Competition Regulations

Everything you need to know! 

A deposit of $450.00 will reserve your studio’s spot for any Elite Dance Challenge event. A cheque or money order can be made to Elite Dance Challenge.


Studios who have a credit with us from 2020/2021 are not required to pay any sort of deposit.


​Elite Dance Challenge reserves the right to add/subtract days, move or cancel the competition due to unforeseen circumstances.

​Registration Deadline: Entries must be completed and submitted in full by January 5th, 2022


​Please note payment in the form of Studio Cheque or Money order must be received 6 Weeks Prior to the Event. There will be a 10% charge on all payments received after this date. There is a $30.00 NFS fee. (Payment may be submitted by email money transfer If payment is not received prior to the event the dancers are not permitted to perform.  

​Elite Dance Challenge will continue to accept registration so long as the time is permitted by the venue. We will close registration once the time is full.

​We will be sending a preliminary schedule of all confirmed entries via e-mail. ALL CHANGES MUST BE SUBMITTED AT THIS TIME.

We will try to accommodate all requested changes. NO CHANGES will be made once the final schedule has been sent. FINAL Schedule will not be sent should you have an outstanding balance on your entries. 

​Elite Dance Challenge reserves the right to cancel any competition if an inadequate amount of entries is in place to run the event.

​Elite Dance Challenge will not issue refunds for unforeseen circumstances such as extreme weather conditions, road closures, or any other extraneous circumstances. 

​Elite Dance Challenge will not be responsible for any additional charges incurred by students, teachers, choreographer or parents while attending any EDC event.

​Registration acknowledges your understanding that participants in dance competitions are subject to risk of injury. Registration acknowledges your acceptance of such risks, releases the director, staff and sponsors of Elite Dance Challenge from any claims for damages, injuries or loss of property while participating at our event.

​By entering Elite Dance Challenge, you are giving the right to use any photographs or videos taken at the event as promotional material.

​To reserve the safety of our dancers and the integrity of choreography, there is not videotaping, or photographing permitted during performances. This will result in disqualification.

​Please be respectful of all dancers performing on stage and refrain from entering and exiting the theatre during performances. Please wait until the end of the routine.

​The venue will open 1 hour prior to competition start time. Subject to change as new 2022 Event Protocol is confirmed to accommodate the ongoing COVID 19 Pandemic.

​Dressing rooms will be appointed by the EDC Staff. Please be courteous to all EDC participants and share rehearsal space.

​Please respect the EDC venue by keeping dressing rooms clean and tossing any trash. Vandalism is not accepted.

Dancers must be prepared to dance 30mins prior to their scheduled performance time should EDC be running ahead of schedule. Please check in with our EDC Stage Manager.  These Guidelines are subject to change to reflect the most up to date COVID 19 Protocol.

​All entries must perform in the order of the program, unless given permission by the Elite Dance Challenge Director or Stage Manager. Should a routine miss their appointed performance time it could result in a being adjudicated only and not eligible for category placement.

​Music must be submitted 2 weeks in advance through your Dance Bug Account.

​In the event that a performance is not completed, the routine is allowed to perform again, but to be adjudicated only. These routines are not eligible for placement or overall awards.

​Elite Dance Challenge, its directors or its staff will not be held responsible for any injury or loss of property to contestants, parents, teachers or any member while attending any Elite Dance Challenge Event.

​Studio entries will not be permitted to perform should the studio have any outstanding fees or balance; all payment must be received in full PRIOR to the event. 

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