24th Canberra Dance Festival 2017
Solo
02 Jun 2017 to 04 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)
005Restricted Classical Ballet Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
006Restricted Classical Ballet Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
007Restricted Classical Ballet Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
008Restricted Classical Ballet Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
009Restricted Classical Ballet Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
010Restricted Demi Character Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
011Restricted Demi Character Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
012Restricted Demi Character Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
013Restricted Demi Character Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
014Restricted Demi Character Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
015Restricted Lyrical Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
016Restricted Lyrical Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
017Restricted Lyrical Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
018Restricted Lyrical Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
019Restricted Lyrical Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
020Restricted Contemporary Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
021Restricted Contemporary Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
022Restricted Contemporary Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
023Restricted Contemporary Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
024Restricted Contemporary Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
025Open Classical Ballet Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
026Open Classical Ballet Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
027Open Classical Ballet Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
028Open Classical Ballet Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
029Open Classical Ballet Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
030Open Demi Character Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
031Open Demi Character Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
032Open Demi Character Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
033Open Demi Character Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
034Open Demi Character Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
035Open National Character Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
036Open National Character Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
037Open National Character Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
038Open National Character Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
039Open National Character Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
040Open Lyrical Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
041Open Lyrical Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
042Open Lyrical Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
043Open Lyrical Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
044Open Lyrical Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
045Open Contemporary Solo     8 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
046Open Contemporary Solo     10 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
047Open Contemporary Solo     12 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st Trophy          2nd Medal          3rd Medal          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
048Open Contemporary Solo     14 Years & Under

Time Limit: 03:00

Entry: $12.001st $20          2nd $15          3rd $10          4th Ribbon          5th Ribbon          HC Ribbon          
049Open Contemporary Solo     15 Years & Over

Time Limit: 03:00

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