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Rules

  • Age of dancer is taken as of 1st April 2024


  • A novice dancer is a dancer who has not gained 83 marks in the subject they entered for, 10 years and under 


  • 84 Marks 14 years and Under 


  • 85 Marks 15 years and over 


  • No re dance of any sections, except for technical reasons which the organisers will decide.


  • All dancers must arrive at least 1 hour before their section is due to start; Hair and Makeup to be done at Home if Possible.


  •  organisers have the right to continue running the festival up to an hour early.


  • Adjudicator’s decision is final and will not be open for discussion.


  • If a dancer runs over their time limit in any section the music will be stopped within 5 seconds.


  • Music is to be supplied sent via email to

    ashdancefestival@yahoo.com

     by 1st August 2024 If the file is too big to attach please use we transfer. Please name the track with the dancers full name/age group/category


  • Dancers must be in the backstage holding area 2 sections before their section, this is the teacher’s responsibility,


  • Acrobatic tricks are not to be used heavily throughout a dance routine unless the dancer has entered the ‘free’ subject section and is performing an acro style dance.


  • All dancers must use the changing areas provided.


  • Ash Dance Festival will not hold itself responsible for any injury sustained by any performer or member of the public whilst on the competition premises. Teachers should have a first aider and kit with them.


  • Ash Dance Festival will not accept any responsibility for property left or damaged at the venue.


  • Supporting of other schools is essential.


  • ENTRIES AND BALANCE DEADLINE WHEN WE HAVE REA


  • Overall awards will be presented at the end of all events on the day.


  • If your students/parents have any queries on the day of the event, please ensure the teacher approaches One of our Volunteers'


  • Organisers reserve the right to combine sections should they need to.


  • Every Spectator will require a wristband. These are available to purchase on the door  


  • Free Entry for two Teachers per school.


TIME LIMITS 

SOLOS 10 AND UNDER  1 MIN 40 

SOLOS 14 AND UNDER  2 MIN 30 

SOLOS 15 YEARS + 2 MIN 30 

DUETS 2 MIN 40

TRIO QUARTETS 2 MIN 40

GROUPS 4 MINS 

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