EBSDN KIAMA APRIL CLOSED

Registration is Closed

Closing Date

06 Apr, 8:30 am
The Pavilion Kiama, 2 Bong Bong St, Kiama NSW 2533, Australia

About the Event

APRIL KIAMA IS NOW CLOSED.

THANK YOU AND JULY IS OPEN. 

ENTRIES CLOSE WHEN COMPETITION IS FULL 

Age is at 1st January 2021

  • COVID-19 CONDITIONS OF ENTRY:
  • Contact tracing will apply during this event.
  • Therefore, all attendees MUST complete the required QR Code at the event. 
  • Please make sure you, or anyone accompanying you are not showing signs or symptoms of a cough, cold or flu at the time of the event as stated by  Government COVID-19 Restrictions.
  • You do not have a fever, above 37.5 degrees celsius, at the time of the event.
  • You are NOT supposed to be in isolation at the time the event commences as per current government guidelines.
  • You agree to not cover up any cough or cold, and will remove yourself or anyone accompanying you that have these symptoms.
  • You will READ AND AGREE at point of entry of your routines – THIS IS A STRICT MUST DO!
  • CONDITION OF ENTRY without agreement on your entry will not allow your entry to be processed.
  • The hosting of this event is subject to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • All of a sudden you may live in a hot spot area or the event may be cancelled or modified at any time without notice.
  • EBSDN will take all steps necessary to ensure that the event is compliant with rules and guidelines issued by the Goverment leading up to and at the time of the event.
  • If at any point the GOVERMENT changes the rulings of events, and the venue move our date.
  • We will make the move to have this event online, it is the only way forward.
  • We have successfully held online events, and I feel secure in the knowledge that it will be successful.
  • If you at the time of the event live in a hot spot area, we will transfer you to another one of our events, or we could stream you in to the live one you entered into. 
  • Due to COVID-19 occupancy rules, limits and restrictions EBSDN will not be selling spectator tickets for any 2021 events, at the door, all performer fees include - The performer and TWO GUESTS ONLY! 
  • TEACHERS we do require you to let us know if you will be attending, parents it would be a GREAT idea if you purchased your teachers a ticket. 
  • Additional spectators for solo performances will be dependent on the number of entries and tickets will be online - ONLY. 
  • As per normal solos and duos will be done in age groups!
  • We also ask that you bring your hand sanitiser, we will have hand sanitiser, but ask you bring your own as well.
  • All performers will sit in the audience with their parent or guardian.
  • Performers MUST bring a mat to warm up on.
  • Hair or makeup changes, can be made outside the venue. 
  • Performers will need to sanitise their hands when they go on and off stage.
  • Performers are also required if dancing barefeet, they sanitise their feet as well. 
  • We ALL have to adopt the ‘get in dance get out’ policy suggested by the AIS and  Aus Dance. 
  • AGE is at 1st January - 2021
  • CONTACT DETAILS
  • Email - admin@ebsdn.com
  • Phone - 0423 241 774
  • Enter Online - www.ebsdn.com

  • ENTRY FEES
  • Solos $25
  • Duo or Trio - $40
  • EBSDN CHAMPIONSHIPS - $35 (MUST HAVE 5 IN A SECTION TO MOVE FORWARD)
  • EBSDN DANCE OFF (SHINGING STARS) $35.00 
  • Mr or Miss EBSDN Title  - $35.00
  • Compulsory Solo - Duo. Performer Fee - $35.00
  • EBSDN Age Group - 5/U. 7/U. 9/U. 11/U. 13/U. 15/U. Open Age 
  • Performer fee Includes spector pass for TWO GUESTS ONLY and the performer, includes administration, electronic copy of program, additional cleaning, sanitising, staffing and venue costs associated with COVID-19 compliance requirement.
  • Any competitor who has been a regular pupil of the adjudicators within 1 year, prior to the opening date of  competition may compete for critique only.
  • Entries close when competition is FULL. Please enter as soon as you can to avoid disappointment.
  • Entries that have NOT been paid for will not be accepted until payment has been received.
  • Payment is via PayPal when entering online.
  • When entering through website an invoice will be emailed to you.
  • This is not confirmation your entry has been accepted.
  • Entry is not accepted or processed until payment is received by Everybody Sing and Dance Now.
  • Entries can only be made with our online booking system and payment can be made with PayPal. Entries cannot be submitted or paid for any other way.

