EBSDN TERMS AND CONDITIONS
TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR EVERYBODY SING AND DANCE NOW ( EBSDN)
By entering the competition, you agree that we are to provide an event that is a competition.
Our main goal is to always have a safe platform for young performers to perform on.
Entry into EBSDN is subject to you agreeing to EBSDN Terms and Conditions.
AS WE ARE LIVING IN COVID -19 TIMES.
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 the relevant Government COVID-19 Restrictions, or if you have a fever, above 37.5 degrees Celsius, at the time of the competition.
If you are supposed to be in isolation at the time the competition commences as per current government guidelines, you are not allowed to attend EBSDN.
You agree to follow the directions of the COVID-19 Plan and Rules provided at all times when in attendance of EBSDN. You must remove yourself or anyone accompanying you that has the above symptoms. PLEASE READ AND AGREE at the 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 competition is subject to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Understand that an EBSDN LIVE event may be suspended or modified at any time without notice.
EBSDN will take all steps necessary to ensure that the competition is compliant with rules and guidelines issued by The Government leading up to and at the time of the event.
Its a condition of entry that you fully agree to all these terms listed when you register and take part in the competition.
Dates and Venues and Changes to the competition.
All of our dates and venues will be published on our website www.ebsdn.com and are very clear. EBSDN reserves the right to add or delete competition days or move competition locations, move to online videos submission that are due to unforeseen circumstances out of our control and entries will not be refunded when alternative options are put in place and we can replace the service. In the event of a natural disaster or a venue is no longer able to be used, EBSDN reserves the right to transfer the dates of the event or cancel, and alternate arrangements will be offered and assessed by our committee and Jenny Jones.
Everybody Sing and Dance Now has a 100% cancellation fee if you decide not to attend and withdraw. No refund or transfers will be given when you are a no show or withdraw, you agree to this when you register for the event and will not make a claim for a refund under these terms and conditions if the event is still going ahead and you withdraw for whatever reason including medical, injury, COVID19.
Entries will only be accepted online and when paid in full via Jot form.
Entries will not be taken over the phone.
Entries are taken on a first come first-served basis.
EBSDN competitions WILL sell out.
Closing dates are only a guide as we will sell out before the closing date.
Some events will charge a spectator door entry for solo and troupe sessions where necessary.
PAYMENTS AND ENTRY FEES
Registrations are made online and can be paid by credit card through Square.
Once a registration is received it will be processed and confirmed and then fees are non refundable under a 100% cancellation fee/ no show policy- Including not being able to attend due to COVID19 related circumstances, which also includes contracting COVID19 and you 'can't' attend the event. This forms part of the agreement. Once paid your entry fees are then absorbed and accounted towards office expenses, administration, venue deposits, travel, accommodation, staff wages, plus the actual event running costs.
If you wish to transfer to another event, this is possible but a $50 per performer transfer fee will be charged and only if the transfer to competition is NOT FULL.
You cannot transfer to another competition if you are cancelling from a competition that the program has already been announced, released and music is being asked to be uploaded.
Entries paid via a studio cannot be transferred or refunded if you change studios and EBSDN staff will not get involved. You agree, we are unable to offer a credit/transfer if you withdraw or simply don’t turn up to the Competition.
By registering for the competition and ticking the box at check out, you are agreeing that you have read and agreed to all the rules, terms and conditions relating to payment of fees/registrations and will fully comply and not contest.
If the event is going ahead even with a date change due to COVID lockdowns, the above terms are all in effect and binding as a protection to everyone.
We cannot transfer or refund entries to another event if you are not able to attend as all entries registered for your event have been absorbed to the running costs.
All attendees agree when taking part and registering for EBSDN (competitions), including but not limited to, Dancers, Singers, Parents/Care Givers, Teachers, Directors, Volunteers and Patrons, indemnify and keep indemnified Everybody Sing and Dance Now 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 Everybody Sing and dance now Directors/staff and or its volunteer members in carrying out the duties and requirements in terms of the event and these rules. Not limited to loss of property or personal injury to those who attend the competitions. This is for the protection of everybody to feel confident in being part of Everybody Sing and Dance Now.
If at any point the GOVERNMENT changes the rulings of events, closes the border.
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 venue's help we will reschedule the competition to a future date.
Please understand that EBSDN is prepared and determined to run every event as planned in 2023. The competitions that have opened for 2023 are all locked in, staffed and ready to go forward. The only thing that will stop EBSDN is if the State Government restricts us.
It is possible that we may be able to postpone certain competitions, with the venue's help.
EBSDN has successfully held online events, and we have successfully moved EBSDN to future dates and I feel secure in the knowledge that it will be successful. Due to COVID-19 occupancy rules, limits, and restrictions. EBSDN has the right to amend the program at any time and combine sections. EBSDN retains the right to change any of these terms and conditions in regards to our Covid-19 safety plan in line with the current State or Federal Government guidelines at the time of competition.
You are your own competition.........