2018 GTB NATIONAL FINALS

Caloundra Events Centre
SEPTEMBER 27 – OCTOBER 3, 2018 (FOR ADVANCED SCHEDULE see bottom of page)
AGE CUT OFFS: AGE AT QUALIFYING (Solos/Duos/Trios) JANUARY 1 (Troupe members)

2018 GTB FINALS

All previous regionals have exhausted quotas. We will assess space throughout the year, please email “accounts@getthebeat.com.au” to go on a waitlist for finals.

QUICKLINKS TO ENTRIES

ENTER HERE FOR COLOUR BY CHLOE / STELLA MODEL SEARCH

This includes entries for Duos/Trios, Champs, Top 5, Model Search, Improv Sections

Click to Enter Groups, Small Groups, Hip Hop Crews

Rookie of the Year – Click to enter if you competed in MY FIRST SOLO in 2018

Click to enter if you didn’t qualify for National Finals by placing in any solo all 2018

Similar to Queen of GTB in 2017, Raw gives a voice to dancers in 2018

MORE INFORMATION


NATIONAL TITLES

ROUTINE CAN BE DIFFERENT TO THE ONE YOU QUALIFIED WITH, BUT MUST BE SAME GENRE
QUALIFYING CAN BE ACHIEVED AT ANY GTB REGIONAL IN 2018 (PLUS KL 2017)

JUDGING
This will be done in the same format as we do at every GTB event for sections other than Championships. The judge will provide audio feedback as well as scoring which will be attached to your dropbox folders. We aim to provide specialist adjudicators for each genre.

// SOLOS

SOLOISTS AGE – You will enter the age section based on what age you were when you qualified. for example, if you were 7yrs old and qualified in 8&U, you would be eligible to enter 7&U at Finals. EVERY ENTRY WILL BE CHECKED AND CHANGED IF NECESSARY.

THE FINALS QUALIFYING CRITERIA
Soloists – Attain 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th at any GTB Tour Stop, or Golden Ticket via judges discretion.
Additional Solo Entry – All soloists that qualify for The Finals are allowed to enter and perform one (1) additional solo routine. This additional routine may be one that didn’t qualify, a new routine, can replace a already qualified routine. This routine cannot be repeated in any other section or Champion of Champions (if qualified)

ROUTINE CAN BE DIFFERENT TO THE ONE YOU QUALIFIED WITH, BUT MUST BE SAME GENRE

// DUOS/TRIOS

AGE – You will enter the age section based on what age you were when you qualified. for example, if the oldest dancer in the Duo/Trio was 9yrs old and qualified in 10&U, you would be eligible to enter 10&U at Finals. EVERY ENTRY WILL BE CHECKED AND CHANGED IF NECESSARY.

THE FINALS QUALIFYING CRITERIA
Duos/Trios – 
Attain 1st, 2nd, or 3rd at any GTB Tour Stop
Additional Duo/Trio Entry – All Duo/Trio acts that qualify for The Finals are allowed to enter and perform one (1) additional Duo/Trio routine or one (1) solo routine each, in a different style. This additional routine may be one that didn’t qualify, a new routine, can replace a already qualified routine. This routine cannot be repeated in any other section.

ROUTINE CAN BE DIFFERENT TO THE ONE YOU QUALIFIED WITH, BUT MUST BE SAME GENRE

// GROUPS

GROUPS AGE – Oldest member as at JANUARY 1, 2018 (same as all GTB Tour Stops)

THE FINALS QUALIFYING CRITERIA
Groups – 
Attain 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th place at any GTB Tour Stop
Additional “1 for 1” Entry – All studios that qualify for The Finals are allowed to enter and perform one (1) additional group routine per routine qualified with. This additional routine may be one that didn’t qualify, a new routine, can replace a already qualified routine. For example, a studio that qualifies with 5 routines, may perform 10 routines at the finals. NO MAXIMUM OR MINIMUM AMOUNT OF ROUTINES ARE ALLOWED


// GTB Champion of Champions (Soloists) 

GET THE BEAT CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS QUALIFYING
Dancers that have qualified for Championships at a GTB Tour Stop may enter this (can only enter once, and it can be a new routine and genre, but it cannot be used at any other section at Finals).

AGE QUALIFYING 
Mini (6&U), Petite (7-8yrs), Pre-Junior (9-10yrs),  Junior (11-12yrs), Teen (13-14yrs), Senior (15-16yrs), Pre Professional (17+)
The Age section you fall in is based on the category you qualified with at your regional (tour stop) or lower. Example – if you competed in Petite at Tweed Heads, then you will compete in Petite at the Finals. For lower – if you qualified as a 12yr old in Teen at your regional, then you are welcome to compete in Junior at finals.

