24th Canberra Dance Festival 2017
Solo
09 Jun 2017 to 12 Jun 2017
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)

Solos

Age

  • Age is at the first day of competition 3 June 2016.
  • Duos/Trios and Groups must dance at age of eldest competitor.

Categories

  • Restricted sections are for competitors who have never won a first prize in that particular section at any age (except 6 and under), at any competition, Festival or Eisteddfod up to the closing date of the entries. The restriction applies to the title of the section and not to the competitors routine.
  • Open sections are for competitors who have won first prize in that particular section in any age group (except 6 and under), at any competition, Festival or Eisteddfod up to the closing date of the entries for this Festival.
  • National Character may include Dutch Clog, Irish, Highland and Scottish.
  • Solos may only dance once in a section.

Time limits

  • Solos - 3 minutes
  • Song and dance - 3.5 minutes 

Competitors

  • Competitors are permitted to compete up one age group in solos and duos but may not repeat routines (except in scholarships).
  • Competitors must appear at the time scheduled. Dancing out of section to qualify for Scholarships is not permitted. Failure to attend at the time of competition will forfeit right to compete and entry fee.
  • If less than three competitors arrive for a scheduled section they will be allowed to dance, however, in restricted sections a first prize may not be awarded.
  • No repeat of items allowed. A change of costume and/or music does not constitute a change of routine. Competitors who disregard this rule will be disqualified from the section.
  • Competition is for amateurs only. Amateur is defined as being a person who does not earn the major portion of their income from the exercise of their talents.
  • Dancers compete in all sections entirely at their own risk. No responsibility will be taken for any accident, injury or lost property. This includes all people present at the Festival as well as competitors.
  • All performance content and costumes are suitable for family entertainment.
  • Attendees will show decorum, extending respect and courtesy to all performers and staff. Anyone failing to observe these standards will be disqualified and removed from all future CDF Invitation lists.
  • No rehearsing in the foyer, hallways or on the stage at anytime.
  • Dancing en pointe is not permitted for competitor’s aged 10 and under. Competitors older who choose to dance en pointe will be expected to have the ability to do so. The adjudicator may at any stage in the dance ring the bell and ask the dancer/s to change their shoes and perform at the end of the section.
  • No parents are to remain back-stage except to put on props. Parents must leave backstage once the child has finished.

Music

  • Official CD player with operator will be available and must be used by all competitors.
  • Only one dance/song per CD.
  • All CD’s must show copyright licence numbers.
  • CD’S are to be clearly labeled with Name, section number and competitor number.
  • Music is to be registered backstage before the start of each session.
  • No vocals permitted on CD’s for the singing section of Song and Dance and Production Group routines. Vocals are permitted for the dance section of Song and Dance and Production Group routines only.
  • No vocals permitted on CD’s for Classical or Demi-Character sections.
  • No background tapping allowed for any tap sections.
  • Always have a back-up CD.
  • It is the competitor’s responsibility to collect their CD after each section.

Classical Weekend

Friday 3 June to Sunday 5 June 2016
  • Solos, Duo/Trios: (Ballet, Demi/National Character, Modern, Lyrical, Contemporary)

Theatrical Weekend

Friday 10 June to Monday 13 June 2016
  • Solos, Duo/Trios: (Jazz/Musical Comedy, Tap, Song and Dance, Hip Hop)
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 30/04/2017 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
001 Classical / Demi Character Solo     Babies

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.00
002 Jazz Solo     Babies

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.00
003 Tap Dance Solo     Babies

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.00
004 Song and Dance Solo     Babies

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.00
050Restricted Jazz / Musical Theatre Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
051Restricted Jazz / Musical Theatre Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
052Restricted Jazz / Musical Theatre Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
053Restricted Jazz / Musical Theatre Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
054Restricted Jazz / Musical Theatre Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
055Restricted Tap Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
056Restricted Tap Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
057Restricted Tap Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
058Restricted Tap Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
059Restricted Tap Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
060Restricted Song and Dance Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:30

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
061Restricted Song and Dance Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:30

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
062Restricted Song and Dance Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:30

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
063Restricted Song and Dance Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:30

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
064Restricted Song and Dance Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:30

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
065Open Jazz / Musical Theatre Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
066Open Jazz / Musical Theatre Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
067Open Jazz / Musical Theatre Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
068Open Jazz / Musical Theatre Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
069Open Jazz / Musical Theatre Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
070Open Broadway Jazz Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
071Open Broadway Jazz Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
072Open Broadway Jazz Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
073Open Broadway Jazz Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
074Open Broadway Jazz Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
075Open Slow Tap Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
076Open Slow Tap Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
077Open Slow Tap Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
078Open Slow Tap Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
079Open Slow Tap Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
080Open Fast Tap Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
081Open Fast Tap Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
082Open Fast Tap Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
083Open Fast Tap Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
084Open Fast Tap Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
085Open Waltz Tap Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
086Open Waltz Tap Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
087Open Waltz Tap Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
088Open Waltz Tap Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
089Open Waltz Tap Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
090Open Song and Dance Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:30

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
091Open Song and Dance Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:30

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
092Open Song and Dance Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:30

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
093Open Song and Dance Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:30

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
094Open Song and Dance Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:30

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
095Open Hip Hop Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
096Open Hip Hop Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
097Open Hip Hop Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
098Open Hip Hop Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
099Open Hip Hop Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon