RULES OF CONDUCT

We expect the following from all Competitors and Studio Owners.

TREAT OTHERS WITH RESPECT

Competitors will not abuse, stalk, harass or threaten others. I will not make offensive comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearances, body size, race, or religion. I will not disrupt other people or the event and I will not make inappropriate physical contact.

KEEP IT G-RATED AND BE MINDFUL OF LANGUAGE, CREATE A FAMILY FRIENDLY ENVIROMENT

Competitors will not swear or make sexist, racist, or other exclusionary jokes which may be offensive to those around me. I will behave in a way that is suitable for anyone to view, including young children.

RESPECT THE VENUE AND EQUIPMENT

Competitors will keep the venue clean and tidy and use the rubbish and recycling bins as appropriate. I will let the organisers know if there are any issues.

FOLLOW THE COMPETITION RULES

Competitors will only use authorised materials that I have the right to use and release and will not submit any projects which are potentially libellous, false, defamatory or overtly political or contains material which is potentially confidential, commercially sensitive, or which would cause personal distress or loss. I will check at any stage, if unclear, competition rules.

LOOK AFTER MYSELF AND OTHERS

Competitors will remember that we are all here to perform and watch performances, not party. If I am under 18, I will ensure my parent/guardian is with me whenever I am at the venue, and if I am the parent/guardian of the performer under 18, I will ensure I keep an eye on them. If I am feeling uncomfortable, am being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any concerns, I will immediately contact Enter the Stage organisers.

We remind all involved in 'Enter the Stage' competition bad sportsmanship either in the auditorium, backstage or in the foyer, venue will not be tolerated at any time. Any competitor breeching this rule will be asked to leave the venue/building. Enter The Stage is a friendly competition which gives dancers the opportunity to perform in a positive and friendly atmosphere, showcasing their talent in the industry.

Enter The Stage is a privately run competition and will be operated as directors intend. The management and committee hold the rights to refuse entry to any person/s or entrants whom they deem could jeopardize the purpose and environment of the competitions. Unprofessional behaviour will not be tolerated in any way and may result in immediate disqualification and ban from the competitions.

MEDICAL ATTENTION 

1.It is the responsibility of the school , trainer/coach or school administrator to report a performers  injury or illness to the event organizer(s).

2.If at any time prior to or during the competition an independent  performer or school  member is ill, injured, or his/her physical or emotional condition is at risk by participating, he/she may be declared ineligible to compete, or disqualified from competing further. The competition organizer(s) reserves the right to withdraw any competitor who appears to have such serious disability, injury or needs medical attention.

3.The competition organizer(s) reserves the right to request the submittal of a physician’s written authorization for a crew member to compete whom are deemed medically or emotionally at risk by the competition organizer.

INSURANCE 

All Performing Arts Schools  must provide evidence of the following current insurance to the organizers with their registration and/or sign the waiver that has been sent to you. 

  • Public Liability Insurance to an amount of no less than $10,000,000
  • Insurance adequate to indemnify the performers against loss or damage to your own property and, that of your employees and your subcontractors.
  • Insurance adequate to indemnify Enter the Stage and Australian Performing Arts Network PTY LTD including its employees and volunteers . against any injury caused to any of the team’s performers as a result of the performance