Brisbane Performing Arts Challenge Inc (BPAC) 2017
Dance School
01 Jun 2017 to 11 Jun 2017
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)

General Information

Email

Email:  bpacgroups@gmail.com


Entry Fees                           $25 per group (NO GST)

 

Competitor’s Ticket            $10 per competitor (Middle & Senior High School Students) - must be purchased at time of entry

                                             $5 per competitor (Primary School Students) - must be purchased at time of entry

 

Entries close - 1st April, 2017           

 

Late entries will be accepted up until 1st May, 2017  @ $30 per group, But will not be guaranteed to be printed in Program

 

NO late entries will be accepted after 1st May, 2017

A Competitor’s ticket 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 a BPAC showbag, entry to any of the Groups sections of the Challenge (only if seating space permits); 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 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 31st December, 2017.


GUIDELINES

1.            Age is taken as at 1st January, 2017

 

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 of the highest possible quality and be recorded onto a CD, Ipad or Ipod. Maximum of one track per playlist.

 

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


Contemporary – Abstract or experimental. An innovative way to move the body. Broad and creative technique.

 

Lyrical Jazz – Slow Modern or Neo Classical dance.

 

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.

 

GLEE – From a stage or film musical and MAY 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.

 

Student Choreography – Routine of own choreography. Routines must incorporate good use of technique and must show good use of space and direction. Choreography must not be acrobatic or solely trick based work. Choreographer may choose to perform in the routine or use other dancers to present their choreograph.

 

Other – Anything not falling into one of the above sections definitions, this includes Song & Dance.

 

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 1/04/2017 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
001 Any style Dance or Novelty Group (4 or more competitors)     6 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
002 Song & any Style Dance Group (4 or more competitors)     6 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
003 Ballet Group (4 or more competitors)     6 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
004 Jazz Group (4 or more competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
005 Song & Dance Group (4 or more competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
006 Lyrical Group (4 or more competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
007 Ballet Group (4 or more competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
007b Any style Dance or Novelty Group (4 or more competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entry: $25.00
008 Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
009 Song & Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
010 Jazz Group (4 or more competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
011 Song & Dance Group (4 or more competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
012 Contemporary Group (4 or more competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
013 Lyrical Group (4 or more competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
014 Ballet Group (4 or more competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
015 Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
016 Song & Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
017 Musical Theatre Group (4 or more competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
017b Any style Dance or Novelty Group (4 or more competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entry: $25.00
018 Jazz Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
019 Song & Dance Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
020 Contemporary Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
021 Lyrical Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
022 Ballet Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
023 National Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
024 Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
025 Song & Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
026 Musical Theatre Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
027 Novelty Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
028 Acro Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
029 Hip Hop Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
030 Group Improv Group (4 or more competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
031 Jazz Group (4 or more competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
032 Song & Dance Group (4 or more competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
033 Contemporary Group (4 or more competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
034 Lyrical Group (4 or more competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
035 Ballet Group (4 or more competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
036 Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
037 Song & Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
038 Musical Theatre Group (4 or more competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
039 Hip Hop Group (4 or more competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
040 Jazz Group (4 or more competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
041 Song & Dance Group (4 or more competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
042 Contemporary Group (4 or more competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
043 Lyrical Group (4 or more competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
044 Ballet Group (4 or more competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
045 Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
046 Song & Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
047 Musical Theatre Group (4 or more competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
048 Hip Hop Group (4 or more competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
049 Jazz Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
050 Song & Dance Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
051 Contemporary Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
052 Lyrical Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
053 Ballet Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
054 National Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
055 Traditional Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
056 Street Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
057 Song & Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
058 Hip Hop Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
059 Cabaret Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
060 Musical Theatre Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
061 Novelty Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
062 Acro Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
063 Revuette Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
064 Group Improv Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
065 Ethnic/Cultural/National Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
066 Mature & Motivated Group (4 or more competitors)     Open

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
067 Jazz Group (4 or more competitors)     Full-Time/Professional

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
068 Lyrical Group (4 or more competitors)     Full-Time/Professional

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
069 Contemporary Group (4 or more competitors)     Full-Time/Professional

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
070 Ballet Group (4 or more competitors)     Full-Time/Professional

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
071 Tap Group (4 or more competitors)     Full-Time/Professional

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
072 Song & Any Dance Group (4 or more competitors)     Full-Time/Professional

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
073 Musical Theatre Group (4 or more competitors)     Full-Time/Professional

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
074 Hip Hop Group (4 or more competitors)     Full-Time/Professional

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
075 Jazz Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
076 Song & Any Dance Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
077 Ballet Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
078 Tap Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     8 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
079 Jazz Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
080 Song & Any Dance Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
081 Lyrical Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
082 Contemporary Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
083 Ballet Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
084 Tap Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     10 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
085 Jazz Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
086 Song & Any Dance Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
087 Lyrical Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
088 Contemporary Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
089 Ballet Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
090 Tap Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     12 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
091 Jazz Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
092 Song & Any Dance Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
093 Lyrical Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
094 Contemporary Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
095 Ballet Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
096 Tap Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     15 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
097 Jazz Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
098 Song & Any Dance Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
099 Lyrical Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
100 Contemporary Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
101 Ballet Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
102 Tap Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25          
138 Acro Ensemble (4 -12 competitors)     18 Years & Under

Entry: $25.001st $100          2nd $50          3rd $25