  • 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.

  • TIME LIMITS
  • 5/U to 9/U  -  2 ½ minutes
  • Other Solo/Duo/Trios - 3 minutes
  • Section Definitions
  • Restricted: For performers who have not won restricted in that style but have won in the specially restricted for that style.
  • Open: For performers who have won specially restricted and restricted for that style.
  • Late Entry, Charges, Cancellations and Admittance
  • Everybody Sing and Dance Now will not accept late entries, once an entry has been received there is NO REFUND.
  • NO refunds will be issued after your entry has been received and you cannot ask for a refund for change of mind.

  • PLEASE READ REFUND SECTION ABOVE.
  • Everybody Sing and Dance Now reserve the right to refuse entry to any person.
  • On entry you give your consent for Everybody Sing and Dance Now to use and retain the name and image of your child for the purposes of public relations, media and promotion in print or through the EBSDN Facebook page and website.
  • This consent would remain in place for 3 years.
  • Entries must be received by the closing date.
  • You cannot make changes once program has been finalised.
  • Everybody Sing and Dance Now reserves the right to combine low section numbers.

  • UPLOADING TO MUSIC UPLOADS
  • Everybody Sing and Dance Now - Use's Music Uploads
  • 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.

  • 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 , they will not see them there.

  • WHAT IS EBSDN SHINING STARS AND HOW DO WE ENTER?
  • You will need to register upon entering.
  • Shining Stars is made for your performer to perform again for two new adjudicators.
  •  This is held like a show, they compete with others in their age group and perform their heart out!
  • We have two judges and their combined scores give us the winner and runner up. 
  • We run this section on the last day of the competition in a show atmosphere.
  • One Winner and One Runner Up! 

  • EVERYBODY SING AND DANCE NOW CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • To qualify for EBSDN Championships you must be registered.
  • Performers need to have a minimum of 3 Solos registered to compete for the overall Championship. 
  • Performers are not required to perform again for the Championship Section.
  • They will be awarded on a point based system with their highest scoring solo their Championship Routine, out of those who are registered in Championships.
  • If more than one competitor has the top score, their second highest score is then considered and if that is the same, they will perform again and the adjudicator and Jenny will adjudicate this separately, combine their scores and then we have the winner.

  • EBSDN CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS 
  •  The top 7 highest point scores will go through to EBSDN Champion of Champions Showdown and Battle it out for the TOP SPOT in their respective age groups at our Grand Finals in Wollongong! 
  • Yes there is a cost to enter - $50.00 which must be paid at the venue, by card only, when you know if your performer qualifies at the relivant competition. 
  • The Champion of Champions performers will perform their highest scoring routine that they performed in their section with at the relivant competition at our Grand Finals in Wollongong 
  •  This is a seperate ticketed event and you will be required to purchase a performer ticket 

  • CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS - AGE GROUPS 
  • Petites - 5/U to 7/U 
  • Pre Junior - 9/U 
  • Junior - 11/U 
  • Intermediate - 13/U 
  • Pre Senior - 15/U 
  • Seniors 
  • Winners will receive $150.00 credit each to enter into our April or July Competition in Kiama. 
  • QLD Winners will receive $150.00 credit to enter into our September Maleny Competition. 
  • Plus they will win a CROWN. SASH. TROPHY and qualify for Showcase Australian Dance Championships, to be held January 2022 on the Gold Coast and be part of Team EBSDN! 

  • CHOREOGRAPHY ​OWNERSHIP.
  • Parents, Dancers and Teachers/Choreographers - Please be aware of what routines are being performed.
  • If a student has left a dance studio please ensure you have permission from past choreographers/teachers to be able to continue to perform routines who's ownership may be in question at any competition.
  • Please understand that disputes in regards to this must be mediated and handled with class on not on the social media platform, or the event itself by the parties involved.
  • Failure to do so we will see disqualification for all parties involved.
  • If on social media Everybody Sing and Dance Now is named for allowing a routine to go on stage EBSDN.
  • We will not get involved in this, we simply ask that you do the right thing.

  • PROPS
  • No props unless they can be handled by the dancers (troupes and soloists) with no volunteer or adult help allowed to prevent contact and transference issues. 
  • Special permission may be sought if absolutely necessary and safety procedures implemented.
  • Props cannot be stored backstage or anywhere on site as this takes up square meterage limiting the amount of dancers allowed even further! 
  • Please ensure you are regularly cleaning your space with disinfectant. 
  • Ensure all items are clean and the change room is left in order and disinfected at the end of your age groups and upon vacating.

