Sections, Ages, Timings

Categories of sections, age of classes and the time set limits

Ages are to be taken as of the closing date of the festival and the class categories are shown below:

You can enter one of every dance within your age group except for Baby sections and ALL Novice sections.

For example:
Baby Cabaret x Any two dances (But not the same genre).

Baby Classical x Any two dances (But not the same genre).

All Novice sections x Any two dances (But not the same genre).

ALL open sections are as follows:

Eg: All open classical age groups (Not baby or Novices).
If you have a Ballet, Character, National, Greek or Contemporary, you can enter them all if you wish.

Eg: All open cabaret age groups (Not baby or Novices).
If you have a Modern, Tap, Song & Dance, Lyrical, Street dance, Hop hop dance, Freestyle routine, Acro solo, Solo drama piece, Solo Song or MT piece, you can enter them all if you wish.

Baby Cabaret
3–5 years
Cabaret sections:
Tap – up to 1.5 minutes
Modern Jazz – up to 1.5 minutes
Lyrical – up to 1.5 minutes
Street/Hip Hop – up to 1.5 minutes
Freestyle – up to 1.5 minutes
S&D – up to 2 minutes
You can enter
two of the
following
genres of your
choice in this section
Baby Classical
3–5 years
Classical sections:
Ballet
– up to 1.5 minutes
National – up to 1.5 minutes
Greek – up to 1.5 minutes
Character – up to 2 minutes
You can enter
two of the
following
genres of your
choice in this section
Juvenile Novice Cabaret 
6-8 years
Cabaret sections:
Tap – up to 1.5 minutes
Modern Jazz – up to 1.5 minutes
Lyrical – up to 1.5 minutes
Street/Hip Hop – up to 1.5 minutes
Freestyle – up to 1.5 minutes
S&D – up to 2 minutes
You can enter
two of the
following
genres of your
choice in this section
Juvenile Novice Classical 
6-8 years
Classical sections:
Ballet
– up to 1.5 minutes
National – up to 1.5 minutes
Greek – up to 1.5 minutes
Character – up to 2 minutes
You can enter
two of the
following
genres of your
choice in this section
Juvenile Cabaret 
6-8 years
Cabaret sections:
Tap – up to 1.5 minutes
Modern Jazz – up to 1.5 minutes
Lyrical – up to 1.5 minutes
Street/Hip Hop – up to 1.5 minutes
Freestyle – up to 1.5 minutes
S&D – up to 2 minutes
Solo Drama – up to 3 minutes
Solo Song – up to 3.5 minutes
You can enter
one of the
following
genres of your
choice in this section
Juvenile Classical 
6-8 years
Classical sections:
Ballet
– up to 1.5 minutes
National – up to 1.5 minutes
Greek – up to 1.5 minutes
Character – up to 2 minutes
You can enter
one of the
following
genres of your
choice in this section
Junior Novice Cabaret  
9-11 years
Cabaret sections:
Tap – up to 2 minutes
Modern Jazz – up to 2 minutes
Lyrical – up to 2 minutes
Street/Hip Hop – up to 2 minutes
Freestyle – up to 2 minutes
S&D – up to 2.5 minutes
You can enter
two of the
following
genres of your
choice in this section
Junior Novice Classical  
9-11 years
Classical sections:
Ballet
– up to 2 minutes
National – up to 2 minutes
Greek – up to 2 minutes
Character – up to 2.5 minutes
You can enter
two of the
following
genres of your
choice in this section
Junior Cabaret  
9-11 years
Cabaret sections:
Tap – up to 2 minutes
Modern Jazz – up to 2 minutes
Lyrical – up to 2 minutes
Street/Hip Hop – up to 2 minutes
Freestyle – up to 2 minutes
Acro – up to 2 minutes
S&D – up to 2.5 minutes
Musical Theatre Solo (NOT S&D) – up to 5 minutes
Solo Drama – up to 3 minutes
Solo Song – up to 3.5 minutes
You can enter
one of the
following
genres of your
choice in this section
Junior Classical  
9-11 years
Classical sections:
Ballet
– up to 2 minutes
National – up to 2 minutes
Greek – up to 2 minutes
Contemporary – up to 2 minutes
Character – up to 2.5 minutes
You can enter
one of the
following
genres of your
choice in this section
Inter Novice Cabaret  
12-14 years
Cabaret sections:
Tap – up to 2 minutes
Modern Jazz – up to 2 minutes
Lyrical – up to 2 minutes
Street/Hip Hop – up to 2 minutes
Freestyle – up to 2 minutes
S&D – up to 2.5 minutes
You can enter
two of the
following
genres of your
choice in this section
Inter Novice Classical  
12-14 years
Classical sections:
Ballet
– up to 2 minutes
National – up to 2 minutes
Greek – up to 2 minutes
Character – up to 2.5 minutes
You can enter
two of the
following
genres of your
choice in this section
Inter Cabaret  
12-14 years
Cabaret sections:
Tap – up to 2 minutes
Modern Jazz – up to 2 minutes
Lyrical – up to 2 minutes
Street/Hip Hop – up to 2 minutes
Freestyle – up to 2 minutes
Acro – up to 2 minutes
S&D – up to 2.5 minutes
Musical Theatre Solo (NOT S&D) – up to 5 minutes
Solo Drama – up to 3 minutes
Solo Song – up to 3.5 minutes
You can enter
one of the
following
genres of your
choice in this section
Inter Classical  
12-14 years
Classical sections:
Ballet
– up to 2 minutes
National – up to 2 minutes
Greek – up to 2 minutes
Contemporary – up to 2 minutes
Character – up to 2.5 minutes
You can enter
one of the
following
genres of your
choice in this section
Senior Novice Cabaret
15-21 years
Cabaret sections:
Tap – up to 2 minutes
Modern Jazz – up to 2 minutes
Lyrical – up to 2 minutes
Street/Hip Hop – up to 2 minutes
Freestyle – up to 2 minutes
S&D – up to 2.5 minutes
You can enter
two of the
following
genres of your
choice in this section
Senior Novice Classical
15-21 years
Classical sections:
Ballet
– up to 2 minutes
National – up to 2 minutes
Greek – up to 2 minutes
Character – up to 2.5 minutes
You can enter
two of the
following
genres of your
choice in this section
Senior Cabaret
15-21 years
Cabaret sections:
Tap – up to 2 minutes
Modern Jazz – up to 2 minutes
Lyrical – up to 2 minutes
Street/Hip Hop – up to 2 minutes
Freestyle – up to 2 minutes
Acro – up to 2 minutes
S&D – up to 2.5 minutes
Musical Theatre Solo (NOT S&D) – up to 5 minutes
Solo Drama – up to 3 minutes
Solo Song – up to 3.5 minutes
You can enter
one of the
following
genres of your
choice in this section
Senior Classical
15-21 years
Classical sections:
Ballet
– up to 2 minutes
National – up to 2 minutes
Greek – up to 2 minutes
Contemporary – up to 2 minutes
Character – up to 2.5 minutes
You can enter
one of the
following
genres of your
choice in this section
Championship class
6-21 years 
Any
Applies to chosen genre
One competitor will
be chosen from any
one solo only
(NOT BABY OR NOVICES)
that the adjudicator
felt stood out from the rest of your
competitors over the whole festival.

