Saturday August 26th, 2017

S.O.B.H.D. Reg. No. C-ON-CO-17-1758


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Entries MUST be postmarked before August 7th, 2017 or subject to late entry fee of $10.00/entry

No entries will be accepted AFTER August 11th, 2017


Children under 12 years old free at the gate

$15 advance gate tickets (13 yrs +) will only be available online before August 1st


Please advise immediately via email of any changes in a Dancer's status


Morning Registration to Open @ 8:00am

Competition to Start @ 8:30am ALL Categories with the Fling

Afternoon Registration to Open @ 12:00 pm (Intermediate, Premier)

Competition to Start after morning awards and brief lunch ALL Categories with the Fling

Dances & Entry Fees:

Primary ($15.00):PdB (16), PdB & HC (x4), Fling (4), Sword (2&1)

Beginner/Novice ($25.00):Fling (4), Seann Triubhas (3&1), Lilt (4), Flora (4)

Intermediate/Premier ($25.00):Fling (4), Seann Triubhas (3&1), Strathspey & Half Tulloch, Hornpipe (4)

Venue: Dance Competition will be held inside the newly constructed outbuilding located at the South East end of the grounds. Flooring is loose gravel so please bring appropriate footwear to walk to the stage. Limited seating available for spectators, please bring lawn chairs.

Parking: Limited parking is available onsite as a "First come, first served" basis for $5. Additional free parking located at the Almonte Arena.

Rules Governing Competition: The NLHG will not be responsible for loss of property or injury no matter how caused. The philosophies and applicable rules of the SOBHD will govern the conduct of this competition. All dancers must present a valid 2016 dancer registration card, or proof that one has been applied for, on the day of the competition. Any dancer without a card must pay a $10 penalty and have any awards won withheld until such time as the dancer can present their valid card.

Technique and steps will be judged under SOBHD regulations. Judge's decision is final. Steps as indicated by numbers in brackets on this entry form. Dancers must dance in own category and age group. Age is determined as of the day of competition. Age groups formed at the discretion of the Games Committee according to entries. Age groups of fewer than 8 dancers will be avoided where possible. Swords will be placed for all competitors. Competitors will dance in reverse order of receipt of entries: "First to enter, last to dance".

Please Note: As per ScotDance Canada's "Child and Youth Abuse Prevention Program" policy, dancers will not be permitted to change in public areas, nor be permitted to be in the competition area only wearing bra tops or sports bras with dickies. Dancers must wear their jacket/vest, sweatshirt, studio jacket or tank top over any bra-type top used for dancing whenever outside the designated change area. We ask all dancers and parents of dancers for their cooperation in this regard and to please use the designated change areas when changing.

Awards & Trophies: Prizes awarded to a maximum of 6 places with the appropriate dance points awarded (88, 56, 38, 25, 16, 10). Primary through to Premier will receive awards for 1st - 6th. Aggregate trophy will be awarded in each age category except Primary. Cash Awards given to the most senior Premier age group as follows: 1st - $40, 2nd - $35, 3rd - $30, 4th - $35, 5th - $20, 6th - $15. Dancers must remain in appropriate costume for presentation of awards. Most Promising Dancer: A perpetual and keeper trophy will be awarded to the Beginner or Novice dancer who is deemed most promising by the Judge. Dancer of the Day: An overall perpetual and keeper trophy will be awarded to the Premier dancer with the highest total points over all events and all Premier age groups.