EBSDN - ONLINE RULES

  • ALL ROUTINES THAT PLACE 1ST. 2ND. 3RD. 

  • WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO ENTER SHOWCASE AUSTRALIAN DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS 2022

  • CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS WINNERS WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO ENTER DANCER OF THE YEAR AT SHOWCASE.

  • Age as at 1st August.

  • Results announced by our adjudicators, via zoom call.

  • HOW DOES IT ALL WORK ?

  • Performers, teachers or parents can submit a video (At Home. Outside. At Studio.) 

  • You will upload your videos to Music Uploads.

  • We will send you how to upload information once entries close. 

  • This is very important - Performers MUST introduce themselves and say what studio they are with.

  • Your entry will then be critiqued and scored by our adjudicators online and you will receive voice critiques.

  • When all entries in the competition are finalised, we will send you a link to view the competition.

  • Once the competition is officially closed, you will receive your voice critiques and places will be announced.

  • Awards will take place and be via a zoom call with our adjudicators. 

  • EBSDN reserves the right to combine sections due to entry numbers received.

  • Time Limits: Dance 3 minutes. Singing 3.5 minutes. 

  • Age Groups: Petites. Pre Junior. Junior. Pre Teen. Teen. Senior.

  • Critiques and Scoring

  • Each judge will score a routine out of 100.

  • Champion of Champions will be out of 200

  • Costume and presentation will not be judged or considered in scoring due to in-studio/at home entries.
     

  • Judging Criteria

  • Technique, Use Of The Dance Space, Creativity, Choreography.

  • This competition is about dancers’ skill and ability to perceive artistic structure therefore, aspects such as costumes, makeup, and music will not be part of the criteria used for judging.

  • Dance Genres Available

  • Entries must be placed in the appropriate style genre to be judged accurately and fairly.

  • Own Choice: A (Classical/Demi Character/National)

  • Lyrical. Contemporary.

  • Jazz, Broadway Jazz, Fast Tap, Slow Tap.

  • Own Choice B (Hip Hop/Acro/Waltz Tap. Song and Dance)

  • Singing Genres Available.

  • Entries must be placed in the appropriate style genre to be judged accurately and fairly.

  • Up-tempo. Ballad. Country. Musical Theatre. 

  • Prizes: Trophies. Medals. Tiaras. Sashes. EBSDN UNIQUE Ribbons.

  • Adjudicators Choice Awards. 

  • Most Creative Use of Space.

  • Outstanding Dancer Award. 

  • Outstanding Singer Award.

  • EBSDN ONLINE Champion of Champions: Cost to enter - $30.00

  • Champion of Champions = put your BEST performance FORWARD!

  • Put your BEST performance forward!

  • Your Champion of Champion routine will be judged by TWO Adjudicators.

  • We will have 1 WINNER in each age group and two runner ups!

  • EBSDN Online Champion of Champions WINNER receive a cash prize of $50 and $100 credit into a LIVE EBSDN COMPETITION. 

  • Video Requirements

  • Videos must be uploaded through online link ONLY - www.musicuploads.com.au 

  • You may submit an in-studio video from rehearsal.

  • Videos MAY be filmed in your home or outside as long as the environment/surface is safe for the performers.

  • Location of filming or video quality will not be judged or considered in overall scoring.

  • All performance videos must be recorded in one continuous take. 

  • No video cuts/edits mid-performance will be allowed.

  • This rule is strictly enforced and your performer will be disqualified.

  • How To Upload Your Video
    Please use a computer as some mobile phones are incompatible.

  • Music Uploads website - www.musicuploads.com.au

  • Step 1: Add New Region
    Step 2: Upload Video to Storage Folder
    Step 3: Transfer Video to Competition
    Step 4: Check Your Video
    Video Getting Started - https://screencast-o-matic.com/
    Support - If you have watched the getting started video and would like some further help, you can contact Music Uploads Via / Live chat within the system, or click support.
    Please do not leave messages on their Facebook page, as they are missed.
    Please use their Support Chat if needed.

  • Voice Critiques
    You will ask, where do we get our voice critiques?

  • The answer is - log into musicuploads.com.au look to the Top Left corner on the Dashboard page.

  • You will see a  “ML” icon, This is where your critiques will be. 

  • General Rules

  • Age is at 1st August

  • Restricted. Open. Elite. Sections. ( we may combine due to lack of entries)

  • Restricted is for those that have won a specially restricted section.

  • Open is for those that have WON a restricted section.

  • Elite is for those that have WON in the last 12 months.

  • What videos may I submit?  - Only those filmed At Home/Outside/Studio.

  • We ask everyone that you film in landscape as it gives the illusion of being on stage, when adjudicators watch it.

  • Singers I highly suggest a white background when you film yourself.

  • All judge's scores are FINAL and all entries are non-refundable.

  • Once you submit your video link into competition registration, you may not swap out for a different recording.

  • By entering EBSDN Online you agree to adhere to the rules, code of conduct and terms and conditions of EBSDN.

  • EBSDN is not responsible for any injuries occurring during the taping of submitted routine videos.

  • The Adjudicator's decision is final and correspondence with the adjudicator is strictly prohibited.

  • The committee reserves the right to disqualify any person from the competition.

  • The committee reserves the right to divide, delete or combine if necessary.

  • By entering our competition you are giving permission to be used in - Advertising material, including but not limited to, social media, online and print.

  • All entries must be done legally and honestly and hereby release all directors, officers or representatives from any claims for damages or injuries sustained while participating in any activity related to this competition.

  • By entering EBSDN ONLINE you agree that all rules are final.

  • EBSDN reserves the right to change the rules at any time without notice.

  • We will have 1 WINNER in each age group in our EBSDN Online Champion of Champions for the cash prize of $50.00 and $100 credit into a LIVE EBSDN COMPETITION.

  • ALL AWARDS WILL BE MAILED OUT, IT IS COVERED IN THE COST OF ENTRY.