30 April, 2018  @ $33 inc GST per group, But will not be guaranteed to be printed in Program

 

NO late entries will be accepted after 30 April, 2018

A Competitor’s Pass is compulsory for all performers. Each pass must be named in permanent pen. Performers need a pass to compete and will not be allowed into the auditorium without a competitor’s pass clearly named and prominently displayed. Competitor’s Passes will NOT be available at the competition venue and MUST be pre-ordered and pre-paid. The Competitor’s Pass will entitle the performer to entry to any of the BPAC 2018 Events, entry to the Dance Workshops and the opportunity to perform at BPAC.

 

Dance School Workshops - Please enrol by emailing details to    bpacworkshops@gmail.com

All students must be fully supervised by a studio representative at all times to ensure the health and safety of all performers at BPAC events


PRIZES

In each section there will be a First, Second, Third and Highly Commended. There will also be Very Highly Commended and Encouragement Awards, which may be awarded at the judge’s discretion for qualities they wish to acknowledge. Encouragement Awards are not dependent on point scores. Sponsorship for some group sections are 1st $100; 2nd $50; 3rd $25. Cash prizes will be distributed from the sponsorship money raised. Minimum amounts for cash prizes are as follows: 1st $50; 2nd $30; 3rd $20. All cash prizes will be distributed via direct deposit. Prize money to be claimed by 30 September, 2018.


GUIDELINES

1.            Age is taken as at 1st January, 2018

 

2.            Each student may only dance twice in each section

 

3.            Music copyright payments are the responsibility of the individual schools

 

4.            Each school requires their own Public Liability Policy (Minimum $10 Million) Copy of Insurance Certificate of Currency MUST be forwarded with entry forms.

 

5.            All competitors and other persons attending the Challenge do so at their own risk.

 

“ANY PERFORMER TAKING PART IN A DANCE EVENT TAKES CERTAIN INHERENT RISKS. PARTICIPATION IN THIS COMPETITION INDICATES THE ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH RISKS BY PERFORMERS. THEREFORE BY VIRTUE OF ENTERING THIS EVENT, IT IS AGREED THAT PARTICIPANTS WILL NOT HOLD THE BRISBANE PERFORMING ARTS CHALLENGE INC. OR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICIALS, STAFF OR EMPLOYEES RESPONSIBLE FOR INJURIES SUSTAINED OR ILLNESSES CONTRACTED BY THEM WHILE IN ATTENDANCE AND/ OR PARTICIPATING IN ANY ACTIVITY RELATED TO THE COMPETITION. THE BRISBANE PERFORMING ARTS CHALLENGE AND THE HOSTING FACILITY ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY LOSS TO EITHER COMPETITORS OR SPECTATORS.”

 

6.            Entries will be accepted on a first come, first served basis and will be limited to the amount of performance time available

 

7.            All entries must include the name, contact phone number and email of two volunteers per studio or school per session entered or entries will not be accepted.

 

8.            No communication with the judges during the course of the event will be permitted. The adjudicators decision is final.

 

9.            Personal videotaping and flash photography are prohibited. Professional organizations are engaged to record performances.

 

10.         Entrant’s choice of recorded music should be emailed to bpac.music@gmail.com             (Larger files can be emailed using Dropbox or Google Drive)

 

11.         Time Limits will be 5 minutes for all items.

 

12.    Receipt of entries automatically entitles schools to membership of the Brisbane Performing Arts Challenge Inc. Schools may then nominate one representative to sit on the committee. This person may not be on the committee of any other eisteddfod or similar competition.



SECTION DEFINITIONS

Song & Dance/Song & Tap – Must be 50% Dance and 50% Song. Will be marked by two judges – vocal & dance, Microphones MAY NOT BE USED AT ALL!
Musical Theatre – From a stage or film musical and must include live singing, acting and choreographed movement and or dance. Must be presented in the style and context of the  
musical. Song & dances are not acceptable. Microphones may be used.
Cabaret – A stylised entertainment suitable for performance at sophisticated venues. May include singing and different styles of dance. Microphones may be used.
Novelty – Should be novel and usually humorous. May incorporate different styles of dance and singing. Microphones may be used
Revuette – Must include at least two styles of dance and live singing. Microphones may be used for soloists but there also must be a segment that shows live singing WITHOUT
microphones as this will be marked by the vocal judge.
Contemporary – Abstract or experimental. An innovative way to move the body. Broad and creative technique.
Lyrical Jazz – Slow Modern or Neo Classical dance
Street Tap – relaxed arms and bodies
Group Improvisation – Groups must have 10+ students. They will be given a short piece of music for 15mins preparation time (isolated from other groups) and then perform on stage.
Open to Full timers
Hip Hop – a modern dance style, where traditional jazz technique is not the focus.
Jazz – may include elements of Hip Hop but must be predominantly technical jazz.
Cultural/ Ethnic - Any style representing culture of a group, country or nation.
Full Time - see Rules 13 and 14 for definition

Please note – Care should be taken to ensure dancers are costumed appropriately for their age group and that choreography and music choice considers the audience in attendance at the event.

