JANUARY 2022

JANUARY 2022

Closing Date

01 Jan, 8:00 am
The Pavillion, Kiama, 2 Bong Bong St, Kiama NSW 2533, Australia

About the Event

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  • ENTRIES CLOSE WHEN FULL 
  • Age is at 1st January 2022

  • JANUARY DO YOU WANT TO RUN A NEW DANCE WITH NEW MUSIC BEFORE NATIONALS?
  • In January we will allow music to be given at the event on USB for this section ONLY!
  • It will be $35 per routine and one USB per song and only the two dancers are allowed.
  • NO CHANGES can be made to the music you have already uploaded to Music Uploads, as they are locked and loaded.
  • This is primaly for those who have a new routine to run before Nationals.
  • You will be given written critiques for these routines. 
  • This section will be held on the last day of competition. 

  • 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!

  • GENRES DANCE
  • Jazz. Hip Hop.
  • Fast Tap. Slow Tap. Waltz Tap.
  • Broadway Jazz / Musical Theatre. Song and Dance.
  • Modern/Lyrical. Contempoary. 
  • Classical Ballet. Demi Character.
  • Open Choice - This is for a routine we do not have a section for, or a second routine.

  • EBSDN DANCE TIME LIMITS
  • Pre Junior and Under -  2 ½ minutes
  • Junior and Over - 3 minutes!
  • Song and Dance All Ages - 3 minutes
  • Duos and Trios - 3 minutes

  • GENRES SINGING
  • Musical Theatre. Disney. Song From A Movie. 
  • Ballad. Up- Tempo
  • Own Choice - This is for a routine we do not have a section for, or a second routine.

  • EBSDN SINGING TIME LIMITS
  •  Pre Junior and Under- 3 minutes
  • Junior and Over - 3.5 minutes!
  • Song and Dance All Ages - 3 minutes
  • Duos and Trios - 3.5 minutes

  • EBSDN TITLE SECTIONS 
  • Title Sections are judged on technique, choreography, musicality, costume, execution, and difficulty.
  • Title performances will go off of performance score alone, so BRING your BEST performance, FORWARD!!!
  • Title sections are held on last day of competition and we have two adjudicators for Titles. 
  • There are NO critiques - ONLY SCORES! 

  • 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 genre. 
  • ELITE: For Performers who have won in the last year in that genre. 
  • MY FIRST SOLO: This is for Performers who are performing their very first SOLO.

  • EBSDN Age Groups
  • Tiny Tots - 4/U
  • Petites - 5yrs to 6yrs
  • Pre Junior - 7yrs to 8yrs
  • Junior - 9yrs to 10yrs
  • Pre Teen - 11yrs to 12yrs
  • Teen - 13yrs to 14yrs
  • Pre Senior - 15yrs to 16yrs
  • Senior - 17yrs and Over

  • 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.
  •  You cannot ask for a refund for change of mind, not performing any longer, clash with another competition or occasion. 
  • There is a fee to transfer to another EBSDN competition $5.00 per routine.
  • PLEASE READ OUR REFUND SECTION BELOW

  • ENTRY FEES NSW
  • Solos $25.00
  • Duo or Trio - $40.00
  • Improvisations - $20.00
  • National Routine on USB - $35.00
  • Title Sections $45.00 
  • Champion of Champions -  Dancer of the Year (DOTY)  Qualifer $50.00 Paid At The Venue.
  • Compulsory Solo/Duo/Trio Performer Registration Fee - $35.00 includes entry for the performer and ONE guest, ONLY.
  • Performer fee, regardless of entering duo or trio Includes spector pass for ONE GUEST ONLY.
  • The performer fee, includes administration, electronic copy of program, additional cleaning, sanitising, staffing and venue costs associated with COVID-19 compliance requirement.
  • PLEASE NOTE IF YOU ARE PERFORMING IN TROUPES. IT IS TOTALLY SEPERATE FROM SOLO/DUO/TRIO. 
  • EBSDN Singing Title - $45.00 Most Outstanding Singer (REPEAT ALLOWED)
  • Mr or Miss EBSDN Title - $45.00 Most entertaining routine. ( REPEAT ALLOWED) 
  • EBSDN Student Choreography Title - $45.00 choreographed in its entirety by the student. (REPEAT ALLOWED) 
  •  EBSDN Contemporary/ Lyrical Title - $45.00 THIS is all about CONNECTION!!! ( REPEAT ALLOWED) 
  • EBSDN DUO/TRIO TITLE - $45.00 
  • EBSDN Age Groups - 5/U. 7/U. 9/U. 11/U. 13/U. 15/U. Open Age
  • Title Section Age Groups - PETITE. PRE JUNIOR. JUNIOR. PRE TEEN. TEEN. SENIOR. 
  • 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.

  • EBSDN TITLE AGE GROUPS
  • Petite 
  • Pre Junior 
  • Junior 
  • Pre Teen  
  • Teen  
  • Senior 
  • They win a CROWN. SASH. TROPHY and $100 EBSDN Dollars. 
  •  Champion of Champions is the way to qualify for Dancer of the Year ( DOTY) at Showcase Australian Dance Championships, to be held January 2023 on the Gold Coast and be part of Team EBSDN!
  • To be in Champion of Champions, they are announced in our TOP 7 and will be required to perform again, in our EBSDN Titles Section held on last day of competition. Title sections are held in show format and will require tickets to be purchased - $15.00 and we do have two adjudicators for EBSDN Finals Circle. 

