IAC General Information

Venue & Dates

MAY 1st, 2nd, 15th, 16th

Toongabbie Christian College, Metella Rd, Toongabbie

Solos, Duos, Trios, Troupes, Battle To The Beats

 

AUGUST 22nd, 29th

Penrith Valley Regional Sports Stadium – Herbert St, Cambridge Park

Troupes, Educational School Troupes

 

OCTOBER 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th 

Toongabbie Christian College, Metella Rd, Toongabbie

Solos, Duos, Trios, IAC SHOWCASE

Adjudicators

MAY – Jess Orcsik

AUGUST  – TBC

OCTOBER – TBC

Entries Open

Entries open for May at end of January 2021

Entries open for August & October at end of February 2021

Stay tuned for announcement via FB and Instagram

Entries Close

May Event – Friday 2nd April 2021 (earlier if needed)

August Event – Friday 30th July 2021 (earlier if needed)

October Event – Friday 3rd September 2021 (earlier if needed)

Age Rule

Solos – Age as of 1st day of competition (May, August)

Duos / Trios / Troupes – Age as of  1st January 2021

TROUPES – All dancers must be under the age as of 1st Jan 2021. In a TROUPE you may have ONLY 2 dancers in 1 (one)  age bracket above

Entry Fees

Solos – $18 each

Duos / Trios  – $13 per competitor

Troupes – $25 each troupe

Showcase – $23 each

Battle to the Beats – $12 / genre

Compulsory Program & Admin Fee

$5 per entry. This will be automatically be added to your invoice.

Original programs will be emailed 2-3 weeks before commencement of 2021 INSPIRE ARTS CHALLENGE Events

Updated copies will be placed on website www.inspireartschallenge.com.au and notifications through email, FB and Instagram

Door Entry

Adults (15yrs +)                    $15 / session |  $25 / day (2-3 sessions)

Conc / Child (5-14yrs)          $10 / session  |  $15 / day (2-3 sessions)

Non School Age (0-4yrs)      FREE

TEACHER ENTRY – Each studio is permitted  2 teachers FREE ENTRY per session (morning, afternoon, evening). Studio Directors / Teachers will need to inform IAC via studio email of who will be attending so names will be at the door. Appropriate ID may be needed. Teachers will be given a lanyard on arrival.

Music Uploads & Voice Critiques

Music Uploads Management (www.musicuploads.com.au)  is coming to us, we will now be using this service for our competitions. 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 uploads cloud storage” this 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.  For different plans please refer to https://www.musicuploads.com.au/musicuploads/pricing

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.

PLEASE NOTE: there will be videos on the website to show you how to set up your account and upload and transfer music

RULES & CONDITIONS

Solos – Age as of 1st day of competition (May or August Events)

Duos / Trios / Troupes – Age as of  1st January 2021

All dancers under the age as of 1st Jan 2021. In a TROUPE you may have ONLY 2 dancers in 1 age bracket above.

Please note Proof of ID (birth certificate) may be requested if there is a query / protest

CLOSING DATE

May Event – Friday 2nd April 2021 (earlier if needed)

August Event – Friday 30th July 2021 (earlier if needed)

October Event – Friday 3rd September 2021 (earlier if needed)

Entries may close early dependant on entries. Notification of early close will be made on Inspire Dance & Fitness Facebook page and Instagram along with other Facebook Competition pages.

LATE ENTRIES

Late Entries may (not guaranteed) be accepted and will incur an extra $10 flat rate. Late Entries may be required to dance first. Notification will be made through email and social media if some space available

ALL ENTRIES TO BE MADE

Online – www.inspireartschallenge.com.au

Secure Payments online via PayPal & CreditCard Options

Entries for May event will go online end of January 2021 –

stay tuned to FB & Insta

 

INSPIRE Arts Challenge respects the privacy of all our users and we are committed to safeguarding the personal information which you provide us. To protect your privacy, we only collect information necessary to process your registration and purchases.

After you complete your online registration, you will receive an email confirmation from us containing your order details. We are not responsible for incorrect entries. Once entries have been accepted, no refunds will be given unless the section is cancelled.

MEDIA RELEASE 

When you enter INSPIRE Arts Challenge you give consent for INSPIRE Dance & Fitness / INSPIRE Arts Challenge and affiliated IAC Supporters to use and retain the name & image of your child for the purposes of public relations, media & promotion in print or through the INSPIRE Dance & Fitness / INSPIRE Arts Challenge Facebook, Instagram page & website. This consent would remain in place for 5 years unless you advise otherwise. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this please do not hesitate to contact peta@inspiredancefitness.com.au

 

COVID SAFE REQUIREMENTS

Inspire Arts Challenge will be hosting a COVID Safe Event and will be following all necessary protocols handed down by the government at the time of the event and also the venue requirements. Constant Updates will be made on socials therefore it is a MUST that you are following https://www.facebook.com/InspireDanceFitness and/or https://www.instagram.com/inspiredancefitness/

To enter any IAC events you must follow PROTOCOLS that are handed down, the following are included but not limited to:

  • Registering entry at the front desk
  • Follow directions from venue staff and IAC staff
    • Regularly using hand sanitiser that will be provided around the venue and own personal products
    • Wearing of face mask (if a government / venue mandate at the time)
    • Social distancing, according to government guidelines, no standing around and gathering at anytime
    • Not attending if you are showing symptoms, or been listed in a hot spot in the last 14 days or in contact with a COVID19 person
    • You may be asked to arrive in your 1st costume and leave in your last (TBC depending on current guidelines)
    • There may be no hair or make-up changes (TBC depending on current guidelines)
    • There may be a NO PROPS rule – only hand held props to be used (TBC depending on current guidelines)
    • Try to avoid being in the building if you are not required – once you have completed your day we ask that you say goodbye and enjoy the rest of your day

An inability to follow CoVid Safe protocols and guidelines set out by the government, venue and INSPIRE Dance & Fitness may lead to disqualification and/or request to leave the venue. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping everyone safe and healthy.

PLEASE NOTE CONSTANT UPDATES WILL BE MADE ACCORDING TO GOVERNMENT & VENUE POLICIES AT THE TIME.  BY ENTERING 2021 IAC YOU AGREE TO FOLLOW SET COVID POLICIES.

SECTIONS ON OFFER FOR MAY EVENT

OUR MAY EVENT IS A CONDENSED COMPETITION SO THINGS MAY LOOK A LITTLE DIFFERENT SO PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. WE ONLY HAVE RESTRICTED & OPEN & WILL HAVE LIMITED GENRES TO ENSURE WE CAN OFFER AS MANY DANCERS A CHANCE TO DANCE.

Solo Sections (May 2021)

Solos - Babies 3&4 yearsSolos - 6 and underSolos - 8/U and 10/U Solos - 12/U, 14/U and 15+
Ballet/Lyrical/Contemporary (R/O)Jazz/Hip Hop (R/O)Jazz (R/O)Jazz (R/O)
Jazz / Hip Hop (R/O)Lyrical / Contemporary (R/ O)Hip Hop (R/O)Hip Hop (R/O)
Battle to the Beats Improvisation Event - Jazz.Hip Hop, LyricalLyrical (R/O)Lyrical (R/O)
Contemporary (R/O)Contemporary (R/O)
Battle to the Beats Improvisation Event - Jazz.Hip Hop, LyricalStudent Choreography
Battle to the Beats Improvisation Event - Jazz.Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary

Duos/Trios and Troupe Sections (May 2021)

Duos/TriosTroupes
Commercial Duo / Trio
Jazz, HipHop, Tap
Ballet
(Babies,6,8,10,12,14,15+)

Technical Duo / Trio Ballet, Lyrical, ContemporaryLyrical
(Babies & 6 – Lyr/Cont,
8,10,12,14,15+)

Mixed Age Duo / Trio (min 4 years between competitors ages)
Any Style
Contemporary
(8,10,12,14,15+)

Jazz
(Babies,6,8,10,12,14,15+)
JFH/HipHop
(6,8,10,12,14,15+)
Tap
(Babies,6,8,10,12,14,15+)
Entertainment / Variety / Musical Theatre
(8, 10,12,14,15+)
Can include Demi, Song & Dance, Cheer, Pom, Cultural, Ballroom, Circus, Acro, Any other dance styles

SECTIONS ON OFFER FOR AUGUST EVENT

OUR AUGUST EVENT IS TROUPES & EDUCATIONAL SCHOOLS

Troupe / Schools Sections (August 2021)

Troupes (Small 4-10 & Large 11+Schools
Ballet
(Babies,6,8,10,12,14,15+)
Primary K-2
Any style
Lyrical
(Babies & 6 – Lyr/Cont,
8,10,12,14,15+)

Primary 3-6
Jazz/HipHop
Lyrical/Contemporary
Contemporary
(8,10,12,14,15+)
Secondary 7-12
Jazz/HipHop
Lyrical/Contemporary
Jazz
(Babies,6,8,10,12,14,15+)
JFH/HipHop
(6,8,10,12,14,15+
Tap
(Babies,6,8,10,12,14,15+)
Musical Theatre
(8, 10,12,14,15+)
Variety
(8,10,12,14,15+)
Can include Demi, Song & Dance, Cheer, Pom, Cultural, Ballroom, Circus, Acro, Any other dance styles

SECTIONS ON OFFER FOR OCTOBER EVENT

OUR OCTOBER EVENT IS SOLOS, DUOS, TRIOS, VOCAL & IAC SHOWCASE

SR / R / O AND ALL GENRES

Solo / Duo / Trios Sections (October 2021)

Solos - Babies 3&4 yearsSolos - 6 and underSolos - 8 and underSolos - 10 and underSolos - 12/U, 14/U and 15+Duos/Trios
Ballet/Lyrical/Contemporary (R/O)Ballet (R/O)Ballet (SR/R/O)Ballet (SR/R/O)Ballet (SR/R/O)Commercial Duo / Trio
Jazz, HipHop, Tap
Jazz / Hip Hop (R/O)Jazz/Hip Hop (R/O)Jazz (SR/R/O)Jazz (SR/R/O)Jazz (SR/R/O)Technical Duo / Trio Ballet, Lyrical, Contemporary
Lyrical / Contemporary (R/ O)JFH/Hip Hop (SR/R/O)JFH/Hip Hop (SR/R/O)JFH/Hip Hop (SR/R/O)Mixed Age Duo / Trio (min 4 years between competitors ages)
Any Style
Tap - Any (R/O)Tap Slow/Waltz (SR/R/O)Tap Slow/Waltz (SR/R/O)Tap Slow/Waltz (SR/R/O)Vocal Only
Variety
Can include Demi Character, Song&Dance, Musical Theare, Cultural, Ballroom, Acro, any other dance styles
Tap - Straight/Fast (SR/R/O)Tap - Straight/Fast (SR/R/O)Tap - Straight/Fast (SR/R/O)
Jnr IAC Showcase (5-9 years) (O)Lyrical (SR/R/O)Lyrical (SR/R/O)Lyrical (SR/R/O)
Battle to the Beats
Battle to the Beats
Improvisation (run on troupe weekend) Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical
Contemporary (SR/R/O)Contemporary (SR/R/O)Contemporary (SR/R/O)
Song & Dance (SR/R/O)Song & Dance (SR/R/O)Song & Dance (SR/R/O)
Vocal Only (R/O)Vocal Only (R/O)Vocal Only (R/O)
Variety
Can include demi character, musical theatre, cultural, ballroom, acro, any other dance styles
Variety
Can include demi character, musical theatre, cultural, ballroom, acro, any other dance styles
Variety
Can include demi character, musical theatre, cultural, ballroom, acro, any other dance styles
Jnr IAC Showcase (5-9 years) (O)Jnr IAC Showcase (5-9 years) (O)Musical Theatre (SR/R/O)
Battle to the Beats
Improvisation (run on troupe weekend) Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary
Inter IAC Showcase (10-13) (O)Student Choreography (SR/R/O) *see not for HSC works
Battle to the Beats
Improvisation (run on troupe weekend) Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary
Inter IAC Showcase (10-13 years) (O)
Snr IAC Showcase (14+) (O)
Battle to the Beats
Improvisation (run on troupe weekend) Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary
  • Some sections may be combined depending on numbers.
  • Adjudicator will have the right not to award 1st place if they feel the competitor would benefit from more experience in Specially Restricted or Restricted. An automatic 1st place may not be granted in a section with minimal numbers.
  • Tap sections Slow & Waltz Tap and  Straight & Fast have been combined.
  • Troupes will ONLY be split into small troupes (4 – 10 competitors) and large troupes (11+ competitors) in AUGUST EVENT. MAY EVENT TROUPE will be all troupes together. Please note competitor numbers on entry form.
  • Troupes must have a minimum of 4 dancers/competitors
  • Competitors may enter one or two routines in any given section including solos, duos, trios and and multiple entries for troupes.  NOTE: IAC SHOWCASE can only be entered 1x / performer/act

GENRE DESCRIPTIONS / DEFINITIONS

PLEASE NOTE MAY EVENT IS RESTRICTED / OPEN ONLY (SR/R WILL BE COMBINED). OCTOBER EVENT WILL BE SR / R /O

Specially Restricted – for students who are new to competitions and/or have not placed in that given genre at any age at any competition

Restricted – for students who have placed 1st in Specially Restricted in that given genre at any age at any competition

Open – for students who have placed 1st in Restricted in that given genre at any age at any competition

SPECIAL NOTE – Babies and 6/u are only split into Restricted and Open in both events

NOTE: We ask that competitors make contact with INSPIRE ARTS CHALLENGE info@inspireartschallenge.com.au should your Ranking change prior to our competition. Ie You may have entered as Restricted Jazz and then won at another comp meaning you need to go to Open.

We are relying on your honesty.

Ballet

May include Romantic Ballet, Classical Ballet, Neoclassical Ballet and can utilise non-traditional music as long as the technique and foundation remains true to style.

Tap

Tap styles have been combined: Slow / Waltz Ta or Straight / Fast Tap

Jazz / JFH (Babies, 6/u)

This style can include straight jazz or a combination of traditional jazz basics fused with JFH/HipHop

Jazz

Straight jazz styles.

Hip Hop

JFH and street styles which can include a fusion of sub genres such as pop’n’lock, breakdance, whacking, vogueing, dancehall etc

Lyrical

is commonly (but not necessary) performed to music with lyrics and movements are inspired by lyrics to express strong emotions or a story the choreographer/performer feels from the lyrics in the chosen song.

Contemporary

contemporary dance tends to combine the strong and controlled legwork of ballet with modern dance’s stress on the torso, and also employs abstraction, contract-release, floor work, fall and recovery, and improvisation characteristic of modern dance. Unpredictable changes in rhythm, speed, and direction are often used, as well. It sometimes also incorporates elements of non-western dance cultures.

Musical Theatre

must be performed to a piece of music from a musical and preferable (but not essential) to encompass dance style from musical. Can include live vocals, mime or simply dance.

Song & Dance

Competitors must use good quality tracks (NO backing vocals present). Competitors may use an original track for the DANCE break in Song & Dance but must revert back to instrumental track if finishing with vocal. Competitor must sing at least half of the song in Song & Dance. Microphone will not be available.

Vocal Only

Competitors must use good quality tracks (NO backing vocals present). Microphone and stand will be available for performers. If you are using an instrument and require DI / amplification please  contact IAC on peta@inspiredancefitness.com.au. Any genre is welcomed – There is no division of vocal sections.