NOTE 1: One entry per competitor
NOTE 2: May be a different routine and style than what you have qualified with
NOTE 3: The routine you choose to perform may not be performed anywhere else at Finals
NOTE 4: There will be Seven (7) Champion of Champion Age sections

ROUTINE CAN BE DIFFERENT TO THE ONE YOU QUALIFIED WITH AND EVEN A DIFFERENT GENRE


// GTB Top 5 Dance Off (Soloists) 

GET THE BEAT TOP 5 DANCE OFF QUALIFYING
Dancers that have qualified for Championships AND made the TOP 5 at a GTB Tour Stop may enter this (can only enter once, and it can be a repeated (EXCEPT AT CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS) routine from any other section at Finals and any genre).

AGE QUALIFYING 
Mini (6&U), Petite (7-8yrs), Pre-Junior (9-10yrs),  Junior (11-12yrs), Teen (13-14yrs), Senior (15-16yrs), Pre Professional (17+).
The Age section you fall in is based on the category you qualified with at your regional (tour stop) or lower. Example – if you competed in Petite at Perth, then you will compete in Petite at the Finals. For lower – if you qualified as a 12yr old in Intermediate at your regional, then you are welcome to compete in Junior at finals.

NOTE 1: One entry per competitor
NOTE 2: May be a different routine and style than what you have qualified with
NOTE 3: The routine you choose to perform may be repeated once at Finals, except in Champion of Champions
NOTE 4: There will be Seven (7) Dance Off sections.

ROUTINE CAN BE DIFFERENT TO THE ONE YOU QUALIFIED WITH AND EVEN A DIFFERENT GENRE


// GTB STARZ CATEGORY
THIS IS A NON-NATIONAL TITLE COMPETITION AT FINALS.

SOLOISTS AGE – You will enter the age section based on what age you were when you danced at the Regional. Starz categories are every 2 years.

THE FINALS QUALIFYING CRITERIA
You can only enter this category if you DID NOT qualify/receive a GOLDEN TICKET at any Regional with ANY SOLO. If you received one for JUST a Duo/Trio (and not a solo) you MAY enter this category. Competitors MUST have entered a solo and competed at a regional and did not qualify for National Title Competition.

STYLES/AGES AVAILABLE
*NEW for 2018* All styles available, you can enter as many as you wish, if you enter Starz you MAY NOT enter National Solos sections above as well. Age groups – Mini (3-6), Petite (7-8), Pre Junior (9-10), Junior (11-12), Teen (13-14) and Senior (15+)

ROUTINE TIME LIMITS
2.45 MIN TIME LIMIT APPLIES. 3.30 MIN FOR SONG AND DANCE.

JUDGING
Same as regional championships. Starz category will be scored.


// ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

QUALIFYING AGE – You will enter the age section based on what age you were when you danced at the Regional. ROTY categories are every 2 years.

ROTY QUALIFYING CRITERIA
Participate in the MY FIRST SOLO section at a regional and you qualify to enter this ROOKIE OF THE YEAR section at Finals

ROUTINE CAN BE DIFFERENT TO THE ONE YOU QUALIFIED WITH AND EVEN A DIFFERENT GENRE


SPECIFIC NATIONALS RULES

All Soloists competing for the The Finals Title Category must qualify via the above means. If a Soloist competes at different GTB Tour Stops and qualifies with more than one act in the same style, they may only compete with one of the routines at The Finals in that section (e.g. wins or places at Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast for 12/u Lyrical), However, the dancer may compete with the 2nd routine in the age group above. There will be a separate competition for the Champion of Champions Category held at The Finals, Dancers that have qualified for a GTB Tour Stop Championship may enter this (can only enter once, and it can be a new routine, but it cannot be used at any other section at Finals). Sections will be split into 6 age groups – same as a large GTB Tour Stop such as Sunshine Coast, or Gold Coast. Styles not subject to qualification – Novice, Debut, Improv.

Groups are permitted to compete against themselves if qualified with more than one routine in any section. Top Groups will be invited to Gala.

Standard GTB Tour Stop rules apply other than this. Find these here

PRIZES

Each competitor will receive multiple Get the Beat style awards just for making it to our Finals, these include; medals, ribbons, dog tags, certificates, dance merchandise, etc. Prizes listed may vary, may change may be excluded, may be added to.

The Finals (Soloists) winners – Large Trophy & Sponsor prizes
The Finals (Duos/Trios) winners – Large Trophy & Sponsor prizes
GTB Champion of Champions (Soloists) – Oversize Trophy & big prize money or overseas trip for each age champion
Top 5 Danceoff (Soloists) – Oversize Trophy & big prize money & possible Scholarships for certain ages
The Finals (Groups) – Large Trophies for 1st,2nd,3rd. Oversize Trophy for each winning age group champion.
GTB STARS CATEGORY (Soloists) – Trophy & Qualifying for Stars Champs during event

All Champion of Champion participants receive a commemorative award to recognise their achievement.

ADDITIONAL AWARDS

At The Finals we will be giving additional awards on the night such as, Outstanding Jazz, Tap, etc Directors Favourite routine, etc etc..