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Friday, 18 December 2015 14:24

NEW - Opportunity Novice Ruling for ALL Festival Competition Entries 2016

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After due consideration, the ABD has decided to alter its Opportunity/Novice Ruling for
ALL Festival/Competition Entries

Solos

An Opportunity/Novice dancer is a dancer who has not been placed (1st –  4th ) in either a Stage or a Classical discipline (either in an Opportunity/Novice or Open section) in either an ABD organised festival/competition or any other festival/competition that they have previously entered.

 

A decision has been made regarding sections offered by the ABD and these will be as follows:-

Junior Stage
                     
Opportunity/Novice Solo

Junior Classical                
Opportunity/Novice Solo

Inter Stage                         
Opportunity/Novice Solo

Inter Classical                   
Opportunity/Novice Solo

Senior Stage                     
Opportunity/Novice Solo

Senior Classical               
Opportunity/Novice Solo

Competitors will be restricted to two (2) entries per age section and category.

Eg.        

Junior Stage
1st  Entry Tap & 2nd Entry Modern

Inter Classical
1st Entry Ballet & 2nd Entry Character

There will be NO Opportunity/Novice sections for Baby, Duets or Trios.

Troupes & Groups

There will be an Opportunity/Novice section for Troupes/Groups .

Here the ruling is the entered dance must not have been placed (1st – 3rd) in either a Stage or a Classical discipline (either in an Opportunity/Novice or Open section) in either an ABD organised festival/competition or any other festival/competition that it has previously taken part in.

Clarification of Categories

Stage Dances

Acro/Freestyle/Hip Hop/Lyrical/Modern/Own Arrangement/Soft Musical Comedy/Song & Dance/Tap

Classical Dances

Ballet/Character/Contemporary
/Greek/National

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