TROUPE SYLLABUS 

  • EBSDN TROUPE RULES AGE GROUPS AND GENRES 

  • Troupes Age is at 1st January 2022

  • EBSDN use Music Uploads for - Voice Critiques, Music Uploading and for your Videos. 

  • To familiarise please check out their website - www.musicuploads.com.au 

  • We use Tarkett flooring for Troupes and it is - 10 x 10 meters

  • EBSDN has a fun, friendly vibe - Let Us Do This Together.

  • EBSDN is an official qualifying competition for Showcase National Champions.

  • TROUPES CLOSE - Once we have reached capacity. 

  • It is compulsory for all troupe performers on a Troupe weekend or Troupe day to hold a Troupe pass to perform. 

  • These are $15.00 per dancer and Studios must send a detailed list of each performers name.

  •  This pass is only valid for the Troupe weekend or Troupe day, not for solos, as they have their own. 

  • Once you have entered, we will send you a link to send onto to your parents to pay. 

  • As of 1st JUNE it does NOT include a ticket into the venue for the parent. 

  • They are separate and MUST be purchased online and some limited tickets will be available at the door. 

  • This is so we can keep a track of audience numbers in each venue.

  • EVERYBODY SING AND DANCE NOW have the following age groups and sections available for troupe entries:

  • 6 Under: Classical, Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz and Tap 

  • 8 Under: Classical, Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap, Entertainment and Own Choice

  • 10 Under: Classical, Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap, Entertainment and Own Choice

  • 12 Under: Classical, Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap, Entertainment and Own Choice

  • 14 Under:  Classical, Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap, Entertainment and Own Choice

  • SENIORS: Classical, Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap, Entertainment and Own Choice

  • Each studio can enter up to two (2) troupes per section in each age group, to a maximum of 25 troupe entries. 

  • For each section in each age group to go ahead a minimum of 3 troupes is required.

  • If a section cannot go ahead due to low numbers, we will create an Own Choice Section or we will  refund your entry fee for that section. 

  • TROUPE COST AS OF 1ST SEPTEMBER 2021 

  • $25.00 - Per Troupe Entry

  • Teachers No Cost To Enter

  • $15.00 - Troupe Only Performer Pass 

  • $20.00 - Spectator Tickets 

  • PRIZES

  • Each section will be awarded a prize for First (1st), Second (2nd) and Third (3rd) place and Highly Commended (dependant on troupe entries), as determined by our adjudicator. 

  • DANCER REGISTRATION FEE
    After you have registered your studio and completed the payment for your troupe routines.
    Jen will be in touch with a proposed schedule and a google draft program. 
    We would then ask you to direct your students to the links we send you to register themselves and secure tickets for family and friends to attend EBSDN as an audience member. 

  • EBSDN COSTUME CHANGE HELPERS
    We ask that each studio bring along 4 to 6 parent dressers (depending on the amount of students attending) TO HELP WITH COSTUME CHANGES.

  • The dressers will be allowed access to the auditorium on the day, but you must provide us with their names so we can allocate them special armbands. 

  • ADJUDICATION AND AWARDS 
    At the conclusion of each age blocked session we we will hold an awards presentation. 

  • TROUPE SIZES

  • Small Troupes 4 to 10 performers.

  • Large Troupes 11 and up performers.

  • EBSDN reserves the right to combine section categories and troupe sizes if there are not enough entrants.

  • TROUPE GENERAL INFORMATION 

  • All age cut offs for all age groups are as at 1 January, 2022.

  • In the event the performer is born on 1st  January, you can choose which age category they will perform in.

  • The age group limit is determined by the eldest member of the troupe.

  • We will also allow a maximum of two (2) performers, no more than one (1) year older than the age group to participate in a troupe.

  • Competitors enter at their own risk.

  • EBSDN (Everybody Sing and Dance Now)  accepts NO responsibility for any accidents or injuries to any persons associated with the event, either as a Performer, Volunteer or a member of the General Public, at any time.

  • Competition Director/s can overrule any of the below rules at any time.

  • The Competition Director/s shall decide on any matter not covered by these rules and its decision on any questions or dispute shall be final.

  • There cannot be any prompting, etc during any performance SIDE OF STAGE as a means to ‘coach’ the troupe.

  • EBSDN likes to have more than one in a section and if you are the only Troupe, we will move or create an Own Choice section.

  • EBSDN will be running in AGE GROUP ORDER - 6 Under to Senior and each "session" will be just one age group.

  • This way we can manage the number of people at any one time and maintain the strict Covid-19 regulations.

  • No filming or photos from any audience members is allowed - 5 Points Deducted. 

  • Troupes MUST be ready to perform in program order when called.

  • Except for in the case of there being less than 3 routines since their last performance.

  • We are committed to producing a COVID Safe Competition!

  • Hand sanitiser will be available at all entry points.

  • We also ask you to provide sanitiser for your students as well.

  • Audience members are welcome to wear masks.

  • The Audience will sit in studio allocated areas, ONLY.

  • Privacy is paramount to EBSDN.

  • We will not distribute any information of our entrants to any third party, it is purely for EBSDN purposes only

  • EBSDN reserves the right to change competition days or move location due to unforeseen circumstances and entries will not be refunded. 

  • The plea of lack of knowledge of the rules will not be accepted as a bona-fide reason for the infringement of any rule.

  • The use of photos|videos for marketing purposes is granted to EBSDN upon receipt of a paid entry.

  • TROUPE TIME LIMITS

  • Troupes All Ages - 4 Minutes

  • Production Troupes All Ages.  - 5 Minutes ONLY!

  • I have asked the adjudicators to deduct marks for any lyrics, costumes or choreography which they would categorise as “inappropriate” for EBSDN

  • Music MUST be sent to Music Uploads www.musicuploads.com.au by the LOCK OUT DATE.

  • VENUE INFORMATION

  • Wollongong, Ulladulla and Noosa Troupe venues can hold 400 people in the audience for each age block.

  • Caboolture and Nerang can hold 150 in each age block! 

  • Once tickets have sold out, no other seats will be made available. 

  • MUSIC AND PROPS 

  • All music, lyrics and dance attire must be age appropriate.

  • The length of troupe routines must be no longer than 4 minutes. 

  • All music must be uploaded to Music Upoads - www.musicuploads,com.au 

  • Entrants must understand and adhere to copyright responsibilities.

  • EBSDN will not be held responsible for any infringement of copyright, royalty or privacy laws by individual performers or persons associated with the performance.

  • Please be sure to have a backup of your music in the event that we need it. (Backup on a USB, or phone/laptop etc.)

  • THE MAGICAL PROPS 

  • Props can be used, however, it is the entrant’s responsibility to place them in the allocated prop area, label them correctly, and bring them on/off stage throughout the competition.

  • Safety is paramount in the use of props.

  • EBSDN do not take responsibility for any injuries caused by the use of props.

  • Any props left over at the conclusion of the event, will be placed in the bin.

  • Free standing props with a 45 second time allowance for preparation is permitted.

  • All props must be removed immediately after the troupe has finished the routine.

  • CANCELLATION 

  • Although EBSDN have managed our event in the THICK and MIDST COVID-19 in the past, sometimes circumstances can be taken right out of our hands.

  • We will always put the safety of our performers, teachers, your families and our staff first and foremost!

  • Due to COVID-19 – If at any point the Government changes the rulings of events, EBSDN will reschedule our TROUPE competition date.

  • There will be no refunds as before each competition has started, we have already paid out for many many things for TROUPES. 

  • We will transfer the  funds directly to our next available event, like we have done in the past.