COMPETITION EVENT GUIDELINES

 

Under 16 Division

 

  • Solo Events are single person events (i.e. no partner)

  • All choreography is restricted syllabus in all three styles  as per DanceSport Australia rules

  • Dress restrictions apply as per DanceSport Australia rules

  • Competitors in the Best Boy/Girl events cannot be partnered by a Teacher, Coach or Professional

 

Amateur Division

 

  • Masters 1 may dance in the Adult grade

  • Masters 2 may dance in Masters 1

  • Masters 3 may dance in Masters 2

  • C Grade may dance up to B Grade

  • Open Events may be danced by A/B/C Grade couples

 

Recreational Division

 

  • Open only to Recreational competitors registered with DanceSport Australia

  • Competitors in the man/Lady events cannot be partnered by a Teacher, Coach or Professional

  • All choreography is restricted syllabus in all three styles  as per DanceSport Australia rules

  • Dress restrictions apply as per DanceSport Australia rules

 

Professional & Student

 

  • Any registered Professional competitor with any registered Amateur or Recreational competitor

  • Both the Professional and the Student will be judged together as a couple

 

Teacher & Student

 

  • Any registered Coach with any registered Amateur or Recreational competitor

 

General

 

  • All dancers wishing to compete as a 'Teacher' must hold at least an Assistant DanceSport Instructor accreditation in any of the three styles

  • To assist in programming Individual and Teacher & Recreational events will be run at the same time, therefore competitors must select one or the other

  • All Recreational and Teacher/Student events will be run at Competition Status

  • Under 21 may dance Adult OPEN events but not Adult Graded events

  • All Ability events are for individuals who may experience any difficulties such as physical, emotional, behavioural or learning disability or impairment that causes a person to require additional or specialised service or accommodations​​