  • EBSDN SINGING  TITLE
  • It's all about bringing it to this section for singers!
  • It is about stepping about up and giving it your all!! 
  • To be able to enter this section, the performer must of performed in 2 sections.
  • EBSDN Singing Title will be judged on:
  • Technique 20
  • Microphone Skill 10
  • Performance  10
  • Costume 10
  • Audience Factor 10
  • First Foot On Stage 5
  • OVERALL 35
  • Total = 100

  • EBSDN RESTRICTED SHINING STARS  TITLE
  • It's all about bringing it to this section for our restricted performers!
  • This is a repeat of YOUR performers best performance that they felt confident in!!! 
  • To be able to enter this section, the performer must of performed in 3 sections.
  • Restricted Shining Stars will be judged on:
  • Technique 20
  • Choreography 10
  • Personality and Stage Presence  10
  • Costume 10
  • Audience Factor 10
  • First Foot On Stage 5
  • OVERALL 35
  • Total = 100

  • MR AND MISS EBSDN ENTERTAINMENT TITLE
  • It's all about Entertainment and WHAT you bring in our MR and MISS EBSDN section.
  • To be able to enter this section, the performer must of danced in 3 sections.
  • Entertainment is what matters the most!
  • Entertainment can be, not hearing a pin drop in a Lyrical or Contemporary!
  • The roar of the crowd with a Tap, Jazz, Broadway Jazz, Hip Hop, Song and Dance.
  • Mr and Miss EBSDN will be judged on:
  • Technique 20
  • Choreography 20
  • Entertainment 20
  • Stage Presence 10
  • Costume 10
  • First Foot On Stage 10
  • Audience Factor 10
  • Total = 100

  • EBSDN LYRICAL/CONTEMPOARY TITLE
  • If you would like your performer to enter EBSDN Contemporary/ Lyrical Title you must tick this section on entry.
  • It's all about CONNECTION the connection between you, the adjudicators and the audience.
  • Its about not hearing a pin drop when you are performing!
  • To be able to enter this section, the performer must of danced in lyrical and contemporary sections.
  • EBSDN Contemporary/Lyrical Title will be judged on:
  • Technique 25
  • Choreography 20
  • Entertainment 20
  • Stage Presence 10
  • Costume 10
  • First Foot On Stage 5
  • Audience Factor 10
  • Total = 100​
  • We will have 1 Winner Only in each age group. 

  • EBSDN STUDENT CHOREOGRAPHY  TITLE
  • If you would like your performer to enter EBSDN Student Choreography Title you must tick this section on entry.
  • This TITLE must be totally choreographed in its entirety by the student.
  • You must enter Student Choreograpy section and 1 other section to able to compete in this title.
  • Junior EBSDN Student Choreography Title - 9 Under
  • Pre Teen EBSDN Champion of Champion 12 Under
  • Teen EBSDN Champion of Champion 15 Under
  • Senior Championship – 16 Over
  • ONE WINNER IN EACH SECTION ONLY!

  • EBSDN DUO/TRIO  TITLE
  • If you would like your performer to enter EBSDN Duo or Trio Title you must tick this section on entry.
  • It's all about CONNECTION the connection between you, your partner and your connection to the audience and the adjudicators.
  • Each adjudicator  will use a 100 point scale and will be based on - Connection Between Performers, Technique, Difficulty, Execution, Choreography and Overall Effect. Plus how the enter and exit the stage!
  • ONE WINNER IN EACH SECTION ONLY!

  • EBSDN CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS GRAND TITLE
  • 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 on our last day of competion at each event. 
  • 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 winner and two runner ups, get to enter Dancer of the Year at Showcase in 2023.
  • This is a seperate ticketed event and you will be required to purchase a spectator ticket on the day. 
  • One Winner and Two Runner Ups. 
  • This section qualifies you to perform in Dancer of the Year (DOTY) at Showcase. 

  • REFUNDS - PLEASE READ
  • Please note, EBSDN (Everybody Sing and Dance Now) competitions are prepared months in advance. 
  • We pay out for all prizes, venue deposits, insurances, staff, staff travel and accommodation, flooring, adjudicators, their travel and accommodation etc etc.
  • Your entries into our competitions, which you enter months or weeks before we run are what we use to pay for all the outgoings.
  • 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.
  •  EBSDN will move do one of two things. 
  • A: The competition will become an online competition whereby each performer or troupe will upload a video to Music Uploads. 
  • Each performance will be judged online with voice critiques and the same prizes we would have at a live competition, will be mailed to each performer or studio.
  •   B: With the venues help we will reschedule the competition to future date.
  • We have successfully held online events and have rescheduled competitions. 
  • I do feel secure in the knowledge that it will be successful.
  • If EBSDN moves online, we will ask you to upload your videos to Music Uploads and our adjudicators will still be able to give you voice critiques and you will be able to view the competition.
  • EBSDN (Everybody Sing and Dance Now), does reserve the right to change competition days or move the location due to unforeseen circumstances and entries will not be refunded, but we will give a credit to another of our competitions.
  • Performers are not entitled to any refund of fee or transfer of fees in case of nonappearance in any section or if you or your performer chooses, they do not want to perform anymore.
  • We DO NOT provide refunds for change of mind, change of mind regarding EBSDN rules, clash with another competition or commitment or the performer decides they do not want to partake in competitions, anymore.
  • If you have made a mistake (e.g., double entries) or the performer is injured (with proof) we will transfer to another one of our competitions. 

  • 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.

  • PLEASE READ REFUND SECTION.
  • 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.

  • Uploading Music Short Version
  • NOTE: Some mobile phones may be incompatible, please use a computer if needed. Music Uploads website - www.musicuploads.com.au
  • Step 1: Add New Region
  • Step 2: Upload Music to Storage Folder
  • Step 3: Transfer Music to Competition
  • Step 4: Check Your Music
  • 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
  • www.musicuploads.com.au

  • 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