Rules and Regulations


RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • Our competition is open for all dance students from 8 – 19 years old and young dancers ages 20 and up.
  • A participant’s age for competition season is determined strictly as of January 1, 2017.
  • Participants may enter the competition representing a school or as an independent participant.
  • Participants may enter the competition as solo contestants, as part of an ensemble, or both.
  • To be eligible to participate in the Finals, dancers must be selected from one of the semi-finals or by video.Video files will be accepted through October 10, 2017.
  • Participant selected at Semi-Finals have first priority over video audition applicants.
  • WBAC reserves the right to use any photo or video recording of the participants’ performances during the competition for promotional purposes.
  • Registration will be closed when each location’s quota is reached .
  • WBAC has the right to refuse any application at its discretion.
  • All solo participants have a choice of performing in one or both of the following categories:
    Classical Ballet – (variation must be chosen from the Classical Repertoire List)
    Contemporary Dance – (category includes any solo variation that is not taken from the Classical List)           Pas de Deux – Participants who wish to perform Pas de Deux from the Classical Repertoire List may perform EntireAdagio, Coda and Variation

Classical Repertoire List

Note: All copyright negotiations are the responsibility of each participant.

Ballet (Composer/Choreographer)

  • Giselle (Adam/Perrot, Coralli) Variation of Giselle, Act I Peasant Pas de Deux, Pas de Deux Variation from Act II
  • Don Quixote (Minkus/Petipa) All Pas de Deux, Act I, Act II and Act III Variations, All Kitri’s Variations and Queen of the Dryads
  • Le Corsaire (Adam, Drigo/Petipa) Pas d’Esclave and Variations, Odalisques Variations, Jardin Anime, Act III Pas de Deux and Variations
  • Diana & Acteon (Pugni/Vaganova) Pas de Deux and Variations
  • Flower Festival at Genzano (Helsted/Bournonville) Pas de Deux and All Variations
  • Grand Pas Classique (Auber/Gsovsky) Pas de Deux and Variations
  • La Bayadere (Minkus/Petipa) All Variations
  • Coppelia (Delibes/St. Leon) Pas de Deux, all variations
  • La Esmeralda (Pugni/Petipa) Pas de Deux and Variations
  • La Fille Mal Gardee (Hertel/Nijinska, Romanoff) Pas de Deux and Variations
  • La Sylphide (Lovenskjold/Bournonville) Pas de Deux and Variations
  • Paquita (Minkus/Petipa) Any Variation
  • Raymonda (Glazunov/Petipa) All Variations
  • Satanella (Pugni/Petipa) Pas de Deux and Variations
  • Swan Lake (Tchaikovsky/Petipa, Ivanov) Pas de Trois and Variations, Odette’s Variation, Act II Black Swan Pas de Deux and Variations
  • The Flames of Paris (Asafiev/Vainonen) Pas de Deux and Variations
  • The Nutcracker Suite (Tchaikovsky/Vainonen) Pas de Deux and Variations
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Tchaikovsky/Petipa) All Variations
  • Walpurgis Nacht (Gounod/Lavrovsky) Pas de Deux and Variations
  • The Talisman (Schnietzhoeffer/Drigo/Petipa) All Variations
  • Napoli All Variations
  • The Fairy Doll Variations

For any other variations not on the list contact us for conformation by e-mail :  grandprix@wbacompany.com

Throughout the competition the jury will evaluate a candidate’s potential as a ballet dancer by considering:

  • Artistry
  • Presentation
  • Physical suitability
  • Courage and individuality
  • An imaginative and sensitive response to the music
  • A clear grasp in communicating differing movement dynamics
  • Technical facility, control, and coordination.

Selection to the Finals

  • All participants will be invited to WBAC Finals, based on score and on judges’ request.

Awards

  • The winners in the Classical Ballet (Solo and Pas de Deux), Contemporary Dance, Ensembles (All age), and category will be announced separately.
  • The jury of WBAC-GRAND PRIX reserves the right not to present all of the announced awards.

