Information

TYPES OF ENTRIES

Solos (individual dancer

Duos (two competitors) 

Trios (three competitors) 

Quads (four competitors)

Troupes (5 or more competitors)

STYLES

Dance

  • Commercial / Straight Jazz

  • Broadway / Musical Theatre Jazz

  • Tap

  • Song & Dance / Song & Tap

  • Hip Hop

  • Classical Ballet

  • Neo Classical 

  • Lyrical

  • Contemporary

  • Character

Acrobatics

Vocal

AGES

  • Ages are taken as of 1st January that year. All competitors must dance in their correct age group to avoid disqualification. Birth certificates must be provided if asked

  • Duos, Trios, Quads are based on the eldest competitor (ie if a duo consists of a 9 year old and an 11 year old they must dance in the under 13 age group, not the under 10 age group)

  • Troupes are based on the average age of the group. This can be found by adding the ages of all troupe members together and dividing by the amount of dancers in that troupe. A document with all troupe members ages and DOBs are to be emailed at the time of troupe entry

  • Solos will run in the following age groups - Under 6, 6 - 7 years, 8 - 9 years, 10 - 11 years, 12 - 13 years, 14 - 15 years and Open Age

  • Miss / Mr Prodigy will run in the following age groups - Mini: 8 years and under, Junior: 9 - 13 years and Senior: 14+ years)

  • Duos, Trios and Quads will run in the following age groups - Under 10, Under 14 and Open Age 

  • Troupes will run in the following age groups - Under 6, Under 8, Under 10, Under 13, Under 17 and Open Age

  • Improvisation and Own Choreography will run in the following age groups - All Ages

  • Please note that there are no separate open or novice sections

Entry prices

* Solos ($25.00 per solo) 

* Duos / Trios / Quads ($10.00 per competitor)

* Troupes ($40.00 per troupe)

* Miss / Mr Prodigy ($40.00 per solo)

* 30.00 registration fee per competitor for Solos, Duos, Trios

and Quads. This fee covers audience entry for family and

friends attending the competition.

There is no registration fee for troupes competitors. Family

and friends wanting to watch these sections will need to

purchase a wristband. 

Time Limits

Solos - 3 minutes

Miss / Mr Prodigy - 4 minutes

Song and Dance / Tap solos - 4 minutes 

Duos / Trios - 3 minutes

Troupes - 5 minutes

Miss / Mr Prodigy

To qualify for the Miss / Mr Prodigy section dancers must enter and compete in 2 other dance solo sections.
Dancers will be able to compete with any style of dance or acrobatics and may choose to repeat a routine that they have already performed at the competition.
Age groups for the Miss / Mr Prodigy sections are as follows: 
Mini: 8 years and under

Junior: 9 - 13 years and

Senior: 14+ years

Awards 

* Solos (1st place, 2nd place and 3rd place: trophies and HM: ribbons)

* Duos / Trios / Quads (1st place, 2nd place and 3rd place: medals and HM: ribbons)

* Troupes (1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place and HM: ribbons)

* Special solo sections such as Improvisation and Own Choreography (1st place, 2nd place and 3rd place: trophies and HM: ribbons)

* Miss / Mr Prodigy (1st place: large trophy, tiara and $50.00, 2nd place and 3rd place: large trophies and HM: ribbons)

Adjudication will be done at the commencement of each section. 

Troupe audience entry

1 session - $10.00

1 day pass - $20.00

Weekend pass - $30.00
Cash only

Music

All music must be checked in 3 sections prior to the commencement of the section at the music check in desk. The first 3 sections of the day must be checked in 30 minutes before the first section commences. Music must be on a CD, iPod or iPhone. No USBs. Please bring backup copies of all music. All devices should only have the one song per disk / playlist. 

Please bring a dongle should your device require one. 
No inappropriate lyrics or songs are permitted. 

Vocals are not permitted for song and dance or song and tap sections. 

Timing and Scheduling

Prodigy Dance Competition can run up to one hour ahead of scheduled times indicated on program.

Timings are indicative only. It is suggested that you arrive 2 hours ahead of schedule to avoid disappointment.

View our rules and regulation by clicking below 

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