CLOSED MARCH TROUPES

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Time & Location

27 Mar, 7:00 am
Illawarra Sports Stadium, Fred Finch Park, Hooka Creek Rd, Berkeley NSW 2506, Australia

About the Event

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  • Voice Critiques
  • Music Uploads - www.musicuploads.com.au
  • EBSDN has a  fun, friendly vibe - let's do this together
  • MARCH TROUPES CLOSED 
  • There is no door fee anymore, we now charge a performer fee, which parents can pay on our website. $35.00
  • Here is the link to send to parents to pay the performer fee - https://form.jotform.com/210235814909859
  • It allows two guests to attend along with the performer. 
  • The length of a troupe routine must be no more than 5 minutes (under 4 minutes is highly wanted) 
  • 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
  • EBSDN likes to have more than one in a section and if you are the only competitor, we will move or create an Own Choice section.
  • EBSDN will be running in AGE GROUP ORDER from 6/u to Open Age, 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.
  • No photos or videos in any of the dressing room areas.
  • 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 event!
  • 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.
  • We have enough dressing room space to accommodate 250 dancers at a time, whilst still meeting the 4sqm rule
  • We have allocated cleaning breaks between sessions!
  • Additional event staff for Covid Marshalling
  • Every person that attends EBSDN Troupes, will be required to QR Code in. 
  • Studio Owners will need to coordinate which parents will be given dressing room passes, to limit the number of parents in the dressing areas. 
  • All other parents must remain in the audience.
  • Please note: dressing room parents will be allocated a pass.
  • NEW 2021 RULE - Only one routine per studio allowed in each section where there are less than 4 competitors (unless there is no double up of performers).
  • This is to avoid waiting for costume changes.
  • If an event is cancelled due to a COVID OUTBREAK we will reschedule the event or move it online.
  • Entries will not be added to the schedule until full payment has been received.
  • Entry fees will be accepted through PayPal.
  • Places are very limited due to COVID and entries will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
  • EBSDN reserves the right to bring forward the Registration and close entries early.
  • EBSDN will only take entries by the Studio Owners and can be made on-line following the links.
  • As we sell out every year, please enter as soon asap.
  • COST
  • $20.00 - Per Troupe Entry
  • $35.00 - Performer Fee
  • The maximum time limit for each troupe is 5 minutes.
  • Items exceeding the time limit will be disqualified and not eligible for a prize. 

SECTIONS:

  • We have the following age groups. 
  • 6/under, 8/under, 10/under, 12/under, 14/under, 16/under and Open Age.
  • We have the following categories…
  • Jazz, Tap, Classical Ballet, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary, Entertainment/Song and Dance/Musical Theatre.
  • Production -  A routine must have at least 15 dancers incorporating any style of dance or combination of dance styles.
  • MUST portray a story line, plot or narrative throughout, resembling that of a film, book, play, musical,etc.
  • Props are MANDATORY and free standing. Adults and teachers are permitted to perform in the Production category.
  • Time Limit for Production - 10 Minutes ONLY! 

  • CONTACT US:
  • Jen is there to answer any questions and is always happy to chat to studio owners about EBSDN.
  • So that you can be sure it's the right fit for your studio.
  • Please call Jen  on 0423 241 774 or email admin@ebsdn.com

TROUPE RULES

  • Age is at 1st January  2021 and to make it easier for studios Everybody Sing and Dance Now  allow a maximum of 2 competitors in a group to be within 1 year older than the competing age group.
  • If a studio has entered 12 Under Jazz and you have 2 performers who turned 13 in the December before the cut off this is ok, however, if there is more than two in the group, you will need to be registered in the age group above (14/U)
  • Please contact us for clarification if required.
  • EBSDN reserves the right to join age groups if entrant quota is not met.
  • Proof of age can be requested at the event if deemed necessary by Everybody Sing and Dance Now.
  • In the case of a dispute arising in respect of the age of any performer Everybody Sing and Dance Now can request copies of a birth certificate to be produced.
  • If full time students are combined with recreational schools when performing, the following rules apply:
  • Troupes must contain no more than the following:1 – 10 performers, maximum of 2 full time students or 1 – 20+ performers - maximum of 5 full time students allowed.

TROUPE SIZES

  • Small Troupes  4 to 11 performers.
  • Large Troupes 12 and up performers.
  • EBSDN reserves the right to combine section categories and troupe sizes if there are not enough entrants.