 

MICROPHONES

Choir mics will be used for all schools. Two hand held radio mics will also be supplied for each school to use as they choose in the GLEE section only.


Disclaimer:

ANY PERFORMER TAKING PART IN A DANCE EVENT TAKES CERTAIN INHERENT RISKS. PARTICIPATION IN THIS COMPETITION INDICATES THE ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH RISKS BY PERFORMERS. THEREFORE, BY VIRTUE OF ENTERING THIS EVENT, IT IS AGREED THAT PARTICIPANTS WILL NOT HOLD THE BRISBANE PERFORMING ARTS CHALLENGE INC OR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICIALS, STAFF OR EMPLOYEES RESPONSIBLE FOR INJURIES SUSTAINED OR ILLNESSES CONTRACTED BY THEM WHILE IN ATTENDANCE AND/OR PARTICIPATING IN ANY ACTIVITY RELATED TO THE COMPETITION. THE BRISBANE PERFORMING ARTS CHALLENGE AND THE HOSTING FACILITY ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY LOSS TO EITHER COMPETITORS OR SPECTATORS.

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 26/05/2018 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
001 Any style Dance or Novelty Group (4 or more competitors)     6 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
002 Song & any Style Dance Group (4 or more competitors)     6 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
003 Ballet Group (4 or more competitors)     6 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
004 Jazz Group (4 or more competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
005 Song & Dance Group (4 or more competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
006 Lyrical Group (4 or more competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
007 Ballet Group (4 or more competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
007b Any style Dance or Novelty Group (4 or more competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st Award ($100)          2nd Award ($50)          3rd Award ($25)          
008 Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
009 Song & Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
010 Jazz Group (4 or more competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
011 Song & Dance Group (4 or more competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
012 Contemporary Group (4 or more competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
013 Lyrical Group (4 or more competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
014 Ballet Group (4 or more competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
015 Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
016 Song & Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
017 Musical Theatre Group (4 or more competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
017b Any style Dance or Novelty Group (4 or more competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st Award ($100)          2nd Award + $50          3rd Award + $25          
018 Jazz Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
019 Song & Dance Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
020 Contemporary Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
021 Lyrical Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
022 Ballet Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
023 National Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
024 Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
025 Song & Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
026 Musical Theatre Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
027 Novelty Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
028 Acro Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
029 Hip Hop Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
030 Group Improv Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
031 Jazz Group (4 or more competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
032 Song & Dance Group (4 or more competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
033 Contemporary Group (4 or more competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
034 Lyrical Group (4 or more competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
035 Ballet Group (4 or more competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
036 Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
037 Song & Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
038 Musical Theatre Group (4 or more competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
039 Hip Hop Group (4 or more competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
040 Jazz Group (4 or more competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
041 Song & Dance Group (4 or more competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
042 Contemporary Group (4 or more competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
043 Lyrical Group (4 or more competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
044 Ballet Group (4 or more competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
045 Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
046 Song & Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
047 Musical Theatre Group (4 or more competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
048 Hip Hop Group (4 or more competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
049 Jazz Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
050 Song & Dance Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
051 Contemporary Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
052 Lyrical Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
053 Ballet Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
054 National Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
055 Traditional Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
056 Street Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
057 Song & Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
058 Hip Hop Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
059 Cabaret Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
060 Musical Theatre Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
061 Novelty Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
062 Acro Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
063 Revuette Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
064 Group Improv Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
065 Ethnic/Cultural/National Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
066 Mature & Motivated Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
067 Jazz Group (4 or more competitors)     Full-Time/Professional

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
068 Lyrical Group (4 or more competitors)     Full-Time/Professional

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
069 Contemporary Group (4 or more competitors)     Full-Time/Professional

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
070 Ballet Group (4 or more competitors)     Full-Time/Professional

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
071 Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     Full-Time/Professional

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
072 Song & Any Dance Group (4 or more competitors)     Full-Time/Professional

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
073 Musical Theatre Group (4 or more competitors)     Full-Time/Professional

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
074 Hip Hop Group (4 or more competitors)     Full-Time/Professional

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
075 Jazz Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
076 Song & Any Dance Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
077 Ballet Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
078 Tap Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
079 Jazz Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
080 Song & Any Dance Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
081 Lyrical Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
082 Contemporary Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
083 Ballet Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
084 Tap Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
085 Jazz Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
086 Song & Any Dance Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
087 Lyrical Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
088 Contemporary Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
089 Ballet Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
090 Tap Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
091 Jazz Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
092 Song & Any Dance Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
093 Lyrical Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
094 Contemporary Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
095 Ballet Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
096 Tap Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
097 Jazz Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
098 Song & Any Dance Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
099 Lyrical Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
100 Contemporary Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
101 Ballet Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
102 Tap Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
138 Acro Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entries Closed
Entry: $27.501st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25