  • GENRES DANCE
  • Jazz - A routine that utilises jazz technique.
  • Tap - A routine utilising tap technique.
  • Hip Hop - A routine that consists of street styles of dance.
  • Song and Dance - A routine that combines singing and dancing.
  • Broadway Jazz / Musical Theatre  - A routine that consists Fosse’s work, which is exemplified by shows such as Chicago, Cabaret and Sweet Charity.
  • Modern/Lyrical - A routine that Is a fusion of ballet, jazz and contemporary dance techniques.
  • Lyrical dance is performed to music with lyrics that inspire the choreography and that are used to express strong emotions or cover a clear theme.
  • Contemporary - A routine utilising a contemporary style of movement, which may be abstract or fluid.
  • Non-traditional lines and shapes can be used, and choreography may incorporate a story line, theme or mood​
  • Classical Ballet - A routine that consists of classical steps and ballet technique.
  • Demi Character - 
  • Own Choice - This is for a routine we do not have a section for, or a second routine. 

  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION
  • By entering Everybody Sing and Dance Now you agree to abide by the rules and regulations as outlined in our Syllabus.
  • Everybody Sing and Dance Now public liability does not comprehensively cover injury to performers therefore individuals and studios must ensure that they are adequately covered whilst performing or otherwise enter at their own risk.
  • By entering Everybody Sing and Dance Now, you give consent  to use and retain the name and image of your child for the purposes of public relations, media and promotion in print or through our social media and website. This consent would remain in place for 3 years unless you advise otherwise.
  • Rules and Regulations pertaining to each section are outlined in this Syllabus and will not be repeated in the program.
  • Changes to some rules may occur from year to year, therefore it is imperative that all instructions are read carefully. Disqualification may follow if rules are not observed.
  • Time limits stated are maximum allowed.
  • Cameras are not permitted and mobile phones must be switched off at all times in dressing rooms and backstage areas.
  • Competitors must change in dressing rooms and public areas are not be utilised as change rooms.
  • No food or drink permitted in dressing rooms apart from bottled water.
  • Absolutely no rehearsing in corridors, passageways or side stage.
  • Bullying - Everybody Sing and Dance Now, does not tolerate bullying, including inappropriate comments or actions. This will NOT be tolerated at ANY - Everybody Sing and Dance Now event and will result in instant disqualification, upon investigation.
  • Repeats - Performers in Open Sections from 9yrs and over cannot repeat their dance after forgetting it, they will be judged on what they have performed. 
  • They will not be eligible for a place. 
  • Repeats will be allowable for younger age groups at the discretion of the adjudicator.
  • Repeats in restricted sections 9/under after breakdown, will be able to repeat their performance for the adjudicator and marked on such an attempt.

  • FIRST AID BE SAFE BE PREPARED!
  • Not all venues have the facilities for ice-packs.
  • Each Studio and Soloist MUST provide their own first aid person, ice, and first aid kit for TROUPES!
  • Everybody Sing and Dance Now volunteers and staff are not responsible for providing any first aid equipment or ice/heat products.

  • DISCLAIMER
  • Photographs/recordings of participants by any of the Everybody Sing and Dance Now  staff, contractors, or members of the press become the property of Everybody Sing and Dance Now and may be used for future publicity.
  • The use of photos and videos for marketing purposes is granted to Everybody Sing and Dance Now upon receipt of a paid entry. This consent would remain in place for 4 years.
  • Everybody Sing and Dance Now and its organizers are not responsible for any injuries incurred and your registration and participation mean implied consent. {Please read safety and injury}
  • Third party photos are strictly prohibited, Everybody Sing and Dance Now reserves the right to control and mandate all venue images, the sale of any photos for profit from a Everybody Sing and Dance Now competition by any third party vendor, studio or patron is strictly prohibited.
  • Everybody Sing and Dance Now reserves the right to change competition days or move location due to unforeseen circumstances and entries will not be refunded.
  • Everybody Sing and Dance Now does not accept late entries, also once entry has been received there is NO REFUND.
  • We DO NOT provide refunds for change of mind, clash with another competition, other commitment or if you have made a mistake e.g. double entries.
  • If an event is cancelled - your performer will be transfered to another event if for some reason, they can not make that