  • Vocal Only Solo (R / O)
  • Vocal Only Duo / Trio
  • Vocal Only Troupe

Variety

this section is open to all styles / genres and acts that do not typically fit into one of the IAC categories. Ie demi character, acrobatics, cheer, pom, circus skills, contortion, musicians, comedy, cultural dance, ballroom dance, vocalist with backing dancers, vocalist/musician etc. The sky is the limit – as long as it is entertaining and age appropriate.

Mixed Age Duo/Trio

a fun section where we encourage dancers of various ages to perform together. Must have a minimum of 4 years difference between performers. Can be any style. Can be a teacher / student, student teacher / student, senior / junior, also great for siblings etc.

Student Choreography

choreographers must be students (not deriving income from teaching/performing).  Routines do not need to be performed by choreographer and can include more than 1 dancer. Student choreography can also include HSC works (Core Composition, Core Performance, Major Composition, Major Performance). This is a great opportunity for HSC students to receive feedback on their works and for their dancers to get experience performing. Note: entry is via choreographers age not dancers age.

IAC Showcase

Is an opportunity for solo dancers to become the FACE OF IAC for the following year. Students can enter the IAC SHOWCASE with any new or previously performed act in any dance style.

Only 1 act / person

Dancers MUST PERFORM IN THEIR SECTIONS to qualify –  a minimum of 3 solos in October event

Junior Showcase is open to 5-9 years ONLY

Intermediate Showcase is open to 10-13 years ONLY

Senior Showcase is open  to 14 years +

1st Place – $100 cash, sponsor prize pack, certificate & FACE OF 2022 IAC awarded to both Junior, Intermediate & Senior Showcase winner.

Runner Up – Sponsor Prize Pack & certificate awarded to both Junior, Intermediate & Senior Showcase

Battle to the Beats

is an Improvisation Event that will be run at our MAY EVENT. An opportunity for dancers to perform on the floor all together. Judges will watch and via a process of elimination through rounds the Battle To The Beats winners will be announced. This is a great way for dancers who may new, scared or nervous of Improvisation to get involved as they will be in groups.

CHECK TABLES ABOVE FOR STYLES

ATTIRE: regular class attire – crop and shorts, leotards etc. Please note you will not have time to get changed between genres except to maybe put on shorts / pants etc and obviously change shoes. NO COSTUMES. Numbers will be given to dancers to wear for identification.

PRIZES (at adjudicators discretion)

ALL Solo, Duo & Trio Competitors will receive an IAC Participant Pin

ALL Troupe Studios will receive Certificate of Participation and Studio Director/s will receive an IAC Pin

Solos /Duos/Trios –  1st, 2nd, 3rd medals / trophies (dependant on entries) + Highly Commended  certificates + some sections may have Supporter prizes

Troupes –  1st, 2nd, 3rd trophies for Studio (dependant on entries) + Highly Commended certificates + Performer Place IAC Pins + Studio/Competitor Certificate + some sections may have Supporter prizes

Other prizes (vouchers, products, experiences etc) may arise with sponsorship and donations. These will be notified via Facebook & Instagram –  so stay tuned.

https://www.facebook.com/InspireDanceFitness/

https://www.instagram.com/inspiredancefitness

 

MUSIC

Music Uploads Management is coming to us, we will now be using this service for our competitions. 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 uploads cloud storage” this 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.

Critiques and Videos

Critiques will be uploaded either on the day or after the event has finished. To access these, log into you 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.

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.

From the Team at Music Uploads

www.musicuploads.com.au

 

TIME LIMITS

Solos, Duos, Trios:  3 minutes max. Including reprise

Troupes: 5 minutes max. Including reprise

Vocal Only:   3 minutes max. Including reprise

NOTE: Reprise is not essential

Should a performer go over time by more than 10 seconds a deduction of 4 points will occur.

Music / Act will be timed from 1st movement, 1st sound to last movement / last sound

PROMPTING

No prompting from side stage or in the audience is permitted for competitors 7 years + – this can lead to disqualification.