Awards for Dancers include

Medals – Scholarships – Titles – Cash Prices – Diplomas and other
prizes will be awarded to all competition categories.

Special Awards:

  • WBAC- GRAND PRIX Award-prize $5000
  • Cash Prices Group – A, B, C, D, E, F
  • Top 5  , Top 10 , Top 20
  • 1st,  2nd,  3rd places
  • Appearance Award
  • Artist Award
  • Best Choreography Award
  • Best Ensemble Award
  • Musicality Award
  • Potential Award
  • Best School Award
  • Best Teacher Award
  • Technique Award
  • Scholarship Award

 

Group A: 8-10 years old      (Solo)

Group B: 11-13 years old     (Solo)

Group C: 14-16 years old     (Solo, Pas de Deux )

Group D: 17-19 years old     (Solo , Pas de Deux )

Group E: 20-up years old     (Solo , Pas de Deux )

Group F: Ensemble-Age: (8-up) years old

Time

Classical Solo:  Any Variation from Classical Repertoire List  – up to 2:30 min

Contemporary Solo: up to 2:30 min

Pas-de-Deux: Entre, Adagio,Coda and Variation : up to 10:00 min

Small Ensemble: 2-4 dancers: up to 3:00 min

Medium Ensemble: 5-10 dancers: up to 3:30 min

Large Ensemble: 10 or more dancers: up to 4:30 min

Fees

ALL PAYMENTS in US dollars

WBAC-Grand Prix does not accept personal checks

Participant must pay the appropriate fee with the application or it will not be processed

Accepted methods of payments

PAY PAL, VISA, MASTER CARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS (during registration online)

Payments online:     https://wbac-grandprix.com/online-registration/ 

All fees must be paid during registration at the Competition.

All registration forms with out payment is not valid.

Fees for Semi-Finals

Registration – $85 per dancer

Solo Variation – $90 each

Solo Contemporary – $90 each

Pas de Deux – $120 per dancer

Small Ensembles (2-4 members) – $40 per dancer

Ensembles (5+ members) – $35 per dancer

Solo Video Registration – $50 per dancer

Ensemble Video Registration – $50 per ensemble

Fees for Canada Finals

Registration – $160 per dancer

Solo Variation – $90 each

Solo Contemporary – $90 each

Pas de Deux – $120 per dancer

Small Ensembles (2-4 members) – $40 per dancer

Ensembles (5+ members) – $35 per dancer

Music

Music must be submitted in MP3 format and send by e-mail: music@wbacompany.com Competitors should use  quality recordings of the respective piece.  The File must clearly be labeled with the competitor’s full name, location, title of the piece and ON or OFF stage. A backup File must be readily available by the competitor. It is the responsibility of each competitor to secure music rights. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A SECOND COPY OF EACH FILE WITH YOU DURING COMPETITION ON USB Flash Drive.

 

Deadlines

When applying for Semi-Finals, participants’ registration forms must be postmarked no later than 15 days prior to the date of the competition.

When applying for Semi-Finals Video Audition, participants’ registration forms and video files must be postmarked no later than 30 days prior to the date of the Finals competition.

Registrations received after the cut-off dates may be refused.For all changes submitted later than 2  weeks before the competition will be subject to a $35.00 change fee.

Participant must pay the appropriate fee with the application or it will not be processed

When applying for the Finals, participants must submit their registration forms no late then next day after get Semi-Finals results.

WBAC does not accept return receipt-requested mail. Confirmation of receipt of each participant’s registration materials will be sent to participants at the e-mail address indicated on their application forms within 10 days of receipt of the materials by the WBAC office. If you have not received a confirmation within 15 days of sending your materials, contact the WBAC office by e-mail at grandprix@wbacompany.com

 

Refund: There will be no refund of processed payments.

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March thru August – Tel:  81.50 3557 7364  ,  Tel:  81.70 431 43258

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