ENTER THE STAGE

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. They will not make offensive comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearances, body size, race, or religion. They will not disrupt other people or the event and will not make inappropriate physical contact.

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

Competitors will not swear or make sexist, racist, or other exclusionary jokes which may be offensive to those around me. They 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. They will let the organisers know if there are any issues.

FOLLOW THE COMPETITION RULES

Competitors will only use authorised materials that they 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. They 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 competitors are under 18, they will ensure their parent/guardian is with them whenever at the venue, and the parent/guardian of the competitor will ensure competent supervision. If any competitor or guardian/spectator is feeling uncomfortable, harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any concerns, they 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 breaching 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 jeopardise 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 performer's injury or illness to the event organisers.

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 organisers reserves the right to withdraw any competitor who appears to have such serious disability, injury or needs medical attention.

3.The competition organisers reserves the right to request the submission of a physician’s written authorisation for a crew member to compete whom are deemed medically or emotionally at risk by the competition organiser.
 

INSURANCE 

All Performing Arts Schools  must provide evidence of the following current insurance to the organisers 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  to any of the  performers as a result of the performance.