Babies (3&4yrs)  & 6/u may have prompting – prefer to be done from the mid/back of the hall (preferable centred behind adjudicator is fine). The reason for avoiding side stage prompting is to avoid young dancers performing with their head turned the entire time – we want to see their beautiful faces!

PROPS

YOU WILL NEED TO CHECK IN ON GOVERNMENT & VENUE GUIDELINES. WE WILL MAKE THE NECESSARY GUIDELINES KNOWN CLOSER TO THE TIME. IT IS UP TO YOU TO STAY UP TO DATE VIA OUR SOCIALS. MAY BE HAND HELD PROPS ONLY.

IF ALL IS OK OUR USUAL RULES WILL APPLY

If reasonable to do so competitor should set up and remove their own props

Props are not to be stored in the hall throughout the day. They can be placed backstage or front of house at the beginning of each section and must be removed immediately after use.

TROUPE Weekend – please see sound desk if you need storage for large props and we will direct you

No flammables or live flames are to be used

No use of live animals

If you use petals, snow flakes, glitter, paper etc and it makes a mess of the stage you MUST clean quickly and immediately after your act.

If a prop is thrown from the stage/performance space into the audience and is deemed a hazard / dangerous this may lead to disqualification ie a ball being thrown into audience could cause injury

All free standing props must have protective caps on the legs / base to prevent damage to the floors.

Any props causing damage to the floor may incur penalty or if they are at risk of causing damage they may not be able to be used.

 

TAP SHOES

Please avoid wearing tap shoes in the hall (request of venues and courtesy to other dancers)

TROUPE WEEKEND at Penrith Valley Regional Sports Stadium – as we need to protect the stadium floor entrance / exit will be along a runner from the tunnel. DO NOT WALK ON THE STADIUM FLOOR AT ANY TIME with Tap shoes.

A map will be included in program

 

TROUPE WEEKEND

as we need to protect the stadium floor entrance / exit will be along a runner from the tunnel. DO NOT WALK ON THE STADIUM FLOOR AT ANY TIME with Tap shoes.

ARRIVAL

Competitors are encouraged to arrive at least an hour before to ensure adequate warm-up, set up, music registration etc and also in case we are running early. Constant Facebook updates will be made to keep competitors up to date with the days running so please ensure you LIKE and FOLLOW https://www.facebook.com/InspireDanceFitness and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inspiredancefitness/

PROTESTS

will only be accepted in writing, accompanied with a $10 fee within 10 minutes of the completion of the section. The protest must be handed in to an Inspire Arts Challenge Official Representative who will make contact with convenor and Adjudicator.

Adjudicators / Scribe

should not be approached by a teacher, performer or parent whilst they are at the desk. This can lead to disqualification of associated competitor/s. Any correspondence should be made through an Inspire Arts Challenge Official Representative.

If insufficient numbers, the committee reserves the right to amend or combine sections at their discretion. Refunds will be made if sections are cancelled.

All competitors and spectators enter at their own risk. No responsibility will be taken for any accident, injury or loss of property. This also applies to cars parked in the school / venue grounds.

REFUNDS

Once entries are accepted there will be no refunds unless the section in cancelled. You may transfer entries to other INSPIRE events / initiatives.

Once the program has been completed, changes will not be allowed, unless it is an IAC error or dancers need to change from SRest to Rest or Rest  to Open.

Competitors can not dance out of section unless they dance for REPORT ONLY.

SMOKING

Smoking is prohibited inside and on school / venue grounds – therefore you MUST EXIT the school / venue gate in order to smoke. This is a rule and regulation from NSW Department of Education (school) and venue.  Failure to abide by this rule may lead to disqualification of associated competitor/s and / or if caught by school / venue security / representative it can incur a direct fine.

