Thank you for choosing to participate in the Ballaarat Solo Competition.

 

Registration

Competitions are required to report to the Registrar in the foyer 15 minutes prior to the start of the session.


Withdrawal

  • To withdraw prior to the competition weekend please contact Julie ~ 0417 390 599

(If NO answer please leave a message or send a text message.)

  • To withdraw during the competition please text the above number or email ballaaratsolocomp@gmail.com. Do not call as we may be in the theatre and wont' be able to answer.

Failure to notify us of your withdrawal 24 hours prior to your scheduled performance will incur a $25.00 fine under the CV ruling (as listed in the CV Solo Rules)


Refunds

Refunds will be handled via Calisthenics Victoria.


Music

As per standard competition procedure, music is uploaded ahead of time. Please bring a backup of your music on a usb stick.  There is no provision to use CDs.


Lighting

Blackouts are available for all sections, however there will be no lighting.


Critique Papers

Will be available for pick up from the registration desk after the end of the section. There may be a slight delay as there is paperwork that we need to  complete prior to handing these out.


Coaches

Coaches are required to report to Registration and present their current card to collect their complimentary entry pass for the session in which their student is competing.  Passes will only be issued to the coach listed on the entry form (a list of eligible coaches is available at the desk).  You will need to show ID to receive your pass.

A free ticket will be issued to only one listed coach per dancer. Additional listed coaches can purchase a discounted ticket for $10.

A coach with no student competing can purchase a discounted ticket at a child price (upon presentation of a VCCA registration card).

Please Note Coaches: That you will need to show your VCCA Teacher Registration on your Mobile phone to receive the discounted ticket or free entry pass, even if we know who you are please do the right thing and show your valid card. If you do not show us your registration you will have to pay full price.


Programs

Programs will not be placed on our website prior to the competition. These will be available on the day for a small cost.


Audience Tickets

Tickets for your guests and audience members can be purchased at the door using either cash of EFTPOS at both venues.

When registering, competitors will receive their own pass to view the session they are competing in only.  They will also receive a Coaches Backstage Pass and a single viewing ticket.  The person putting the dancer on the stage must hold one of these tickets.

A ticket is required for entry to the dressing rooms and auditorium

  • Adults: $20 per session (2 sessions per day)
  • Concession/Child: $15 per session (blue pension card only, not health care card)
  • VCCA - $10

 


EFTPOS

EFTPOS will be available at the door for the purchase of tickets and merchandise.


Merchandise

Light-up pens, normal pens, badges, clipboards, and teddy bears in small and medium sizes.

Cash or EFT available.


Canteen

A canteen will be available at both venues.

  • Mary's Mount @ Loreto - snacks and water only
  • Founders Hall @ Fed Uni - extensive menu, see below

Results * Rule as per CVI Rules

At metropolitan competitions, the following placings are being awarded:

8 or less competitors

  • At least 2 remain unplaced
  • 1st, 2nd 3rd
  • HM & HC - No equals

9 or more competitors

In sections of 9 or more

  • must leave at least 2 unplaced
  • 1st - 3rd , No equals
  • HM, No more than 2
  • HC, No more than 2

15 or more competitors

  • Special Mention may be awarded at Adjudicator's discretion. Maximum of 2 No points announced - does not have to be next down points from HC
  • May be awarded up to and including 13 years (Juniors)

Adjudication

NO Parents or Coaches can be side stage when the Adjudicator is on the stage giving results. Only Technicians and official of the Ballaarat Solo Comp will be permitted side stage.

Results will be published throughout the competition on our Facebook and Website.

 

Please remember

  • Competition is supposed to be fun
  • Most competitors are children
  • The Adjudicators are entitled to their Opinion
  • The Helpers are all Volunteers
  •  It is equally important to know how to win well as to lose well

Founders Theatre @ Federation University

Curtains

Founders Theatre - Back curtain is available for entry and exits.


EFTPOS

EFTPOS will be available at the door for the purchase of tickets and merchandise.


Fed Uni Canteen

  • Open between 9am and 6pm Saturday and Sunday
  • No Cash, EFTPOS only.  As Fed Uni is a cash-free campus, cash payments can not be accepted in the canteen
Menu: barista made coffee, tea and hot chocolate, fresh juices, soft drinks, still water, pies, pasties, sausage rolls, steamed dim sims, sandwiches and wraps, muffins, cookies and sweet slices, lollies and chocolate bars, fruit salad, a range of salads, whole fruit

Parking

Parking fines are issued across the permit zone car parks. Please observe parking signage across campus. The free Public Car Parks are located in Car Park 1 & 2. View or download a campus map.