The winning
competitor will be
named our Champion of Champions!
Duets Cabaret
11 years & under
The following genres of your choice in this section are:
Modern Jazz
Tap
Lyrical
Street / Hip Hop
Freestyle
Acro
Song & Dance

Up to 3 minutes
Each competitor
can enter up to
two duets, although
can only enter
once with the same partner regardless
of genre choice.
Duets Classical
11 years & under
The following genres of your choice in this section are:
Ballet
Character
National
Greek
Contemporary

Up to 3 minutes
Each competitor
can enter up to
two duets, although
can only enter
once with the same partner regardless
of genre choice.
Duets Cabaret
12 years & over
The following genres of your choice in this section are:
Modern Jazz
Tap
Lyrical
Street / Hip Hop
Freestyle
Acro
Song & Dance

Up to 3 minutes
Each competitor
can enter up to
two duets, although
can only enter
once with the same partner regardless
of genre choice.
Duets Classical
12 years & over
The following genres of your choice in this section are:
Ballet
Character
National
Greek
Contemporary

Up to 3 minutes
Each competitor
can enter up to
two duets, although
can only enter
once with the same partner regardless
of genre choice.
Trios/Quartets Cabaret 
11 years & under
The following genres of your choice in this section are:
Modern Jazz
Tap
Lyrical
Street / Hip Hop
Freestyle
Acro
Song & Dance

Up to 3 minutes
Each competitor
can enter up to
two trios/quartets
and can enter
with the same
partners regardless of genre choice.
Trios/Quartets Classical 
11 years & under
The following genres of your choice in this section are:
Ballet
Character
National
Greek
Contemporary

Up to 3 minutes
Each competitor
can enter up to
two trios/quartets
and can enter
with the same
partners regardless of genre choice.
Trios/Quartets Cabaret 
12 years & over
The following genres of your choice in this section are:
Modern Jazz
Tap
Lyrical
Street / Hip Hop
Freestyle
Acro
Song & Dance

Up to 3 minutes
Each competitor
can enter up to
two trios/quartets
and can enter
with the same
partners regardless of genre choice.
Trios/Quartets Classical 
12 years & over
The following genres of your choice in this section are:
Ballet
Character
National
Greek
Contemporary

Up to 3 minutes
Each competitor
can enter up to
two trios/quartets
and can enter
with the same
partners regardless of genre choice.
Groups Cabaret
Under 12 years
The following genres of your choice in this section are:
Modern Jazz
Tap
Song & Dance
Lyrical
Street / Hip Hop
Freestyle
Acro

Up to 5 minutes
Each competitor involved in any
group, must
not be over
the age limit
by the closing
date of
the festival.
Groups Classical
Under 12 years
The following genres of your choice in this section are:
Ballet
Character
National
Greek
Contemporary

Up to 5 minutes
Each competitor involved in any
group, must
not be over
the age limit
by the closing
date of
the festival.
Groups Cabaret
Over 12 years
The following genres of your choice in this section are:
Modern Jazz
Tap
Song & Dance
Lyrical
Street / Hip Hop
Freestyle
Acro

Up to 5 minutes
Each competitor involved in any
group, must
not be over
the age limit
by the closing
date of
the festival.
Groups Classical
Over 12 years
The following genres of your choice in this section are:
Ballet
Character
National
Greek
Contemporary

Up to 5 minutes
Each competitor involved in any
group, must
not be over
the age limit
by the closing
date of
the festival.

Entry fees

£5.00: Any solo / any age

£6.00: Any duet / any age

£8.00: Any trio or quartet / any age

£8.00: Groups – any style / any age / inclusive of any number of competitors involved

N/A Champion of Champions is FREE of charge and competitors will only be considered if they have entered a solo during the festival 

Certificates and Report Sheets

Certificates and reports sheets will be emailed to you with your place in the section at the end of the festival once results have been posted online.

Sections will have a programme time frame, just like a usual theatre based festival which will be put on our website once all the entries are in.