DONATIONS & SPONSORSHIP

If any individuals, studios or businesses would like to support INSPIRE ARTS CHALLENGE we would appreciate your support as would our young artists and our chosen charity

  • Advertising in program and updated syllabus, FB & Insta shout outs, website links, section board and announcements throughout comp
  • Donate cash, services, opportunities, experiences or tangible prizes
  • Pop up stores & IAC Mini Market
  • Donation of prizes for Raffle to help support MAKE-A-WISH AUSTRALIA
  • Advertising / Product Placement in teacher Goody Bags and IAC Showcase Performer Goody Bags

You may nominate a section that you wish to support or leave it open to IAC to nominate. Acknowledgement and advertising support can be made throughout the lead up to the competition through FB. Insta and website, programme acknowledgement, verbal acknowledgement throughout the competition and placement of advertising materials throughout the competition. Please contact peta@inspiredancefitness.com.au for more information on how you can be involved.

 

POP UP STORES & IAC MINI MARKET

If any individuals or businesses that are dance / performing arts / child friendly related (no studios) would like to have a Pop Up Store at INSPIRE ARTS CHALLENGE please contact peta@inspiredancefitness.com.au for more information. We will also be having a mini market during troupe weekend. Great way to share / advertise your product / service.

DVD

An official operator may be available throughout the INSPIRE ARTS CHALLENGE should you wish to obtain a copy of your performance. There is to be NO personal Photography OR Videography of performers on stage. Failure to comply to these rules may lead to disqualification of associated competitor/s. Videographer availability will be notified through socials.

PHOTOGRAPHY

An official photographer may be available throughout the INSPIRE ARTS CHALLENGE should you wish to capture those amazing moments. You must book in well BEFORE YOUR ACT.  There is to be NO personal Photography OR Videography of performers on stage. Failure to comply to these rules may lead to disqualification of associated competitor/s. Photographer availability will be notified through socials.

photo opportunity media wall will be made available for all students / parents and teachers to have their photos taken with their awards and friends. Do  not forget to tag us in your shots so we can share #InspireDanceFitness #2021IAC #InspireArtsChallenge

CANTEEN

A fully stocked canteen will be available for performers & patrons from the start of the day to 1hr before completion of the day or as we feel needed.

OUR 2020IAC SUPPORTERS

(the following supporters are ready to support our young artists – more to come – listed in alphabetical order)

 

REMEMBER TO SUPPORT OUR SUPPORTERS

Active Style Dancewear – https://www.facebook.com/activestyledancewear/

Advantage Video Productions – https://www.facebook.com/advantagevideoproductions.com.au/

Brigette Gollasch Photography – https://www.facebook.com/brigettegollaschphotography/

Brownz Brow Bar – https://www.facebook.com/brownzbrowbar/

Burgerhead – https://www.facebook.com/theburgerhead/

Canteen Crew – https://www.facebook.com/thecanteencrew/

Danceree – https://www.facebook.com/danceree/

Dance On Board – https://www.facebook.com/danceonboard/

DeLorenzo Hair Care – https://www.facebook.com/delorenzohaircare/

Fit 4 Dance – https://www.facebook.com/Fit4dance1/

Funk Boutique – https://www.facebook.com/pg/funkboutique.com.au

Heartcore Legends – https://www.facebook.com/heartcorelegends

HeyYa TV – https://www.facebook.com/heyya.au/

Inspire Dance & Fitness – https://www.facebook.com/InspireDanceFitness/

Kelly Cleary – Travel Counsellor – https://www.facebook.com/KellyClearyTC/

KinesiAlice – https://www.facebook.com/KinesiAlice/

KySienn Accessories – https://www.facebook.com/kysienn/

Macarthur Braids – https://www.facebook.com/macarthurbraids/

Melissa Stevens Photography – https://www.facebook.com/melissa.stevensphotography

Milibelle Pointe Shoes – https://www.facebook.com/milibellepointeshoes/

Missy Name Necklace – https://www.facebook.com/missynamenecklace/

The_MW_Girls – https://www.instagram.com/the_mw_girls/

The Scissor Bar – https://www.facebook.com/thescissorbarhairdressers/

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BECOMING A 2020 IAC SUPPORTER PLEASE CONTACT PETA ON peta@inspiredancefitness.com.au TO FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN BE INVOLVED