AWARDS

  • All prizes will be announced and distributed in a special awards ceremony at the end of each AGE GROUPS session.
  • Special awards will also be presented for the following categories:
  • Highest Troupe Point Score
  • EBSDN Teachers Award
  • EBSDN Backstage Troupe Award

MUSIC UPLOADS

  • Everybody Sing and Dance Now - Use's Music Uploads
  • Time limit - is 5 minutes for Troupes.
  • Music Uploads Management -  It’s contactless, all online, and will help take out the stress of music issues that arise from time to time, Plus they offer Voice critiques and all in one storage location including the option to access the routine videos.
  • As a requirement to enter into the competition you will be required to upload your music via this service," in the given time period" no other options will be given.
  • No CDs ,USB’s will be used now as we are using this system totally contactless.
  • Music Uploads offer this service and include features that will handle our music. This is a low cost paid service, (less than the cost of a USB) and includes a full range of benefits for The Dancers, Parents, and Studio owners, and event organisers. You will be required to have a valid "music upload cloud storage" that will allow you to store your Music, Voice Critiques, and Routine Videos all in one location.
  • Plans are charged at a Minimum of 3 to 12 months starting at less than $1/month, Plus your music can be transferred to other participating competitions all over Australia without having to re upload your music each time.

  • Region Add-Ons
  • For each competition that is entered, you will need to add a region to your cloud account. 
  • This will link the Music, Critiques and Videos so they can be transferred or viewed from one to the other.
  •  The fee for this is per Family, Studio or School is $2.50, and there is no limit to siblings or students, it will just depend on your selected storage plan.

  • How it Works
  • If you have already uploaded your music to this service before, you can simply purchase the region add-on, and transfer your music over to us.
  • If you are new to this, you need to set up the cloud storage account first and confirm it is active.

  • Upload your Music into the Storage Folder in your account.
  • Transfer a copy of the songs to the Region, you can check them to make sure they are all correct. Done! No need to stress about your music now, as you now can see the music is 100% ready to go.Just Remember, It is the responsibility of the competitors to ensure that they have the correct music files uploaded to each routine. You can change your music files at any time before the cutoff dates, and this is all done within your Music Uploads  account, you have full control over this from now.

  • WHERE DO WE GET OUR 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.
  • Critiques will be uploaded either on the day or that night.
  • To access these, log into your Music Uploads account and on the main dashboard page, look to the top Left of the screen or on a mobile device click on the Menu list.
  • If the onsite video company is collaborating with Music Uploads they will deliver your videos directly into your storage account as well.

  • MUSIC UPLOAD SUPPORT
  • If you would like some support there are videos located on the support page or you can send a ticket in, and one of the team members will respond to you. DO NOT Post on Social Media , Text or Message any questions to these pages, as the support team will not see them. You must send a ticket from the support page so they can offer you some assistance.

  • *IMPORTANT NOTE FROM EBSDN* 
  • We will upload your reports, when we have a break or get time.
  • Please understand, they DO take a while to upload and it also depends on the internet signal.
  • Please….be patient and allow between - 2 to 48 hours!
  • If you would like some help, use the Support Button, Do Not Post questions on Facebook, as they will not see them there.

  • REFUNDS - PLEASE READ
  • No refunds will be granted, unless a section has been cancelled by Everybody Sing and Dance Now.
  • Everybody Sing and Dance Now, does reserve the right to change competition days or move the location due to unforeseen circumstances and catostophic events entries will not be refunded, but we will give a credit to another of our events.
  • We DO NOT provide refunds for change of mind, or clash with another competition or commitment.
  • When entering through website an invoice will be emailed to you.
  • DUE TO COVID-19 - If at any point the GOVERNMENT changes the rulings of events or they close borders, or you live in a hot spot or we as organisers live in a hot spot, or the venue move our dates.
  • There are NO REFUNDS as we will move the events online, as it is the only way forward, for everyone concerned.
  • We have successfully held online events, and I feel secure in the knowledge that it will be successful, if the GOVERNMENT changes rules, or any of the above happens!
  • EBSDN can, however combine sections due to lack of numbers.
  • If EBSDN is cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic or other catastrophic event or natural disaster or situation out of the control of EBSDN control, we will move the events online.
  • Everybody Sing and Dance Now, does reserve the right to change competition days or move the location due to unforeseen circumstances as pointed out above and entries will not be refunded, but we can give a credit to another of our events.
  • We DO NOT provide refunds for change of mind, change of mind regarding EBSDN rules, clash with another competition or commitment.
  • If you have made a mistake (e.g. double entries) or the dancer is injured (with proof) we will transfer to another of our events.
  • ALL SOLO EVENTS WILL MOVE TO ONLINE IF THE GOVERNMENT CHANGES THE RULINGS FOR EVENTS OR BECAUSE OF BORDER CLOSURES OR HOT SPOTS.

  • INDEMNITY
  • All attendees, including but not limited to, Dancers, Singers, Parents/Care Givers, Teachers, Directors, Volunteers and Patrons, indemnify and keep indemnified Everybody Sing and Dance Now ( EBSDN) and its committee members and operators on both a commercial and personal basis against all actions, suits,proceedings, claims, demands, costs, and expenses whatsoever which may be made against the registered EBSDN and or its volunteer members in carrying out the duties and requirements in terms of the event and these rules.

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